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India's Golden Triangle & the Sacred Ganges

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Shore excursions included*

5★ Oberoi hotel stays included*

Complimentary drinks & gratuities on board*

Exclusive Savings*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 14 nights
  • Departs 05 Dec 2021
  • Sails from Kolkata, India
  • Ship Ganges Voyager II
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1609783‍

Your Itinerary

Fly overnight from London to New Delhi, India Sun 05 Dec 2021

(regional & premium class flights may be available on request)

Two night hotel stay in New Delhi Mon 06 Dec 2021

Upon arrival at New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport be met by your Uniworld representative and transferred to the newly renovated Oberoi New Delhi hotel for your two night hotel stay

New Delhi, India Tue 07 Dec 2021

India’s sprawling capital city is colorful, confounding and captivating. Your expertly led city tour provides an ideal first foray into this fascinating land. To cap your day taking in the sights of scenic New Delhi, relax this evening over a delicious buffet dinner at the Oberoi. (B, D)

Featured Excursion: India’s capital city with rickshaw ride to Old Delhi

New Delhi - Agra, India Wed 08 Dec 2021

This morning you will check out of your New Delhi hotel and head south via motorcoach to Agra, the site of Shah Jahan’s best-known building project, the exquisite Taj Mahal. You’ll visit the Taj Mahal this afternoon and stay for sunset, as the monument’s changing colors draw comparisons to the shifting mood of the late Emperor’s wife. (B, L)

Featured Excursion: Majesty and grace—the Taj Mahal at sundown

Two night hotel stay in Jaipur Thu 09 Dec 2021

Is the Taj Mahal best seen at sunset or sunrise? It’s an impossible question to answer, so Uniworld guests have the rare pleasure of experiencing both. Wake up early this morning to see the white marble monument aglow with the rosy tinge of dawn. You’ll spend your next two nights at the beautiful Oberoi Rajvilas. The luxury hotel sits on 32 acres of landscaped gardens and is built around an ancient Shiva temple. (B, L, D)

Featured Excursion: Early morning at the Taj Mahal

Jaipur, India Fri 10 Dec 2021

Pink is the color of hospitality in Rajasthan, which gives you an idea of what to expect in the “Pink City” of Jaipur. Enjoy the visit to the local city bazaar. Take the afternoon to explore on your own—shuttles will be available to carry you to and from the hotel to the city’s shopping district. (B)

Featured Excursion: Jaipur—Rajasthan’s princely city and Amber Fort

Jaipur - Fly to Kolkata Sat 11 Dec 2021

Kolkata

Kolkata, India Sat 11 Dec 2021

Kolkata

Upon arrival, transfer to the port and embark Ganges Voyager II for your 7 night river cruise. (B, L, D)

Kalna

Kalna, India Sun 12 Dec 2021

Kalna

Kalna, once an important trade port on the river, is best known today for the magnificent Hindu temples built by the maharajas of Bardhaman— which you’ll experience today. After marveling at the astonishing Rajbari temple complex, you may opt to walk with your guide through the colorful local market. (B, L, D)

Featured Excursion: India’s “Temple City”

Matiari

Matiari, India Mon 13 Dec 2021

Matiari

Your ship serves as a time machine today, transporting you hundreds of years into the past, as we travel to the authentic artisan village of Matiari. (B, L, D)

Featured Excursion: Matiari master craftsmen with an introduction to brass

Murshidabad, India

Murshidabad - Baranagar, India Tue 14 Dec 2021

Murshidabad, India

Today’s adventures take you to a duo of Bengali towns—Murshidabad and Baranagar—each one boasting surprising and beautiful architectural monuments closely linked to the ruling families of the area. (B, L, D)

Featured Excursion: Visit to Murshidabad City, ride by buggy to Katra Mosque and visit to Baranagar village

This evening, following dinner onboard, take in a lively Bollywood-style show, complete with music and dancing.

