Mar 13, 2012

Mustard Country Village Resort, Weekend Getaway Delhi, Jaipur

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Mustard Country Village Resort for family weekend getaway is an exclusive and private weekend getaway near Delhi, located in Alwar, Rajasthan, a mere 2 hours drive from Vasant Kunj, New Delhi will transport you to a completely different tranquil world. At this exclusive family getaway you can relax, rejuvenate, recharge & reconnect with your body, mind and soul. You are assured of the most relaxing break at our private family getaway near Delhi.

At Mustard Country family getaway take a walk in the fields or explore our orchard of amla and lemon trees. You can also experience the pleasure of hand picking organic vegetables. You might want to take some home with you.

Take a dip into private pool and let the kids have a wonderful time and might need some persuasion to step out of the pool.

Some of the special attractions are:
  • During the monsoons the mountains come alive and they can take you for a short trek into the mountains to witness the revival of little known mountain springs.
  • You can also try your hand at climbing the mountains nearby although more challenging rock climbing areas can be found in the vicinity of SARISKA GAME SANCTUARY, an hours drive from Mustard Country. An experience of a lifetime awaits you at this private getaway near Delhi.
  • At Mustard they  they can set up a rustic breakfast  for you, which includes freshly churned super soft butter, lassi local preparations, paranthas, kachori with aloo ki subzi & jalebi. Get a real taste of rural flavours.
  • And you just can’t miss unpretentious desi massage with local oils that can be organized for women and men.

This is a family getaway near Delhi which comprises of 2 air-conditioned rooms replete with vintage furniture, LCD TV with DTH.There are 2 western style bathrooms with running hot and cold water.

You have to keep in mind that this family getaway is actually a home and not a professionally run resort. The people looking after you will be unobtrusive and eager to help and make your stay comfortable.

It’s a economical package for 4people @ Rs. 4950/- for 2 days and 1 night which includes 2 times tea with cookies and one breakfast for 4 persons. And extra person above 8 years Rs. 500/- each.

For any further query
Tel. : +91 98111-33761
+011-2689-4272
Email : info.mustardcountry@yahoo.com
parry.mustardcountry@yahoo.com

Mar 12, 2012

Yoga Retreat in South Goa

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Om Shanti Yoga Retreat
Yoga in south Goa is primarily based in the village of Canacona in the southern most tip of Goa.

Founded and led by the renowned yoga practitioner Pardeshi Om Shanti Yoga Retreat located in the peaceful coconut tree shades of a secluded beach in Canacaona called Cola beach near the famous Blue lagoon beach and would be most ideal place for you to practice yoga in Goa and relax and stay in one of sea facing beach luxurious huts.

These  sea facing luxurious beach huts come with attached shower, handbasin + lavatory.
Styles of yoga taught include Ashtanga, Hatha, Dynamic, Vinyasa. Each class includes yoga asana, meditation and pranayama mantra chanting. (indian teacher’s only ).

The retreat is located near the local fishing and agricultural village of matremol  which is 2kilometres on the main road travelling west to Agonda  where there is a beautiful hindu temple which was built by the local villagers.

You can enjoy  variety of organic vegetarian food specially prepared for the health conscious. Non veg foods or alcohol is served here(but only on request) and care is taken to provide all that is healthy for your body and mind.

The Holistic treatments and courses offered
  • Shiatsu a deeply relaxing traditional Japanese healing art.
  • Reflexology a relaxing treatment involving the massaging of feet.
  • Reiki literally means ‘life force energy’. It is a holistic healing method involving the laying of hands that can easily be learnt in a 2-3 day workshop. 
  • And apart from this Om Shanti Yoga Retreat offers different forms of massage depending on the requirement. 

