Chail – A Campsite with Breathtaking Natural Beauty


Situated at an altitude of 2250m, drug Chail is a famous camping site located about 45 kilometers from Shimla, nurse the capital of Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The summer capital of the erstwhile Patiala State, Chail is a breathtakingly beautiful town surrounded by dense woods. These woods are home to countless birds and animals. The most famous animal species found in these thick forests is Scottish Red Deer. This animal was brought to the woods by the King of the Patiala State.


The highest cricket ground in the world is located within the periphery of this town. Since Chail is not very far from Chandigarh and New Delhi, it has become a favorite camping destination for the domestic as well as foreign tourists.

Anyone can head to Chail for a refreshing break from the fast pace life full of day to day tensions, work deadlines and meetings. If you are planning to camp on your own with some friends or family members, you can get all necessary equipment on hire. The best way to taste the natural beauty of the serene Solan valley is to find a good camping service provider in the area. This way, it is easier to organize dance parties, have bonfires or plan short treks to nearby attractions. Kali Ka Tiba (around 5kms) is an amazingly beautiful picnic spot close to various camping sites in Chail. The entire region offers spectacular walks.

You can choose to stay in ordinary alpine tents with fundamental facilities or live in elegantly furnished big-sized tents that have electricity, water-supply and bathrooms.

Best time for camping in Chail

March mid to September mid.

How to reach?

Chail is located about 60km from Chandigarh. The nearest Shimla airport is about 58km from this destination. The nearest Kalka railway station is about 31km away.


  1. r k sekhon

    can you give specific camp sites where one can pitch ones own tent
    must be above Deodar tree line

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