Tour Highlights
  • BARRACKPORE:  Government House, the Temple of Fame and Flagstaff House
  • CHANDERNAGORE:  Visit the Dupleix's House, Dutch Cemetery and the Portugese Church
  • KALNA:  Bengals terracota temples, Shiva temple and the new ISKCON temple
  • MATIARI:  Brassworking village of Matiari and the battlefield of Plassey.
  • KUSHBAGH:  Nawab's great Hazarduari Palace, Katra Mosque, the Nashipara Palace and the Katgola Palace
  • BARANAGAR:  Village of Baranagar with three gorgeous miniature terracota temples
  • JANGIPUR:  Explore native villages where silk is woven and "bidis" (primitive cigarettes) are rolled
  • NEW DELHI:  Sightseeing including the Red Fort, Mahatma Gandhi's Memorial and the Residence of the president of India - Rashtrapati Bhawan
  • AGRA:  Visit the famous Taj Mahal and Agra fort
  • JAIPUR:  Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal Palace, enjoy the Elephant ride and the "Pink City" of Jaipur

    

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Explore exciting India by joining the 7-night cruises on the charming and comfortable RV Sukapha. No matter if you book the up or downstream sailing, your land/cruise adventure will start in the bustling city of Calcutta where you will spend one night to acclimatize. After the cruise, the land/cruise program will bring you to the capital Delhi from where you will also visit the famous Taj Mahal! During your cruise, visit places such as Murshidabad, capital of the Nawabs of Bengal, the battlefield of Plassey close by, and the many monuments of the medieval Islamic capital of Gaur.

Features

LAND PORTION:

  • Arrival and departure transfers, airport-hotel-airport with assistance (if international air fare purchased through us)
  • Total of 7 nights at select deluxe hotels
  • Breakfast daily plus one lunch
  • All sightseeing outlined, including transportation and all entrance fees
  • One domestic economy class flight between Calcutta and Delhi
  • English-speaking guides throughout

CRUISE PORTION:

  • Total of 7 nights/8 days aboard the R/V SUKAPHA in all outside facing cabins
  • Total of 20 meals (7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners)
  • All sightseeing and shore excursions as outlined (except those listed as "optional")
  • All on board activities, lectures, games and similar
  • Free daily water, coffee, tea
  • Services of an English speaking Cruise manager