India and Sri Lanka Tour

from $1565
Duration
Duration:
13 Days
Type
Type:
Small Group Tour
Run
Run:
Selected Dates
Overview

India and Sri Lanka tour offers you the opportunity to discvover two vibrant countries India and Sri Lanka. Visit the highlights of India, travel from Delhi, the National Capital to Agra, home of the Taj Mahal, and explore Bharatpur where you may have the chance to spot migratory water birds. Continue on to Jaipur, the imperial pink city. Proceed to Sri Lanka, the island of magical proportions, once known as Serendib, Taprobane, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, and Ceylon. Discover refreshingly Sri Lanka and visit Colombo, Kandy, Wadduwa and more. 

 

Included
  • On arrival meeting and Assistance by our office Representative
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Delhi at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Agra at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 1 Night accommodation in Bharatpur at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Jaipur at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 1 Night accommodation in Colombo at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 1 Night accommodation in Kandy at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Wadduwa at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • Accommodation at listed hotels in Twin / Double sharing basis
  • Driver allowances, Petrol/Gas cost, Toll Tax, Parking, and Vehicle Insurance
  • English-speaking tour manager (in India only), chauffer guide in Sri Lanka
  • Exclusive assistance by our professionally trained staff
  • Explore marvellous Taj Mahal (closed on Friday)
  • Enjoy an Aarti Ceremony in Birla Mandir, Jaipur
  • Monument entrance fee and permits
  • Group transfers by AC vehicle
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Garlanding upon arrival in India
  • 1 dinner in Bharatpur
  • 1 dinner in Agra
  • Taxes
Excluded
  • Meals other than those specified
  • International / Domestic airfare
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spendings
  • Camera fee
  • Tipping
Itinerary
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Day 1: New Delhi Arrival

On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel for a non-alcoholic welcome drink.

Overnight in Delhi.

Day 2: New Delhi Tour

Breakfast att hotel. Day at leisure or pre-book a Delhi city tour.

Overnight in Delhi.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Welcome Agra

Breakfast at hotel.

In morning, drive to the medieval city of Agra, home of the world-famous Taj Mahal. Enjoy your afternoon at leisure or book an optional tour to the Tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daulah.

Spend early evening at leisure or book an optional show about the Taj Mahal.

Overnight in Agra.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Optional:

Tomb Of Itimad Ud Daulah - Agra:

Visit Itmad-Ud-Daulah, known as the "Baby Taj", the first Mughal structure totally built from marble. It is looked upon as the precursor of the Taj Mahal as far as elaborate carvings and inlay work are concerned.

Optional: Mohabbat E Taj, live show:

A series of plays that portray te immortal love of Shajahan for Mumtaj Mahal- his beautiful wife; the lifestyle of Mughal era; the hardships of the artisans for 22 years.

Day 4: Proceeding Agra

Early morning, visit the Taj Mahal (closed on Fridays).

Breakfast at hotel.

Overnight in Agra

Meals: Breakfast

Optional:

Agra Fort:

Known as the Red Fort of Agra, its palaces, grand mosques and elaborate public hall are crafted from pink-red sandstone and are testament to an era when Indo-Muslim art, marked by influences from Persia.

Day 5: Bharatpur Tour

Breakfast at hotel.

In morning, depart for Bharatpur. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri an abandoned capital from the Mughal Empire.

In the afternoon, upon arrival in Bharatpur; check in to the hotel. Enjoy your afternoon at leisure or book an optional visit to the Bird Sanctuary.

Overnight in Bharatpur.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Optional:

Bharatpur bird sanctuary tour by bicycle/paddle rickshaws:

Enjoy a visit to Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary by bicycle/ paddle rickshaws. The reserve offers protection to faunal species, migratory water birds and waterside birds.

Day 6: Jaipur Arrival

Breakfast at hotel. Then depart for the “Pink City” of Jaipur. In the afternoon, arrive in Jaipur.

Overnight in Jaipur.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Proceeding Jaipur

Breakfast at hotel. Spend day at leisure or pre-book a tour of Amber Fort.

Overnight in Jaipur.

Meals: Breakfast

Optional:

Half Day Amber Fort Tour (Morning):

Visit Amber Fort, one of the finest examples of Rajput architecture which offers extensive views over a deep narrow valley and the wider plains beyond.

Experience With The Elephants (Late Morning):

Visit an elephant village and learn the ways to control an elephant.

Traditional Indian Cooking Lesson (Evening):

Enjoy a lesson on Indian style cooking, interact with a local family and learn about the mysteries and secrets of Indian Cooking.

Day 8: Rest of Jaipur

Breakfast at hotel.

In morning, enjoy a tour of Jaipur including a visit to the City Palace. Afterwards, continue to the impressive Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory built in the early 1700s by Maharaja Jai Sing II, the astronomer to which this city owes its name.

Afternoon at leisure.

