The Spice Route I. This voyage has it all: tropical beaches, colonial outposts and a wealth of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. After high-octane Mumbai, Goa beckons with gorgeous beaches, spice plantations, and colonial architecture. With two full days in Kochi, experience the surreal beauty of the Kerala backwaters, Mattancherry Palace, and a mesmerizing Kathakali performance.
Tropical Kuda Bandos offers a day of jungle touring, bird-watching or snorkeling among colorful coral. Sri Lanka is a treasure trove of natural and man-made wonders, and with an overnight in Colombo and another in Galle you’ve got options to explore seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites including sacred cities, Buddhist monasteries, cave temples and national parks. In Chennai you’ll learn about Tamil culture and have time to visit the magnificent rock-cut temples and monoliths of Mahabalipuram.
|WED 26-NOV||Mumbai (Bombay), India||Embark|
|THU 27-NOV||Mumbai (Bombay), India||Docked||6:00 pm|
|FRI 28-NOV||Mormugao, Goa, India||Docked||1:00 pm||10:00 pm|
|SAT 29-NOV||AT SEA||Cruising|
|SUN 30-NOV||Kochi, India||Docked||8:00 am|
|MON 1-DEC||Kochi, India||Docked||10:30 pm|
|TUE 2-DEC||AT SEA||Cruising|
|WED 3-DEC||Kuda Bandos Island, Maldives||Tendered||7:00 am||8:00 pm|
|THU 4-DEC||AT SEA||Cruising|
|FRI 5-DEC||Colombo, Sri Lanka||Docked||6:00 am||11:00 pm|
|SAT 6-DEC||Galle, Sri Lanka||Tendered||7:00 am||9:00 pm|
|SUN 7-DEC||AT SEA||Cruising|
|MON 8-DEC||Chennai (Madras), India||Docked||1:00 pm|
|TUE 9-DEC||Chennai (Madras), India||Debark|