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. After checking in to your hotel you’ll have the rest of the day to spend at your leisure.
Delhi - Tour Day 2
You’ll start your day of sightseeing with a tour of Old Delhi, the 300-year-old walled city built by Emperor Shah Jehan in 1648. 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. After lunch you’ll enjoy a tour of New Delhi. After driving through the imposing India Gate, you’ll visit Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar.
Delhi to Agra - Tour Day 3
Today you’ll travel to Agra, a city characterised by its embodiment of royal grace and imposing architecture of the grand Mughal era. In the afternoon you’ll visit the world famous Taj Mahal, an architectural masterpiece in white marble with beautiful inlay work and the world’s most beloved monument. 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
En route to Jaipur, the vibrant capital of Rajasthan known as the ‘Pink City’, 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. Other inspiring monuments in Fatehpur Sikri are the Hiran Minar that Akbar built in memory of his favourite elephant, Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti, Birbal's House and the Diwan-i-Khas.
Jaipur - Tour Day 5
Enjoy an exhilarating jeep ride to the Amber Fort along the ramparts, stopping en-route for a photo at the intriguing red sandstone Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). After a stop for lunch you’ll have a sightseeing tour of Jaipur where you’ll explore the exquisite City Palace 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 return to Delhi for a final night with free time to explore Old Delhi’s winding streets and bustling markets, bursting with life and colour, as well as the grand avenues and stately buildings of New Delhi for yourself.
Mumbai - Embark Silver Spirit
The all-new Silver Spirit has been completely refurbished to create extra space and exciting new features that offer an even more luxurious experience at sea. Now with eight superb dining options, an improved health and fitness centre, a larger pool deck, together with Silversea’s world-famous standards of service, you’re guaranteed the cruise of a lifetime on Silver Spirit.
During these days at sea you’ll have plenty of opportunity to explore all that Silver Spirit has to offer. Relax on a lounger by the pool or admire the view from the whirlpool as the attentive staff bring you your favourite drink. Later enjoy an expertly-made cocktail and share stories with your fellow travellers in Dolce Vita.
Muscat is a city steeped in Middle Eastern tradition. Unlike the gleaming towers of its neighbours, Muscat’s white-washed buildings feature arabesque domes and windows. With an overnight stay in port, you could visit traditional palaces and mosques or head to nearby lagoons to spot turtles and dolphins. Later, take an evening stroll along the Muttrah Corniche for incredible mountain views.
Spend another day exploring this elegant city, wander about the bustling souks bartering for leather goods, ceramics or jewellery or explore Old Muscat through the eyes of ancient mariners aboard a traditional dhow boat. Back on land, enjoy a cardamom-infused coffee or try some of Muscat’s fresh seafood including tuna, kingfish and lobster.
Unlike the other Emirates, Fujairah enjoys the warm waters of the Gulf of Oman with its great diving opportunities and diverse marine life. Behind the coastline of stunning beaches are the foothills of the dramatic Hajar Mountains with their ‘wadi’ riverbeds, hot mineral springs and archaeological sites.
Modern skyscrapers look down on beaches of clean white sand but the capital of the Emirates also hides pockets of traditional culture, with souks, sheesha cafes and a bustling dhow harbour. During your time here you can visit the beautiful white Sheikh Zayed Mosque or the dunes of the Empty Quarter, which seem to stretch endlessly into the horizon.
Abu Dhabi boasts an impressive array of attractions from pristine beaches to wildlife reserves and theme parks. You could visit Ferrari World and exotic wildlife on Yas Island; or learn about the ancient sport of falconry at the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital.
Bahrain may look like another shimmering Gulf state but it boasts a fascinating history and was the home of the ancient civilisation of the Dilmun. Before oil, Bahrain was famous for its pearls and you’ll still find them on sale in the busy souks, alongside exotic spices and exquisite carpets.
Qatar’s shining jewel, Doha blends traditional and modern with ease and confidence, from large shopping malls to the bustling alleys of Souq Waqif selling fragrant spices, perfume and ornate jewellery. Stroll around Doha Corniche, the waterfront promenade, or take a dhow cruise at sunset for spectacular city views.
Dubai - Disembark Silver Spirit
Arriving in Dubai, you’ll disembark Silver Spirit and fly home.
Other regional airports may be available*