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01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Kolkata and Brahmaputra River

Combine a 2-night hotel stay in the lively city of Kolkata with a Brahmaputra river cruise and discover ancient temples, traditional tea plantations and the amazing wildlife of Kaziranga National Park

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11 nights from £2439pp

River Adventures Holiday
  • Kolkata
  • Elephant, Kaziranga National Park

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This unforgettable journey starts with a 2-night stay in the colourful city of Kolkata, where a guided tour explores the Victoria Memorial, St Paul's Cathedral and Mother Teresa's house.

Embark your ship MV Mahabaahu and cruise along the Brahmaputra river, watching out for the famous Gangeatic dolphins and the amazing array of birdlife. Visit a tea plantation to see the tea pickers at work and sample the Assam tea. Explore the magnificent Kaziranga National Park by jeep and elephant safari for the chance to get up close to a wide range of wildlife.

Unique experiences include song and dance performances by traditional artists, an evening under the stars at an isolated island and a trip to meet the Mishing people in their village.

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Kolkata and Brahmaputra River Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Kolkata (India)

Fly from the UK to Kolkata.

Day 2 - Kolkata

A representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel for a 2-night stay. (B)

Day 3 - Kolkata

Visit the famous Victoria Memorial (closed Mondays) which houses the iconic Rosewood piano, before continuing to the impressive St Paul's Cathedral and Mother Teresa's house. You'll also visit Shishu Bhawan, the children's home she opened in 1955. (B)

Day 4 - Jorhat

Fly to Jorhat via Guwahati and transfer to Neamati Ghat to embark your ship MV Mahabaahu. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner tonight and a talk about Sibsagar and the Ahom people of Assam. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Sibsagar

Enjoy a day trip to the ancient city of Sibsagar, home to the tallest Shiva temple in India, the Palace of the Ahom Kings and the Rang Ghar amphitheatre. Take a traditional Assamese lunch at a tea estate with a family who have been tea-making for a over a century. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Majuli Island

Enjoy a yoga lesson or a walk along the swamps to see birds including owls, kingfishers and eagles. Sail to Majuli Island during breakfast and see the Satras, ancient monasteries that preserve antiques such as weapons, utensils and jewellery. Enjoy a performance by Satriya singers and dancers then meet the Mishing people in their village. On board tonight there is a talk on Assam's locations and importance. This evening will be spent under the stars on an isolated island. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Dhansiri Boat Safari

Enjoy a talk about the Brahmaputra and the life that surrounds it, and take a river safari in the tender boats to spot the varied wildlife along the water’s edge. This afternoon there is an on-board cooking demonstration by the chef and a talk on Tea, Silk and Jute in Assam. This evening gather around a bonfire on shore. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Bishwanath Ghat - Silghat

After a talk on Kaziranga and the wildlife of India this morning, explore the village of Bishwanath Ghat and see the village women weaving cotton and silk in their homes. Sail to Silghat and visit the Kaliabore tea estate to see the tea-pickers and learn more about the process of producing Assam tea. Visit a jute mill to see how the fibre is made into eco-friendly bags then return to the ship for a cultural evening on board. (B,L,D)

Day 9 - Kaziranga National Park

Set off early this morning for an unforgettable elephant safari through the Kaziranga National Park, home to animals including the Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros, wild elephants and a wide variety of birds, with breakfast at a resort in the park, then take a jeep safari. On board tonight there is a talk on Kamakhaya, the occult and Peacock Island followed by a traditional Assamese dinner. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - Peacock Island

Visit a village on an island that is involved in extensive farming then sail to Peacock Island, renowned for its endangered Golden Langur. Farewell Dinner on board tonight. (B,L,D)

Day 11 - Guwahati - UK

Disembark RV Mahabaahu this morning and visit the Kamakhya Temple which is devoted to the goddess of desire. Transfer to the airport for the return flight to the UK. (B,L)

Day 12 - UK

Arrive back in the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • 2-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Kolkata on B&B basis
  • Return flights from the UK, internal flights and overseas transfers
  • Complimentary bottled water, tea and coffee throughout cruise
  • Sightseeing, excursions, tours and entrance fees
  • Elephant, jeep and boat safaris
  • Services of a Tour Director
  • Porterage at all accommodation
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • September
    • Sep 26th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2769
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3269 Brochure Price from: £3589 Brochure Price from: £3779 Brochure Price from: £4139
      Blue Water Price from: £2769 Blue Water Price from: £2999 Blue Water Price from: £3149 Blue Water Price from: £3399
  • October
    • Oct 3rd - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Oct 10th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Oct 17th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Oct 31st - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
  • November
    • Nov 7th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Nov 14th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Nov 28th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
  • December
    • Dec 12th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2769
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3269 Brochure Price from: £3589 Brochure Price from: £3779 Brochure Price from: £4139
      Blue Water Price from: £2769 Blue Water Price from: £2999 Blue Water Price from: £3149 Blue Water Price from: £3399
    • Dec 19th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2969
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3469 Brochure Price from: £3789 Brochure Price from: £3979 Brochure Price from: £4339
      Blue Water Price from: £2969 Blue Water Price from: £3199 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3599

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • January
    • Jan 2nd - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3249
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3474 Brochure Price from: £3809 Brochure Price from: £3949 Brochure Price from: £4329
      Blue Water Price from: £3249 Blue Water Price from: £3549 Blue Water Price from: £3669 Blue Water Price from: £3999
    • Jan 9th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Jan 16th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Jan 23rd - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Jan 30th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
  • February
    • Feb 6th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Feb 13th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Feb 20th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Feb 27th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
  • March
    • Mar 5th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Mar 12th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Mar 19th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Mar 26th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
  • April
    • Apr 2nd - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Apr 9th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3249
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3474 Brochure Price from: £3809 Brochure Price from: £3949 Brochure Price from: £4329
      Blue Water Price from: £3249 Blue Water Price from: £3549 Blue Water Price from: £3669 Blue Water Price from: £3999
    • Apr 16th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Blue Water Price from: £3049 Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3469 Blue Water Price from: £3849
    • Apr 23rd - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2769
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3269 Brochure Price from: £3589 Brochure Price from: £3779 Brochure Price from: £4139
      Blue Water Price from: £2769 Blue Water Price from: £2999 Blue Water Price from: £3149 Blue Water Price from: £3399
    • Apr 30th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2769
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3269 Brochure Price from: £3589 Brochure Price from: £3779 Brochure Price from: £4139
      Blue Water Price from: £2769 Blue Water Price from: £2999 Blue Water Price from: £3149 Blue Water Price from: £3399
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