New Delhi: It is the capital of The Democratic Republic of India and boasts to be one of the oldest and largest cities in the world. Resting on the foundations of eight cities from the ancient times is now is a modern metropolis where you encounter antiquity at every bend. With a history spanning over 5000 years that saw several dynasties, invasions, migrations, destruction, construction and the Partition, Delhi is a cultural conundrum. The best way to relish New Delhi is not to try to unravel its idiosyncrasies but enjoy the cultural ensemble it offers. .
Varanasi: Gateway Taj Ganges It is the capital of The Democratic Republic of India and boasts to be one of the oldest and largest cities in the world. Resting on the foundations of eight cities from the ancient times is now is a modern metropolis where you encounter antiquity at every bend. With a history spanning over 5000 years that saw several dynasties, invasions, migrations, destruction, construction and the Partition, Delhi is a cultural conundrum. The best way to relish New Delhi is not to try to unravel its idiosyncrasies but enjoy the cultural ensemble it offers.(earlier known as "Taj Ganges") is located at Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh, India) Situated 21 km from the airport, the hotel is a haven of peace and tranquility in the bustling temple city. The hotel offers guests a fine mix of cuisine, culture and comfort in a 5-star ambience.
Agra: Agra, the word conjures a romantic image of the Taj Mahal created by Emperor Shahjahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Agra is the epitome of a cultural city, with many historical relics beginning from the Persian to the Mughal era. Interwoven with tombs, a trip to Agra is a treat, not just to your eyes, but to your senses as well. But hidden behind these beautiful monuments is a thriving industrial city getting richer by the day. Agra could just as well be a Mecca for shopaholics with marble artifacts, leather goods and silk fabrics available at dearth cheap rates.
Shopping: Marbles, leatherwork, crafts, Zardosi thread work, Panchi Petha and Dalmoth Visit local factories for excellent leather buys, wallets, shoes, jackets and belts and is a good place to shop for silk &39saris&39 and &39dupattas&39. The Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays.
Jaipur: Jaipur is a part of the famous Golden Triangle. From camel carts, multihued fabrics, antique cars, to traditional men sporting bright turbans, the city flaunts everything that is conventional. Walk through the city to explore markets thronging with local crowds dressed in vibrant bright colors, women wearing ornaments, and men wearing pagris (turbans). Jaipur is where you&39ll experience the local culture, yet find every comfort of the contemporary world that you&39re accustomed to.
Jaipur is also known as the shopper’s paradise with Johari Bazaar known for Meenakari and Jadau jewellery, Bapu Bazaar, Nehru Bazaar and Kishnapol Bazaar for traditional bandhini or tie and dye saris, dupattas and cloths, for spices, souvenirs such as camel leather jutis, furniture, bags and purses, paintings in the Rajasthani miniature style, mirror work stationary and decorative items Marble statues from Khazane Walon ka Rasta (Chandpole Bazaar).
Ranthambhore: Most famous for its tiger population, the Ranthambore National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary covers 392 sq Kms of the total 1334 sq Kms area of Ranthambore. Two rivers, Chambal and Banas are the lifeline of the area and during the dry summers, pools formed on the river beds serve as the best place for animal sightings. For those who like tranquility, the 200 km safari on four different trails, presents an amazing assortment of resident and migratory birds and animals in Ranthambore National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary. Visitors have to adhere to the Forest Department&39s fixed timings for the morning and afternoon safaris of three hours each.
Mumbai CP Hotel Kohinoor Continental - Mumbai&39s (Maharashtra, India) leading 4-Star Business Hotel with 120 luxurious Rooms, excellent conference facilities, multi-cuisine restaurants, bar, health club etc. The Hotel is located on Mumbai&39s most busy Business District (Andheri - Kurla Road) and is very close to the International Airport (At about 1 Km).
Aurangabad: CP Taj Residency, Aurangabad (Maharashtra, India) is conveniently located for business tourists at 5 km from the industrial belt. It offers business travelers a comprehensive range of business, conferencing and banqueting facilities. The hotel also arranges tours to the famous Ajanta and Ellora caves.
Bijapur: CP Shashinag Residency is located at Bijapur (Karnataka, India) on the Solapur Bypass Road (NH 13).
