Chail

About Chail

By Kullu Manali Trips

Situated at an altitude of about 2,250 meters (7381 ft) above sea level, Chail is a beautiful hill station in Himachal Pradesh near Shimla. This place is surrounded by lush green forests of evergreen and huge deodar. This place is considered to be a favorite destination for polo and cricket lovers. Here is the world's highest cricket ground, which is also used for playing polo, cricket, and other sports. Shimla, Solan, and Kasauli can be seen from here even at night. This place is pleasant and cool in the winter season. The average annual rainfall in this area is about 160 mm. Because this place is situated at a high altitude, this place is considered a paradise for hikers. Adventure enthusiasts keep coming here. The pages related to history tell that this place was once the capital of the Maharaja of Patiala (The King of Patiyala). Earlier he built the palace here by the Maharaja of Patiala during the British Raj on the land allotted to him by the British for prior aid in the Anglo-Nepalese War. Later in 1891, Maharaja Rajendra of Patiala had a rift with the British Lord Kitchener, for eloping with Lord Kitchener's daughter, as a result of which he banned him from entering Shimla. The Maharaja was enraged by this and intended to build a new summer retreat for himself. So he rebuilt the place as per his requirement. Therefore, a palace is also built here by Maharaja Patiyala, which attracts the attention of tourists. This place is well connected with Solan as well as Shimla district headquarters. This place is located at a distance of 45.4 km from Shimla and 48.6 km from Solan. This beautiful place of Himachal Pradesh is very special for tourists from the point of view of tourism. After the Formation of Indian Territory (Indian Union), the Maharaja of Patiala donated most of his buildings to the Chail Military School and the Government of India. This place is the very famous place of Himachal Pradesh. The Palace is famous for its architecture. Hikers also come here on excursions, as it offers amazing views of the lower Himalayas. Junga, Kufri, and Ashwani Khad of Solan are good trekking points here. Many eco camps are also organized here. There are many camping sites for campers and hikers, so camping in Chail Shimla is the most preferred choice for the enthusiasts after the activity. There are several places to visit here Maharaja Palace, Cricket Ground, Hanuman Mandir, and Kali Tibba. Because this place is known for its natural beauty. Tourists who come to visit Shimla, come here to visit along with Kufri.

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