Grand African & Indian Ocean Voyage

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Cruise Overview

  • Duration 78 nights
  • Departs 06 Jan 2020
  • Sails from Bristol Avonmouth
  • Ship MS Marco Polo
  • Cruise code ‍1359144‍
  • Voyage code ‍P005‍
  • Countries visited Portugal, Morocco, Sri Lanka, India, Egypt, Spain

Your Itinerary

Bristol (Bath), England, United Kingdom

Bristol Avonmouth Mon 06 Jan 2020

Bristol (Bath), England, United Kingdom
Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Tue 07 Jan 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Cruises to Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal Thu 09 Jan 2020

Cruises to Lisbon

Follow in the footsteps of the world’s greatest explorers as you wind your way through Lisbon’s cobblestone streets. Take in the tree-lined squares, ancient castles and colourful cityscape of Portugal’s capital city.

Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Fri 10 Jan 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Casablanca,Hassan II mosque, Morocco

Casablanca, Morocco Sat 11 Jan 2020

Casablanca,Hassan II mosque, Morocco

The sprawling, Moroccan city of Casablanca, sits on the north-west coast of Africa.

Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Sun 12 Jan 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Mindelo, Cape Verde Wed 15 Jan 2020

Mindelo, Cape Verde

Known as the cultural capital of Cape Verde, Mindelo on São Vicente is a bustling port city which is home to 80 per cent of the island’s inhabitants. With a harbourside location and surrounded by picturesque mountains, Mindelo enjoys both a tropical climate and a vibrant social scene.

Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Thu 16 Jan 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Marco Polo at sea

Crossing the Equator Sat 18 Jan 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Sun 19 Jan 2020

Marco Polo at sea

Jamestown, St Helena Tue 21 Jan 2020

Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Wed 22 Jan 2020

Marco Polo at sea

Walvis Bay, Namibia Sat 25 Jan 2020

Dine on freshly-caught fish and home-grown oysters as you explore Walvis Bay's outstanding conservation areas and its Germanic history.

Luderitz, Namibia

Luderitz, Namibia Sun 26 Jan 2020

Luderitz, Namibia
Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Mon 27 Jan 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa Tue 28 Jan 2020

Cape Town

With its spectacular scenic views, wonderful wildlife and fantastic food and drink, Cape Town is a dream destination for any travel enthusiast.

Mossel Bay, South Africa

Mossel Bay, South Africa Wed 29 Jan 2020

Mossel Bay, South Africa
Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Port Elizabeth, South Africa Thu 30 Jan 2020

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Fri 31 Jan 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Durban, South Africa

Durban, South Africa Sat 01 Feb 2020

Durban, South Africa
Richards Bay, South Africa

Richards Bay (South Africa) Sun 02 Feb 2020

Richards Bay, South Africa
Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Mon 03 Feb 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Pointe Des Galets, Reunion

Pointe des Galets, Reunion Thu 06 Feb 2020

Pointe Des Galets, Reunion
Jetty silhouette against beautiful sunset in Mauritius Island

Port Louis, Mauritius Fri 07 Feb 2020

Jetty silhouette against beautiful sunset in Mauritius Island

Sandy white beaches. Dazzling turquoise waters. Charming people, verdant countryside. The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius has it all.

Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Sat 08 Feb 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Mamoudzou, Mayotte, Comoros Islands

Mamoudzou, Mayotte, Comoros Islands Mon 10 Feb 2020

Mamoudzou, Mayotte, Comoros Islands
Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Tue 11 Feb 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Zanzibar, Tanzania Wed 12 Feb 2020

Zanzibar, Tanzania
Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa, Kenya Thu 13 Feb 2020

Mombasa, Kenya
Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Sat 15 Feb 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Cruises to the Seychelles

Victoria, Mahé Mon 17 Feb 2020

Cruises to the Seychelles

One of the world’s smallest capitals, Victoria on the Seychelles island of Mahé is bursting with life, culture and heritage.

Praslin Islands Seychelles

Praslin, Seychelles Tue 18 Feb 2020

Praslin Islands Seychelles
Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Wed 19 Feb 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Marco Polo at sea

Crossing the Equator Thu 20 Feb 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Fri 21 Feb 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Maldives

Male, Maldives Sat 22 Feb 2020

Maldives

Made up of 26 ring-shaped atolls, this picturesque Indian Ocean nation is exceedingly romantic and an ideal place to get away from it all

Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Sun 23 Feb 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka Mon 24 Feb 2020

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's naturally wonderful landscape has been shaped by Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim and European influences for a fascinating multicultural heritage.

Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Tue 25 Feb 2020

Marco Polo at sea

Cochin, India Wed 26 Feb 2020

Cultural Cochin - ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’ - is surrounded by historical towns and considered the regional centre for the arts.

Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Thu 27 Feb 2020

Marco Polo at sea

Mormugao (Goa) Fri 28 Feb 2020

A popular beach-side base, this part of southern India offers more than yoga retreats and tie-dye market stalls.

Mumbai, India

Mumbai, India Sat 29 Feb 2020

Mumbai, India

As one of the wealthiest and most populous regions in Asia, Mumbai (known as Bombay until 1995) has been an inspiring tourist hotspot for years – and with its jaw-dropping architecture, culture and food, it’s easy to see why.

Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Sun 01 Mar 2020

Marco Polo at sea

Salalah, Oman Wed 04 Mar 2020

Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Thu 05 Mar 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Safaga (for Luxor), Egypt

Safaga (for Luxor), Egypt Mon 09 Mar 2020

Safaga (for Luxor), Egypt
Ancient temple in Petra, Jordan

Aqaba (for Petra) Tue 10 Mar 2020

Ancient temple in Petra, Jordan

This history-rich Jordanian city boasts impressive scuba diving and water sport options, plus nearby UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Wed 11 Mar 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Marco Polo at sea

Transit the Suez Canal Thu 12 Mar 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel

Ashdod, Israel Fri 13 Mar 2020

Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel
Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Sat 14 Mar 2020

Marco Polo at sea
St John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta

Valletta, Malta Mon 16 Mar 2020

St John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta

Lined with Baroque buildings and enclosed within its sixteenth century city walls, it’s almost as if time stands still in Valletta. With 7,000 years of history just waiting to be discovered, the Maltese capital is a dream to explore.

Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Tue 17 Mar 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Catalan Bay, Gibraltar

Gibraltar Thu 19 Mar 2020

Catalan Bay, Gibraltar

A British Overseas Territory since 1713, Gibraltar is a pleasant blend of familiar and unique. While the currency and language are the same as back home, this destination has its own character...

Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Fri 20 Mar 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Cruises to La Coruna

La Coruna Sat 21 Mar 2020

Cruises to La Coruna

Thanks to its museums, galleries and popular beaches, bustling La Coruna is an ideal location for those wanting to throw themselves into Spanish culture.

Marco Polo at sea

At Sea Sun 22 Mar 2020

Marco Polo at sea
Cruises to Ireland

Cork (Cobh), Ireland Mon 23 Mar 2020

Cruises to Ireland
Bristol (Bath), England, United Kingdom

Bristol Avonmouth Tue 24 Mar 2020

Bristol (Bath), England, United Kingdom

What's included *

  • Comfortable cabin accommodation
  • Full board cruising plus afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Welcome and farewell Captain’s cocktail
  • Stylish entertainment, cabarets and popular classical interludes
  • Daytime activity programme
  • Guest speakers and daytime activities
  • Wide range of leisure facilities to enrich your time on board
  • The currency on board is pound sterling, so you won’t be affected by any foreign exchange rate fluctuation
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Cabins & Prices

* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.

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Standard Twin Inner

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Located on Caribic and Baltic decks, these smaller cabins have two lower beds, a bathroom with shower and WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct dial telephone, music console and personal safe. (Average size 110 sq ft/10.21 sq m)

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1 Baltic Deck £6,129pp Enquire now

Premium Twin Inner

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The most spacious inner cabins can be found on the Pacific, Amundsen & Columbus Decks. They comprise of two lower beds but the majority of cabins in this grade can also offer accommodation for a third or fourth passenger in additional Pullman berths. Amenities include a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Cabins 631 and 655 on Amundsen Deck are specifically equipped for wheelchair passengers with mobility limitations and their companions. (Average size 158 sq ft/14.70 sq m)

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4 Columbus Deck £8,449pp Enquire now

Superior Twin Inner

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Most cabins are located throughout Pacific Deck but there are six slightly smaller cabins situated on Amundsen Deck and they all comprise two lower beds, a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. (Average size 126 sq ft/11.71 sq m)

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3 Pacific Deck £7,609pp Enquire now

Voyager Inside Standard Twin

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Don’t mind which cabin or deck you are booked into? Enjoy a discounted fare and allow CMV to choose your inside cabin for you. Voyager Inside Guarantee Cabins are a flexible cabin category allowing guests to enjoy a discounted cruise fare where it is not possible to request a specific cabin location, category or number. While you are guaranteed to receive at least a Standard Twin Inner Cabin, you will not be allocated a cabin until approximately two weeks prior to departure.

