Welcome to the tropical paradise on Earth, the Indian Ocean destinations! The generous dose of natural beauty - azure waters, unceasing sandy beaches, swaying palms, multi hued under water life - colourful history and multifarious culture, fascinating fragrances and delectable flavours dished out with warm hospitality, myriad fun and adrenaline fuelled adventures, a charming spiritual aura that is common across all Indian Ocean destinations are just a few reasons to spend on holiday packages to this part of the world!
India is perhaps the first name that surfaces in mind of most holidaymakers contemplating holidays to Indian Ocean. The land of hermits and hedonists, rags and riches, old and new, India is home to myriad other strikingly contrasting combinations that tempt millions to flock to its shores. A colourful country with many faces, India has long been the favourite playground for all sorts of visitors with diverse holiday interests. From beaches to backwaters, history and culture, to riveting entertainment and tranquil expanses, the country promises everything to its visitors, in generous measures!
Imagine a country where everything falls perfectly in place, endless beaches shelving into clear turquoise waters, timeless ruins making a beeline to grab attention, heavenly flavours filling up the atmosphere! It's Sri Lanka!! If you are looking for some place that brims with fascinating history, exquisite beauty, and innumerable beaches, then it's time you start looking for holiday packages to Sri Lanka.
There are many nations worldwide that exclusively brag miles of sun-baked white coral sand and balmy turquoise seas but only a few are as popular as the Maldives! Besides curling toes in the sand, many people come here to sample the island nation's colourful history, flavoursome cuisines, luxurious living and much more! In fact, fun bubbles beneath the surface of this tropical paradise that tempts luxury seekers, sun worshippers, divers, honeymooners and everyone in between.
Beautiful lagoons, radically shaped volcanic mountains, and a cultural cocktail of Indian, Chinese, African, French and British influences, Mauritius is a dazzling Indian Ocean island that enchants nearly all who visit. While its famous white sand beaches and luxurious hotels are its top attractions, you'll also find historical landmarks that evoke the island's colonial past, Hindu temples brimming with tranquillity, national parks teeming with exotic flora and fauna, and aromatic Creole and French flavours that imbue the air.
Mesmerizing!! Though it is an overused expression, it is perhaps the only adjective that truly describes the essence of this long-haul tropical paradise, Seychelles! Dazzling with exclusivity, extravagance, and elegance, the Seychelles is an ideal destination for all those who dream of a gorgeous escape radiating with sun-washed powdery beaches, soaring granite cliffs, and grooves of palm kissing the surfs of stupefyingly vast Indian Ocean.
Reunion Island, the French territory in the Indian Ocean is known to be a splendid place for hiking, trekking and simply being one with nature. Of the many places you can visit here, Piton de La Fournaise at 2623mts is one of the best. Amongst other interesting places you can visit Piton de Neiges, Mafate, and Maido and trek into some of the most magnificent terrains and landscapes.
When to Go
Different travellers expect different things from holidays to the Indian Ocean destinations. A heavy downpour, glittering sunshine or pleasant winds can all be part of one's fascinating experience depending on the time when one visits the Indian Ocean destinations. Winter months of November-January remain the best time to book holiday packages to India. While December to March is the best time to visit Maldives, November and February is the time to book holiday packages to Mauritius. The month of May to September is the best time to book holiday packages to Seychelles.