Kashmir & The Himalayas Tours & Holidays

Kashmir & The Himalayas Small Group Tours & Tailor-Made Holidays

The Himalayas is the world's mightiest mountain range.

No other chain can boast summits of over 8,000 metres - there are 14 such peaks in the Greater Himalaya - and hundreds over 7,000 metres. It stretches 2,700km across the subcontinent from Assam to Pakistan; in the east, Namche Barwa stands sentinel, while the west is guarded by the awesome Nanga Parbat.

The term Himalaya means 'Abode of Snow' and its icy peaks and ridges have long since inspired the poets. From its heavenly ...

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OUR FAVOURITE PLACES TO STAY

Luxury | Tented Camp

Chamba Camp Thiksey, Leh

A new and innovative award winning addition to the growing number of luxury camps in India, The Ultimate Travelling Camp's originality resides in the fact that the camps are all mobile, being in…
Premium | Traditional Accommodation

Glenburn Tea Estate, Darjeeling

A fantastic boutique lodging situated just outside Darjeeling, this lovely little plantation retreat lies above the banks of the River Rungeet, deep in the Himalaya and is overlooked by the…
Premium | Lodge

Jim's Jungle Retreat, Corbett National Park

Jim's Jungle Retreat is a slightly alternative camp option in the area, about half an hour from the main park entrance. The hotel is based about 15km from the main entrance to the National Park but is…
Luxury | Hotel

Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar, Srinagar

Encircled by the Himalayan ranges and set before the waters of Dal Lake, this former Maharajah's palace has been meticulously restored to reflect something of its former glory. Built in 1910, the…
Premium | Lodge

Mary Budden Estate, Almora

Tucked away high in the forest of Uttarakhand the Mary Budden Estate is a true haven of luxury set in one of the last pristine natural environments still to be encountered in India. A windy road leads…
Premium | Traditional Accommodation

Royal Houseboat, Srinagar

Situated on a quiet corner of Dal Lake, with wonderful views out over a lotus field, picturesque houseboats and the mountains beyond, besides Sukoon this is probably the most luxurious group of…
Luxury | Traditional Accommodation

Sukoon Houseboat, Srinagar

Opened in April 2013, the former Neil Armstrong houseboat is easily the most luxurious on either lake. Owned and run by Altaf Chapri, a real visionary in the world of Indian boutique tourist…
Superior | Homestay

Sunnymead Estate, Shimla

Sunnymead Estate is a charming family run heritage guest house, located in a tranquil spot in Shimla. Considered to be one of the oldest colonial cottages in Shimla, it has been lovingly restored by…
Premium | Hotel

The Elgin - Darjeeling, Darjeeling

Darjeeling- from ' Dorji Ling' means the 'God of Thunder'. Small wonder then that in the quaint little hill station, the weather varies from the pleasant to very cold. As you enter The Elgin warmth…
Premium | Resort

The Ladakh Sarai, Leh

The Ladakh Sarai offers 14 traditional Yurts in a dramatic mountianside location about 8 kms from Leh. Spread amongst the poplar and apricot trees, each yurt is equipped with private ensuite bathroom…
Premium | Hotel

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

Built in 1884 as a Himalayan hill station, the luxurious Oberoi Cecil is a perfect base from which to explore the spectacular mountain scenery, cedar forests and ancient monasteries of this world…
Premium | Traditional Accommodation

Village Homes Ladakh, Leh

This is simply one of our favourite products on the subcontinent. Though Ladakh has long been on the map for backpackers, mostly staying in and around Leh, it is has not yet come on the radar of the…
Luxury | Resort

Wildflower Hall, Shimla

Situated at 8,250 feet in the magnificent Himalayas, Wildflower Hall is a fairytale, five star deluxe resort set in 22 acres of virgin woods of pine and cedar. The former residence of Lord Kitchener,…
Premium | Boutique Hotel

Windamere Hotel, Darjeeling

Windamere is situated on historic Observatory Hill where Darjeeling began, and overlooks the Chowrasta, the town's exclusive promenade. From Observatory Hill, one can glimpse Tibet, Bhutan, Nepal…
Premium | Hotel

The Kumaon, Almora

Located on a ridge above the historical city of Almora, the stunning Kumaon is a peaceful retreat in the heart of the Himalayan foothills. This high end lodge attracts artists and nature lovers,…
Superior | Heritage Hotel

Chapslee House, Shimla

Originally built in 1830 and once the summer residence of the Hon'ble Raja Charanjit Singh of Kapurthala, this charming house is now a beautiful family-run hotel. First established in 1976 by the…

TOURS FEATURING Kashmir & The Himalayas

Travel to India with like-minded people on one of our small group tours (usually max size 12), featuring knowledgeable local guides and an expert tour leader.