Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka

13 days from $4,303 per person*
  • Explore the signature sights of the Golden Triangles of India and Sri Lanka with private guide.
  • Visit the Taj Mahal with a private guide, and have your photo on site taken by a professional photographer.
  • Explore the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, a UNESCO-listed heritage site.
  • Private jeep safari to spot elephants and monkeys along the banks of the Minneriya reservoir.
  • Five star accommodations throughout.
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A perfect pairing, uncover the signature sights of the Golden Triangles of India and Sri Lanka on this private guided bucket list adventure.

Experience the iconic sights of both India and Sri Lanka, as you hone in on the "Golden Triangles" of the sister countries. Meet your private guide and embark on a full day through Old and New Delhi, navigating through swarms of locals, British colonial architecture, sprawling mosques and renowned structures like the stunning Gate of India and the Red Fort. See Agra behind the scenes on a private Heritage Trail walk, then set out for a private guided visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site, the Taj Mahal, India's most iconic site, where you'll be treated to a professional photograph in front of this grand palace, allowing you to have a stunning picture-perfect keepsake to bring home. Learn to tie a turban or sari from a local, and set out with your guide to experience the cobbled paths and ramparts of the imposing Amber Fort near Jaipur. Bid adieu to India, and fly to Sri Lanka, known as the teardrop of India, where you'll witness the modernization of the nation capital, Colombo, strolling through the central market hub, and even an open-air bazaar with a private guide. Head to the awe-inspiring UNESCO-listed Sigiriya Rock Fortress, and cycle around the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, a second World Heritage Site, with ruins dating back to the 11th and 12th centuries. Spot Asian elephants on a 4x4 Jeep safari into Minneriya National Park, and visit an authentic tea plantation where local women spend their days working the fields. Thrilling from start to end, your bucket list won't know what hit it. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Delhi
    Delhi
    • Airport Meet & Greet
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Representative
  • Day 2 Delhi
    Delhi
    • Tour - Private - Full Day Old & New Delhi Tour - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
  • Day 3 Delhi to Agra
    Delhi to Agra
    • Transfer - Private - Delhi - Agra [4 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Tour - Private - Beyond the Taj Mahal - Walking the Heritage Trail - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 Agra
    Agra
    • Tour - Private - Taj Mahal & Fort - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Professional Photograph at the Taj Mahal - Professional Photographer
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Agra to Jaipur
    Agra to Jaipur
    • Transfer - Private - Agra - Jaipur [via Fatehpur Sikri (6 hrs)] - Vehicle/Driver/Guide(3)
    • Learn to Tie a Traditional Sari or Turban, with Henna Tattoo - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 6 Jaipur
    Jaipur
    • Tour - Private - Amber Fort & City Palace, Observatory and Hawa Mahal (approx. 5 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
  • Day 7 Jaipur to Delhi to Colombo
    Jaipur to Delhi to Colombo
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Air - Jaipur - Delhi Flight [Direct, 2 hr] - Economy
    • Air - Delhi - Colombo [3 hrs 35 min ] - Separate Purchase
    • Airport Meet & Greet
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • English Speaking Driver-Guide - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
  • Day 8 Colombo to Sigiriya
    Colombo to Sigiriya
    • English Speaking Driver-Guide - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    • Tour - Private - Colombo City Tour - Vehicle Driver
    • Colombo - Sigiriya [Colombo - Ritigala Buddhist Monastery] - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 9 Sigiriya
    Sigiriya
    • English Speaking Driver-Guide - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    • Tour - Private - Polonnaruwa by Bicycle & Sigiriya Rock Fortress - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 10 Sigiriya
    Sigiriya
    • English Speaking Driver-Guide - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    • Tour - Private - Minneriya National Park - 4x4 Jeep
  • Day 11 Sigiriya to Kandy
    Sigiriya to Kandy
    • English Speaking Driver-Guide - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    • Transfer - Private - Sigiriya - Kandy [Dambulla Rock Temple, Spice Garden and Temple of the Tooth Relic] - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 12 Kandy
    Kandy
    • English Speaking Driver-Guide - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    • Tour - Private - Train Ride to Gampola, Tea Plantation, Royal Botanical Gardens & Kandy City Tour - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 13 Kandy
    Kandy
    • Transfer - Private - Kandy - Colombo [Airport (3 hrs)] - Vehicle/Driver-Guide(6)
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Day 1: Delhi

For your added comfort, your English-speaking representative will be waiting for you outside the customs area with a sign with your name on it. Your representative will assist you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

Relax and enjoy an airport transfer in a private vehicle, with driver, and English-speaking assistant.

