Jodphur

17 day sample itinerary

India and Sri Lanka Multi Centre

A tale of two countries

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Embark on a journey of epic proportions when you combine the cultural hot spots that are India and Sri Lanka. Beginning in the north of India,visit the sights that make up the infamous Golden Triangle - Old and New Delhi, Agra with the Taj Mahal and the pink city of Jaipur. A must see especially if it is your first visit. Extend the tour with a trip further into Rajasthan and see the blue city of Jodhpur, Udaipur with its iconic floating palace and the lakefront city of Pushkar on the border of the Thar Desert. Fly south to the island of Sri Lanka. Hire a driver and guide to travel around and tailor your trip to exactly what you want to see. We recommend our Cultural Kandy and Tea tour, taking in Kandy and Nuwara Eliya. Finish your culture rich tours with a relaxing beach stay on the golden beaches of west coast, Bentota is ideal for secluded beaches with easy access to restaurants and shops.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • India's Golden Triangle with Rajasthan
  • Cultural Kandy & Tea tour of Sri Lanka
  • Idyllic beach stay to rejunvenate after your trip

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
17 days
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private basis, Escorted or Self-Guided
Delhi

Depart on the start of your tour. Delhi is a city of two halves. Wander through Old Delhi, once known as Shahjahanabad – the walled city built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1639 – and you’ll discover a maze of twisting back-alleys, glittering ancient bazaars, and street markets that crowd every square inch of pavement.

Agra

The city of Agra is synonymous with the Taj Mahal, and it’s a well-deserved legacy. The iconic, white-marble mausoleum sits on the banks of Agra’s Yamuna River, and it’s one of the seven wonders of the modern world, the highlight of any Golden Triangle tour, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Jaipur

Jaipur is the largest city in the state of Rajasthan, as well as the state’s capital. The city’s cultural prominence and charming character has resulted in it being one of the three destinations that make up India’s Golden Triangle.

Pushkar

On the border of the Thar Desert, this beautiful city features one of the most sacred Hindu sites, Pushkar Lake.

Jodhpur

India's Desert City and home to the elaborate palace Mehrangarh Fort. Once a strategic defence post, Jodhpur is now a metropolitan city which boast some of the best and most distinctive architecture in India. It is clear why it is now known as The Blue City, the reason for this is simply because the deep blue paint keeps the houses cool on the inside throughout the scorching summer months!

Udaipur

Stretching three miles across, it’s framed by distant green hills and pearl-white Rajput-era palaces that peer over the water’s edge. The City Palace is the largest in all of Rajasthan, and made up of some 12 intricate structures painstakingly built over a period of 400 years.

Delhi

Back in the capital for your last night before heading to Sri Lanka tomorrow. 

Kandy

On arrival, start your tour from Colombo and head to Kandy. Sri Lanka’s cultural capital sits in the heart of the island, nestled in the hills on the riverside of the Mahaweli Ganga.

Nuwara Eliya

Take a train journey from Kandy and admire the stunning scenery of the rolling hills and tea plantations as you trundle upwards towards Nuwara Eliya. Enjoy a couple of days of relaxation after the hustle and bustle of Kandy, and explore one of Sri Lanka’s national parks.

Bentota

Enjoy a relaxing stay on the golden beaches of the west coast before heading back home.