The Dwarika’s Hotel, Kathmandu

The Dwarika’s Hotel, Kathmandu

Winner of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Heritage Award, a pioneer in sustainable heritage conservation, The Dwarika’s Hotel in Kathmandu is a perfect place to experience Nepal’s ancient cultural heritage and rich tradition of hospitality.

This luxurious property houses some of Nepal’s best craftmanship – original woodworks that are centuries old and beautifully captures the beauty and spirit of an ancient city, blending traditional Newari atmosphere with the comforts of contemporary lifestyle.

Located a few minutes’ drive from the airport and just a stone’s throw from the various famous attractions including Pashupatinath temple and the Buddhist Stupa at the Boudhanath, it has a easy access to the country’s infinite attractions and charms.

All 83 rooms and suites are meticulously designed and thoughtfully furnished while keeping the utmost comfort of the guests in the mind. Nepalese design motifs, rugs, sculptures, bronze crafts, terracotta artifacts create an atmosphere resembling that of the royal suites of the 14th century Malla Kings of Nepal and offer a regal experience combined with modern day comforts and amenities. Spacious bathrooms are plentifully stocked with organic local products for guests’ indulgence.

The hotel has three restaurants which offer a wonderful assortment of menus. The choicest ingredients & produce from The Dwarika’s own farms are used to ensure the dishes are of the finest quality. Krishnarpan – the Nepalese speciality restaurant, is famous for its slow dining experience, serving meals ranging from 6 to 22 courses and is reminiscent of the local community’s traditional ritual feasts, Mako’s serves traditional Japanese cuisine in a warm, minimalistic and stylish setting and Toran -all-day restaurant, offers local flavors and popular world cuisines.

The hotel also has a bar- The Fusion Bar set by the pool, which is open throughout the day and late into the night, On Friday nights guests can enjoy live band music and a barbecue.

Guest can treat their senses and indulge in a range of relaxing treatments in the hotel’s Pancha Kosha Himalayan Spa which offers unique treatments based on ancient Ayurveda, Buddhist and traditional techniques and traditional knowledge of caregiving.

Other additional facilities include a library, where guests can sit and relax with a book and know more about the region’s culture & history; a fitness center where complimentary yoga classes are offered to the guests, an outdoor pool, and an in-house boutique shop offering locally-made handicrafts, pashmina shawls, Thanka paintings etc. There is also a tour and transportation agency onsite to help you prepare a perfect itinerary for sightseeing and transfers.

The attention to detail for guest comfort, exemplary service by the staff members, magnificent property reflective of heritage and olden time all make for a pleasant and memorable experience.

For more details and direct bookings, visit http://www.dwarikas.com/

 

 

 

Ging Tea House-Heritage Plantation Retreat, Darjeeling

Ging Tea House-Heritage Plantation Retreat, Darjeeling

Ging Tea House, a fully restored British style colonial tea planter’s bungalow, perched 3000 feet above sea level surrounded by a breathtaking 6000 hectares of natural landscape and rolling tea plantation, offers a perfect setting for those seeking the quintessential tea valley experience amidst tranquility and seclusion. The estate and the bungalow take you back in time when tea plantations first started in Darjeeling and beautifully captures the old-world charm and British colonial character.

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Sourenee Tea Estate, Mirik, Darjeeling

Sourenee Tea Estate, Mirik, Darjeeling

A pristine white majestic bungalow, nestled in the midst of an over hundred years old picturesque lush green tea plantation spread across 137 hectares at an elevation ranging between 25,00ft up to 5,000ft, with sweeping vistas of the mist-clad Himalayan range, cool crisp breeze, and manicured lawn offers a perfect ambience for those seeking an immersive tea garden experience surrounded by serene nature to relax and rejuvenate.

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The Dwarika’s Resort, Dhulikhel

The Dwarika’s Resort, Dhulikhel

Spread over 20 acres in the hills of Dhulikhel with panoramic views of the Himalayas, surrounded by pine, rhododendron, chrysanthemums and cherry blossom trees, architecture and design that reflect the Newari culture & heritage and a traditional Nepalese village. The Dwarika’s Resort Dhulikhel – a lifestyle retreat – founded on Nepal’s ancient philosophy of respect for nature and one’s self, offers a holistic experience focussed on wellness, rejuvenation, and well-being of body, mind & soul combined with the warmth of Nepalese hospitality and impeccable service.

The Dwarika's Resort, Dhulikhel

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Glenburn Tea Estate, near Darjeeling, India

Glenburn Tea Estate, near Darjeeling, India

Set in the Himalayas on a hillock above the banks of river Ranjeet, overlooking rolling tea plantation gardens, surrounded with 1,600 acres of verdant forest, tea picker villages, and orchards, these colonial-style planter’s bungalows at Glenburn Tea Estate offer a perfect escape for those seeking a laidback relaxed holiday amidst nature and mountains, experience the old-world charm and know about the legacy that has lasted over 100 years which is closely entwined with the tea plantations in India.

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Terma Linka Resort & Spa, Bhutan

Terma Linka Resort & Spa, Bhutan

Tranquil and secluded, draped by stunning mountain landscape, minimalistic, elegant in style & decor, Dzong-inspired architecture, set on the edge of on a curved bank of the picturesque Wangchu River , Terma Linka Resort & Spa is a perfect place to relax, unwind, and enjoy the immersive Bhutanese experience and hospitality amidst unspoiled nature in the Land of the Thunder Dragon.

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