Chail, overlooking the Sutlej Valley, is located 43 km south of Shimla. It is a scenic hill resort built on the three hills - Rajgarh Hill, Pandhewa Hill and Sadh Tiba.Chail was the summer capital of the flamboyant Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala, until he was defeated and exiled to Shimla by the British in 1891. The majestic Chail Palace built by the maharaja was once the dwelling place of British and now a luxury hotel in Chail surrounded by pine and deodar forests.
Chail is a popular picnic spot and is often visited by tourists staying at Kasauli, Shimla and Kandaghat. Deluxe and luxury Chail cottages and resort offers peaceful accommodation to tourist visiting here. It provides opportunities for a host of activities such as angling, horse riding, trekking and walking. There are several hotels providing comfortable stay in the vicinity.