india taj mahalslide

off100

 

Past Photos
singles vacation photos


Travel Insurance left
currencyconverter
Singles vacation Packing tips
optoional tour icon
 

Best Single Travel
Hours


Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday
10:00am - 3:00pm

** Arizona Time **

 

Best Of India - Sri Lanka - U.A.E - Thailand
Singles Cruise
Celebrity Constellation - March 18 - April 2, 2019

Stunning architecture, fascinating history, breathtaking landscape, and picturesque views are waiting for us on this exotic singles cruise. This fascinating cruise sails between Abu Dhabi and Singapore for 16 days of exploration. Join Best Single Travel as we sail the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean - dock in amazing ports of call including Dubai and Oman, four different stops in India, Phuket in Thailand and Colombo in Ski Lanka.
Best of India map

 

Best Of India - Sri Lanka - UAE - Thailand Singles Cruise Itinerary

Abu DhabiCruise Day 1: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Monday: March 18, 2019 / Departs 6:00PM)
Abu Dhabi is the capital of the U.A.E. Abu Dhabi translated in Arabic implies father of the gazelle a tribute to the hordes of gazelles and Arabian oryxs that once flocked the arid emirates desert. Today Abu Dhabi is among the world largest producers of oil and one of the richest cities in the Middle East. It's home to large gardens and parks, green boulevards, and opulent shopping centers.
Board the Celebrity Consellation: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

 

Cruise Day 2: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Tuesday: March 19, 2019 / 7:00AM to 4:00PM)
DubaiDubai is a fascinating fusion of modern city and old world "souks," or markets. Dazzling skylines, super malls, souks with an array of goodies, amazing beaches all packed into one mesmerizing place. The leading center for business and tourism in the Middle East, Dubai offers a distinctive blend of modern city amenities and the ancient charm of Arabia. Take a stroll and admire the stunning architecture of traditional mosques right next to ultra-modern buildings.
Burj KhalifaIncluded Shore Excursion: Dubai City Tour - This mega city is calling us; explore Dubai during our unforgettable introduction to the laps of luxury. Visit Dubai Marina, an awe-inspiring city-within-a-city with a cosmopolitan, free-spirited atmosphere and unique, invigorating lifestyle. On to Palm Jumeirah, world’s largest artificially made island abundant with opulent hotels and homes, with a photo stop at the iconic Atlantis Hotel. Pick up a wonderful memento at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, with its meandering paths and a bazaar-like atmosphere. Continue to be enthralled as we drive to Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world. Last but not definitely not least the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, take a swift fifty seconds ride to the one hundred and twentieth floor and behold the amazing views. 

 

Cruise Day 3: Muscat, Oman (Wednesday: March 20, 2019 / 12:00PM to 8:00PM)
muscat omanThis Arabian capital is an oasis of green lawns, shade trees, and colorful flowers in a desert country. White buildings and soaring minarets sparkle in the sun alongside traditional architecture, elegant mosques, and eye-opening museums. Old Muscat, located along Muttrah Corniche from Port Sultan Qaboos to Al Bustan Beach, is surrounded by a wall on its southern and western sides. 
Included Shore Excursion: Muscat and Nakhal City Tour - Discover the best attractions such as the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Bait Al Zubair Museum, Nakhal Fort and more. First we will visit Bait Al Zubair Museum to see the displays of Omani artifacts and Nakhal Fortcollectables, including weapons, jewelry, clothing and household items. The sultan’s official palace, Al Alam Palace is a stunning example of contemporary Islamic architecture surrounded by lush gardens and our next photo stop.
Then travel along the corniche and visit the souq for shopping before we drive towards Nakhal Fort. As we approach Nakhl, keep an eye out for the fortress that sits on a hill outside the town. Nakhal Fort has acquired a collection of interesting features, including nooks over doorways where boiling cauldrons of honey or date juice would be poured on invaders, and spiked doors for repelling battering rams.