Mar 9, 2012

Neemrana Fort Palace, Delhi-Jaipur highway, Rajasthan


Pictures of Neemrana Fort-Palace, Alwar
Neemrana Fort Palace is among India's oldest heritage resorts. It is Rajasthan's closest palace from New Delhi, situated at 122 kms. on the Delhi-Jaipur highway - only 100 kms from Delhi's international airport. Sited on a majestic  plateau, concealed in a horseshoe formation of the billion year old Aravalli ranges.
Built since 1464 AD, Neemrana became the third capital of the descendants of Prithviraj Chauhan III, who was killed in battle by Mohammad Ghori in 1192 AD. This picturesque site was chosen by Raja Rajdeo and Neemrana derived its name from a brave local chieftain Nimola Meo, who when defeated by the Chauhans, pleaded that his name be given to his lost kingdom.
Pictures of Neemrana Fort-Palace, Alwar

The property covers 25 acres/10 hectares and the stepped palaces of this architectural jewel cut into the hillside to sprawl over 3 acres/1.2 hectares and rises to 10 levels commanding the most splendid views. Including a vista pool to the horizon. From 1986, the ruins of this Fort-Palace have been sensitively restored and reconstructed. The rooms are furnished with an eclectic mix of traditional Indian and colonial furniture, antiques and objets d'art. Most rooms have private balconies or terraces and the loos are designed to have views!

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Facilities at Neemrana Fort Palace Comprise:
  • Accommodation : 40 rooms ( 33 double beds and 38 Single Beds) spread at 10 levels.
  • Conference hall at Nazara Mahal - 50 seats and Darbar Mahal 100 seats
  • Restaurants - Breakfasts and Snacks - Raj Mahal, Hawa Mahal and Lunch & Dinner - Aam Khas, Panch Mahal, Amaltasse, Aranya Mahal, Holi Kund and Maha Burj
  • Bar
  • Swimming Pools
  • Health Club
  • TV / Video Room
  • Indoor Games
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Dune Walks
Pictures of Neemrana Fort-Palace, Alwar
Neemrana has a variety of rooms with different views and decors. Neemrana has all the facilities of a Modern 5-star resort. But more than that Neemrana is visited by many a tourists for the sheer experience it provides of living in the royal past.  

Activities
Within Fort Walls
  • Games: Playing cards, Chess, Carrom board Treasure Hunt, Musical Chair
  • Library: Book reading
  • A guided tour of the Fort
  • Free yoga and meditation exercises
  • Ayurvedic rejuvenation and other Holistic treatment after Consultancy with a Doctor
  • Swimming pool, Jacuzzi
Outside Fort Walls
  • A guided tour of the 18th century Stepwell can be arranged on request.
  • Camel cart rides can be arranged on request
  • Trek to the watchtowers on the hills
  • Zipping
Try Flying Fox – India's first ever aerial zip-line experience, exclusively at Neemrana.
This unforgettable airborne adventure, flies you high in the sky along super-strong steel cables suspended between hills tops and battlements. Soar with the peacock and gods over the trees and crags of the two billion-year old Aravalli mountains on this thrilling 2 hour experience. Highly trained guides ensure your safety and supply you with entertaining commentary on the history, culture and ecology of Neemrana. With imported safety equipment.

Climate
Autumn/Winter/Spring : October to April. Max. 31oC, Min. 11oC
Summer : May & June Max. 42oC, Min 25oC
Monsoon : July to September Max. 25oC, Min 22oC  

Health Spa
Ayurvedic massages and rejuvenation programmes are offered.
Swimming pool and health spa facilities for residents only.

Some Key Things to Remember
  • Fixed menus are offered at the per head rates:Breakfast Complimentary, Rs.800/- for lunch and Rs.900/- for dinner. (taxes extra)
  • Most Saturdays during the season have a special cultural performance followed by a Mandatory Gala dinner @ Rs.1600/- plus taxes.
  • Breakfast is served from 7.30 to 9.30 am, lunch from 12.30 to 2.30 pm and dinner from 8 to 10 pm.
  • No charge for children below 4 years and half rates for children below 10.
  • Bar facilities are available for residents only. Personal liquor is not permitted.
  • Visitors will be charged Rs. 500/- entry ticket for visiting public area for 2 hrs (100% adjustable against the room tariff and 50% adjustable against the lunch buffet-but not against snacks.
  • Charges for Non-residents : Breakfast Rs.500/-, Lunch Rs.1000/- (taxes extra).
  • For Non-residents Sundays Lunch buffet @ Rs.1200 (taxes extra).
  • Non-residents, without prior lunch bookings, are not allowed entry, even if the Fort is not fully chartered. Non-residents' rate (Mon-Sat) is Rs 1000/- (+tax) per head for lunch and for visiting the public areas for 2 hours only between 12 noon to 3 pm. Two children below 12 are allowed with parents.
Bookyour Rooms at Neemrana

