India & Indian Ocean Cruises

The diverse, colourful and fascinating cultures and the exotic and flawless nature of the many countries and islands that compose the Indian Ocean.

India and Indian Ocean

India is a spectacular, spiritual sublime. Some of the world's most astounding architecture can be found in this area, ranging from the Taj Mahal to the Royal Palace. Beautifully scenic landscapes contribute to India's lasting impression on tourists. The Himalaya Mountains are amongst the most talked about mountain ranges in the world, they can be easily accessed during your exploration of this mind-stirring country.


The limitless diversity of this region allows for constant discovery of cultures, landscapes and traditions that will remain in your memory long after you leave the Indian shores. Along the coast of India lies the Indian Ocean which is emerging as a thriving cruise destination. This ocean borders a vast array of countries ranging from Southern and South East Asian countries to Australia which allows for a huge variety of destinations to please all individual preferences.

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Expert tips for cruising India and the Indian Ocean
Our Recommendations
  Princess Cruises
Cruising with the Sapphire Princess to Singapore from Dubai
Cruising with the Sapphire Princess to Singapore from Dubai
11 Nights with the Sapphire Princess
 26.11.2019
p.p.from $1,359
Expedition from Dubai with the Regal Princess
Expedition from Dubai with the Regal Princess
11 Nights with the Regal Princess
 03.11.2020
p.p.from $1,620
Cruising to Singapore from Dubai
Cruising to Singapore from Dubai
11 Nights with the Island Princess
 06.12.2020
p.p.from $2,230
12 day journey to Dubai from Singapore
12 day journey to Dubai from Singapore
11 Nights with the Sapphire Princess
 10.03.2019
p.p.from $1,200
Picturesque cruise from Adelaide with Princess Cruises
Picturesque cruise from Adelaide with Princess Cruises
55 Nights with the Sun Princess
 20.01.2020
p.p.from On Request
  Cruises to Australia
Voyage with Cunard from Cape Town
Voyage with Cunard from Cape Town
22 Nights with the Queen Elizabeth
 20.11.2019
p.p.from $3,999
Sail with Cunard from Cape Town
Sail with Cunard from Cape Town
16 Nights with the Queen Elizabeth
 January 2019 - December 2019
p.p.from $2,529
Safari and Islands of Paradise
Safari and Islands of Paradise
19 Nights Africa, ...
 Queen Elizabeth
 17.11.2019
p.p.from $4,499
Sensational Cape Town to breath-taking Melbourne
Sensational Cape Town to breath-taking Melbourne
24 Nights with the Queen Elizabeth
 20.11.2019
p.p.from $3,959
78 day expedition to Sydney from Cape Town
78 day expedition to Sydney from Cape Town
77 Nights with the Seabourn Sojourn
 12.02.2020
p.p.from $50,999
  Cruises with Flights
Souks and Spices
Souks and Spices
18 Nights Middle East, ...
 Oceana
 02.03.2020
p.p.from $3,999
Oriental Crossing to Singapore
Oriental Crossing to Singapore
21 Nights India and Indian Ocean, ...
 Celebrity Constellation
 30.11.2019
p.p.from $4,099
Safari and Islands of Paradise
Safari and Islands of Paradise
19 Nights Africa, ...
 Queen Elizabeth
 17.11.2019
p.p.from $4,499
Marina Bay to Grand Malls of Dubai
Marina Bay to Grand Malls of Dubai
19 Nights India and Indian Ocean, ...
 Celebrity Constellation
 16.12.2019
p.p.from $5,799
Middle East, India and Asian Wonders
Middle East, India and Asian Wonders
22 Nights Asia, ...
 Norwegian Jade
 26.11.2019
p.p.from $5,629
Our Recommendations
Katalin
Travelling to Dubai from Singapore
Experience the exotic adventure of a lifetime over 19 days on board the Nautuca. This port intensive cruise with overnight docks ensure that you see the most of Myanmar, India and beyond. Enjoy the legendary street food scene in Penang, and try everything from Hokkien black noodles to spicy seafood.
Our advice:
This is the perfect cruise for those who seek adventure. Find yourself experiencing new cultures as you sail across the Indian Ocean before ending in upbeat Dubai.

  • Singapore - Dubai
  • India and Indian Ocean,Asia,Middle East
  • April 2019 - May 2020

from $6,270
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Gail
Cruising with the Sapphire Princess to Singapore from Dubai
If you're a fan of getting to know your ship then the Sapphire Princess is the one for you. There are plenty of cruising days across the glistening Indian Ocean for you to enjoy onboard activities like spectacular shows in the Princess Theater. Alternatively, wine and dine in the luxurious specialty restaurants like the Pacific Moon or the Vivaldi.
Our advice:
When you arrive in Sri Lanka, be sure to visit one of the beautiful Buddhist Temples. Gangaramaya and Asokaramaya are home to awe-inspiring collections of art and statues.

  • Dubai - Singapore
  • Asia,Middle East,India and Indian Ocean
  • 26.11.2019

from $1,359
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Nikki
15 day sail to Singapore from Dubai
This is a luxurious sail from the Middle East to Singapore. Embark in Dubai and spend a night on board, exploring Queen Mary 2's beautiful restaurants, lounges and clubs or wandering the bustling markets and sparkling malls of Dubai. This cruise will see you visiting Oman, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Malaysia in 15 days.
Our advice:
Make sure you visit the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, the city view is fantastic.

