Across the Bay of Bengal

  • From $6,999
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  • 16 Days
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  • 8 Guided Tours
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  • 5 Countries


Important: You must have a valid passport to travel on this voyage. Passport must be valid for 6 months beyond your planned trip dates. For the most up-to-date visa information, all guests including non-US citizens and green card holders should seek advice from their respective embassy, consulate or Travel Agent to determine which documents are needed prior to departure.

US Passport: For current processing times, visit


Visa required for: India M/E label is needed for U.S. citizens.

Visa required for: Sri Lanka (ETA); India (M/E label and E-Visa for seaport arrival valid for this cruise itinerary). As of December 6, 2022, India E-visas have been made available for citizens of the United States and Australia. All other nationalities need to check the India government's website.

U.S. citizens do not need a visa for tourist stays of 180 days or less to enter Canada; or for tourist stays less than 90 days to enter the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Monaco, Italy, Greece, Israel, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Israel, French Polynesia, and Singapore; or for tourist stays of 30 days or less to enter Thailand. Non-U.S. passport holders may need a Thailand visa prior to departure; please confirm with your local passport office.

Canadian citizens: As of October 26, 2023, the government of India has resumed visa services for Canadian citizens.

Note: Viking is not responsible for obtaining visas nor for advising guests of passport, visa, or other immigration requirements, so be sure to verify what is needed for your travels. You may be denied boarding or entry to some countries if you have not obtained the correct visas or documents prior to departure. Viking cannot provide any refunds for unused portions of your cruise/hotel stay or cost to change travel plans should you have missing or incomplete documents.

If you require visa or passport assistance, please consider Viking’s partner GenVisa, GenVisa service fees will apply.