Cruises in India are the ultimate word in luxury and a favorite with international jet-setters visiting India and fast catching up with Indian audiences as well. Relaxed and pampered are the buzzwords when describing cruise packages from India.
A typical cruise in India is on a vessel or a houseboat that sails at its own gentle pace to some of the picturesque destinations and islands in India along with open seas.
Cruise trips in India lets the guests enjoy recreational facilities like Ayurveda massages, beauty and health parlors, comfy lounges on deck, fine dining, well-stocked bars and even swimming pools before they retire to the comfort of their relaxing cabins for the night.
Strange as it may sound, India has a long history of cruises, as suggested by ancient history. Owing to its relevance as a major trade hub opened sea routes that were traversed by boats and ships way back in the 4th century. In fact, Mumbai and Kochi, India’s 2 biggest seaports, are both on the country’s Arabian Sea coast on the western coastline.
Towards the eastern side, Vishakhapatnam is the biggest port. When in Mumbai, most cruises depart from the iconic Gateway of India and continue deep into the Arabian Sea. Some cruises in Goa are also floating casinos that sail into international waters to allow gambling on their floors. No wonder why cruises in India are truly exceptional.
Down south, one of the most popular luxury liner, the Oberoi Motor Vessel, sets sail from Alleppey on a 3-night cruise. Especially in Kochi (previously Cochin), there are a number of luxury cruises and houseboats in the staid backwaters of Kochi, Kumarakom and Alleppey that offer the perfect retreat for rest-starved souls.
Kochi itself is a 2000-year-old port that sees off hundreds of cruises every day. Thereby offering memorable cruise vacations. Guests can never get enough of its mesmerizing backwaters – a wonderful area of peaceful canals, serene lagoons, expansive lakes and unpredictable rivers that change character with every twist and turn around low barrier islands.
Embark on some of the best cruise ships to curate memories of a lifetime. Savor panoramic views. Marvel at some of the awe-inspiring sunset views of your life. Dance to the exciting tunes, chit-chat with the fellow members onboard and enjoy till your heart’s content.
Our collection of cruise vacation packages in India are all-inclusive with inclusions such as all meals, airport transfers and local sightseeing. The lucrative deals will urge you to board a cruise liners in India and start gliding over placid waters.
Make the most of these cruise packages and chart the seas like never before. Our tastefully curated cruise tour packages offer visits to heritage & historical sites, wildlife destinations islands and open seas amd oceans. We welcome you to try any of our cruise holidays listed below and fill our online query form to get a free quore to start planning your cruise trips in India.