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Celebrate your Independence Day Weekend with Leisure Hotels

From: Rooplin
Date: 12 Aug 2010
Time: 02:06:21 -0500


The Independence Day weekend has always been a tailor-made summer getaway for Indian families with numerous holidaying destinations designing special events to celebrate the tri-colour identity of India. With varied options for fun, these resorts not only offer you delectable food and smart parades, but also an opportunity to get close to nature and get to know our traditions more intimately. To mark the celebration of 63 years of independence, Leisure Hotels, a leading hotel chain of Uttarakhand brings to you specially designed Independence Day weekend packages for families with flag hoisting, theme dinners and children’s special activities at some of the most-sought after destinations in the picturesque state of Uttarakhand. The Fort Unchagaon The Fort Unchagaon stands majestically in village Unchagaon. Just about an hour's drive from the bustling town of Bulandshahar in UP, it is a mere 110 kms from New Delhi. Unchagaon is very close to river Ganges. The particular stretch is very famous for Dolphins. The present Raja Surendra Pal Singh inherited this early 19th century fort at the age of ten. The young heir took personal interest in the maintenance and preservation of this ancestral residence. This palace was renovated under his guidance and thus is evident the influence of early 20th century blend of Indian and colonial architecture. Being the private domicile of a prince, the décor is authentically aristocratic. As the years rolled by, all modern amenities were added to the old palace making it much loved weekend getaway for many close friends and relatives of the family. Under the management of Leisure Hotels, the fort-turned-resort offers double rooms and suites along with numerous activities & recreational games. The imposing white façade of the fort is surrounded by well-manicured, lush verdant lawns. The décor with its understated elegance is a reflection of the time, when style remained a way of life. Passing through the corridors, one is struck by muted opulence of its interior decors, another aristocratic feature of the palace. A set of royalty, this architectural heritage is a fine example of an early 20th century blend of Indian and colonial influences and offers you a chance to live the old 'Zamindari' way of life. One may bask in the solitude in the warm sunshine, sit beneath the orchard trees in the farm, walk along the river, enjoy horse riding on Peshawari breed horses and bullock cart rides, walk through village haat and play billiards, squash, croquet, badminton to name just a few. Activities: » Bullock Cart Ride » Horse Riding – Peshawari breed horses. » Artisan Display » Orchard & Farm Visit » Folk & Cultural Performances » Boat Ride (Proposed) » Walk through village Haat Other Activities / Gaming Options - » Jogging Tracks » Billiards » Squash » Jogging Tracks » Croquet » Pony-Cart rides for children »Badminton The cost of package for a couple for two nights and three days is from Rs 4,000/- to Rs. 4,800/- (inclusive of Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner). The Special Offer also includes: • Welcome Drink on Arrival • Fruit Basket in the room • Evening Tea in the lawn • Guided Village walk • Bullock Cart Ride • Pottery making activity in the village • Folk Song in the evening The Naini Retreat, Nainital Nestled in the Naini hills lies The Naini Retreat, one of the finest hotels in Nainital that is owned by Leisure Hotels. Once the residence of Maharaja of Pilibhit, the resort’s majestic building exudes an 'Old World Charm’ that houses the most modern luxuries one could ask for. Furnished with all the modern day amenities, the hotel blends the world of hospitality with exceptional services for each of its guests. Just 1 km from the mall, The Naini Retreat is situated on the picturesque Ayarpatta Slopes overlooking the Naini Lake. It provides a breathtaking view at an altitude of 1,995 metres. Sophisticated bedrooms, an intimate dining room overlooking the valley, a well-equipped fitness centre, a huge conference hall and the view of the Himalayas go towards the makings of a complete experience. There are 37 luxurious rooms with wooded floor and television, intercom facilities forms a restful backdrop to verdant environs. The rooms have attached baths with running hot & cold water. Activities One can also experience trekking in the mountains, a golfing date at the regal 100-year old Raj Bhawan Golf Course, a special cultural evening featuring performances by traditional Kumaoni artists, relaxation at the in-house spa, boating or sailing in vivid coloured yachts, horse riding, walking along shaded roads, cable car riding, handicrafts shopping etc. The cost of package for a couple for two nights and three days is from Rs. 7,999/- to Rs. 14,999/- (inclusive of Breakfast and Dinner). The Special Offer also includes: • Welcome Drink on Arrival. • fruit basket & cookies on arrival • Guided Nature / Heritage Walk. • Live entertainment every evening. • Souvenir on departure. The Corbett Hideaway, Corbett National Park Corbett National Park is the first ever abode in India to offer sanctuary to endangered animals. The green landscape of the Corbett National Park is woven in the ethereal bliss of lush green panorama. A paradise for animal lovers, the Corbett National Park is a sheer delight for photographers and visitors who wish to escape the rage of city life and stay close to the tranquility of nature. Enveloped with the rich reservoir of flora and fauna, Corbett hotels are situated in the arms of Mother Nature. Spread over an area of 13 acres, The Corbett Hideaway, one of the finest wildlife resorts in Corbett is concealed in the thick of a mango grove, where in season; the mangoes hang ripe and luscious right against your door. Exotic mixed shrubbery, alive with flowers, is crossed by pebbled paths lead to charming cottages with sit outs. The wonderful stillness is broken only by the sound of the Kosi River and myriad birds. Independently air-conditioned cottages form a restful backdrop to verdant environs. Sloping tiled roofs, cool stone floors with throw rugs, block wood furniture allow maximum comfort while continuing the illusion of being in the wilds. The cottages, blessed with every luxury you could need here, are a great hideout for nature enthusiasts, researchers, writers, artists and folks in need of getting away. The cottages have a clear area separation for sleeping and living as in a suite. Rooms have attached toilet & bath with running hot & cold water. Location: The Corbett Hideaway is located 300 km from Delhi in Garjia village, in the Kumaon district of Uttarakhand. Ramnagar, the closest town is about 10 kms away. The cost of package for couple for 2 nights & 3 days is from Rs. 8,999/- to Rs. 14,999/- (inclusive of Breakfast). The Package also includes: • Welcome Drink on Arrival • Fruit Basket & Bakery products on arrival • Tea /Coffee makers in the room • Cultural Performance every alternate evening • Slide Show/ Wildlife Movie every alternate evening • Evenings with a Guitarist Get In Touch:- Leisure Hotels Ltd., F - 3/6, Ground Floor, Okhla Inds. Area, Phase I, New Delhi - 110 020 Tel : 91-11- 4652 0000 Fax: 91-11- 4652 0050 website: www.leisurehotels.co.in