Cruise Day 4: Day At Sea (Thursday: March 21, 2019)
As we depart the Middle East it is time to explore our cruise ship, the Celebrity Constellation which debuted in 2002, with your Constellation Poolsingles hostess and all your new cruise friends.  Join the Best Single Travel Triva Team as we compete against the cruisers.

 

Cruise Day 5: Day At Sea (Friday: March 22, 2019)
A day to relax before we reach our next four ports in India. Lounge by the pool or solarium, get a work-out at the gym or enjoy an optional spa treatment. Don't miss the fun activities just for the singles group.

 

Cruise Day 6 and 7: Mumbai (Bombay), India (Saturday: March 23, 2019 / 5:00AM to 6:00PM)
India TajMahal Sunset

The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. Commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor to house the remains of his cherished wife, the mausoleum complex is one of the most outstanding examples of Mughal architecture, which combined Indian, Persian and Islamic influences.

Included Shore Excursion: Full DayTrip to Taj Mahal - When one thinks about India, the first thing that comes to mind is the Taj Mahal. After disembarking we will transfer to Mumbai airport for a two hour flight to Delhi, then we travel about three hours to Agra, located at the Yamuna River. Our first stop will be at the Agra Fort, where the emperors of India's Mughal Dynasty have Agra Fortlived until 1638, and it's a sight to behold for its craftsmanship made of red sandstone.
After time for lunch, it's off to the Taj Mahal, the iconic landmark of India. Hear about the love story that led to its creation, as well as the Turkish, Indian, and Persian architectural styles that comprise its structure. There will be free time to walk around, admire the exterior, interior, the gardens, and of course take photos.
We'll return the same way we came, drive to Delhi to board our flight to Mumbai. On arrival, our driver will be waiting to return us to our ship for a well deserved night's sleep.

 

Cruise Day 7: Mumbai (Bombay), India(Sunday: March 24, 2019 / 5:00AM to 6:00PM)
Bombay, a metropolis of almost 18 million people, ranges from upscale to urban, cosmopolitan to traditional, and is always fascinating. A beautiful harbor studded with hilly islands and a palm-fringed shore rises gradually to the peaks of mountain ranges. from a fine waterfront for Bombay, and the Gateway of India; Besides being the major port of India, Bombay is also a great industrial center. A cosmopolitan city, it owes its prosperity to the industry and enterprise of its population of about eight million. It is the commercial capital of India.
Included Shore Excursion: Mumbai City Tour:  After lunch onboard enjoy a bus tour around Mumbai. Stop at the Gateway of India, a 262 feet high gateway overlooking the sea, built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. Then we drive past the Hanging gardens, built on top of water tanks, past Victoria Railway Station, Crawford Market to the Flora Fountain, the center of all business activities. Visit the Mani Bhawan Gandhi Museum, a simple, two-story building where Gandhi lived, now a museum, library and research center. "Not-to- be missed is Dhobi Ghats, a well known open air laundromat, where the washers, locally known as Dhobis, work in the open to wash the clothes from Mumbai's hotels and hospitals.
 
 

Cruise Day 8: Goa (Mormugao), India (Monday: March 25, 2019 / 10:00AM to 9:00PM)
Goa IndiaThe magical state of Goa used to be an outpost of Portugal, so the palms on its beaches still sway with a certain Portuguese rhythm. The laid-back lifestyle in India's smallest, most prosperous state attracts many world travelers. You can explore world-heritage architecture, fragrant spice plantations, and cuisine that blends Portuguese technique with Indian flavors.
Included Shore Excursion: Goa City, Temples and Shopping - Our first destination today is Shri Manguesh Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The 400-year-old Shri Manguesh Temple is considered one of the most beautiful temples in Goa, and features a 7-story Deepa Stambha (decorative lamp tower) at the gates of the temple complex.  shri manguesh templeThen we continue to Shree Shantadurga Temple, famous for its statue of the Hindu goddess Shree Durga.
Time for lunch and a quick tour of an Indian Spice farm. Then we travel back to Goat to visit the World Heritage-listed Basilica of Bom Jesus, completed in 1605 and home to Saint Francis Xavier, who is said to have brought Christianity to the region. Continue on to Se Cathedral, a magnificent 16th-century monument and the largest church in Goa.

