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Northern India Hotels

Offering some of the most iconic hotels in the world, North India has a rich diversity of hotel accommodation with an imposing array of magnificent palaces, luxury tented camps, pretty havelis, rural retreats and Himalayan resorts and spas.

Go in search of the perfect palace retreat in the royal state of Rajasthan home of the erstwhile Rajput rulers. Probably the most famous is the utterly unique marble, Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur, which sits shimmering on Lake Pichola. Travel to Jodhpur and live the true jazz age with the impressive Art Deco Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace, which really is fit for a king, as the Maharajah of Jodhpur still resides there today.

Rajasthan really does have a palace to suit all tastes, from cool contemporary interiors of the pale 18th Century Devi Garh, Delwara, to the quirky old world charm of Bal Samand Lake Palace, a tiny county retreat on the outskirts of Jodhpur. Jaipur, the state capital will leave you spoilt for choice from the grand Taj Rambagh Palace to the smaller ornate Samode Palace and tiny Diggi Palace - home of the annual Jaipur Literary festival.

Alongside the Taj Hotels Palace portfolio, both the luxury Leela hotels and the world renowned Oberoi Group have created several resorts pioneering traditional craftsmanship with every latest modern convenience. The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambore offers one of the most luxurious safari experiences whereas The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur creates a serene retreat with endless pools and spacious spa, allowing for true relaxation on your Rajasthan journey. Experience the Leela Delhi for one of the most opulent city hotels in India.

Outside the cities, Northern India offers many fort hotels, tented camps and rural retreats. Visiting these along your way will help you gain an insight into magnificent countryside, wildlife and village life. Such gems include Chhatra Sagar, Nimaj, The Serai Tented Camp, outside Jaisalmer, Rawla Narlai in the Aravalli mountain range and Mihir Garh, just outside Jodhpur.

Head to the Himalayas and enjoy the breathtaking vistas and foothills with hotels such as The Oberoi Group's Wildflower Hotel just outside Shimla or the world renowned spa retreat, Ananda in the Himalayas.

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