One of the most beautiful hill stations in Himachal Pradesh, a tour to Chail offers you beauty, serenity, peace and an unforgettable experience. With tourist attractions like ancient palaces, temples, gardens, forests, included in your itinerary, who wouldn't want to go on a sightseeing tour in Chail? Chail offers a number of trek routes and trails that leads to the Choor Peak and Shimla. Check out the tourist attractions that are worth visiting during your tour to Chail.
Sidh Baba Ka Mandir
It is believed that Maharaja Bhupinder Singh first chose the site on
which the temple is now situated for his palace but when the
construction was started, he had a strange dream. A saint came in his
dream and told the king that he had meditated on this site and thus, he
should not build the palace there. The ruler respectfully shifted the
site of his palace and instead built a temple there in the honor of the
revered saint. The shrine came to be known as Sidh Baba Ka Mandir.
The Chail sanctuary was inaugurated on 21st March 1976. It sprawls over
about 11,000 hectares of land and is a pride of the hill station. It
houses thick forests of deodar and oak trees, grasslands and a variety
of wildlife, especially deer, Himalayan black bear and many colorful
birds. The best way to explore this sanctuary is by going on a trek
inside. The rugged terrain does not allow any vehicle to tread and
tourists are encouraged to take a walk in the wild side of Chail.
The world's highest cricket and polo ground, Chail Cricket Ground is
situated at an altitude of 2144 meters above sea level. It is surrounded
by tall deodar forests and was built in 1893. It is also a chosen site
for hockey camps that are organized here from time to time.
Situated at an altitude of 2250 m, Chail is a very small but delightful
hill resort. One of its major attractions is the Chail Palace,
constructed by Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala in 1891, as his