If you’re looking for opulent luxury, ITC Grand Chola in Chennai is the perfect place. Here, you’ll be forgiven for thinking you have gone back in time to a traditional Tamilian palace, only equipped with all the modern amenities you could think of. The hotel radiates richness and everything from the rooms to the facilities and service is just perfect. Of course, there are plenty of vegetarian options available in the 10 Restaurants within the hotel.
From beaches, to temples to luxury hotels, Chennai offers enough to endear the city to travellers. An old city where the modern jostles for space with the ancient, flyovers reach out above alleyways and bazars that seem to have been there since ages, connecting two very different faces of the city seamlessly. So apart from lazing around in the hotels, here are 8 Things to Do on a Laid-back Trip to Chennai, India that don’t require any degree of ambition to accomplish.
Puducherry is a quiet little town on the southern coast of India, with a visible French Heritage, quaint little colonial buildings and unpoilt beaches. Pondy (as Puducherry, the erstwhile Pondicherry, is fondly called) has plenty to offer the travellers. So, whether or not you are big on experiences, here are a few things to do while in Pondicherry.
An 18th Century hunting lodge, Royal Heritage Haveli showcases the grandeur of the erstwhile Rajasthani royalty. A treat worth indulging in, it is an experience that’s quintessentially Rajasthani.
How often can say that you stayed in one of the best hotels in the world? Experience royalty at its best at The Leela Palace, Udaipur – a hotel truly reminiscent of the royalty of the bygone era.
A stay at Samode Haveli, Jaipur ensures that you get to experience the resplendent heritage and splendour of Jaipur. At this luxury Heritage Haveli, everything from the rooms to the décor to the food and service are excellent.
Jaipur is the land of handicrafts; with every nook and corner overflowing with trinkets and heirlooms that will hold your attention rapt. It is a shopper’s paradise with ample options for budget shoppers and splurgers alike. Here is our pro guide to what to shop for and where.
With Scoot/TigerAir’s direct flight from Singapore to Jaipur, a visit to this amazing city should be on top of everyone’s travel list. The city of Jaipur, in Rajasthan, India is a city steeped in history, culture and heritage is a major draw for foreign tourists visiting India. From sightseeing to shopping to food to shopping, the Pink City has much to offer the traveller. DidRead Now
Let me start by saying that I’m a huge animal lover. I strictly stand for the ethical treatment of animals and I usually steer clear of animal tourism. But when I chanced upon Elefantastic on TripAdvisor, it looked like a genuine place, so after a lot of enquiring, we decided to visit. Elefantastic is an elephant sanctuary in Jaipur that works for domesticated elephants ofRead Now
Kumarakom Lake Resort is built on the serene backwaters of Kerala and is nothing short of paradise. The natural beauty and tranquility of the place is simply breathtaking. From the natural beauty of the place, to the rooms and food, everything is just perfect.