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  • 1. 15Nights/16Days India, Sri Lanka & Maldives Tour Delhi 3 Jaipur 2 Ranthanbhore 1 - Bharatpur 1 Agra 1 Colombo 1 Kandy 2 Maldives 4Day 1Arrival DelhiOn arrival in Delhi pick-up from airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.Day 2Delhi Private visitAfter breakfast at hotel proceed for visit to International Fair and Akshar Dhham. Overnight at same hotelDay 3Delhi City tourAfter breakfast at hotel full day city sightseeing with preferred language guide visit Red Fort, Mahatma GandhiMemorial, Birla Temple, India Gate, Parliament House, Humayun Tomb, Lotus Temple, Handicraft Bazaar,Qutab Minar. Overnight at hotel.Day 4 Delhi Jaipur drive 265km/5hrsAfter breakfast at hotel drive to Jaipur, en-route some stops for photo shoot. On arrival Jaipur transfer to hotel.Overnight at hotel.Jaipur the capital city of the northern Indian state of Rajasthan is one of the most vibrant and colorful cities ofIndia. Famous for its colorful culture, forts, palaces, and lakes the city basks in the glory of a rich and eventfulpast. Jaipur is a planned city which is made all the more attractive by the pink wash that most buildings areperiodically given. Besides, it remains the only city in the world that symbolises the nine divisions of theuniverse, through nine rectangular sectors. It is for these reasons that Jaipur has been included on the populartourist "Golden Triangle" of Delhi-Jaipur-Agra.Day 5Jaipur City tourAfter breakfast at hotel full day city sightseeing to visit Amber Fort,City by Elephant ride/jeep ride,Palace,Hawa Mahal,Jantar Mantar,Ram Bagh Palace ,Birla Mandir / Laxmi Narayan Mandir,Central Museumwith preferred language guide. Overnight at hotel.Day 6Jaipur Ranthanbhore drive 180km/4hrsAfter breakfast at hotel drive to Ranthanbhore, check-in hotel, PM jeep ride to explore Ranthanbhore NationalPark. Overnight at hotelThe spectacular town lies about 180 kms from Jaipur lying on the main Delhi-Mumbai railway line. SawaiMadhopur is an important town with its own history and legend. Sawai Madhopur was originally founded byAmer rulers. The region around Sawai Madhopur is thick with remnants of its past history. The Ranthambhorefort was gifted to them by the Mughals along them along with vast track of surroundings forest lands. SawaiMadhopur is the gateway to the world renowned Ranthambhore National Park, the famous Tiger Reserve just12 km away from the district. The Ranthambhore National Park and the Ranthambhore Fort lie within easyreach of Sawai Madhopur. Ranthambhore has been a witness to the rise and fall of many rulers and a series ofbattle scenes. Walls, wells, Mosques and hunting lodges adorn the lush rolling hills of the Vindhyas and theAravalies.

2. Day 7Ranthanbhore Bharatpur drive 197km/4hrsHaving a packed breakfast AM jeep ride to explore Ranthanbhore National Park. Return from the Park check-out hotel and drive to Bharatpur transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotelBharatpur is considered as the Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan. Bharatpur is popular for its bird sanctuary-theKeoladeo Ghana National Park - finest in Asia rich avian variety. Bharatpur hosts a variety of bird species fromacross the globe. This north Indian sanctuary is situated in the country. s northwestern state of Rajasthan,Day 8 Bharatpur - Agra drive 51km/2hrsAfter breakfast visit Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary. Do here Rickshaw ride for 2 hours. After visiting drive to Agra,on arrival Agra, Proceed for Agra sightseeing transfer to Agra hotel. Overnight at hotel.Visit the Famous Taj Mahal at Sunrise a fine example of the Mughal Architectural Styles is one of the sevenWonders of the Modern World. Built in 1652 by Emperor Shah Jehan in memory of his wife Mumtaz MahalTaj Mahal was built in white marble which took 22 Years to build by 20,000 skilled artisans. The Buildingsstupendous scale, flawless symmetry, translucent white marble and shimmering reflection in the water channelare truly breathtaking.After viewing Taj Mahal proceed for city tour of Agra visiting Agra Fort - built near the gardens of the TajMahal stands the important 16th-century Mughal monument. Agra Fort was also the headquarters for theMughal Emperor Shah Jehan, Itmad-Ud-Daulah a beautiful tomb built of red sandstone in the memory ofarchitect of the Taj Mahal and visit to the Local MarketsDay 9Agra - Delhi airport drive 205km/4hrs-Colombo evening flightBefore breakfast very early morning visit the Famous Taj Mahal once at Sunrise a fine example of the MughalArchitectural Styles is one of the seven Wonders of the Modern World.After viewing return to hotel forbreakfast. After breakfast drive to Delhi airport. On time reach International airport for flight to Colombo. Onarrival Colombo transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.Day 10Colombo Kandy drive 125km/3hrsAfter breakfast at hotel AM sightseeing of Colombo continue drive to Kandy en-route visit Pinnawala Elephantorphanage. Transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotelColombo