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.
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 Mumbai.
Mumbai - Embark Silver Spirit
Fly to Mumbai to embark the all-new Silver Spirit which 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.
Laidback, sunny and spicy; Goa is just as well suited to those who want to relax on the beach or practice yoga. A dizzying and intoxicating blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures and cuisine; the island’s biggest lure is its wonderful golden beaches.
Mangalore is a bustling city in India surrounded by the Sahyadri Mountains. Highlights include a fascinating artisan village and the Kadri Manjunath Temple, known for its bronze statues. If the opportunity allows, head to Tannirbhavi Beach, famed for its beautiful sunsets.
Cochin’s rich trading past is reflected in its striking architecture where you’ll see British, Portuguese, Dutch and Chinese influences. At sunset you may catch a glimpse of local fisherman casting their vast Chinese fishing nets in the backwaters of Kerala.
This enchanting city is a the perfect place for an overnight stay in port as you’ll have more time to explore its unique heritage and natural beauty. Explore the serene Kerala backwaters, head to Cherai Beach for tranquil golden sands surrounded by swaying coconut trees or enjoy a soothing Ayurvedic massage.
Sri Lanka’s hectic capital is the gateway to the island’s beaches, tea trails and elephant safaris. However there’s more to this historic city than the industrial port that shipped tea around the globe and honking tuktuks weaving through the traffic. Take in Colombo’s stunning colonial architecture; markets with fragrant spices and colourful silks and lush parks where snake charmers still entertain passers-by.
With an overnight stay in you port, you’ll have time to explore the island. Take a day trip to Galle, a historic city developed by the Dutch who also built Galle Fort in the 17th century – a fortification so strong it withstood the Boxing Day Tsunami in 2004. Or you can take a trip to a tea plantation to learn about Sri Lanka’s most famous export.
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.
You’ll enjoy three nights in port in Yangon, an exotic city where monks wander the streets and towering pagodas pierce the sky. Although no longer Myanmar’s capital, Yangon is still its cultural heart, with a rich historical heritage, due to its centuries of international trade.
Here you’ll find the Shwedagon Paya, the 325ft tall zedi adorned with gold leaf that has to be seen to be believed. For a truly magical experience you could join a Shwedagon by candlelight excursion as the magnificent landmark is atmospherically lit up by flickering candlelight.
Golden pagodas sit alongside some of the most impressive colonial architecture in Southeast Asia. Take a stroll along Yangon’s riverfront and Strand Road at sunset to take in the array of colonial treasures that were built when this area was a hive of trading activity.
Yangon’s parks and lakes provide a welcome sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle. The People’s Park, with its fountains and flower gardens, is a peaceful place to relax or you could wander around Kandawgyi Lake to see the colourful replica of classically styled royal barge.
Whether you take coffee amongst the art installations in the arts café, work out in the fitness centre or relax in the Zagara Spa, you will be treated to one of the finest cruising experiences available on board Silver Spirit. Enjoy first class dining with exceptional wines and relax in what is possibly the best place between sea and sky.
Phuket - Disembark Silver Spirit and Hotel Stay
Arriving in Phuket, you’ll disembark Silver Spirit for your three night hotel stay at the Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach. Your five-star hotel overlooks the crystal blue waters of the Andaman Sea with direct access to Naithon Beach, one of the best beaches on the west coast. Renowned for its peaceful surroundings and incredible ocean views from its elevated position, this hotel offers the perfect balance of nature and luxury.
Phuket - Hotel Stay
Discover Thailand’s largest island during your stay. Covered with rainforest and dotted with temples, Phuket’s main draw is its beautiful beaches and bright blue waters. Seek out Wat Chalong temple or delve into tropical Phang Nga National Park.
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