Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa Himalayas

Hotel Khyber Rd, Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir 193403


The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa is beautifully nestled in the Pir Panjal mountain ranges. Located at a short walk from the world’s highest ski lift, Gulmarg Gondola, the Kongdoori Mountain could clearly be seen from the resort. The guests in the resort can enjoy beautiful sights of the Affarwat Peaks and valleys sprinkled with fir trees, pamper with L’OCCITANE spa treatments, and a choice of four delicious restaurants.

The 85 plush rooms and cottages are framed with world-class luxuries. Serving as the vantage point by nature, the luxury resort has become the prime choice of vacationers visiting Gulmarg. The surrounding hosting forests and meadows enchant the travelers and wait for being explored by trekking enthusiasts. The location also wins the heart of honeymooners as the nature paints a romantic canvas with the natural setting.


For the accommodation of the guests, there are 80 rooms, 4 luxury cottages and a Presidential Suite, offering panoramic views of the surrounding. The spectacular views of the Affarwat Peaks and verdant green valleys, from the rooms and cottages, win the heart of the guests.
Traditional materials are used to enhance the interiors and fine Kashmiri crafts is also used to add a distinctive look to the rooms and cottages. Some of the awestricken elements are furnishings embellished with crewel embroidery, papier mache accents, Namdas of felted wool, teakwood floors, carved walnut paneling, and silk carpets from local looms. The rooms and cottages are categorized as follows:

Premier Rooms: 

With the space of 386 sq ft, the Premier Rooms feature ceiling-height windows, offering beautiful sights of the sylvan valleys and white peaks. The rooms are lavishly decorated and furnished with indigenous crafts. The Premier Rooms are rightly designed to ensure the feel of home away from home.

Premier Mountain View Rooms: 

The Premier Mountain View Rooms are spacious with the area of 386 sq ft are designed beautifully with ceiling-height windows that offer magnificent views of the Affarwat peaks of the Himalayas. Further, these rooms are adorned with heartwarming elements that make the space welcoming for the guests.

Luxury Balcony Rooms: 

The Luxury Balcony Rooms, with the space of 568 sq ft, are acclaimed for featuring munificent private balconies. Here, the guests can enjoy the morning tea along with viewing the beautiful sunrise. Separate dressing area is also provided in each room, together with a plush bathroom equipped with a sunken tub.

Luxury One Bedroom Cottages: 

The Luxury One Bedroom Cottages are the perfect private hideaway. The cottage features the space of 648 sq ft, equipped with all modern amenities. These cottages feature one bedroom, a living room and a balcony to view the astounding view of the mountains. There also is a spacious bathroom with a separate dressing room and sunken bathtub. Wall-length picture window is also featured.

Luxury Two Bedroom Cottages: 

In the 1296 sq ft plush area, the cottage features 2 bedrooms with attached bathrooms with sunken bathtubs and picture windows. There also is a living room and full-service kitchen available in these cottages. Additionally, a large balcony is also provided where the guests can enjoy the views of the surrounding. These cottages are ideal to provide accommodation for two couples.

Presidential Suite:

The Presidential Suite, with the area of 4227 sq ft, features a large master bedroom, a private heated plunge pool with a jacuzzi, two additional bedrooms each with a luxurious bathroom, a full-service kitchen, dining room, a living room, and a spacious private garden. The guests in the Presidential Suite can enjoy the superlative views of the verdant valley and the Affarwat range.


The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa also takes care of the dining requirement and makes sure that the guests enjoy an all-inclusive stay. The dining facilities include a restaurants, hi-tea lounge and cigar & sheesha lounge.


In this elegant restaurant, savor some of the delectable cuisines from all parts of the world. The menu includes a huge array of pastas, mezzes and dim sums. Do miss to try Wazwan.


Nouf is a deep, covered deck, offering views from all directions. This also serves as a lovely spot for casual dining. In the evening, the guests can enjoy the fusion of the fragrance of pine forest with the freshly grilled meats. The meats are prepared using the traditional coal-fired barbecues.


