This elegant historic hotel offers an oasis of calm set in seven acres of manicured gardens in the otherwise chaotic heart of Delhi. The 235 rooms and suites are a blend of Art Deco, Raj-inspired and contemporary - be sure to request one with a garden view.
The large outdoor swimming pool and luxurious spa offer welcome respite after a day of sightseeing - as do the deep leather chairs for sinking into at the heritage bar.
Leisure: Outdoor swimming pool, spa, hair salon, yoga, gym
Rooms: 235 rooms & suites
Take your best shot at spotting wildlife with an itinerary that includes not one but three different parks, all located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. This allows you to explore some surprisingly diverse scenery, see myriad bird and animal species, and hugely increase your chances of spotting one of these elusive big cats.