Banjara Retreat (Shoja)

Banjara Retreat (Shoja)

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)

Banjara Retreat (Shoja)

RoomRooms per UnitNo. of UnitsNo. Rooms
Total Rooms10
Total Occupancy20


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

Banjara Retreat (Shoja)

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 52 reviews

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Place everyone will loveBy joshipramo on 21th Oct 2016

The retreat is really treat for visitors who arrive in Shoja. Mr Mohan is so courteous to take care of guests. The rooms are made of wood and are very nice to live in but the insulation is not there...

nice spot in the hillsBy manolin7 on 20th Oct 2016

stayed in the cottage - lower floor. The cottage is the one to stay at. Works best if you book both rooms in a floor in the cottage, as then you get a private sun lounge as well. Great view of the...

Located at beautiful place, test your driving skillBy prasad b on 12th Oct 2016

Located at beautiful place, good cottage, slightly expensive. Good staff and service. Food was ok I guees if there were more guest they would cook more variety. Couple of places to see and treak...

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