WEEKEND GETAWAYS

WEEKEND GETAWAYS

AJMER

Faith and history define Ajmer. The town’s closest association is with the Dargah Sharif, the final resting palace of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, whose disciples included Mughal emperors. Devotees now visit from all over the world.

THE PATAUDI PALACE

Charming and quiet palace retreat within easy reach. This indeed is the USP of The Pataudi Palace, a part of the Neemarana Group of ‘Non-Hotels’. So close to Delhi that you don’t have to draw up elaborate travel plans.

NEEMRANA FORT-PALACE

Neemrana Fort-Palace. It is seriously old, and it is delightfully beautiful. It began its in 1464, built by the descendants of the famous Rajput warrior-king Prithviraj Chauhan and was lived in till 1947, Devoid of life, the edifice deteriorated.

JAIPUR

Sixteen years after Jaipur was founded in 1727, a Jesuit Father Jose Tieffenthalar visites, ans was charmed by it, ‘’The city, while it is new, is assuredly the most beautiful among the ancient cities of India….[it] has the splendour of the modern, with equal wide and long streets.

AJMER

Faith and history define Ajmer. The town’s closest association is with the Dargah Sharif, the final resting palace of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, whose disciples included Mughal emperors. Devotees now visit from all over the world. At the tomb chamber, the air is thick with the scent of roses, incense and the fervour of prayer.

KALAKHO

An English garrison town during the Raj, Dharamsala’s only civilian areas used to be McLeodganj (named after Punjab’s Lt Governor David McLeod) and Forsytheganj. Viceroy Lord Elgin, who resided in what is now the Dalai Lama’s palace