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The Himalayas, India's Golden Triangle & Luxury All Inclusive Silversea Cruise

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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Silver Whisper
  • Duration 27 NIGHTS
  • Departure 11 February 2025
  • Cruise type Cruise & Rail
  • Cruise code ASA2324

Complimentary Golden Triangle & Shimla Tour

Complimentary rail journey on board the Himalayan Queen

Uncover India’s exotic wonders with a Golden Triangle tour and Himalayan Queen rail adventure, followed by a luxury cruise on board Silver Whisper from Bangkok to Hong Kong.

Your holiday begins in India’s Golden Triangle with a series of handpicked hotel stays and tours in destinations teeming with sacred temples and sybaritic palaces including the unforgettable Taj Mahal. Take a safari drive in pursuit of Bengal tigers in Ranthambore National Park, and venture through the Himalayas via the 120-year-old railway.

Your holiday continues with a night in Thailand’s enigmatic capital, Bangkok, where you’ll join the illustrious Silver Whisper for a luxurious voyage of Southeast Asia. Discover the contrasts of Vietnam with three wonderful days in Ho Chi Minh City, plus visits to Nha Trang, Chan May and the beautiful Hạ Long Bay. Your holiday ends with a night in cosmopolitan Hong Kong before your flight home.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

All-Inclusive Cruise

12 night all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Silver Whisper

Complimentary premium shore excursions included at every port*

Pre-paid gratuities and complimentary Wi-Fi on board

In-suite butler service and fully stocked fridge for all suites

All-inclusive beverages including fine wines, beers and premium spirits

Overnight in port in Ho Chi Minh City

Complimentary Hotel Stays

4 nights five-star hotel stay in Delhi at the Vivanta Dwarka New Delhi

3 night four-star hotel stay in Shimla at the Welcomheritage Elysium

1 night five-star hotel stay in Agra at the ITC Mughal, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Agra

2 night four-star stay in Ranthambore at the Hotel Ranthambore Regency

2 night five-star stay in Jaipur at the ITC Rajputana, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jaipur

1 night five-star stay in Bangkok at the Pullman Bangkok Hotel G

1 night five-star hotel stay in Hong Kong at the Harbour Grand Kowloon

All hotel stays include breakfast

Complimentary Fully Escorted Tours

Tour of Jama Masjid Mosque, Red Fort and Rajghat

Trail walk through the Himalayas

Shimla sightseeing city tour

Tour of the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort

Game drives through Ranthambore National Park^

Tour of Amber Fort by Jeep, Hawa Mahal and the City Palace

Complimentary Rail Journeys

Scenic rail journey from Kalka to Shimla on board the Himalayan Queen

Shatabdi Express to and from Kalka

All Flights, Taxes & Transfers

Overnight flight

The departure date is subject to change based on flight times specified during the booking process.
Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.
*Offer includes one excursion per guest, per port/day. Additional excursions available at an extra charge.
^Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Fly Overnight to Delhi

Your holiday begins as you fly from Australia to your destination.

Day 2
Delhi: Hotel Stay

Wake up in Delhi to begin your Golden Triangle adventure. During a guided tour of Old Delhi, marvel at the 17th century Jama Masjid, UNESCO registered Red Fort, and the Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.

Meals Included: Lunch

Overnight: Vivanta Dwarka New Delhi

Day 3
Delhi: Tour & Hotel Stay

Begin a captivating journey through Old and New Delhi. Explore narrow lanes where ancient Mughal architecture and bustling markets ignite your senses. Marvel at iconic sites including the Red Fort, Jama Masjid and India Gate.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Overnight: Vivanta Dwarka New Delhi

Day 4
Delhi: Board the Shabtabdi Express & Shimla Hotel Stay

Embark on an exhilarating journey aboard the Shatabdi Express to Chandigarh, where a scenic drive will lead you to the picturesque hill station of Shimla. Savour a delectable, packed lunch en route before settling in for a memorable stay of three nights.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Overnight: Welcomheritage Elysium

Day 5
Himalayas: Tour & Shimla Hotel Stay

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime trail walk through the Himalayas. Venture out from Himachal Pradesh, otherwise known as the Land of the Gods, pausing at picturesque hill stations to rest and admire the arresting views.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Overnight: Welcomheritage Elysium

