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Tour Overview

Discover the heart of India and the enchanting beauty of Sri Lanka on this 17-day adventure. Begin with the mesmerizing sunrise at the Taj Mahal, delve into Delhi's vibrant chaos, and explore the historic forts of Jaipur. Encounter tigers in Ranthambore, cruise Colombo's Dutch Canals, and explore Galle's historic fort. Immerse in Sri Lanka's lush landscapes from Kandy to Udawalawe, meeting elephants and sipping tea. This tour seamlessly weaves cultural richness, wildlife encounters, and scenic wonders into an unforgettable journey.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Sunrise at the Taj Mahal: Witness the ethereal beauty of the Taj Mahal at dawn, a symbol of eternal love.
  • Jaipur's Amber Fort: Explore a hilltop palace adorned with opulent courtyards and palaces, offering a regal experience.
  • Ranthambore Wildlife Safaris: Embark on thrilling jeep safaris in search of India's majestic tigers and diverse wildlife.
  • Chandni Chowk Rickshaw Ride: Navigate the bustling streets of Delhi in a rickshaw, immersing yourself in its vibrant culture.
  • Kandy's Royal Botanical Gardens: Stroll through lush gardens, a botanical paradise offering tranquility and scenic beauty.
  • Ella's Scenic Toy Train Ride: Enjoy a picturesque journey through Sri Lanka's enchanting landscapes aboard a charming toy train.
  • Colombo's Dutch Canal Ride: Glide along serene canals, experiencing the scenic beauty of the Dutch Canals.
  • Galle's Historic Dutch Fort: Explore well-preserved colonial architecture and the charming old town of Galle.
  • Hawa Mahal's Lattice Windows: Marvel at the unique honeycomb architecture of Jaipur's Hawa Mahal.
  • Udawalawe Elephant Safari: Witness majestic elephants and diverse wildlife during an early morning safari in Udawalawe National Park.
  • Mehtab Bagh Sunset: Capture the Taj Mahal's beauty at sunset from Mehtab Bagh, a tranquil garden with stunning views.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival in Delhi, your friendly guide and driver will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. After settling in, take some time to relax and recover from your journey. Enjoy the amenities of your hotel and acquaint yourself with the surroundings.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Delhi

  2. Begin your day with a visit to Jama Masjid, a splendid piece of Mughal architecture. Dive into the heart of Delhi's bustling streets with a rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest and busiest markets in the city. In the afternoon, marvel at the Qutub Minar, a towering minaret that stands as a testament to Delhi's rich history. Explore the serene gardens and intricate architecture of Humayun's Tomb, a gem of Mughal architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Delhi

    India Delhi Jama Masjid
    Jama Masjid, an architectural masterpiece

  3. Embark on a scenic drive to Agra after breakfast. Along the way, stop by a local village near the Taj Mahal to immerse yourself in the region's culture and traditions. Later, visit Mehtab Bagh, a picturesque garden offering a breathtaking view of the Taj Mahal against the backdrop of the setting sun.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Agra

    India Agra Mehtab Bagh
    See Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bagh

  4. Get up early to witness the magical sunrise views of the Taj Mahal, an iconic symbol of love. Explore the intricacies of this white marble masterpiece and don traditional Indian attire for an authentic cultural experience. Afterwards, delve into the rich history of Agra Fort, a majestic red sandstone fort overlooking the Yamuna River.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Agra

    India Agra Taj Mahal
    Taj Mahal

  5. Embark on a journey from Agra to Ranthambore, a wildlife enthusiast's paradise. Explore a hidden fort and encounter the region's diverse wildlife, including playful monkeys, adding a touch of adventure to your day.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Ranthambore

    India Ranthambore Fort
    Explore a hidden fort in Ranthambore

  6. Awake early for an exhilarating jeep safari in Ranthambore National Park, a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers. After a leisurely breakfast, enjoy your free time before embarking on another exciting jeep safari in the jungle, offering more opportunities to spot elusive animals in their natural habitat.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Ranthambore

    India Ranthambore National Park
    Spot Tigers in Ranthambore National Park

  7. Drive to Jaipur, the vibrant capital city of Rajasthan. Dive into the city's colorful bazaars with a tuk-tuk ride, immersing yourself in the local culture. Visit the iconic Hawa Mahal, known for its unique honeycomb architecture and intricate latticework, offering a glimpse into Jaipur's royal heritage.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Jaipur

  8. Explore the magnificent Amber Fort, perched on a hilltop and adorned with ornate palaces and courtyards. Discover the opulence of City Palace, a complex of palaces, courtyards, and museums showcasing royal artifacts.