Hospet: CP Hotel Malligi is the only 3-Star category hotel located in Hospet (Karnataka, India). Hospet is a popular option for visitors to now world famous heritage site of Hampi Vijayanagara era Rock cut temples.
Goa: Goa is the quintessential holiday destination. Swaying palms, sunny beaches, balmy air, delectable cuisines, free-flowing alcohol, water sports, culture and heritage characterize this paradise. From rave parties and flea markets to quiet luxurious retreats, Goa has something for everyone.
An erstwhile Portuguese and Dutch colony, Goa is marked with beautiful villas. The Basilica of Bom Jesus, where reverent St. Francis Xavier is buried is a holy place for Christians. Central Goa is flanked by beautiful waterfalls and greenery.
Karwar: AP Devbagh is a Jungle Lodges Island Resort located in North of Karnataka just a 2 hour drive from South of Goa off the mainland Karwar.
Mangalore: Standard CP The Gateway Hotel Old Port Road, Mangalore (Karnataka, India) (earlier known as "Taj Manjarun"). The hotel is 45 minutes from the airport and 5 minutes from the railway station. The Hotel is close to the Arabian Sea and overlooks the Netravati and Gurupur rivers
Hassan: A quiet town, Hassan once was under the rule of the great Hoysala Empire between the 11th and the 14th century and was an important centre of Jainism and literature of Jain articles. Hassan is an ideal base to explore the historical places like Belur, Halebid and Shravanbelagola. Halebid, one of the neighboring areas of Hassan houses the Hoysaleswara temple and is the most outstanding example of Hoysala art. The walls and much of the interior are covered with Hindu deities, sages, animals and birds, and scenes depicting the life and times of Hoysala rulers. The Channekeshava temple at Belur is the only one at the three Hoysala sites still in use. Sravanabelagola meaning Monk of the White Pond refers to Chandragupta Maurya after he renounced his kingdom to spread the preaching of Bhadrabahu, his mentor and thus firmly established Jainism in the south.
Mysore: Mysore instantly evokes is the smell of sandalwood and jasmine, encountered in its thriving vibrant bazaars. Mysore also preserves old houses and a stroll through the lanes of the city gives you a sense of nostalgia, of a by gone era. The Mysore Palace is the venue for the famous Mysore Dushhera festival, during which the entire palace is lit up with thousands of bulbs, and leading artistes perform on a stage set up at palace grounds. On the tenth day of the festival Vijaya Dashami, a parade with caparisoned elephants originate from palace grounds
Ooty :Ooty was developed by the British, for cultivation of the famous Indian Tea. The hills were once home to the Toda tribe. Miles and miles of tea estates, the famous Ooty Lake, and Botanical Gardens make Ooty a picturesque landscape. The fun begins on the way to Ooty itself, where the hairpin turns on the road make for an adventure ride while the surrounding beauty calms your soul. Avalanche Lake: 28 kilometers away from Ooty, it is a scenic lake with breathtaking beauty, and with trout-fishing opportunities.
Cochin (CP) The Killians Boutique Hotel is situated in the heart of Fort Cochin (Kerala, India) right opposite the famed Brunton Boatyard hotel. Fort Cochin is the heritage area of cochin visited for its heritage character and romantic charm.
Alleppey :Deluxe (AP) Houseboat - Houseboat cruise in Alleppey backwaters of Kerala is considered to be one of the most romantic experience where a traditional Kerala Rice Boat (Known as Ketuvallam and now generically known as a Houseboat) cruises past villages, paddy fields, Coconut Trees and gives a feel of backwater lifestyle real up close. Meals on the houseboat are a typical Kerala meal which the guests love it and almost always are the high point of the trip.
Kovalam: Heritage (CP) The Travancore Heritage is a sea side resort in 8 acres of lush green coconut garden and landscaped environs located at Chowara - south of Kovalam, near Trivandrum, Kerala. With a distinct "Tharavad" character with modern luxury amenities the guests enjoy a Kerala heritage experience with a long stretch of beach in front. This combination is unique with Travancore Heritage and not found in any of the other luxury hotels in the area.