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Words do not do the visually spectacular Potala Palace in Lhasa justice. Simply stand back and allow the view to do the talking. 

Plenty of exercise and crisp air means you’ll need somewhere comfortable to rest your head. Go for all-out luxury after an active day, and cosy up in front of roaring fires at Amankora in Bhutan, or pick a relaxing Tea Estate like Glenburn near Darjeeling with wonderful walks on your doorstep and charming vistas of tea-clad hills.

Hotel Highlands Park ,

Hotel Highlands Park Gulmarg Kashmir India 1

Host to presidents and Prime Ministers yet remarkably laid-back and sweet, Highlands Park has been run by the Nedou family,...

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Ananda in the Himalayas ,

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The ascent from Rishikesh passes through a forest of sal trees to bring you to this award winning destination spa...

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Nubra Organic Retreat, Nubra Vally ,

Nubra Organic Retreat Nubra Valley North India

Nubra Organic Retreat is situated in a beautiful village called Hunder with lot of trees. There is nothing more to...

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Reggie's Camel Camp ,

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This eccentric camp, complete with luxury tents, is based around a red fort perched on top of some of the...

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Camp Watermark, Pangong Tso ,

Camp Watermark Pangong Lake North India

Camp Watermark is located on Pangong Tso in Ladakh. Pangong Tso is situated at about 4,267 metres and is the...

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Wildflower Hall, An Oberoi Resort ,

Wildflower Hall Mashobra North India

Built on the location of the former residence of Indian Viceroy, Lord Kitchener this luxurious hotel is set amidst 22...

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Glenburn Tea Estate ,

NORTH INDIA - Water Lily Bungalow, Glenburn tea estate

Set high in the Himalayas, this charming bungalow overlooks a valley of rolling emerald tea fields and offers striking views...

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Nor-Khil Hotel ,

Nor Khil Hotel Gangtok North India

This house was built by the King of Sikkim in 1932 as a guest house in which he received and...

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Windamere Hotel ,

Windamere Hotel Darjeeling North India

The Windamere's enduring, slightly eccentric charm resists absolute definition. Established in the 19th century it is famous for its ambience...

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Castlereagh Bungalow ,
Bogawantalawa Valley

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  Castlereagh is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Boutique Hotels and our Top 10 Venues for a Wedding or Party Castlereagh Bungalow is one of the five...

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Norwood Bungalow ,
Bogawantalawa Valley

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Norwood Bungalow is one of the five restored historic tea planter residences in Sri Lanka's Ceylon Tea Region. This collection...

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Summerville Bungalow ,
Bogawantalawa Valley

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Summerville Bungalow is one of the five restored historic tea planter residences in Sri Lanka's Ceylon Tea Region. This collection...

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Tientsin Bungalow ,
Bogawantalawa Valley

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Tientsin Bungalow is one of the five restored historic tea planter residences in Sri Lanka's Ceylon Tea Region. This collection...

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Clingendael ,

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  Clingendael is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Secret Gems. Located on the Victoria Golf and Country Resort, around 40-minutes from...

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Amankora Bumthang ,

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Amankora’s five distinct lodges, based in Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, Gangtey and Bumthang, offer a unique and unrivalled circuit through Bhutan’s...

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Swiss Guest House ,

Swiss Lodge Bumthang Bhutan

Swiss Guest House is a charming and comfortable traditional farmhouse, in an idyllic setting just a few minutes by car...

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Amankora Gangtey ,

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Amankora’s five distinct lodges, based in Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, Gangtey and Bumthang, offer a unique and unrivalled circuit through Bhutan’s...

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Dewachen Hotel ,

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Located just outside the village of Gangtey and at the edge of Black Mountain National Park, Dewachen Hotel is a...

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Phuentsholing Lodge ,

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Formerly a large traditional Bhutanese-style house this small hotel has ten basic ensuite rooms. The hotel is run by a...

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Wangchuk Hotel ,

Mongar Bhutan

A simple, rural lodge. Please note that Ampersand have not visited this property.