Day 6
Shimla: Hotel Stay

Enjoy a day at leisure at your picturesque Himalayan resort in Shimla. Enjoy the refreshing climate, take a leisurely stroll along the Mall, and absorb the serenity of this charming, traffic-free city unlike anywhere else in India.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Welcomheritage Elysium

Day 7
Shimla: Board the Himalayan Queen

Embark on an exhilarating journey aboard the Himalayan Queen. This UNESCO World Heritage Site winds around the Himalayas, through 103 tunnels and over 700 Gothic bridges. On arrival in Kalka, you’ll then transfer to Delhi via the Shatabdi Express train.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Vivanta Dwarka New Delhi

Day 8
Agra: Tour & Hotel Stay

Prepare yourself for one of the greatest love letters in the world – the Taj Mahal. Constructed by 20,000 artisans over a 20-year period, this mausoleum was dedicated to Emperor Shah Jahan’s favourite wife, who died in childbirth.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: ITC Mughal, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Agra

Day 9
Ranthambore: Tour & Hotel Stay

During your drive to Bharatpur, you’ll enjoy a sightseeing tour of Fatehpur Sikri and lunch at a local restaurant. You’ll then travel to Ranthambore for an immersive two-night stay. Ranthambore National Park is hailed as one of India’s finest tiger conservation sites.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Hotel Ranthambore Regency

Day 10
Ranthambore: Tour & Hotel Stay

Enjoy a talk by a naturalist at your hotel before your first game drive in open-topped safari vehicles in search of Bengal tigers and other fascinating wildlife. Ranthambore is prized among wildlife photographers and tourists alike.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Hotel Ranthambore Regency

Day 11
Jaipur: Hotel Stay

The ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur is sure to delight you with its colourful old quarters and beautiful surrounding countryside. Today you’ll be able to explore at your own pace before a fully escorted tour tomorrow.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Overnight: ITC Rajputana, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jaipur

Day 12
Jaipur: Tour & Hotel Stay

Enjoy a Jeep ride to the fairy-tale Amber Fort, a palace built from yellow and pink sandstone and white marble. In the afternoon, a sightseeing tour will visit the enchanting City Palace amongst other stellar works of architecture.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Overnight: ITC Rajputana, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jaipur

Day 13
Delhi: Hotel Stay

Returning to Delhi, you’ll enjoy a further one-night hotel stay. Take a stroll to the Lotus Temple or shop for original gifts at Baba Kharak Singh Marg, where you can find a variety of traditional Indian craftsmanship.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Vivanta Dwarka New Delhi

Day 14
Bangkok: Hotel Stay

Today you’ll fly from Delhi to Bangkok for a night in a hotel. Take a chance to explore this city of contrasts, with its bustling street markets, ornate temples, modern skyscrapers, and vibrant nightlife.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Pullman Bangkok Hotel G

Day 15
Bangkok: Embark Ship

Opulent yet intimate, Silver Whisper blends the amenities of a grand resort with the charm of a boutique hotel. Relax in the sanctuary of your suite and savour an array of fabulous dining opportunities.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Silver Whisper

Days 16 - 17
Relax At Sea
Days 18 - 20
Ho Chi Minh City: Overnight in Port

Unleash your senses in Ho Chi Minh City, the Pearl of the Orient. Embrace its vibrant energy, indulge in tantalizing cuisine, and discover hidden treasures amidst a captivating blend of tradition and modernity.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Silver Whisper

Day 21
Nha Trang

Escape to Nha Trang, Vietnam’s tropical paradise. With white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, and vibrant coral reefs, this coastal gem offers a blissful retreat where you can immerse yourself in natural beauty and warm hospitality.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Silver Whisper

Day 22
Relax At Sea
Day 23
Chan May

Experience the captivating beauty of Chan May. With its serene beaches, lush landscapes, and cultural richness, this hidden gem invites you to immerse yourself in its enchanting atmosphere and create unforgettable memories.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Silver Whisper