Accommodation: Le Meridien (City Center) (5*)

Through the lenses of art, design, fashion, and cuisine, Le Méridien New Delhi creates an ambience that encourages guests to embark on journeys of discovery. The hotel is situated two kilometers from Rashtrapati Bhawan, the home of the President of India; the Presidential Palace; Parliament House; and the commercial hub of Connaught Place. A great location, set amidst the most alluring shopping and entertainment districts in New Delhi. approximately 30 minutes away from the Indira Gandhi International Airport  and five minutes from the New Delhi railway station.

Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Qutab Minar, Delhi
Qutab Minar, Delhi
Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Le Meridien
Le Meridien

Day 2: Delhi

Spend the day on a privately guided full day tour of Old and New Delhi which boasts spectacular monuments and holy sites. The city of New Delhi was designed in the typically British colonial style, with tree-lined avenues and colonial bungalows. This tour takes you to the Laxminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu temple, and the famous Gate of India, which is a 42-meter high War Memorial Arch. Visit the Red Fort which was the palace for Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan's new capital, Shahjahanabad, when he moved his capital from Agra to bring prestige to his reign. Its wall is 1.5 miles long, and varies in height from 60 to 110 feet. At 72.5 meters, the Qutab Minar is the tallest brick minaret in the world. Surrounding the building are many fine examples of Indian artwork dating back to 1193. Afterwards view the Humayun's tomb, which is a complex of buildings of Mughal architecture dating to the Slave Dynasty (1268-1287 AD). The complex is a World Heritage Site and the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. This style of mausoleum is similar to the Taj Mahal in Agra.

Accommodation: Le Meridien (City Center) (5*)
Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Gate of India
Gate of India

Day 3: Delhi - Agra

Meet your driver guide for a private transfer to Agra. The drive will take approximately 4 hours.

The Heritage Trail of Agra takes you behind the scenes of the life throbbing in the shadows of the Taj Mahal, something that most visitors miss. A local youth from Agra, who is trained as a tour facilitator, will be guiding you along the trail. Learn about historical facts, listen to anecdotes and let your guide show you scenic spots from where you can take some amazing shots of the Taj from across the Yamuna River. The Heritage Trail leads you to some of the lesser known river front monuments such as the Ram Bagh, a paradise garden. It is one of the oldest Mughal Gardens built by the first Mughal Babar. You also visit the Gyarah Sidi (11 steps), an observatory that is said to have helped the early Mughals study star constellations and the Humayun Mosque. It is a rare remnant of pre-Taj architecture. Meet locals living in Agthe area, who will let you get a glimpse of their lives. Many of the beautiful gardens such as ones in front of the Chini ka Rouza are maintained by local residents. Another highlight of the trail is the village of Kachhpura where children perform street plays for visitors at the central courtyard. If you wish you can get a henna tattoo, an ancient Indian body art. Also, visit the Itmad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb. The tomb is a Mughal mausoleum and often described as a "jewel box", sometimes called the "Baby Taj", the tomb is often regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal.

Accommodation: ITC Mughal (5*)

Sprawled over 35 acres of luxurious gardens, and in close proximity to the Taj Mahal, ITC Mughal is a fitting tribute to the great Mughal builders of the past. The only Indian hotel to have won the prestigious Aga Khan Award for its excellent representation of Mughal architecture, the property boasts the 'Khwab Mahal' wing - Palace of Dreams. The opulent rooms and suites that resemble Miniature Palaces recreate a paradise for the contemporary Mogul - full of splendor and perfection which was the hallmark of the Mughal Dynasty.

Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  ITC Mughal
ITC Mughal

Day 4: Agra

Today your guide will pick you up from your hotel for a private tour of the Taj Mahal, the most beautiful monument built by the Mughals.  Taj Mahal is built entirely of white marble. Its stunning architectural beauty is beyond adequate description, particularly at dawn and sunset. It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his dear wife and queen Mumtaz Mahal. You should also visit Agra Fort, which is built of red sandstone and marble. This great monument of red sandstone dominating a bend in the river Yamuna, two kilometers northwest of Taj Mahal was constructed by the Mughals during 1565-1571.

While at the Taj Mahal, a professional photographer will take your photograph in front of the iconic landmark, so you can avoid the need for selfies! You'll get to leave with 2 framed photographs for a special keepsake of your spectacular trip.

