Manaswal is the ancestral village of the promoters of Gaj Retreat and they can trace back their roots here for over a thousand years. The family has been actively involved in the development of the area, popularly known as ‘Beet’, in Tehsil Garhshanker.

The promoters have vast experience of over 25 years, in the Hospitality industry and have been successfully running Koti Resort in Himachal Pradesh. They have been pioneers in promoting ‘destination tourism’. After the success of Koti Resort, the promoters started an Adventure Tours outfit, which specialized in customized off- road tours in the remote Lahaul-Spiti and Ladakh regions wherin they conducted several successful expeditions.

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Gaj Retreat is a luxury eco resort located on a plateau at Manaswal which is a mere 20 min drive from Nangal & 2 hours from Chandigarh. Here, guests can relax in their chalets/villas and enjoy all that the great outdoors have to offer. And they can do so with their eco-conscience at ease.

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Gaj Retreat truly features exotic luxury in complete harmony with all the elements of nature that make this property so very special. The Retreat spans over acres of beautiful forest land and has been developed with the deepest respect for the natural environment.

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Each of the 61 private pool villa suites, rooms and tents are luxuriously furnished, spacious and blessed with spectacular uninterrupted views of the surrounding ravines and forest, ensuring that your stay at Gaj Retreat is anything but ordinary.

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Gaj Resort's Sea Beach Events

At Gaj Retreat, we offer a beautiful selection of venues to celebrate weddings, engagement parties, gala dinners, special occasions, and other pre-wedding events.

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Gaj Retreat - Horse Riding Event

FA safari on horseback makes for a unique way of seeing a country up close, especially those places where motorized transport would have little chance of reaching, where the terrain or a lack of roads makes many

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Gaj Retreat - Car Driving Adventure on Sea Beach

Those guests who are looking for the real high octane thrills, 4×4 off-roading in this terrain is a rather riveting & action oriented activity which most definitely will make them experience a new high.

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The area around Gaj Retreat offers the most exciting terrain for high adrenalin adventure activities such ATV/Quad Biking. We have a vast range of different sizes of ATVs available in-house for guests to use and discover the..

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Gaj Retreat - Trackter Driving by Girl on Sea Beach

A peek into the local way of life is an essential feature for the guests at Gaj Retreat. Visitors are encouraged to participate in some regular village activities, where possible, to better understand the rural lifestyle and gain…

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Gaj Retreat - Trademill running by girl at Morning time

The area around the Resort is undulating, with several trails which cross the old river bed, fruit orchards, fields and the jungle. Each trail has its own special unique features and attractions and a difficulty grade….

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Gaj Retreat - 3 persons rides bicycle

For guests keen on exploring further afield, we keep mountain bikes and can set them on trails in which they can see the rural life and natural beauty of the area. One can also explore the trails which skim the jungles and…

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