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Cordelia Cruises

 Cordelia Cruises is an India based cruise liner introduced by Waterways Tourism Pvt Ltd. It is India's ONLY cruiseliner that will sail year round from India in the Bay of Bengal from Chennai to Sri Lanka starting in June '21 and on the Arabian Sea from Mumbai to Goa, Diu, Kochi and Lakshadweep starting in September '21.  

The Empress by Cordelia Cruises is an iconic grandeur vessel that first set sail in the year 1990 with the name The Nordic Empress. After sailing the Bahamas and the Caribbean with Royal Caribbean, The Empress will be cruising the West and the East Coast of India. The Empress has all types of accommodation - interior to oceanview, balcony and suites.


Indulge in Indian and international cuisine while you sail onboard the Indian waters. Stunning performances by international stars making every evening onboard special. Enjoy casino games and party nights at the multiple bars and lounges.

Sailing with Cordelia Cruises makes the journey as beautiful as the destination!

Cordelia Cruises - Destinations

The Empress will be cruising the West and the East Coast of INDIA starting from Chennai in June '21:




Mumbai is 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 heritage hotels.


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 skyline.


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 formations.


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.


Client Reviews For 'Cordelia Cruises' cruises

Review of 2 Night Weekender Mumbai High Seas Cruise aboard The Empress

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Review Title : Amazing Weekend
Review posted by : Mr. Nikhil Suri
Review Posted on : 21-May-2022
Region : India
Cruiseliner : Cordelia Cruises
Ship Name : The Empress
Sailing Name : 2 Night Weekender Mumbai High Seas Cruise
Departure Port : Mumbai
Ports of Call : Mumbai
Date of Sailing : 02,16,30 Apr ;14 May

Our Ships

The Empress was earlier a Royal Caribbean Ship and now is refurnished and will sail for Cordelia Cruises under the West and East coast of India. It has 5 categories of accommodation interior, ocean view, balcony, suite and Chairman's suite. With a blend of international and Indian traditional touch it is a contemporary , luxurious and cultural ship. It has specialty dining, casinos, adventure, lounges, pavilion , shopping and all activities for all age groups.