With so much to love about India, it’s easy to see why it’s a popular destination. But instead of just visiting, taking an incredible cruise throughout the country is a great way to see the sights. Many top cruise lines travel to India’s best cities. Here are some of our favorites cruises in India.

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India’s Golden Triangle and the Sacred Ganges – Uniworld

This incredible Uniworld cruise is a 13-day journey of nonstop fun. The journey will begin in New Delhi and end up in Kolkata, where you will sail along the Ganges River. Top highlights of this luxury cruise include watching cultural performances, exploring Hindu temples, visiting Mother Teresa’s tomb, and seeing the incredible Taj Mahal. This is sure to be an unforgettable travel experience.

Best of India and South East Asia – Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Cruises offers travelers the chance to explore India on their Best of India and South East Asia journey. This is an excellent way to see some top destinations. The 15-night cruise takes you to eight ports. While in India, you’ll get to see Mumbai, Goa, and Cochin. Get ready to soak up the culture, taste incredible local dishes, and witness picturesque views all along the way. The added bonus is that you’ll also get to visit Sri Lanka, Singapore, Thailand, Oman, and Dubai on this cruise.

The Spirit of the Ganges – Avalon Waterways

Avalon Waterways can also take you to India. Their Spirit of the Ganges is a 7-day river cruise experience that you can’t miss. It begins and ends in Kolkata, and you’ll also get to explore Kalna, Matiari, Mayapur, Guptipara, and Murshidabad. Experiences include sampling authentic Indian tea, meeting basket weavers and pottery makers, and visiting Mother Teresa’s former home. While aboard the Ganges Voyager, you’ll enjoy a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. With only 56 guests aboard, this is a more intimate cruise experience.

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Spice Route Sojourn – Crystal Cruises

Take an incredible all-inclusive cruise through several amazing Asian countries with Crystal Cruises. The Spice Route Sojourn adventure takes you on a 15-day experience from Singapore to Dubai, and you’ll get to explore Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and India along the way. You’ll spend a good chunk of time getting to know Mumbai and a mix of culture and adventure excursions are available for you to book!