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Brahmaputra and Kolkata

Enjoy a 2-night hotel stay in bustling Kolkata and a 7-night cruise along the mighty Brahmaputra on this unique holiday with superb excursions and return flights from Manchester

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This adventure begins with a 2-night hotel stay in the fascinating city of Kolkata, before you join the purpose-built Mahabaahu for an unforgettable cruise along the Brahamptura.

Discover the marble Victoria Memorial, the majestic St Paul's Cathedral and Mother Tersea's house during your time in Kolkata, before flying to Jorhat and transferring to Neamati Ghat to begin your once-in-a-lifetime river cruise.

Enjoy a traditional Assamese lunch at a tea estate near Sibsagar, watch an exciting cultural performance by Satriya dancers on Majuli, the largest river island in the world, and experience a thrilling river safari in Kaziranga.

Meet local weavers in tranquil Bishwanath Ghat, take part in a special elephant safari in the breathtaking Kaziranga National Park and keep an eye out for the golden langurs on Peacock Island.

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Elephant, Kaziranga National Park
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Day 1 : UK - Kolkata (India)

Fly from Manchester Airport to Kolkata.

Day 2 : Kolkata

A representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel for a 2-night stay. (B)

Day 3 : Kolkata

Visit the famous Victoria Memorial (closed Mondays) which houses the iconic Rosewood piano, before continuing to the impressive St Paul's Cathedral and Mother Teresa's house. You'll also visit Shishu Bhawan, the children's home she opened in 1955. (B)

Day 4 : Jorhat

Fly to Jorhat via Guwahati and transfer to Neamati Ghat to embark your ship MV Mahabaahu. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner tonight and a talk about Sibsagar and the Ahom people of Assam. (B,L,D)

Day 5 : Sibsagar

Enjoy a day trip to the ancient city of Sibsagar, home to the tallest Shiva temple in India, the Palace of the Ahom Kings and the Rang Ghar amphitheatre. Take a traditional Assamese lunch at a tea estate with a family who have been tea-making for a over a century. (B,L,D)

Day 6 : Majuli Island

Enjoy a yoga lesson or a walk along the swamps to see birds including owls, kingfishers and eagles. Sail to Majuli Island during breakfast and see the Satras, ancient monasteries that preserve antiques such as weapons, utensils and jewellery. Enjoy a performance by Satriya singers and dancers then meet the Mishing people in their village. On board tonight there is a talk on Assam's locations and importance. This evening will be spent under the stars on an isolated island. (B,L,D)

Day 7 : Dhansiri Boat Safari

Enjoy a talk about the Brahmaputra and the life that surrounds it, and take a river safari in the tender boats to spot the varied wildlife along the water’s edge. This afternoon there is an on-board cooking demonstration by the chef and a talk on Tea, Silk and Jute in Assam. This evening gather around a bonfire on shore. (B,L,D)

Day 8 : Bishwanath Ghat - Silghat

After a talk on Kaziranga and the wildlife of India this morning, explore the village of Bishwanath Ghat and see the village women weaving cotton and silk in their homes. Sail to Silghat and visit the Kaliabore tea estate to see the tea-pickers and learn more about the process of producing Assam tea. Visit a jute mill to see how the fibre is made into eco-friendly bags then return to the ship for a cultural evening on board. (B,L,D)

Day 9 : Kaziranga National Park

Set off early this morning for an unforgettable elephant safari through the Kaziranga National Park, home to animals including the Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros, wild elephants and a wide variety of birds, with breakfast at a resort in the park, then take a jeep safari. On board tonight there is a talk on Kamakhaya, the occult and Peacock Island followed by a traditional Assamese dinner. (B,L,D)

Day 10 : Peacock Island

Visit a village on an island that is involved in extensive farming then sail to Peacock Island, renowned for its endangered Golden Langur. Farewell Dinner on board tonight. (B,L,D)