Day 24
Relax At Sea
Day 25
Hạ Long Bay

Embark on an ethereal journey through Vietnam’s Hạ Long Bay , where limestone pillars rise from emerald waters. Cruise amidst breath-taking scenery, explore hidden caves, and witness the magic of this UNESCO World Heritage site.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Silver Whisper

Day 26
Relax At Sea
Day 27
Hong Kong: Disembark Ship & Hotel Stay

Leaving Silver Whisper behind, you’ll transfer to your hotel for a night in Hong Kong. Explore the city’s mix of modern architecture and traditional temples, shop in markets, and enjoy panoramic views from Victoria Peak.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Harbour Grand Kowloon

Day 28
Hong Kong: Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Your Tour Highlights

The Himalayas
Walking in the Himalayas is one of life’s great experiences. No mountains can match their beauty and majesty. In Himachal Pradesh, a beautiful hill state in northern India framed by the western Himalayas, you’ll venture out on your incredible walking trail, pausing at picturesque hill stations for a rest and to admire the compelling views.
Taj Mahal
Experience eternal love at the Taj Mahal, an architectural marvel symbolising romance. Explore its intricate details, rich history, and UNESCO status. Watch the stunning sunrise and embark on a captivating journey through time at this iconic site.
Hawa Mahal
Discover the exquisite beauty of Hawa Mahal, an architectural gem in the heart of Jaipur, India. With its intricate honeycomb facade and rich history, it's a must-see for anyone seeking a glimpse into India's royal past. Don't miss this captivating marvel.
Ranthambore National Park
Ranthambore National Park, centered around the 10th-century Ranthambore Fort, features ancient mosques, temples, and diverse flora and fauna. Its dry forests make it one of India's top national parks. Enjoy a two-night stay for thrilling jungle safaris, spotting leopards, boars, hyenas, sloth bears, macaques, and Bengal tigers*.
Amber Fort
Explore Amber Fort's regal world, nestled in the Aravalli Hills. Its opulent architecture, mirror work, and murals create an enchanting experience. Walk its ancient paths, immerse in valorous tales, and discover Sheesh Mahal and Maota Lake. Relish royal charm in this unique journey.
Shimla Sightseeing
Explore the highlights of Shimla including the Shimla State Museum, home to a grand collection of ancient historical artefacts collected from all over the state; Vice Regal Lodge, an 1888 pile that was the official summer residence of the British viceroys; the Mock Tudor Library and Mall Road, the main street in Shimla.
Himalayan Queen
Prepare for one of the most unique rail journeys on earth on board the rustic Himalayan Queen. Settle in as this compact locomotive traverses more than 100 tunnels and 800 bridges on this epic UNESCO-listed narrow-gauge railway. As the train winds its way upwards, delight in breathtaking vistas of the Himalayan landscape.

Silver Whisper

Benefitting from a multi-million-dollar refurbishment Silver Whisper is one of the most technically advanced cruise ships at sea. A cruise holiday on board Silver Whisper, will show you the world’s most enthralling destinations through newfound eyes, all the while enveloping each journey in Silversea’s iconic hallmark luxury.

Boasting all the amenities of a grand resort alongside the charms of a stylish resort, Silversea’s Millennium Class Silver Whisper cruise ship offers you world-class accommodations, enhanced convivial spaces and a highly personalised service.

Despite her small size, you’ll enjoy a distinct spaciousness and a refined atmosphere on board, making for a myriad of special moments. Revel in an array of sumptuous pampering treatments at the expanded wellness spa, shop the latest trends from top designers at the fantastic on-board boutiques, and enjoy dynamic full-scale productions in the multi-tiered Show Lounge.

  • Occupancy 392
  • Tonnage 28,258 tons
  • Length 610 ft (186.00 m)

Life on board Silver Whisper

With decadent dining options, a welcomed spaciousness, enriching activities and an award-winning spa, Silversea’s Silver Whisper ensures you’ll be taken care of from the very moment you step on board.

dining

Despite her small size, Silver Whisper features four decadent restaurants; featuring the Silversea cruise line’s signature restaurant La Dame.

  • La Terrazza
  • The Grill
  • The Restaurant
  • La Dame

Bars & Lounges

Enjoy convivial company in one of Silver Whisper’s four bars and lounges providing you with the perfect environment for a tipple regardless of your mood.

