Tour India by cruise between Madras, Sri Lanka and Bombay (port-to-port)
Tour India by cruise between Madras, Sri Lanka and Bombay (port-to-port)
Tour India by cruise between Madras, Sri Lanka and Bombay (port-to-port)
Tour India by cruise between Madras, Sri Lanka and Bombay (port-to-port)
Tour India by cruise between Madras, Sri Lanka and Bombay (port-to-port)
Tour India by cruise between Madras, Sri Lanka and Bombay (port-to-port)
Tour India by cruise between Madras, Sri Lanka and Bombay (port-to-port)
Tour India by cruise between Madras, Sri Lanka and Bombay (port-to-port)
Tour India by cruise between Madras, Sri Lanka and Bombay (port-to-port)

Tour India by cruise between Madras, Sri Lanka and Bombay (port-to-port)

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$7,800.00
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$7,800.00

Croisi Ocean Cruise: MDB_PP

11 Days

Cruise to two fascinating countries and let yourself be guided on this grand tour of India and Sri Lanka. Like the great men who forged their history, you will arrive by sea to discover several Indian States: Tamil Nadu and its old trading posts, Kerala with its backwaters, Goa with its many places of worship and finally, one of the richest states—Maharashtra, with its vibrant capital city Bombay and the museum dedicated to Gandhi, known as the Father of the Nation.

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals
  • Refined local cuisine
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Tour leader or cruise director on board
  • Onboard activities and/or lectures
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visits to 3 destinations listed as UNESCO world heritage sites
    • The site of Mahabalipuram in Madras
    • The churches and convents of Goa
    • The Victorian Neo-Gothic ensembles and Elephanta Island of Bombay
  • A day in the Backwaters of Kerala
  • Colombo and its living museum that retraces the life of a traditional village
  • The museum dedicated to the life of Gandhi in Bombay
  • Itinerary

Day 1: Madras (Chennai)

Your program will begin according to your time of arrival in Madras: Passengers are welcome to board at 8:00 a.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, enjoy free time on board before lunch. OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Take a tour of Madras (in the afternoon). Visit the Saint Thomas cathedral, before entering the impressive Kapaleeshwarar Temple, dedicated to Shiva. We’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. We’ll spend the night on board.

Day 2: Madras (Chennai)

OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Sanctums and forts (in the morning). Discover the superb archaeological site of Mahabalipuram, added to the UNESCO list of world heritage sites. We’ll enjoy lunch on board. We’ll cruise to Trincomalee. We’ll have dinner and spend the night on board.

Day 3: Trincomalee (Sri Lanka)

OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Take a tour of Trincomalee (in the afternoon). Discovery the city of Trincomalee, tour the Koneswaram temple, and stroll in the local market. We’ll cruise to Colombo, then have dinner and spend the night on board.

Day 4: Day At Sea

Take advantage of this day at sea to enjoy easy living aboard the Belle des Océans and take part in the proposed on-board activities.

Day 5: Colombo (Sri Lanka)

OPTIONAL EXCURSION: The city of Galle and its fortifications, and panoramic tour of Colombo (full day). The city of Galle, included on UNESCO’s list of world heritage sites, is the most beautiful example of south-east Asian fortified cities. Afterwards, join us for a panoramic tour of the city of Colombo. We’ll cruise to Kochi, then have dinner and spend the night on board.

Day 6: Day At Sea

Take advantage of this day at sea to enjoy easy living aboard the Belle des Océans and take part in the proposed on-board activities.

Day 7: Kochi

OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Tour of the city of Kochi and the Backwaters of Kerala (full day). Enjoy a panoramic tour of the city, visit St. Francis Church, then continue on towards Backwaters. We’ll board elegant, thatch-roofed wooden boats and enjoy a lunch consisting of local specialties. We’ll have dinner and spend the night on board. We’ll cruise to Goa.

Day 8: Day At Sea

Take advantage of this day at sea to enjoy easy living aboard the Belle des Océans and take part in the proposed on-board activities.

Day 9: Goa

OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Tour of the city of Goa (in the morning). Tour of the city and discover one of the most fascinating buildings of the city: the convent and church of St. Francis of Assisi. We’ll enjoy lunch on board. In the afternoon we’ll cruise to Bombay. We’ll have dinner and spend the night on board.

Day 10: Bombay (Mumbai)

OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Take a panoramic tour of Bombay (in the afternoon). You’ll discover the neighborhood of Colaba with the emblem of the city: The Gateway of India and the Taj Mahal Palace, the monumental Victorian station, the university, the clock tower, and more. We’ll then visit the museum dedicated to the life of Mahatma Gandhi. We’ll enjoy a gala dinner and spend the night on board.

Day 11: Bombay

OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Elephanta island (in the morning). Elephanta island is famous because it is home to the “city of caves”, a collection of archaeological cave temples dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. We’ll return to the ship. We’ll enjoy lunch on board. End of our services at 2:00 p.m

INCLUSIONS:

  • Your cruise in the cabin category of your choice
  • All meals
  • Drinks with your meals and at the bar (not including our special lists)
  • All port fees

EXCLUSIONS:

  • International flights
  • Airport/port/airport transfers
  • Drinks from our special lists or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Cancellation insurance / baggage fees: 3.8% of the total cost of the vacation package per person
  • Tips for the crew, guides, and drivers
  • Optional excursions

Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however all offers are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking. Note prices usually display available discounted rates if any, (eg. Early Bird Deals if applicable). All featured tour itineraries and offers maybe subject to change due to seasonal variations without notice, or due to local conditions or other conditions. Please confirm all details at time of booking. Travel insurance is mandatory for all Innovative Travel bookings. All passports must be valid for 6 months prior to your return to your home country. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Special VIP meet and assist offers are valid for New Zealand passport holders, for other nationalities please check at the time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Booking Conditions page.

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