Cruise Day 9: Day At Sea (Tuesday: March 26, 2019)
We hope you enjoyed India as we cruise todwards to Sri Lanka. The cruise staff and our singles hostess will have plenty of activities to keep us busy. 

 

Cruise Day 10: Cochin, India (Tuesday: March 27, 2019 / 7:00AM to 4:00PM)

Fort Kochi NetsThe "Queen of the Arabian Sea," Cochin is one of the finest natural harbors in the world. Stroll Fort Kochi beach at sunset, framed by the Chinese fishing nets, visit St. Francis Church, where Vasco de Gama was buried, and take in a Kathakali dance performance that will leave you spellbound.
Included Shore Excursion: Backwater Cruise and Heritage TourGet an up close look at rural life and stunning nature as we travel the famous Alappuzha waterways. Experience the beauty and tranquillity as we float along the network of waterways aboard a traditional house boat. Get an up close look at rural life and stunning nature as we cruise kerala backwaters tourslowly through the backwaters and villages. Marvel at the lush vegetation, paddy fields, coconut palms, and more. In the early 20th century, the Viceroy of the Indian Empire, Lord Curzon, was so mesmerized by the scenic beauty that he declared that Alleppey was “The Venice of the East.” Enjoy a lunch of Keralan cuisine onboard the houseboat.
Next we drive to Fort Kochi city where we will be instantly transported to a different time period. View the famous Chinese fishing nets, visit Paradesi Synagogue and Dhobi Khana. The nets are big, bamboo teak nets which are fixed installations attached to the beach by a system of wooden beams. The net hangs 65 feet or more over the sea and large stones are suspended from ropes as counterweights. The Paradesi Synagogue was built in 1568 and houses many rare antiques. In 1662, it was destroyed by the Portguese and then reconstructed, two years later, by the Dutch.

 

Cruise Day 11: Colombo, Sri Lanka (March 28, 2019/ 12:00PM to 8:30PM )
colombo sri lankaOld world meets new in the capital of Sri Lanka. Stroll past colonial architecture and lush gardens in the Fort district, shop a traditional marketplace in Pettah, then step into the modern era at Colombo's many stylish restaurants, galleries and museums. From the city, it's a short trip to visit an elephant orphanage or ornate Buddhist temple.
Included Shore Excursion: Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage Visit - A drive through Colombo taking us through the busy commercial areas as well as the tree lined residential Cinnamon Gardens.  See a Hindu Temple, the Dutch Church of Wolfendhal dating back to 1794 and the historical Davatagaha Mosque.  Then we travel to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, established in 1975 as a shelter for wounded elephants or abandoned babies. Enjoy our drive through the beautiful countryside, view the rice paddies and pineapple plants as we pass through very scenic Pinnawala Elephant Orphanagevillages and colorful towns. 
Upon arrival at the orphanage notice the female and young elephants in Pinnawala roam freely during the day. Then watch as the elephants are herded to nearby Ma-Oya river for their daily baths. The elephant will lie down on the riverbed and allow the Mahout who looks after them to scrub and clean their body. 
After lunch overlooking the river, witness the feeding of the baby elephants with milk in bottles fixed with large teats. Calves born in Pinnawala are not bottle fed, but a few from the Elephant transit home are kept here and bottle fed. Large quantities of Jackfruit, Coconut, Kitul (sugar palm), tamarind and grass are brought in daily to form the bulk of the Elephants food. 

 

Cruise Day 12: (Friday: March 29, 2019)
Solstice SolariumThere is usually a Celebrity Life enrichment event like lectures about our itinerary or astronomy, history, arts and music. Or take an optional wine tasting or beer and booze tasting event during our cruise. 

 

Cruise Day 13: Day At Sea (Saturday: March 30, 2019)
Sleep late today as tomorrow we arrive in Thailand. Hopefully our Trivia Team is doing well as today is another chance for us to win. 

