India is generally known as a destination for student backpackers travelling on a shoestring. And not without reason, travelling in India can be extremely cheap with hostels, trains and food costing next to nothing. But, it is also possible to travel in luxury without spending a fortune. With luxury tours that will take you to see stunning architecture like Shekhawati, and historically rich temples, travelling in style is possible in India. For those who enjoy the finer things in life, and like to pamper themselves, luxury tours and hotels may be more appealing than a budget, bed bug infested hotel full of drunk students. All it takes is a little bit of online research and you will see how many options are available.
There are many travel websites out there but when searching online using Google or another search engine you might end up feeling overwhelmed and confused, unsure of which website to choose. Thankfully, there is a domain especially for India. The .in domains is especially made for the Indian market and is becoming more common since many international companies like 1&1 now provide webhosting options with the .in domain. Meaning it is easier than ever to find companies that specifically target audiences in India, or those who are interested in India. So when looking for travel websites, see if you can find one with a .in domain to be sure that they cater for the Indian market.
India is home to some amazing wildlife and animals. There are many ways of experiencing India’s beautiful nature in style. Cox and Kings is an internationally renowned travel website that offers excellent tips on travelling in India and the subcontinent. Another useful website that offers exciting tours around India that will take you to flora and fauna rich national parks, where you can soak up India’s stunning wildlife is Abercrombie & Kent, based in the US. Ampersand offers tailor-made cultural travel, including walking tours of the Taj Mahal Palace, as a part of a fully planned itinerary to suit your individual needs.
A luxurious trip is not complete without a trip to a fancy spa. There are lots of different five star spas in India, but Kerala has some of the best. The Athreya Ayurdic Resort is a spa hotel and resort where you can stay on the beautiful grounds and enjoy spa treatments and massage. Another wonderful resort in Kerala is Punnamda Resort; surrounded by stunning nature, and offers reasonably priced spa treatments.
Every decadent traveler will want somewhere truly special to lay their head at night. When it comes to luxury hotels, India will not disappoint. One of our favorites is the Amanresorts Amanbagh Alwar, located on the former site of the Maharaja of Alwar’s hunting lodge and personal garden. Surrounded by palms, and rich with the tantalizing smell of eucalyptus, with frangipani trees and jade green lawns, and the rooms are some of the largest in the whole of India. This hotel is definitely a destination not to be missed by a luxurious traveler.