  • Panorama Lounge
  • The Bar
  • Observation Lounge
  • Connoisseur’s Corner

Facilities

Whether you wish to while away the hours in the Panorama Lounge or to keep up with your fitness regime in the gym; there is plenty to do on board Silver Whisper.

  • Library
  • Boutique
  • Zagara Beauty Spa
  • Zagara Beauty Salon
  • Pool Deck
  • Fitness Centre

entertainment

Delight in a broad spectrum of entertainment options available on board Silver Whisper, from world-class theatrical performances to evenings trying your luck in the casino you’ll find something for your every mood.

  • The Show Lounge
  • Casino
  • Card Room

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Suites

Silver Whisper offers beautifully refurbished all-suite accommodations, and what’s more, cruising on an all-inclusive basis with a personal butler means your every need is taken care of.

Vista Suite Prices from $11,999pp

Silversea Silver whisper Vista Suite
Silversea Silver Whisper Vista Suite

The Vista Suite boasts a generous expanse of interior comforts – elegant décor, a stunning marble en-suite bathroom and ample seating. Accompanied by a large picture window, it’s the perfect backdrop for breakfast in bed.

  • Dedicated butler
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed
  • Down duvets
  • Pillow Menu
  • Luxury bath amenities
  • Plush bathrobes & slippers
  • Marbled bathroom with vanity, separate wet room with shower seat
  • Unlimited Standard Wi-Fi
  • One 40” / 102 cm flat-screen HD TV
  • Refrigerator and bar setup stocked with your preferences
  • Large picture window
  • Sitting area
  • Champagne on arrival
  • Walk-in wardrobe with personal safe
Cruise Code: ASA2324
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Classic Veranda Suite Prices from $13,299pp

Silversea Silver Whisper Veranda Suite
Silversea Silver Whisper Veranda Suite
Silversea Silver Whisper Veranda Suite

The suite’s finest asset lies just outside, as floor-to-ceiling glass doors open onto a private veranda. Enjoy sumptuous comfort and attention to detail – both inside and out.

  • Dedicated butler
  • Veranda with patio furniture and floor-to-ceiling glass doors
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed
  • Down duvets
  • Pillow Menu
  • Marbled bathroom with vanity, separate shower and full-sized bath
  • Luxury bath amenities
  • Plush bathrobes & slippers
  • One 40” / 102 cm flat-screen HD TV
  • Unlimited Standard Wi-Fi
  • Refrigerator and bar setup stocked with your preferences
  • Champagne on arrival
Cruise Code: ASA2324
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Superior Veranda Suite Prices from $13,899pp

Holding an incredible location on the upper deck, you can enjoy majestic sunset views. This spectacular space covers all the features and comforts synonymous with Silversea, making it a cosy home from home.

  • Dedicated butler
  • Queen size bed
  • Pillow menu
  • Marbled bathroom with double vanity, separate shower and full-sized bath
  • Plush bathrobes, luxury bath amenities & slippers
  • Vanity table with hair dryer
  • Walk-in wardrobe with personal safe
  • Sitting area
  • Refrigerator and bar setup stocked with your preferences
  • Veranda with floor-to-ceiling glass door
  • Unlimited Standard Wi-Fi
  • One large flat screen TV
  • Champagne on arrival
Cruise Code: ASA2324
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Deluxe Veranda Suite Prices from $14,499pp

This charming and opulent suite offers a comfortable living space, close to the heart of the ship. Unwind in the sitting area or enjoy the romantic views of the setting sun from your private veranda.

  • Dedicated butler
  • Queen size bed
  • Pillow menu
  • Marbled bathroom with double vanity, separate shower and full-sized bath
  • Plush bathrobes, luxury bath amenities & slippers
  • Vanity table with hair dryer
  • Walk-in wardrobe with personal safe
  • Sitting area
  • Refrigerator and bar setup stocked with your preferences
  • Veranda with floor-to-ceiling glass door
  • Unlimited Standard Wi-Fi
  • One large flat screen TV
  • Champagne on arrival
Cruise Code: ASA2324
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Your Hotel Stays

Delhi

Included Hotel

Vivanta New Delhi, Dwarka (Or Similar)

You’ll find the delightful Vivanta New Delhi, Dwarka an elegant and spacious hotel within the heart of Delhi. This five-star hotel will envelope you in luxury the minute you step in; bold in design, with tall ceilings, airy corridors and magnificent colour contrasts it is undoubtedly a unique contemporary resort. After a busy day sightseeing, relax in your stylish and well-appointed room with chic furnishings and avant-garde windows offering views of the city. The two distinct restaurants entice guests with exotic menus and innovative cuisine from around the world, while the contemporary style bar serves exotic cocktails and premium spirits.

