Chail Palace, the Palace hotel, is located in Chail, Himachal Pradesh.
It was built by Maharaja of Patiala Bhupinder Singh when he was expelled from Shimla
by Lord Kitchener. He constructed the Palace as his Summer Capital for the warm
Chail is surrounded with magnificent deodar forests, and Shimla was directly visualized.
Most importantly, Chail is situated at an altitude of 2226 m higher than the normal
Today, the Maharaja's creation can be experienced by any visitor to Chail. Now this
gracious mansion is under the ownership of Himachal Tourism, so every visitor to
Chail can experience the royalty. In true sense, this Palace is a resort with ornate
furniture, charming cottages, delightful log huts, thick forests, quiet walks, a
'lovers hill', an orchard of its own, elegant lawns, badminton and lawn tennis court,
billiards and even a children's park.
Tourists can reach this place by airways, railways or roadways. From Shimla via
Kufri the distance is 45 km and via Kandaghat is 61 km. The closest airports to
Chail are at Chandigarh (120 km) and Shimla (63 km). Regular bus services are available
to reach to Chail from Shimla, Chandigarh and Delhi.