Baneri is a hill station that is located in the Paonta Sahib tehsil, in the district of Sirmaur in Himachal Pradesh, India. Baneri is one of the chilliest places in Himachal Pradesh and attracts a lot of tourists. Baneri is famous for the Paonta Sahib Gurdwara. The distance between Baneri and Shimla by road is 80 km. Tourist attractions near Baneri include Nahan, Jagadhri and Mussorie.
Places to Stay
There are a good number of budget-friendly hotels in Baneri. Some of them are the Sirmour Retreat (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Navrang Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hemkund Resorts (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Yogesh (Tariff – Rs. 500.)
Hindi and Pahari are commonly spoken languages in Baneri. Other languages that are spoken here include English and Punjabi.
The important festivals of Baneri are Diwali (in November,) Dussera (in October) and Christmas (in December.)
Places of Interest
There are several places that can be considered as tourist attractions in Baneri. Some of them are the Paonta Sahib Gurdwara (17 km from Baneri), Kalsi (24 km from Baneri), Nahan (24 km from Baneri) and Chhachhrauli (42 km from Baneri.)
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Baneri is the Dehradun airport which is at a distance of 62 km from the village.
There is no railway station in Baneri. The Dehradun Railway Station is the closest railway station and is 66 km from the village.
Baneri and Paonta Sahib are connected by road. Paonta Sahib is the closest area to Baneri. The nearest bus stand is the Baneri Bus Stand which is 1 km away from the village. There are regular buses that commute from Baneri to Paonta Sahib and to other places nearby such as Kalsi, Nahan and Dehradun. KP Travels and Joy Travels are considered to be popular bus service operators in this region. The online bus ticket booking facility at Ticketgoose.com can save you a lot of time and energy.