With the winter vacations just around the corner, it’s no surprise that many people are dreaming of their next holiday, whether it’s up north to enjoy the colder weather, or down south for summery skies and tropical beaches. Ramada by Wyndham is one of the world’s most recognised hotel brands with over 850 locations in more than 60 countries, and is famed to welcome guests all around the world, whether they are venturing to the edge of the earth, or simply to the edge of town. With 26 hotels all across India, Ramada by Wyndham has curated a list of perfect destinations to enjoy your winter vacations and make the most of each trip.
The City of Lakes, Udaipur: If you enjoy exploring historic sites, palaces, forts, lakes and gardens, this magnificent city has it all for you. Winter is the best time to visit Udaipur, whether for a sunset boat cruise along Lake Pichola or some shopping at the colourful Hathi Pol Bazaar. Experience all of this with a stay at Ramada Udaipur Resort and Spa. Conveniently Located close to Lake Fateh Sagar and the Moon Palace, the hotel features unique Mewar region architecture, traditional Tekri Work construction, contemporary amenities, which complete with spectacular city views.
December room rates at Ramada Udaipur Resort and Spa start from around INR 9,700 per room based on two people sharing and subject to availability*
Wonder of the World, Agra: This time of the year offers the perfect weather to explore Agra and one of the wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal. This fascinating city also features many historical sights to discover, from the Agra Fort, Mehtab Bagh to Sikandra and Fatehpur Sikri, making it one of the most Instagrammable attractions in the world. Conveniently located near the Taj Mahal, Ramada Plaza Agra is the perfect spot to base yourself in Agra, and its proximity to Yamuna Express Highway makes it a great choice for weekend getaways, extended leisure travel, and every visit in between to the region.
December room rates at Ramada Plaza Agra start from around INR 7,100 per room based on two people sharing and subject to availability*
Christmas in Darjeeling: There is no place like Darjeeling to enjoy Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. Darjeeling can get very cold this time of the year, but its festive atmosphere offers something special. The shops are beautifully decorated with lights and there are plenty of cultural activities with a little British twist to keep you busy. For those who love adventures, a trek to Singalila Ridge is a great opportunity to spot snow leopards and red pandas. With spectacular views of Kangchenjunga, the world’s third largest mountain, Ramada Darjeeling Gandhi Road offers guests a comfortable stay to explore the area, including the Darjeeling Railway Station — a UNESCO World Heritage Site — and the nearby shopping area.
December room rates at Ramada Darjeeling Gandhi Road start from around INR 3,600 per room based on two people sharing and subject to availability*
Mesmerising Varanasi: Also known as the land of temples, Varanasi is characterised by its peaceful and spiritual atmosphere. The area is renowned for contemporary cafes, shopping and temples as old as 500-1000 years. Attend the sacred Ganga Arti on a boat in the river, and feel the air filled with incense. If you are looking for a well-being escape, Varanasi has number of spiritual and Yoga centres. For food lovers, the city offers street food as early as 6:30 in the morning. Ideally located, just minutes from the train station and close to the airport, shopping mall, and other popular attractions in the city, Ramada Plaza JHV Varanasi, is the perfect spot to explore Varanasi with the comfort of the Ramada by Wyndham hospitality.
December room rates at Ramada Plaza JHV Varanasi start from around INR 5,900 per room based on two people sharing and subject to availability*
Unwind in Cochin: Enjoy little Holland and Britain this winter in Cochin, situated in the heart of God’s own country, Kerala. The city has a rich history and offers many archaeological sites, including the museum of Kerala, the Dutch Palace, Bolgatty Palace, in addition to a tropical climate with lush greenery all around. Nestled in a picture-perfect locale, Ramada Resort Cochin is a haven of leisure away from hustle and bustle of the city. With lake-facing cottages and deluxe rooms, a large swimming pool, spa, health club and Ayurveda centre, the resort is the ideal retreat for a memorable stay in Cochin.
December room rates at Ramada Resort Cochin start from around INR 5,900 per room based on two people sharing and subject to availability*
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