Incredible Indian Ocean - Remote Lands Newsletter May 2015
Remote Lands Newsletter May 2015
The archetypal beach paradise - white sand, blue sea, palm trees, total tranquility - surely has its origins in the Indian Ocean. The idyllic shores of Sri Lanka and the Maldives will fulfill all your beach fantasies, with their combination of stunning sands and luxury beachfront resorts. But of course there's more to the Indian Ocean than beach life, and in this newsletter we offer a mix of dreamy beaches, tea plantations, historic architecture, exotic wildlife and beautiful landscapes, as we take you on a journey across the myriad destinations of the region.
Our expert teams in New York, Bangkok and Delhi have travelled extensively throughout the region and can help you plan the perfect Indian Ocean adventure, so contact us now on [email protected] or call +1.646.415.8092 (US) or +66.2260.7584 (Asia).
Sri Lanka by Helicopter Explore the culturally rich island nation of Sri Lanka with supreme efficiency and in ultimate comfort in your own private helicopter. You’ll be whisked away to difficult-to-reach places in no time, in style and comfort, with ease, and while enjoying breathtaking bird’s-eye views of the country’s incredible landscape. You’ll visit ancient heritage sites, dine on delectable Sri Lankan dishes, see exotic animals, and stay in the island's finest properties properties including the ultra-luxe boutique Amanwella and Amangalla during this exciting 12-day luxury journey.
Palaces & Houseboats: Charming South India Experience sunny South India with this 12-day itinerary, beginning in Mumbai where you will stay at the legendary Taj Palace Hotel before moving on to India's premier beach resort, Goa, where you will stay at the Taj Exotica. Wander through the historic town of Cochin and admire the magnificent architecture including India's oldest synagogue and church, and stay in the charming old colonial Brunton Boatyard hotel. Explore the backwaters of Kerala aboard Oberoi's Vrinda houseboat. Important temples and palaces and colorful markets are on the agenda in Madurai, Mysore, Bangalore and finally Chennai, where you can choose between the Park Hyatt and the Leela.
Bangladesh: Home of Ancient Wonders Take a walk on the wild side and go way off the beaten path to Bangladesh, a country home to countless ancient wonders. Start this amazing adventure in the extraordinary capital of Dhaka and see grand historic architecture mesh with metropolitan life. Leave the city and discover the breathtaking Somapura Mahavihara, one of the largest Buddhist monasteries in the world. Continue to Khan Jahan Ali’s pond and come face to face with enormous crocodiles, and experience Bangladeshi life and culture by meeting locals in the traditional village of Satrangee. Finally, your journey will take you deep into the Sundarbans, the largest block of mangrove forest in the world where you’ll have the opportunity to see the royal Bengal tiger in its natural habitat.
A Blissful Break in Kaafu Atoll, Maldives Spend a week of ultimate bliss in the warm welcoming Maldives. Sun, sand and sea are on the agenda - with a plethora of distractions to keep you active, including windsurfing, snorkeling, cruising and kayaking. Embrace the turquoise splendor of the Maldives at some of the world’s best beach resorts - One & Only Reethi Rah, Baros Maldives or Cocoa by Como, each offering intimate luxury, refined service and priceless relaxation.
Ultimate Indian Ocean Adventure: India, Sri Lanka & Maldives Can't decide which Indian Ocean destination to choose? You don't have to! Visit them all as you embark on this 26-day-long adventure that is sure to leave you with enough incredible memories to last a lifetime. Start your journey in the bustling metropolis of Mumbai, India and explore urban life in a world removed. Explore the countryside of Sri Lanka on a walking tour of the tea plantations. Appreciate the natural wonders of Southern Asia on multiple safari treks. And spend the last days of your adventurous tour unwinding in the stunning and tranquil Maldives.
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