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From ancient ruins to stunning mausoleums and dramatic landscapes, India has an abundance of experiences you’ll never forget. Off the southern coast of India lies the tropical Island of Sri Lanka; home to some of the world’s most spectacular beaches and wildlife. Find your wanderlust in the vibrant culture, captivating cities and picture-perfect scenery of India and Sri Lanka.
Immerse yourself in a unique and authentic local experience on a Guided Comfort tour. Make memories of a lifetime with an insider’s look into traditions, cultures and cuisines in a small group. Ensure your holiday is hassle-free while uncovering famous sites.
If you prefer independent travel, explore the best of India and Sri Lanka in your own style with a Tailor-made Journey. Take in the sights at your own pace, choose your favourite form of travel such as a luxury train trip, and enjoy more undiscovered charms with itineraries made to suit your personal interests.
India has an encapsulating combination of culture, tradition and majestic landscapes. From the desert terrain and tropics stretched along the Southern Coast, to the snow-covered peaks of the Himalayan Mountains, this subcontinent of incredible contrasts will leave you speechless with its beauty.
Known for impressive temples, ancient monasteries, lost kingdoms and bustling markets, India provides a stunning tapestry of marvels. The Taj Mahal is one of the most recognised buildings in the world. Taking over two decades to complete, the mausoleum famous for its perfect symmetry and exquisite design is an undeniably striking site to experience.
India’s most holy city, Varanasi, has a distinct fusion of culture and religion. Few places in India are as colourful as this sacred city, renowned for its spiritual connection and vibrant festivals. Located on the western bank of the Ganges river, Varanasi has a special history as one of the oldest, continuously inhabited cities in the world.
India is usually thought of as a lively country with a bustling culture, where you will experience all five senses with intensity. Over and above this common belief lies the ability to have one of the most lavish and luxurious holidays, full of unique and captivating experiences, all for only a fraction of the cost comparative to more common destinations.
A paradise in the Indian ocean, Sri Lanka, is full of ancient temples, charming culture, enticing cuisine, astounding wilderness and idyllic beaches. Like India, Sri Lanka has immensely diverse landscapes; from timeless ruins and tranquil rain forests to palm-fringed coastlines and breath taking coral reefs.
Positioned on the edge of the Bogambara Lake in Kandy, is the famous Temple of the Tooth. The interiors of this historical structure are delicately carved and decorated to create fascinating and intricate designs. The temple houses one of Sri Lanka’s most valued artefacts, the tooth of Buddha, which is hidden away in a golden chest.
Towering out of the hill country in Kandy, lies the renowned Sri Pada (Adam’s Peak), a remarkable natural landmark over 2000 metres tall. Climbing this sacred mountain is regarded as a spiritual walk to become closer to the gods. The summit boasts extraordinary views of the surrounding landscapes.
Nature’s beauty is seen at its purest through the unrivalled biodiversity of verdant and abundant vegetation of the forests. Elephants roam freely, alongside many other unique and extraordinary species. Remarkable waterfalls and native wonders are unparalleled; making Sri Lanka an unforgettable destination of spectacular vistas.