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January, February, March, October, November & December

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Low

INDIAN ART, FOOD, AND WINE TOUR

Your journey begins in the cosmopolitan city of Mumbai – commercial, financial and trade capital of the country. Then you will fly to Aurangabad and visit the superb caves at Ajanta and Ellora. We visit India’s wine growing region, Nasik. Stay at Sula Beyond – India’s first vineyard resort. At the end we stay at central India’s incredible fort Ahilya.  “What’s that sound?” you think to yourself as you hear the chanting upon entering Ahilya Fort. As you step out onto the balcony of your room, it grows clearer. It’s one of the gardeners intoning, “Ram Sita Ram…Ram Sita Ram…”, a chant that continues to be in the background during your stay at this beautiful heritage resort.

  • UNESCO World heritage sites – Elephanta Caves, Ajanta & Ellora
  • Visit India’s wine growing region – Nasik
  • Stay at Fort Ahilya
  • Visit the center of handloom weaving for world famous Maheshwar textiles

Hotels in this Itinerary

  • Ahilya Fort, Maheshwar

    You sink into well-cushioned sofas on shady verandahs; sit up in battlements to watch river life unfolding below you; take boat trips at sunset, cocktail in hand; and dine outside under neem trees or on one of the many terraces. Perched above the sacred Narmada River, 250-year-old Ahilya Fort is a fascinating, romantic haven set in a little explored part of India. There's a royal touch, too: this is the home of Prince Shivaji Rao Holkar, son of the last Maharajah of Indore. He acts as host and chef for up to 22 guests who stay in wonderfully appointed rooms or magnificent tents. The surrounding area offers the deserted city of Mandu and the island temple of Omkareshwar, while in Maheshwar, are some of the country's most beautiful ghats, as well as the famous weaving workshops which produce fabulous textiles - sponsored by the Holkar family.

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  • Beyond by Sula, Nasik

    Tucked behind rolling hills of Gangapur and surrounded by the serenity of its calm waters, Beyond by Sula has a new avatar. The luxury vineyard property now consists of a superb, minimalistic 3-bedroom Sky Villa with unparalleled lake views and a feeling of peace and privacy as well as 7 Lakeview rooms that are a little haven of peace and quiet. All rooms overlook the serene Gangapur lake and come fully stocked with the finest wines from Sula.

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  • Le Sutra, Mumbai

    Le Sutra is a quirky art hotel tucked away in a leafy lane of vibrant Mumbai. Conceived as an 'art hotel', this little suburban sanctuary is a great entry point for first-time travelers to India who want a rapid initiation into its art, philosophy and culture. Featuring Indian Artworks, this stylish hotel offers a spa, free parking and free Wi-Fi access. The themes of the rooms are inspired by Indian mythology and subtly composed through art. Rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV and a minibar. Each room has a private bathroom with shower facilities. The hotel has a 24-hour front desk which provides luggage storage.

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  • Vivanta By Taj, Aurangabad

    This palace-styled hotel, set amidst five acres of landscaped gardens, offers spacious comfort and rich, hospitable service. Vivanta Aurangabad is a gateway to World Heritage Sites such as the Ajanta and Ellora caves and is conveniently located just 9 kilometres away from the airport and railway station. A choice of accommodation, business facilities, banqueting facilities, dining options and unique Vivanta makes it one of the best 5-star hotels in Aurangabad. Find stylish, authentic experiences around every corner. Welcome to picture perfect elegance and royal grandeur.

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