Waltèrre, the Resort: Summer Package

Waltèrre is a retreat located 8 kilometers North of Dehradun, spread across a three-acre estate and offers panoramic view of the mountains. It has four elegantly done up rooms with antique four poster beds, artifacts from Victorian era and lot of style thrown in. Its breezy, sunny, open spaces and its exquisitely designed interiors are sure to entice discerning travellers. Whether cosily ensconced in the lovely fire-lit drawing room or surrendering yourself to nature on the sun-splashed, pillared upper verandah, you can feast your eyes on the lush greenery, the clear blue skies and the majesty of the surrounding mountains. It is an ideal getaway for Birding enthusiasts. Waltèrre has a birding checklist of over 350 species. The elusive Nepal Wren Babbler was first found in India in its garden, their website claims. Five species of sunbirds are found regularly feeding in the garden. Three types of forktails are seen in the river at the bottom of the resort. The river Tons has resident brown dippers.

  • location - Dehradun
  • Validity - Till 31st July, 2015
  • Price - Rs 5950 per day

Inclusion  Accommodation for a couple, all meals and taxes.

For Reservations: Email: jatin@alternateatlas.com or Call +91 9811233425 or +91 11 26137314

Jungle Vilas Resort, Ranthambore : All Inclusive Package

Located on the edge of the Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, Jungle  Vilas Resort lies in 10 acres of natural forest in the buffer area of Ranthambhore National Park. With its 22 rooms, 8 deluxe and 14 independent premium rooms it promises to offer personalized service. Each bedroom has its individual style and charm and is equipped with modern amenities. The facilities at Jungle Vilas Resort include a conference room, spa that offers ayurvedic treatments and indoor playing room, besides a multi cuisine restaurant, bar and swimming pool. The resort also has free wi-fi in public areas, expert team of naturalists and a craft shop.   Jungle Vilas is located in close proximity to the railway station, bus station and city centre. Besides the luxury that this property offers in middle of lush green forests, this all-inclusive package is another reason why you should book this deal! Read the inclusions:

Jungle Vilas Resort Ranthambore
  • location - Village Khilchipur, Ranthambore, Sawai Madhopur
  • Price - Rs 24250 per couple ( includes all govt. taxes)

Inclusion  Accommodation for a couple for two nights and three days, all meals and Two Game Drives on shared basis.

For Reservations: Email jatin@alternateatlas.in or Call: +91 9811233425 or +91 11 26137314

BRYS CAVES, Jim Corbett National Park: Summer Package

Hotel rooms are boring! On your next jungle holiday, how about staying in a Cave? Yes you got that right..A Cave. Encapsulating the typical jungle experience, BRYS CAVES, situated near Jim Corbett National Park, is a serene getaway from the hectic city life. BRYS CAVES combines raw nature in the form of caves and modern aesthetics to offer a holiday that is both wild and luxurious at the same time. Its 37 ‘wildly’ designed ‘Caves’ include Shivalik Cave, King Cave, Queen Cave and a Grand Tree House. BRYS CAVES houses a Bar & Discotheque, Czar, which has a wide selection of wines & beverages. It’s restaurant, Timberland, offers a dining experience to strum your taste buds with a varied range of cuisines of your choice, surrounded by the breathless ambience of the wild woods with divine humming of birds.

Brys Caves
  • location - Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, New Delhi
  • Validity - 1st April to 30th June, 2015
  • Price - Rs 20400 per couple ( including taxes)

Inclusion  Accommodation in a cave room for two nights and three days, breakfast, Lunch or Dinner.

