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Hailey Road, Near Diwanchand Imaging Centre, K G Marg, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
Located near Connaught Place and Janpath Market, Agrasen ki Baoli is a unique step well with 103 steps made of red stone. Originally constructed during the Mahabharat era, some parts of the well are permanently immersed under water. Not only is...
Mathura Rd, Near Delhi Zoo, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, Delhi 110003, India
Purana Qila's translation of "Old Fort" is simple and fitting, considering it is one of the oldest forts in Delhi. The 16th century stone structure is not on the popular tourist circuit, making it a prime spot to indulge in the historical markings...
Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, 345001, Bada Bag, Rajasthan 345033, India
If there's one thing about India that's impossible to ignore, it's the never-ending cacophony, the eternal bombardment of noise. Veering cars; the whoosh of paan hitting the ground; ancient trucks brimming with produce and people; cows casually...
7, Sham Nath Marg, Prema Kunj, Civil Lines, New Delhi, Delhi 110054, India
Maidens is my favorite hotel in Delhi, offering old-world charm in a residential neighborhood. There is something nostalgic about staying in one of the oldest hotels in a city with peacocks wandering the gardens. The location provides solitude...
RJ SH 12, kishor Nagar, Rajsamand, Rajasthan 313333, India
I arrived at the Deogarh Mahal at dusk, when the palace lights illuminated the architectural details of the "Abode of the Gods." Deogarh is a 16th century Mewar palace that has been converted to a heritage hotel and remains partially occupied by...
8591, Arakashan Road, Opp New Delhi Railway Station, Arya Nagar, Paharganj, New Delhi, Delhi 110055, India
Bloomrooms has successfully carved a new niche in Delhi hotels, merging budget-friendly rooms with real comfort and convenience. The hotel caters to younger leisure travelers with three different room categories: compact, for people on the move;...
11, Rahim Khan Marg, Block D, Nizamuddin East, New Delhi, Delhi 110013, India
This 5-room bed-and-breakfast is set in a colonial bungalow in South Delhi. The owner, Ajay Anandd, is a hospitable and jovial host who enjoys sharing stories about the city and recommending quirky spaces to explore. Each spacious bedroom features...
Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Giant carved sandstone elephants welcome guests at the entrance to this palace-style hotel. The front doors open to a grand, two-storied, chandeliered lobby. Attentive service starts at check-in, with gifts of bindis and fresh jasmine necklaces....
128/19, Nahar Garh Rasta, Purani Basti, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001, India
Housed in one of the oldest palaces in Jaipur, this boutique hotel—owned by Jaipur’s royal family—is one of the most romantic places to stay in the Pink City. The rooms here are made for Instagram, with colorful wallpaper,...
54, Lane Number 2, Ajmer Road, Gopal Bari, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001, India
The sister property to the Hotel Pearl Palace, beloved by backpackers, offers the same warm hospitality but with grown-up digs. Local craftspeople created a regional look for each of the eight spacious suites. One room replicates a bhunga house...
Mehrauli, Seth Sarai, Mehrauli, New Delhi, Delhi 110030, India
Delhi's Qutub Minar, at 72.5 meters or 238 feet tall, is the tallest tower in India. Built as an Islamic monument in the early 13th century of red sandstone and marble, the minar is not without controversy. Some believe the tower...
Hodka, Gujarat 370510, India
Visiting the Rann of Kutch or the salt desert is an interesting experience. Staying in a mud hut or tent at Hodka is a lesson in immersion. Not only do you get traditional home cooked Gujarati food from the local villagers, you also get to visit...
Hodka, Gujarat 370510, India
I never dreamed I would ever visit Gujarat. I had no inclination until my cousin moved for work and I ended up visiting her. I discovered small villages, talented award winning weavers, and NGOs working to resurrect a dying art - weaving. Hodka is...
Raipur Road, Near Haripur Railway Station, District Pali, Raipur, Rajasthan 306304, India
Twelve villas ring a private lake on 25 acres located between the popular tourist spots Jodhpur and Udaipur. Explore the nearby Badlands of India on a horse safari, then enjoy an evening dance performance.
Post Office Kirshi Upaz Mandi, New Pali Road, New Pali Road, Krishna Nagar, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342005, India
Get ready for enjoyable trip to the royal trains of India. The luxury train journey will be a complete treat for the passengers as they have remarkable experience of a lifetime.Here is the list of some of the popular luxury trains in India. •...
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Jaipur is capital and the largest city of the largest state Rajasthan in India. The city is stood at the foot of the sprawling 300 year old hilltop Amber fort just on the outskirt of the city. Jaipur is also called the pink city due to its pink...
Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Jodhpur, in the northwest state of Rajasthan, also referred to as the “Blue City” due to the vividly painted homes in the old part of the city, has one of the largest and most fascinating forts in all of India. Perched high on a hill, Mehrangarh...
North Goa, Goa, India
The family estate of one of India’s leading fashion photographers has become an under-the-radar beach escape for many of Mumbai’s Bollywood stars. The hotel’s location is kept a secret until your booking is made. The owner or a staff member meets...
D 109, Rotary Colony, Ravalwadi Relocation Site, Near Engineering College, Rotary Nagar, Bhuj, Gujarat 370001, India
Kutch region is exciting. It is huge, historic and full of surprises. Its history is long and interesting and this shows in its proud people. If you are looking for Off the beaten trails in India. You Could enjoy driving through the Rann of Kutch,...
Netaji Subhash Marg, Lal Qila, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Red Fort, located in New Delhi, is a treasure trove of cultural history. You can spend hours wandering among the various buildings, learning much about the history of India. Tucked away within the walls...
14, Suffren Street, White Town, Puducherry 605001, India
This 19th century renovated house in "White Town" in the French Colonial town of Pondicherry is our favorite spot to get away for the weekend. A modern pearl in the oyster that is Pondicherry on the shores of the Bay of Bengal. Eat fresh seafood...
Kuldhara Road, next to Sam Sand Dunes, Police Line, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001, India
Unique and unbelievable are two words which I can use for Rajputana Desert Camp, Rajasthan. Here one gets an amazing experience to enjoying sand dunes, camel safari and a taste of Rajasthan cuisine along with tent accommodation. So here one must...
Behind Hotel Deoki Niwas, Gandhi Colony, Gandhi Nagar, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001, India
Jaisalmer which is also referred as the Golden City of India is a desert city which attracts travelers via its:- 1. Fort and Palaces 2. Gadisar lake 3. Puppet shows 4. Haunted village of kuldhara 5. Desert dunes of Sam 6. Desert Camp & safari at...
Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
The Gateway to India is one of Mumbai's most famous landmarks and was built in 1911 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to their colony. From the sea, the Gateway is centrally located in the Colaba district of Mumbai where...
Bhujodi, Gujarat 370020, India
I took an auto from Bhuj in Gujarat to a tiny town called Bhujodi 8km southeast of Bhuj. A traditional crafts village, Bhujodi is inhabited by around 1200 people of the Vankar community of weavers. I was lucky enough to visit the home of a...
Shreyas Colony, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Chandra Vilas in Ahmedabad, India is special. Not just because the great Gandhi and his friend used to hang out at this restaurant. But also because of the most succulent Jalebis you are sure to sink your teeth into. A popular sweet, best when...
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