- Inspired by the royal caravans tailor-made for 16th-century Mughal emperors who loved to go on expeditions without sacrificing their lavish lifestyle, The Ultimate Travelling Camps offer the chance to travel through some of the most remote and captivating corners of India in style, such as Ladakh & Nagaland.
- We pitch our 3 tented camps in the most stunning & remote locations in India, timed perfectly to coincide with local events and festivals, to allow you to experience the very best in experiential glamorous camping.
- Our sumptuous tents come with butler service, a beautiful bathroom and a private verandah with spectacular views of the dramatic landscapes.
- Your daily excursions will immerse you in the remote beauty and ancient traditions of the local area. Rediscover yourself – meet gurus from the far reaches of the Himalayas, take prayers with Buddhist monks, walk through ancient villages or Old Leh City, raft down the River Indus, mountain bike over Wari La, the world’s 4th highest mountain pass, watch the Royal game of Polo, picnic in picturesque spots, celebrate tribal hues and traditional dances at the Hornbill Festival, explore quaint tribal Naga villages, or simply curl up in your ‘tent with a view’.
- There are 3, 4, 5 and 7 night itineraries available, perfect to combine with a longer trip to India.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
The Ultimate Travelling Camp offers bespoke mobile tented glamping retreats in some of the most remote, stunning, off the grid corners of northern India whilst staying in luxury – like the travelling kings of old. The nomadic style luxury camps coincide with festivals in the specially selected, exceptional, unexplored destinations order to provide a unique & authentic travel experience. The immersive 3 to 7 day itineraries allow guest to witness the many moods of exotic India with its dramatic landscapes, rustic and unexplored rural surroundings. The current regions that the camps are located are Chamba Camps in dramatic Thiksey & Diskit – Ladakh, Kohima Camp in the remote tribal north-eastern corner of India in Nagaland and a safari lodge at a remote tiger reserve in Uttar Pradesh near the Nepal border.
Guests are immersed in a range of memorable experiences: prayer ceremonies at ancient monasteries in the Himalayas, rafting along the Indus River, visiting ancient monasteries, walks through remote villages, guided bird-watching & wildlife walks, watching a polo match, witnessing the magical Buddhist Kalachakra Festival conducted by his Holiness the Dalai Lama or the tribal cultural Hornbill Festival in Nagaland; all while glamping in sumptuous, AC tents tended to by personal valets with private terrace overlooking the spectacular landscape & mountain vistas. Camp amenities include a library, handicrafts boutique, dining tent offering organic cuisine & cooking classes, and BBQ picnics & bespoke private dining experiences.
The Ultimate Travelling Camp brings you the perfect combination of a nomadic lifestyle with all the accoutrements of a super-luxury stay. We pitch our tents in the most beautiful spots, in the most stunning countryside, while taking with us every luxury imaginable. We’ve chosen the best destinations and the most perfect locations across the country, timed perfectly to coincide with events and festivals of each region, to allow you to experience the very best in glamorous camping. The current regions that the camps are located are Chamba Camps in dramatic Thiksey & Diskit – Ladakh, Kohima Camp in the remote tribal north-eastern corner of India in Nagaland and a safari lodge at a remote tiger reserve in Uttar Pradesh near the Nepal border.
The first truly mobile luxury camps in India covering a calendar of destinations and festivals. This nomadic super luxury camp introduces the discerning traveller to different adventures in carefully selected exceptional locations in the mountains, deserts, jungles and unexplored countryside. Experience the many moods of exotic India with its dramatic landscapes, rustic and unexplored rural surroundings. Rediscover yourself – search the elusive tiger in the golden hue of the evening sky in Dudhwa, meet gurus from the far reaches of the Himalayas, raft down the River Indus, enjoy Sufi evenings in Kotwara, watch a game of Polo, a sport of the Royals, picnic in picturesque spots, or simply curl up in your ‘tent with a view’ and so much more. The Ultimate Travelling Camp can be customised for special occasions for friends and families – a celebration, a wedding, an anniversary, a 50th birthday.
Chamba Camp Thiksey - A Ladakh Luxury Camp
Recreate the magic of our old-world charm with luxury under canvas at quite another level at our camps in India. From the land of the lamas, Thiksey Monastery welcomes the adventurous traveller to our unique destination, the Chamba Camp, Thiksey. The Ultimate Travelling Camp introduces glamping in India through its Ladakh tour packages. The Chamba Camp at Thiksey creates once-in-a-lifetime experiences – watch a game of polo, a sport of the royal family of Ladakh, raft down the River Indus, enjoy picnic lunches amidst the most picturesque spots with unforgettable views and much, much more.