Day 11 : Guwahati - UK

After breakfast, disembark and travel to the magnificent Kamakhya Temple on Nilachal Hill which is devoted to the goddess of desire. It is an important pilgrimage site. Later, transfer to the airport for your return flight to Manchester. (B,L)

Day 12 : UK

Arrive back in the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • 2-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Kolkata on B&B basis
  • Return flights from Manchester Airport, internal flights and overseas transfers
  • Complimentary bottled water, tea and coffee throughout cruise
  • Sightseeing, excursions, tours and entrance fees
  • Elephant, jeep and boat safaris
  • Services of a Tour Director
  • Porterage at all accommodation
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2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • December
    • Dec 13th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2649
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3109 Brochure Price from: £3419 Brochure Price from: £3959
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2649 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2889 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3299
    • Dec 20th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2849
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3119 Brochure Price from: £3429 Brochure Price from: £3969
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2849 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3099 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3499

2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • January
    • Jan 10th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2889
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3089 Brochure Price from: £3419 Brochure Price from: £3969
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2899 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2889 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3299
  • February
    • Feb 21st - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2899
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3089 Brochure Price from: £3419 Brochure Price from: £3969
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2899 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3179 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3669
    • Feb 28th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2899
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3089 Brochure Price from: £3419 Brochure Price from: £3969
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2899 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3179 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3669
  • March
    • Mar 21st - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2899
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3089 Brochure Price from: £3419 Brochure Price from: £3969
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2899 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3179 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3669
    • Mar 29th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2899
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3089 Brochure Price from: £3419 Brochure Price from: £3969
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2899 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3179 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3669
  • April
    • Apr 4th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2899
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3089 Brochure Price from: £3419 Brochure Price from: £3969
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2899 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3179 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3669
    • Apr 11th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2649
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3119 Brochure Price from: £3429 Brochure Price from: £3969
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2649 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2879 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3289
    • Apr 19th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2649
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3109 Brochure Price from: £3419 Brochure Price from: £3959
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2649 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2899 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3299
  • September
    • Sep 26th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2769
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3269 Brochure Price from: £3589 Brochure Price from: £3779 Brochure Price from: £4139
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2769 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2999 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3149 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3399
  • October
    • Oct 3rd - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Oct 10th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Oct 17th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Oct 31st - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
  • November
    • Nov 7th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Nov 14th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Nov 28th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
  • December
    • Dec 12th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2769
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3269 Brochure Price from: £3589 Brochure Price from: £3779 Brochure Price from: £4139
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2769 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2999 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3149 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3399
    • Dec 19th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2969
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3469 Brochure Price from: £3789 Brochure Price from: £3979 Brochure Price from: £4339
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2969 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3199 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3599

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • January
    • Jan 2nd - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3249
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3474 Brochure Price from: £3809 Brochure Price from: £3949 Brochure Price from: £4329
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3249 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3549 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3669 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3999
    • Jan 9th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Jan 16th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Jan 23rd - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Jan 30th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
  • February
    • Feb 6th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Feb 13th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Feb 20th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Feb 27th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
  • March
    • Mar 5th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Mar 12th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3049 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Mar 19th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Mar 26th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
  • April
    • Apr 2nd - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Apr 9th - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3249
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3249 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3549 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3669 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3999
    • Apr 16th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £3049
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3274 Brochure Price from: £3609 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4179
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3049 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3349 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3469 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3849
    • Apr 23rd - Guwahati to Kolkata - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2769
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3269 Brochure Price from: £3589 Brochure Price from: £3779 Brochure Price from: £4139
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2769 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2999 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3149 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3399
    • Apr 30th - Kolkata to Guwahati - Sailing on: Mahabaahu From: £2769
      Superior Cabin Superior Cabin with Balcony Luxury with Balcony Suite with Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3269 Brochure Price from: £3589 Brochure Price from: £3779 Brochure Price from: £4139
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2769 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2999 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3149 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3399
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