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Camp Craignano



Location: Located at moshabra, just 12 kms from Shimla.

About: Craignanao is an old pre independence era retreat, named after the Italian countess of Craignanao. In 1890 Craignanao was turned in to the united service club. Craignanao’s another claim to fame is the world’s highest water lift ( 7657ft) builds by the British that still servers Shimla. Set Amidst a forest of Pine and Oak, Craignanao 2279 mts, with its sublime weather (10-12 degree Celsius) is an ideal summer getaway. At a distance of 12kms from Shimla Town, Camp Craignanao is a perfect place to unwind. The camp offers multifarious adventure activities in its surroundings.


There are numerous pathways for short hikes in the verdant forests, where we also find spots for rock climbing and rappelling ,the trails here are just perfect to go mountain biking, and the flora and fauna is a nature lover’s delight. At a distance of 39 kms from the camp is the Tattapani, on the banks of river Satlej, where one can indulge river rafting. At the camp we can do rope course activities (Burma Bridge, Tarolene Traverse etc.)

Accommodation: There are 11 Swiss style Cottage Tents with Attached Bathrooms. Luxury Swiss cottage tents are Nestled among the trees at idyllic spots that gives a perfect feeling of being in the luxurious lap of nature.



  • Lodging in swiss tents and Rest house rooms with attached toilets with running water.

  • Electricity is available 24 Hour in the campus.

  • Dining area with a capacity of 40 people at a time.

  • Charging point inside the swiss tents and rooms.

  • Hot Water available through gas geysers on request.

  • Aquaguard purified water.

  • Music System and Projector with screen.

  • Bonfire and Cultural shows on request.

  • First Aid Kid, Doctor on Call. (Nearest hospital is just 1 km away)

  • Low level obstacle course.

  • 24 Mountain Bikes with 21 gears.

  • Hammocks for relaxing.

  • Hiking trails and walks all around the camp.

Conference and team building:

Arrangements for conference of approximately 40 people can be made easily. Other necessities for the same are also available on request.


Activities: To make your holiday a resonation experience, Camp Craignanao offers various activities and adventure sports, under the able guidance of experts, having perfected their craft over the years. You can go mountain biking along the trails, raft down the river Sutlej, Indulge in rappelling and rock climbing, or just stay at the camp and try out the various rope courses on offer ( Burma bridge, artificial river crossing, Tarolene traverse etc. ) The camp’s setting provides the best ground for a round of paint ball, and yes we can assure you it’s a lot of fun.


Mountain Biking: Choose from 5 trails, good enough for a novice as well as skilled riders.

a. The Mashobra Baikhalty loop (18 kms.)
b. Downhill to Tattapani (39 kms.)
c. The Pine trails of Mashobra (14 kms.)
d. Circling the Mashobra Vale (14 kms.)
e. The Catchment trails (34 kms.)


River Rafting: Tattapani is a distance of 39 kms. From the camp, by the banks of the river Satlej. One can enjoy the thrill of river rafting on its waters, as we raft down from Chabba to Tattpani, through grade 3-4 rapids. The activity can be combined with one cycling down to Tattpani.


Safety: All necessary precautions are taken at every step of the activities to make sure that the activities are always fun for everybody. First Aid kits are available at every point of time and ;lace in and around the camp. The Camp staff and instructors are well versed in First Aid administration. Doctors are available on call and a vehicle is always available for emergencies.




Cost per couple (INR)

2 Nights 3 Days

Swiss Tents/Rest House Rooms


3 Nights 4 Days

Swiss Tents/Rest House Rooms


Package Includes:

  • Accommodation for 2 persons.

  • Breakfast and Dinner.

  • Morning and Evening tea with cookies.

  • Adventure activities like River crossing, Rappelling, Mountain biking (inside camp), etc.

  • Bonfire at Night.

  • Complementary pickup from Shimla Bus stand and Railway station.

  • All Applicable taxes

Extra Person Policy:

Child below 5 years


Child b/w 6 yrs. to 12 yrs

20% of the package

Extra person above 12 yrs.

30% of the package



Cost (INR)


Rafting at Tattapani

750/- per person

Rafting Trip , Packed Lunch , equipment and services of instructors.

Mountain Biking

800/- per person

Use of 21 gear special mountain bikes, Guide, Vehicle Support, Mineral water , Fruit Juice and Fruits during the ride, Packed Lunch, DVD of your Biking Shoot


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