Experiences & Activities

Looking for some fun activities to make your stay in Mashobra at Aranya Himalayan Retreat an unforgettable one? There are numerous things to do in Mashobra that will make sure you have a fun-filled time. Read on to know more!


Glide through the sky and soak in the gorgeous views of the mountains and valleys. There are several paragliding sites near our boutique stay that are perfect for both beginners and adventure enthusiasts.

person doing paragliding
a group of people doing trekking


Explore the mighty mountains and hills, and make your visit to Mashobra a memorable one. Our boutique stay is surrounded by a plethora of magnificent trails, offering visitors the perfect opportunity to spend some time amidst nature.

River Rafting

One of the most thrilling activities, river rafting, is a must-try for those looking for an adrenaline rush and excitement. The stream of Tattapani near Aranya Himalayan Retreat is the ideal place for river rafting.

a group of people doing river rafting
man doing rock climbing


Indulge in a high like never before with the fun and adventurous activity - rappelling. Our team can help you select rappelling packages so that you can experience the best of everything, and enjoy it to the fullest!

Roller Skating

Aranya Himalayan Retreat is located at a short distance from India's first skating rink in Shimla. So, put on your skates and get ready to have a once-in-lifetime experience!

person wearing roller skates
owl pendant in flee market


For shopaholics, the markets in Shimla are one of the best places to shop from. Be it jewellery, handbags, clothes or even home decor, there is something for everyone!


Hiking in Mashobra is one of the best adventurous activities to get your blood pumping. The most famous hiking trail near our boutique stay leads up to the famous Mahasu Peak. The views from this peak are worth a visit!

a group of people trekking
ice skating

Ice Skating

The open-air ice skating rink in Shimla is among the most famous tourist attractions. It is the perfect place to spend a lovely day with your family and friends, while sliding on the ice!


Kufri, also known as a skier's paradise, is an interesting place for adventure enthusiasts. Skiing in Kufri is a must-try activity for both beginners and professionals!

snow covered forest
golf course with ball

Naldehra Golf Course

Situated at an elevation of 2200m, Naldehra Golf Course is the oldest golf course in India. Visit this beautiful golf course with your friends for a fun session and make memories worth cherishing!

Carignano Nature Park

Carignano Nature Park was built by an Italian photographer - Chevalier Federico Pelite. Renowned as one of the most beautiful places in Shimla, the park is known for its abundant natural greenery. 

walkway covered with trees
regional food in earthen pot

Local Cuisine 

A visit to Shimla is incomplete without trying out the local delicacies. Mall Road is one of the best places to gorge on some lip-smacking authentic dishes. There are plenty of local eateries and restaurants for you to choose from!

Jakhu Temple

Dedicated to the Hindu Lord Hanuman, Jakhu Temple is situated on Jakhu Hill, the highest peak in Shimla. The gigantic deity of Lord Hanuman is visible from different parts of Shimla!

huge lord hanuman idol
sports net

Chail Cricket Ground

Maharaja Bhupinder Singh, a cricket enthusiast, built the Chail Cricket Ground in 1893. It is encircled by gorgeous Deodar trees and is the highest cricket ground in the world!

Kufri Fun World

A visit to Kufri Fun World is one of the most entertaining things to do near Mashobra. It is a year-round theme park that offers a wide range of fun and exciting rides and adventure sports!

red car on track
snow-capped mountains

Himalayan Nature Park

The beautiful Himalayan Nature Park in Kufri is a popular tourist attraction in town. It sprawls 90 hectares and is home to many animals including brown bears and snow leopard. It is a must-visit place for nature lovers and photographers.