Discover a beautiful and chaotic blend of pink-walled cities and ramshackle bazaars, riverbank villages and Hindu temples. India’s rich history and diverse climates are experienced through its ancient palaces, desert ghost towns, incredible wildlife and unforgettable peoples. Take a guided rickshaw ride around Kalna and see its many intricately carved temples. Walk through Azhimganj to see gold and silver smithing, then enjoy an authentic Indian tea at a landlord’s mansion.

Highlights of our cruises in India

  • Delhi
    • Discover the iconic Red Fort, Jama Masjid and India Gate on a guided sightseeing tour, then take a rickshaw ride through the ancient alleyways of the colourful Chandni Chowk bazaar.
  • Taj Mahal and Agra Fort
    • See the sunrise as it breaks across the Taj Mahal, a fantasy in white marble, two decades in the making. Then explore Agra Fort, an impenetrable fortress of red sandstone, concealing the imperial city of an ancient Moghul.
  • Jaipur
    • Explore the intricate mosaics, stone carvings and mirror works of the Amber Fort on a guided excursion.
  • Kalna
    • Visit the historic terracotta temple complex on a guided rickshaw tour, receive a blessing from a temple priest and visit the home of a muslin weaver.
  • Murshidabad
    • See gold and silver smithing on a guided walk through the local workshops, taste authentic Indian tea at a landlord’s mansion house then travel by electric rickshaw in Jiaganj to witness saris being weaved.
  • Kolkata
    • Visit the former home of Mother Teresa, and see the legacy of British colonial rule in the Victoria Memorial museum. Take a guided walk through the colourful flower market.

Our India cruises