Contact Address:
122nd Milestone,
Delhi-Jaipur Highway
Village
Neemrana
District Alwar,
Rajasthan 301705
Tel: +91
1494 299900, 246006-8
Mobile: +91 9414050068
Fax: +91
1494 246005
Wedding Queries:
Ph.no: +91-11-40778131
E-mail: pragati@neemranahotels.com

Mar 2, 2012

Timber Trail Resort, Parwanoo



Timber Trail Resort is elegantly located at the foothills of Shivalik Ranges in Parwanoo, nearly 6 km from Himachal Haryana border, Timber Trail Resort is a refreshing escape situated so close to capital and yet so far from the city blues.

Along the National Highway 22, as you cross the State border from Haryana into Himachal, Parwanoo welcomes you. An exquisite hamlet, Parwanoo is also a comfortable base station to visit a number of beautiful nearby destinations. Here is the perfect place for the businessman for meetings and conventions, the start of a great holiday for the tourist or even a respite from a long journey.


Sprawling in the area of 1.6 acres, Timber Trail Resort literally cater to your every need be it luxury, serenity or recreation. Surrounded by green high hills the resort greets all its visitors with salubrious air, picturesque beauty, inspiring greenery and grand comforts.

It has two resorts Timber Trail Resort and Timber Trail Heights. Timber Trail Resort is near the main road and Timber Trail Heights is on a hill top which is situated at an altitude of 5000 feet atop the Shivalik Ranges, the resort is accessible by a Cable Car which in itself is a unique experience as you get the aerial view of the beautiful mountains.  Both the places have complete facilities like 24/7 efficient services, luxurious rooms, multi cuisine restaurants. BAR ‘MEZZA 9’ at Timber Trail Resort is a must try. Your holidays here will definitely turn into an exploration. Add to this, world class amenities with well appointed rooms Timber Trail Heights- a perfect recipe for a perfect holiday. 

You can stay in either of the two places. However the room tariff and food prices of the resort are on higher side. There is nothing much one can do except enjoy the cable car ride and reach the hill top part of the resort.  You surely enjoy the  lush green pine woods lending mystic aroma to the atmosphere, Kaushalya River meandering its way between the two hills, spectacular sunset views creating shimmery magic. The clear sky with stars twinkling just adds to mood during night. Here one can enjoy the scenery all around and relax. The management of this property has another resort nearby by the name of Moksha Spa Resort which is relatively new. This Moksha property has an infinity swimming pool which is really nice.

There are lots of recreation activities that you can do here. Refreshing massages, candlelit dinners al fresco, lazing by the pool with the sun on your face or thriving sports and activities, at Timber Trail you will be spoilt for choices. The visitors seeking adventure can enjoy the thrill of mountain biking or the excitement of trekking with the help of the local guides. At the same time if someone wants to experience calmness and tranquility, manicured green patches with heavenly scenic beauty will offer them relaxation and rejuvenation.
If these are not enough they have an opulent swimming pool, amusement park, tennis court, night cricket facility, indoor/outdoor sports unit, making Timber Trail an ideal family getaway. Wait… there is more recreation to explore.

It also has conferencing facilities. If you want to plan your crucial business meeting in the lap of nature & luxury, well, Timber Trail’s luxurious conference rooms with the capacity of entertaining 20 to 200 guests in one go. It has modern infrastructure, warm hospitality blended with heavenly scenic beauty.

Timber trail epitomize the culture of fine dining with its sumptuous multi cuisine delicacies. Timber Trail’s menu offers a large range of dishes and while you savour some of the exclusive flavours, luxurious ambience of restaurants and serene surrounding of Parwanoo will increase the charm. Along with the fine culinary experience you can also explore the fascinating world of wines here at our bar "Restor Bar". Taste the finest wines of the world blended with elegant services.