Introduction to Royal Stays
A highlight of any visit to India, and a unique way of experiencing the country’s fascinating heritage, is a stay in one of India’s magnificent palace hotels. These hotels were actually once home to India’s royalty, and in some cases still are, but have been converted into accommodations in recent years as a way of sustaining their existence. The necessity for this, and the rise and fall of India’s palaces, can be traced back through India’s ever evolving history. The richest and most grandiose of these were the Rajput kingdoms, located in what is now known as the desert state of Rajasthan. This is where India’s most opulent palace hotels can be found. To stay in one of the Grand Palaces and live the Royal life is a once in a lifetime experience.