Top 10 luxury experiences in India

India is a land where luxury comes in various shapes and sizes. Ahead is our list of ten super luxurious experiences in India, each equivalent to the most glorious head-massage you have ever received, except, imagine riding a rollercoaster whilst getting it!


10. Scuba Diving in Andaman Island

For water lovers, swimmers or explorers, witnessing a whole new world underwater is worth spending your time on! Scuba diving is considered as one of the most adventurous activities in Andaman. While the most preferred beach for the scuba divers is the Havelock beach in Andaman Island. Some of the other islands such as the Neil Island and Port Blair offer different sites for avid and beginners. January to May is considered the best time of the year for the activity. So what are you waiting for?

9. Luxury Destination Spa in the Himalayas

Getting massaged under the clear blue sky, fresh air tickling your skin while you are surrounded by hills, isn’t that luxurious? A place that offers this magical experience is located in the foothills of the Himalayas, near Haridwar and Rishikesh and known as Ananda. It is an award-winning luxury destination spa in the country. It is spread in an area of 100 acres of Maharaja’s Palace Estate offering various health therapies like healing and rejuvenation. Also, it embraces some of the wellness practices viz. Ayurveda, Meditation, Vedanta and Yoga. The ensemble offers spacious rooms/suites with the food made with healthy and fresh ingredients.

8. Hot Air Balloon Ride in Jaipur and Pushkar

The magnificence of the pink city of India, Jaipur, and Pushkar in Rajasthan is magnified via a luxurious hot air balloon ride courtesy ballooning operators Sky Waltz. Visitors can take in the sights from the balloon for over an hour along with fresh refreshments. No doubt, it is considered to be one of the best adventurous activities in the largest state of the country. Around 4 to 8 people could be accommodated in one single ride, one at sunrise and another at sunset, and be lifted as far as 12000 feet from the ground. October to April is the best time to explore the state with a bird’s eye view.  

7. Tree-house Resorts in Kerela

For all the nature lovers, Kerela visit is a must and if you are in Kerela then why to stay in hotels when tree-house resorts are available. These tree-house resorts can be found in Munnar, Thekkady, Wayanad, and Athirappilly among various other places. If you are thinking that staying in a tree-house would be primitive, then you will be happy to know that it provides with all the facilities from the internet to television for all the comfort and luxury in the world.

6. Desert Camp in Jaisalmer

The idea of staying  with your partner under a star-lit night, surrounded by golden desert and yellow lights of lanterns and mashals, is truly an exceptional experience. You can live this feeling at the Thar desert of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, with your own personal verandah. The stay here is also equipped with long camel or jeep safaris, performances by local street artists, varied cuisines, and bonfire among other exotic experiences.   

5. Floating Palace of Udaipur

The Pleasure Palace of Maharana Jagat Singh II, built in 1946, floats on the placid waters of Pichola Lake. The resort has yoga and spa facilities, highlights being the cultural shows and astrology sessions in the resort. The palace offers once in a lifetime experience with lavish surroundings both inside and outside the resort, great food, and modern contemporary comforts. So start planning your weekend.

4. Houseboat Cruise on Kerela Backwaters

‘Kettuvallam’ is what these houseboats are called in Kerela. Made from wood and other local materials, these boats are equipped with all the modern comforts one could imagine. The houseboats take you on a ride through paddy fields, coir fields, Kerela villages and lush environments, in either a day tour or an overnight houseboat cruise tour. Another highlight of these tours is bird watching. And if sophistication and comfort are what you mean by luxury experience, then hop on to that boat.

3. Private Yacht Ride in Goa

Considered as one of the destinations for weddings, Goa is love for all the fun & frolic peeps out there. And a private yacht ride in Goa surrounded by beaches is a cherry on the cake. From celebrating a birthday party, an anniversary, a corporate event or a special occasion, sunbathing while viewing Goan sea-waters is an experience you do not want to miss.

2. Camping in Wildlife

Known as one of the best luxury wildlife resorts in India, Aman-I-Khas, located near Ranthambore National Park, offers royal lifestyle with all the modern contemporary facilities, including 3 separate tents for spa, a dining tent and a lounge tent. Visiting the place between the month of October and June is considered most favorable for the wildlife safari rides. The Taj Group also offers equally luxurious safari options in Madhya Pradesh. So pack your bags and embark on a wild journey. 

1. Luxury Trains

Who wants to fly when a train becomes luxurious and lavish. Various luxury trains in the country like Palace on Wheels, Maharajas’ Express, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, Deccan Odyssey, and Golden Chariot embodies world-class interiors, along with all the facilities and a learned staff.

The train journey incorporates a well-planned tour to some of the most known destinations of India, including sightseeing, cultural performances, shopping at local bazaars, special meals among other services. It is also known for its on-site restaurant which serves myriad varieties of foods and drinks to its travelers. Other distinct facilities include indoor games, souvenir shop, gym, spa, business car and more. 

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