Delhi - Tour Day 1
Fly to Delhi, one of the most historic capitals in the world and a treasure trove that reveals the ultimate combination of tradition and modernity. Made up of seven ancient cities, its multi-layered existence and profusion of architectural styles is tantalizing.
Delhi - Tour Day 2
Your full day of sightseeing includes a tour of the 300-year-old walled city of Old Delhi. Visit the most elegant mosque in India, the Jama Masjid, characterised by its black and white onion dome and minarets, and Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. You’ll also see the imposing India Gate on a tour of New Delhi and visit Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar.
Agra - Tour Day 3
In Agra, you’ll visit the world famous Taj Mahal, an architectural masterpiece in white marble with beautiful inlay work. You’ll also travel to Agra Fort, an outstanding example of Mughal architecture and the capital of the Mughal Empire for generations.
Jaipur - Tour Day 4
On your way the vibrant capital of Rajasthan, you’ll stop at Fatehpur Sikri, a deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar as his capital in the late 16th century, before arriving at the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur.
Jaipur - Tour Day 5
During your time in Jaipur you’ll see the intriguing red sandstone Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the Amber Fort and the awe inspiring Jantar Mantar Observatory, an astrological and astronomical wonder built by Maharaja Jai Singh in the 18th century.
Delhi - Tour Day 6
Today you’ll travel back to Delhi for a final night and a chance to relax before your flight to Singapore.
Singapore - Embark Majestic Princess
Get ready for a cruise experience of a lifetime aboard Majestic Princess, the newest member of the Princess Cruises fleet, and enjoy signature favourites along with many new exciting additions not found on any other Princess ship. Dine on delicious cuisine in two new specialty restaurants with dinner menus crafted by two Michelin-star awarded chefs, enjoy unparalleled views of the sea from the pioneering SeaWalk and be mesmerised by the gorgeous Watercolour Fantasy Show.
An overnight stay on board the ship in this fascinating city is the perfect way to begin your cruise. Singapore’s kaleidoscope of cultures is evident as you uncover colonial gems, historic temples and the vibrant districts of Little India and Chinatown. The futuristic skyline features the modern skyscrapers of Marina Bay Sands and the space-age trees of the Gardens by the Bay.
Princess offers unparalleled dining options throughout the ship with a wide range of culinary delights to suit any palate, from endless buffet choices to gourmet pizza, decadent desserts and more. The specialty restaurants always deliver an extraordinary experience and are the perfect place to celebrate any occasion. Made with the freshest ingredients, the menus reflect regional flavours from around the world.
Feel the sand between your toes as you stroll along stunning beaches in the bustling Chaweng resort town or on the sleepy shores of Lamai. Incredible views across the island are waiting to be discovered at Mae Nam View Point, while a short distance away you’ll find the beautiful Tan Rua Waterfall also known as the Secret Falls.
Laem Chabang (Bangkok)
Visit some of Bangkok’s most impressive temples such as Wat Pho with its huge, gilded Buddha. Or see some of the floating markets where small boats are piled high with tropical fruit and vegetables. Sip on fresh coconut juice or sample some sizzling Thai noodles cooked up on the cauldrons and charcoal grills on the boats.
On board you’ll find everything you need to revitalise and refresh you mind, body and soul. From spa treatments at the Lotus Spa and the tranquillity of a top-deck retreat reserved just for adults to the indoor garden with the sound of chirping birds. Relax in the freshwater Hollywood pool with comfortable loungers, modern sculptures and topiaries or soak in the steaming hot tubs.
Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City is commonly referred to as Saigon, famous for the role it played in the Vietnam War. Nowadays, this modern metropolis is known for its French colonial landmarks, which include Notre-Dame Cathedral, composed entirely of materials imported from France. Beyond the chic designer malls and boutique shops, you’ll discover alleyways home to incense-filled temples and food stalls brimming with bánh xèo and noodle soup.
Nha Trang is the place to relax on tranquil beaches and enjoy stunning views. Over six kilometres of white-sand curves around an aquamarine bay against a backdrop of verdant mountains. The sheltered bay and its many islets are home to reefs full of marine life. At night, the city comes alive with restaurants serving fresh seafood and lively bars along the beachfront.
Cruising means you get to spend your days the way you like, so why not use your day at sea to relax? Head to the Fine Art Gallery to view stunning masterpieces, stroll along the boardwalk and enjoy the bracing sea air or just head to the swimming pool. The Hollywood Pool Club is the place to see and be seen at sea, but there’s also a choice of freshwater pools and hot tubs.
Hong Kong was dominated by the British Empire from the 1800s to the 1930s, a time that has left indelible influences on its structure and culture. However it has never forgotten its Chinese roots and the two cultures have become intertwined to create a city that is truly one of a kind.
Hong Kong - Shanghai
Today you’ll disembark Majestic Princess and fly to Shanghai for the beginning of your China tour. Few cities evoke such a strong sense of history, awe and mysticism. Seek serenity in the Yuyuan Gardens located in the Old City, explore the pop-up boutiques and shop for antiques, ceramics and unique jewellery – or seek culture in the Shanghai museum.
Today you’ll enjoy a city tour of Shanghai followed by dinner and a spectacular acrobatic show. Era – Intersection of Time combines traditional Chinese acrobatic arts with technology to create a wondrous futuristic world using high-tech lighting, elaborate costumes and original live music that is guaranteed to leave you enthralled and amazed.
Fly to Xi'an, one the birthplaces of Chinese civilisation. The seat of power of Chinese dynasties and the last stop for those following the enigmatic Silk Road, Xi'an is rich in historical heritage and it’s here that you’ll see the world-famous Terracotta Army.
Today you’ll visit one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world, the Terracotta Army. These life-sized grey warriors were created by Qin Shi Huang to protect him in the afterlife. While their imposing formations are eerie, the individual warriors come alive through meticulously detailed expressions, hairstyles and clothes. Xi'an was also one of the first Chinese cities introduced to Islam, so you’ll also explore the Muslim quarter and Great Mosque.
From Xi’an you’ll take the fast train to the Chinese capital of Beijing, the heart and soul of Chinese politics, culture and economic development. In this huge metropolis, you’ll discover ancient wonders such as the Great Wall and incomparable imperial palaces and temples, as well as modern Beijing’s growing confidence as a global dynamo.
A highlight of your tour will be a visit to the Great Wall of China, the longest wall in the world that bends and twists over hills and valleys like a giant dragon fiercely guarding its borders. That afternoon you’ll visit the Summer Palace, once an iconic lakeside retreat for royalty.
Today you’ll visit the city’s most famous sites, ancient and modern. The magnificent Temple of Heaven with its symbolic representations of earth and heaven, together with the scarlet-walled Forbidden City, home to imperial rulers and their concubines, reveal secrets about ancient Chinese civilisations. Whereas the remarkable Tiananmen Square celebrates modern heroes of the People’s Republic.
Other regional airports may be available*