Chail is a beautiful, thickly forested hill station. Chail which is just few km higher that of Shimla is well known for the Maharaja of Patiala who wanted to build his palace on a hill from where he could look down at Shimla. Cozy swiss tents with attached bathrooms provide all the creature comforts, and at night the views of the lights of Shimla is truly stunning.
Chail is a hill station visited by many tourists.The Deodar and Oak forests with grasslands around the township are the abode of wildlife. One can see Sambar, Goral and Cheer Pheasants at Blossom and Jhaja. Visitors are welcome to the Cheer pheasant breeding centre at both these places. Barking deer and Kalijin in the forests are sure to meet and greet the visitors at dusk and dawn.
Trekking from Chail to Gaura and Chail to Jhaja is common and rewarding as one is sure to see wildlife and beautiful snowy peaks. Range Officer Wildlife Chail and staff welcome the visitors and assists the wildlife lovers to see wildlife in the sanctuary area .