Abu Dhabi to the Golden Triangle and Tigers - 27 December 2023
- City tour of Old Delhi - Visit Red Fort
- Afternoon tour to Maharajah's City
Set sail from the sands of Abu Dhabi, across the Arabian Seas to explore the sights, colours and sounds of enticing India on this itinerary.
Start your holiday off with one night relaxing in a beautiful 5* hotel in Abu Dhabi before joining the stunning ship Riviera for your journey across the Arabian Sea. Calling in at Qatar, Dubai & Oman before crossing the Arabian Sea to Mumbai.
After an overnight in Mumbai, fly North to Delhi to begin your journey around the Golden Triangle including visits to the Taj Mahal, Jaipur and the Tigers of Ranthambore National Park.
This itinerary will bring new adventure with each day and take you to some dream destinations.
- International & internal flights
- 5-star hotel stays in Abu Dhabi, Delhi, Agra & Jaipur
- 10-night luxury full-board cruise aboard
- Oceania Riviera including specialty restaurants, wifi, still and sparkling water, soft drinks, specialty coffees and teas
- Immersive tours including: City tour of Old Delhi, Visit Red Fort, Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Amber City Fort, Maharajah's City & more
- 2 nights' stay at Khem Villas - Luxury Jungle Camp (full-board), Ranthambore National Park including morning & afternoon Game Drive
Day 1 Depart UK
Fly overnight to Abu Dhabi.
Day 2 Arrive in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Arrive in Abu Dhabi and take a private transfer to your 5* hotel.
Day 3 Abu Dhabi, UAE
Take a private transfer to the cruise port and embark the beautiful Riviera As the world's richest city, Abu Dhabi boasts opulent hotels, museums and a yacht-filled marina, all marvels of modern architecture. Explore the emirate's old souks, sip a fragrant Arabic coffee, ride the dunes on an exhilarating desert safari, or dive into dazzling marine life.
Day 4 Doha, Qatar
Qatar’s capital and largest city displays a broad sea-front corniche lined with impressive, towering, and strikingly modern architecture. View it from the sea with a ride on a traditional dhow. Notable highlights include the I.M. Pei-designed Museum of Islamic Art, which houses the largest collection of Islamic artifacts in the world and the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum displays one man’s massive collection of everything from cars to stamps and ancient treasures.
Day 5 Sir Bani Yas, UAE
Founded in 1971 by the founding President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayid bin Sultan Al Nahyan, this ambitious visionary project is located on a natural island that has been occupied for centuries. There are over 40 archaeological sites on the island and is filled with native and endangered species of Arabian flora and fauna. Over half the island is dedicated to the Arabian Wildlife Park.
Day 6 Dubai, UAS
Explore this amazing emirate where ultra-modern architecture soars over traditional Arab styles. See the impressive Jumeirah Mosque and stroll through the narrow alleys of old Dubai. Visit a museum in a former all-boys school or journey along Dubai Creek in a dhow. Visit fascinating Sharjah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its fabulous souks.
Day 7 Khasab, Oman
Khasab is an eclectic and off-the-beaten-path port with pristine seas and jagged peaks. It’s location at the northern tip of the peninsula makes this city the apex of the triangle between Dubai and Muscat. Choose to take a dhow cruise along the Strait of Hormuz or go on a humpback dolphin watching excursion on the bay, either way your experience will be far from ordinary.
Day 8 Muscat, Oman
Admire the colourful Sultan's palace and the Jelali and Merani forts, stroll through the markets and narrow alleys and browse in the bustling souks. Or view the city from above by traveling on the Corniche and head out along the scenic Batinah coast and enjoy the desert, the oases, fishing villages and the historic medieval Nakhl Fort. Then spend time at a glorious beach resort.
Day 9 Fujairah, UAE
The only emirate on the Gulf of Oman rather than the Persian Gulf, Fujairah is blessed with fine beaches and offers excellent deep-sea fishing and snorkelling. It's separated from the rest of the country by the Hagar Mountain range that looms majestically behind the port of Fujairah. Built in 1670, Fujairah Fort and the spring-fed Ain Al Madhab Gardens lie nearby.
Day 10 - 11 Cruising the Arabian Sea
Enjoy time onboard Riviera.
Day 12 - 13 Mumbai, India
Disembark Riviera and be taken by private transfer to Mumbai airport for your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi you will be welcomed and met by a representative and taken to your 5-star hotel to enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 14 Delhi, India
Enjoy a city tour of Old Delhi including a visit to Raj Ghat which is Mahatma Gandhis memorial and Red Fort. From Red Fort take a cycle rickshaw through “Chandni Chowk” or Silver Street experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue. Also take in the sights of Jama Masjid, Humayuns Tomb, in New Delhi, The Qutab Minar, Rashtrapati Bhawan & The India Gate before returning to your hotel for the evening.
Day 15 Delhi to Agra Train, India
Take a transfer from the hotel to the train station for your journey to Agra. Upon arrival a transfer will take you to your 5* hotel. In the afternoon you will be taken on a tour of Agra Fort, originally a brick fort held by the Chauhan Rajputs. An evening tour will take you to see the magnificent Taj Mahal.
Day 16 Agra to Ranthambore, India
After breakfast, check out of your Agra Hotel and set off on the drive to Ranthambore – one of the finest Tiger reserves and one of the most filmed wildlife reserves in the world. Upon arrival check into your Luxury Jungle Camp.
Day 17 Ranthambore, India
Today enjoy morning and afternoon game drives by open jeep and spend a second night at this Jungle Camp.
Day 18 Ranthambore to Jaipur, India
Travel from Ranthambore to Jaipur.
Day 19 Jaipur, India
Take a morning excursion to the Amber City Fort located 130m high with the Aravalli Hills all around. In the afternoon enjoy a city tour visiting The Maharajahs City Palace.
Day 20 Jaipur to Delhi, India
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and make your way back to Delhi. Upon arrival at your hotel, enjoy an afternoon at leisure.
Day 21 Delhi & Depart for the UK
Check out at Noon and take a transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.
Day 22 Return to UK