India is one of the most religious nations in the world. Some of the most deeply religious societies, cultures, and cuisines of India are very popular. India is well-known for tourism. All these attractions make India the best destination for luxury holidays.
In my recent visit to India, I was bedazzled by the way luxury was rooted in every little aspect. Luxury was inevitable in their tradition and culture. Be it the hospitality, food, interiors, dance, festivals, or even clothes, everything was trussed with royalty and grandiose, that once you step in the Gala land, your heart won’t stop dancing to the tune of o-La-La.
I suggest you that if you are visiting India in 2020 with your family or friends or even as a solo traveller or in a large group, make sure you experience luxury in all these 5 ways mentioned below or at least indulge in two or three incredible way to unfold the other layers of grandeur.
Luxury Holidays are filled with gratification, the authenticity of the destination, interacting with locals will give you a wonderful experience. There are various tour operators in India that offer luxury tours, book your customized luxury India tour. Below mentioned are some of the luxury tours that you can ask your tour operators to include in your package.
Here are the Luxury trips in India that one can experience in 2020
1. Luxury Train Tours
In a county where we use the phrase “Atithi Devo Bhava” for the guests, a red carpet welcome the entire duration of the journey presents the true spirit of traditional Indian hospitality. Some trains in India are specially designed for luxury Indian tours that offer great opulence to the traveller.
Plush interiors, the comfort of Mughal suites, carved wooden furniture with lavish decorations with great hospitality of food and other things make Indian luxury train journeys the best choice for visitors and tourists.
Here are some of the Best Luxury Trains in India that you can choose for your Next Luxury Trips:
- The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels – It covers the region Rajasthan, Khajuraho, Varanasi, and Agra
- Maharaja’s Express – Travels through Rajasthan, Agra, and Delhi
- Palace on Wheels – Travels you through Rajasthan and Agra
- Deccan Odyssey – Covers Maharashtra, Hampi, and Hyderabad
- The Golden Chariot – Covers the region of Karnataka and Goa
These trains follow a fixed itinerary and cover all the major places and locations along that route. These luxury trains in India stop at each and every major destinations and give you plenty of time to explore all the famous places of that region within 7-8 days of the itinerary.
Experience the great culture and royalty of the Rajput era and explore the magnificent palaces and forts which remind you of the majestic grandeur of those forts and palaces. Revitalize your body and soul by taking a dip in the sacred water of River Ganga in Varanasi and walk around the local streets and admire the architectural beauty of sculptures and palaces.
Explore The Wonder: TAJ MAHAL which is“Symbol of Love”. Adore the mesmerizing view of the sculptural skills of the artisans of ancient times. And last but not least, “Charminar” and the “Falaknuma Palace” in Hyderabad. The rock-cut caves and temples at Aihole and Pattadakal are also one of the major attractions.
2. Luxury Spa and Ayurvedic Tours
Ayurveda is more than just a way of treating illness, it revitalizes human potential and heals your body with good health naturally, as it is one of the oldest and most powerful holistic treatment. People nowadays prefer Ayurveda over any other treatment as the aromatic essence and natural oils used in the ayurvedic massages will give you relief “mentally and physically”. People are giving ayurvedic tours more preference as it helps in overcoming stress.
India has become an exotic and prior destination for spa and ayurvedic tours. With an Ayurvedic luxury tour to India, you will get the best ⅘ star resorts and spas having ayurvedic treatment derived from traditional Indian practices of Ayurveda and meditation from the past.
One of the topmost destinations for such luxurious spa resorts is Ananda.
The soothing background of the Himalayas, great ambience and landscape views of this place will make your spa experience worthwhile and give your body and mind complete relaxation.
