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Chail an Untouched World of Hills & Valleys

Chail a promised land of ‘peace, delight and nature’s wonder’ never fails to awe – stuck its guests at first seeing. Its village set – up, wishful lifestyle, sip of tea and countless stories are an experience of overwhelming emotions.
Chail has its stories dating back to the ‘British Times’ and its lanes exhibit the remnant of ‘Victorian’ élan.

44 Kms away from Shimla, the hill station shares the story of ‘Maharaja of Patiala’…
The romance of yesteryears from Chail reveals ~ His Highness ‘Maharaja of Patiala’ was unceremoniously barred from entering Shimla, after he attempted to elope with his beloved; who coincidentally was ‘Viceroy’s daughter’.

Chail consequently became the summer retreat of the ‘Maharaja of Patiala’ and the ‘Eden’ harboring passion of unfulfilled love. The palace with ‘English suburban architectural design’, adorned with ‘grey stone’ and styled with wooded floors hosted ‘Maharaja of Patiala from 1891.
If you’re set to conquer the unfinished stories; the palace of ‘Maharaja of Patiala’ is waiting to host you; as it has been born-again as heritage hotel for travelers.

Chail can be a complete honeymooner’s entrancement; and love bird’s hideout in winters. Chail is best experienced during winters in January and February amid its snowfall and picturesque beauty.

Chail is home to the world’s highest cricket ground, situated at an altitude of 2000 meters. Chail will be an ecstasy to never forget in midst of ‘walk through cedar forests, spotting wildlife at Chail Wildlife Sanctuary, and unmasking the legendary stories of yesteryears…

Facts about Chail:

  • Chail is situated at Himachal Pradesh
  • The hill station is located at a distance of 44 Kms from Shimla
  • Polo ground is situated at an altitude of 2500 meters
  • Chail is a must visit destination for hikers


Attractions at Chail:

  • Chail Cricket Ground
  • Chail Polo Ground
  • Sadhupul Lake
  • Lake Restaurant (munch on hot foods while dipping your feet in cold lake water)
  • Chail Palace built in 1891
  • Kali ka Tibba
  • Siddh Baba ka Mandir
  • Chail Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Himalayan Nature Park


How to reach Chail?

  • Chail is easily accessible by train, road and air.
  • Kalka is the nearest railway station to Chail.
  • Bus services from ‘Delhi, Shimla, Chandigarh, Kalka and Kandaghat’ are available
  • Taxi service is available from Shimla


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