Monthly Archives: July 2015


Leading Hotels for the Quintessential Spa Lover in India 1
If your idea of a dream vacation is to be pampered from head-to-toe in some of the planet’s finest luxurious settings, head straight to India. From the foothills of its crown jewels – the Himalayas, to the backwaters of Kerala and in between, India has seen an exceptional surge in the spa industry. Constantly evolving, India’s topmost spas don’t fail to impress. These ten spas should top your wish list on your next India Luxury Tour – Wildflower Hall Spa, Shimla Cedar forests and the white-peaked Himalayas serve witness as you sublime in this tranquil sanctuary. Having been voted twice as ‘India’s Best Spa Resort’ the Oberoi Wildflower Hill wows visitors with spectacular treatments using purifying plant and flower essences.   Ananda in the Himalayas Spa, Rishikesh This accolade-winning Spa is set in a lavish Maharaja’s Palace, serenaded by Himalayan splendour. Besides offering traditional Indian treatments based on yoga, ayurveda and meditation, it goes one-up […]

Leading Hotels for the Quintessential Spa Lover in India


Essential Things to Pack when Travelling to India
Especially if you are planning a long trip this summer, you want to make sure that you bring along with you the right things that help you have a culturally wholesome holiday in India. Taking into account the local way of life and the climate of this country, here are a few essentials to bring along on your travels – A Backpack Regardless of how old you are and unless you are having a completely luxury vacation, bringing a backpack along with you proves to be a practical choice. Especially if your day is filled up with plans to go sightseeing you want to make sure that you can carry all your essentials with you all day long. Sturdy Shoes Considering all the walking you will be expected to do between attractions and even within complexes, you want to make sure that your have shoes that are sturdy enough to walk around ancient palace walls, […]

Essential Things to Pack when Travelling to India


Essential Guide to Look Stunning in All your Holiday Pictures while in India
Now that you have finally made the decision to explore the magnificent culture of India, you want to make sure that you come back home with some exquisite pictures of yourself set in the backdrop of regal palaces, exquisite mountain ranges and pristine beaches. The best holiday destinations in India can come together to offer some picture perfect environments for those who love to capture memories everywhere they go. However, the climate here can pose unique challenges. Here are a few simple tips on achieving the perfect holiday look that will bring you the most “likes” on your social media profile – Moisturizing Yourself Start applying heavy moisturizer on yourself one day before you intend to fly. This will help you maintain the hydration levels in your skin when you are in the air. Cabin pressure and air conditioning tends to have dehydrating effects on skin. Hair Care during your Flight Tie your hair up […]

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How to Sign up for the Right Tour Company for your Holiday to India
Planning your travels with the help of a destination management company or a tour organizer can prove to be a quick, convenient and inexpensive way to pursue fulfilling holidays. Especially if you opt for Indian tour packages you will be able to stop feeling overwhelmed by the sheer choices and identify an itinerary that helps you satisfactorily cover the length and breadth of this magnificent country. Before finalizing any tour packages in India with any particular company, make sure that you account for the following – Reputation Start with a basic search on the internet to identify companies with good reputations. Go through travel message boards, review websites and speak to friends and family members to indentify operators that are transparent with their approach. Cost of Travel Not all tour companies are able to deliver what you pay for. Look for companies that minimize the use of middle men and deal directly with hotels, car […]

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Debunking the Common Myths around Travel in India
It is easy for travellers to stereotype a nation based on its popular attractions and culture as shown by global media. However, if you are one who truly likes to have in-depth travel experiences, breakaway from the following myths and plan a fulfilling trip to India. Myth #1 – Taj Mahal is the Highlight of India While there is no doubt that visiting the Taj Mahal can be an awe inspiring experience for all, there are a dozen of other sites in the country that are sure to bring out a similar reaction among tourists. If you truly wish to go into the depths of Mogul architecture during your travels in India you may also find charming wonders scattered in New Delhi, Fatehpur Sikri and parts of Rajasthan. Besides this, Udaipur, Ranakpur and even parts of South India should be considered when charting out your journey. Myth #2 – You Need to Haggle Everywhere but […]

Debunking the Common Myths around Travel in India


Picking the Right Summer Holiday Package for your Trip around India
Summer is the best time for you to discover everything that India has to offer. India’s lush paddy fields, snow-covered valleys, picturesque streams bring tourists and visitors by the dozen. During the summer months, the northern states suffer the wrath of the sun but hill stations are the perfect places to visit. There are a number of summer holiday packages in India that you can consider choosing from. These packages usually give you the opportunity to experience everything that is a must see during the summer months. Some of the well-known summer packages are: Ooty- Kumarakoum Tour Since the most ideal location during summer is the hills, Ooty is the perfect place to head to. This week long tour will give you the opportunity to visit some of the beautiful, scenic places of South India like Munnar and Kodaikanal. You can also explore the wildlife of the region at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. There are numerous […]

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Leading Luxury Experiences worth Having in India
Taking into account that India is often associated with the land of the Royals, the exotic country welcomes you with open arms to come and experience its grandeur in all its opulence. Furthermore, planning luxury trips to India can prove to be extremely affordable when compared to other options in Europe and parts of the west. Here are a few opulent experiences that you must consider pursuing while visiting the magnificent country – Spending a Few Nights in a Palace Hotel Whether you wish to explore the Nawabi way of life in Lucknow and Hyderabad or the Rajput royalty in Rajasthan, India is home to a myriad of palace hotels that are run by some of the leading hotel chains in the world. Book yourself for a few nights in the Taj Group’s Rambhag Palace in Jaipur, the Falakhnuma Palace in Hyderabad or the Umaid Bhavan for a unique chance to live like the royals […]

Leading Luxury Experiences worth Having in India


Eating Like a Local when in India
  While most of the world equates Indian food with the typically North Indian dishes that are available in restaurants around the world, in reality the curries and the breads are just the tip of an iceberg. Travelling into India is a great way to venture on to a memorable culinary adventure that takes you through the local tastes and preferences of every region of this vast and diverse nation. Pick an India holiday package that includes some excellent food related experiences, allowing you to have a holistic journey into the local way of life. North Indian Cooking Food from this part of the country essentially consists of meat and Indian breads. The wholesome dishes native to the North are typically cooked in a Tandoor and also come with spicy, sometimes creamy and relatively thick gravies that are often referred to as curries in other parts of the world. If you visit Kashmir or a […]

Eating Like a Local when in India