2025 World Cruise: India, Sri Lanka, Maldives…

Embark on our 2025 World Cruise to explore the bustling ports dotted along the expansive coastline of the Indian Ocean, each harbor a gateway to a world of diversity and adventure. From the historic port cities steeped in centuries of maritime trade to the modern hubs pulsating with energy and innovation, the Indian Ocean’s ports offer a kaleidoscope of experiences. Whether wandering through bustling markets, sampling exotic cuisines, or soaking in the sun-drenched beaches, every port holds its own charm and allure. From the majestic shores of Sri Lanka to the idyllic islands of the Maldives, the Indian Ocean’s ports beckon you with promises of discovery and enchantment.

Agra, the historic city nestled on the banks of the Yamuna River in northern India, is renowned worldwide for its crown jewel, the Taj Mahal. This majestic mausoleum, a UNESCO World Heritage site, stands as a testament to eternal love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal’s exquisite marble facade, adorned with intricate carvings and inlaid with precious gemstones, mesmerizes visitors from across the globe. As the sun casts its warm glow upon the ivory-white marble, the Taj Mahal radiates a timeless beauty that captivates hearts and minds alike. Beyond this architectural marvel, Agra enchants visitors with its rich Mughal heritage, from the imposing Agra Fort to the elegant Itmad-ud-Daulah’s Tomb. A journey to Agra is a pilgrimage to a bygone era of grandeur and romance

Colombo, Sri Lanka’s commercial capital, combines tropical landscapes with an unforgettable cosmopolitan vibe. Sri Lanka’s capital until recent times, this fascinating city has an intriguing blend of cosmopolitan buildings and ancient temples. A key stop on the spice routes, Portuguese, Dutch, and British trading companies left behind churches, monuments, religions, and languages as that have become a part of its lively local culture.

Discover More by Exploring in Style

Deepen your experience with either an extended mid-voyage overland trip or a nocturnal tour event:

Taj and Tigers

Enjoy five days off the ship to visit the breathtaking Taj Mahal at sunrise, returning at sunset. Depart for Delhi, then Agra to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site and Agra Fort. Next, head to Ranthambore National Park for a two-night tiger-spotting experience. Once a royal hunting ground, it’s now a wildlife sanctuary under the protection of Project Tiger. Traverse the varied flora on exclusive jeep safaris, keeping an eye out for tigers, leopards, and other wildlife. Depart Ranthambore and return to your ship, having experienced the crown jewels of the area, and encountered India’s majestic wildlife.

Colombo by Night

Get ready for a night of energy and excitement during this nocturnal tour and Sri Lankan extravaganza! After a traditional welcome, join our exclusive street food market, specially created for our World Cruise guests. Imbibe in the heady aromas and visual feast of Colombo’s famous street food, catered by the head chefs of a nearby 5-star hotel. Meet the vendors, try their wares, and enjoy local sundowner cocktails as you meander through the stalls. Next, sit down to a spectacular four-course dinner, enjoy traditional and fusional local cultural acts ranging from traditional drumming, a Peacock dance, a colorful homage to God Skanda, a Kandyan Ves dance performance, and a grand finale!

Did You Know…

Geoffrey Kent, founder of Abercrombie & Kent and a noted world traveler, will join you for an exceptional 10-day segment of the 2025 World Cruise, departing from Mombasa, Kenya and arriving in Colombo, Sri Lanka. This journey is special for Geoffrey as it begins in Kenya, his childhood home, and the birthplace of Abercrombie & Kent. His presence on board offers you an extraordinary opportunity to gain insights from his unique experiences and captivating personal stories.

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