Exploring Authentic India

11th Feb 2021 14 nights Sails from Phuket Boudicca D2103
FROM ONLY £2,999 per person
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FROM ONLY £2,999 per person

This sensational journey of discovery showcases the inspirational sights and remarkable diversity of one of the world’s most engrossing countries. With Boudicca as your guide, you can uncover contrasting treasures, from modern architectural marvels and fascinating spiritual sites to areas of breathtaking natural beauty, to see the many sides of India and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Before your immersive Indian exploration begins, the visual and cultural highlights of Thailand, Indonesia and Sri Lanka are sure to whet your appetite. [ReadMoreMob]You’ll delight in Phuket’s idyllic island landscapes and white-sand beaches; have a chance to explore lush, jungle smothered interiors and snorkel with manta rays, whale sharks, dolphins and sea turtles at Weh Island; and enjoy time in Colombo, to see beautiful Buddhist and Hindu temples, mosques, museums and busy bazaars. Kochi, which has attracted explorers, traders and travellers the Kerala State’s picturesque coast for centuries, will then welcome you to Indian shores. Here you’ll have chance to see the famous Chinese cantilever fishing nets, the British Commonwealth’s oldest synagogue and much more, while it’s possible to take an unforgettable overland tour to the iconic Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. [ReadMoreDesk]

Continuing on to Goa, Mormugão is your gateway to Old Goa and the UNESCO-listed Latin Quarter, which, with their fine examples of Portuguese colonial architecture, beautiful churches and charming old houses, highlight India’s European heritage. Postcard-perfect beaches can be found just a short distance from your ship’s docking location too. Last, but by no means least, is magnificent Mumbai, offering an enthralling insight into the contrasts of old and modern India. From admiring the British-style buildings of the historic Colaba quarter and the UNESCO-listed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Railway Station, to visiting the Dhobi Ghat – the world’s largest open-air laundry district – and witnessing busy Dabbawallas delivering lunches across the city, a plethora of diverse experiences and sights await you here. Stopping overnight in Mumbai affords you time to fully immerse yourself in all the legendary hustle and bustle of the city too.

Bringing the world closer
Braemar in Bordeux, France

Our size advantage means we can take you to places that some of the larger cruise vessels simply can’t. We dock close to the heart of some of the world’s most beautiful cities and can take you on scenic cruising adventures showcasing inspirational landscapes. Our itineraries are expertly crafted to make the most of this advantage.

Smaller but spacious
Guest swimming in pool, Marquee deck, Boudicca

Aboard our smaller, friendlier ships you'll find there's plenty of room to stretch out by the pool, enjoy a drink and great conversation with like-minded guests, and make the most of your time away. Sailing with hundreds, not thousands, of others allows you to get ashore faster too, and make the most of each destination.

Service with a smile
Waitress with drinks and guest on deck, Boudicca

Each member of the Fred. Olsen team has been carefully selected for their warm and welcoming personalities. The quality of our people, supported by training and development, ensures they will give you a great holiday. In fact, 97% of guests rated Fred. Olsen’s friendly, attentive staff ‘Excellent’ or ‘Good’.

Named after the British warrior Queen, Boudicca has built up a loyal following, combining style and space with the renowned personal Fred. Olsen service. Up to 880 guests can sail in comfort on board Boudicca, enjoying the welcoming, home-from-home ambience, ample space and fantastic restaurants, lounges, bars and facilities of a smaller, friendly ocean-going cruise ship.