India Shore Excursions Offer a World of Old Traditions and New Marvels

When cruise travel takes you to the exciting and exotic world of India, shore excursions will open doors to the sights, sounds, and scents of Asian lands.,

As a cruise passenger arriving to or departing from Singapore, shore excursions afford you the opportunity to explore and discover the city’s modern and colonial areas, including the legendary Raffles Hotel, and the historic and recently refurbished Lau Pa Sat food court. For added convenience, book a tour that includes a hotel or airport drop off.

Book India shore excursions for a glimpse of the Goa (Mormugao) countryside where you can experience the culture like a local, as you shop the fruit, vegetable, and spice markets at Margaos; or spend a relaxing day on one of Goa’s legendary beaches and swim in the Arabian Sea.

A Bombay (Mumbai) port of call affords you a marvelous opportunity to explore this fascinating metropolis of close to 18 million people that teems with sights, old and new; design, historic and modern; and diversity, cultural and religious. Scheduling India shore excursions ensures that your day will be memorable, whether you travel the city by train and visit the world’s largest outdoor laundry or embark on a journey to the Elephanta Caves to explore a network of temples carved into rock, and stand in awe at a sculpture of the god Shiva.

If time and schedules allow, when in port at Cochin, book a once-in-a-lifetime extended shore excursion to visit the incomparable Taj Mahal and Fort Agra. This three-day exclusive journey includes flights, hotel stays, meals, and an exclusive guided walk through the truly magnificent white marble architectural wonder that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World.

When your cruise ship docks in Dubai, shore excursions that take you to the souks (marketplaces) where locals shop for everything from soap and spices to jewels and housewares, and for panoramic views of the city from the observation deck of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest structure, are among the most popular. And, not to be missed is a desert trek in an all-terrain vehicle to tented Bedouin camps. On this spectacular expedition that lingers into the evening, take the opportunity to ride a camel, have your hands henna painted, and immerse yourself in the Bedouin culture. Savor a dinner feast under the stars while enjoying music and a belly-dance performance.

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