La Belle Des Oceans, ex Chennai to Mumbai

India & Indian Ocean

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10 Night Cruise sailing from Chennai to Mumbai aboard La Belle Des Oceans.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Chennai to Mumbai aboard La Belle Des Oceans.

Cruise to two fascinating countries and let yourself be guided on this grand tour of India and Sri Lanka. Like the great men who forged their history, you will arrive by sea to discover several Indian States: Tamil Nadu and its old trading posts, Kerala with its backwaters, Goa with its many places of worship and finally, one of the richest states—Maharashtra, with its vibrant capital city Bombay and the museum dedicated to Gandhi, known as the Father of the Nation.

Day 1 MADRAS (Chennai)
Your program will begin according to your time of arrival in Madras:

Passengers are welcome to board at 8:00 a.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, enjoy free time on board before lunch.

OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Take a tour of Madras (in the afternoon). Visit the Saint Thomas cathedral, before entering the impressive Kapaleeshwarar Temple, dedicated to Shiva.

We’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. We’ll spend the night on board.

Day 2 MADRAS (Chennai)
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Sanctums and forts (in the morning). Discover the superb archaeological site of Mahabalipuram, added to the UNESCO list of world heritage sites.

We’ll enjoy lunch on board. We’ll cruise to Trincomalee. We’ll have dinner and spend the night on board.

Day 3 TRINCOMALEE (Sri Lanka)
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Take a tour of Trincomalee (in the afternoon). Discovery the city of Trincomalee, tour the Koneswaram temple, and stroll in the local market.

We’ll cruise to Colombo, then have dinner and spend the night on board.

Day 4 Day at sea
Take advantage of this day at sea to enjoy easy living aboard the Belle des Océans and take part in the proposed on-board activities.

Day 5 COLOMBO (Sri Lanka)
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: The city of Galle and its fortifications, and panoramic tour of Colombo (full day). The city of Galle, included on UNESCO’s list of world heritage sites, is the most beautiful example of south-east Asian fortified cities. Afterwards, join us for a panoramic tour of the city of Colombo.

We’ll cruise to Kochi, then have dinner and spend the night on board.

Day 6 Day at sea
Take advantage of this day at sea to enjoy easy living aboard the Belle des Océans and take part in the proposed on-board activities.

Day 7 KOCHI
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Tour of the city of Kochi and the Backwaters of Kerala (full day). Enjoy a panoramic tour of the city, visit St. Francis Church, then continue on towards Backwaters. We’ll board elegant, thatch-roofed wooden boats and enjoy a lunch consisting of local specialties.

We’ll have dinner and spend the night on board. We’ll cruise to Goa.

Day 8 Day at sea
Take advantage of this day at sea to enjoy easy living aboard the Belle des Océans and take part in the proposed on-board activities.

Day 9 GOA
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Tour of the city of Goa (in the morning). Tour of the city and discover one of the most fascinating buildings of the city: the convent and church of St. Francis of Assisi.

We’ll enjoy lunch on board. In the afternoon we’ll cruise to Bombay. We’ll have dinner and spend the night on board.

Day 10 BOMBAY (Mumbai)
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Take a panoramic tour of Bombay (in the afternoon). You’ll discover the neighborhood of Colaba with the emblem of the city: The Gateway of India and the Taj Mahal Palace, the monumental Victorian station, the university, the clock tower, and more. We’ll then visit the museum dedicated to the life of Mahatma Gandhi.

We’ll enjoy a gala dinner and spend the night on board.

Day 11 BOMBAY
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Elephanta island (in the morning). Elephanta island is famous because it is home to the “city of caves”, a collection of archaeological cave temples dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.

We’ll return to the ship. We’ll enjoy lunch on board. End of our services at 2:00 p.m.

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