As well as seeing some of the well known highlights, we believe that travel across India and Sri Lanka should be about delving deeper into the cultures. Both countries offer visitors a chance to jump into new and exciting experiences, where every day brings a new exhilarating moment. We have extensive experience in creating and arranging immersive journey's for curious travellers and take pride in being able to offer unique itineraries. As an example, we have listed some of our favourite experiences below - this is just a very small sample of what is possible!
Private cycle tour of Old Delhi - India
Cycle with your guide through the 400 year old web of alleyways of Old Delhi. Experience the hustle and bustle of the streets as you pass the spice market and the imposing Jama Masjid.
Alms ceremony and meditation - Sri Lanka
Visit a cave dwelling in the rural countryside to meet with a Buddhist monk and learn more about spirituality. Take part in an alms giving ceremony and a private meditation session.
Listen to devotional Sufi singers - India
Travel with your guide to the pilgrimage region of Dewa Sharif. Stroll through the historically rich town before sitting down to listen to the soulful devotional Sufi singers at the shine.
Colombo walk with an expert - Sri Lanka
Join expert curator Mark Forbes as he takes you on a fascinating walking tour of Colombo. Get immersed into his stories and enjoy wandering around the Dutch and British architecture.
Traditional textile dyeing - India
Take part in a private workshop to learn about the history of textile dyeing. Try out the traditional technique of extracting colours from natural materials before taking home your creation.
Play cricket in a rural village - Sri Lanka
Meet with a villager who will set you up with a game of cricket. It's not uncommon for many of the villagers to join in or cheer from the sidelines. This is for everyone to enjoy, including beginners.
Food trail through Pondicherry - India
Take a walk through the Tamil Quarter to learn about it's forgotten stories, whilst trying delicious street food along the way. Enjoy the dishes and snacks that the locals love to eat.
Kite making with a local family - Sri Lanka
Get your children involved and meet with a local family in a rural village to learn how to make kites. Practice flying them with the children from the village as you stroll across the verdant farmland.
Enjoy a unique sound healing session - India
Take part in a private restorative sound healing therapy session with a spa expert. Feel the hypnotic vibrations of the sound, as you sink into pure deep relaxation.