One of the pioneers in the field of luxury camping and soft adventure, Banjara Camps and Retreats was started 23 years ago by Captain Ajay Sud and Rajesh Ojha as a labour of their love. With soft adventure family holidays as their main focus, Banjara believes in reintroducing city folk to the wonders of nature in its purest form. Their various off-beat Himalayan destinations, far away from crowded touristy places, offer people the chance to get acquainted with nature and the outdoors in a refreshing and phased manner.
Banjara Camp & Retreat – Sangla – At a height of 2,700 mts, the Banjara Camp & Retreat is surrounded by towering mountains on all sides and is set on the banks of the Baspa River that surges through the valley.
Banjara Retreat & Cottage – Sojha – Sojha is a little village at about 5 kms from the Jalori Pass that links the Shimla and Kullu districts. The thickly wooded mountainside, densely populated with conifers, deodars and toosh characterize the beauty and uniqueness of Sojha. With unending slopes of emerald forests, verdant and pristine, nature is at its most alluring. Located in Seraj valley, still undiscovered by many, Sojha is a breathtakingiy beautiful place.
Banjara Orchard Retreat –Thanedar – Thanedar is 80 kms from Shimla on the old Hindustan – Tibet road. Set at an altitude of about 7700 ft / 2350 M, from here unfolds a magnificent panorama of mountains. One can still see the ‘Starking Delicious’ apple orchard that he planted there. Nestled amongst the acres of apple & cherry orchards that drape the mountain slopes in this region, is the Banjara Orchard Retreat – an eco-friendly getaway that will enchant nature lovers. There are fully furnished rooms, family suites and independent log cabins with attached baths and a well-equipped kitchen.