Entries tagged: Luxury India Travel

Luxury Tented Camps: The Top 10

Luxury Tented Camps: The Top 10

Luxury tented camps, also known as “glamping”, offer a modern take on a classic experience. Where camping in a traditional tents allows you to escape the city and get closer to nature, luxury tented camps allow you to do just that, without sacrificing luxury or comfort. We believe everyone should take the time to slow down and escape, but not leave behind our favorite creature comforts like luxury linens and soaking tubs! So we’ve rounded up ten of the most stylish luxury tented camps around the world — no bedroll required.

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Ladakh Travel Guide - A Visit to the Land of High Passes

Ladakh Travel Guide – A Visit to the Land of High Passes

Ker & Downey recently traveled to Ladakh in Northern India. We’re sharing our Ladakh travel guide with you today, with photography by Austin Mann. Our journey to Little Tibet was a revelation of high-altitude desert drama, fortress-like monasteries towering atop hills resembling stone sentinels guarding the villages below. Located in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh is draped in a surreal landscape made up of steep mountains, craggy canyons, blue glacial lakes and green raging rivers. In this  photographer’s paradise, the intense sunlight at this height produces amazing colors, particularly at sunrise and sunset. The people of this […]

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Where to Go in 2018

Where to Go in 2018

Make your travel plans for 2019 instead by reading our suggestions for where to go in 2019. It’s a wide world and there are so many places to see. Ker & Downey helps you hone in on where to travel in 2018, and why you must add these destinations to your travel bucket list. Latin America Guatemala Conservation ranks high in this country of ruins worthy of an Indiana Jones adventure, nestled into thick jungles. The Mayan culture is very much alive here. The natural beauty of lakes and lofty volcanoes reaching into the blue skies leaves us wondering why Guatemala […]

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Last Minute Deal: An Escape to India

Last Minute Deal: An Escape to India

This last minute deal is too good to pass up. Escape to India this Thanksgiving. Enjoy four nights of luxury in the Grand Presidential Suite at the Taj Falaknuma Palace between November 27 – December 1. If you’ve ever desired to live like a maharajah for a few days, now’s your chance. This Thanksgiving, spend four nights in the Grand Presidential Suite at the Taj Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad, one of the most opulent palace hotels in India. Formerly the royal guest house of Nizam Mehboob Ali Khan, the Taj Falaknuma Palace was passed down through the generations before undergoing […]

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Luxury Tiger Safaris by Ker & Downey

Luxury Tiger Safaris by Ker & Downey

At Ker & Downey, a “safari” extends well beyond the African savannahs. Our assured attention to detail, ultra-luxe accommodations, and epic wildlife encounters can be experienced everywhere from the Australian Outback to the American West. It is for this reason we are especially excited to introduce three new fully-customizable luxury tiger safaris journeying to every corner of India in search of the country’s finest offerings in wildlife, culture, and romance.

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World's Best Safari Outfitter | World's Best Award-Winners

World’s Best Safari Outfitter | World’s Best Award-Winners

Last week Ker & Downey President David Marek accepted our award as the World’s Best Safari Outfitter from Travel + Leisure Magazine. He celebrated with global partners who shared the honor of winning in their categories, thanks to public votes and dedication to delivering the best in service. We are in good company with some of the very best in the world. World’s Best Safari Outfitter This year we earned the coveted #1 spot as Travel + Leisure Magazine’s World’s Best Safari Operator. Based on a perfect score of 100, Ker & Downey received an outstanding 98.44 from the combined […]

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Desert Camps | Top 6 Luxury Desert Camps

Desert Camps | Top 6 Luxury Desert Camps

Desert camps are located in some of the world’s most striking landscapes. If you are going to spend your day exploring harsh environments, you’ll want somewhere comfortable to rest your head at night. That’s why we’ve gathered a set of luxury camps that will make exploring the desert an enchanting experience. Jack’s Camp, Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, Botswana Jack’s Camp has a setting unlike any other – on the edge of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, surrounded by the Kalahari Desert. Its roots date back to the 1960’s when Jack Bousfield, a character in his own right and for whom the camp […]

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