India attracts many foreign tourists from all over the world each year. One of the major elements that draws these tourists towards India is the rich cultural and historical heritage of the nation. But over the years, many options have evolved when it comes to luxury experiences too in India. If you are planning a luxury India tour, here are 10 things you should not miss out on.
India has many beautiful palaces and now, that most of palaces have been turned into luxury hotels, you get a chance to experience the royal life up close. Luxury hotels like Taj Lake Palace, Taj Rambagh, Taj Falaknama Palace are just a few where you will get to live like royalty.
Indian Railways, being one of the largest railway networks of the world, has something special for travelers who wish to experience luxury while traveling via trains. Palace on Wheels, the Maharaja Express, Golden Chariot and Royal Rajasthan on Wheels are a few luxury train tours India.
If you want a more private and cozy experience, you can opt for the romantic luxury beaches of Goa, Kerala and the beautiful islands of Andaman and Nicobar. These resorts set in some of the best locations are breathtakingly beautiful as well as luxurious.
Many India luxury tours also come with a dash adventure. You can enjoy a wonderful hot air balloon experience in Rajasthan which will give you the bird’s eye view of this desert state.
If after all, this you feel like calming your senses and rejuvenating your mind as well as body, try staying in any of the luxury spas of India like Ananda in Rishikesh or Wildflower Hall Spa in Shimla.
Luxury India tours just cannot be complete without a visit to the national parks of the country. You can marvel at the varied wildlife of India and stay at the luxurious wildlife resorts. You should not miss the wildlife safaris of Corbett, Kanha, Bandhavgarh and Ranthambore.
Kerala is one of the most popular tourist destinations of the country and you should definitely explore the backwaters of Kerala on a luxurious houseboat.
There are around 30 World Heritage Sites here which include a variety of options like historical monuments, churches, mountains, wildlife sanctuaries, and so on. Apart from one of the seven wonders of the world Taj Mahal, there are many other must visit sites like Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Khajuraho Temple and Ajanta Caves.
Agra Fort, Mehrangarh Fort, Red Fort and Chittorgarh Fort are some of the most famous ones in the country. Some of the forts even allow visitors to have dinner with the royal family.
Another way of watching closely the life in India is by staying at any of the unique rural resorts of India. You can ask your luxury India tour provider for options related to such resorts which are luxurious and also provide a unique experience.