Some of the Luxury Spas and Ayurveda Resorts in India are:
- Ananda, Uttarakhand
- Ananta Resorts and Spas, Pushkar
- Wildflower Hall, Mashobra
- Vivanta by Taj, Kerala
- Kalari Kovilakom, Kerala
3. Luxury Spiritual Tours
India is the only country that consists of countless spiritual places and ancient history culture. Indian Spiritual tours include all the sacred destinations: the holy pilgrimage sites, temples having an appalling history in India. Where people can get to know about the rituals and ceremonies performed at different places consisting of different religions. The spiritual tours will help you to understand those cultures and history.
The ghats of Rishikesh, Haridwar or Varanasi, the beautiful Golden Temple in Amritsar, the Buddhist monasteries and temples in Bodhgaya, Manali, and Nepal are the major attractions of tourists. Rishikesh is one of the places which is crowded by locals and tourists all the time. The morning and night aartis by the priest in the temples of South Asia, the famous forts and temples in East region. All these places are well known for their uniqueness. Spiritual tours are the ones that can take you to the core of India.
With a spiritual luxury tour to India, not only you will explore the different religious places but these luxurious Indian tours make sure that you get the best and comfortable journeys and treatments that include perfect stays and all accommodations in popular resorts having other programs like spas and detoxification too.
4. Luxury Wildlife Safari Tours
Along with the rich ancient heritage, diverse culture and India is also famous for its exciting wildlife destinations all over the world. India consists of more than 500+ Wildlife Sanctuaries, spread across the country and offers exciting Wildlife and Bird viewing opportunities that help animal lovers and tourists freak to get into the beauty of Wildlife.
Enjoy your luxury tour to India by giving yourself a treat of wildlife photography, jungle walks, open jeep safaris, view of thick jungles, and spot: tigers, rhinos, leopards, sloth bear, deer and other rare species of wild animals.
From Asiatic lions of Gir National Park in Western India to the Royal Bengal Tigers and leopards in North India’s Corbett and Ranthambore National Park. Other famous wildlife sanctuaries are ‘One-Horned Rhino’ in the Eastern Indian national park of Kaziranga in Assam, and Indian Elephants in Southern India’s Periyar, and of course the famous Tiger Reserves of Central India- Kanha and Gir forests, Bandhavgarh, Pench and Panna. Enjoy the wildlife experience while staying in boutique resorts or treehouse resorts and enjoy the delighted cuisines.
Some of the best wildlife sanctuaries that must be included in your itinerary of a wildlife tour are:
- Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan
- Gim Corbett,Uttarakhand
- Bandipur National Park, Karnataka
- Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
- Kaziranga National Park, Assam
These wildlife sanctuaries will give you the wild and crude charm of the wildlife safari and the opulent enamor of the Luxury India Wildlife Tour packages.
5. Luxury Beaches Tours
When you think of beaches, some places in India are a treat for beach lovers which will give you fascinating views, unforgettable beach action, and fun.
Beaches are the perfect options if you want to relax and refresh the exhausted body and mind. Sunrise and sunsets on the horizon at the beachside are a treat to watch and its reflection in the water fade away all your worries. It is not just about the beaches but also the surroundings and the greenery around beaches is just perfect to make the beautiful symmetry of nature that makes it more beautiful. From white sandy white and peaceful beaches in Diu to romantic and exotic beaches of Goa or the vast beaches of Andaman- you can pick and destination according to your preferences of hotels and resorts.
Dive into the seawater or swim along with the waves of the water and discover a magnificent and colourful marine world. Enjoy candlelight dinner at the beach or late night walk on the beachside. You can experience a lavish stay in the hotel and make your beachside luxury tour to India the best time of your journey.
Some of the Best Exotic Beaches of India are
- Anjuna Beach, Goa
- Kovalam Beach, Kerala
- Juhu Beach, Maharashtra
- Marari Beach, Kerala
- Baga Beach, Goa
The above Luxury India Tours are most liked by the tourists and local people and that is the reason they are listed in Top 5 Luxury Indian tours. These luxury tours to India will give you a lavish and royal experience combined with 5-star hospitality treatment and will make you love India more. So if you’re planning a luxury tour to India with your family, these were some of the best luxury tours to experience 2020.