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India & the Maldives Cruise
Includes 3 full days in port in the Maldives
Exclusive to Imagine Cruising
Price from
R30,999pp
Duration
16 nights
Departing
03 Jan 2020

Your Experience:

  • 2 night luxury hotel stay at the Lalit Mumbai
  • 14 night full-board Indian Ocean cruise on board Costa Victoria
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner & snacks on board
  • Overnight stays in port in Mumbai
  • 3 full days in port in the Maldives
  • All flights, taxes and transfers

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Cruise Code: ASA6246 Call: 0861 100 400
Mon to Fri 9am to 7pm
Saturday 9am to 6pm
Sunday 10am to 3pm

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 Mumbai Hotel stay
  • Day 2 Mumbai Embark ship
  • Day 3 Mumbai
  • Day 4 At Sea
  • Day 5 New Mangalore
  • Day 6 Cochin
  • Day 7 At Sea
  • Day 8 The Maldives
  • Day 9 The Maldives
  • Day 10 The Maldives
  • Day 11 At Sea
  • Day 12 Colombo
  • Day 13 At Sea
  • Day 14 Mormugao (Goa)
  • Day 15 Mumbai
  • Day 16 Mumbai Disembark ship
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    Day 1
    Mumbai - Hotel Stay
    Mumbai (formerly Bombay) is home to grand colonial architecture, such as the iconic Gateway of India arch, built by the British Raj in 1924. Offshore, nearby Elephanta Island holds ancient cave temples dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.
    The Gateway of India, Mumbai

    Day 1

    Mumbai - Hotel Stay

    Mumbai (formerly Bombay) is home to grand colonial architecture, such as the iconic Gateway of India arch, built by the British Raj in 1924. Offshore, nearby Elephanta Island holds ancient cave temples dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.

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    Day 2
    Mumbai - Embark Costa Victoria
    Following its recent makeover, the Costa Victoria is full of charm and stunning design elements including the glass Emilio Tadini mosaics. There are elegant areas for fun and relaxation, from the Grand Bar and Casino to the Spa, and new drinks and gourmet areas, including the Aperol Spritz Bar, the Gourmet Burger, the Pizzeria Pummid'oro and the Tapas and Paella Restaurant.
    Costa Victoria

    Day 2

    Mumbai - Embark Costa Victoria

    Following its recent makeover, the Costa Victoria is full of charm and stunning design elements including the glass Emilio Tadini mosaics. There are elegant areas for fun and relaxation, from the Grand Bar and Casino to the Spa, and new drinks and gourmet areas, including the Aperol Spritz Bar, the Gourmet Burger, the Pizzeria Pummid'oro and the Tapas and Paella Restaurant.

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    Day 3
    Mumbai
    The huge metropolis of Mumbai has an infectious energy about it. As a major financial centre and hub for India’s successful film industry, it’s been called the city of dreams for aspiring actors. With an overnight in port, you can enjoy some of India’s premier restaurants and nightlife and you may even spot a Bollywood star!
    Meenakshi Hindu

    Day 3

    Mumbai

    The huge metropolis of Mumbai has an infectious energy about it. As a major financial centre and hub for India’s successful film industry, it’s been called the city of dreams for aspiring actors. With an overnight in port, you can enjoy some of India’s premier restaurants and nightlife and you may even spot a Bollywood star!

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    Day 4
    At Sea
    By day many guests prefer to relax by one of the three lovely pools, or enjoy an invigorating soak in one of the four whirlpools. Or you could spend time in the tranquil spa with its pool area, treatment rooms, sauna and Turkish bath after a work out on the jogging track or the well-equipped modern gym.
    On board Pool

    Day 4

    At Sea

    By day many guests prefer to relax by one of the three lovely pools, or enjoy an invigorating soak in one of the four whirlpools. Or you could spend time in the tranquil spa with its pool area, treatment rooms, sauna and Turkish bath after a work out on the jogging track or the well-equipped modern gym.

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    Day 5
    New Mangalore
    Mangalore is a bustling city in India surrounded by the Sahyadri Mountains. Highlights include a fascinating artisan village and the Kadri Manjunath Temple, known for its bronze statues. If the opportunity allows, head to Tannirbhavi Beach, famed for its beautiful sunsets.
    Tannirbhavi Beach

    Day 5

    New Mangalore

    Mangalore is a bustling city in India surrounded by the Sahyadri Mountains. Highlights include a fascinating artisan village and the Kadri Manjunath Temple, known for its bronze statues. If the opportunity allows, head to Tannirbhavi Beach, famed for its beautiful sunsets.

