Grand Africa & Indian Ocean Voyage
Onboard Cruise & Maritime Voyages - Marco Polo
Hays Cruise Extras
  • 7 countries in 78 nights
  • Book by the 31 August 2019 & save up to 60%
  • Limited availability
  • 3rd and 4th Guest sharing from £2339pp
Why book…
  • Explore the splendid bridges, ancient castles and the many other historical sites in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Enjoy Casablanca and take in the sights of this marvellous city and visit the Hassan II Mosque, the bustling Medina and Central Market, Cathedral du Sacre Coeur, and the idyllic Place Mohamed V
  • No trip to Jamestown would be complete without climbing the 699 steps up Jacob's Ladder to the top of Ladder Hill
  • Step ashore and uncover a world of adventure and indigenous wildlife in and around Port Elizabeth
  • Stop by the iconic Gateway of India on Mumbai Harbour, built to commemorate the state visit of King George V in 1924, or explore the ancient cave temples on nearby Elephanta Island
Overview Itinerary
The Ship
The impressive Marco Polo is one of the more intimate ships in Cruise & Maritime Voyage's fleet. Accommodating up to 800 guests in its 425 cabins, you will be offered a warm and friendly welcome from a dedicated crew of staff and entertainers to ensure that you enjoy a memorable stay on board. After undergoing a refurbishment in celebrating her 50th anniversary, this Bahamian flagged ship boasts high-end restaurants, first-class service, and impressive facilities, together offering the perfect setting to enjoy a relaxing break at sea. The adult-only ship features a traditional style with teak decks and a distinct royal-blue outer. On board Marco Polo you will always experience Cruise & Maritime Voyages' friendly and attentive service as well as a much more relaxed, traditional and leisurely style of cruise holiday. Take in some of the world's most spectacular scenery whilst enjoying delightful dining options, excellent facilities and all-day entertainment.

Food
Dine in style on board Marco Polo and experience a whole world of exquisite flavours. The stylish Waldorf Restaurant is an a la carte setting open for breakfast, lunch and dinner offering a tempting menu including full English breakfasts, lavish five-course lunches, and themed dinners in the evening with two sittings for a more relaxed experience. Take a seat in Marco's Restaurant for all-day buffet-style dining - the casual alternative to mealtimes on board. Sample delicious international dishes in a bright and airy location or choose to enjoy your breakfast or lunch al fresco on the Pool Deck with the added bonus of a spectacular ocean view!

Drink
The barman will soon get to know your favourite drink in Columbus Lounge or be seated in the elegant Palm Garden and take in the panoramic ocean views. Meet with fellow passengers in the stylish Captain's Club for pre-dinner drinks or simply relax and unwind listening to the live pianist. A full drinks menu is on offer in all of the bars on board, whether you want to sip a fresh morning cappuccino, a refreshing soft drink, glass of fine wine, or ice-cold beer.

Entertainment
Take part in a quiz, listen to expert guest speakers or enjoy intricate arts and crafts classes throughout the day. Wander the boutique shops and pick up unique souvenirs, take a time out and discover a good book in the Livingston Library or sign up to the CMV Club Class and play cards, backgammon and chess in the Nansen Card Room. Sit back and enjoy the spectacular big show entertainment in the evenings at the theatre-style Marco Polo Lounge. The variety of talented acts covers everything from dancing and professional shows, to live pianists and violinists. Dance the night away in Scotts Bar, in a privileged position on Amundsen Deck you can view the pool below and gain direct access to the deck. Escape to the tranquil surrounding of the Jade Wellness Centre and treat yourself to an indulgent treatment to relax body and mind. You can also make the most of a hair and beauty salon, a sauna and massage facilities, and fitness and exercise equipment.
Day 1: Bristol Avonmouth, UK
Arrive at Bristol Avonmouth and embark on board Marco Polo.
Day 2-3: At Sea
Day 4: Lisbon, Portugal
Day 5: At Sea
Day 6: Casablanca, Morocco
Day 7-9: At Sea
Day 10: Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde
Day 11-15: At Sea
Day 16: Jamestown, St.Helena
Day 17-19: At Sea
Day 20: Walvis Bay, Namibia
Day 21: Luderitz, Namibia
Day 22: At Sea
Day 23: Cape Town, South Africa
Day 24: Mossel Bay, South Africa
Day 25: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Day 26: At Sea
Day 27: Durban, South Africa
Day 28: Richards Bay, South Africa
Day 29-31: At Sea
Day 32: Pointe Des Galets, Reunion Island
Day 33: Port Louis, Mauritius
Day 34-35: At Sea
Day 36: Mamoudzou, Mayotte, Comoros Islands
Day 37: At Sea
Day 38: Zanzibar, Tanzania
Day 39-40: Mombasa, Kenya
Day 41-42: At Sea
Day 43: Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles
Day 44: Praslin, Seychelles
Day 45-47: At Sea
Day 48: Male, Maldives
Day 49: At Sea
Day 50: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Day 51: At Sea
Day 52: Cochin, India
Day 53: At Sea
Day 54: Mormugao, India
Day 55: Mumbai, India
Day 56-58: At Sea
Day 59: Salalah, Oman
Day 60-63: At Sea
Day 64: Safaga, Egypt
Day 65: Aqaba, Jordan
Day 66: At Sea
Day 67: Transit the Suez Canal
Day 68: Ashdod, Israel
Day 69-70: At Sea
Day 71: Valletta, Malta
Day 72-73: At Sea
Day 74: Gibraltar
Day 75: At Sea
Day 76: La Coruna, Spain
Day 77: At Sea
Day 78: Cobh, Ireland
Day 79: Bristol Avonmouth, UK
Disembark and make your way home.
To book call 0800 408 4229 or Enquire online
Prices shown are per person based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.
Price per person from only
£4999
January 2020 - 78 Nights - Sailing from Bristol Avonmouth
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