Discover the most important cities of northern India that give name to the famous Golden Triangle:
The capital of India, both New Delhi and Old Delhi, preserved remnants of the past, reflecting very well the contrasts and contradictions typical of this country.
Dubbed the Pink City for the color of its buildings. Tradition and modernity coexist in its streets: bazaars, palaces and historic buildings mingle with people.
Located on the banks of the Yamuna, a tributary of the Ganges, we find strong luxury, palaces, gardens and mausoleums. Among them stands the Taj Mahal, its perfect proportions and exquisite symmetry have been described as a poem, a dream, a wonder.
South of India and the Arabian Sea to the west, this region has an extensive coastline with quiet beaches and emerald backwaters water. Its stable climate, its exotic wildlife and lush hill stations make Kerala the ideal place for a weekend trip perfect destination.
Combine this magnificent tour of India with a few days in the Maldives beach paradise or immersing yourself in the mysticism of its neighbour Nepal.
Exclusive accommodations that we recommend:
The Oberoi New Delhi
The Oberoi Rajvilas is unique amongst hotels in Jaipur; a royal resort set in a breathtaking thirty two acre oasis of beautiful landscaped gardens, filled with beautiful trees and exotic birdlife. Built around an 18th century Shiva temple where guests can experience chanting with a Hindu priest, meditation and morning yoga, The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur is a haven of mystical peace and natural serenity.
Throughout their luxury resort in Jaipur, traditional techniques have been used to replicate the famous pink lime plaster walls of the historic city. Also adorned with Mughal arches, gold leaf frescoes, high domed ceilings and magnificent crystal chandeliers, The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur epitomises traditional Rajasthani charm and Oberoi five star luxury.
Guests looking for a luxury dining restaurant in Jaipur can choose between their all day international fine dining space or seasonal Indian speciality restaurant. Both offer indoor seating, al fresco dining and live, traditional folk music to accompany the dining experience. Its comfortable library bar is a wonderful setting to enjoy an aperitif, a nightcap, a game of chess or an interactive history session.
The Oberoi Spa in Jaipur, located in a restored 18th century haveli (mansion), offers Ayurveda inspired and Oberoi treatments to help guests relax, refresh and rejuvenate. The Oberoi Experiences are a unique bouquet of authentic, interactive Rajasthani art, culture and culinary demonstrations, for guests to enjoy in the comfort and luxury of The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur.
The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra enjoys an unrivalled position amongst luxury hotels in Agra, being located just 600 metres from the iconic Taj Mahal. Each of our rooms affords uninterrupted views of this ancient monument to love, while elements of the layout and design pay homage to its Mughal splendour.
The hotel is approached along a sweeping driveway, verdant with native trees and lit by flaming torches. Just inside, a Mughal style quadrant is ornamented with cascading fountains and framed by an arched passageway and gold leaf frescoes.
By day, guests can travel in private golf buggies to the Taj Mahal. At night, they can savour a candlelit dinner beside its soft silhouette. They offer a range of specially curated Oberoi Experiences designed specifically for our luxury resort in Agra and this majestic Mughal city.
Moored on a historic stretch of Cochin’s famed harbour, the Brunton Boatyard Hotel is a tribute to another age. Resurrected from the remains of a Victorian shipbuilding yard, it gives the modern traveller a unique opportunity to dwell amidst the shadow-plays of 19th century history.
Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom, Kerala, India can only be Reached over the water. The great Vembanad Lake, an inland sea That Stretches clear across Central Kerala, forms a breeze-laden watery highway. Your coach transfer happens via a clunky wooden boat generously with a little inboard engine (so as not to disturb the fishes). And the lobby, When You arrive, turns out to be a reconstructed 19th century mansion with a stone jetty attached. Your boat putters sedately through a narrow canal, covered with flowers ITS banks. Tiled-roof bungalows peer through the foliage. And with a reviving cocktail in one hand coconut, you step off the boat and up to the reception desk, all ready to check in
Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom, Kerala, India is a deliberately created harmony. Their purpose is always to Enhance nature rather than controlling it. Take the butterfly garden, a little experiment of ours. They found a space With the natural moisture, sunlight and a profusion of wild flowers. So they added some flowing water, a few well-chosen plants and voila … a garden alive with flashing wings.
In Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom, Kerala, India Kerala the heritage Reflects spirit in every structure. From the carved woods of the ceilings, to the brass work on the doors, it’s all faithful to a graciousness forgotten. Those with an eye for detail will find much to delight in.