South East Asian Discovery with India

18th Jan 2022 30 nights Sails from Benoa Boudicca D220102
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For an unforgettable insight into Asia’s diversity, Boudicca will guide you to a collection of Far-Eastern and Indian destinations to present you with a taste of the contrasting sights and authentic experiences on offer amongst the islands and cities of this remarkable region.

Your time in the Far East will be memorable throughout, and even before you set sail. Meeting your ship in Benoa, you’ve time to see the best of Bali; untrodden beaches, ancient temples and forests alive with amazing wildlife await. Speaking of amazing wildlife, on tour from the Bornean city of Sandakan you can encounter orphaned orangutans – and other species including rhinos and elephants – in the natural habitat. There’s rich history, culture and spirituality to immerse yourself in too; uncover Ho Chi Minh City’s infamous Vietnamese war history, and visit Phnom Penh – on tour from Sihanoukville – in Cambodia, to seek-out landmarks such as the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and National Museum. And, in Singapore, you’ll see experience Asia at it’s most modern, exploring a skyscraper-laden city scape of energetic districts and iconic sites, including Gardens by the Bay.

Kochi makes for a perfect introduction to India; you’ve a day to see famous sights such as the famous Chinese fishing nets and the Paradesi Synagogue, and taste the spicy flavours of local cuisine. Goa is a treat to savour next, with time to explore Old Goa and the Latin Quarter or relax at postcard-perfect beaches, before magnificent Mumbai awaits. You’ve an overnight stay to capture the very essence of the bustling capital; you can admire the historic, British-style buildings, including the UNESCO-listed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Railway Station, witness the world’s largest open-air laundry district in action, and even help busy Dabbawallas delivering lunches across the city. For the perfect end to your Indian exploration, explore the country’s spiritual beginnings in Porbandar, the birthplace of Gandhi and home to the Sudama Temple, a Hindu pilgrimage site dedicated to the devotee of Lord Krishna.

Your Itinerary

  • Experience an unforgettable insight into Asia’s diversity, taking in the contrasting sights and authentic experiences on offer in remarkable Far-Eastern and Indian destinations.
  • Discover untrodden beaches and forests in Bali; encounter orphaned orangutans in Borneo; delve into Vietnamese war history and Cambodian culture; and taste Asia at its most modern in Singapore.
  • See famous Chinese cantilever fishing nets, and sample traditional flavours in Kochi; explore Goa’s rich European heritage; and immerse yourself in Mumbai’s legendary hustle and bustle.
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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.

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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.