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  • Deluxe Room

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    Room facilities:Breakfast Only, Private Bathroom, Proper Water Supply

    Bed size:Queen


The Banjara Camp and Retreat unfolds an experience that connects on a different plane with the visitors as the creator Mr. Thakur has painstakingly supervised every detail of this luxurious and exquisite establishment. Throughout the year this destination has glorious weather except for the peak winter months when snowfall makes it a difficult task to even travel to the location.

This mountainous environment-friendly getaway has every kind of availability from a spacious restaurant to a lush green garden and lovely accommodations with all the best amenities to match. Staffers here maintain an impeccable standard of hygiene and provide any type of assistance to the guests making the stay as peaceful and rejuvenating as possible, even if it’s just for a short weekend.

Know About The Destination

Only a few kilometers from the beautiful Summer Capital of British India i.e. Shimla is the village of Thanedar, Himachal Pradesh. With its mesmerizing cherry and apple orchards it is popular for being the birthing grounds for one of the first apple plantations in the country. At an altitude of 2,350 m. it is even further up than Shimla and being closest to the scenic town of Narkanda puts it at an advantage with all the splendid views that skirt it, jaw dropping snow clad peaks of the Himalayas on one end and the riveting Sutlej flowing down below. This is the ideal getaway for an adventure junkie waiting to free his senses and become one with Mother Nature.

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Cancellation / Prepayment

  • Cancellation 30 days prior to the trip- 100% return.
  • Cancellation 15 days prior to the trip- 50% return.
  • Cancellation less than 15 days prior to the trip- No Refund.

Children and extra beds

Stay and food complimentary for children below 5 years of age.


  • Accommodation in Log Huts
  • Welcome Drinks (non-alcoholic) on Arrival
  • Mornig and Evening Tea/Coffee with snacks
  • All Meals
  • Bonfire with light music

Other Info

  • 196 Kms from Chandigarh
  • 436 Kms from Delhi
  • 440 Kms from Amritsar
  • 307 Kms from Ludhiana
  • Bhimkali Temple
  • Saroga Forest
  • Parmjyotir Temple
  • St. Mary's Church
  • Hatu Peak
  • Shila Jan Ridge
  • Tani-Jubbar Lake


  • AP Meal
  • Bonfire
  • Doctor On Call
  • First-Aid
  • Free Toiletries
  • Hot Water
  • Mineral Water
  • Private Bathroom
  • Proper Water Supply
  • Tea With Cookies
  • Veg and Non Veg Meals
  • Welcome Drinks


  • Camping
  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Bonfire with light music


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Shimla the capital city of Himachal Pradesh caters to a large sector of the tourism industry in India making it the perfect getaway. It lays in the south-western ranges of the Himalayas with predominantly cold weather in the winters and the summer months being semi warm.

This enchanting city is popular for a number of pre-independence structures such as the Viceregal Lodge, the Gaiety Theatre, and Auckland House and of course the Kalka-Shimla railway line that joined the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage sites in 2008. The camp is located on one of the seven-hill town’s right on the outskirts of Shimla, namely Summer Hill which is at a distance of 5km west from the massively frequented Shimla Ridge.

This hill is home to the coveted Himachal Pradesh University and also where, the railway line passes through making it convenient for visitors to use this mode of transportation to get to Potter’s Hill Camp. Stay close to nature’s heart by admiring the splendor of the beautiful pine and deodar trees that grow in plenty on the Summer Hill and in the camp forests. The campsite known for its breathtaking flora and fauna as well as its entertaining activities, make it a place worthwhile to spend your weekend at.

General Info

General Info
Country/State India/Himachal Pradesh
Temprature winters (Max: 24°C, Min: -2 °C), summers (Max: 35°C, Min: 10 °C)
Altitude And Co-ordinates 2050m (6730 ft), 32.27°N 77.17°E
Activities Camping; Trekking, Bird Watching, Wildlife Photography, Skiing, Rafting, Rock Climbing, Rappelling.
Language Hindi, Pahari
Nearest Airport Chandigarh
Nearest Railway Station Chandigarh/Kalka.
Sightseeing Jakhu Mandir, Kufri, Mashobra, Naldehra.
Telephone Code 0177
Area 25Square Km.
Vehicle Registration No. HP-03; HP-51; HP-52

Culture and history info

Culture and history infoShimla used to be the summer capital of India. After the partition, it became the capital of Punjab and later became the capital of Himachal Pradesh which was carved out of Punjab. Shimla was named after a Hindu Goddess Shayamala Devi, believed to be an incarnation of Goddess Kali.

The Mall road and the Ridge are the heart of the city, as these are the favorite spots to hangout for the locals as well as tourists. Lakkar Market in the vicinity of Ridge is famous for selling local wooden handicrafts and souvenirs. The Ridge covered in snow is a view to die for as you can see the whole valley covered in white from this spot. A three to four days Shimla Summer Festival is also held every year on the ridge, where you can see the mix of cultures and singers from all over India performing.

There are many places in the vicinity of Shimla where tourists horde. Places such as Mashobra, Kufri, Naldehra, Tatta Pani some of the places which people visit. On the way to Kufri you can also see one of densest forest in Asia. You can also get the view of the Higher Himalayan ranges from Kufri.
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