The Ganges Wed 15 Dec 2021

One of the world’s most sacred bodies of water, the Ganges River flows through a myriad of small villages and highly populated cities throughout India and Bangladesh. Take in the remarkable scenery as you sail and be on the lookout for a rare sighting of the endangered Ganges river dolphin. (B, L, D)

Mayapur

Mayapur - Chandannagar - Kolkata Thu 16 Dec 2021

Mayapur

Few places of worship exist on such a head-spinning scale as what you will witness today in Mayapur, the center of the international Hare Krishna movement and home to the new Temple of the Vedic Planetarium, still under construction. Most students of history know a thing or two about the British colonial powers in India, but few are aware that the French had colonies here as well. You’ll visit this former French outpost today. (B, L, D)

Featured Excursions: Hare Krishna complex and Temple of the Vedic Planetarium & India’s French colonial heritage

Kolkata

Kolkata, India Fri 17 Dec 2021

Kolkata

The city of Kolkata is synonymous with the enduring legacies of Mother Teresa and the colonial-era British Raj, both of which you will get better acquainted with today. (B, L, D)

Featured Excursion: Kolkata city tour—visit the Flower Market, colonial sites and Kumartulli & Choice of Mother Teresa’s home and tomb or NGO "Calcutta Rescue" visit

This evening, enjoy a Farewell dinner.

Kolkata

Kolkata, India Sat 18 Dec 2021

Kolkata

Disembark the ship (B)

Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to London Sat 18 Dec 2021

(regional & premium class flights may be available on request)

Arrive in London Sun 19 Dec 2021

What's included *

  • Incredible Savings
  • Five night India's Golden Triangle tour, including:
  • - Overnight stay at the luxury Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra
  • - Two nights in New Delhi at The Oberoi New Delhi
  • - Two nights in Jaipur at The Oberoi Rajvilas
  • Return flights and overseas transfers (regional and premium class flights may be available on request)
  • One way Business Class flight
  • All gratuities on board and ashore including local guides and bus drivers (gratuities included vary in Russia and Asia)
  • All transportation throughout the trip
  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • Unlimited beverages on board including local wines, sparkling wines and champagne, craft beer and premium spirits (inclusions vary for Russia and Asia)
  • Local entertainment & insightful lectures on board
  • Fully escorted excursions with English-speaking local guides
  • Services of a dedicated Uniworld Cruise/Tour Manager
  • Health & Sanitation Protocols: - All guests must complete a health screening prior to embarkation. - Gloves, face masks and small bottles of hand sanitizer will be readily available for each guest. - All coffee table books, magazines and brochures have been removed from public use. Guests will be able to access these reading materials via a complimentary PressReader app on their mobile devices. For full details, please visit the Uniworld cruise line page. Health & Sanitation Protocol features may vary in Russia & Asia.
  • Just a deposit to secure your holiday - then nothing to pay until April 2021
  • Black Friday Exclusive – Book an Ocean View or above by 8pm 30th November and receive a FREE John Lewis Gift Card worth up to £40

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The Ship - Ganges Voyager II

  • Occupancy56
  • Length185 ft (56.39 m)
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The ship's spacious, high-ceilinged suites are a serene sanctuary, with beautiful hand-painted murals and all the comforts of a five-star hotel. All suites have a cosy sitting area and a French balcony with floor-to-ceiling glass doors. A bed dressed in soft linens, with a choice of pillows. Your roomy bathroom has a rain shower, comfy robes and slippers, and spa-quality bath products. Other high-end amenities include a generous amount of closet space, under-bed storage, a flat-screen television with a wide selection of on-demand movies, individual climate control, bottled water replenished daily, fresh fruit and flowers upon arrival, an iPhone docking station with alarm clock, makeup mirrors, and universal electrical plugs.

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* Terms & Conditions

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Booking conditions of Uniworld and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, except solo offer, may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Flights may be indirect. Regional flights may incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay. Complimentary drink inclusions are as stated and subject to the cruise lines T&Cs. Tours are subject to change. Please notes itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may be affected by water levels, closures due to public holidays or other uncontrollable factors which may require travel by motor coach. Order of sightseeing tours may change throughout the itinerary. Hotel stay star ratings are ROL Cruise classified. Where a hotel is named this is subject to availability.  Free Business class upgrade is applicable to either outbound or inbound departure depending on availability. Direction of business class flight will be confirmed closer to departure. The other flight sector will be in economy class only. Should a specific airline or flight sector be requested please note a supplement may be applicable and will be advised at the time of booking. Offer is capacity controlled and may be modified or withdrawn at any time. Lay Flat beds not available on all routes or Airlines, subject to availability and a supplement may apply. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.

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