the trade and commercial capital has long been the traditional gateway to the Orient. Sri Lankaslargest city, it is located on the west coast and draws together all the cultures, religions and influences of foreignlands into a pot-pourri of sounds, smells and a kaleidoscope of colour. The original traders and settlers - theArabs, Portuguese, Dutch and the British have left in their wake churches and monuments, names and religions,costumes and food and smatterings of their languages which have been absorbed into the speech of the SriLankan. Today, Colombo is a fascinating city - a happy blend of east & west, past & present, with a charm of itsown. A less known but amazingly true fact is that Colombo has a superb range of high quality restaurants 3. serving food from all over the world and some of the best shopping opportunities in Asia. The main seaport ofSri Lanka is in Colombo & adjoining it, is Pettah, a local bazaar & trading area. Other places of interest are thebeautiful Buddhist temples, Hindu temples, mosques, the historic Wolfendhal church, (1749) residential areaswhere you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Colombo Museum, the Bandaranaike MemorialInternational Conference Hall, the New Parliament in Sri Jayewardenepura, the Folk Art Centre, Art Galleries,Parks, Independence Square, the Ceramic Corporation famous for its well-known brand Noritake and ODELthe renowned shopping centre.Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage set amongst the verdant hills of Kegalle is a unique orphanage, where thetiny tots weigh 60 kg or more. This is the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, the worlds first and only elephantorphanage established to feed, nurse and house young elephants lost or abandoned by their mothers. Otheroccupants are elephants displaced from their natural environs by development projects or those found wounded.Visitors could see the baby elephants being fed milk from gigantic feeding bottles or bathed in the river whichflows nearby an unforgettable sight! Established in 1975, by the Wildlife Department and National Zoologicalgardens which subsequently led to a breeding program through which more than twenty five elephants havebeen born since 1984.Day 11KandyAfter breakfast at hotel full day sightseeing of Kandy and surroundings area. Overnight at hotelKandy a lovely exotic city, the Hill Capital and last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings is a UNESCO WorldHeritage Site which retains an aura of grandeur, time has not affected. Encircled by hills, with a tranquil lake inits centre, it is the site of the renowned temple that enshrines the Tooth Relic of the Buddha and the RoyalBotanical gardens home to one of the worlds best collections of Orchids. A cultural sanctuary where manylegends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive, Kandy and its satellite villages are the centre of theislands handicraft industry (items of wood, brass & silver) exquisite silver or gold jewellery and precious gemsof many varieties including the worlds best blue and star sapphires. The highlight of the citys calendar is theEsala Perahera, when a replica of the casket enclosing the Tooth is taken in procession for ten glittering nightsin July/August by exotically costumed dancers, drummers and approximately 100 Elephants.Day 12 Kandy - Colombo airport drive 125km/3hrs Male by afternoon flightAfter breakfast at hotel drive to Colombo, on time departure transfer to airport for flight to Maldives.Upon arrival you are welcomed and transferred to your holiday resort by speedboat. Overnight at ResortMaldeive-widely described as the last paradise on earth. Sun, sand and sea, a thousand massive lagoons withdifferent depths and infinite shades of blue and turquoise, dazzling underwater coral gardens form a perfectnatural combination for the ideal tropical holiday destinationDay 13 Maldives IslandAfter breakfast, you may unwind on the snow-white sandy beach around the island for a suntan or just lazearound the island, the choice is yours. Maldives has the most beautiful tropical scenery, graceful coconut palmsleaning over crystal-clear lagoons, coral reefs promising great snorkelling and scuba diving, and lots ofsunshine. White sandy beaches sparkling in the sun alongside crystal clear lagoons is the idyllic place to spend a 4. perfect day. In the evening get ready to enjoy the fascinating sight of the unique Maldivian sunset.Overnight atsame Resort.Day 14Maldives IslandThis morning, join one of the many excursions including island hopping, snorkeling excursion, night fishing,game fishing or morning fishing etc. and enjoy a sumptuous barbecue lunch on a deserted island. Go on a strollthrough the lovely beaches providing the perfect atmosphere for you to relax. The serene atmosphere which thislandscape offers is very hard to find anywhere else in the world. Return to the resort late afternoon or enjoy thein-house facilities provided by the resort. Spend your time at leisure in the evening. Overnight stay at yourresort.Day 1