Best time to visit:- January to March and April to October

Popular Destination :

Palaces, Wildlife and Honeymoon

Description :

Chail is an ideal hill station for family holidays as well as for perfect honeymoon planning, it is 44 Kms from Shimla and 45 Kms from Solan.  The Chail Palace is well known for its finest architecture, the palace was built as summer retreat by the Maharaja of Patiala during the British Rule. Chail is a beautiful place totally covered by beautiful forest of chir, pine and deodars. Because of its closeness and connectivity with Simla, Chail has become a very popular tourist destination over time. The world’s highest cricket ground is situated here built back in 1893. The other major tourist attractions are Chail Palace, the hill station is known for Chail Sanctuary, which homes sambar, goral, and cheer pheasants. The Sanctuary is covered in rather wide area covering a total of about 10,854 acers. Some other places of interest in Chail including Chail Gurudwara, Kali ka Tibba and Lover's Point. Now Chail is becoming as a part of adventure activities, few resorts are offering to guests for its exciting recreational activities, bonfire music and dance, nature walks, trekking, cycling, hiking, yoga, rappelling and many more. 

Weather Details :

Summer:   15°C to 24°C
Winter:   -4°C to 10°C
Monsoon:   5°C to 20°C

Main Attractions :

Chail Palace

Chail Palace is one of the major tourist attraction of the town, which is spread over a huge area of 75 acers. The Palace was constructed by the king of Patiala. The land was gifted to the King of Partiala by the British Government as a gratitude to his help of British Government in Anglo-Nepalese War. The Palace is now converted as a Heritage Hotel.

Chail Cricket Ground

ChailCriket Ground is the prime attraction of Chail, which is renowned for its highest cricket ground in the world. The cricket ground is situated at an altitude of 2,444 meter and was established in 1893. This beautiful cricket ground is surrounded by lush green thick forests of deodar.

Kali ka Tibba

Kali ka Tibba lies on the top of the mountain Blossom. It is named after the Rajmata’s Cottage. The temple is devoted to Goddess Kali (Goddess Kali dedicated to Hindu goddess of war and destructions). This beautiful place is surrounded by Shivalik Range and the Choor Chandni Peak. Apart from pilgrimage reasons, there is one more reason to this shrine that attract many tourists here – it is a remarkable trekking route with striking views. While up your trek you might come across many unidentified beautiful plants and rare species animals

Chail Sanctuary

Perfect to explore the Chail wildlife sanctuary is a huge forested area with alpine trees, wildflowers and animals. The Chail sanctuary was established in 1975 around the township of Chail. It is another most popular attraction of Chail, which is situatednat the altitudes, ranging from 701 meter to 2180 meter above sea level. The Chail Sanctuary is spread over an area of 10,854 hectares surrounded by a dense forest. It is the home to Cheetah, Sambar, Kakar, Goral, black bear, deer and many other animals.

Maharaja's Palace

Maharaja's Palace is situated at Rajgarh Hill in Chail and also known as the Rajgarh Palace. The palace was constructed 1891. It is also one of the popular attraction of Chail.

Gurudwara Sahib

Gurudwara Sahib Sikh temple was constructed by Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala. After partition of Punjab. it was built in year 1907, located on the Pandhawa hills which is about 1 kilometer above from Chail Bazaar. Gurudwara resembles that the architecture of Goan churches.

Sidh Baba Ka Mandir

Sidh Baba Ka Mandir is one of the famous holy spirit temple in Chail, which is situatedat the hill lying between Rajgarh and Pandhawa. It is said that Maharaja Bhupendra Singh constructed the temple here after a saint appeared in his dream and instructed him to construct a temple at this place. 


Located at the distance of about 25kms from Chail, Kufri is known for its ski slopes and the scenic beauty around. Here enjoy the horse riding and short treks into the surrounding hills during the summers and in winter enjoy the skiing.


Fagu is situated at the distance about 37kms from Chail, Fagu is the perfect tourist destination for those who want to spend some time on the lap of nature.  This beautiful and peaceful town offers the breathtaking views of the surroundings.

We hope you have enjoyed your trip and look forward to organizing your next tour with us.


How to Reach Chail
  • By Air:- Shimla is a nearest airport from Chail City, but shimla airport operate limited sector flights, another airport is the Chandigarh airport which is a distance of 113km away from the Chail. It is well connected with all major cities of India.
  • By Train:-The nearest major railway Station is Kalka, which is located at the distance of about 27kms from Chail. The Kalka railway station is well connected with all major cities of India.Another small railway station is Shimla, which is located at 56kms from Chail. Shimla is connected through toy train from Kalka. 
  • By Road:-Chail has good road network which is connected with all major cities. It is located at a distance of 45 kilometers from Shimla by road via Kufri.


  • Local Chail Bazar
  • local market and Shimla Shopping centre 



Places to Worship:

  • Kali ka Tibba, Chail
  • Sidh Baba Ka Mandir, Chail
  • Shri Lakshmi Narayan Mandir, Chail
  • Shiv Mandir, Chail
  • Ram Mandir, Chail
  • Punchmukhi Hanuman Mandir, Chail
  • Maa Kali Mandir, Chail
  • Gurudwara Sahib, Chail

Places of Entertainment:

Chail is a small hill station, hence there is no Malls and multiplex are available here. Entertainments in this town is mainly depends local cinema halls which is located around the town.