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    Room facilities:AP Meal, Private Bathroom, Proper Water Supply

    Bed size:Queen Size

General

Also a learning centre is created very strategically near the river Ashwini and nuzzled away from city traffic in the quaint little village at Junga, Shimla. Keeping in sync with the ecological sensitivity of this area the camps provide fully functional and extremely hygiene centric lodging. The food is highly sanitary, nutritious and sublime due to its earthiness as veggies grown locally are used in the preparation practically reminding you of home. Also, acquiring produce from the locals builds on community involvement which Chrysalid strongly believes in.

The camp has a spacious conference room and an amphitheatre with equipment to go with and giant lawns that can be made use of by the campers on prior notice. Adventure activities that take place are safe and supervised by experts on the staff which allow you to be free of spirit and fully one with the boundless nature. The other facilities provided at the camp are a medical centre with an on call doctor, a cozy little library and multiple services to connect with the outside world which no one would really want once they’re in the midst of all that natural abundance.

Know About The Destination


The campsite located at a fair distance of 26 kms from the heart of Shimla in Himachal Pradesh, India is the appropriate weekend escape for one and all. Weather here in this region is generally pleasant and moderate which leads to a rich and dense forest cover of trees like pine, deodar and cheel among others making it the perfect place to wander in search of beauty and solitude.

Maheshu the picturesque looking village in Junga where precisely the camp is placed is easily accessible by road and rail. Whereas, the closest airport available is in Shimla again.

Check-in time

Flexible

Check-out time

Flexible

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.

Inclusions

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

Other Info

Directions
  • 99 Kms from Chandigarh
  • 343 Kms from Delhi
  • 333 Kms from Amritsar
  • 207 Kms from Ludhiana
Sightseeing
  • Kufri
  • Chail
  • Tara Devi Temple
  • Shimla
  • Old Junga Palace

Facilities

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

Activities

  • Rock Climbing
  • Rappelling
  • Camping
  • Nigh Treks
  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Nature Walk
  • Stream Walking
  • Tree Jumaring
  • Bouldering
  • Tyrolean Traverse

Parking

Ample Parking Space

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Shimla

Shimla

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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