The Palace Chail
.................Heritage Palace in Chail

Places Of Interest

Sidh Baba Ka Mandir
(1.5 Km): Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Originally Began Building His Palace At This Site. It Is Said That A Sidh - Saintly Person - Appeared Before The Maharaja In Dream And Declared That This Was The Place Where He Had This Temple Built.

Cricket Ground (3 Km): Built In 1893, After Leveling Top Of A Hill, It Stands At 2444m And Is The Highest Cricket Pitch And Polo Ground In The World.

Wildlife Sanctuary (3 Km): The Chail Sanctuary Has 'Ghoral', 'Kakkar', 'Sambhar', Red Jungle Fowl And 'Khalij' And 'Cheer' Pheasants. Machan Like Sighting Posts Have Been Built At Khuruin.

Kufri: An Enjoyable Drive Through Forests And Small Villages Leads To This Small But Popular Station. The Nature Park Here Is A Great Attraction. A Short Trek Leads To The Mahasu Peak With Breathtaking Views.

Sadhupul: Between Kandaghat And Chail Is This Village And Bridge Astride The Ashwani Stream. A Good Picnic Spot.

Adventure And Fishing: A Dozen Or So Trek Routes Lead Out Of Chail. Trails Lead Upto The Choor Peak And To Shimla. There Is Fishing On Giri River At Gaura, 29 Km Away.

Chail to Solan 45 Km
Blessed with a pleasant climate all the year round. Solan is a district headquarter and has the famous temple of Shoolini Devi and from Solan the Jatoli village (15 km) and the temple of Lord Shiva and on Rajgarh road the Buddhist Monastery (18 km) may be visited. Known as the "Mushroom city of India" Solan has an old brewery (11 km) and a sprawling horticulture and forestry university at Nauni (16 km). HPTDC hotel at Barog and other pvt hotels & restaurant are available at Solan.


Chail to Shimla 45 Km
Height: Most of the town lies between 2,100 m and 2,300 m
Languages spoken: Hindi. Also English, Punjabi and Pahari.
Religion: Mostly Hindu. Also Sikh, Muslim and Christian
Medical Facilities: Good
Telecommunications: Worldwide links by the net, telephone and fax, code: 0177

With all its intricacies, history seems to have been the mortar for every brick and stone that has built Shimla. As the summer capital of British India for well over a century it was the seat of one of the most powerful governments in the world. From its cedar-shaded heights, one fifth of the human race was ruled and the decisions made those decades ago affect our lives to the present day.