Ultra Luxury Ganga Vilas Cruise

Ultra Luxury Ganga Vilas Cruise

It is a proud moment for India when Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister, flagged off MV Ganga Vilas which happens to be the longest river cruise in the world. It is going to cover approximately 3,100 km in as many as five states in India as well as Bangladesh across 27 river systems in 51 days. According to the Prime Minister, the commencement of the Ultra Luxury Ganga Vilas Cruise is a living instance of the advancement of the country’s inland waterways. The Prime Minister further asserted that work is in progress for the development of more than 110 national water highways in this country.

This vessel which has been made indigenously in India started its quest from Varanasi in UP and it will end in Dibrugarh situated in Assam through Bangladesh. This particular cruise has the ability to accommodate 36 tourists with all the required facilities along with 3 decks plus 18 suites on board.

This cruise will allow the tourists to visit approximately 50 points of interest which consist of national parks, heritage sites, river ghats, as well as major cities including Sahibganj in Jharkhand, Kolkata in West Bengal, Patna in Bihar, Dhaka in Bangladesh plus Guwahati in Assam.

Ticket price of this cruise

The ticket price of the Ultra luxury Ganga Vilas cruise every day will be approximately somewhere between ₹25,000 and ₹50,000. The whole trip will cost approximately ₹20 lakh for every passenger in general. Here, we like to mention that this luxury vessel will be able to carry 36 passengers at the same time.

The booking of tickets

It will be possible to book tickets from the official site of the well-known Antara Luxury River Cruises. Nevertheless, it is not feasible to book tickets right now since a company from Switzerland has reserved the entire voyage. However, the good thing is that the subsequent voyage will take place in the month of September and one will be able to book tickets for that.

Some essential facts regarding this cruise

• The first voyage of this cruise consists of 32 tourists from the nation of Switzerland who have signed up for the whole length of the voyage.

• The cruise will be making some pitstops for covering some well-known points of interest such as the Buddhist site of Sarnath, Ganga Arti in Varanasi, in addition to Majuli which happens to be the biggest river island in the state of Assam. It would also be possible for travelers to pay a visit to Vikramshila University as well as the Bihar School Of Yoga. Moreover, this cruise will travel through the Kaziranga National Park in addition to the Sunderbans in West Bengal.

Tanya CH

Tanya is a senior content writer in KEIZO.

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