1] Step into the little known Kumaon region of Uttarakhand which offers snow capped peaks of the Great Himalaya range in the north to the pretty hill stations at the foothills!
Suggested Stay- 360 degree Leti, Kumaon, Uttarakhand
Duration- Less than 3 hours drive from Delhi
2] Witness the unique blend of contemporary culture and Rajasthani heritage and hospitality in a 17th century palace. Hear the freshest Indian sounds accompanied by some of the most exciting underground international stars alongside a cultural programme of local legends at Magnetic Fields Festival this December!
Suggested Stay- Alsisar Mahal, Jhunjhunu
Duration- 4 and a half hours drive from Delhi
3] Stay in a Tree House set high above the lush canopy of the mesmerising rainforest of Western Ghats! Bathe with the natural spring water that flows down from the surrounding hills using solar energy as a power source.
Suggested Stay- Vythiri Resort, Wayanad
Duration- Less than 4 hours drive from Kerala
4] Explore the heaven of spirituality, gracefully wrapped in forests and laced by the holy Ganges in one of the World’s best destination Spas!
Suggested Stay- Ananda-In the Himalayas, situated in the middle of Rishikesh and Haridwar
Duration- 6 and a half hours drive from Delhi
5] Sleep right under the Stars by taking the stunning 'Star Bed' Machan Experience with soft linens and mosquito nets in an open field!
Suggested Stay- Jamtara Wilderness Camp, Pench National Park
Duration- Less than 4 hours drive from Jabalpur
6] Stay in the unique Family Fortress of the Holkar Maharajas of Central India! Witness the opulence & elegance of a bygone era in Maheshwar, along with discovering a refined and charming atmosphere with many intimate corners in the Fort.
Suggested Stay- Ahilya Fort, Maheshwar
Duration- Less than 2 hours drive from Indore
7] Stay at this tranquil, rustic hotel nestled in the mystical valleys of Shillong overlooking Umian Lake, and discover enthralling walking trails, lakes, falls and sunset points with your loved ones!
Suggested Stay- Ri Kynjai, Shillong, Meghalaya
Duration- Less than 3 hours drive from Guwahati, Assam
8] Take the coffee plantation tour and learn more about the magnificent coffee estates adorning the hills of Coorg (Kodagu)! Stay at this boutique resort exquisitely perched on a mountaintop, nestled in Coorg’s hauntingly beautiful wilderness which is naturally protected by the River Hatti below.
Suggested Stay- Meriyanda Nature Lodge, Coorg
Duration- Less than 5 hours drive from Bengaluru
9] Explore the Ranthambore Fort and the former royal hunting ground of tigers, leopards and marsh crocodiles. Stay at one of the oldest and the most luxurious tented camps of India!
Suggested Stay- SherBagh, Ranthambore
Duration- 3 and a half hours drive from Jaipur
10] Explore the French colonial settlement with tree-lined streets, mustard coloured colonial villas and chic boutiques along with staying at this quaint hotel which is a 19th-century building and is hardly 10 km from Paradise Beach!
Suggested Stay- Shanti Villa, Pondicherry
Duration- 3 and a half hours drive from Chennai
11] Wander in this picturesque hill-station on the Mumbai-Pune expressway and stay in one of these unique tree houses with ground based cabins along with gorging on the scrumptious food of this on-site Indian buffet restaurant!
Suggested Stay- The Machaan, Lonavla
Duration- Less than 2 hours drive from Mumbai
12] Stay at one of the most luxurious Yoga retreats in the world and rediscover yourself in this secluded haven of tranquility, luxury and elegance. Try your hands on Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga, get some relaxing Ayurvedic therapies, massages & organic scrubs amidst 25-acres of greenery and frangipani gardens!
Suggested Stay- Shreyas Yoga Retreat, near Bengaluru
Duration- Less than half hour drive from the international airport