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    Day 6
    Cochin
    Cochin’s rich trading past is reflected in its striking architecture where you’ll see British, Portuguese, Dutch and Chinese influences. At sunset you may catch a glimpse of local fisherman casting their vast Chinese fishing nets in the backwaters of Kerala.
    Chinese Fishnets at Sunset

    Day 6

    Cochin

    Cochin’s rich trading past is reflected in its striking architecture where you’ll see British, Portuguese, Dutch and Chinese influences. At sunset you may catch a glimpse of local fisherman casting their vast Chinese fishing nets in the backwaters of Kerala.

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    Day 7
    At Sea
    With a massive selection of bars and lounges on Costa Victoria, you’ll be spoilt for choice! Whether you want to enjoy a quiet drink with some gentle music in the background or you really want to let your hair down, there are quiet and lively bars to suit all tastes.
    Bars & Lounges

    Day 7

    At Sea

    With a massive selection of bars and lounges on Costa Victoria, you’ll be spoilt for choice! Whether you want to enjoy a quiet drink with some gentle music in the background or you really want to let your hair down, there are quiet and lively bars to suit all tastes.

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    Day 8
    The Maldives
    Your next stop is the Maldives, a tropical archipelago in the Indian Ocean with idyllic beaches and warm cerulean waters, perfect for water sports or lazy beach days. Each of the 26 ring-shaped natural atolls are unique, offering their own combination of palm trees, beaches, lagoon and reef.
    Maldives Sandy Beach

    Day 8

    The Maldives

    Your next stop is the Maldives, a tropical archipelago in the Indian Ocean with idyllic beaches and warm cerulean waters, perfect for water sports or lazy beach days. Each of the 26 ring-shaped natural atolls are unique, offering their own combination of palm trees, beaches, lagoon and reef.

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    Day 9
    The Maldives
    During your three days in port, you could explore Male, the capital of the Maldives. Overlooked by brightly coloured buildings and home to narrow streets lined with lively markets, shops, historic mosques and restaurants; the city is a bustling, sharp difference to the nearby laidback islands of gleaming white sand, swaying palms and crystal waters.
    Maldives Hammock & Sunset

    Day 9

    The Maldives

    During your three days in port, you could explore Male, the capital of the Maldives. Overlooked by brightly coloured buildings and home to narrow streets lined with lively markets, shops, historic mosques and restaurants; the city is a bustling, sharp difference to the nearby laidback islands of gleaming white sand, swaying palms and crystal waters.

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    Day 10
    The Maldives
    Take a boat trip to explore these pearl-string like islands that each have their own Maldivian character. As well as sand, sea and sun, you’ll find a rich culture and heritage, with influences from Africa, Arabia and Asia that are evident in local handicrafts, cuisines and dance. So whether you’re after cosmopolitan charms or paradise-like scenery, this destination offers you the best of both worlds.
    Snorkelling for Tropical Fish

    Day 10

    The Maldives

    Take a boat trip to explore these pearl-string like islands that each have their own Maldivian character. As well as sand, sea and sun, you’ll find a rich culture and heritage, with influences from Africa, Arabia and Asia that are evident in local handicrafts, cuisines and dance. So whether you’re after cosmopolitan charms or paradise-like scenery, this destination offers you the best of both worlds.

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    Day 11
    At Sea
    The best of Italian and international fine dining can be enjoyed with fellow cruise guests in traditional style at two sittings in the gorgeous main restaurants, the Sinfonia and Fantasia, where delicious pasta dishes are a speciality. More casual dining is on offer in the Bolero buffet restaurant and the ship’s popular pizzeria.
    Delicious Italian Cuisine

    Day 11

    At Sea

    The best of Italian and international fine dining can be enjoyed with fellow cruise guests in traditional style at two sittings in the gorgeous main restaurants, the Sinfonia and Fantasia, where delicious pasta dishes are a speciality. More casual dining is on offer in the Bolero buffet restaurant and the ship’s popular pizzeria.

