Chail is an exquisite and eye pleasing tourist spot built by Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala way back in 19th century. Located in the land of heaven - Himachal Pradesh, this holiday destiation is only 45-50kms away from Solan and Shimla. The captivating place is surrounded by charming woodland of Chir pine and deodars.
One of the famous tourist attractions in Chail is the Rashtriya Military School. It is one of the five such schools in India that is home to young bright cadets aspiring to be the future leaders. You can even enlighten your soul by visiting the renowned Sidh Baba ka Mandir and glow in the divine bliss and ecstasy. Astounding view of the valley from the Kali Mata Mandir is sure to mesmerise you. The Chail Gurudwara built in the year 1907 gives you an essence of ancient Indo-Western construction. Another eye-catching destination is the Cricket and Polo Ground - the highest in the world at a dizzy height of 2444m.
You can also experience the diverse flora and fauna by visiting the Wildlife Sanctuary present here. Animals like Kakkar, Sambhar, Red jungle fowl, Khalij and Cheer make this a must see destination. If a wild drive in the jungle allures you, this is the answer of your prayers. Enjoy the splendid beauty of Chail with a drive through the hilly terrain and jungle that will lead you to another well-known hill-station called Kufri. Trekking to Mahasu peak is a popular sport here. The glorifying beauty of Chail can be enjoyed by visiting the Ashwani stream which is a famous picnic spot. It lies between Kandaghat and Chail. For excursionists and adventure junkies this is an ideal location with many trek routes – some of them lead to Shimla and Choor peak. Activities like ‘bamboo bridge walk’, ‘flying fox’ – that gives a glimpse of the whole forest, rock rappelling and many others are some of the experiences you would cherish to have. Gaura is a renowned place located 29kms away. Fishing on the Giri river of Gaura is something which will truly make your tour to this stunning place even more memorable.
Well this is not the end. Apart from the magnificent scenic beauty, unravel the royal history of Maharaja in the regal Maharaja Palace which is known for its unique construction covering three hills namely Rajgarh hill, Pandhewa hill and Sabba Tibba. The majestic huts and cottages made up of logs in the valley and mountains capped with snow will surely take your breath away.