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India & the Sacred Ganges River Cruise

  • 16 September 2024
  • 12 Nights
  • From 6399 Per Person
  • Ganges Voyager II
Enjoy India’s fascinating cultural, historical and religious heritage on this amazing Ganges river cruise with Uniworld, from New Delhi to Kolkata.

Your sailing adventure onboard the super Ganges Voyager II ship, will start exploring India’s Golden Triangle: Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. From Delhi’ red sandstone marble tomb to Raj Ghat memorial complex dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, Jaipur’s Pink City and Agra’s UNESCO World heritage Taj Mahal, dedicated to the favourite wife of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and a masterpiece of the world heritage.

You will also travel to villages along the Ganges River experiencing a new Wellness Pogram, practicing yoga and learning all about the destination’s ancient tradition.

Uniworld offers a fantastic River Cruise and fly travel package including, all scheduled airport transfers, gratuities onboard, as well as onboard entertainment and enrichment.

CRUISE DEPARTURES

From  January to November 2024

Talk to the JWT Cruises experts to book your place on the India & the Sacred Ganges River Cruise.

India & the Sacred Ganges River Cruise

Enjoy India’s fascinating cultural, historical and religious heritage on this amazing Ganges river cruise with Uniworld, from New Delhi to Kolkata.

Your sailing adventure onboard the super Ganges Voyager II ship, will start exploring India’s Golden Triangle: Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. From Delhi’ red sandstone marble tomb to Raj Ghat memorial complex dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, Jaipur’s Pink City and Agra’s UNESCO World heritage Taj Mahal, dedicated to the favourite wife of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and a masterpiece of the world heritage.

You will also travel to villages along the Ganges River experiencing a new Wellness Pogram, practicing yoga and learning all about the destination’s ancient tradition.

Uniworld offers a fantastic River Cruise and fly travel package including, all scheduled airport transfers, gratuities onboard, as well as onboard entertainment and enrichment.

CRUISE DEPARTURES

From  January to November 2024

Talk to the JWT Cruises experts to book your place on the India & the Sacred Ganges River Cruise.

Itinerary

INDIA & THE SACRED GANGES RIVER CRUISE ITINERARY

DAY 1 – NEW DELHI

DAY 2 – NEW DELHI

DAY  3 – NEW DELHI, TRANSFER TO AGRA

DAY 4 – AGRA, TRANSFER TO JAIPUR

DAY 5 – JAIPUR

DAY 6 – JAIPUR, FLY TO KOLKATA (EMBARK), CRUISING THE GANGES RIVER

DAY 7 – KALNA

DAY 8 – MATIARI

DAY 9 – MURSHIDABAD, BARANAGAR

DAY 10 – THE GANGES, KHUSBAGH, MAYAPUR

DAY 11 – MAYAPUR, CHANDANNAGAR

DAY 12 – KOLKATA

DAY 13 – KOLKATA (DISEMBARK)

OPTIONAL EXTENSION – VARANASI, INDIA POST-CRUISE EXTENSION

Note: The itineraries presented are subject to modification due to water levels, closures because of public holidays or other uncontrollable factors. Every effort will be made to operate programs as planned, but changes may still be necessary throughout the cruise. This day-to-day schedule is subject to change. Your final day-to-day schedule will be provided onboard on the first day of your cruise.

DINING

  • Meals onboard prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 9 dinners
  • Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners
  • House wine, local spirits and beer, soft drinks, tea and coffee will be served throughout the cruise. Onshore lunches include coffee and tea. Onshore dinners include house wine, local beer, soft drinks, coffee, and tea

*Note: Due to cultural differences and other factors, the beverage policy for our India program differs from our European programs. 

EXCURSIONS

  • 10 days of excursions, all fully hosted by by English-speaking local experts

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the elegant Ganges Voyager II
  • Lavishly appointed riverview suites with private balconies
  • 2 nights in New Delhi at The Oberoi New Delhi (or similar)
  • 1 night in Agra at The Oberoi Amarvilas (or similar)
  • 2 nights in Jaipur at The Oberoi Rajvilas (or similar)

EXPERIENCES

  • 1 country: India
  • 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Tour Manager
  • Wellness Program on every sailing
  • Cultural enrichment
  • Group Transfers are included on arrival and departure days (please see terms and conditions for transfer guidelines)
  • Flights included between Jaipur and Kolkata
  • Gratuities for onboard and onshore personnel (ship staff, crew, Cruise/Tour Manager, local experts, drivers) are included both during the cruise/tour as well as on any pre- or post-cruise land extensions
  • All fares are per guest in euro based on double occupancy unless otherwise noted
  • Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice
  • Availability of all stateroom categories cannot be guaranteed
  • Single Supplement applies for single accommodation
  • Itineraries and vessels may change, and substitute visits to other sites may occur during your trip due to water level fluctuations and other uncontrollable factors
  • The order of sightseeing and docking ports are subject to change according to port authority assignments
  • Prices exclude additional port charges of €210 per person
  • Subject to availability
  • T&C’s apply

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