In thr evening, enjoy an Aarti Ceremony in Birla Mandir, which is a very auspicious Hindu ritual in which we offer our prayers (traditional hindi song) to God.

Overnight in Jaipur

Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Colombo Tour

This morning check out from hotel and drive to Delhi airport to connect flight for Colombo. Meet and assist on arrival at Airport by our Tours Representative and transfer to the hotel.

Rest of time at leisure.

Overnight stay.

Day 10: Kandy Tour

After breakfast transfer to Kandy.

Optional:

En route visit of Pinnawala:

It is rightly a sincere sight to observe how these gentle giants - orphaned and sometimes three-legged - are taken care of since 1975 at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Over 20 calves have been born here; some of its inmates have even seen their grand children during the past few decades! Watch them being fed at 9:15 am, 1:15 pm and 5:00 pm and take a river bath twice a day at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm for an experience that you will never be felt anywhere else on earth!

Afternoon, do a city tour of Kandy.

Overnight Stay.

Day 11: Wadduwa Arrival

Breakfast at Ozo Kandy.

Transfer from Kandy to Waskaduwa hotel. Enjoy the beach and facilities at the hotel.

Overnight Stay at CItrus Waskaduwa.

Day 12: Proceeding Wadduwa

Breakfast at Citrus Waskaduwa.

Optional tours:

Excursion to Bentota (Water sports) and Kosgoda turtle hatchery.

Both locals and international volunteers battling it out for ''Sea Turtles' Sake'' is a common sight at Kosgoda. Enjoy this vibrant tourist destination sitting calm along the Southern coast of Sri Lanka.

Excursion to Galle visit

Galle is famous with its Galle Fort, UNESCO world heritage site. Galle Lighthouse stands on the fort’s southeast tip.

Overnight Stay.

Day 13: Final Departure

After breakfast drive back to Colombo. Upon arrival, proceed for Colombo city and shopping tour.

Continue transfer to the International airport to connect flight for your onward destination.

Prices
Hotels:
  • The Grand New Delhi / New Delhi
  • Jaypee Palace Hotel and Convention Centre / Agra
  • Laxmi Villas Palace / Bharatpur
  • Hilton Jaipur Hotel / Jaipur
  • Ozo Colombo / Colombo
  • Ozo Kandy Sri Lanka / Kandy
  • Citrus Waskaduwa / Wadduwa

Prices
May-Sept
$ 1565 Price Per Person
Oct-April
$ 1670 Price Per Person
  • Note: These prices are valid only for minimum 2 Persons

 

Dates: 

  • 21st February 2019
  • 14th & 21st March 209
  • 4th & 25th April 2019
  • 2nd & 23rd May 2019
  • 5th & 26th September 2019
  • 10th & 24th October 2019
  • 14th & 28th November 2019
Prices

Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound. The prices quoted per person per tour and prices are always updated to ensure you receive the best possible price. Prices are valid all the year, except during Christmas 2019 and New Year 2020.

Child Policy

- 0 - 4.99 Free of Charge

- 5 - 10 pay 25% of tour price

- 11 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price

- 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person

Note: If the tour package includes flights, trains, jungle safari, private monument, an extra supplement will be applicable to the child.

Payment Policy

An invoice shall be generated, once received confirmation on a tour. The deposit 50% of the total cost, will be required at the time of confirmation. You can pay by bank transfer or credit card. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. The balance 50% is payable 30 days before the commencement of the tour plus any applicable insurance premiums.

Note: Kindly note that in special cases wherein a hotel requires 100% payment in advance (during festive period i.e. Pushkar Fair, Christmas, New Year, etc.), will be payable along with 50% tour deposit. As per hotel policy, this amount will not be refundable.

Tour Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your booking at any time prior to commencement of the tour by notifying us in writing. The cancellation charges shall be as follows:

  • If you cancel before 45 days of tour commencement date, there will be no cancellation fees, except components which require per booking (train, flight and safaris).
  • If you cancel on or before 44-30 days of tour commencement date, 25% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • If you cancel on or before 29-15 days of tour commencement date, 50% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Less than 14 Days before arrival 100% cancellation will be applicable.
Changes By You

If you request any changes to your travel arrangements once we have confirmed a booking, all out of pocket charges, including charges imposed by our suppliers, will be payable by you. If after the commencement of your tour you request any changes to your travel arrangements, we will do our best to implement them, but we cannot guarantee that it will be possible. In the event of such change(s) being made, you will be liable for any cancellation charges that may be levied for the previously booked service and for any costs incurred by us and our suppliers in attempting to secure any revised arrangements. Any name changes must be provided to us in writing and are subject to any airline/ train fees or penalties.

Passports & Visa Fees

All Passengers are responsible for securing proper documentation prior to joining the tour. Passports are required; in addition, travelers are advised to check with local consulates for full details regarding Visa requirements. Please note securing a valid visa for entry is sole responsibility of the traveler.

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