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 Indians are absolutely fanatic about cricket. Now there is one more reason to go gaga over the game again for India houses the highest cricket ground in the world. This beautiful ground is located in the picturesque landscapes of Chail in the state of Himachal Pradesh, The terrains of Chail are spread over three hills (Pandhawa, Rajgarh and Sidh Tibba) and are immensely popular for leisure-walks and short-treks.

Indians are absolutely fanatic about cricket. Now there is one more reason to go gaga over the game again for India houses the highest cricket ground in the world. This beautiful ground is located in the picturesque landscapes of Chail in the state of Himachal Pradesh, The terrains of Chail are spread over three hills (Pandhawa, Rajgarh and Sidh Tibba) and are immensely popular for leisure-walks and short-treks.

The Chail Cricket Ground was built by Bhupinder Singh, Maharaja of Patiala after he was prevented entry into Shimla by Lord Kitchner and hence created his summer capital in Chail. The ground was constructed after levelling a hilltop and is wonderfully fringed by deodar and pine trees. It was initially used by the Maharaja himself to play friendly matches with the British but is currently a playground of a military school.

Few interesting facts about the place:

  • it was built in the year 1893.
  • located at a height of ~2,444m above sea level, the Chail Cricket Ground has found a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.
  • The Military School has built a beautiful tree-house in one corner of the ground and serves as an amazing tourist spot.
  • It is used to play polo and football as well.
  • Chail is 49km from Shimla and 86km from Kalka approximately.
  • One could reach Chail via- Airways to Shimla
Kalka-Shimla Railways to Kandaghat
Roadways- One and a half hour drive from Kandaghat.

Timing

PREFFERED BY

Adventure Seekers, Nature Lovers, Photography Enthusiasts

TIME SPENT

30 minutes to 1 hour

ENTRY FEE

No entry fee

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Religious
  • Altitude

    1580m
  • STD Code

    01792
  • Best Season

    Summer and Monsoon, February to November
  • State/Code

    /173212
  • LANGUAGES

    Himachali, Hindi and English