India and Sri Lanka Luxury Holiday Ideas

One moment you’re exploring an ancient palatial fort; the next, relaxing in an Art Deco-style maharajah’s palace. Discover these luxury holiday ideas for India and Sri Lanka, each of which is crafted by destination experts from a trusted local travel company.


  • Sunset drinks overlooking Jodhpur’s Mehrangarh Fort
  • Taking a boat onto Udaipur’s ethereal Lake Pichola
  • Basking in the surroundings of Mumbai’s Taj Mahal Palace
  • Relaxing in Sri Lanka’s most luxurious boutique properties
  • Sampling Sri Lanka’s finest teas on a working estate

Royal Rajasthan

  • When to go: October – April
  • Duration: 12 nights

Follow in the footsteps of Rajput kings and queens on this palatial journey through India’s most colourful state. Beginning in Delhi – at the city’s most prestigious hotel, no less – before travelling to Rajasthan via Agra and the Taj Mahal, you’ll discover the state’s grand hilltop forts, ornately decorated temples and romantically ethereal lakes, before culminating the trip at mesmerising Mumbai’s Taj Mahal Palace – one of the world’s most iconic accommodations.

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Essential Sri Lanka

  • When to go: July – April
  • Duration: 11 nights

From the bustling capital of Colombo to lush sprawling tea estates, experience Sri Lanka’s awe-inspiring essentials on this thrillingly luxurious multi-centre journey. Heading into the hills from the capital, you’ll take one of the world’s most scenic train journeys before heading to the south coast, where fortified towns rub shoulders with picture-postcard beaches. En route is the opportunity to stay in this teardrop-shaped island’s finest boutique hotels.

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Wild Sri Lanka

  • When to go: July – April
  • Duration: 14 nights

Sri Lanka is wild in just about every sense of the word – from the herds of elephants roaming Yala National Park to the sprawling tea estates of the Central Highlands. The island nation’s wild appeal isn’t limited to land, either – off the coast are schools of flying fish, pods of dolphins and, perhaps most impressively, the chance to see blue whales. Experience all this and more on this luxuriously wild two-week journey through the island nation’s central and southern regions.

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