Exploring the mountains of the Himalayas can be a luxurious affair if you want it to be, especially is you use the city of Darjeeling as a base. Here you can relax in colonial splendor before heading out for a few days to discover the nearby foothill towns. Take a few days to acclimatize to the altitude before your hike or trek a cross the state of Sikkim. Ladakh is to the west of the Himalayas, and is another world, with extraordinary landscapes and a strong Buddhist heritage, similar,but arguably even more dramatic than, Tibet. Best explored from June to September.
Accommodation in Himalayas/Ladakh
With over a century of history and the boast of being a former King’s residence, Darjeeling can be a truly regal experience. 6,000 feet above sea level in the Himalayas, your head is in the clouds, surrounded by colonial décor and a beautiful hillside garden. Set in a former royal residence built in 1887, this […]
Ladakh: the very name conjures up visions of a spectrum of stunning, vibrant colours, ancient monasteries, cobalt blue lakes, high altitude passes and nomadic tribes with their Pashmina goats across an arid landscape surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Recreate the magic of old world charm with canvas luxury at quite another level with our luxury camps […]
Ananda is an award-winning luxury spa resort situated in the Himalayan foothills in Northern India. Located on a 100 acre Maharaja’s Palace Estate, Ananda is surrounded by beautiful Sal forests and overlooks the spiritual town of Rishikesh and the Ganges river valley. Ananda, one of the best ayurvedic retreats in India, incorporates traditional Ayurveda, Yoga […]