This year is almost over and ironically there aren’t enough days left to enjoy long vacations. Just because your resolution for next year is to travel, it doesn’t mean you can’t travel now! So, stop haggling over where to go and save your time and pick a place to go, already! Take a look at these properties in India to end 2019 on a peaceful note.
We handpicked the most to stunning places to stay in India－right before the year ends.
The Manvar Desert Camp & Resort is hidden between the oldest cities of Rajasthan, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner. The combination of the dusty Thar desert and the bright interiors leave everyone in awe each time they visit. The camp resides 7kms from the resort, where the 30 safari-style tents are available. Here, the folk musicians will set the right mood and the bonfire will invite warmth into the experience. The Manvar Desert Camp & Resort brings both global and local aromas into their menu.
Whether you are exploring the desert on a camel or watching the herds of sheep, you will learn about the people and villages in Shergarh and their Eco-friendly innovations.
The Chamba Camp brings a whole different level to luxury camps in India. The standards for glamping has been set sky-high with Chamba Camp in Thiksey. This is the perfect spot for the pampered yet adventurous traveler. Come watch a game of Polo, the sport of the Royals of Ladakh or raft down the Indus River. Try out archery or cycling as a fun activity or simply enjoy your privacy in these luxury suite tents.
Allow yourself to bask with the delicious meals, catered just for you at the most picture-perfect picnic spots in Ladakh. The Chamba Camp provides the most memorable experience with lavishly designed tents, private decks, and a personal butler. The key attractions near Chamba Camp are the monastery and the mountains.
Serenity By The Lake or Ri Kynjai in Khasi is the ultimate location for families looking for a discreet and luxurious experience. The adventures to get involved in are hill treks, boat rides, island picnics and most importantly the Shillong Golf Course. The Shillong Golf Course aka ‘Gleneagles of the East’ is an attraction of its own, as it dates back to 1889.The meaning of nature changes after the first glance of the view from the balconies.
The cottages in Ri Kynjai have been inspired by traditional Khasi cottages with an eye for detail. The intricately designed ceilings stand out with the red pine wood walls and flooring. The fireplace increases the comfort and coziness in the cottages, especially on those cold breezy nights. As for the catering, Sao Aiom, (‘four seasons’ in Khasi) incorporates North Indian and Continental cuisine.
Hidden among the virgin pine, oak and rhododendron trees, the Itmenaan Estate is spread across 10 acres in Almora. The rooms have been restored from a traditional Kumaoni stone cottage, which is one of the specialties of the Itmenaan Estate. The view is spectacular from the Itmenaan estate. Why? Well, you get to see the second-highest mountain in India－the ice-capped Nanda Devi right from your balcony.
Plan a trip here, to engage in activities offered by the estate such as cycling, bird watching, nature walks, and a local village visit. It’s a perfect spot as a traveler to get away from the hustle of the city and breathe in the fresh mountain air with a hint of the surrounding forests.
Doesn’t this sound like the ultimate break?
Hidden away from the city, on the beach in Kovalam near the Arabian Sea, the Niraamaya Surya Samudra is the perfect vacation for a tropical getaway. The Niraamaya Surya Samudra comprises of 31 traditional Keralite cottages, which are ready to host you. You and your family will be up for one of the most beautiful memories. The combination of all the modern-day comforts and the old school vibes brings you the most soulful experiences. The catering provides you with local delicacies- if you are up for it and with continental dishes suited for your taste buds.
Come stop by to witness the friendship between the ocean and the shore or the scenic sunsets. Enjoy a coconut while you’re hearing the seagulls calling and smelling the jasmine－after all, it is the last trip of 2019. So, where are you planning to escape now?