The hi-tea lounge gets its name from the Kashmiri word, which means 'soaked tea leaves'. Here, the guests can enjoy chais, coffees, tisanes and kahwah. Chaikash is the extension of the irresistible patisserie. Along with enjoying the panoramic views and hi-tea, complement the experience with delectable finger food.


This is a cigar and sheesha lounge, where the guests can enjoy Partagas®, Monte Cristos ® and other popular names, carefully selected for the humidor. Further, the guests can also try from a huge assortment of flavored tobaccos provided in sheesha. The lounge also features fine carpets and seating to ensure comfortable lounging for the guests.

Spa & Wellness

The Khyber Spa by L’OCCITANE is the place to head for the most luxurious & holistic well-being experiences. At the spa indulge in the rituals inspired by the Provencal, using Immortelle from Corsica and Shea from Burkina Faso. The treatments here are the perfect fusion of the east and the west, together with Swedish, Lomi Lomi, Hawaiian, Shiatsu and Balinese in exclusive sequences of L’OCCITANE.

As the sessions begin, the guests enjoy the journey of being pampered via gestures, relaxing music, sensorial textures, and the herbal teas, all inspired by Provencal protocols. Further, to maintain the authenticity, the professionals at the spa offer hand performed treatments and traditional massage techniques in place of machines and technologies.

The Spa Therapies & Treatments available at the Spa are:






  • Facials

    • Immortelle Secret To Brightness
    • Angelica Fountain Of Glow
    • Shea Nourishing Comfort
    • Verdon Vivifying Skincare
  • Body Massages

    • Aromachologie
      • Relaxing Aromachologie Massage
      • Revitalizing Aromachologie Massage
    • Deep Tissue Intense Relief
    • The Signature Lemon Balm Body Massage
    • Re-Energizing Sun Stones

  • Body Scrubs

    • Signature Lemon Balm Apricot Scrub
    • Shea Nourishing Scrub
    • Almond Firming Paste Scrub
  • Wraps

    • The Signature Lemon Balm-Sandal Wrap
    • Almond Reshaping Body Wrap
    • Shea Ultra Rich Softening Body Wrap
  • Body Technical Treatments

    • Almond Detoxifying Balance
    • Almond Silhouette Reshape
    • Area-Focused Treatments
    • Shea Ultra-Rich Softening Hand Care
    • Relaxing Aromachologie Massage For The Back
    • Leg Refresher With Essential Oils
    • Purifying Treatment For The Back
    • Immortelle Youthful Eyes
    • Neck, Shoulder And Head Massage
    • Foot Reflexology
  • Wet Treatment

    • Soothing Provencal Steam Bath
  • Baths

    • Verbena Invigorating Bath
    • Lavender Relaxing Bath
    • Soothing Bath with Essential Oils


The resort also features Gymnasium, which is equipped with all modern equipments including free weights, treadmills, weight training machines and elliptical trainers. The gymnasium also features floor-to-ceiling glazed windows, offering fabulous views of the snowcapped peaks. Separate sauna and steam facilities, together with jacuzzis for gents and ladies are also available to complement a work-out session. There also is an indoor heated swimming pool.


  • Doctor on Call
  • 24 Hour In-Room Dining
  • 44” LED Smart Television
  • Direct Dial Telephone with Voice Mail
  • Electronic Safe
  • Laundry & Dry Cleaning Services
  • Tea & Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • 220 Voltage
  • Pillow Menu
  • International Power Sockets
  • Minibar
  • Shoeshine Service
  • Spacious Closets
  • Terry Bath Robes
  • Ayurvedic Bath Essentials
  • Central Air - Conditioning with  Thermostat
  • Satellite Television & DVD Player on Demand
  • Memory Foam Mattresses with Luxury Duvets
  • Daily Housekeeping Service & Turndown
  • Hi Speed Wireless Internet Access (Wired Access on Request)
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