Shimla

Included Hotel

WelcomHeritage Elysium (Or Similar)

Escape to the enchanting WelcomHeritage Elysium in Shimla, where nature and luxury unite for an unforgettable retreat. Nestled amidst the Himalayan foothills, this haven offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle. Discover elegant rooms, world-class spa treatments, and delectable cuisine while soaking in breathtaking mountain views. Whether you seek adventure or relaxation, Elysium has it all. Immerse yourself in the charm of Shimla while indulging in the finest amenities.

Agra

Included Hotel

ITC Mughal, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Agra (Or Similar)

Feel like royalty during your stay at ITC Mughal, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Agra, aptly named after the dynasty who built the nearby Taj Mahal. Enjoy the 23 acres of lush Mughal-style gardens, with the characteristic use of water channels, fruit trees, flowers and shaded walkways, and choose from an array of delectable fine dining options. From the opulent rooms and suites boasting a spacious place to rest with pleasant gardens to the resplendent Kaya Kalp featuring 8 treatment rooms and its own swimming pool surrounded by fragrant frangipani trees, your stay here will be nothing short of splendid.

Ranthambore

Included Hotel

Hotel Ranthambore Regency (Or Similar)

Discover the epitome of luxury and wildlife at Hotel Ranthambore Regency. Nestled in the heart of India’s Ranthambore National Park, this enchanting oasis promises an unforgettable escape. Immerse yourself in opulent rooms, adorned with traditional Rajasthani decor, while relishing the modern amenities. Savour delectable Indian and international cuisine at our gourmet restaurants. Embark on thrilling jungle safaris, where elusive tigers roam free. Let our warm and attentive staff cater to your every need, ensuring an extraordinary stay.

Jaipur

Included Hotel

ITC Rajputana, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Jaipur (Or Similar)

Immerse yourself in the romance and majesty of the royal era during a stay at the five-star ITC Rajputana, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jaipur located in the heart of the city. All 218 individually decorated rooms include comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as pillow menus and air conditioning. Feast on Rajasthani delicacies and dishes from around the world at the Jaipur Pavilion or lavish buffets at the Jal Mahal and enjoy a sundowner at the Sheesh Mahal Bar or at the poolside lounge, Jharokha.

Bangkok

Included Hotel

Pullman Bangkok Hotel G (Or Similar)

The Pullman Bangkok Hotel G epitomises contemporary luxury in the heart of Thailand’s vibrant capital. Nestled amidst the bustling streets of Bangkok, this sleek and stylish hotel offers a seamless blend of modern design and Thai hospitality. With its sophisticated accommodations, world-class dining options, and state-of-the-art amenities, guests are treated to an unforgettable experience. Whether it’s unwinding by the rooftop pool, indulging in gourmet cuisine, or exploring the city’s cultural treasures, the Pullman Bangkok Hotel G caters to every traveller’s desire with unmatched elegance and sophistication.

Hong Kong

Included Hotel

Harbour Grand Kowloon (Or Similar)

Adorned with magnificent views of Victoria Harbour and ample natural lighting, Harbour Grand Kowloon offers state-of-the-art facilities and modern comforts in a wonderful embodiment of luxury and convenience. You’ll also find five distinctive dining options here offering a marvellous array of gastronomy from refreshing international buffet to authentic Japanese cuisine to premium grill. Rooftop pool with unique glass walls – even underwater there’s magnificent views – peripheral view of the ocean, and the skyscrapers in the distance. Enjoy Spectacular views of the city skyline whilst you sip your favourite cocktail at the pool deck. Alternatively enjoy a cosy nightcap at the Waterfront Bar & Terrace.

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