 

Cruise Day 14: Phuket, Thailand (Sunday: March 31, 2019 / 12:30PM to 9:00PM)
Big BudhaThailand's largest and most visited island, Phuket, offers gorgeous beaches lined with palm trees, plus fabulous coves and bays. Water sports include sailing, diving, and snorkeling. Golf enthusiasts will love the championship courses, while nature lovers will be thrilled by the tropical forests and waterfalls.
Included Shore Excursion: Island Tour and Cooking Class - Discover Phuket’s highlights and hidden sights as we drive past the island's most famous beaches to the Chalong Big Buddha. The huge Buddha sits on top of Nakkerd Hills, is 147 feet tall and offers the best 360-degree views of the island, with sweeping vistas of Phuket Town, Kata, Karon, Chalong Bay and more.
Thai CookingNext, enjoy our Introduction to Thai Ingredients Cooking Class and learn how to cook 6 different Thai dishes. Of course after all that hard work.. we get to eat what we cooked. 
Time for a guided stroll through Phuket's Old Town, an historically rich part of the capital filled with shrines, temples (Buddhist and Chinese), ornate and beautifully preserved 'shophouses', quaint cafes, tiny printing shops, impromptu private and public museums and even a mini ex-red light district. Thalang, a quarter mile shopping street has a mix of Baba (Chinese migrants  who settled in the beginning of the 20th century during the tin mining era), Thai Muslim and Indian shops. Phuket Walking Street is a great place to get our last minute souvenirs and local handicrafts.

 

Cruise Day 15: Day At Sea (Monday: April 1, 2019)
Our last cruise day so let's make our final memories together. Time to "cash in our NCL reward points" that we have collected, play our final trivia and enjoy our last dinner onboard.

 

singapore flyerCruise Day 16: Singapore (Tuesday: April 2, 2019 / Arrival: 7:00AM)
Singapore, an island city-state off southern Malaysia, is a global financial center with a tropical climate and a multicultural population. Its colonial core centers on the Padang, a cricket field since the 1830s and now flanked by grand buildings such as City Hall. 
Disembark: Make your way to the airport and your flight home. Suggested flights should be after 11am.

 

  • Singles Cruise Pricing
Inside Cabin

Interior staterooms are an excellent value. These spacious staterooms have no window which is great if you like to sleep late!

Ocean View

The large picture window will delight you and provides an excellent view of the ocean and each destination! * Some oceanview staterooms have obstructed views

Private Balcony

Enjoy the scenic views from your own private balcony. Most balcony staterooms also have a separate sitting area.


I will share a cabin with a friend or use the Free Roommate Match Program
Cabin TypeDepositFull Payment

Inside

$550 $3473.37

Oceanview

$550 $3863.37

Balcony

$550

$4763.37

Amounts are in US Dollars and Includes Shore Excurions and All Taxes and Surcharges

I want my own cabin
Cabin TypeDepositFull Payment

Inside

$1000 $5192.37

Oceanview

$1000 $5972.37

Balcony

$1000 $7772.37
Amounts are in US Dollars and Includes Shore Excurions and All Taxes and Surcharges

All prices are subject to availability and may be increased or withdrawn by the cruise line as the ship fills. Book now to avoid disappointment!

**Free Roommate Matching**

Best Single Travel provides roommate matching on all our vacations as a courtesy to our clients who confirm their reservations at least 70 days before departure. If you request a match within 70 days of your sail date, we cannot guarantee you a roommate.

Pre-Night Abu Dubai Coming Soon


Best Of India - Sri Lanka - U.A.E - Thailand
 Singles Cruise
Balance Due November 15, 2018

If you would like a shared cabin and are booking 70 days prior to sailing we guarantee you a roommate match. If you are booking within 70 days of sailing we will confirm a roommate within 24 hours.


Cruises Can Go Up in Price Every Month
** Book Early! **

Click Here for Frequently Asked Singles Cruise and Cancellation Policies

 

 

Scroll to Top