Himalayan region in India is long been recognized as a popular place to unwind and rejuvenate. Variously dubbed as a place where god resides, Himalayas is considered one of the most spiritually and mentally uplifting places in the world. Our collection of luxury and boutique hotels in Himalayas will take you to road less travelled.

Characterized by great outdoors, tranquility, personalized service and a range of activities like venturing out to local villages, hikes and rejuvenation therapies makes these chic properties – some with cottages, villas and state of the art spa & Ayurveda centers – a perfect escape from the humdrums of daily life. So here we list the 10 most luxurious and boutique hotels in Himalayas in no particular order.

Wildflower Hall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Wildflower Hall best luxury hotel in Shimla, that recreates the grand style of the colonial era with its distinctive old world charm and characteristic warm service.
The Spa at Wildflower Hall Shimla is awarded the Leading Spa in India twice

Wildflower hall offers opportunity to the guests to refresh with cycling, rafting, nature walk or yoga and rejuvenate them with an elite spa therapy. The restaurant offers colorful dinning space and a warm seating arrangement. The outdoor terrace offers splendid view of the Himalayas. In addition, wildflower hall offers an indoor pool adorned with crystal chandeliers. The temperature of the pool remains controlled throughout the year to provide a good swimming experience to the guests.

Cost: Starting from Rs. 19,000 per night.

Kalmatia Sangam Resort, Almora, Uttarakhand

Enjoy scenic Himalayan views from Kalmatia Sangam.
Kalmatia Sangam Himalaya Resort in Almora

Kalmatia Sangam Resort in Almora is a place that allows you to escape from crowd and offers you much needed relaxation by providing gentle scenic walks and some exciting treks. Apart from offering comfort and privacy, the tastefully decorated cottages of this resort allow guests to enjoy the magnificent mountain views of the Himalayas.

Cost: Starting from Rs. 7,000 per night including breakfast

Moksha Spa Resort, Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh

Moksha is an ideal Ayurvedic health Spa resort situated in the Shivalik Ranges of the mighty Himalayas besides the river Kaushalya in the picturesque Himachal Pradesh
Moksha – An ideal Ayurvedic health Spa resort in Parwanoo,Himachal Pradesh

Moksha is an ayurvedic health spa resort located in the Shivalik ranges of Himalayas in the picturesque Himachal Pradesh. Moksha resort contains 15 royal buildings with 62 suites and therefore offers a wide variety of stay options to the guests to choose from. Apart from comfortable stay, the rejuvenating and relaxing spa offered by this resort provides perfect peace and sense of well being to its esteemed guests.

Cost: Starting from Rs.18,000per night

Glenburn Tea Estate, Darjeeling, West Bengal

Glenburn Tea Estate in Darjeeling,West Bengal
Glenburn Tea Estate & Boutique Hotel in Darjeeling

Glenburn Tea Estate, Darjeeling contains two bungalows each consisting four suites, verandahs, gardens, common area and terraces accessible to all the guests. Each bungalow offers cozy living room and grand dining room to enjoy candle light dinners. All the spacious bedrooms are tastefully decorated by using different themes to offer a unique experience to the guests.

Cost: Rs 30,000 per night for 2 persons sharing on twin occupancy

Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino, Gangtok, Sikkim

MAYFAIR Spa Resort & Casino, Gangtok is one of the best 5-star luxury hotels in Sikkim.
Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino in Gangtok, Sikkim

Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino, Gangtok offers luxurious rooms, bar facilities, multi-cuisine restaurant, swimming pool, spa, casino and health club to enjoy your holidays in Gangtok. Apart from comfortable and luxurious stay, this resort offers well-appointed spa to rejuvenate your body and mind in heavenly atmosphere.

Cost: Starting from Rs. 14,000 per night

Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg, Kashmir

The Khyber is a resort at par with the best in the world.
Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa in Gulmarg, Kashmir

Truly built in the architectural heritage of Kashmir, Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa offers extraordinary experience to the guests. A cigar lounge, heated swimming pool, beautifully decorated restaurant and a comfortable spa are some of the luxuries offered by this resort. Its mini theatre and kids’ club make it one of the best resorts in India.

Cost: Starting from Rs. 15,000 per night

Ananda in the Himalayas, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Ananda in the Himalayas in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Ananda in the Himalayas in Rishikesh

Living at Ananda is a fine blend of style, elegance and serenity. The suites and villas at Ananda offer splendid views that leave you astonished. All the rooms are spacious and offer excellent view of the Rishikesh valley. In addition, each room equipped with luxury amenities and facilities contains large balcony with picture perfect view.

Cost: Starting from Rs. 28,000 per night

Aalia, Haridwar, Uttarakhand

Aalia - An epitome of sheer luxury and comfort.

Unique in concept, Aalia is a luxury hotel located on the banks of the majestic Ganges in Haridwar. Surrounded by natural beauty from all sides, this beautifully designed resort allows you to relish the tranquil surroundings and fresh air coming from river Ganges.

By offering world class facilities and exceptional services, Aalia bids an unmatched hospitality of its guests. By offering exotic food, nice ambience and lots of indoor and outdoor activities, Aalia makes your stay an unforgettable experience.

Cost: Starting from Rs. 11,000 per night

The Himalayan Spa Resort, Manali, Himachal Pradesh

The Himalayan - Luxury Resort & Spa in Manali
The Himalayan – Luxury Resort & Spa in Manali

The Himalayan Spa Resort is a premier luxury resort in Manali. Its cottages are set in the midst of cherry and apple orchards overlooking snow capped mountain peaks. Hence this resort is an ideal escape into tranquility without missing comfort and luxury.

Cost: Staring from Rs. 14,000 per night

Shakti 360 Degrees Leti, Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand

Shakti 360° Leti is a unique luxury hotel in the Himalayas in North India. Voted in the top 101 hotels in the world three years running.
Shakti 360 Degrees Leti in Uttarakhand

Shakti 360° Leti located in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand is a place which offers beautiful stunning mountain scenery to the tourists to relish. An innovative combination of contemporary design and traditional building techniques, Shakti 360° Leti allows its guests to view snow capped peaks of great Himalaya ranges.

It offers a cozy fireplace and beds decorated with fluffy duvets and pashmina blankets. Outdoors offer treks, mountain walks and camping experience. Here, you can relax in planter’s chair and can enjoy the sunshine and magnificent view of the Himalayas. Meditation and yoga sessions can also be arranged on request.

Cost: USD 2055 per person for 3N/4D on twin sharing basis

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