Jewels of the Indian Ocean

7 January - 22 January 2018

Duration

15 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

9 Ports

7-8 January

Setting sail from Cape Town

This magical multicultural city is the perfect jumping off point to explore Southern Africa, but do make sure you linger a few days to enjoy the buzz of a city where Africa meets a European-style cosmopolitan atmosphere, creating a vibrant melting pot of cultures and religions. With flat-topped Table Mountain soaring above the city, beautiful natural landscapes, and gardens within the city, you never feel far from nature here. Enjoy the waterfront, museums and elegant architecture, then take the time to venture further afield - there is so much within easy reach.

Our tip

Combine time in Cape Town with trips outside the city. We will help you plan ahead to make the most of your visit, so our tip is simply to call us to make the most of it.

9 January

South Africa: Mossel Bay

10 January

South Africa: Port Elizabeth

11 January

At sea

12-13 January

South Africa: Durban

14 January

South Africa: Richard's Bay

15 January

Mozambique: Maputo

16-17 January

At sea

18 January

Madagascar: Taolagnaro

19 January

At sea

20 January

Réunion: Réunion

21-22 January

Arriving in Port Louis

The lovely island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean is striking in the contrasts between its mountainous backdrop and beautiful white sand beaches. The capital Port Louis, on the northwest coast, dates back to 1735 and is a busy administrative centre, packed with office workers during the day. Interesting as it is, visitors arriving in Port Louis may well choose to travel immediately to other areas of the island, as it boasts many excellent hotels. Although English is the official language, French is more widely spoken and most Mauritians will also speak Creole in relaxed settings.

The Ship

Your home from home

Crystal Cruises - Crystal Symphony
Crystal Cruises - Crystal Symphony Seahorse Pool
Crystal Cruises - Crystal Symphony Penthouse Suite

Crystal have repeatedly been voted the World’s Best cruise line, and Crystal Symphony is certainly a top level classic, not to be missed.

What we love

Crystal Symphony is not a new ship, but you wouldn't know it, since she is subject to an ongoing refurbishment programme, with constant innovations such as the Outdoor Fitness Garden, which ensures that the environment is always perfect and the style contemporary. This is, in short, a ship constantly honed to perfection. But ultimately it's all about the unmatchable food and service.

Capacity 922 Guests
Crew 575 Internationl Staff
Style

Luxury with a difference: the resort style - with excellent entertainment and facilities, wide range of dining and highly developed on board programme - distinguishes glamorous Crystal from its competitors in the sector.

Inclusions
  • All meals in all venues including room service
  • All drinks including premium spirits
  • All on board entertainment
  • Fitness classes and wellness facilities
  • Gratuities
  • Stimulating programme of daytime activities
  • Lectures and classes
More about Crystal Symphony

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Cape Grace hotel, Cape Town

Where to stay in Cape Town

There are some great hotels to choose from, but at Mundy we especially like the Cape Grace on the waterfront.

Franschhoek, South Africa

Extend your stay in South Africa

Take a wine tour to Stellenbosch and Franschhoek for tastings, beautiful countryside and great food.

Angsana Balaclava, Mauritius

Where to stay in Mauritius

We wouldn’t stay in Port Louis itself - go a little way up the coast to the Angsana Balaclava on Turtle Bay.

Pamplemousses Botanical Gardens, Mauritius

Mauritius excursions

Explore Port Louis’s markets with a private guide, visit Fort Adelaide, the National Botanical garden and the Sugar Estate and museum.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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Mundy Office Wells Steet, W1T 3PP