As the ‘summer capital‘ of the erstwhile princely state of Patiala, the small settlement deal of Chail came into being when its Maharaja was expelled out of the British ruled town of Shimla. Completed in 1891, the Maharaja constructed a splended mansion which is currently Himachal Tourism’s Palace hotel.A wonderful Palace equipped with luxuriant furniture, lovely cottages, fabulous log huts, dense jungles, peaceful  strolls, a ‘lovers hill’, an orchard of their personally own, sophisticated lawns, billiards, lawn tennis court and badminton as well as a children’s playground.  Each and every regally designed room, every charming cottage and each comfortable log hut provides a unforgettable vacation. Regardless if you are on a honeymoon and also in hunt of privacy or would like to arrange a celebration, Chail provides everything. Then, you will find good locations and also chance of some fishing and also hiking. Chail even offers the world’s highest polo ground and also cricket pitch.

The charming hill station located amongst fragrant forests of chir pine plus gigantic deodars. Chail is built on 3 hills, the palace is actually on Rajgarh hills the palace is definitely upon Rajgarh hill the residency snow view it was occupied by British citizen is upon Pandhewa hill as well as on the 3rd slope Sadh Tiba where chail is located. Overlooking Satluj Valley, Kasauli and Shimla can also be seen during the night time from this point.

How To Reach

By Rail

Nearest railhead is Kalka, which is at a distance of 86 km. One can hire a Cab or catch a bus to reach Chail. Another rail option is Chandigarh, which is about 95 km far.

By Air

Chandigarh is 115 kms away and Shimla is at a distance of 65 kms.

By Road

There is a direct roadway to reach chail from just need to take a bus at kandaghat which is 29km from the chail.also,deluxe nad semi deluxe buses as well as cabs are available to reach chail from Delhi, Chandigarh and Shimla are available.

Delhi to Chail around 400 kms

Delhi – Ambala – Chandigarh – Kalka – Solan – Kandaghat – Chail

Best Time To Visit

Summers (March to May) are charming and have an average temperature of 15 °C. Maximum never goes above 24 °C. Tourists ideally like this season for all kinds of tourist activities.

Monsoons (June to September) The showers fresh paint the hill town with greenery, therefore turning it into trekker’s paradise. Monsoon months are recognized for causing certain natural hindrances and hence not a favorable time to visit the place.

Winters (October to February) are snow bound and are chilly with a minimum temperature going down to 2°C or less.Heavy woolen clothes are recommended.

Tourist Attractions

The Sidh Baba Temple (1.5 kms) :

Maharaja Bhupinder Singh initially started constructing his palace on this site. It’s stated that any Sidh — saintly personality – made an appearance in front of the Maharaja in dream and then stated that it was the location exactly where he had this temple constructed.

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 would have ‘ghoral’, ‘kakkar’, ‘sambhar’, red jungle fowl and ‘khalij’ and ‘cheer’ pheasants. Machan similar to sighting posts happen to be built at Khuruin.

Gaura (29 kms) :

Fishing is possible on the Giri River at Gaura.

Sadhopul (15 kms):

It lies between Kandaghat and Chail. This is an attractive spot by a stream.

Kufri (28 kms):

An exciting drive-thru jungles and also little villages contributes to this small however famous station .It has long been famous for its wide views and ski slopes. While the slopes may have limited skiing today, the views remain as wonderfull as ever and this make excellent excursion from Chail. This short trek ends up in the Mahasu Peak along with awesome scenery. The Nature Park here is a great attraction.

Rashtriya Military School Chail

This institution was founded with the aim of imparting free education to the sons of JCOs, NCOs and OR to prepare them for various Army Examinations including the Indian Special Certificate of Education. The entire curriculum was based on Military requirements with English as medium of instruction.

The strength of the school was 250 and the staff consisted mostly Military personnel. During the World War-II the school was designated as College. One hundred more boys (now called cadets) were admitted under the expansion scheme. The conditions of admission were relaxed to accommodate the near relatives of Army Personnel and admission was thrown open to all branches of Armed Forces. The college was affiliated to the Punjab University for Matriculation and Intermediate examinations. The college was renamed as King George’s School and shifted to NOWGONG (Bundel khand) in August 1952 where it was housed in Old Kitchner College buildings.

The school was renamed again as Chail Military School with effect from 01 Jan 1966, Military School Chail from 1996 and now as Rashtriya Military School Chail wef 25 Jun 2007.

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