Colonel's Highland Retreat & AstroCamp

Facilities & Services

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Our rooms offer you unmatched views of the surroundings and entities far away, depending upon the floor you choose. Tastefully done and panelled with material - both natural and synthetic- rooms are spacious, have equally spacious washrooms and comfortable beds..


Ours is a retreat that offers complete break from the usual routines. We do offer Wi-fi though if that is inescapable. Only JIO & BSNL network work here. The phone signal, at times, is erratic." NO TVs in the room though we have a generator backup for guests' comfort.

Call Us 24/7

We are just a call away 24x7. +91-9419235090 is the prime business contact manned by the owner himself. On site numbers are +91-7876176760, 8988548662 and 8988824522

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From trekking to driving around to strolls in the wild to star gazing to bird watching to just lazying around, there are many activities on platter; please choose as per own design of holiday/vacation.


We are an offbeat niche with an erratic and unreliable network coverage. As of now, we accept only cash on site and online transfers as advance payments. In case you intend paying through apps and net, please do so in advance and the same shall be adjusted in the final bill and balance refunded electronically!


Our master chef is an expert in dishing out tastiest of treats and walks extra mile to fulfill the needs of our esteemed guests. Just let him know as to what specifically you need and take it as done!

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Route To/Fro Jhatingiri To/Fro Retreat Remarks
Pick up/drop at Ghatasani (one way) INR 250 INR 350  
Pick up/drop at Joginder Nagar (one way) INR 750 INR 850  
Pick up/drop at Bir (one way) INR 1000 INR 1100  
Pick up/drop at Mandi (one way) INR 1100 INR 1200  
Pick up/drop at Bhuntar Airport (one way) INR 3000 INR 3000  
Pick up/drop at Gaggal Airport (one way) INR 3000 INR 3000  
Barot and back (full day*; 100 kms limit) INR 2500 (Rs 25 per km beyond 100 kms)

- *Full day means 10 hours from the reporting time of the cab till its release.

-INR 100 per hour extra shall be charged as convenience fee.

-For night stay, INR 1000 per night additional.

Parashar Lake and back (full day*; 200 Kms limit) INR 5000 (Rs 25 per Km beyond 200 Kms)
Bir- Baijnath and Back (full day*; 125 kms limit) INR 3000 (Rs 25 per Km beyond 125 Kms)
Pick up/drop at Retreat or vice-versa (unscheduled) one way till Jhatingiri or vice-versa INR 500  




We are a pet-friendly retreat. The following conditions govern stay of pets on the property:-


Guests are advised to keep following season/weather-related trends in mind:-




We are conscious of the fact that the most intelligent species to walk on this Earth is busy destroying this very Earth both intentionally and unknowingly. We do our bit in the following ways:-

Guest Reviews

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Astha Talwar

Satisfied Customer

Best experience.. Amazing star gazing... Luxurious stay and awesome hospitality

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Vikrant GadkariSatisfied Customer

A beautiful place in the heart of beautiful nature. Away from hustle bustle of the urban life.... just relax and rejuvenate. thanks for such a wonderful time

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Anurag Pandey

Satisfied Customer

A must recommend place for stargazing and nature connect. Its definitely a must visit resort in Barot highland.

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Rakesh Zutshi

Satisfied Customer

excellent venture amdist natural surroundings in mountains