Located in the languid meadows and forested slopes, the Khyber Himalayan Resort and Spa offers a perfect amalgamation of old world charms and modernity. This resort overlooks the snow clad mountains of Mount Affarwat with pine and fir trees below and around you. Frankly, the resort’s stunning location in Gulmarg makes it a destination in itself, and 65 kilometres away from Srinagar Airport, the resort is not a hard route to reach at all.
Clad in locally sourced pine and slate, the architecture of the Khyber Himalayan resort reflects the rich heritage of Kashmir. The rooms and villas are luxuriously furnished and decorated with indigenous crafts to offer you warmth and welcoming spaces. Designed to ensure your comfort and relaxation, this resort is a better home away from your home.
Their accommodation options comprises of stunning rooms and cottages which are elaborately designed and well-maintained to ensure a cozy and luxurious stay. Each cottage has one bedroom, a spacious bathroom, a living room and a balcony that looks out to astounding mountainscapes.
Fine Dining at Khyber Himalayan Resort
The Khyber Himalayn resort has four well maintained restaurants – Cloves, Nauf, Chaikash and Calabaksh. For a relaxed and casual dinning, Nouf is a good option and Cloves is an all day dining place where food from across the globe is served complimented with panoramic vistas of the Himalayas.
To enjoy chais, coffees, tisanes and kahwah, you must spend some time in Chaikash which is a Tea Lounge that opens on to a terrace with beautiful vistas. Mesmerizing view of snow covered hills of Pirpanjal range can be admired from ‘Chaikash’ while sipping tea. Calabash is a cigar sheesha lounge where you can light up your favorite sheesha and enjoy lounging for hours.
Amenities and Activities
The Khyber Himalayan Resort and Spa is replete with all the major and minor facilities to make your stay comfortable and memorable. Amongst the necessary luxuries, they have specialty restaurants, a cigar lounge, a well-appointed spa and a heated swimming pool. A children’s club, a mini theatre and a dedicated Activities Concierge are also available.
Their spa offers various treatments for luxurious and holistic well-being experiences. Located in the dreamy location in Gulmarg, this Himalayan resort also offers a number of outdoor activities for the adventurer like skiing, trekking, guided walks and rides, golf and igloo too!
The Khyber Himalayan Resort and Spa is an uber luxurious place with panoramic views, fantastic facilities and delicious food. So, this time when you plan to visit Gulmarg, if you are looking for an experience that is intense and profound, you got to spend a weekend here with your family and friends!