India is strewn with natural beauty, luxurious hotels and historical masterpieces across the length and breadth of it. Stretching from the mighty peaks of the Himalayas in the north to the tropical beaches in the south. India’s expansive borders encompass an incredible range of contrasts, landscapes, cultures, and religions.

Wise people across generations have vouched that the best way to experience a journey is to hop on a train or go for long car rides. A few kilometres may lead you to the foothills, mighty plains of the north that are rich, enigmatic, and full of stories. Here are some royal, luxurious hotels lying in the route from Kashmir to Kanyakumari that might give you an experience rooted with the local culture and surrounding areas for travellers to explore with partners, friends, and extended family.

The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar

The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar, The Luxurious Hotel

Built by Maharaja Pratap Singh in 1910, The Lalit Grand Palace was once a royal residence. Its landmark chinar tree is where Mahatma Gandhi met with Maharaja Hari Singh during India’s Partition. Besides views of the Dal, the 113-room palace offers a temperature-controlled pool, a spa, two restaurants and a bar. There are butlers on call and a 24×7 concierge service that can plan a wazwan meal at the hotel as well as other experiences in the valley. Ideally nestled at picturesque location, The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar represents is a true example of traditional Indian hospitality. It is majestically surrounded by the Himalayan Ranges and popular Dal Lake, which attracts visitors from around the world. Besides that, international airport is also just kilometers away from this hotel.

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Kumarakom Lake Resort, Kerala

A 16th-century traditional Kerala home structure, smack in the middle of the awe-inspiring backwaters. Is a part of nature’s mystique in God’s Own Country. The property is world-recognised for its uber-luxurious yet traditional accommodation well-equipped with modern amenities. And the open-roof bath creates the perfect place for guests to have an exquisite experience. Visitors can also avail some of the best Ayurvedic treatments and wellness packages specially curated for the mind, body and soul, during their stay. Kumarakom, and Kumarakom Lake Resort, are in the district of Kottayam. Kumarakom, an enchanting village set on the banks of the Vembanad Lake is wrapped in a quaint charm all its own.

Sparsa resort, Kanyakumari

Undoubtedly one of the best luxury resorts in Kanyakumari, Conveniently located at a walking distance from the shore. Each room and suite comes with views of blue ocean on the one side. And offering tourists a glimpse of the typical quaint town on the other end. Enjoy a game of table tennis or pool, or lounge around the elegantly designed swimming pool and taste some delicious continental and seafood. And to burn away those holiday calories, the hotel has well-equipped gym too for you. Sparsa Kanyakumari is undoubtedly one of the best luxury resorts in Kanyakumari. It is conveniently located at a walking distance from the shore, with rooms overlooking the blue ocean on the oneside. And offering tourists a glimpse of the typical quaint town on the other end.

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