view from my village

Let me share with you my Himalayan Neighbourhood. This is a slow travel experience. Meaning that I will share my time and knowledge with you but that the aim is for you to enjoy and explore without a busy itinerary.

Come stay in the gorgeous Valley of the Gods for 12 glorious days. You will be staying at fabulous retreats and hideaways. I will take you for walks in magnificent nature and show you the cultural sites.

We will meet the locals and visit traditional villages as well as just chilling out in gorgeous surroundings.

This is a fascinating area full of mysticism and magic.

A great place to unwind, do some yoga, take thermal baths and breathe in fresh air.

DAY1- Today we explore Delhi, visiting some of the sites including Old Delhi and the spice market. Staying at Jyoti Mahal or similar.

DAY2-A short flight to Kulu  and then to our first destination in the Parvati Valley where we will acclimatise and explore. Staying at the Himalayan Village Resort for the next two nights.

DAY3- Today we explore the Parvati Valley and take a day walk to a village in the Himalayas.  Easy to moderate walk.

DAY4- We drive on to Naggar, where we visit the village and the famous Roehrich Gallery.  We continue on to Manali where we will be based for the next 7days.

DAY5-12 – From here we will explore the villages and awesome nature of the Himalayas.  I will show you around and take you on moderate walks, we will visit ancient temples and I will share with you my local knowledge garnered from ten years of living here. We can visit all my favourite places to  walk, eat and enjoy.

This is a slow travel experience and I will be on hand guiding you as we go along, but the aim is to relax and experience the Himalayas as you wish.

You can do as much or as little as you like.

Staying at Johnsons Lodge or similar. And including a mystery night. ie surprise location.

DAY13-A return flight to Delhi brings us back into the hustle and bustle. Time for shopping, sightseeing and some city life. Staying at Jyoti Mahal or similar.

DAY14- Departure Day.

Please note if you wish to  continue your travels in India, I can help you with your arrangements.  So if you want to go on and explore Goa and soak up some sun or maybe head to Sri Lanka for a Yoga retreat. Just ask, I am happy to help.

CHILL IN THE HILLS-  $2000 AU per person maximum 10 people

This 14 day package includes arrival and departure transfers, all accommodation, breakfasts and sightseeing and flights within India.

In addition you will need to pay for your flights to and from India, travel insurance and visa costs.038

Here are some of my neighbours, to the right the ladies are wearing hand woven garments. This area is famous also for shawls, angora and woollen products. It gets cold here.