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Tourism in Banjar

Banjar lies at the foothills of the Himalayas in Banjar Valley. Being a trekker, you can keep exploring this amazing beauty of the natural environment. Here you will get all the facilities to do all types of adventurous and recreational activities which range from the climbing peaks to the sightseeing.

Tourism in Banjar

When you trek through the mountains, you can experience the great hill culture, fresh air when you climb up, and the greenish nature all around. The tour to Banjar would surely make you feel as though you are sitting in a nature' s lap.

Apart from climbing hills or mountains, you can also visit, Banjar, to enjoy beauty of the waterfalls, forests, lakes and streams, and of course the fort and wildlife, etc.

Religious Spots in Banjar

The place is not only meant for adventure purposes, but also for religious purpose too. Hence, people from different places arrive here as a spiritual visit. While others visit the spiritual places to watch the amazing architecture of the religious spots. You can find many old temples such as the Manu Maharaj Temple, Sandhya Devi Temple, Rama Temple, Dashal Temple, the Tripura Sundari and Gauri Shankar Temple, the Rishi Shringa Temple, Ambika Temple and Parashuram as well as the Jagtipath Temple.

Wildlife Tour in Banjar

If you are very fond of wildlife sanctuaries, and want to watch some interesting animals, birds and plant or flower species in Banjar,  you must visit the Great Himalayan National Park that stands with pride by creating attention of the tourists towards its beauty. This spot alone makes you view rare animals, birds and flower species, which you can shoot with your camera.

Transport in Banjar

Buses and other private vehicles like cars or taxis, etc. are the means of transport in Banjar. Through bus you can travel from Banjar to very nearby cities or tehsils. Suppose you want to visit Kullu from Banjar, you will have to travel 40 kms (24.9 miles) from bus. And to reach Kullu from Banjar, the timings may vary depending upon the type of road, and the speed of the bus. If bus moves with a constant speed of 50 kms / hour, then you can reach Kullu in 8 hours. Same method applies if you travel by train or other vehicle as well.

There are many tourists spots and religious locations which can be traveled through bus from Banjar. The main route begins from Bilaspur and Mandi; while, the alternate route starts from the Theog, Jalori Pass, and Aani, then reaches the main route at Aut. To reach or cross these places, time varies as usual, depending upon the road condition and the driving speed.

Eating Out in Banjar

Banjar has some of the eating houses, cottages, bakeries, coffee shops, wine shops etc.even you can find some street food as well. If you are a food savvy and love to eat or drink outside, you can visit the below food centers, where you can enjoy the delicious food.
  • Lovely Dhaba Banjar
  • Sanju Coffee Shop Barda
  • Food Depo
  • Butcher Shop Banjar
  • Wholesale Food Store Banjar
  • Soni Hotel & Restaurant Banjar
  • Whitestone Cottages
  • Jibhi Cafe & Cottages

Shopping in Banjar

Shopping in Banjar

Not many, but very few stores are located in Banjar, and due to which, tourists face difficulty to buy their essentials, as they have very less options to buy. However, you can visit too near places, which are just 5 to 10 kms from Banjar tehsil; in case, you want more buying options. There are number of boutique stores, jewelry and shoes stores, grocery stores, and many more at these locations of Himachal Pradesh.

Best Time to visit Banjar

The best time to visit Banjar is during the Spring and Summer. You will see the blooming of the flowers and the experience the magical colors of the apple orchids, peach, and almond trees, which is a feast to the eyes.

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