Indian luxury river cruises are a wonderful way of exploring aquatic life, unique ecosystem and marine fauna in a peaceful manner.
There are a famous Luxury cruises which can give you memories of a lifetime.
Angriya Luxury Cruise:
This is India’s first luxury cruise that sails from Mumbai to Goa. It is a luxurious 7-deck, 131-meter long passenger ship built in Japan. The luxury cruise ship features bars, restaurants, swimming pools, spa, and discotheque, and it can accommodate almost 400 passengers.
Kerala has launched ultra-luxurious cruise ship Nefertiti to promote cruise tourism. Named after an Egyptian queen, Nefertiti, the ship offers you an ethereal abode as you skim through the surface of the Arabian Sea. Nefertiti has two floors – Sistra, an Egyptian musical instrument, and Horus, a mythical protector of Egypt. The interiors have been decked up to match that of a star hotel.
M V Mahabaahu Cruise:
This is one of the luxury cruise holidays on the river Brahmaputra that offers the opportunity to explore India’s most fascinating and diverse state, Assam. The journey includes a visit to Kamakhya Devi Temple, bird watching, dolphin spotting, and experience in tea picking at an estate, a jeep safari at Kaziranga National Park, a boat safari at Majuli Island, a visit to Satara monasteries and many other activities aboard this cruise trip in India. The ship hosts private balconies, swimming pools, and all modern safety features and the cruise sail to greatest river island and nearby the Kaziranga National Park. You can also indulge in cooking sessions, watching several cultural performances and one-horned rhinoceros
Alaknanda Varanasi Luxury Cruise:
This is the first-ever luxury cruise over river Ganga that will ferry passengers around all the 84 Ghats. The 30-meter long double-decked modern liner can ferry up to 110 passengers. The service is started by the Varanasi-based start-up venture Nordic Cruise line. The guests can take a ride during sunrise and sunset and can see the famous Ganga aarti in the evening
Sunderbans Luxury Cruise:
Cruise through the wonderland that is the Sunderbans – a UNESCO World Heritage Site with thick mangrove forests and Bengal tigers. Sail through the mangrove eco-systems and visit the local villages where you can watch enriching folk theatre performances by the villagers. Dock at Namkhana, which serves as the entrance to the vast delta. Board a small creek boat and tour the exotic islands of Dobanki, Nethidopani, and Sajnekhali. You will also be taken on an excursion to the Sunderban Village, where you can interact with the locals and learn about their way of life.
The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda Cruise:
Explore the backwaters of Alleppey is one of the best luxury cruise holidays in India. This luxury cruise liner offers various facilities like onboard meals and deluxe luxury cabins to all its passengers. This cruise will take you through the longest water stretch in Kerala by passing through the Vembanad Lake and the waters of Alleppey. Sit back, sip your drink and look out at the soft ripples, the tall coconut trees and the changing colors of the sky as the sun rises and sets. You can relax as you enjoy the wonderful views of Vembanad Lake or you could take up off-board activities like house boating, watching a cultural dance or fishing.
River Ganges Heritage Cruise:
The Ganga - Brahmaputra flood plains in the eastern part of the country are one of the richest in history and bio-diversity. The cruise trail marks the entry of the British, who then ruled the country for a long time. Along with that, there are weaving villages, ancient temples and even the longest barrage in the world. The mix of sights gives the traveler a fair idea of India and its subcultures. The cruise has 32 spacious rooms and spacious a terrace dining area that can accommodate up to 80 guests. It also has a live kitchen that offers local cuisines. This is one of the best 5 star cruise holidays on a 260 km long stretch that will take you through some of the top sightseeing places.
Costa Neo-Classical Cruise:
This gigantic luxury cruise has a lot to offer for all its passengers. It starts from Mumbai and heads towards the Maldives. It has 654 cabins, out of which, 428 cabins offer a lovely sea view and the rest of them even have private balconies. There is a wellness center, a swimming pool, a gym, four Jacuzzis, a library, a ballroom and an onboard shopping mall too. This cruise has it all.
M V Paramhamsa Cruise:
Experience the magic of the river Ganga as you traverse through its serene waters from Kolkata to Bihar. Start with a tour of the city of joy and then make your way to the French Colony of Chandannagar. Onwards to the magnificent temples of Kalna, a city tour of Mayapur and then spend some time engaging with history at Murshidabad. Sail through Farakka Barrage, the longest barrage in the world and slowly cruise towards the beautiful countryside of Jharkhand. End this cruise trip in India at Vikram Shila, an important center of Buddhist learning.
The Samudram package is a five-day cruise from Kochi to Lakshadweep. In this package you spend the whole day on the Lakshadweep beach and in the evening you enjoy the Lakshadweep weather from the deck of the ship. The Samudram package takes you to Kavaratti, Kalpeni, Kadmat and Minicoy Islands (any three). The travelers can have a great time during the day in the stunning Lakshadweep beach and enjoy the Lakshadweep weather.
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