Sri Lanka

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A pearl drop suspended in the glistening Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon, is a tapestry of culture and nature to captivate all. With its rich heritage of past colonization and its spiritual roots, Sri Lanka is a digestible gem of adventure. Explore it’s ancient heart with spectacular city ruins and wander amongst the recumbent Buddhas dating back to the 1st century BC. Visit one of the world’s only elephant orphanages or explore the Uda Walawe reservoir, abundant with a herd of 250 elephants. Sri Lanka, synonymous with tea, boasts many picturesque plantations rising out of the tropical heat and mist and is blessed with mile upon mile of palm fringed beaches that dissolve off into the azure blue…….

“the finest island of its size in all the world” – Marco Polo.

Maldives & Indian Ocean Islands

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Discover over a thousand iridescent islands glistening amongst the indigo lagoons of the Indian Ocean. Suspended off the southern tip of India, the Maldives is the epitome of pure escapism. Here world-class luxury is set amidst white sands and the turquoise calm belies the burst of color and life of the underwater gardens below.

Explore some of the worlds best diving and snorkelling off the many thousands of vivid reefs, and wrecks teeming with vibrant, tropical marine life.

Whatever your needs, whether as a haven of tranquility, a family resort or a fascinating diving adventure, the Maldives is the perfect vacation destination to relax, reflect and rejuvenate. The only difficulty with the Maldives is deciding which of the Robinson Crusoe islands is the one for you.

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Itineraries in Maldives & Indian Ocean Islands

The Maldives

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Bhutan

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Bhutan is the land of mountain legends, nestled high in the eastern Himalayas, between India and Tibet. This is one of the last untouched bastions of ancient civilisation, where the vibrant whirl of the masked festival is very much an authentic celebration.

The spiritual resonance of Buddhism is tangible throughout the land with intricately carved monasteries colorfully emerging out of the majestic mountains. The landscape is dramatic throughout, boasting deep wooded forests, emerald valleys bursting with wild flora and snow capped peaks soaring beyond the eye. The lure of new luxury retreats make it possible to travel to Bhutan in style. Discover your own Shangri-la in this land of mystique and myths.

Nepal

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Nepal is a stunning mountain kingdom which straddles the Himalayas, to the north of India and to the south of Tibet. Walk well-trodden paths through villages and valleys in the low hills or you may venture into the high mountains for some testing trekking to various base camps.  Nepal has many extremities of climate and topography providing a dynamic diversity of landscape, flora and fauna, not to mention a warm and welcoming ancient culture to explore.

For culture, Kathmandu Valley abounds with small, medieval cities, temples and ancient monuments, all set against a backdrop of distant mountain peaks. Nepal’s many rivers, crashing down from the mountains also offer excellent rafting opportunities. This is the perfect place to go in search of the rhino and elusive tigers in the world-famous Royal Chitwan National Park.

A final, peaceful day in the beautiful Pokhara Valley allows time to reflect on all that this journey has revealed or indulge in one of the many adventure sports on offer, such as paragliding, white water rafting or simply spend an afternoon bobbing along on a paddle boat watching the world go by.

Venture Beyond India with Greaves, and explore the many hidden gems scattered around the Indian Subcontinent – Sri Lanka, The Maldives, Bhutan, Nepal and the Andaman Islands.

Sri Lanka’s rich tapestry of culture and nature make for an intriguing destination with something to appeal to every taste.  With a rich colonial culture, spiritual history and an array of wildlife and terrains to explore, this teardrop shaped island has something for everyone.

Suspended off the southern tip of India, The Maldives offers world-class luxury set amidst white sands, tropical greenery and turquoise waters. From all stilted water villa resorts to otherwise uninhabited islands, a stay in The Maldives is the epitome of pure escapism, offering privacy, sunshine and some of the best diving opportunities in the world.

New luxury retreats have made it possible to discover Bhutan’s picturesque mountain landscape in style. Nestled high in the eastern Himalayas, between India and Tibet, this bastion of ancient civilisation is made up of deep forests, emerald valleys and snow-capped peaks, with intricately carved Buddhist monasteries perched amidst the dramatic hills and valleys.

Travelers visiting Nepal will be astounded by the sheer variety of experiences this diverse country has to offer. From hiking in the mountains of the Himalayas to exploring ancient temples, from incredible wildlife experiences to tranquil rejuvenating spas, it is the perfect destination in which to escape the stresses of daily life.