- 21 Nights
- Price from £5,499
Departing 15 Feb 19
luxury 7 day fully escorted golden triangle tour
Departing 15 Feb 19
From forgotten fortresses to ornate palaces, you’ll journey to India’s greatest treasures on this luxurious Golden Triangle tour and Asia cruise.
Embrace the exuberance of New Delhi as you begin your Golden Triangle discovery, taking in grand government buildings, Humayun’s Tomb and the Qutub Minar. The contrasts of Old Delhi await, a 300-year-old walled city that holds one of the largest mosques in India and a 14th century fortress; while in Agra, you’ll see the mesmerising Taj Mahal, India’s most beloved piece of architecture, filled with intricate carvings and elaborate glasswork.
Next, the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur delights with its colourful old quarters and beautiful surrounding countryside, before you enjoy a jeep ride to the grand, fairy-tale Amber Fort, an extensive palace built from yellow and pink sandstone and white marble. Finally you’ll visit the intriguing red sandstone Hawa Mahal, known as the Palace of the Winds, a five-storey wonder with a pyramidal façade.
Your luxurious adventure continues with a flight to Singapore where you’ll enjoy an overnight stay before you embark Silver Shadow, an opulent ship with spacious suites, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and refined dining options. You’ll sail first to Koh Samui, shaded by palm trees and coconut groves or dense rainforest, the turquoise waters are perfect for swimming and diving, or simply sitting back, relaxing and taking in the gorgeous scenery. You’ll spend a night in port in Kompong Son from where you can discover the beautiful beaches of Sihanoukville, before you begin an extensive discovery of Vietnam, starting in the historic and vibrant Ho Chi Minh City.
In Da Nang you can relax on peaceful beaches or discover the dramatic Marble Mountains, while in the historic citadel of Hue, you’ll find remnants of the glories of imperial Vietnam. You’ll then explore stunning Halong Bay, a spectacular seascape with natural stone pillars draped in emerald forest before your holiday ends with an overnight stay in dynamic Hong Kong, the perfect destination to end your unforgettable India and Southeast Asia discovery.
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Aboard the Silver Shadow, Silverseas undertake to ensure that you relish, relax, recharge and repeat, and this opulent ship holds true to that promise.
Every aspect of this luxurious ship is focussed on making your holiday the best it possibly can be. From the 24 hour Guest Relations specialist, who can assist you with any question or service, to the incredibly spacious and elegant suites, all of which boast stunning ocean views, your whims are always catered to.
The chance to energise body and soul is offered with complementary Pilates and yoga classes, fine dining, exceptional wines and extraordinary relaxation spaces like the pool deck. Here you can sit back in a chaise lounge, enjoy the whirlpools or specially acclimatised swimming pool and be waited on by attentive staff who are at the ready with oversized towels and your favourite beverage – this is an indulgent cruise experience.
Tour Day 1 - Delhi
Fly to Delhi and transfer to your hotel
Tour Day 2 - Delhi
Morning: Sightseeing tour of Old Delhi
Old Delhi is the 300 year old walled city built by Emperor Sha Jehan in 1648. During your time here, visit the magnificent Red Fort and the most elegant mosque in India, the Jama Masjid. Drive past Kotla Firoze Shah, a 14th century fortress, and visit the beautiful, peaceful monument at Raj Ghat, where Mhatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948.
Afternoon: Sightseeing tour of New Delhi
Exploring another side of Delhi, you'll drive past the imposing India Gate - a war memorial arch, the Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House and other grand government buildings. Visit Humayun's Tomb and the Qutab Minar (Tower of Victory) - a masterpiece built to commemorate the might of Islam and the onset of the Muslim rule in India.
Tour Day 3 - Delhi - Agra
Morning: Enjoy a drive to Agra and check into your hotel for a one night stay
Afternoon: Sightseeing tour of Agra.
Visit the world famous Taj Mahal, a stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site. This incomparable marvel is constructed entirely out of white marble and is an architectural masterpiece with beautiful inlay work and marble screens. Then visit Agra Fort, an outstanding example of Mughal architecture, stronghold of the Mughal Empire, and home to a long and dramatic history which your guide will help you to uncover.
Tour Day 4 - Agra - Jaipur
Morning: You will be driven to Jaipur where you will enjoy a two night hotel stay
On your way to Jaipur: Visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. Other inspiring monuments in Fatehpur Sikri are the Hiran Minar, Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti, Birbal's House and the Diwan-i-Khas.
Evening: Arrive in Jaipur and check into your hotel for a two night stay.
Tour Day 5 - Jaipur
Morning: An excursion to Amber Fort where you will experience a jeep ride along the ramparts. En route you'll stop at the intriguing red sandstone Hawa Mahal. Crowning the crest of a hill, the stunning fort offers a view of Maota Lake and the historic old town.
Afternoon: Sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Explore the exquisite City Palace and museum, a synthesis of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles. Also visit the awe inspiring Jantar Mantar Observatory, a stone astrological and astronomical wonder.
Tour Day 6 - Jaipur - Delhi
Morning: You will be driven to Delhi where you will check into your hotel for a one night stay.
Afternoon: Enjoy your afternoon in Delhi with a day at leisure.
Tour Day 7 - Delhi
Included transfer to the airport for your flight.
To book, call our cruise experts on 0800 840 5800