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Chail Palace in Chail

·  Summer: 15 to 24°C (Pleasant)
·  Winter: -2 to 15°C (Chilled)
·  Monsoon: June to September (Heavy Rainfall)

Best time to visit:  May to July and September to November

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One of the most sought after attraction in Himachal Pradesh, Chail Palace was built in 1891 and served as the private mansion of the Maharaja of Patiala. Unfolded in approximately 75 acres, the Palace is renowned for its impressive architecture. The royal Chail Palace displays a lavish imperial setting. 

In 1972, Chail Palace was converted into a heritage hotel. Since then, it has been serving as a chic honeymoon and holiday accommodation for tourists. The palace boasts a number of royal cottages, charming suites, and modish rooms decked with flowery furniture.

The antique furniture of the palace introduces tourists to the royal charm of yesteryear. Beautiful orchards, elegant lawns, dense forest, and the world’s highest cricket ground decorate the palace. The ethnic residence of Maharaja of Patiala once, the palace (now a heritage hotel) also has a voguish multi-cuisine restaurant and one plush bar.

Other places of interest in Chail include, Wildlife Sanctuary, Kufri, Sadhupul, and Sidh Baba Ka Mandir.

Road: Chail Palace is connected with major cities of the country with excellent roads. Regular bus services are available from Chandigarh, Delhi, and Shimla.You can take bus from Shimla to Chail Palace (about 40 km.)

Railway: Kalka Railway Station (about 78 km.) is the nearest rail station to reach Chail Palace. The station is connected to most major cities of the country like Delhi and Kolkata.

Airway: Jubbarhatti Airport (about 61 km.) is the nearest airport to reach Chail Palace. Alternatively, regular flights from Chandigarh Airport (about 104 km.)are also available. Tourists can hire a taxifrom outside the airportto reach the palace.