- 22 Nights
- Price from £5,599
Departing 01 Apr 19
7 day fully escorted golden triangle tour
Departing 01 Apr 19
From ancient forts to grand palaces, natural beauty to manmade wonders, you’ll delve into history’s greatest treasures with this tour of the Golden Triangle and luxury cruise.
Fly to Singapore for an overnight stay in a hotel to relax before embarking the stunning Silver Shadow for your Indian Ocean cruise. The award winning Silver Shadow has all the hallmarks of a wonderfully luxurious experience at sea, with spacious suites equipped with Pratesi linens and Bulgari toiletries, a pampering spa offering an impressive array of services, extensive dining options and your own personal butler while on board. The 382 passenger ship is the perfect size to cater to all the traditional elements of cruising but with an intimate feel that makes every passenger feel truly treasured.
You’ll sail first to Penang’s stunning shores and colonial treasures before you arrive in Phuket for an overnight stay on board the ship. Thailand’s largest island is an idyllic province of soft sandy beaches and swaying palm trees simply made for relaxation and rejuvenation. Those looking for a little more adventure could explore the incredible caves and lagoons of Phang Nga by canoe, hike to the Big Buddha of Phuket for fantastic views across the city or visit Wat Chalong, the largest Buddhist Temple in Phuket.
Discover jungle-shrouded ruins in Sri Lanka, with stops at picturesque Trincomalee and an overnight stay in Colombo, the country’s UNESCO World Heritage capital. Explore multicultural Cochin, New Mangalore, Mormugao and Mumbai where you’ll disembark for your Golden Triangle discovery.
From here you’ll fly to the bustling city of Delhi, where you can discover the amazing contrasts between Old and New Delhi during a full day sightseeing tour before journeying to Agra, home of the mesmerising Taj Mahal. Soaring minarets, tranquil gardens and glittering pools decorate the outside, before you slip behind the towering walls to see a truly mesmerising spectacle unfold; the monuments cool interior comes alive on the intricate inlaid walls, resplendent in a kaleidoscope of colourful jewels. The last point on your ‘triangle’ is Jaipur, where you’ll uncover palaces and forts before heading back to Delhi for a final night in India before you fly home.
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Aboard the Silver Shadow, Silverseas undertake to ensure that you relish, relax, recharge and repeat, and this opulent ship holds true to that promise.
Every aspect of this luxurious ship is focussed on making your holiday the best it possibly can be. From the 24 hour Guest Relations specialist, who can assist you with any question or service, to the incredibly spacious and elegant suites, all of which boast stunning ocean views, your whims are always catered to.
The chance to energise body and soul is offered with complementary Pilates and yoga classes, fine dining, exceptional wines and extraordinary relaxation spaces like the pool deck. Here you can sit back in a chaise lounge, enjoy the whirlpools or specially acclimatised swimming pool and be waited on by attentive staff who are at the ready with oversized towels and your favourite beverage – this is an indulgent cruise experience.
Tour Day 1 - Delhi
Fly to Delhi and transfer to your hotel
Tour Day 2 - Delhi
Morning: Sightseeing tour of Old Delhi
Old Delhi is the 300 year old walled city built by Emperor Sha Jehan in 1648. During your time here, visit the magnificent Red Fort and the most elegant mosque in India, the Jama Masjid. Drive past Kotla Firoze Shah, a 14th century fortress, and visit the beautiful, peaceful monument at Raj Ghat, where Mhatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948.
Afternoon: Sightseeing tour of New Delhi
Exploring another side of Delhi, you'll drive past the imposing India Gate - a war memorial arch, the Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House and other grand government buildings. Visit Humayun's Tomb and the Qutab Minar (Tower of Victory) - a masterpiece built to commemorate the might of Islam and the onset of the Muslim rule in India.
Tour Day 3 - Delhi - Agra
Morning: Enjoy a drive to Agra and check into your hotel for a one night stay
Afternoon: Sightseeing tour of Agra.
Visit the world famous Taj Mahal, a stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site. This incomparable marvel is constructed entirely out of white marble and is an architectural masterpiece with beautiful inlay work and marble screens. Then visit Agra Fort, an outstanding example of Mughal architecture, stronghold of the Mughal Empire, and home to a long and dramatic history which your guide will help you to uncover.
Tour Day 4 - Agra - Jaipur
Morning: You will be driven to Jaipur where you will enjoy a two night hotel stay
On your way to Jaipur: Visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. Other inspiring monuments in Fatehpur Sikri are the Hiran Minar, Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti, Birbal's House and the Diwan-i-Khas.
Evening: Arrive in Jaipur and check into your hotel for a two night stay.
Tour Day 5 - Jaipur
Morning: An excursion to Amber Fort where you will experience a jeep ride along the ramparts. En route you'll stop at the intriguing red sandstone Hawa Mahal. Crowning the crest of a hill, the stunning fort offers a view of Maota Lake and the historic old town.
Afternoon: Sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Explore the exquisite City Palace and museum, a synthesis of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles. Also visit the awe inspiring Jantar Mantar Observatory, a stone astrological and astronomical wonder.
Tour Day 6 - Jaipur - Delhi
Morning: You will be driven to Delhi where you will check into your hotel for a one night stay.
Afternoon: Enjoy your afternoon in Delhi with a day at leisure.
Tour Day 7 - Delhi
Included transfer to the airport for your flight.
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