Ganga Vilas: All about world’s longest & luxurious River Cruise, starting from Varanasi on Jan 13
The river cruise could accommodate almost 80 passengers. the suites inside the cruise will contain amenities like convertible beds, an LED TV, bathrooms with a shower, a French balcony, a safe, sprinklers, smoke alarms, and life vests.
New Delhi: The most awaited river cruise – Ganga Vilas is going to kick start on January 13, 2023. It will start from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh covering all the way of 3,200 km in 50 days and end in Dibrugarh in Assam.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch Ganga Vilas on January 13. The cruise will visit more than 50 major architectural attractions, including UNESCO world heritage sites as it travels via 27 river banks in Bangladesh and India.
Initially, the project – Ganga Vilas was scheduled to come up in the year 2020 but due to the coronavirus outbreak, it got delayed and rescheduled to January 13, 2023.
The advertisement and promotions for the Ganga Vilas were already started in 2018. In a video conference meeting, PM Modi stated earlier that a very unique river cruise is coming up soon. It will be one of the reflections of growing cruise tourism in India. He also requested the people of West Bengal to acquire the benefit of traveling out of it.
The river cruise could accommodate almost 80 passengers. the suites inside the cruise will contain amenities like convertible beds, an LED TV, bathrooms with a shower, a French balcony, a safe, sprinklers, smoke alarms, and life vests. In addition to that, it has 18 extra suites for other emergency amenities.
The cruise has several other services or events such as a gym, music, a private butler service, cultural events, a spa, an outdoor observation deck, etc.
Ganga Vilas will first start off from Varanasi and reach Patna on the eighth day of its journey crossing Buxar, Ghazipur, and Ramnagar. It will arrive in Kolkata on day 20 and depart for Dhaka the next day. It will make its stop in Guwahati and Sibsagar before calling it an end at Dibrugarh.