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Wildflower Hall, Shimla
Why we like it
- The rooms and suites offer spectacular views over cedar forests, mountain ranges or gardens
- Situated at 8,250 feet in the magnificent Himalayas, Wildflower Hall is a fairytale luxury resort set in 22 acres of virgin woods of pine and cedar
- Two restaurants offer Indian, Pan-Asian and continental cuisine
- The Oberoi Spa offers holistic treatments based on Ayurveda, Oriental and Western traditions in private spa suites or pavilions ensconced in the cedar forest
- The hotel's elevated outdoor pool offers astonishing views of the mountains and valleys
- Other facilities include bars, lounges and terraces, a fitness centre, boutique and beauty parlour. Activities include rafting, trekking, mountain biking, archery, billiards, ice skating (in winter) and golf
Exclusive to A&K clients
- Traditional aarti and tikka welcome
- Complimentary yoga session
- One complimentary dinner during a minimum three night stay
- Complimentary 30 minute spa treatment when staying a minimum of six nights at any Oberoi Resort
*Terms and conditions apply, speak to a travel consultant for more information
All the hotels were perfect with the highlights being the Taj Lake Palace - Udaipur and the Oberoi in Agra.
- GM, Essex
Teak wood floors, hand knotted rugs and rich furnishings complemented by spectacular views make the rooms very special retreats. Rich furnishings reflect the colonial heritage of the hotel and respect the traditional skills of local craftsmen, whilst every room has a spacious marble bathroom with a bathtub and separate shower.
This hotel is a member of 'The Leading Hotels of the World' and part of the prestigious Oberoi group - facts which are reflected in the service as well as the wonderful interiors.
Best time to be there
From October to March the weather is refreshingly cool with minimal rainfall in most places. India's main festivals also take place during this time, such as the Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan, the Republic Day of India and Holi, the festival of colours.
8 hours 20 minutes non-stop
GMT +5 1/2 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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