A Luxury Collection Destination, Rajasthan, India
Tucked at the base of Rajasthan’s Nahargarh Hills, the Pink City was designed in 1727 according to Shilpa Shastra, the ancient philosophy of architecture. Now an international center of arts and business, Jaipur is still a captivating city, paying homage to its regal past while looking to the future.
Northern India’s festival of lights makes Jaipur even more magical than usual, with its streets and monuments lit up in celebration, and its bazaars offering special festive treats.
A major Rajasthani festival, this 18-day Hindu celebration includes a two-day parade, ornate traditional costumes, special culinary treats, and colorful religious traditions.
Jaipur celebrates Holi, the Festival of Colors, somewhat differently than the rest of the country: with a whole day dedicated to showcasing its beloved elephant, a symbol of the city.
This festival comes to life for two nights each September with performances from popular local artists, dancers, musicians, and more.
India is home to one of the world’s largest film industries, so it’s only appropriate that it also have a major film festival, which attracts stars of both Bollywood and the international industry.
One of the world’s largest and most renowned literary festivals, this celebration of words has hosted thousands of enthusiasts and luminaries, including the likes of the Dalai Lama and Salman Rushdie.
The state of Rajasthan celebrates its birthday with parades, live cultural performances, street fairs, food markets, and more.
One of Jaipur’s most iconic festivals, Teej celebrates the beginning of the monsoon season and honors the goddess Parvati with colorful parades, as well as dance and musical performances.
Sample the distinctive grilled specialties of India’s northwest frontier – from both meat and vegetarian kebabs to the signature Dal Bukhara – at the hotel’s elegant and atmospheric eatery.
Sip signature cocktails and finely aged wines while overlooking the magnificent Jai Singh Bagh courtyard from this elegant bar, christened the “Palace of Mirrors.”
Experience the storied Rajasthani pastime of afternoon tea in this refined lounge that blends modern styles with ancient traditions.
Explore the many shrines and pavilions of Galta Temple – and meet the resident macaques.
Explore the rugged, magical landscape of Rajasthan, filled with Rajput palaces and ancient forts, with excursions like hot-air balloon rides and horseback-riding trips.
For the ultimate in contemporary Rajasthani decadence, claim a traditional-style poolside pavilion, order a sumptuous parade of treats from the pool restaurant, and cool off in the water.
The elegant Sheesh Mahal Bar serves up signature cocktails to the city’s elite.
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