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    Day 12
    Colombo
    Sri Lanka’s hectic capital is the gateway to the island’s beaches, tea trails and elephant safaris. However there’s more to this historic city than the industrial port that shipped tea around the globe and honking tuktuks weaving through the traffic. Take in Colombo’s stunning colonial architecture; markets with fragrant spices and colourful silks and lush parks where snake charmers still entertain passers-by.
    Buddha Statues in Seema Malaka Temple

    Day 12

    Colombo

    Sri Lanka’s hectic capital is the gateway to the island’s beaches, tea trails and elephant safaris. However there’s more to this historic city than the industrial port that shipped tea around the globe and honking tuktuks weaving through the traffic. Take in Colombo’s stunning colonial architecture; markets with fragrant spices and colourful silks and lush parks where snake charmers still entertain passers-by.

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    Day 13
    At Sea
    As evening falls, you’ll find lavish and hugely enjoyable stage shows in the sumptuous and comfortable two-tiered Festival Theatre as well as live music, comedy and game shows in the various bars and lounges, which are artistically designed and luxuriously decorated.
    Festival Theatre

    Day 13

    At Sea

    As evening falls, you’ll find lavish and hugely enjoyable stage shows in the sumptuous and comfortable two-tiered Festival Theatre as well as live music, comedy and game shows in the various bars and lounges, which are artistically designed and luxuriously decorated.

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    Day 14
    Mormugao (Goa)
    Laidback, sunny and spicy; Goa is just as well suited to those who want to relax on the beach or practice yoga. A dizzying and intoxicating blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures and cuisine; the island’s biggest lure is its wonderful golden beaches.
    Palolem Beach

    Day 14

    Mormugao (Goa)

    Laidback, sunny and spicy; Goa is just as well suited to those who want to relax on the beach or practice yoga. A dizzying and intoxicating blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures and cuisine; the island’s biggest lure is its wonderful golden beaches.

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    Day 15
    Mumbai
    You’ll return to this friendly energetic city with a fast pace of life. Take the ferry across to Elephanta Island with its rock-cut temples, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This labyrinth of cave temples has an other-worldly quality with Shiva statues and a mystical atmosphere.
    Elephanta Island

    Day 15

    Mumbai

    You’ll return to this friendly energetic city with a fast pace of life. Take the ferry across to Elephanta Island with its rock-cut temples, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This labyrinth of cave temples has an other-worldly quality with Shiva statues and a mystical atmosphere.

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    Day 16
    Mumbai - Disembark Costa Victoria and Hotel Stay
    Today you’ll say goodbye to Costa Victoria and disembark for a one night hotel stay. Explore some of Mumbai’s colonial architecture around the streets of Colaba or near Churchgate, or visit its temples and bazaars to get a true sense of its spirit. Later head to Marine Drive to watch the sunset, one of the best places to chill and relax.
    Mumbai

    Day 16

    Mumbai - Disembark Costa Victoria and Hotel Stay

    Today you’ll say goodbye to Costa Victoria and disembark for a one night hotel stay. Explore some of Mumbai’s colonial architecture around the streets of Colaba or near Churchgate, or visit its temples and bazaars to get a true sense of its spirit. Later head to Marine Drive to watch the sunset, one of the best places to chill and relax.

Costa Victoria

Sleek, smart and modern lines give the stylish Costa Victoria a traditional cruise ship atmosphere with an elegant, unfussy ambience. The ship’s impressive, minimalist Planetarium atrium is a chic space in which to enjoy a peaceful cocktail or two or just sit and people-watch. The beautiful, glass-walled Concorde Plaza, overlooking the sea, offers a lively meeting place which bursts to life with music and dancing in the evenings. The Victoria offers Costa’s popular mix of excellent entertainment and activities as well as a delicious selection of dining options. Younger passengers have their own programme of supervised activities at the Squok kids’ clubs while their parents enjoy some quality adult time.

Key Facts

Entered service: 01/07/1996

Number of Decks: 10

Passenger Capacity: 2,464

Total Crew: 800

Number of Cabins: 964

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 2

Number of Restaurants: 3

Great places to visit on board:

Aperol Spritz Bar

Sip on one of these fashionable cocktails with your fellow travellers as the sun goes down.

Tapas and Paella Restaurant

Sample traditional Spanish dishes made with top-quality ingredients and prepared with love.

Samsara Spa

Enjoy a wellness experience of complete bliss and rejuvenation with treatments from around the world.

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