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India, Bangladesh, and Myanmar

Blend the natural and cultural treasures of the Bay of Bengal on a luxury small ship cruise from Chennai to Yangon. Visit sacred temples, bustling bazaars, rural villages, and four national parks and reserves, including the Sundarbans!

India, Bangladesh, and Myanmar

Make a pilgrimage to the gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, where sacred relics of the Buddha lie enshrined beneath its golden spires.

India, Bangladesh, and Myanmar

Join a brand-new expedition that offers the perfect mix of the region’s cultural and natural treasures.

India, Bangladesh, and Myanmar

Spend two full days exploring the UNESCO World Biosphere-designated Sundarbans Reserve Forest, home to spotted deer, Ganges river dolphins, and white-bellied sea eagles.

OVERVIEW

Explore this UNESCO World Biosphere-designated river delta by Zodiac to search for the Rhesus macaques, wild boars, Indo-Pacific crocodiles, Ganges dolphins, Bengal monitors, and a huge variety of...

ITINERARY

Enjoy a morning at leisure before a welcome brunch at the hotel. Afterward, explore this vibrant city that has been dubbed the “cultural capital of India.” ...

ACCOMMODATIONS

The Silver Discoverer is an elegant 120-guest vessel, ideally suited for expedition cruising. Her fleet of Zodiacs allows us to explore anywhere nature or curiosity dictates...

FAQs

How large is the Bay of Bengal? Are there special dress code requirements for this expedition? What type of physical condition...

FIELD LEADERS

Especially chosen for this voyage, our team of expert leaders and lecturers serves to bring a comprehensive educational component to your adventure through lectures, guided excursions, and daily recaps...

DATES & RATES

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Overview

Explore this UNESCO World Biosphere-designated river delta by Zodiac to search for the Rhesus macaques, wild boars, Indo-Pacific crocodiles, Ganges dolphins, Bengal monitors, and a huge variety of birdlife. This is also a marvelous opportunity to see the frenetic city of Chennai contrasted with the peaceful beach towns off the coast of Bangladesh and Myanmar.

You’ll travel in supreme comfort aboard the sleek (and fully air-conditioned!), 120-guest Silver Discoverer, which boasts a shallow draft and fleet of Zodiacs, that allow you to explore narrow channels and step ashore on pristine beaches. When not indulging in sumptuous cuisine along with included wine or lounging by the pool during a day at sea, you’ll enjoy a range of fascinating lectures by our world-class expedition staff.

Your fare includes pre-cruise hotel accommodations; all excursions; all onboard meals and group meals ashore, including soft drinks, beer and wine; all entrance fees, taxes, and landing and port charges; arrival and departure transfers; gear certificates; and medical expense coverage/emergency evacuation insurance.

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Itinerary

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Accommodations

Silver Discoverer

The Silver Discoverer is an elegant 120-guest vessel, ideally suited for expedition cruising. Her fleet of Zodiacs allows us to explore anywhere nature or curiosity dictates. All staterooms have an ocean view, spacious wardrobes, individually controlled heat/air conditioner, personal safe, flat-screen television, sitting area, and en-suite bathroom. Facilities on board include a single-seating dining room, two lounges, small library, and an outdoor pool.

 

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Things To Know

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Field Leaders

Mike Messick
Mike Messick
Cofounder / Expedition Leader
Mike, Co-founder of Zegrahm Expeditions, was raised in Switzerland and began working in expedition travel during a summer break from college. Mike embarked on a full-time career in adventure travel shortly after graduation and has since visited more than 195 countries around the world.
Lynne Greig
Lynne Greig
Cruise Director
Lynne was born and raised in South Africa and after finishing her education spent several years teaching there. Her love for travel led her around the globe and eventually turned into a career in the adventure travel industry as cruise director.
Shirley Campbell
Shirley Campbell
Social Anthropologist
Dr. Shirley Campbell is a social anthropologist and Research Fellow at the Australian National University, with a special interest in the indigenous peoples of Australia, Melanesia, and the Pacific.
Brad Climpson
Brad Climpson
Marine Biologist
Brad was born in Sydney, Australia and has lived for the last 20 years in North Queensland, on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef. In 1996 he earned a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in marine biology and zoology.
Stephen Fisher
Stephen Fisher
Historian
Since returning to the United Kingdom in 2007, Stephen has taken part in ground breaking archaeological excavations at Stonehenge, and spent several years conducting surveys of the New Forest National Park. 
Jack Grove Master Leader
Jack Grove
Cofounder / Marine Biologist
Cofounder of Zegrahm Expeditions and research associate in the Section of Fishes at the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History A marine biologist and professional naturalist, Jack has spent much of the past two decades traveling on and lecturing about the world's oceans.
Michael Moore
Michael Moore
Naturalist
A Chicago native, Michael earned both his B.S. in biology and an M.S. degree in ecology, ethology, and evolution at the University of Illinois. Since then he has spent 10 years conducting research around the Pacific Rim.
Mike Murphy
Mike Murphy
Zodiac Driver
Mike was born on the Isle of Wight, England, raised just a stone's throw from the once largest passenger ship terminal in the world. His travels have taken him to most countries around the globe, where he's served as cruise director and expedition staff on small and large luxury vessels.
Rich Pagen
Rich Pagen
Conservation Biologist / Naturalist

Rich first became enthralled by the wonders of the natural world around the tide pools and forests of his native New York. Since then, he has embarked on a career in conservation biology.

Brent Stephenson
Brent Stephenson
Ornithologist
Brent was born in New Zealand and has been a birder since childhood. In 2005 he completed a goal he had from a young age, with the conclusion of his Ph.D., studying the breeding biology of Australasian gannets in New Zealand
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Dates & Rates

January 20, 2019 | 17 Days | Small-Ship Cruise | 120 Guests | From $14,980

Please See Below For Per Person Cabin Rates On Zegrahm Expeditions Bay of Bengal Small Ship Cruise (rates based on double occupancy) :

  • Category 1: $14,980
  • Category 2: $16,580
  • Category 3: $28,380
  • Category 4: $21,280
  • Category 5: $25,680
  • Category 6: $30,980
  • Suite: $37,180
  • Category 1 Single: $14,980
  • Category 3 Single: $18,380

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