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Indian Ocean Islands Tour

18 Days

india ocean islands tourThe Indian Ocean is the third largest body of water in the world... scattered in the warm waters are some of the most spectacular and exotic islands which you can explore...Go on this Indian Ocen Island tour and enjoy swimming with the turtles off Lakshadweep Island, visit the pristine beaches of Havelock Island off the Andaman's... snorkel or dive in the coral atolls and azure waters of the Maldives with its diverse marine life, including the most colorful coral gardens in the world... explore Sri Lanka and its 2,500 year old culture, its smiling people as well as the golden, sandy beaches in Negombo... truly a gift of nature, this indian ocean islands tour will enthrall you and take you on a journey of wonder!

Indian Ocean Islands Tour Itinerary | Quotation | Booking Information

Indian Ocean Islands Land Tour Itinerary


Meet on arrival and transfer to your hotel Arches. (Standard room)

After breakfast transfer to airport for your flight to Agati.

DEP: COCHIN        1250 HRS                   IT 2453 (Kingfisher Air)
ARR: AGATI             1410 HRS

Meet on arrival & transfer to Agati Island Beach Resort. (non air-con room)

Day 3     Agati Island Beach Resort (B/L/D) – At leisure 

Day 4     Agati Island Beach Resort (B/L/D) – At leisure 

Free to enjoy the island...snorkel/scuba etc. - pay directly.

Noon Transfer to airport for flight to Cochin.

DEP: AGATI              1440 HRS                   IT 2454 (Kingfisher Air)
ARR: COCHIN          1600 HRS
Meet on arrival & check in at your Hotel Arches.  (standard room)

After early b’fast drive to Trivandrum, 4hrs to connect flight to Male.        

DEP: TRIVANDRUM         1200 HRS       IC-963 (Indian Airlines)
ARR: MALE                         1240 HRS
Meet on arrival and transfer by speed boat to Paradise Island Resort (Deluxe Beach  Front Room with breakfast).

Room until noon – Transfer by speed boat to the airport for your flight to Colombo, Sri Lanka. Flight times to be advised on Sri Lankan Airlines (UL)

Arrival in Sri Lanka. Meet and assist, transfer to your hotel in Colombo.
Galle Face Hotel (Deluxe room)

Day 10     Colombo / Sigiriya (B)

Morning, undertake a brief city tour of Colombo – a drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree lined residential Cinnamon Gardens.  Visit Sea Street – the Goldsmith’s quarter in Pettah, the bazaar area, a Hindu Temple, the Dutch Church of Wolfendhal dating back to 1794, the historical Davatagaha Mosque.  Also visit Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara (Buddhist Temple) believed to be the site visited by Lord Buddha 2,500 years ago


indian ocean islands tour sri lanka sigiriya paintingsIn the evening, leave for Sigiriya to climb the 5th century A.D. Rock Fortress.  The vision of a patricidal king named Kasyapa transformed an awesome monolith into a cloud swept city.  The mirror wall, which, protects a series of exquisite murals (frescoes of celestial maidens using natural pigments) and the Lion’s Paw entrance to the ruined palace on the summit are well worth the effort of the ascent.

 Overnight With Breakfast – Sigiriya Village (standard room)

Day 11    Sigiriya / Matale / Kandy (B)

Morning leave Kandy en route visiting the spice gardens at Matale.  Kandy was the seat of the Kandyan Kings from the 14th century A.D. and is a repository of Sinhala culture.

Afternoon undertake a city tour of Kandy – drive around the beautiful lake and the upper lake drive.  Visit the Arts and Crafts centre where you can buy Kandyan silver and brass ware, Metal work, Lacquer work, Wood and bone carvings, Pottery and Hand woven fabrics.  Demonstrations of artisans at work. 

Visit the Temple of the tooth. (Dalada Maligawa) where the sacred relic of Buddha is enshrined.

Overnight With Brekafast – Hotel Thilanka  (standard room)

Day 12    Kandy / Pinnawala / Negombo (B)

Morning visit the Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya, a formerly the pleasure gardens of the Sinhala Queens.  The gardens contain over 4000 species of plants.  The avenue of the Royal Palms, the bamboo fringed Riverside drive, the Bat drive with a vast collection of flying foxes who spend the daylight hours hanging upside down, are some of the special features of this lovely garden.  There is also an Orchid house, a Spice garden, a Herb garden and Glass house of Anthuriums, Begonias, African Violets and other greenhouse plants.