For Reservations: Call: Alternate Atlas: +91 9811233425 , +91 11 26137314 OR Email: jatin@alternateatlas.com or karan@alternateatlas.com

Ganga Kinare, Rishikesh: International Yoga Week Package

Ganga Kinare is a riverside boutique hotel in Rishikesh. It houses 38 river facing rooms that offer a panoramic view of the river and mountains. From wildlife safaris to white water river-rafting, from yoga and meditation to spa and rejuvenation, the hotel has a lot to offer to its discerning guests. Rishikesh is gearing up to celebrate the International Yoga Week 2015 from March 1 to March 7. The week long experience of yoga and meditation hosted by Ganga Kinare- has 70 hours of dedicated yoga and meditation practices by the best teachers of Rishikesh along with spiritual discourses by experts from all over the world. The itinerary features a host of special sessions by the experts on Hatha Yoga, Pranayam, Ashthanga Yoga and meditation by experts like Mukta Ghosh, Yogi Akhilesh, Yogini Deepa and Yogini Deepti. The morning sessions on all 7 days will be followed by a Yogic breakfast along Yogi Amritraj's Ayurveda Talk. The itinerary also includes various interactive sessions and discourses by connoisseurs like Shri Jivasu Ji, Kathy Kangarloo, Roshan Singh and Mykal Aubry who will enlighten the participants with their soulful talks on varied illuminating topics.

  • location - Rishikesh
  • Validity - 28th February to 7th March, 2015
  • Price - Rs 5,400 per person per night (Rs 40,000 for all 8 days)

Inclusion  Accommodation, all Yogic meals, Yoga Week Programmes, use of Firefox bikes with a biking trail map, Wi-Fi, Documentary screening from in-house DVD collection

For Reservations: Email: reservations@himalayan-hotels.com or Call +91 11 41035656 | +91 135 2435243 |+91 8447404441

Badrutt’s Palace Hotel, St Moritz: The Early Fish Package

Go on a digital detox this summer and spend time with mother nature.  We tell you how. Stay at Badrutt Hotel and enjoy early morning fishing trip with Andrea Panatti, Executive Chef of restaurant Chesa Veglia. You can even go on a mushroom foraging trip with the Food & Beverage Director Claudio Laager -the location for which remains a secret until the day. This is what we call luxury. Badrutt’s Palace Hotel has 157 guestrooms and 37 suites with stunning views of the Swiss Alps. The hotel opened its doors to guests this summer on 27th June and will be open till 15th September 2014.

  • location - Palace Hotel, Via Serlas 27, 7500 St. Moritz
  • Validity - Please check hotel website for available dates
  • Price - Rs 94,000

Inclusion  The package (for one person) includes two-night stay at Badrutt’s Palace Hotel in a Superior Room, breakfast, refreshment bar, movie channels, wi-fi internet, mountain railway ticket and transfers, accompanying the chef on a six hour fishing trip (including transfers), the required fishing equipment – rod, bait, rowing boat and fishing licence for the day, an ‘angler’s packed lunch’ and an evening meal in the Patrizier Stuben restaurant, as well as dinner on the following evening in either Chesa Veglia or Le Restaurant (excluding drinks).

For Reservations: Email  reservations@badruttspalace.com or Call +41818371000  

Mandarin Oriental, Macau: Ultimate Spa Escape Package

Mandarin Oriental, Macau is located in the heart of Macau’s business, entertainment and high-end retail districts offering easy access to all major tourist sites and transport hubs. Both Macau International Airport and the Macau-China border are only 10 minutes by car, while the Hong Kong-Macau ferry terminal is just a short five-minute drive. Hong Kong’s airport can be directly accessed by ferry in 45 minutes from this luxury hotel. You should visit this hotel for its luxurious spa. The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Macau is a healing sanctuary where holistic therapies using natural products are provided in a luxurious yet serene setting. Here is a spa package offered by the hotel.

  • location - Avenida Dr Sun Yat Sen, NAPE, Macau
  • Validity - 29 December, 2014
  • Price - Rs 34,500

Inclusion  The package includes one night’s accommodation in a luxurious guestroom or suite, Buffet breakfast for two at Vida Rica Restaurant, a two-hour signature treatment for two at the spa, complimentary 30-minute indulgence in a private spa suite equipped with an aromatic steam room and a vitality pool, two sets of Mandarin Oriental signature fragrance oil.

For Reservations: Email  momac-reservations@mohg.com or Call +853 8805 8822