To travel means different things to different people. For some, it can be a journey of self-discovery, for others an expansion of cultural outlook. We can all agree that travelling is the best form of rejuvenation and re-invention. Bring out the closet travel-enthusiast in you and know what sort of an experience really does it for you. Our travel experts have jotted down some fascinating getaways that are ideal for different types of travels. It really can’t get better than this!
1) For the adventure junkie
A splendid resort perched on the hills and overlooking the Ganges. Rishikesh is popular for a range of outdoor activities and you have to try your hand at kayaking, canoeing, high rope course, rock-climbing, mountain biking and hiking to truly experience the spirit of the place. All you adventure lovers – get ready to be challenged, inspired and humbled!
2) For the gourmand
Rolling hills, winding roads, pine forests and trees laden with apples and oranges abound at this property in the quaint village of Peora. The architectural style of the property is that of a farmhouse in Tuscany. The head Chef brings the farm-to-table concept to the cuisine. A lot of the vegetables served here and used for meal preparations are grown in-house in the organic farm. You can also try your hand at farming here as you get ready for a culinary experience unlike any other in the region!
3) For the wine enthusiast
This property offers a 29 room’s cozy resort, for a leisurely getaway. Take a dip in the vineyard pool, go the for a laid-back bicycle ride on the winding country roads, soak up the peaceful view and enjoy delicious food while sipping on delectable Soma wines. The entire experience at Soma is lovingly crafted for a stress-free vacation.
4) For the nature-lover
The Kurumba Village Resort is a rare aromatic arena. Situated in a valley between two mountains, Kurumba Village Resort is nothing less than a dream destination for someone who wants to spend a few days away from civilization. Pluck home-grown fruits and vegetables which the chef will then use to conduct a hands-on tribal cooking class followed by a trek to the hills where lunch will be served atop the mountain.
5) For the widlife admirer
Svasara Jungle Lodge is located at the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve barely three hundred yards from Tadoba’s Kolara gate. The lodge features 10-acres of restored forest with 12 elegantly furnished suite rooms. It is a wilderness lodge offering an immersive jungle safari experience. The property has uniquely designed areas like The Teakhouse, the open-air jungle cinema and the Nursery of Indigenous jungle plants. This place is designed with a lot of care, taking care of the necessities that a wildlife enthusiast would need.
6) For the mountain lover
This property is a perfect amalgamation of peace and seclusion. A panoramic walk into the woods leads to the campsite where the luxury tents are situated next to the river Beas. Fishing, trekking, mountain biking and indulgent picnics in the forest are just some of the activities that you can indulge in. At Tall Trees, you truly forget your mundane city-life routine and really unwind and unplug.
So, which of these makes the cut for your next escape?