  • Dubai - Singapore
  • Asia,Middle East,India and Indian Ocean
  • 30.01.2020

from $2,849
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Ports in India and the Indian OceanTop India and the Indian Ocean Ports
Colombo, Sri Lankafrom
$1,200

Colombo is the capital of Sri Lanka and should definitely be on your must-see list when visiting the island. The city used to be known as 'the garden city of the East' and though unlikely to reclaim this moniker, it is still a compelling place. The colonial architecture of the Fort, the lively markets of Pettah and growing number of stylish galleries and shops make Colombo an excellent start or finish to your Sri Lankan expedition. The ever-growing number of eateries serving anything from Sri Lankan to street food, is another reason travellers are starting to flood to the city.

Highlights of Colombo
  • Explore the local flora and fauna at the recently spruced up Viharamahadevi Park
  • Shop in the beautiful colonial-era surroundings of the Dutch Hospital
  • Enjoy an evening walk along the Galle Face Green
Mumbai (Bombay), Indiafrom
$1,649

The Indian port city of Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, is located on the island of Salsette, off the west coast of Maharashtra. Mumbai is not only India's economic center and fashion powerhouse it is also one of the most populous cities in the world with an estimated 14 million residents. It is home to theaters, unique bazaars, hidden temples, hipster hang-outs and some of the country's prime restaurants and nightlife. 'Bollywood' is also located in Mumbai - you can take a tour around Film City or be an extra in one of the upcoming movies.

Highlights of Mumbai
  • Try Mumbai's best chaats at the Churchgate Station food street market
  • Explore the ancient rock-cut temples of the Elephanta Island
  • Take a tour of Mahatma Gandhi's Mumbai home at Mani Bhavan
Kochi, Indiafrom
$1,200

Kochi is located in southwestern India on the coast of the Arabian Sea. The city's shores have attracted traders and travellers for over 600 years, making it to a melting pot of cultures it is today. You will find an ancient mosque standing alongside a 400 year old synagogue, Portuguese houses and giant fishing nets from China, British colonial and modern Keralan artifacts - these all make up one delightful city. Kochi is divided into small islands that are all linked by a network of ferries and bridges.

Highlights of Kochi
  • Enjoy one of Kochi's famous homestays
  • Cruise the backwaters on board a private houseboat
  • Explore beautiful Hindu murals at the Mattancherry Palace
Port Louis, Mauritiusfrom
$1,789

Port Louis is the capital of Mauritius. With a population of around 170 000, the city is the largest on the island. It is also the economic center of the country. Port Louis feels like a mixture of different countries and continents - Africa, China, Europe, the Middle East and others. Its lively streets provide a good alternative to the other part of the island filled with peaceful resorts and private beaches. Be aware that once the commuters leave the city after dark, it dies out and practically nothing is open.

Highlights of Port Louis
  • Pray for a miracle at the Pere Laval Shrine
  • Place a bet at the Champ de Mars rececourse
  • Get a feel for local life and enjoy exotic fruit at the Central Market
Le Port (Pointe des Galets), Réunionfrom
$1,789

The town of Le Port is located on the west side of the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean and is the commercial and industrial center of the island. It was created around the harbour in the 1980s. Le Port's straight avenues and modern architecture are more interesting from an urban point of view rather than a tourist one. The harbour is the third largest naval base belonging to France. The town's marina provides a great opportunity to explore the underwater world.

Highlights of Le Port
  • From June to October embark on a grand whale-watching and reef exploration voyage at the Marina
  • Enjoy a diving expedition to investigate shipwrecks and volcanic caves
  • Try local street food and exotic fruit at Saint-Paul's market on Fridays and Saturdays
Goa, Indiafrom
$1,649

Goa is the smallest state in India and is located centrally along the west coast of the country. Its palm-lined beaches and emerald jungle are not the only things Goa relies on to attract and impress. It is a melting pot of the Portuguese and Indian cultures, a spiritual sanctuary and a culinary world of its own. Here you will witness colourful Catholic ceremonies, hear mournful fado music, try the many Indo-Portuguese delicacies and enjoy the string of golden sand beaches.

Highlights of Goa
  • Visit a hippy flea market at Anjuna
  • Explore the beautiful Basilica of Bom Jesus
  • Take a ride to the impressive Dudhsagar Falls
India and Indian Ocean

The splendour of the Indian Ocean not only lies within India itself but spans over various continents.

Some highly frequented ports include; Perth (Fremantle), Durban (South Africa), Mumbai (India) and also Singapore. This vast Ocean also contains some of the most paradisiacal islands on the planet. Locations such as the Seychelles, the Maldives and Mauritius are counted among the most popular tourist destinations worldwide and all call the Indian Ocean home.

Moreover, the beautiful Lakshadweep coral atolls, reefs and Sri Lanka’s unique flora and fauna all combine to make this one of the most untainted locations in the world.

Cruises to India Itself

India’s majesty is a result of its auspicious past steeped in spirituality and rich culture. India has thrived by repeatedly adapting and reshaping itself. It is constantly producing new forms of culture and absorbing new influences. Within India, there are numerous ports which are frequented by the most renowned cruise companies such as Mumbai (or Bombay) where Bollywood comes alive and energy pervades the streets. This bustling metropolis is both multicultural and traditionally Indian. Other ports include Cochin, a natural harbour, which was once the focal point for the Indian spice trade. Here you can explore the many palaces, museums, and forts of the city as part of an exciting onshore excursion.