The Clarkes Hotel offers a warm welcome and a cosy, vintage ambience. As one of Shimla's oldest hotels it has a homely, heritage edge. The rooms are simple but spacious, with comfy seating areas and wide, wooden-framed windows that bring in natural light and provide stunning views.
Explore Shimla's history on one of the hotel's recommended Heritage Walks around local temples, museums and other sites of historic interest. Finish each day by taking in the incredible views of tumbling hillsides and colourful houses.
Leisure: Roof terrace, garden, lounges, heritage walks
Rooms: 32 rooms & suites
Take your best shot at spotting wildlife with an itinerary that includes not one but three different parks, all located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. This allows you to explore some surprisingly diverse scenery, see myriad bird and animal species, and hugely increase your chances of spotting one of these elusive big cats.