DISCOVER VISAKHAPATNAM ONBOARD THE EMPRESS

Named after the Hindu god of valor - Visakha, this picturesque coastal city is located on the east coast of Andhra Pradesh, and is also commonly known as Vizag.

Visakhapatnam is home to the country’s oldest shipyards and is also the headquarters of the Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy. Fondly called the city of Destiny, it’s blessed with beautiful beaches, iconic temples, captivating caves and vast valleys.

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OUR VISAKHAPATNAM ITINERARIES

Experience state-of-the-art amenities, unlimited activities, best of Indian and global cuisines and so much more on your cruise trip to Visakhapatnam.
2 nights from Chennai
Chennai - Visakhapatnam - Chennai

Cruise through the weekend onboard India’s only premium cruise line, and explore two of India’s east coast gems in Chennai & Visakhapatnam!

Starting from
₹ 38,161/ Twin sharing basis
2 nights from Chennai
Chennai to Visakhapatnam

Beat those Monday blues by starting your week onboard the majestic Empress from Chennai, and explore the culturally vibrant Visakhapatnam - home to India’s oldest shipyard.

Starting from
₹ 38,161/ Twin sharing basis
3 nights from Visakhapatnam
Visakhapatnam - At Sea - Visakhapatnam - Chennai

Say hello to magical midweek experiences onboard the Empress, as your experience the best of India’s east coast, from the culturally vibrant Visakhapatnam to the cultural capital of south India

Starting from
₹ 49,064/ Twin sharing basis

FEATURED DESTINATION: RAMAKRISHNA BEACH

Experience calm waters, and impeccable views of the countryside.

WATERSPORTS

While Visakhapatnam is blessed with quite a few beautiful beaches, the one that stands out is RamaKrishna beach, also known as RK beach. It gets its name from the Ramakrishna Mission Ashram in the vicinity. RK beach is always buzzing with not just tourists, but locals as well, and is known for its breathtaking views at sunset. So while you’re here, why not head for a swim, or if you’re feeling a little adventurous, boat rides are also available at a nominal price.

Blessed With Beaches

It’s fair to say that Visakhapatnam is blessed with numerous beaches, including the popular RK beach, Rushikonda beach, Gangavaram beach, Yarada beach, Bheemili beach, and so many more. With so many incredible beaches, one thing’s for sure, that you’ll find Visakhapatnam’s coastline to be full of calmness and serenity.

Lip-smacking Cuisine

Over the course of history, Visakhapatnam has been known for its spices in the state’s traditional cuisine, making it one of the spiciest of all Indian cuisines. With that being said, while you’re here, Murku, Appadams, Putharekulu and Pulihara are must-haves from their main course options. If you’re a fan of street food, you’ll find yourself lucky because Visakhapatnam’s beaches are full of stalls selling the crowd-favorite Murri Mixture, made using puffed rice, chopped onions, boiled peas, tomatoes, & coriander leaves.

SHORE EXCURSIONS

While there are plenty of experiences and activities onboard your cruise trip to Visakhapatnam, we recommend that you book your shore excursions along with your cruise bookings to enjoy the best deals.
Explore Ramakrishna Beach, Kailasagiri, & Submarine Museum

As part of our off-shore excursions, you not only get to explore the breathtaking views at Ramakrishna beach, but also:

Explore Rushikonda Beach & Ramanaidu Film Studio

We’ve already mentioned earlier how Vizag is blessed with plenty of beautiful beaches, and as part of this excursions package you’ll get to explore another classic Vizag beach along with another one of the city’s iconic locations: So get ready for:

Explore Rushikonda Beach, Ramanaidu Film Studio, & Submarine Museum

In case you’re in the mood to add more to your Vizag bucket list, we’ve got another off-shore excursion package that takes you to:

CRUISE DEPARTURE PORTS

With cruise departures from Chennai and Visakhapatnam, our itineraries have been designed to cater to travelers from around the country with the option to combine their land holidays with a cruise to Visakhapatnam.
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MUMBAI

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KOCHI

KOCHI

Mumbai, India’s most fascinating melting pot is a testimony to centuries of transformations. Formerly known as Bombay, the metropolis of Mumbai has a distinct diverse aesthetics of its own. From colonial architecture to high-tech skyscrapers, Mumbai’s skyline is an interesting reflection of history and modernity. Facing the Arabian sea, the Maximum city of Mumbai is popular for the iconic, Gateway of India, picturesque promenades, popular cafes and bistros, and most importantly, street food

EXPERIENCES ON YOUR PUDUCHERRY

Enjoy unlimited experiences on your cruise holiday. From kids to you and your parents, there are entertainment options and activities for all age groups.
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Entertainment

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Accommodation

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Onboard Dining

CASINO

CASINO

VISAKHAPATNAM CRUISE FOR EVERY OCCASION

WEDDINGS

Embark on the most beautiful and special journey of your life by taking your wedding vows in the middle of the picturesque ocean, onboard the Empress.

CORPORATE EVENTS

Add a touch of grandeur and finesse to your offsite and business events by hosting them aboard the Empress by Cordelia Cruises.

GROUPS & FAMILY HOLIDAYS

Regular family vacations will become a thing of the past once you hop aboard and experience the panoramic ocean views, exciting onboard activities, lip-smacking food, and so much more!

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