At a Glance :
Region : Himachal Pradesh, Chail
Constructed In : 1891
Altitude Location : 2,250 meter
Special Feature : One tiniest hill resort of Himalaya
Among the hill resorts of Himalaya, this is a tiniest resort; on a height of two thousand two hundred fifty meter the Chail is located. The moment Patiala's King Bhupinder Singh was barred from Shimla, he took the decision to build his personal summer capital that was Chail. The selection of Chail was absolutely correct; this location is a thick wrap of royal, bounded by towering deodars. From Chail, you can reach Shimla in very less time because it is only forty five kilometers away. The Chail hill is comparatively bigger than Shimla which was under the British rule. From Chail's downtown area the highest point is around 1.5 kilometers, the peak point is at eight thousand feet. The down area of Chail is renowned for temple of Sidh Baba. As per the legend, this location is situated among the wide deodhar mountain; it was an actual location of the King's palace. But the sage manifested in the dream of the Maharaja and estimated that this location is holy because this was the spot where he meditated. On the next day,he moved his palace and decided to construct a beautiful Temple in the respect of Sidh.
During the year of 1891, the construction of Maharaja palace was finished; the entire look of the palace was splendor, it was adorned by delicate and classic furnishing. With relaxed bug cottages and huts, tranquil walks and wide forests, Childrens Park, extensive lawns, sport facilities and lovers hill and the entire tremendous palace was decorated. If you deeply observe Chail, you will find that actually this place is a resort. You can stay in one of the surrounded cottages or huts, because the tariff is very cheap. There are 4 rooms in Rajgarh cottage. You can also take the entire cottage on rent along with the kitchen and dining room. There are double rooms in Monal Cottage, Wood Rose Cottage and big huts with kitchen. This is the perfect place for honeymooners. This hill resort serves you interesting and amazing opportunity to have the fun of trekking and fishing, here you can also enjoy cricket on the highest cricket pitch of the world & a polo ground.