Luxury Maldives Tours

Best of India & the Maldives
(15 Days)
Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Mumbai, Maldives

Sri Lanka & Maldives
(12 Days)
Cultural Triangle, Kandy, Hill Country, Galle, Maldives

Dubai & the Maldives
(11 Days)
Dubai & Arabian Desert, Maldives

Sri Lanka & Maldives

(12 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Cultural Triangle, Kandy, Hill Country, Galle, Maldives

An ideal combination of culture and relaxation, this private tour of Sri Lanka and the Maldives features highlights such as touring fascinating religious sites, visiting tea plantations, interacting with elephants, watching a private Kandyan dance performance, staying in the unforgettable Tea Trails and Amangalla resorts, and spending a leisurely few days at one of the best beach resorts in the Maldives.

Begin in the Cultural Triangle, a region filled with fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Tour the ancient Buddhist city of Polonnaruwa to see ruined palaces and sculptures carved in stone. Also visit Sigiriya, an ancient rock citadel that's Sri Lanka's most spectacular attraction. See the Sigiriya Damsels frescoes, which were painted on the rock walls centuries ago, and climb to the top of the rock to explore the ruins of a fifth-century palace and take in panoramic views over farmland, forests, lakes and mountains.

One afternoon, enjoy a private elephant experience at a local lake, including bathing the elephants, feeding them and walking next to them, if desired.

Next, visit Dambulla and tour impressive cave temples filled with Buddhist sculptures and vibrant religious paintings. Continue to Kandy, a former royal capital in the hills. En route, visit a spice plantation to learn how different spices—including Sri Lanka's renowned cinnamon—are grown and harvested. In Kandy, see a puja (religious ceremony) at the Temple of the Tooth, a UNESCO site dedicated to a sacred relic of the historical Buddha. Also, visit a local market, and tour the Royal Botanic Gardens in Peradeniya.

In the evening, enjoy a private performance of traditional Sri Lankan dance and fire walking.

Venture into the Hill Country, where verdant tea plantations cover rolling mountains. Stay at Tea Trails, an atmospheric hotel set in several renovated tea planters' cottages. Tour a historic tea factory to learn about tea picking and processing, and also sample different types of high-quality Sri Lankan tea. During leisure time, hike through the tea fields or relax by the pool.

Continue to Galle, an ancient fortified port and UNESCO site with a colonial-era atmosphere and unique mix of cultures. Stay in the heart of the Galle Fort historic district at Amangalla, one of the finest and most romantic luxury resorts in Sri Lanka. During private touring, visit local museums, explore evocative backstreets, walk on the sea walls to the lighthouse, look for reminders of the Dutch and British colonial years, observe daily life, and browse local shops, some of the best in Sri Lanka. Also, enjoy flexible private excursions to regional highlights such as a sea turtle hatchery, a traditional mask workshop, a lace-making workshop, a folk museum dedicated to preserving Sri Lanka's traditions, and the private country estate of Geoffrey Bawa, Sri Lanka's most acclaimed modern architect.

Next, fly to the Maldives to spend four nights at a luxury beach resort, indulging in spa treatments or just relaxing on the sand or by the pool.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1

Arrive Colombo, Sri Lanka – Cultural Triangle
VIP airport assistance to domestic terminal for flight to Sigiriya. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights. Afternoon private elephant experience

Day 2 Cultural Triangle: Polonnaruwa & Sigiriya
Full-day private tour
Day 3

Cultural Triangle: Dambulla – Kandy
Private transfer to hotel for 1 night with private touring en route. Evening private dance performance

Day 4 Kandy – Hill Country
Morning flexible private tour. Afternoon private transfer to hotel for 2 nights
Day 5 Hill Country
Morning tea factory tour. Afternoon at leisure
Day 6 Hill Country – Galle
Scheduled flight or private transfer to hotel for 2 nights. Afternoon private tour
Day 7 Galle & environs
Full-day flexible private tour of the region
Day 8

Galle – Male, Maldives
Private transfer to airport for international flight and VIP airport assistance (flight not included). Arrival transfer to resort for 4 nights

Days 9-11 Maldives
At leisure to enjoy the resort and its facilities
Day 12 Depart Maldives
Departure transfer to airport

Cultural Triangle:

Water Garden Sigiriya

Kandy: Kings Pavilion or Kandy House
Hill Country: Ceylon Tea Trails
Galle: Amangalla
Maldives: Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa
* Soneva Jani or Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru can be booked for a supplement

$21,620 Per person (double occupancy)

Luxury Maldives Tours

Best of India & the Maldives
(15 Days)
Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Mumbai, Maldives

Sri Lanka & Maldives
(12 Days)
Cultural Triangle, Kandy, Hill Country, Galle, Maldives

Dubai & the Maldives
(11 Days)
Dubai & Arabian Desert, Maldives


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