Located on the Holy River Ganga, in one of the most revered cities in India – Varanasi – Lies Brijrama Palace, one of the oldest landmarks in the city. Perched on the Darbanga Ghaat, the foundation of the palace dates back to 1812, built by Shridhara Narayana Munshi – the minister for the estate of Nagpur. It was ultimately acquired by royalty – the Brahmin King of Darbhanga (Bihar).
One of the three ‘Jewels of the Raj’ The Windamere Hotel was originally a cosy English Boarding House for British Raj types on contract in the Darjeeling Hills Later on, when tea arrived in Darjeeling, British tea planters also stayed here. Later on, it was converted into a hotel just before the outbreak of the Second World War.
Located in Dooars, the beautiful region of North-Eastern India, and at the foot of the east-central Himalayas, the Riverwood Forest Retreats overlooks the Gorumara National Park. Set on the banks of river Murti, the property is sprawled across 12.5 acres of lush, fertile land with its very own migratory bird pond.The property is a luxurious doorway to the beautiful region of Dooar, pronounced as “Dwar”
The Sunderban Tiger Camp is located in the largest halophytic mangrove forest in the world, the Sunderban National Park, West Bengal. The camp is spread across 11.5 acres of nature, overlooking the Sajnekhali Wildlife Sanctuary and is located on the banks of River Pitchkhali on the Dayapur Island of the national park.
Located around the periphery of Kolkata, forty minutes away from Alipore, Rajbari Bawali is a 300-year old palace and heritage property that belonged to the Zamindars. At this eclectic property, life is slow, and the surrounding area is verdant. It serves as a splendid outlet to escape from city life and revel in Zamindari traditions, cuisine and culture.
Named after its last known resident, Mary Budden Estate is a beautiful homestay located in the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. Mary Budden was a prominent missionary who worked around the Hills of Kumaon. The Estate was bought by two lovely ladies in 1990, Ashwani and Serena Chopra, and they restored it to a gorgeous luxury boutique property – an elegant abode that retains its old-world charm.
Situated in the Village of Jamtara, near Pench National Park, Jamtara Wilderness Camp is a 10 luxury tented property in the heart of rural Pench. Surrounded by tall Arjuna Trees and an ancient Banyan rooted on a dry riverbed, each tented room overlooks the forest which set the perfect background to this jungle experience.
Jehan Numa Retreat resides on the outskirts of Bhopal city. In this retreat, simplicity meets luxury and exceptional service. The architecture is inspired by tribal and rural motifs, mud-coloured walls and beautiful courtyards. These lovely ethnic elements combined with facets of colonial décor, create a resplendent retreat for the traveller who wishes to relax and connect with themselves. The service is aligned with the signature nawabi tradition of Jehan Numa.
Located in the midst of a gorgeous forest at the Satpura Tiger Reserve, Reni Pani Jungle lodge offers an authentic wildlife experience for the discerning traveler. The name “Reni Pani” is derived from a neighboring tribal village. The wildlife surrounding this lodge is magnificent. The beautiful landscape, including a seasonal Nallah (stream), several hillocks and patches of teak houses species such as the Sambhar, Cheetah, Nilgai, Wild Boar, Barking Deer, Black Buck and the famous, yet often elusive, Leopard. Sloth Bears are also attracted to the beautiful Reni berry trees. As the lodge is kept in an incredibly natural state, it also attracts a myriad of resplendent bird species, native to the locality.