India has launched the world’s longest river cruise, which is being touted as the beginning of a brand new period in luxurious tourism.
The MV Ganga Vilas, which can traverse via 27 rivers over 52 days, protecting over 3,200 km, was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi on Friday.
Solar beds on the sundeck on MV Ganga Vilas
Lounge bar, MV Ganga Vilas
The cruise, operated by Antara Luxurious River Cruises, will go to 50 vacationer spots, together with world heritage websites, nationwide parks, river ghats, and main cities, similar to Patna, Kolkata, Dhaka, and Guwahati.
Ganga Vilas will pip the Mississippi river cruise, which spans 2253-2574 km, based on Sanjay Bandopadhyay, chairman of the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI). The maiden voyage will host 32 Swiss nationals, and is anticipated to succeed in Dibrugarh, its remaining cease, on March 1.
MV Ganga Vilas’ restaurant
The Centre is anticipating the cruise to function on itineraries of international dignitaries, stated Bandopadhyay. India holds the G20 Presidency this yr.
What it prices
- Rs 50,000 per evening for an all-inclusive bundle
- Tickets might be bought from the web site of Antara Luxurious River Cruises. However the cruise is already booked for 2 years, and reservations could be out there in opposition to cancellations, stated Raj Singh, founder, and CEO of the corporate.
- It should make six voyages every year, stated Singh.
- Folks have the choice to remain on the cruise for the entire 52-day journey, or smaller journey packages between Varanasi and Kolkata, and Kolkata to Dibrugarh.