'Cruise & Tour' options

Golden Triangle of India (and Nepal Extension)

6-day Pre-Cruise Tour on Cruise 579, (due to one less flying day)
7-day Pre-Cruise Tour on Cruises 580, 580a and 584 or
7-day Post-Cruise Tour on Cruise 604 or
6-day Post-Cruise Tour on Cruise 579 (due to one less flying day)
8-day Pre-Cruise Tour on Cruise 605


Cruise number Price per person (twin) Single supplement
579/580/580a 1095 210
Post 579 1095 260
605 1295 230


Extend your experience on the Indian sub-continent, as you travel back in time to the age of Maharajas and Moghuls. Explore both Old and New Delhi, view the incomparable Taj Mahal in Agra, marvel at the pink sandstone city of Jaipur and visit the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri.



Day 1 Fly from the UK to Delhi and transfer to the Hotel Taj Palace.
Day 2 A morning at leisure followed by an afternoon visiting both New Delhi and Old Delhi, built in Mughal times.
Day 3 Travel to the romantic pink city of Jaipur where we see the astrological observatory and the Old Palace.
Day 4 We view the Palace of the Winds on leaving Jaipur for Amber. The fort is a superb example of Rajput architecture.
Day 5 Discover Fatehpur Sikri, a perfectly preserved example of a Mughal city, en route to Agra.
Day 6 This morning we visit the magical Taj Mahal and the massive Agra fort. Visit the Tomb of Akbar the Great at Sikandra before returning to Delhi.
Day 6 Fly from Delhi to Colombo to join Minerva. The order of sightseeing will vary.

The Delhi overnight is not included on Pre-Cruise 579. The Christmas Post-Cruise tour on 578 will include an extra day at Agra for sightseeing of Sikandra.


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