The Top 7 Luxury Gold India Experiences this year
Luxury Gold encourages travellers to get the most out of the vibrant people, spirituality and cultural kaleidoscope of India. With that in mind, here are the Top 7 Luxury Gold experiences that take place in the inimitable India with an emphasis on delicious local cuisine and wellness.
Luxury Gold Moments has an extraordinary collection of engaging India itineraries, where every guest is a VIP! These VIP experiences, which are unique to Luxury Gold guests are near impossible to experience as an independent traveller. India is a land of such diverse regions, culture and interests that one could only skim the surface of this remarkable destination. Take a moment and watch the video and hear what their past guests have to say about travelling with Luxury Gold.
And enjoy these Luxury Gold moments through India:
Leela Palace Udaipur – Udaipur
Called Udaipur’s only modern palace hotel, Leela Palace is an exquisite stop on this journey. Rated the #1 hotel on TripAdvisor in 2017, the 5-star accommodation offers guests sumptuous suites with stunning views of Lake Pichola, an artificial fresh water lake created in 1392 AD. For weary guests, the hotel’s award-winning spa offers a unique fusion of Ayurvedic and European therapies to relax and restore the entire body. From high quality skin care products and oils to revitalizing seaweeds and cleansing muds, every desire will be well taken care of.
Nahargarh Ranthambore Hotel – Rajasthan
Nestled in the foothills of the spectacular Aravalli Range, the 5-star Nahargarh Ranthambore Hotel is a magnificent place to spend a night or two (if you can manage to make yourself leave, that is). Built like a traditional Rajput hunting retreat, the Ranthambore resembles an extravagant 16th-century palace from a fairy tale. Complete with three outdoor swimming pools, sprawling Mughal-style gardens, and rooms with individual courtyards and private terraces with stunning views of the National Park, this hotel is luxury personified.
Baradari Restaurant – Jaipur
Designed by Delhi-based architect Ambrish Arora and his team at Studio Lotus, Bardari Restaurant has only been open for two years, yet it has amassed a reputation for traditional and authentic cuisine that delights the palate. Alongside delectable dishes like Laal Maas with baati and pan-seared kasundi fish are choices for international guests like pesto pasta and pearl barley risotto. Located at the City Place, a museum housing an amazing collection of works, the sights, sounds and smells of Baradari Restaurant will never disappoint.
High Tea at Sukh Niwas – Jaipur
This VIP experience, available exclusively to Luxury Gold travellers, sees them enjoying a High Tea in the private elegance of Sukh Niwas, Jaipur’s City Palace. This grand tea time transpires in a space of pure opulence, with artwork and fantastical architecture everywhere you glance. Most illustrious is the renowned Lalique Peacock table made to order for the Royal Family of Jaipur by the world-famous artist Marc Lalique. Found in a gilded room decorated with walls adorned with gold work from over 200 years ago, the Lalique table is surrounded by other stunning pieces of royal memorabilia making this High Tea a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Fairmont Jaipur – Jaipur
The 5-star luxury Fairmont Jaipur has an entire holiday’s worth of experiences all located on its own glorious site. From hot air balloon rides to hiking through the famous Aravalli hills, any incredible experience guests can hope to have while in India is attainable once they check in to this opulent hotel. The jewel of the Fairmont might well be the spa, a sanctuary offering a range of therapeutic and rejuvenating massages including traditional Indian massage. A host of delectable restaurants can be found serving authentic cuisine that will delight even the pickiest eaters. ZARIN, the hotel’s signature restaurant, serves amazing Indo Persian dishes, while ZOYA prides in offering a dedicated menu featuring authentic Rajasthani cuisine.
Rooftop Tea & Pakoras with Views of the Taj Mahal – Agra
A breathtaking view has the ability to elevate any dining experience, but there’s something extra special about enjoying a refreshing cup of tea with the dazzling Taj Mahal resting on the horizon. Sitting on a rooftop in Agra, guests will have the chance to taste an authentic Indian favourite, pakoras, vegetables dipped in a spicy batter and deep fried to make fabulous fritters. In the distance, the iconic dome of the Taj Mahal sits majestically, the ultimate backdrop for an unforgettable moment on an unbelievable journey.
Mughal Chamber Hotel – Agra
Sprawled over 35 acres of luxurious gardens, and near the Taj Mahal, the Mughal Chamber, a luxury hotel in Agra, is a fitting tribute to the great Mughal builders of the past. Comprised of 233 luxurious suites, guests can enjoy Indian hospitality while enjoying the opulence of an expansive room whose doors open into a private wading pool. The wellness and health spa is almost 930 square metres, surrounded by fountains and courts full of greenery, with two swimming pools and 43 spa treatments. A popular treatment is the Himalayan Clay Body Envelopment, a 90-minute escape that detoxifies, purifies, heals and tones.
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If there is one thing that I have learnt, it is the more I see, the more there is to see! My name is Tracy Burrows and I am the managing editor of Out There Global, a community driven travel platform for both cost effective and luxury travel ideas around the world. From Jan 2014 - Dec 2016 I managed the LatestSightings.com blog (a United Nations World Summit Award Winner: Culture & Tourism 2016 & National Geographic partner). I was also consulting editor at MOZambique Magazine, and contributor at Sawubona. Prior to my career I obtained a tourism marketing degree, and graduated from a 2 year 'Hospitality Management in Development Program' in California. Following this I acquired a journalism diploma and since it's been all about travel and writing! And my nourishment from all those who have impacted me: family; friends; and strangers alike. Thank you for joining our journey!