The Empress will be
cruising the West and the East Coast of INDIA starting from Chennai in June '21:
home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Elephanta Caves, Chhatrapati
Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, and the city's distinctive ensemble of Victorian and
Art Deco buildings. On the Mumbai Harbour waterfront stands the iconic Gateway of India. The city's
also famous as the heart of the Bollywood film industry. Mumbai will be Cordelia's home port in the winter season and offer sailings to Diu, Lakshadweep, Kochi and Sri Lanka.
The capital city of Chennai reflects Tamil Nadu’s
rich heritage and culture. Known as the "Gateway to South India,” Chennai is a
major administrative and cultural centre. The city has numerous religious sites and continues to have an old
colonial British touch. Chennai will be Cordelia's home port in the monsoon season and offer sailings to Sri Lanka.
Goa is a state in western India with coastlines
stretching along the Arabian Sea. A popular destination for weekend getaways,
Goa offers the unmatched combination of sun, sand and seafood. Cordelia offers cruises between Mumbai and Goa and between Goa and Lakshadweep in the winter season.
Diu is a coastal town at the eastern end of Diu
Island, India. A bridge connects the island to the state of Gujarat. The
charisma of this island beckons tourists from around the world.
Kochi (also known as Cochin) is a city in southwest
India's coastal Kerala state. Perched on the Malabar Coast, Kochi has
evolved into a city replete with arts cafes, charming homestays, and elegant
Lakshadweep is a tropical archipelago of 36 atolls
and coral reefs in the Laccadive Sea, off the coast of Kerala, India. India’s
smallest union territory with sandy beaches, gorgeous greens and an abundance
of flora and fauna.
The cosmopolitan city of many wonders. Popularly
known as 'The garden city of the East'. Here you'll find great local food,
characterful shops and tiny, convivial cafes hidden in the between the city
Jaffna is one of the most beautiful towns located
right on the northern tip of Sri Lanka. This
historic town is a haven for travelers. The
hospitality of the locals will surely impress any tourist to this place.
Trincomalee is a great little town on the unexplored
east coast of Sri Lanka. Trincomalee offers beautiful white sand and has one of
the best beaches in Sri Lanka. It is surrounded by wildlife, hilltops, and rock
Galle is a jewel city on the southwest coast of Sri
Lanka. It’s known for Galle Fort, the fortified old city founded by Portuguese
colonists. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this historic city is a delight to
explore on foot, an endlessly exotic old trading port. Ancient mosques & churches, grand mansions & museums, stylish
cafes & quirky boutiques, it has it all.