Explore the perfume capital of India
Discover the Ancient City of Kannauj.
Hi, We are an 8th generation fragrance house, introducing perfumery Tourism for the first time in India and the Asian subcontinent. We offer exclusive private tours of the perfume capital of India, showcasing its rich historic background and opening doors to a new chapter in domestic tourism.
All About Kannauj
Experience The Ancient City
Situated on the banks of the river Ganges, Kannauj has had a rich historical past. Deemed as the “Grasse of the East” It also served as the capital of ruling kingdoms of India from as early as the 4th century.
It’s hard to believe that it once housed a flourishing Buddhist population with over 100 monasteries spread across its plains.
This influence can also be seen in the stone carved statues and ornate buildings adorning the city dating back a 1000 years.
Perfumery in kannauj has been recorded in history as early as the 6th century, when kannauj was ruled by its finest, king Harshvardhan. The industry Further flourished during the reign of the Mughal emperor Jahangir with rose being the favourite of his Queen Nur Jahan.
Once a fortress, the city we see today is built on the ruins of old kannauj.
As you walk down the scented lanes you’ll be able to catch a glimpse of walls & turrets of the ancient fort peaking through the modernity reminding us of a glorious past. As a fragrance family with our roots steeped well into this historic city we make it our mission to provide memorable tours and experiences for our guests.
Take a look at what We offer and get in touch if you would like to join us for a first of its kind tourism experience in India. We Are proud of our heritage and can’t wait to show you the ancient city as we see it.
Perfume Distillery Tour
Explore an ancient Perfume distillery that uses distillation Methods practiced for centuries. A unique experience as you walk through understanding the distillation process of the most exotic perfumery ingredients in the world. Walk away with a little Fragrant souvenir.
Create your Own Fragrance
If your idea of a perfect vacation includes being exposed to new experiences then look no further, A day at our Perfume Bar will take care of just that. Step inside our world of olfactory splendor with over 500 fragrant ingredients at your disposal. Choose your favorite notes to play around with. Sniff, Blend & create your own fragrance while enjoying a delicious signature cocktail. - Just come and have fun!
Aromatic Farm Experience
Take the early morning tour of the aromatic farm and participate in the flower plucking process of the season. Identify fragrant ingredients of perfumery while enjoying a simple breakfast overlooking a rose plantation.
Fragrance & Flavor
Enjoy a personalized curated menu of local and regional cuisine paired with fragrance. The sensory dining experience forms an integral part of the tour as guests are exposed to an olfactory treat.
Without smell one cant taste!
The Perfumotel curates an elaborate menu with homegrown ingredients straight from the farm and fresh catch from the river paired with signature scent infused cocktails and wine.
Take a walk around the city or lounge in the suite pairing perfume & wine, we guarantee an experience you won't forget.
We are pet friendly on request.