Svatma – The Heritage Residence is a 100 year old restored heritage building, built as a family residence and was constructed as a low two storied structure, with tiled roofs, open terraces and arched doorways, columns and arches accentuating its colonial design, yet traditional and contemporary in its décor and features.
To its left is built a four storied structure which houses more suites and rooms, spa, pool, restaurants, and other features.
Wah Tea Estate was established in 1857 by the British in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh. The estate saw decades of continuous cultivation, and even survived an earthquake which struck the region in 1905. The estate was then taken over by Sir Sikander Hayat-Khan, the son of the Nawab of Wah in Pakistan, who named the estate after his birthplace. The word ‘Wah’ in Hindi language means ‘Wow’ and a visit to the estate will hopefully elicit the same reaction!
Rajbaris, or the palatial homes of Zamindars (landlords), have been an integral part of Bengal’s history, though many of them have fallen into ruin owing to ownership issues or lack of maintenance. The name “Bawali” can be traced to its first settlers, forest dwellers from the Baul. This erstwhile wetland, once part of the Sundarbans, was handed over as a reward to Shoba Ram Rai, an army officer under Maharaja Sawai Man Singh of Jaipur, who was Mughal Emperor Akbar’s commander-in-chief. The officer spearheaded a successful battalion for the Maharaja and was given 300,000 acres of land for his services—the rajbari is part of that.
The Kathiwada Royal family can be traced back nearly 700 years to 1434 AD. The erstwhile principality is a flat land valley situated in modern day Madhya Pradesh covering 181 sq. kms of dense forest surrounded by the Vindhya Hill Ranges. The Raaj Mahal offers spectacular views from every direction. Once the erstwhile Royal family’s hunting lodge commissioned by Rana Onkar Sinh in 1895, the Mahal was bequeathed to late Yuvraj Bharat Sinh and Sangita Devi Kathiwada at the time of their marriage.
Ranthambore Aangan is a small boutique property on the periphery and in the wilderness of the Ranthambore National Park. The property displays an unusual setup with a rustic charm and exclusively handcrafted to give an authentic experience of being in a farm stay type of environment.
The property has a total of 5 compact luxurious rooms with a mix of large and twin beds and is overlooking one of the core zones of the Ranthambore National Park that is zone no. 5.
Situated on a hilltop, Ramathra Fort offers spectacular views of the Kalisil Lake, surrounding hills and countryside. Small rural hamlets dot the picturesque farmland below. Water birds abound the lake which is also a rich feeding ground for the ducks, storks including cormorants that visit every winter. Birds such as local waterfowl, kingfishers, sarus cranes, stilt and herons can be seen throughout the year.
Ramathra Fort is located at Karauli district of Rajasthan and it lies between the two most famous wildlife