Chamba Camp Diskit - A Nubra Valley Camp
Cradled by jagged mountains on the road north from the Leh Valley, meet two ancient rivers – the Nubra and the Shyok. They form the enchanting Nubra Valley – an oasis of legendary merchants, mercenaries and monks who crossed these high-altitude trans-Himalayan sand dunes in search of gold, glory and God. Continuing the expedition through dramatic landscapes of enormous glaciated peaks and arid pathways, reach the tranquil yet thriving village of Diskit. Untouched by the mainstream, the village has preserved its sanctity beautifully, despite being the commercial hub of Nubra.
Kohima Camp - Nagaland
The picturesque state of Nagaland is bound by Assam in the west; Myanmar in the east; Arunachal Pradesh in the north and Manipur in the south, forming a part of what are known as the Seven Sisters, the seven states of north-east India, full of rolling hills and verdant rain forests. The Naga people, made up of 16 proud tribes, were once fearsome warriors and head hunters, who have retained much of their traditional and cultural heritage, visible in their elaborate costumes and ritual headdresses which incorporate bear skins, hornbill feathers and other symbolic accoutrements.
Jaagir Lodge - Dudhwa National Park & Tiger Reserve
Explore Dudhwa’s unique terrain on custom-made journeys, designed to perfectly fit with whatever wildlife and nature you want to see or photograph. Travel through the multiple forest reserves of Dudhwa, Katarniaghat, Kishanpur and Pilibhit, bordering Nepal to see some of the most astounding and magical animals and birds, which move freely between them. Luxuriate in the atmosphere at Jaagir Lodge, your sumptuous home-away-from-home, nestled deep in the Terai. From this oasis, take part in thrilling safaris and enjoy guided nature trails. Interact with our resident naturalists and over sunset signature beverages. Meet members of the ethnic Tharu tribe, who describe themselves as people of the forest’. Cycle around sugarcane farms, ride elephants or take boat rides to see the gharials hunting in the shallow waters. You can cross tall grasslands, shrub savanna, sal forests and clay-rich swamps, All within easy reach of The Ultimate Travelling Camp’s Jaagir Lodge, Dudhwa.
Dig into authentic, sumptuous food, in the most panoramic settings ever. Each experience promises to be unique and private. Partake of as many as 3 breakfasts, including one inside the park. Follow it up with a light lunch, served by a personal butler. End the night under the starlit sky, or sit under a Mahua Tree, lit up with lanterns. Dining indoors is a treat as well with the traditional ‘thali’. Never eat two meals in the same location.
Rural accents, like a traditional vegetable garden or baghia, with a bullock cart that doubles as buffet table, and picnic lunches under the mahua tree, enchant and delight. Cocktails and traditional Indian fare are served in the light of the moon on magical evenings on the rooftop of the main veranda and greatly enhance the beauty of fragrant Indian nights.
The first meal of the day takes place in the resort’s back garden with dining tables set up amongst lush vegetation. A hearty breakfast meal is laid out for guests upon a bullock cart.
For lunch, guests may choose from a few dining locations, from the poolside, to a picnic under a Mahua tree or watering hole.
Dinner begins with exotic cocktails made from the sap of the Mahua tree, and fine Indian wines and beers. Later on, guests can enjoy a sumptuous dinner under the stars, dining on the resort’s beautiful terrace, amidst a live spit-roast, while being entertained by traditional folk dances.
Amenities include in-room Ayurvedic & Western spa treatments, a pool, a library, & yoga lessons.
The Bandhavgarh National Park is a 448 sq. km. area renowned tiger reserve. Nestled between the awe-inspiring Vindhya and Satpura ranges, the park features a dramatic landscape, with tropical forests and woodlands and steep rocky hills with flat grasslands in the valleys. Taking its name from the highest hill in the area, Bandhavgarh National Park has the highest density of tigers in the world. Packed with legends, its rugged jungles of sal trees and thickets of bamboo open out to sunlit grasslands and knolls, and hide the ruins of the ancient Bandhavgarh Fort.
The Bandhavgarh National Park has a large biodiversity, with over 37 species of mammals, more than 250 species of birds, 80 species of butterflies, and multiple species of reptiles. Apart from exploring the sunlit grasslands and its jungles of sal trees and thick bamboos, experiences at the Bandhavgarh National Park also include interactions with its indigenous Gond and Baiga tribes. These tribes are known to be among the oldest surviving in India. Exploring the wild forests without disturbing its serenity, is best done atop an elephant. This unique safari gets one closer to nature like no other safari does. To take home memories of this place, stores inside the Bandhavgarh National Park offer souvenirs like key-chains, t-shirts, wooden tribal handicrafts, and paintings from the Bandhavgarh School of Art.
The hotel’s freeform pool is the ideal place to while away an afternoon, either taking a leisurely dip, or enjoying an exotic cocktail from one of the many sun loungers that line the poolside.