India and Indian Ocean Cruises

Discover the idyllic islands of the Indian Ocean or explore India's coastline on a small ship cruise

The islands of the Indian Ocean are the perfect getaway destination - no news, no shoes, just palm trees, white sand beaches and a chance to relax and unwind. Superb snorkelling and diving opportunities are endless.

This collection of exotic Indian Ocean cruises includes the beautiful islands of the Seychelles - a stunning mix of perfect beaches, picture postcard villages and exciting flora and fauna.

Mauritius, a volcanic island situated in the Indian Ocean, is lush and beautiful, with lovely mountain ranges, fine beaches, stunning coral reefs and picturesque villages. Madagascar, the ‘perfumed island’ includes the picturesque Nosy Be and Diego Suarez.

A ribbon of coral atolls in the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, the beautiful Maldives are the perfect destination to relax, snorkel, swim, dive and fish under the tropical sun. The Atoll Explorer is a well regarded small ship, ideal for seeing the islands of the Maldives.

The beautiful island of Sri Lanka is situated off the southern coast of India. Explore the capital city of Colombo which traces its roots back through Dutch and Portuguese occupations, discover the town of Hambantota, formerly known as the “Magama Kingdom” and visit Galle, home to an impressive 17th-century Dutch fort.

Explore India's coastline on a cultural voyage with expert guest lecturers and a choice of shore excursions. Visit Porbandar, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, see the Bollywood mansions of Mumbai and uncover the treasures of Goa.

Some of our cruises visit the unspoilt Malabar Coast which stretches from Maharashtra to Kanyakumari. Explore the peaceful backwaters of Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin and soak up the exotic spices which waft out of the Pepper Exchange in Cochin.

Indian Ocean Cruises

Tales of India and Arabia

16 Nights - Dubai to Colombo

Voyager Voyager

Explore the breathtaking fjords of Oman, dense forests of Sri Lanka and the bustling cities of Mumbai and Dubai on this 15-night discovery cruise to India and Arabia on Voyager with included return flights from the UK, gratuities, expert guest lecturers and fascinating shore excursions Discovery

2014 - Nov

Tales of India and Arabia Discovery Cruise
From £1299pp
Book now and save £1020pp!

Splendours of the Indian Ocean

16 Nights - Port Louis to Cape Town

Voyager Voyager

Cross the Indian Ocean from cosmopolitan Port Louis in Mauritius to the volcanic Reunion Island and explore South Africa with its Zulu culture and safari landscapes. Includes return flights from the UK, gratuities, expert guest lecturers and fascinating optional shore excursions Discovery

2015 - Jan

Splendours of the Indian Ocean Cultural Voyage
From £1499pp
Book now and save £780pp!

Treasures of the Indian Ocean

17 Nights - Colombo to Mauritius

Voyager Voyager

Visit the bustling city of Colombo and the town of Hambantota in Sri Lanka before exploring the contrasting idyllic Maldives and Seychelles islands. Includes return flights from the UK, gratuities, expert guest lecturers and fascinating optional shore excursions Discovery

2014 - Dec

Treasures of the Indian Ocean Cultural Voyage
From £1499pp
Book now and save £1170pp!

Seychelles Garden of Eden Cruise

8 Nights - Mahe and back

Pegasus Pegasus

Explore the beautiful Seychelles on this 8-night cruise holiday from Mahe on board MY Pegasus, with oppportunities to swim, snorkel and dive in the crystal clear waters and relax on golden beaches Small Ship

2014 - Aug, Sep, Oct
2015 - Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Seychelles Cruise from Mahe on MY Pegasus
From £2370pp
Book now to save up to £545pp on selected departures!

India and the Malabar Coast

14 Nights - Colombo to Muscat

Minerva Minerva

Explore the diverse landscapes of India on this cultural voyage along the Malabar coast on board Minerva with included shore excursions and guest lectures Discovery

2014 - Nov
2015 - Mar

India and the Malabar Coast Cultural Voyage
From £2499pp
Book by 10 Aug 2014 to save up to £450pp!

Lower Ganges

10 Nights - Kolkata and back

Rajmahal Rajmahal

Superb value APT Travelmarvel holiday combining 7-nights exploring the Lower Ganges away from the tourist trail with an overnight hotel stay in Kolkata, once the biggest colonial trade centre in Asia. Includes excursions and flights from the UK Cruise and Land Tour

2014 - Nov
2015 - Jan, Mar, Apr

Lower Ganges Cruise
From £2665pp

The Colours of India

16 Nights - New Delhi to Kolkata

Rajmahal Rajmahal

Excellent value Travelmarvel holiday combining hotel stays in the diverse cities of New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Kolkata with 7-nights exploring the Lower Ganges on brand new ship Rajmahal. Includes excursions and flights from the UK Cruise and Land Tour

2014 - Nov
2015 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr

The Colours of India - Ganges River Cruise and Land Tour
From £3395pp
Second passenger flies free! Save £800 per couple!

Burma and the Malay Peninsula

20 Nights - Colombo to Singapore

Aegean Odyssey Aegean Odyssey

Explore the heart of Burma, historic Malaysia and the cosmopolitan city of Singapore on this fascinating 20-night discovery cruise and land tour from Colombo. Includes return flights from the UK, hotel stays in Colombo and Singapore and guest lecturers Discovery

2015 - Jan

Burma and the Malay Peninsula Discovery Cruise and Land Tour
From £3995pp
Book now to save up to £2000 per cabin plus low single supplement!

Passage to Sri Lanka and India

20 Nights - Singapore to Delhi

Aegean Odyssey Aegean Odyssey

Explore the gems of Sri Lanka and discover the cultural and historical splendour of India’s Golden Triangle on this fascinating 20-night discovery cruise and land tour. Includes return flights from the UK, hotel stays and guest lecturers Discovery

2015 - Mar

Passage to Sri Lanka and India Discovery Cruise and Land Tour
From £4495pp
Book now to save up to £2000 per cabin plus low single supplement!

From Africa to Asia at Christmas and New Year

21 Nights - Nairobi to Colombo

Aegean Odyssey Aegean Odyssey

See the iconic African animals on a Kenya safari celebrate Christmas and New Year cruising to the idyllic Seychelles, Maldives and colourful Sri Lanka. Includes travel from the UK, guided excursions and guest lectures Discovery

2014 - Dec

From Africa to Asia at Christmas and New Year Discovery Cruise and Land Tour
From £4595pp

Holy River Ganges Cruise

15 Nights - Kolkata to Delhi

Rajmahal Rajmahal

Discover spectacular monasteries, visit sacred places of pilgrimage and explore rural villages on this 15-night River Ganges cruise exploring India with hotel stays in Kolkata, Varanasi and Delhi. Includes scheduled return flights from the UK and shore excursions Cruise and Land Tour

2014 - Nov
2015 - Jan, Feb

River Ganges cruise exploring India
From £5095pp

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Madagascar Luxury Expedition Cruise

17 Nights - Port Louis to Cape Town

Bremen Bremen

Discover diverse flora and fauna, towering volcanic mountains and sunset beaches on this 17-night luxury expedition cruise exploring the coastline of Madagascar and bustling Cape Town in South Africa aboard Bremen Luxury Expedition

Madagascar Luxury Expedition Cruise
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