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Himalayas & Foothills

Visit the Himalayas & Foothills


The Himalayas are the world's greatest mountain range, a 1800-mile mass of white-tipped peaks and valleys that runs from Afghanistan to the border of south-west China and include the world's highest peak, Mount Everest. This 'abode of snow' that lies along the edge of the Tibetan Plateau and is enclosed by the Indus and Brahmaputra rivers has profoundly shaped the cultures of South Asia and many of its peaks are sacred in Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism.

Top itineraries in Himalayas & Foothills

Hill Stations & Tea Plantations

12-day tailor-made journey from £3,695 pp incl. flights

This luxury holiday takes you to the beautiful hill stations in the Eastern Himalayas, and to Darjeeling where you'll learn about tea production

Indian Himalayas

13-day tailor-made journey from £2,710 pp incl. flights

This incredible luxury tour brings you the highlights of the Indian Himalayas. You will marvel at the breathtaking vistas of Shimla, the hustle and bustle of Delhi, and the Tibetan outpost of Dharamsala.

Top places to stay in Himalayas & Foothills

Elgin Mount Pandim, Sikkim

Traditional hotel

Past the tea plantations, high up in the Himalayas, this stunning hotel lies on an eight-acre hillside estate with fabulous views. Built by local royalty, the hotel continues to be recognised for its fine features, décor that is decidedly on the decadent side and perfectly landscaped gardens.

Grace Hotel Dharamshala, Himalaya

Traditional hotel

Tucked away in the Kashmiri Himalayas, the Grace Hotel is a mountainside manor offering over two centuries of history alongside welcoming and luxurious hospitality. The traditional building blends beautifully with the forest-clad foothills of the Dhauladhar range, and the elevated position means ea…

Glenburn Tea Estate, Darjeeling

Historic hotel

Glenburn Tea Estate is a plantation retreat located in Darjeeling, which offers tea-tasting tours, and fantastic Himalayan views

Hyatt Amritsar, Amritsar, Punjab

Contemporary hotel

Hyatt Amritsar is an elegantly appointed five-star hotel, with a beautiful spa

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Where to go in Himalayas & Foothills


Shimla is the capital of the northern mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh and India's largest and best hill station.

Hill Stations

India's hill stations offer a fascinating respite from the height of the plains and a unique window onto colonial life. Shimla was once the summer capital of the British Raj and the town retains and English feel. The best way to reach the city is via the scenic, narrow-guage Toy Train. The Victoria…

When to go to Himalayas & Foothills

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The best time to visit India’s Himalayan region is from March to May, when the spring brings warmer weather and the slopes are carpeted in rhododendrons. From October to December, following the summer monsoon, is also a popular time, with the views of the high mountains at their sparkling best.

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