Chail is 49 km from Shimla. The Chail Palace is well known for its architecture. The cricket ground which is there at an altitude of 2,444 m highest cricket ground in the world, was owned by erstwhile royal family of Patiala
Chail is also considered as the hiker’s paradise. Various small treks are there to experience the Himalayan from the close. The area is away from the bustling life of the state capital Shimla.
Chail Sanctuary, Sadhupul (3 km): The sanctuary was notified on 21 March 1976 near the town in district Shimla and covers an area of about 10,854.36 hect. The Chail sanctuary has ‘ghoral’, ‘kakkar’, ‘sambhar’, ‘red jungle fowl’ and ‘khalij’ and ‘cheer’ pheasants. Machan like sighting posts have been built at Khuruin.
Cricket Ground- Surrounded by thick forests of deodar, a well maintained Chail Cricket ground is the highest cricket ground in the world. It was built in 1893. This ground located at an altitude of 2,444 m.
Chail Military School, situated in ancient buildings made by Maharaja of Patiala.
Sidh Baba Mandir.
How To Reach Chail:
Chail is well connected by road from Shimla via Kufri the distance is 45 km and via Kandaghat is 49 km. Kalka is 86 km away. Regular buses for Chail leave from Shimla, Chandigarh and Delhi. The closest airports are at Chandigarh (120 km) and Shimla (63 km).
Distance From Major Cities
Shimla: 45 KM
Kalka: 86 KM
Chandigarh :120 KM
Delhi: 300 KM