Everest Base Camp

Thank you for the best experience of my life. I couldn't fault anything on the trek and I had a ball. Our crew lead by Bir Sing were always smiling and helpful and this is what made the experience so great.

I never thought I'd laugh so and much and the bond that formed in such a short time between the crew and trekkers grew stronger everyday so much so that some of us didn't want to leave - it was hard to say goodbye.

Charles Zidkovik | Perth, Australia

Kerala, Sri Lanka and Maldives Journey

This remarkable journey encompassing three exciting destinations highlights how trade, imperial conquest, religious and cultural interaction have all played their part in these mystic lands where the ancient and contemporary exist side by side. Our journey begins in India's tropical south where Cochin is a jewel in the crown of Kerala with its European heritage and true cosmopolitan temperament. Enjoy meandering upriver on a private houseboat through the spectacular backwaters, where the languid pace and lush tropical scenery is interrupted only by close-up glimpses of traditional village-life. Dropping south from India is the teardrop shaped island of Sri Lanka, a tapestry of culture and nature. Explore its rich heritage of past colonisation and its spiritual roots while wandering through spectacular city ruins. This journey comes to end in the clear and translucent waters, coral reefs and white sand of the Maldives. What could be better than cruising on a dhoni to experience island hopping far from the crowds, learn about the local way of life and snorkel the spectacular reefs of the Indian Ocean, the perfect way to end this enchanting journey of discovery.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Cochin
DAY 2 Sightseeing in Cochin
DAY 3 Backwaters cruise, overnight house boat
DAY 4 Disembark house boat and transfer to Cochin
DAY 5 Fly to Colombo, transfer to Negombo
DAY 6 Dambulla
DAY 7 To Kandy, via the rock fortress of Sigiriya
DAY 8 Kandy sightseeing, drive to Nuwara Eliya
DAY 9 To Colombo
DAY 10 Fly to Male, transfer to dhoni
DAYS 11/14 Cruise the waters of the Maldives, passing numerous islands and atolls
DAY 15 Return to Male, trip concludes

traveller reviews

MOST MEMORABLE PART: cruising around the Maldives and snorkeling

J. Smith North Haven, NSW Australia

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Trip Code: PIO
Trip Grading: Adventure Touring
Duration:  15 days
Activities:  Adventure Touring Cruising
Next Trip:  Departs weekly on Sundays
price: $4,095.00 USD

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