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IG Voyager Inside Standard Twin £5,999pp Enquire now
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Standard Plus Twin Inner

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Also comprising two lower beds, there are four of these slightly larger cabins on Caribic Deck, whilst the majority are situated on Baltic & Atlantic Decks. Amenities include a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Six of these cabins have an additional Pullman berth for a third passenger. (Average size 126 sq ft/11.71 sq m)

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2 Atlantic Deck £6,759pp Enquire now

Standard Twin Oceanview

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Comprising two lower beds, these slightly larger cabins are located on Caribic, Baltic & Atlantic Decks and enjoy ocean views through either one or two portholes. Two cabins, 255 and 262 have an upper Pullman berth for an additional occupant. Facilities include a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. (Average size 126 sq ft/11.78 sq m)

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7 Atlantic Deck £8,659pp Enquire now
6 Baltic Deck £8,449pp Enquire now

Voyager Outside Standard Twin

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Don’t mind which cabin or deck you are booked into, as long as you have a window or porthole? Enjoy a discounted fare and allow CMV to choose your ocean view cabin for you. Voyager Outside Guarantee Cabins are a flexible cabin category allowing guests to enjoy a discounted cruise fare where it is not possible to request a specific cabin location, category or number. While you are guaranteed to receive at least a Standard Twin Ocean View Cabin, which may have an obstructed view, you will not be allocated a cabin until approximately two weeks prior to departure.

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OG Voyager Outside Standard Twin £7,999pp Enquire now
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Standard Plus Twin Oceanview

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This grade of cabins extends over three decks with larger cabins found on the Caribic and Baltic Decks, and the more compact located on the higher Atlantic Deck. Most cabins have two portholes although some have only one, and each has a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. A number of the lower deck cabins have additional berths for a third or fourth occupant. (Average size 141 sq ft/13.14 sq m)

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8 Atlantic Deck £9,089pp Enquire now

Superior Plus Twin Oceanview

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There are six cabins situated forward on Amundsen Deck whilst the remainder of the Superior Plus accommodation is located in the forward and after sections of Pacific Deck. They have one window and a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. (Average size 139 sq ft/12.91 sq m)

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11 Pacific Deck £10,989pp Enquire now

De Luxe Oceanview

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There are eight De Luxe cabins, two of which are situated on Pacific (twin bedded) and six located on Navigator Deck (Queen Size bed). They benefit from large windows and comprise an integral sitting area, a bathroom with bath, shower & WC, a refrigerator, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Cabins on Navigator Deck (pictured) have partially obstructed views. (Average size 213 sq ft/19.81 sq m)

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DL Navigator Deck £14,369pp Enquire now

Premium Twin Oceanview

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These spacious premium cabins are primarily located in the midships section of Pacific Deck and here most twin bed cabins (except 432 & 433) can convert to a Queen Size bed. Cabins 549, 605 and 606 have double beds only and cannot be converted to twins. There are also two forward cabins on Amundsen Deck and three forward cabins on Columbus Deck. The remaining cabins of this grade are on Navigator, the highest passenger deck, but have views partially obstructed by the lifeboats. Each cabin has a large window, in many cases two; as well as a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. (Average size 161 sq ft/15.02 sq m)

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12 Navigator Deck £11,829pp Enquire now

Superior Twin Oceanview

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These cabins are situated on the higher Amundsen & Columbus Decks and whilst they have windows rather than portholes, some, primarily on Columbus Deck, have obstructed sightlines and these are indicated by the circle symbol on the deckplan. In addition some of the cabins on Amundsen Deck have limited wardrobe space. Amenities include a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Two of these cabins have an additional Pullman berth for a third passenger. (Average size 137 sq ft/12.75 sq m)

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9 Columbus Deck £10,139pp Enquire now

De Luxe Suite Oceanview

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Pamper yourself with one of our two impressive De Luxe Suites that offer stylish accommodation and provide an elegant retreat in a prime position on the Columbus Deck. The bedroom offers a King size bed, a walk-in wardrobe, ample storage space and a mirrored dressing table, whilst the marble bathroom has a bath, shower and WC. In the separate living room there is comfortable seating, a TV and a DVD and other amenities include a refrigerator, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Choose between the Mandarin Suite (706) on the port side or the Dynasty Suite (703) on the starboard side of Columbus Deck. (Average size 484 sq ft/44.96 sq m)

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DS Columbus Deck £19,009pp Enquire now

The Ship - MS Marco Polo

Launched in 1965, Marco Polo with her traditional handsome profile, beautiful teak decks and distinctive dark blue hull, is a classic ocean liner. She can accommodate up to 800 guests within a warm and friendly atmosphere that reflects a truly intimate cruise experience. With a wide range of facilities including the impressive Waldorf restaurant, five main lounge areas, a library and wellness centre, there truly is something on board for everyone.

What’s on board:

Library, card room, internet café, shopping arcade, photo gallery, wellness centre and well-equipped gym, swimming pool, three whirlpools and multiple lounge bars

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