Accommodation: ITC Mughal (5*)
Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Agra Fort
Agra Fort

Day 5: Agra - Jaipur

Transfer to Jaipur with private vehicle and driver guide. On the way, visit the ancient ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri. Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, the "City of Victory" was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years. The complex of monuments and temples, all in a uniform architectural style, includes one of the largest mosques in India, the Jama Masjid.

Set out by private transportation for a traditional activity as you learn an essential local skill, where the men receive pointers on how to wind a turban and the ladies learn how to transform 6 yards of silk into a deceptively simple looking sari. You'll also be treated to a henna tattoo on your hand (temporary). Up to 2 hands are included, so either 1 hand each, or one person gets both hands decorated!

Accommodation: Jai Mahal Palace (5*)

The Jai Mahal Palace is set amidst 18 acres of beautifully landscaped Moghul gardens, and dates back to 1745 A.D. A masterpiece in the Indo Saracenic style of architecture, it blends spotlight-grabbing opulence with tantalizing comforts that transport guests to a world of Rajasthan magnificence. It is located downtown, close to the main shopping center and historical monuments.

Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar
Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Jai Mahal Palace
Jai Mahal Palace

Day 6: Jaipur

Spend the day today in the company of a knowledgeable English-speaking guide as you tour the Amber Fort and City Palace of Jaipur, the iconic Observatory and the Hawa Mahal.  The magnificent Amber Fort was established in 1592, and remained the citadel of the Kachhawaha rulers right until they moved their capital to Jaipur in 1727. Maharaja Man Singh I created this imposing monument on the remains of an ancient 11th century fort. Since the first half of the 18th century, the City Palace has been the abode to the rulers of Jaipur. The sprawling expanse of the breathtaking palace is a superb harmony of Rajput and Mughal architecture. Part of the palace has been converted into a museum, open to the public, while a section - Chandra Mahal - still remains the home of today’s maharaja.  The Observatory of Jaipur is inscribed on the World Heritage List as "an expression of the astronomical skills and cosmological concepts of the court of a scholarly prince at the end of the Mughal period". Within it, the Jantar Mantar is a collection of massive astronomical instruments, built of local stone and marble. Each instrument carries an astronomical scale marked on the marble inner lining, and bronze tablets were also employed.  Built in 1799, the whimsical Hawa Mahal - Palace of Winds - which adjoins the Palace has become quite the city icon, with its ornate façade in pale pink, tiered baroque like build, projecting ‘jharokha’ windows and balconies with perforated screens. These were designed so that the mysterious veiled ladies of the harem could look down upon the colourful and bustling bazaars below, remaining hidden themselves. Overlooking busy streets, it offers great views of the city.

Accommodation: Jai Mahal Palace (5*)
Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal

Day 7: Jaipur - Delhi - Colombo

An airport transfer with private vehicle, driver and English-speaking representative is provided.

Enjoy your flight from Jaipur to Delhi today. The flight duration is approximately one hour.

Enjoy your flight from Delhi to Colombo, Sri Lanka. The approximate flying time is 3 hours and 35 mintues.

For your added comfort, your English speaking chauffeur guide will be waiting for you outside the customs area with a sign with your name on it and accompany you to your accommodation.

Meet your driver for a private transfer between the airport and Colombo.

Accommodation: Galle Face Hotel (5*)

The Galle Face Hotel, is situated in the heart of Colombo, along the seafront and facing the famous Galle Face Green. The hotel embraces Sri Lanka’s rich history and legendary traditions, and many travelers say that no visit to Sri Lanka is complete without staying at this majestic hotel. It was originally built in 1864 and recently restored back to its former glory. For generations, guests have come back again and again, seduced by the nostalgic charm of the rooms in the hotel. Distinctive comforts with subtle embellishments make your stay an experience to look forward to and the hotel is renowned for presenting some of Colombo’s finest cuisines in unique locations throughout the hotel, be it elegant afternoon teas at The Verandah or an innovative modern menu at the ‘1864’.

Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Galle Face Hotel
Galle Face Hotel

Day 8: Colombo - Sigiriya

Enjoy a city tour of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. Tourist attractions include the old parliament, a Buddhist temple erected in Chinese architecture located the middle of the famous Bayra Lake, the Hindu Temple, the Colombo Museum, the residential areas and the Pettah Bazaar, which is a great place for visitors looking for bargains.