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Amankora Paro ,

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Amankora’s five distinct lodges, based in Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, Gangtey and Bumthang, offer a unique and unrivalled circuit through Bhutan’s valleys....

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Uma Paro ,

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  Uma Paro is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Hotel Spas. Uma Paro is part of the COMO hotel group; founded by Christina...

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Zhiwa Ling Heritage ,

Zhiwa Ling Paro Bhutan

One of the few truly Bhutanese-owned luxury hotels in Bhutan, Zhiwa Ling Heritage is a unique and traditional hotel which...

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Amankora Punakha ,

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  Amankora Punakha is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Aman Resorts in Asia. Amankora’s five distinct lodges, based in Thimphu, Paro,...

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Amankora Thimphu ,

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Amankora’s five distinct lodges, based in Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, Gangtey and Bumthang, offer a unique and unrivalled circuit through Bhutan’s...

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Taj Tashi ,

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Boasting sweeping views of Thimphu valley, Taj Tashi is a luxurious property in the heart of Bhutan’s charming capital city...

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Lingkhar Lodge ,

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Nestled in the quiet, rural countryside of the small but bustling town of Trashigang in eastern Bhutan, Lingkhar Lodge is...

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Uma Punakha ,

BHUTAN - Como Punakha terrace view

  Uma Punakha is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Romantic Retreats  Opened in September 2012, Uma Punakha is COMO's second hotel...

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Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge ,

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Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge, just half an hour's drive from Pokhara, is situated on a ridge a thousand feet above...

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Shangri-La Village Resort ,

Shangri La Pokhara Nepal

Located just a 10 minute drive from Pokhara Airport, overshadowed by the sacred Fishtail Mountain, the Shangri-La Village is a...

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Fishtail Lodge ,

Fishtail Lodge Pokhara Nepal

As Fishtail Lodge is only accessible by a shuttle float across a lake ensuring a very peaceful location. Set on...

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Yeti Lodge ,
Namche Bazaar

Yeti Lodge, Namche Bazaar, Nepal

Yeti Mountain Home offers comfortable yet basic rooms in the town of Namche Bazaar. Namche is the largest town in...

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Everest Summit Lodge ,

Everest Summit Lodge Tashinga Nepal

The lodge is located directly opposite the airport and contains 17 comfortable ensuite rooms, a lovely sunny garden and traditional...

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Dwarika's Hotel ,

Dwarikas Hotel Kathmandu Nepal

Dwarika’s Kathmandu is an institution in the city, ask any taxi driver and they will know it straightaway. It is...

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Himalaya Lodge ,

Himalaya Lodge Ghandruk Nepal

The former mountain home is perched over the ancient village of Ghandruk at an altitude of 1,980 metres. Whilst trekking...

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Dwarika's Resort ,

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The Dwarika’s Group has a fabulous new addition, the Dwarika’s Resort, a Nepal wellness resort high up in the hills...

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Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge ,
Bardia National Park

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Run by the same pioneering team as Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge in Chitwan National Park, Karnali Lodge is a top-end...

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Victoria Sapa ,

Victoria Sapa Sapa Vietnam

The four star Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa has been built in the style of a traditional mountain chalet with...

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Client Testimonials

I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India
I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
Ampersand’s preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet booking age. They were a delight to deal with!
- Mr David Wallace, North India
We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
Ampersand provided a bespoke and flexible holiday, tailored to my every whim. Their highly professional staff had only one goal which was to arrange an exceptional holiday and some unforgettable experiences in India. I have no hesitation in fully recommending them and they will be the first company I approach in the future - 10/10
- Anonymous, India
So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
I would recommend Ampersand without any hesitation!!! The best travel agent that I’ve ever had. Everything – from the individual care and attention in planning the trip, through to the efficiency of the agents on the ground in India – was handled brilliantly. An absolutely first-class service all round!
- Matthew Annable, Rajasthan, India

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