Spice-up your travel plans

Colourful clothing, alluring aromas and tantalising tastes are a small sample of the sensory delights that India and Sri Lanka have on offer.

Join us on a journey through a region that has intrigued intrepid travellers for centuries and evolved over a recorded history of some 5,000 years.

With over 30 World Heritage-listed sites in India alone, you can look forward to discovering one of the world’s most culturally, religiously and historically significant destinations.

Limited to only 24 guests, our journeys in India and Sri Lanka prioritise comfort and personalisation. Our India tours are fully escorted by our professional Tour Directors, ensuring that your needs are always taken care of.

You will also benefit from a meticulously planned itinerary that could see you travelling by camel cart in Shekhawati, taking an elephant ride in Jaipur, cruising on the Kerala Backwaters, enjoying a local train journey or exploring the vibrant cities in a rickshaw. And with an unparalleled level of all-included luxury, you will have peace of mind during every step of the way.

Destinations to discover

The jewels of India and Sri Lanka are yours to discover.

On our luxurious India tours, you will visit many of the most sought-after sights of the north and south, passing through a range of states and territories including Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

North India

For those guests wishing to dedicate their journey to North India, we offer a 20 day Spirit of North India itinerary. In addition to all the key highlights, including the Taj Mahal and forts and palaces of Rajasthan, guests on this itinerary will visit Varanasi, considered one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, embark on a boat journey on the River Ganges and meet the Bengal tiger in one of India’s finest tiger reserves, Ranthambhore.

During your North India tour, you will explore Asia’s largest wholesale spice market and India’s largest mosque in Delhi, observe the painted havelis in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan, view the intricately decorated interiors of palaces in Jaipur and unwind in your hotel in Agra, overlooking the iconic Taj Mahal.

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South India

In South India, you will have the opportunity to admire the gothic style architecture of the Basilica San Thome in Chennai, the French colonial buildings in Puducherry and the abundant temples and palaces on the way to Madurai.

You can also look forward to encounters with wild elephants and macaque monkeys in the Periyar Tiger Reserve and the magnificent waterways of Kerala.

Sri Lanka

Home to numerous World Heritage Sites and national parks, Sri Lanka’s perfect blend of ancient and colonial history, tea plantations, food, culture and friendly people will leave you with memories that last a lifetime. Our 14 Day Ultimate Sri Lanka itinerary will take you through the heart of this spectacular island from the sacred cities of Anuradhapura, the wildlife of Minneriya National Park to the tea plantations of Hatton and the beaches of Bentota.

Cultural experiences

With cultural experiences around every corner, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to discovering the local way of life.

As a guest, you will also have the privileged opportunity to participate in many exclusive Scenic Enrich cultural experiences.

Guests who enjoy cultural performances will be pleased to discover a range of Scenic Enrich options on offer, including a Bollywood-style show in Delhi, a traditional Rajasthani performance in Shekhawati and a Kathakali spectacle in Kochi.

Those guests seeking a more intimate cultural experience can also look forward to meeting a royal family in the Naila Bagh Palace and learning how to wear a sari and tie a turban in rural Rajasthan.

With over 40 activities available, our Scenic FreeChoice options are also diverse. Several highlights include exploring the fascinating town of Auroville outside Puducherry, discovering the secrets of Jaipur on a heritage walking tour and unwinding on a sunset cruise in Kochi.

Extensions

To complement our itineraries and provide guests with deeper cultural insights, we also offer extensions to Goa and Nepal.

Extend your holiday with a three night extension to the magical mountain Kingdom of Nepal. Stay in the capital of Kathmandu before exploring Kathmandu Valley. A visit to Nepal is only complete with an included scenic flight to view Mount Everest and the Himalayan mountains.

Discover Goa's unique blend of Portuguese and Konkani culture over four days. Relax on one of the long sandy beaches or explore the welcoming towns and villages.

To discuss these extensions please contact us here.