Yes. The Cruise element takes us to Goa and Mumbai. We then return to Abu Dhabi [via non-Indian ports] and from there we fly to Delhi . It seems that we cannot use E-Visa but we need a multi entry tourist visa. It looks like we can apply on line and then send in appropriate documents and receive the Visa by post. Not going until the New Year, so plenty of time! I have emailed the Visa Department at the Indian Embassy twice and they reply the same day - even on Sunday - but they are standard replies and do not answer questions, just give the info that is on the website.
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You have to apply for a Regular Tourist Visa with multiple entry. Take a look at this Visa Guide which has all the information you will need. There is help with the application form with a direct link to the website where you complete the application. All done online then you can print and send by post
Thank you, problem solved!