15 Oct 2024
The Indian Ocean and the islands that call this ocean home are amongst some of the world’s most sought after, luxury locations. From Mauritius to the Maldives and Seychelles to Sri Lanka, these destinations are truly every travellers dream.
The opportunity to island hop is truly unmatched, providing you with the ability to encounter beautiful wildlife, breath-taking landscapes and stunning white, sandy beaches all in one trip. A cruise around the Indian Ocean provides the unparalleled opportunity to discover these natural wonders at the same time as friendly locals, delicious local cuisine and the wonders of these different worlds.
Cruises are a fantastic holiday type for many reasons: they provide flexibility, accommodation, entertainment and travel all in one, making them extremely cost-effective. Cruises provide travellers with the ability to experience an array of destinations in a short amount of time, whilst experience luxury and first-class travel.
There are many reasons to select a cruise holiday, but some of our stand-out options are:
To beginning of your Indian Ocean adventure is entirely up to you. Whether you decide to embark on a long-haul cruise, you may choose to begin in Southampton to begin your journey to Singapore and later Australia. Many travellers opt to cut the journey time, however, and fly directly to a closer destination, such as:
Some cruises also start in Mauritius, so if you would prefer to focus your trip on the exploration of these tropical islands, that would be a great starting point. The beauty of a cruise around the Indian Ocean is that island hopping is so accessible and encouraged, allowing you to really experience the true beauty of these islands.
This question is entirely dependent on where you would like to focus your Indian Ocean visit, as this location spans such a large area. In general, we recommend you plan your cruise between the months of May and October, for the smoothest sailing. However, if you’re planning on visiting India during your cruise, this is actually monsoon season, so we would recommend visiting between January and March for the best heat and weather.
The Indian ocean spans a mammoth distance, covering nearly 20% of the water of the world. As the third largest ocean, the islands are vast and varied, providing a hugely unique travel experience. This means that your cruise can include a range of highly diverse locations, including:
If you’re interested in setting sail on an idyllic Indian Ocean cruise, get in touch with our dedicated travel and customer service experts today. A cruise to these beautiful coasts and islands of paradise is sure to create the holiday of a lifetime, filled with beautiful memories and stunning views.
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