    India Jaipur City Palace
    City Palace

    After a delightful lunch, marvel at the astronomical wonders of Jantar Mantar, an ancient observatory housing remarkable astronomical instruments. In the evening, savor a special dinner within the grandeur of Amber Fort, creating unforgettable memories.

    Meal: Breakfast + Evening

    Accommodation: in Jaipur

  9. Bid farewell to India as you board a flight from Jaipur to Colombo, the vibrant capital of Sri Lanka. Upon arrival, your guide and driver will escort you to Negombo, where you can relax and unwind at your hotel, reflecting on the incredible experiences of your journey so far.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Negombo

  10. Embark on a delightful boat ride along the Dutch Canals, immersing yourself in the scenic beauty of the surroundings. Later, journey to Kandy, a city renowned for its cultural heritage.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Kandy

    Sri Lanka Dutch Canals
    Enjoy a boat ride along the Dutch Canals

  11. Explore the National Museum of Kandy, delving into the rich history and traditions of Sri Lanka. Visit the revered Sri Dalada Maligawa, home to the sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha. Take a leisurely stroll around Kandy Lake and explore the Royal Palace Complex, experiencing the city's timeless charm.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Kandy

    Sri Lanka Sri Dalada Maligawa
    Sri Dalada Maligawa

  12. Engage in a morning of tranquility as you wander through the lush Royal Botanical Gardens, a paradise for nature lovers and horticultural enthusiasts. After a sumptuous lunch, travel to Nuwara Eliya, a picturesque hill station known for its scenic tea plantations and cool climate.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Nuwara Eliya

    Sri Lanka Kandy Royal Botanical Gardens
    Royal Botanical Gardens

  13. Visit a local tea plantation in the morning, where you can learn about the art of tea-making and savor the flavors of freshly brewed tea. Embark on a scenic toy train ride to Ella, offering mesmerizing views of the landscapes. Upon arrival, drive to Udawalawe National Park, a haven for wildlife enthusiasts.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Udawalawe

    Sri Lanka Nuwara Eliya Tea Plantation
    Tea Plantation in Nuwara Eliya

  14. Embark on an exhilarating early morning jeep safari in Udawalawe National Park, home to a diverse range of wildlife, including majestic elephants. Visit the Elephant Transit Home, where you can observe and learn about the conservation efforts aimed at protecting these gentle giants. After a satisfying lunch, set out for another jeep safari, providing additional opportunities to witness the park's thriving ecosystem.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Udawalawe

    Sri Lanka Udawalawe National Park
    Jeep safari in Udawalawe National Park

  15. Embark on a scenic drive to Galle, a historic city known for its well-preserved colonial architecture. Explore the Galle Old Town, Galle Dutch Fort, Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum, and Community Tsunami Museum, gaining insights into the region's cultural and historical significance.

    Sri Lanka Galle Dutch Fort
    Galle Dutch Fort

    Continue your journey to Bentota, a coastal paradise where you can indulge in water sports or simply unwind on the sun-kissed beaches.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Bentota

  16. Enjoy a day of relaxation and leisure in Bentota. Whether you prefer adventurous water sports or simply basking in the sun, take this opportunity to unwind and rejuvenate. Explore the pristine beaches or engage in optional activities offered by your resort, creating cherished memories in this tropical paradise.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Bentota

    Sri Lanka Bentota
    Enjoy a day of relaxation and leisure in Bentota

  17. Relish your final moments in Bentota before your departure. Enjoy your free time until your designated driver arrives to escort you to the airport for your onward journey or flight back home. Depart with cherished memories of your enriching travel experience, carrying the beauty and culture of India and Sri Lanka in your heart. Safe travels!

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price Per Person

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.

Price Includes

  • 16 nights' accommodation;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day;
  • Air tickets mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.

Price Excludes

  • International air tickets (Could be assisted).
  • Visa handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver, bell boy, etc.
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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