Visit the Kangra Valley- (Himachal Pradesh) for quite pleasure. Stay at 'Clouds End Villa' a sprawling 9 acre property with its own step field, gardens and forests. Cloud End was recommended in the Tatlers Travel guide 1993 as one of the 50 best hotels in the world.
Dharamasala is off the beaten track. Clouds End Villa is the residence of the Maharaja of Kangra.
The vast, prosperous and lusciously green Kangra valley in Himachal Pradesh is for all obvious reasons called Dev Bhumi, the "Valley of Gods".
Kangra valley has known many great rulers and many bloody battles in the past but till present times remains one of the most beautiful, unspoiled sceneries and peaceful places in India.
Dharamsala, the world famous and popular hill station of the British in Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh, is the prime example of a peaceful co-existence of people and religions, the local Gaddi tribe, the Kashmiri's, the Tibetans, pilgrims and seekers and travelers.
Enjoy a stay at Clouds End Villa and step back in time to meet with the Raj. Clouds End Villa is an excellent place to stay for an adventurous get-away with friends, a cosy family weekend or a quiet holiday on your own.
Clouds End Villa, situated between Dharamsala Kotwali bazaar and the Tibetan market in McLeodganj, is a sprawling 9 acre property with its own step fields, gardens and forests. It is the ideal place to laze around in the garden, read a book or write in the privacy of your cottage.
Go for early morning walks, inhale the fresh mountain air, listen to the calls of many birds and make plans to return soon and never leave again.
Clouds End Villa is the residence of the erstwhile rulers of Lambagraon-Kangra. The Raja's summer house was built during the British period and has 10 rooms to rent, strewn out over the garden in independent cottages.
In this glorious old fashioned bungalow with views of Kangra Valley below, you will enjoy meeting with the host and hostess. The days of the Raj revive in the memories and tales of the family history, one of the longest unbroken lineages in India. You will be pampered by the elegant service of the family staff, while indulging in the authentic local delicacies prepared by the master chef whose family has been with the Raja for generations.
The Apsara Hall. A large cottage with 2 cosy attic rooms on the first floor, stands in the center of the garden. Named after the female deities all around in the valley, the spacious, marble floored hall, (12 m x 11 m) with open fire place and toilets and shower, is ideal for long weekend group activities like meditation and yoga retreats, seminars and study workshops.
Special deal packages for 3- 4 and 5 -7 days bookings with full board for groups 16 -20 persons on request.
Best time to visit: Mid February to June & Mid September to Mid December