A private transfer from Colombo to Sigiriya. En route, visit Ritigala Buddhist Monastery nestled deep inside the Ritigala Strict Nature Reserve, found just off the Anuradhapura-Habarana road. It is the partially excavated ruins of an extensive Buddhist Monastery that was abandoned following invasions in 10th and 11th centuries and today holds special appeal with its curious blend of nano-safari and archaeology. Walking around the beautiful ruins does certainly give you a feeling of adventure; it is easy to imagine yourself as Indiana Jones whilst clambering over the overgrown relics of a forgotten time.

Accommodation: Jetwing Vil Uyana (5*)

Jetwing’s newest and most ambitious project Jetwing Vil Uyana is located within 2 miles of Sigiriya, the ‘8th Wonder of the World’.  In this ground-breaking project, Jetwing Hotels created a private nature reserve consisting of a wetland system, complete with lakes and reed beds. It’s a nature lover’s paradise. Spread over 28 acres, the unique placement of dwellings and other buildings allows as much space as possible for nature to thrive. Be sure to sign up for the night trail experience in search of the elusive Loris. The accommodation is both stylish and comfortable, designed to easily blend in with the eco-system. Don’t be deceived by the outward appearance of rural simplicity: this is a sumptuous world-class eco-resort.

Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Sigiriya
Sigiriya
Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Jetwing Vil Uyana
Jetwing Vil Uyana

Day 9: Sigiriya

Visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa on your bicycle. Polonnaruwa is the second capital of Sri Lanka built in the 11th and 12th century AD and listed as a World Heritage Site. Discover the ruins of the Royal Palace, the Gal Viharaya - 4 splendid statues of the Buddha in 'Upright', the Audience Hall, the Lotus Bath and the statue of king Parakramabahu. Also visit Parakrama Samudraya, which is a lake built by King Parakramabahu the Great. In the afternoon, continue to Sigiriya and visit the rock fortress. Climb the 5th century Sigiriya rock fortress; a World Heritage Site built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). The 'Lion Rock' is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 meters from the scrub jungle. The rock was the innermost stronghold of the 70 hectare fortified town. A moat, rampart, and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens surround the base of the rock. Visit the world-renowned frescoes of the 'Heavenly Maidens' of Sigiriya, which are in a sheltered pocket of the rock approached by a spiral stairway. These frescoes are painted in earth pigments on plaster.

Accommodation: Jetwing Vil Uyana (5*)
Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Polonnaruwa
Polonnaruwa

Day 10: Sigiriya

In the afternoon, enjoy a jeep safari through Minneriya National Park. Located between Habarana and Pollonnaruwa, Minneriya is yet another haven for the elephants that migrate from the surrounding jungles to enjoy the lush grass fields on the banks of the Minneriya reservoir during the dry season. Monkeys as well as many resident and migratory bird species can be spotted along with reptiles such as the painted-lip lizard, the saltwater crocodile, the Indian python and the, curiously named, water monitor.

Accommodation: Jetwing Vil Uyana (5*)
Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Minneriya National Park
Minneriya National Park

Day 11: Sigiriya - Kandy

Today leave Sigiriya and travel to Dambulla. Dating back to the First Century BC, the Golden Temple of Dambulla has been the center of pilgrimage for Buddhists and Hindus alike for 22 centuries. It is Sri Lanka’s most popular historic site. The Cave Monastery, home to Buddhist monks, is covered with exquisite 2,000 year-old murals depicting the life of Buddha. The shrines also house a collection of 157 statues of Buddha in various sizes and poses, including a 15 meter long reclining Buddha. Vividly colored frescoes on the walls and ceiling make this the largest antique painted surface in the world. Continue to Kandy via Matale. Here you can visit a spice garden. See different spices and how some of the plants are grown and processed. Today spices are mainly used to flavor food. In medieval times, however, spices played a more important role as food preserving agents. Activities at the spice garden include tasting of spiced tea, massages with natural products and curry preparation demonstrations (extra charges may apply). In the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth relic that is one of Buddhism's most sacred relics. It draws followers of the Buddhist faith from all over the world.

Accommodation: Earl`s Regency (5*)

The Earl’s Regency is the ideal five-star luxury hotel from which to explore the attractions of Kandy and the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka. Situated next to the river and surrounded by hills, the Hotel offers a perfect oasis of calm where guests can retreat after a day of seeing the sights. Beautifully manicured gardens surround the tempting pool. The hotel has a comprehensive energy conservation policy, with power cut-off switches, energy-efficient lighting (CFL bulbs), photo-active garden lights and solar-powered hot water systems.

Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Kandy
Kandy
Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Earl's Regency
Earl's Regency

Day 12: Kandy

After breakfast, make your way to the railway station at Peradeniya and take the train to Gampola (20 minutes). Seats cannot be reserved in advance. Gampola is a large town located in amidst the central highlands of the country. Visit the longest Buddha statue in South Asia, the Saliyalapura Temple. Continue towards Nuwara Eliya, which is Sri Lanka's most popular hill resort and also the heart of Sri Lanka's tea zone, producing a significant share of the world's best tea. Visit a tea plantation and taste a cup of tea. Proceed to Peradeniya and visit the Royal Botanical Gardens. It was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala King. The 147 acres provide a wide variety of trees, plants and flowers. In the evening, enjoy a city tour of Kandy listed as a World Heritage Site and the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings. The name "Kandy" conjures visions of splendor and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala King, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. Visit Kandy Town and its bazaar, followed by the arts and crafts center, a gem museum and a lapidary. Your evening concludes with a traditional Sri Lankan dance show. Return to your hotel by Tuk Tuk.

Accommodation: Earl`s Regency (5*)
Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Temple of Tooth Relic
Temple of Tooth Relic
Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Peradeniya Botanical Garden
Peradeniya Botanical Garden

Day 13: Kandy

Meet your driver for a private transfer to Colombo International Airport. The transfer takes approximately 2.5 hours.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
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Le Meridien (City Center) (5*): Delhi

Through the lenses of art, design, fashion, and cuisine, Le Méridien New Delhi creates an ambience that encourages guests to embark on journeys of discovery. The hotel is situated two kilometers from Rashtrapati Bhawan, the home of the President of India; the Presidential Palace; Parliament House; and the commercial hub of Connaught Place. A great location, set amidst the most alluring shopping and entertainment districts in New Delhi. approximately 30 minutes away from the Indira Gandhi International Airport  and five minutes from the New Delhi railway station.

Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Le Meridien
Le Meridien

ITC Mughal (5*): Agra

Sprawled over 35 acres of luxurious gardens, and in close proximity to the Taj Mahal, ITC Mughal is a fitting tribute to the great Mughal builders of the past. The only Indian hotel to have won the prestigious Aga Khan Award for its excellent representation of Mughal architecture, the property boasts the 'Khwab Mahal' wing - Palace of Dreams. The opulent rooms and suites that resemble Miniature Palaces recreate a paradise for the contemporary Mogul - full of splendor and perfection which was the hallmark of the Mughal Dynasty.

Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  ITC Mughal
ITC Mughal

Jai Mahal Palace (5*): Jaipur

The Jai Mahal Palace is set amidst 18 acres of beautifully landscaped Moghul gardens, and dates back to 1745 A.D. A masterpiece in the Indo Saracenic style of architecture, it blends spotlight-grabbing opulence with tantalizing comforts that transport guests to a world of Rajasthan magnificence. It is located downtown, close to the main shopping center and historical monuments.

Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Jai Mahal Palace
Jai Mahal Palace

Galle Face Hotel (5*): Colombo

The Galle Face Hotel, is situated in the heart of Colombo, along the seafront and facing the famous Galle Face Green. The hotel embraces Sri Lanka’s rich history and legendary traditions, and many travelers say that no visit to Sri Lanka is complete without staying at this majestic hotel. It was originally built in 1864 and recently restored back to its former glory. For generations, guests have come back again and again, seduced by the nostalgic charm of the rooms in the hotel. Distinctive comforts with subtle embellishments make your stay an experience to look forward to and the hotel is renowned for presenting some of Colombo’s finest cuisines in unique locations throughout the hotel, be it elegant afternoon teas at The Verandah or an innovative modern menu at the ‘1864’.

Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Galle Face Hotel
Galle Face Hotel
Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Galle Face Hotel Lounge
Galle Face Hotel Lounge

Jetwing Vil Uyana (5*): Sigiriya

Jetwing’s newest and most ambitious project Jetwing Vil Uyana is located within 2 miles of Sigiriya, the ‘8th Wonder of the World’.  In this ground-breaking project, Jetwing Hotels created a private nature reserve consisting of a wetland system, complete with lakes and reed beds. It’s a nature lover’s paradise. Spread over 28 acres, the unique placement of dwellings and other buildings allows as much space as possible for nature to thrive. Be sure to sign up for the night trail experience in search of the elusive Loris. The accommodation is both stylish and comfortable, designed to easily blend in with the eco-system. Don’t be deceived by the outward appearance of rural simplicity: this is a sumptuous world-class eco-resort.

Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Jetwing Vil Uyana
Jetwing Vil Uyana
Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Jetwing Vil Uyana Room
Jetwing Vil Uyana Room

Earl`s Regency (5*): Kandy

The Earl’s Regency is the ideal five-star luxury hotel from which to explore the attractions of Kandy and the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka. Situated next to the river and surrounded by hills, the Hotel offers a perfect oasis of calm where guests can retreat after a day of seeing the sights. Beautifully manicured gardens surround the tempting pool. The hotel has a comprehensive energy conservation policy, with power cut-off switches, energy-efficient lighting (CFL bulbs), photo-active garden lights and solar-powered hot water systems.

Golden Triangles of India & Sri Lanka Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Earl's Regency
Earl's Regency

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Bonnie Carroll — August 14, 2017 — India & Area

    The trip was FABULOUS! We are now loyal Kensington converts - you took care of everything, and each day unfolded with new surprises and adventures! They were made aware (by Kensington??) that it was our shared birthday trip (my 60th!) and so each Oberoi really outdid themselves in doing special birthday celebrations! Wow, amazing! Just overwhelming!

  • Pamela L — August 22, 2017 — India & Area

    Everything was great, when we wanted to change something they were very good at doing so. I was more than satisfied. Thanks for a wonderful trip.

  • Bruce Rubin — August 14, 2017 — India & Area

    I loved working with Kenny and all the people at Kensington Tours. I loved how easily everything flowed during our journey. Your people were mostly wonderful with a few who simply showed up. We had a few hotel rooms that were less than perfect but in the case of Varanasi I mentioned my displeasure and the room was immediately changed. Many of the hotels were as luxurious as promised and the service was impeccable. We truly loved our trip and would happily use your services again and recommend them to our friends.

  • Renee Martin — August 14, 2017 — India & Area

    Really great experience! The quality and the individuality of how our tour was designed was perfect! Would definitely like to do another tour with Kensington!

  • Richard B. — July 15, 2016 — India & Area

    Guides and especially drivers were very good, indeed.

  • Alicia H. — June 30, 2016 — India & Area

    Each of my guides was absolutely wonderful, making a whirlwind tour feel well-paced and meaningful as well as providing interesting historical/cultural insights and offering excellent shopping and restaurant recommendations. In particular, Sanjil made sure I got all of the best photo angles of the Taj Mahal. Vivek was an amazing story-teller who went above and beyond to make Udaipur come alive, and Indrajeet was an excellent teacher of India's many religions and cultural traditions. The Oberoi hotels were unbelievable; I have never stayed in more luxurious accommodations or experienced more attentive service! This tour was definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

  • William C. — May 19, 2016 — India & Area

    Mahipal, our driver for 10 days, was absolutely excellent. My wife has had 3 previous neck surgeries, and cannot ride in a bumpy vehicle. Mahipal was careful to make our travel as smooth as humanly possible. Thank you! Sunita Singh was excellent in arranging everything we needed, as well as our driver.

  • Sherri W. — May 18, 2016 — India & Area

    The choice of hotels and the guides selected for each city were very knowledgeable. We especially liked Rotan in Jodhpur, Gowinda in Jaipur, Iqbal in Agra and Mr Satya Gupta in Deli. They were all very patient, humorous, and happened to be willing photographers. They even made restaurant suggestions for local places outside the hotel. Great versatility. Our driver, Mr. Ronnert Singh, navigated those tough Indian roads safely and flawlessly. We've taken a few tours but quite frankly Kensington was one of the best.

  • James H. — May 18, 2016 — India & Area

    The pacing was well thought out. It's about as easy as you will ever do, i think, touring for a month in India. The Oberoi Hotels were uniformly excellent.

  • Diana D. — May 12, 2016 — India & Area

    Just arrived back from a spectacular 13-day visit to Rajasthan, Delhi, Agra and Varanasi. Sunita Singh of Kensington put together a perfect itinerary to give us a taste of Indian sights, sounds, people and culture and the hotel bookings exceeded our expectations. Everywhere we went we were met by the local Kensington representatives, who more than handled any request we came up with. We felt well cared for throughout the trip. The local guides selected by the local Kensington representatives were knowledgeable about their home city and they were very flexible and accommodating in seeking to make the trip special. Since we were driven in a private van from Udaipur to Jodhpur to Jaipur to Agra and back to Delhi, we could not have been in better hands. Our driver was spectacular. The trip was a success and we could not be happier. Thank you Kensington for a very special trip.

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