Delhi - Tour Day 1
One of the most historic capitals in the world, Delhi is 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.
Delhi to 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.
Agra to 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.
Jaipur to 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 – Hotel Stay
You’ll have one night to explore Singapore, a city of contrasts, where sacred shrines sit in the shadows of science-fiction-style architecture and pristine streets lead to wild rainforests with dense canopies. Escape the bustle and walk forgotten trails, gaze up at the multi-coloured Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay and dine on some of Singapore’s famous street food.
Singapore - Embark Silver Muse
In Singapore, you’ll embark Silver Muse for your cruise to Shanghai. Choose from eight delicious dining experiences; personalise your suite to the finest detail, including your choice of scent, toiletries and pillow and get to know your personal butler who will keep your fridge stocked with your favourite drinks – cruising with Silversea is simply fabulous.
Dining on board Silver Muse is in a class of its own. Enjoy a Japanese lunch of sushi and sashimi at Kaiseki; savour Asian fusion dishes at Indochine where it’s not uncommon to find rock lobster and aloo palak on the menu; and head to La Terrazza to finish your evening off with tiramisu, panna cotta or a delicious cheese board.
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.
Ho Chi Minh City
Discover Vietnam’s history with a visit to the Chu Chi Tunnels, the War Remnants museum or Independence Palace. Or stroll through colourful Cho Lon, the city’s Chinatown, before visiting Nghia An Hoi Quan Pagoda, a temple known for its gilded woodwork and detailed interiors.
Days at sea on board Silver Muse can be just as enriching and fulfilling as those spent exploring new destinations. During the day learn how to make your favourite cocktail poolside, relax around the pool or compete in a shuffleboard tournament, before evenings of dancing and musical shows.
Chan May (Hue/Danang)
Chan May is ideal for visiting the ancient city of Hue, a UNESCO-listed site where you’ll find remnants of the glories of imperial Vietnam, and the beach resort of Danang. As well as golden sands, Danang also offers ancient pagodas; the Marble Mountains, with their limestone caves and hidden Buddhist shrines; the verdant Monkey Mountain national park and museums that document Vietnam’s history, from indigenous tribes to the Vietnam War.
Those looking for a sophisticated venue to enjoy an after dinner drink should head to Connoisseur’s Corner. Decorated in a rich and luxurious fashion, enjoy the finest range of cognacs or whiskey while swapping stories with fellow passengers.
Diverse and delicious with an insatiable appetite, Hong Kong – also called the 'City of Life' – is bursting with energy. Experience the excitement, vibrancy and colour of this unforgettable duty-free port. Visit the dynamic Stanley Market where shoppers will find an unparalleled selection of bargains and hidden treasures, Victoria Park for spectacular views of the harbour or one of the 9,000 bars, pubs and restaurants Kowloon has to offer.
Spend your final day at sea relaxing in the Zagara Beauty Spa, a sanctuary of pure bliss. Enjoy invigorating therapies including facials, body wraps and massages or simply relax in the saunas and steam rooms.
Shanghai - Disembark Silver Muse and Hotel Stay
You’ll disembark Silver Muse in Shanghai for a two night hotel stay. A centre of technology and transport, commerce and capital, fashion and finance; Shanghai is the biggest city in China. Here you’ll find many of the world’s supertall buildings, so get your camera ready for amazing views – you won’t want to miss it.
Shanghai - Tour Day 7
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.
Shanghai to Xi’an - Tour Day 8
From Shanghai, you’ll 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 you’ll see the world-famous Terracotta Army.
Xi’an - Tour Day 9
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 Shihuang 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.
Beijing - Tour Day 10
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.
Beijing - Tour Day 11
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. During the afternoon you’ll visit the Summer Palace, once an iconic lakeside retreat for royalty.
Beijing - Tour Day 12
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*