Chail is a hill station in Himachal Pradesh, India. It is 44 kilometers from Shimla and 45 kilometers (28 mi) from Solan. Chail is situated at an altitude of 2,250 m. The place is surrounded by the forests of chir pine and gigantic deodars. Shimla, Solan and Kasauli can also be viewed at night from here. Chail is pleasant in summers and cold in winter.
Kali ka Tibba is a must visit during your stay at Chail. Located atop a hill top Kali ka Tibba has Kali Devias the main deity. An ancient temple Kali ka Tibba attracts many including locals and also people far off from Chail. Beautiful scenery of the Shivalik Range and the Choor Chandni peak are breathtaking from Kali ka Tibba.The plan was laid by Shri. Shambhu Bharti, a former Pujari of Sidh Temple. Pawan Sharma, the priest of Kali Devi temple tells us, “The difficulties were countless, as it’s built in the national park.” Kali Devi is built on the third hillock, with the backdrop of snow clad Himalayas. Another must see sight is the royal palace built back in 1891 by Maharaja Bhupinder Singh when he was expelled from Shimla by the Britishers which overlook Choor Chandni, Solan, Rajgarh, Shimla, Kasauli and Kandaghat.
2. Chail Wildlife Sanctuary
Chail wildlife sanctuary are also the major attractions in Himachal Pradesh that attract wildlife lovers from across the country and the world as well to come and explore endangered species of animals and birds in their natural habitat.
As far as Chail wildlife sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh is concerned, it is one of the perfect destinations to explore to nature lovers. Surrounded by Oak and Deodar forest ranges, Chail wildlife sanctuary is in Solan valley of Himachal Pradesh in an areas of 10,854.36 hectares. Established in the year of 1976, this beautiful and popular wildlife sanctuary is a home to Rhesus Macaque, Leopard, Indian Muntjac, Goral and Crested Porcupine, Himalayan Black Bear, Wild Boar and common Langur. Apart from this, there are also a number of endangered to common species of animals, reptiles and birds that can be found here in a large number.
3. Chail Cricket Ground
Chail Cricket Ground is a cricket ground located in Chail, Himachal Pradesh. The ground was established in 1893 by Bhupinder Singh Maharaja of Patiala, who made Chail as his summer capital. The ground located at 2444 meters above sea level that make highest cricket ground in the world. The ground is surrounded by forest and is used as the school playground by Chail Military School. During school vacations it is also used for Polo.
4. Maharaja’s Palace
The Palace Chail Built in 1891, Chail Palace Maharaja’s palace is set in approximately 75 acres and has a truly regal setting with spectacular views. Chail Palace is wide variety of cottages, suites and rooms with different tariffs can accommodate every visitor who wish to savour this majestic hill station. Chail Palace a beautiful palace with ornate furniture, charming cottages, delightful log huts, thick forests and quiet walks, a ‘lovers hill’, an orchard of its own, elegant lawns, badminton and lawn tennis, billiards and even a children’s park. Each regally appointed room, each quaint cottage and every warm log hut offers a memorable holiday in Chail Palace.
5. Sadhupul Lake – The flawless hangout
Sadhupul is an adventurous and fun destination to spend time. It is a village near Chail & Shimla where a stream flows under a concrete bridge. There are benches being set-up in the middle of the river where you can sit while ordering something to munch from the nearby vendor. People play in water here, and some also arrange a fast-food in the chilly and breezy evenings under the headlights of their car. A must-see destination with friends, it is one of the most popular places to click spectacular view