Incredible India: Cities to visit and where to stay

With its magnificent forts and palaces, expansive sand dunes, vibrant local life and long royal history, Rajasthan exudes a sense of grandeur. This state in northwestern India is ideal for first-timers, with a great mix of culture, impressive UNESCO sites, ornate temples and outdoor adventures. It can also easily be tied-in with a visit to the famous Taj Mahal and the capital Delhi, as the Rajashtani city of Jaipur is part of the iconic Golden Triangle tour.


There are multiple reasons to visit Delhi, India’s second largest city.

Delhi is made of 11 districts and New Delhi is one of the Delhi’s 11 districts and the capital city of India. Delhi was the capital of seven empires and today is one of the longest serving capital cities and top historical destinations in the world.

Delhi is the part of the India’s golden triangle, a tourist route which also includes the cities of Agra and Jaipur. The whole triangle is about 720 km by road, the cities are located within 4-6 hours drive from each other.

What to visit

  • The Qutab Minar – the world’s tallest brick minaret, a part of The Qutb complex, built during the times of the Delhi Sultanate.
  • The Red Fort – a former residence of the Mughal emperor.
  • Jama Masjid – one of the largest mosques in the country.
  • The India Gate – a recognisable monument in the centre of New Delhi, inspired by the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
  • The Rajpath – the ceremonial boulevard of the city, inspired by the Champs-Élysées in Paris.
  • Akshardham Temple – the world’s third largest Hindu temple built in 2005.
  • Chandni Chowk – the main street of the old Delhi, a chaotic and crowded market, one of the oldest in India.

Where to stay :

The best hotel in Delhi; an incomparable venue for business or pleasure, The Oberoi, New Delhi, enjoys views of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Humayun’s Tomb on one side and a calming view of the forested golf course on the other. This 5 star hotel is a storied landmark and a celebrated example of Oberoi’s reputation for taking care of its guests.

The contemporary interpretation of Sir Edwin Lutyens’ New Delhi in the interiors combines with a state of the art 

clean air technology offering the healthiest air in the city. Thoughtfully detailed throughout its public spaces, with superlative rooms, restaurants and guest facilities, this is a city hotel perfectly conceived for work or play.


Rajasthan’s biggest city, Jaipur is also one of the most popular places to visit. The Pink City captures the imagination of many and there are enough forts and palaces, havelis and bazaars to keep you busy here for days!


  • Visit the City Palace,  Johori Bazaarand Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur
  • Take yourself on a walking tour of the Pink Cityat your own pace
  • Head out to Amer to see the Amer (Amber) Fort 
  • The Hawa Mahalis a beautiful building


OBEROI RAJVILLAS : Experience a sincerely warm welcome when you stay in this 5 star hotel in Jaipur: The Oberoi Rajvilas. Spread over 32 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, with traditional architecture, flaming mashaal torches and reflection pools. Exquisite accommodation, including luxury tents inspired by the era of Maharajas, fine restaurants serving authentic Rajasthani and international cuisines, specially curated romantic experiences for couples and their sincere hospitality. The perfect setting for the holiday of a lifetime at the best 5 star luxury hotel in Jaipur.


Fondly known as the “City of Lakes”, Udaipur, the erstwhile capital of the Kingdom of Mewar, is resplendent with vast hilltop forts, palaces, temples and gardens that serve as reminders of its majestic history.


  • Get up early and visitUdaipur’s City Palace.
  • Take aboat trip on Lake Pichola
  • Visit the Monsoon Palace 


The Oberoi Udaivilas : Falling in love with the charm of the “City of Lakes” is easy when you are staying at the best hotel in Udaipur. Located on the banks of Lake Pichola, this 5 star hotel is spread over 30 acres of luxuriant gardens, with an intricate layout of interconnecting domes and corridors that reflect the layout of Udaipur itself; whose seven lakes are linked by canals. 

Superior accommodations, fine restaurants serving signature cuisine and a quiet emphasis on your wellbeing with daily yoga and personally curated spa therapies. All brought alive by the sincere attention to your every need that is distinctively Oberoi.


Agra is known for one thing – the iconic and ultimately impressive Taj Mahal. Set on the south bank of the Yamuna River in Agra, the Taj draws millions of tourists a year to the city. Built by an emperor as an extravagant memorial to his wife, the mausoleum’s porcelain white marble is an emblem of romance, love and adventure.

Agra itself sits in the shadow of its imposing monument, but is a small and welcoming city. The ancient Mughal-era Agra Fort is an attractive spot to visit – peer over the walls here and catch your first hypnotizing glimpse of the Taj.


Located just 600 metres from the Taj Mahal, the world’s most exquisite testimony to undying love, it is easy to rekindle romance at The Oberoi Amarvilas. The best hotel in Agra is inspired by Mughal palace designs; with fountains, terraced lawns, reflection pools and pavilions. The Oberoi Amarvilas is a five star hotel that offers unrestricted views of Taj Mahal from all rooms and suites, complemented by a warm, and personalised hospitality.

Tastefully appointed accommodation, exquisite restaurants serving authentic Mughal and international cuisines, private dining beside the silhouette of the Taj Mahal and couples spa therapies with Taj Mahal views. At The Oberoi Amarvilas, your experience of Agra will be unforgettable.

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