To Sri Lankan Shores is a wonderful itinerary on Swan Hellenic’s Minerva in February 2013. Your holiday will start when you depart from London on 12th February 2013 on an overnight flight to Singapore, where you will then transfer to Minerva for your 14 night cruise.
From Singapore you will cruise to Port Klang in Malaysia, for Kuala Lumpur, followed by Penang, Langkawi, Port Blair in the Andamen Islands, Chennai in India, Trincomalee, Galle and finally Colombo. On 27th September you will fly back to the UK, arriving either late that day or early on 28th.
As always with Swan Hellenic, the price you pay includes a number of shore excursions, and here are just some of the ones on this cruise. Singapore City Tour, Full Day Kuala Lumpur, Kek Lok Si Temple, Langkawi Highlights, Lankawi Rubber Plantation, Chennai Heritage Walk, Piannawela Elephant Orphanage and Colombo City Tour.
The onboard speakers for this cruise are scheduled to be Professor Jeremy Black (Imperialsism World War II in Asia), Dr Robert Bradnock (Environment & Geopolitics), The Rt Revd Stephen Platten (Religion & Literature) and Professor Tony Stockwell (History).
Prices start at just £2,125 per person, based on two sharing an inside cabin, or £2,895 per person for an outside cabin. These prices include return flights, resort transfers, prepaid gratuities, and a programme of shore excursions, as per the examples shown above.
(prices correct at the time of posting)