Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has announced the debut of its newest destination, India, in January 2016 aboard a new ship: the all-suite Ganges Voyager II.
The new itinerary, “India’s Golden Triangle & the Sacred Ganges,” will be a 13-day voyage that includes seven nights onboard the Ganges Voyager II and five nights onshore at three Oberoi Hotels & Resorts in New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.
During the itinerary guests will visit New Delhi, the Taj Mahal (once at sunset and once at sunrise), Jaipur’s sprawling City Palace, Mother Theresa’s tomb and former home in Kolkata, a Verdic temple in Mayapur, and five UNESCO sites.
The new Ganges Voyager II has a maximum capacity of 56 guests. Notable accommodations include the Maharaja Suite, (400 sq. ft.), two Viceroy Suites (360 sq. ft.), two Heritage Suites (280 sq. ft.), and 20 Standard Suites (261 sq. ft.). These suites offer French balconies, cozy sitting areas and flatscreen televisions. Bathrooms have rain showers, robes, slippers and Molton Brown bath products. Guests staying in the Maharaja and Viceroy Suites will enjoy daily butler service, laundry service and one complimentary spa treatment per person. Guest staying in the Maharaja Suite will be treated to additional amenities, including in-suite dining and scented baths in the in-suite deep-soaker tub.
Public areas include the Governor’s Lounge with onboard entertainment and cultural events, the observation deck with 360-degree views, a spa and fitness center, and the East India Restaurant, with menus featuring both Indian-inspired cuisine and Western favorites.
Couples who book the new India itinerary and pay in full by June 30, 2015, can save up to $1,000.