13 Himalayan Hotels Nestled Among Rugged Mountains That Will Take Your Breath Away!
All of us want an escape from the scorching heat of Delhi and with the vacations underway, the hills naturally become the ideal abode for a quick getaway. These heavenly Himalayan hotels take the ‘hills’ experience to another level and are sure to make your holiday memorable. Take a look, pack your bags and get, set, vacay!
1. The Khyber Himalayan Resort And Spa, Gulmarg
Nestled in the beautiful Kashmir Valley, this remarkable resort is truly the stuff of dreams. Its location in the Pir Panjal Range, with an unparalleled view of the Affarwat Peaks makes it one of the most beautiful locations to spend your vacation at. It is also the only five-star property in Gulmarg and is perfect for the luxury travellers!
Location | The Khyber Himalayan Resort - Hotel Khyber Road, Forest Block, Jammu & Kashmir
Tariff | Rs 23,296 Onwards
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/TheKhyberResort/
Book Your Stay Online Here | https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx
2. Glenburn Tea Estate, Darjeeling
This mesmerising tea plantation retreat is the ideal getaway spot for all nature lovers. This place is not just a hotel but offers an authentic experience in the midst of a natural plantation, scores of birds and even butterflies. You will never run out of things to do here. In addition, they offer cookery classes, hiking & camping and you can try out their locally grown tea as well!
Location | Glenburn Tea Estate - Near Singritan, Darjeeling, West Bengal
Tariff | Rs 25,850 Onwards
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/GlenburnTeaEstate/
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.glenburnteaestate.com/book-now.php
3. The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla
This wondrous hotel from the Oberoi Group, is a gem that is built around an atrium. The hotel offers a ‘colonial’ experience of Shimla’s colonial past through a heritage walk. Furthermore, it also has a Spa Ritual, Children’s Activity Centre and many more engaging activities.
This is certainly the ‘it’ place for all history buffs!
Location | The Oberoi Cecil - Chaura Maidan Rd, Nabha, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Tariff | Rs 11,000 Onwards
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/cecilshimla/
Book Your Stay Online Here | https://www.oberoihotels.com/hotels-in-shimla-cecil/gallery
4. Ananda In The Himalayas, Rishikesh
Ananda is a luxury spa resort in the Himalayan Foothills, overlooking Rishikesh. The best part is that it is one of the few Luxury Ayurvedic Retreats in India. Your stay here will be an amalgam of relaxation and ayurvedic wellness.
Head here for the yoga, meditation & healing experience and rediscover the spiritualist in you!
Location | Ananda In The Himalayas - The Palace Estate, Narendra Nagar Tehri - Garhwal, Uttarakhand
Tariff | Rs 23,000 Onwards
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/AnandaInTheHimalayas/
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.anandaspa.com/
5. Wildflower Hall, Shimla
This resort lives up to its namesake, as it is nestled in the middle of a forest and boasts of a castle-like appearance. You can enjoy a rejuvenating spa experience with their wide variety of spa treatments.
Wait up, there’s more! You can also you have a refreshing swim at their indoor pool with beautiful chandeliers and regulated temperatures, this will surely give you a royal experience.
Location | Charabra, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Tariff | Rs 19,000 Onwards
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/OberoiWildflowerHall/
Book Your Stay Online Here | https://www.oberoihotels.com/hotels-in-shimla-wfh/
6. The Grand Dragon Ladakh
One of the few luxury properties in Ladakh, The Grand Dragon is a dream-come-true for any art lover. Equipped with the best facilities, the resort has a royal and traditional appearance. However, the best part is that the resort is dotted with handmade paintings, sure to make your getaway one of artistic brilliance!
Location | The Grand Dragon - Old Road, Sheynam, Leh Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/granddragonladakh/
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.thegranddragonladakh.com/
7. The Terraces, Kanatal
This is a boutique resort-spa, and if you happen to visit them between December and February, then you will experience true divinity amidst the snow clad resort. They have also introduced “Beyond The Terraces”, an attempt to make their guests explore the natural bounty that Kanatal has to offer. This includes everything from cultural & heritage walks to safaris & picnics!
Location | The Terraces - Chamba - Mussoorie Rd, Kanatal, District
Tariff | Rs 15,000 Onwards
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/kanataltheterraces/
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.theterraces.biz/tariff.html
8. The Himalayan Spa Resort, Manali
Set in the middle of orchards and built in the Victorian Gothic Revival Style, this resort is sure to take you back to colonial times. Their vision of eco-conscious luxury has led to several programs for energy and water conservation, making them the ideal abode for all environment enthusiasts!
Location | The Himalayan Spa Resort - Hadimba Road, Kullu Valley, Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Tariff | Rs 7,200 Onwards
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/thehimalayanofficial/
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.thehimalayan.com/tariffs-reservations/
9. Moksha Spa, Parwanoo
Promising an extraordinary experience, this Ayurvedic Health Spa aims at making their guests forget their woes. Along with a divine spiritual experience, you can also indulge in facilities like cable car rides, adventure parks and a multi-sport court for the player in you!
Location | Moksha Spa - Timber Trail Resort, NH 22, Near Village Banasar, Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh
Tariff | Rs 18,000 Onwards
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/mokshahimalayaspa/
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.mokshaspa.com/
10. JW Marriott, Mussoorie, Walnut Grove Resort
A one-of-a-kind destination, this resort is nestled among the Mussoorie hills and boasts of world class amenities and facilities. Equipped with an indoor pool and an incredible entertainment centre, complete with bowling alleys & consoles, this resort is sure to excite the gamer in you.
Head out to this exquisite location for their picturesque beauty and world-class facilities!
Location | JW Marriott,Mussoorie - Village - Siya, Kempty Fall Road, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Tariff | Rs 12,789 Onwards
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/jwmussoorie/
Book Your Stay Online Here | https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dedjw-jw-marriott-mussoorie-walnut-grove-resort-and-spa/
11. Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino, Gangtok
Having won accolades from the State Government, not only does this fine establishment offer luxurious villas, rooms and cottages, but it is also one of the few Casino Hotels in India. You can surely enjoy a game of roulette or blackjack during your stay here!
Location | Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino - Lower Samdur Block, Ranipool, Gangtok, Sikkim
Tariff | Rs 24,075 Onwards
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/MayfairGangtok/
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.mayfairhotels.com/mayfair-gangtok/
12. Neeralaya, Kullu
Situated on the banks of the Beas river, this resort makes the ideal hideaway for all nature lovers, away from the troubles of the world. Their charm lies in the simplistic pleasures of living amid the nature that you can experience during your stay here.
This unforgettable destination is the perfect location for a peaceful vacation.
Location | Neeralaya - VPO Raison, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh
Tariff | Rs 11,900 Onwards
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/pages/Neeralaya/427281923971492
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.neeralaya.com
13. Jilling Terraces, Bhimtal
This heavenly abode gives the guests an unparalleled view of The Nanda Devi and surrounding ranges. Their promise of freshly prepared food made from locally produced ingredients is sure to make your stay organic.
You must check out their adventurous itineraries, perfect for a day in the wilderness!
Location | Bhatelia-Dhanachuli Road, South Gola Range, Uttarakhand
Tariff | Rs 11,800 Onwards
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/jillingterraces/
Book Your Stay Online Here | https://www.jillingterraces.com/
P.S. - Tariffs as recorded on 13th June, 2018
Be sure to visit these mesmerising destinations on your next vacation, for an unforgettable experience!