Banjara Retreat (Shoja)

Banjara Retreat (Shoja)

Shoja | Himachal Pradesh

Banjara Retreat (Shoja) is categorised as Experiential Mountain Resort

Views from Shoja (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Banjara Retreat overlooking Views (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Garden Area (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Verandah (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Room Interiors (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Room Interiors (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)

Banjara Retreat at Shoja (Himachal Pradesh) is a experiential / nature retreat at 8500 ft asl overlooking the Himalayan range, 5 kms short of Jalori Pass.

Reasons to Visit
  • Experiential retreat surrounded by thick cedar forests at 8500 ft asl overlooking Himalayas in the Banjar Valley
  • Accommodation in stylish cottages and suites with modern attached baths with 24-hour supply of hot and cold water
  • Verandahs with seating where tea / coffee is served
  • Homely style meals are served on fixed meals basis
  • Activities include walking, guided trekking, bird watching
  • Outdoor games like table tennis and indoor games include board games and chess
  • Recommended for experiential, off-beat travellers, active holidays and for those looking for a completely different stay away from the typical hillside hotels and resorts
Know It
  • Located 5 kms from Jalori Pass
  • Rooms do not have TVs. There is no room service
  • Guests are climb more than 50 steps to the hotel
  • Packed lunch provided for guests going for full day treks
About Shoja

Shoja (or called Sohja or Sojha) is a Himalayan hamlet (8500 ft asl) 5 kms short of Jalori Pass. The area is blessed with exceptional Himalayan beauty and is excellent for walks, treks, bird watching and a nature centric experience.   more

Things to do in Shoja
  • Activity

    Waterfall Point (Waterfall), Serolsar Lake (Walking), Raghupur Fort (Trekking, Fort)
  • Nearest Railway Station – Shimla (150 kms), Shoghi (157 kms), Kandaghat (185 kms)
  • Nearest Airport - Kullu (75 kms), Shimla (150 kms), Dharamsala (215 kms)
  • Distance from Major Cities - Chandigarh (262 kms), Jalandhar (300 kms), Ludhiana (302 kms), Amritsar (364 kms), Jammu (381 kms)

Banjara Retreat (Shoja)

Shoja | Himachal Pradesh
RoomRooms per UnitNo. of UnitsNo. Rooms
Total Rooms10
Total Occupancy20


  • Travel Desk
  • Laundry
  • Parking
Food and Beverages
  • Homemade Meals
  • Rappelling

Banjara Retreat (Shoja)

Shoja | Himachal Pradesh

Getting There

Air :
Kullu (75 kms), Shimla (150 kms), Dharamsala (215 kms)
Rail :
Shimla (150 kms), Shoghi (157 kms), Kandaghat (185 kms)

Overall Ratings


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 60 reviews
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  • Service
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my best holiday in india
By Argod on 12th Mar 2018

all my best holidays in india have been with the team banjara camps. my visit in 2004 to Kinnaur started this love affair. and have sent friends to banjara camps ever since my last visit to Sojha...

Incredible views, birder's paradise
By Romeo C on 27th Jul 2017

The Banjara at Shoja is literally an off-track destination. The staff helped us park at a corner of the barely driveable approach road which can become a slush pool in the July rains when we visited...

All the stars are for the staff and the great work they are doing
By BBdelhi on 21th Jun 2017

The staff in Shoja is outstanding and more than make up for any shortcomings in the accommodation. The resort is quiet and peaceful, the food is good. Some of the rooms are not the best, specially if...

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