Indian Ocean (18 Days)

Cruise Line: Silversea Cruises
Ship: Silver Muse  |  37 Reviews
Muscat, Oman to Singapore, Singapore
Dates: 23 Oct 2018 - 09 Nov 2018

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DAY
PORT
ARRIVE DEPART
DAY 1
23 Oct 2018
Muscat, Oman
6:00 PM
DAY 2
24 Oct 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 3
25 Oct 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 4
26 Oct 2018
Mumbai, India
7:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 5
27 Oct 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 6
28 Oct 2018
Kochi, India
8:00 AM 2:30 PM
DAY 7
29 Oct 2018
Colombo, Sri Lanka
12:00 PM 6:00 PM
DAY 8
30 Oct 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 9
31 Oct 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 10
01 Nov 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 11
02 Nov 2018
Yangon, Myanmar
11:00 AM
DAY 12
03 Nov 2018
Yangon, Myanmar
DAY 13
04 Nov 2018
Yangon, Myanmar
9:00 AM
DAY 14
05 Nov 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 15
06 Nov 2018
Phuket, Thailand
8:00 AM 9:00 PM
DAY 16
07 Nov 2018
Langkawi, Malaysia
8:00 AM 7:00 PM
DAY 17
08 Nov 2018
Port Kelang, Malaysia
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 18
09 Nov 2018
Singapore, Singapore
8:00 AM
Indian Ocean map

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For 23 Oct 2018 - 09 Nov 2018
Your Onboard Host(s):
Barbara Stein, Lisa Stein

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Experience Mumbai with Lunch at The Oberoi - Mumbai - 2018 ( 8 Hours )
Mumbai, India | 26 Oct 2018

  • Meals: Lunch
  • Recommended Ages: All Ages
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Experience(s): Food & Wine • Culture, History & Arts • Sightseeing

Ancient yet modern, fabulously rich yet achingly poor, Mumbai is India in microcosm. Mumbai was once a sultry tropical archipelago of seven islands and the Raj's brightest jewel. It was the dowry of the Portuguese Princess Infanta Catherine de Braganza who married Charles II of England in 1661. Mumbai or as the locals call it, Bombay, is India’s most dynamic and cosmopolitan city. Over 15 million people, from multi-millionaire tycoons to homeless pavement dwellers call it home.

Our morning begins with a transit of the city showcasing the many highlights that make Mumbai unique. Our drive takes us past the Gateway of India, Mumbai’s most famous monument and symbol of colonialism. It was built in 1911 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary. It was originally conceived as an entry point for passengers arriving on P&O steamers from England. Today it is remembered more often as the place from which the British staged their final departure.

We have the opportunity for a visit to the Prince of Wales museum, now known as the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. Designed by architect George Wittet in the Indo Saracenic-Style, it now houses over 50,000 exhibits of ancient Indian history.

Next, we will have the chance to visit the Church Gate Station where we will see the “dabba-wallah”, which means a person with a box, in action. Every day 4,000 members of the Mumbai Tiffin Box Suppliers Association, deliver fresh home-cooked food from more than 100,000 suburban kitchens, lovingly prepared by mothers and/or wives and delivered to offices in the downtown area. The meals are carried to the hungry recipients dangling from shoulder poles, bicycle handlebars and stacked on decorated handcarts. The tins are rarely, if ever, lost and always find their way home again to be washed up for the next day’s lunch.

We will then board a local train, the lifeline of Mumbai, at Church Gate riding till Mahalaxmi Station (approx. 15 minutes ride). Mumbai Suburban Railways is the oldest railway network in Asia that started its operations in 1853. We will get a feel of the local transport that the people of Mumbai are so accustomed with - a unique experience.

Once we disembark from the train we will board our coach and drive past Dhobi Ghat, Marine Drive and Chowpatty Beach en route to the renowned Oberoi hotel where we have our lunch arrangements at the ZIYA Restaurant. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch of regional specialties at this beautiful, calm oasis amid this busy city.

Following lunch, we will proceed to visit Mani Bhawan – Mahatma Gandhi’s Mumbai residence which has been converted into a Museum. You will then have time at your leisure to explore the area around the Taj Mahal hotel or you have the option of returning directly to the ship.

Suggested Attire/Walking Notes: Casual and comfortable for hot and humid temperatures. Long pants for men and skirt below knee length for ladies at "ZIYA", The Oberoi. Moderate walking and moderate distance with some steps and/or inclines. Please note there is approximately 20-25 steps to climb at the train station.

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About the Ship

Silver Muse
Silver Muse

Silver Muse redefines ultra-luxury ocean travel, enhancing the small-ship intimacy and spacious all-suite accommodations. Silver Muse significantly raises the bar in the ultra-luxury cruise market with enhancements to the onboard experience, while satisfying the comfort, service, and quality of the world's most discerning travelers.

What's Included

Included

  • Intimate Ships for 596 guests

    Spacious ocean-view suites with butler service

    Open seating dining

    Wines and spirits throughout the ship

    WiFi

    Onboard gratuities

    All fees and taxes

Not Included

  • Airfare

    Transfers

    Items or services of a personal nature

    Anything not noted as included

About Us

At Silversea we believe that nothing can rival the wonder of our world. Our mission is to unlock the most amazing experiences and destinations, and deliver them to you in superlative comfort and luxury. We do that while offering guests large-ship amenities aboard our intimate ships – all designed for an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. Silversea's itineraries encompass all seven continents and over 900 destinations worldwide – from cruises to the Mediterranean and Caribbean, to hundreds of fascinating and remote destinations aboard our expedition ships.

Insider Tip

We offer Free Round trip economy Air to several destinations as well as All-Inclusive packages to places like Galapagos, the Polar Regions, Asia and South Pacific.

Terms & Conditions

All Fares shown are cruise-only, in US dollars, per guest, based on double-occupancy. | Fares are capacity controlled, and subject to change at any time without notice. | Availability of all suite categories cannot be guaranteed. | Fares for single guests are available upon request. | Additional restrictions may apply. | All fares, savings, offers, itineraries, and programmes are subject to change without notice. | Silversea reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions. | Visit www.Silversea.com for complete Terms and Conditions. | ©Silversea | Ships' registry: Bahamas



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Add-Ons

Shore Excursions

Phuket, Thailand - 06 Nov 2018

Langkawi, Malaysia - 07 Nov 2018

Port Kelang, Malaysia - 08 Nov 2018

Singapore, Singapore - 09 Nov 2018

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