Above and Beyond: The Ultimate Travelling Camp

These mobile luxury camps in India are covering a wide range of destinations and festivals. The nomadic super-luxury camps TUTC introduce the discerning traveller to different experiences in carefully selected, exceptional locations in the mountains, deserts, jungles and unexplored countryside.

Picnic Set Up - Ladakh The Chamba Camp Thiksey

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The Ultimate Travelling Camp (TUTC), the only luxury property from India, has made it to the winners list of the most incredible hotel collections at the annual Smith Awards, hosted by Mr and Mrs Smith, London’s leading authority on luxury travel. TUTC Chamba Camp, Thiksey competed with the world’s best stays and emerged victorious. Take a look at this year’s winners for the best of the best in all things boutique hotel.
At 3,500 metres up, TUTC’s services cater to all the whims and fancies of its esteemed guests. This glamping project offers beautiful tents furnished with wooden chandeliers, four poster beds, exquisite linen to wooden period furniture. Each tent offers en-suite bathrooms with hot showers, in-house signature wash amenities, safe deposit, laundry service, private decks, unlimited Wi-Fi at the reception tent, 24/7 security & paramedic on site, 24/7 electricity, boutique, library and services of a personal butler.

Presedential Suite Tent Interior Tutc camping in india - festival photo

The property was voted the best in the ‘Above and Beyond’ category, selected by a panel of travel-savvy judges, including designers Jenny Packham, travel writers Johannes Pong and Lucy Williams. The winner of this award is chosen for going above and beyond expectations, and the one who knows exactly how to provide the feel-good factor – they’re natural hosts.

Travel writer Johannes Pong, one of the panellists described TUTC as, “Absolutely magical eco-friendly glamping in palatial tents with panoramic vistas of mountain-top monasteries by the foothills of the Himalayas in Ladakh.”

The panellists heaped praise on TUTC by stating, “The miracles performed by staff at this Himalayan high-ender are all the more impressive considering your surroundings: 3,500 metres up in the Ladakh Valley. From the personalised butler assigned to each ultra-luxe canvas tent to the friendliness of the local dancers who accompany dinner: everything, it seems, has already been thought of. Feeling peckish in the night? Just delve into your well-stocked snack drawer. Edmund Hillary eat your heart out!”

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