India offers luxury travelers an extraordinary journey full of unforgettable experiences. Here, culturally vibrant destinations abound; here, ancient ruins await discovery; trek through mountain ranges with spectacular vistas; and encounter exotic wildlife!
Travelers looking for inner peace can also discover it through yoga, meditation and Ayurveda during a luxury journey in India. These holistic health practices should not be missed during luxury travel in this country.
1. Visit the Taj Mahal at Dawn
The Taj Mahal, one of India’s most iconic landmarks and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, should be visited by any traveler to India. A symbol of love and peace, its beauty is timeless.
Sunrise tours to the Taj are a wonderful way to see it without large crowds. Most sunrise tours start early in the morning, including pickup from your hotel or homestay.
Foreign visitors typically pay about $17 USD while Indian visitors typically pay between $3-3 for entrance to the monuments as well as receiving bottled water, shoe covers, and a map of Agra in exchange for their ticket.
2. Enjoy a Private Dinner at the Oberoi Amarvilas
The Oberoi Amarvilas hotel, just 600 metres away from the Taj Mahal, provides luxurious 5-star accommodation featuring flat-screen TV and 4 dining options – offering guests an unforgettable experience and memorable stay.
This property boasts tastefully decorated rooms with modern decor and large windows, each equipped with a sofa, personal safe and private bathroom.
After an exhausting day of sightseeing, why not treat yourself to a luxurious spa experience and rejuvenate body and soul at one of four dining options on property – Bellevue Restaurant offering international dishes and local favorites while Esphahan boasting traditional Indian specialities is just waiting for you.
3. Spend the World Sufi Spirit Festival in a Haveli
India is an expansive country offering luxurious travel experiences galore. From palaces and havelis, to rustic villages and scenic houseboats – India truly has something to offer everyone.
Are you seeking an unforgettable country experience? There’s no better place than Jodhpur and Nagaur to experience the World Sufi Spirit Festival; with talented artists from around the globe gathered here, this festival won’t let you down. Don’t miss it if it sounds appealing.
4. Take a Private Tour of the Sula Vineyards in Nashik
Sula Vineyards are an essential stop on any wine lover’s itinerary in Nashik, India’s premier wine growing region. Here, visitors can take a private tour through these picturesque vineyards while learning all about wine production in an idyllic environment.
Sula Vineyards offer activities suitable for people of all ages at their vineyards tours, such as grape stomping and wine tasting sessions.
Vineyards boast both a hotel and wine factory. Furthermore, there are two restaurants which serve delectable fare.
5. Enjoy a Private Polo Session
No matter your skill level or experience level in polo, private lessons offer an effective way to learn this equestrian sport. Each session lasts an hour long and will focus on improving riding techniques as well as mallet swinging techniques.
Your training session will culminate with a professional polo coach leading a scrimmage. Here, players with similar levels and skillsets will ensure an enriching and fulfilling experience.
6. Meet a Bollywood Star in Mumbai
Mumbai, as the home of Bollywood, offers numerous opportunities to meet your favorite stars. No matter if it’s for work or pleasure, Mumbai offers ample ways to come face-to-face with them!
Festivals provide the ideal time and place to spot Bollywood stars. You could stand outside Sanjay Dutt’s home during Mata Ki Chowki or watch Salman Khan celebrate Eid and Ganesh Chaturthi; Ekta Kapoor may even step out during Diwali celebrations!
Not limited to festivals, celebs also visit various restaurants and cafes for food – Farmer’s Cafe being an example. Serving farm-to-table cuisine, Farmer’s Cafe has become a frequent stop on celeb agendas.
7. Enjoy a Private Dinner Over the Dunes
India is an expansive and varied nation that offers many luxurious experiences to be had while exploring it. From spending time in a floating palace to dining at an exclusive luxury hotel at sunset – India provides many ways to experience true luxurious travel!
Experienced Indian luxury like no other: dining atop the sand dunes is an unforgettable pleasure that you won’t find anywhere else. Enjoying dinner atop these majestic dunes makes for a special evening that won’t soon be forgotten!