The little settlement of Chail was once the âsummer capital of the princely state of Patiala. This lies on a side road that leads off the Kalka-Shimla highway. Chail is built over three hills â the Palace Hotel (nullthe former palace of the Maharaja) crowns Rajgarh Hill, the ‘Sidh Baba ka mandir’ is atop the Sidh Hill, while the third is Pandhewa Hill which holds the house of the one-time British Resident to Patiala.
Chail’s famous cricket ground was built in 1893 after levelling out the top of a hill. This stands at 2444.4 meters (null feet) and is one of the highest cricket pitches and polo grounds in the world. Chail’s well-known Military School uses this field as its playground. The Chail wildlife sanctuary was once the private hunting reserve of the Maharajas. Surrounded by valleys and forests, several easy walks can be done in and around Chail. Fishing is possible on the Giri river, at Gaura. All around are small farms and glass houses with the latest and one of the more lucrative industries of the area, floriculture.
As destination, Chail is a small self-contained little place that offers good walks and drives, magnificent views and is surrounded by woods.
Delhi Airport / Railway Station
On arrival at Delhi Airport / Railway station, you will be welcomed by our tour representative and get transferred to Chail by road. Upon arrival, check-in to your pre-booked. The Palace Hotel and relax in your Diwan room. After taking a rest, you can explore the surrounding areas and enjoy each moment of your Chail tour package. Once done with the outing, get a restful sleep in your hotel.
Get up early in the morning and have your lip-smacking breakfast. Today you will enjoy the sightseeing tour of Chail and explore famous tourist attractions. Begin your day by paying a visit to Kali ka Tibba, which is nestled atop the mountain. Trekking up to this serene location is a fun activity as you will spot various species of animals on your way.
Next, you will move to Chail palace, which is built-in 1891. This palace will allow you to witness the Classic furniture and historic interior, which reflects the royal lifestyle. After spending some time at the palace, you will mark your presence at the Wildlife sanctuary that enjoys pleasant weather and paradise for nature lovers.
This wildlife sanctuary has richness in flora and fauna. You will spot European red deer, wild boar, goral, spotted deer, flying squirrel, sambar, common langur, and Himalayan black bear. Later, you will explore Chail Cricket Ground, which is one of the historical and most visited destinations of Chail. End this tour by visiting Gurudwara Sahib that offers a combination of serene vibes and spirituality and is surrounded by greenery that glorifies this pilgrim site of Chail.
Enjoy the delicious breakfast in the morning and drive back to Delhi Airport/ Railway station for your onward journey