Then leave for Pinnawala, the elephant orphanage.

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Afternoon leave for Negombo.

Overnight with breakfast – Blue Oceanic Hotel (sea view room)

Day 13    Negombo / Madras (So India) (B)

Morning leave for the airport for departure flight to Madras (Chennai).
On arrival meet, assist and transfer to your hotel Savera. (standard room)

Transfer to airport connect flight to Port Blair.

DEP: MADRAS                     1000 HRS       IT 3633 (Kingfisher Air)
ARR: PORT BLAIR              1200 HRS      

Meet and transfer by car to boat jetty, board 2 PM ferry for Havelock island (cruise time is approximately  3 to 4 hrs). Upon arrival you will be met by the hotel car and staff to transfer you to Barefoot Resort (non air con cottage) on Havelock Island.

At leisure to enjoy the beautiful beach and amazing snorkeling and diving. 
                 
Hotel has all equipment that can be rented by paying directly.

Transfer to jetty to board the afternoon Ferry back to Port Blair. Transfer to Fortune Bay Hotel. (standard room)

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Early morning transfer from hotel to airport.

DEP: PORT BLAIR     0700 HRS       IT 3632 (Kingfisher Air)
ARR: MADRAS            0900 HRS      

Meet on arrival & transfer to hotel Savera



Morning free. Room until noon.

Transfer to airport connect with flight to onward destination or back to USA. 

 

*Note: All flight schedules are subject to change. Itinerary may be revised in the event of such changes or any circumstance beyond our control.

Quotation Per Itinerary 

17 Nights - 18 Days - Minimum of 2 persons

Land Tour rates start at $3,795 Per Person, Sharing Twin.

SINGAPORE AIRLINES - LAX-COCHIN / RETURN COLOMBO-LAX- From  $1,195 pp
(PLUS TAXES).



  • 10 Nights Hotel (per listed hotels, moderate or superior) Sharing Twin with Breakfast  except Full Board at Agati Beach Resort.
  • All Transfers/Tours by Private Aircon Ambassdor Car
  • Local Stationed English Speaking Guide
  • Entrance Fee as per the Program
  • Boat and Car transfers to Havelock Island at Barefoot Resort
  • 2.5 % Govt. Tax as V.A.T
  • 3 nights Hotel with breakfast daily
  • Airport-resort-Airport speed boat transfers
  • Local taxes and service charges
  • 4 Nights Hotel with breakfast daily
  • Transfers and tours in air con vehicle
  • English speaking professional driver/guide
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Local taxes, Tourism Levy and service charges

Charges for services of a personal nature, such as personal tipping, telephone, laundry, room service, airport taxes, trip/baggage insurance, visa/passport fees, camera/video fees, extra meals and beverages and any items not specifically mentioned.

Visa - A visa is required for travel to India and we can assist you with this. The cost for the visa for India is $60.00 per person, plus postage and handling, as levied by the official Consulate of India processing center.   http://indiavisa.travisaoutsourcing.com.
A visa is not required for Maldives or Sri Lanka for a stay of up to 30 days.

Passport – Your passport must be valid for six (6) months beyond your last date of travel and contain a minimum of two blank pages.

Insurance - We highly recommend trip protection insurance and we can assist you in obtaining this valuable coverage, at competitive rates.

Booking conditions - We request a deposit of $500.00 per person, to proceed with all reservations. The balance is due 60 days prior to departure, and final documents are sent 30 days prior to departure.

Terms of booking - We request a signed copy of our terms and conditions which details our cancellation policies and terms of booking. We also need a clear copy of your passport. (Please enlarge to 120%).

Rates - All rates are quoted are based on current tariffs and rates of exchange and are subject to change. Government taxes are based on current rates and are subject to change.  Excludes: Christmas and New Year’s supplements.

Airfares - All airfares quoted are subject to change, unless ticketed. Once reservation is confirmed ticketing must be completed within seven (7) days. All discount fares are subject to penalties for changes and cancellations after ticketing. No mileage credit.

NOTE: We reserve the right to change or alter the itinerary and costs when circumstances beyond our control deem it necessary.

All hotels listed are subject to availability. All ratings are by the local hotel grading authorities.

Completed booking forms must be sent in with your tour deposit of $500 per person to reserve space on this indian ocean islands tour.

Click here to download our Booking Form / Credit Card Authorization Form / Terms & Conditions.

We offer low cost add-on airfares from your home city. Call 714-964-6896 / 800-423-9566 for more details.

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