Cruise on Ganges

Cruise tour to India

5 nights & 6 days


West Bengal is known for its rich cultural activities, the state capital Kolkata is known as the “Cultural Capital of India”. Sundarban is a National Park and also known as home to Royal Bengal Tigers and it’s also a biosphere Reserve. This forest is densely covered by mangrove forests. In Bengali Language the meaning of Sundarban is “Beautiful Forest”. The name has been derived from the Sundari trees, which is found in Sundarban in large numbers. Mostly seen Royal Bengal Tigers, fishing cats, foxes, Jungle cats, spotted deer’s, Leopards, Saltwater Crocodiles in Sundarban. Some of the birds commonly found in Sundarban and some of those are Black-capped Kingfishers, Water Hens, Coots, Pariah Kites, Swamp Partridges, and Woodpeckers etc... A Luxurious journey to Sundarban through luxury cruise Mv Paramhamsa.

Day 01: Arrival at Kolkata
Meet and greet at Airport/ Railway Station, transfer to hotel, Pm local sightseeing of Kolkata city.
  • Victoria Memorial
  • Howdah Bridge
  • Eden Garden (Stadium)
  • Nicco park
  • Saheed Minar
  • Marble Palace
  • National Library etc...
Over night at hotel. (Total Km 140)

Day 02: Kolkata City Sightseeing
After Breakfast full day visit to cultural city of Kolkata, includes
  • Kalighat kali Temple
  • Belur Math
  • Birla Temple
  • Iskcon Radha-Govinda Mandir
  • Sidheswari Kali Temple etc...
  • Evening at Park Street with mouth watering street food.
Over night at Hotel (Total Km 120)

Day 03: Cruise to Sundarban National Park ( Reporting time 12 noon)
AM transfer to Milennium Park Jetty for Sundarban visit, Chk in to Cruise and get your luxury cabin. The cruise will start sailing along the beautiful river Ganges. Enjoy the view of the river Ganges as the cruiser passes through various heritage sites. Have your lunch in cruise. After a few hours of cruising, the cruiser will anchor at Namkhana, disembark and visit to the fishermen’s village. Return to cruise. Enjoy evening cultural program, and enjoy your dinner. Over night at Cruise.

Day 04: Cruise
It will start sailing towards the east wherein you can experience the lifestyle and culture of the local fishermen. After you enter Sundarban, take a glimpse of the dense mangrove followed by a short excursion to Lothian Island or Crocodile project at Bhagabatpur. Then back to cruise and have your lunch. Then, the cruiser will anchor at the confluence of the river Bidya. Then, enjoy visiting of some exotic islands-Nethidopani, Dobanki and Sajnekhali via small creek boats and witness mangrove species and exotic wildlife. Over Night at Cruise.

Day 05: Cruise
Early morning have your delicious breakfast, takes an excursion to Bali followed by a visit to the Sundarban Village to witness the daily lifestyle of local people. The native of this village are quite friendly and welcome visitors with warmth and geniality. Besides, guests will also visit some exotic sites followed by anchor for overnight stay.

Day 06: Cruise to Kolkata
Today, after breakfast, sail back to Kolkata by cruising through the confluence of the rivers-Rupanarayana and Damodar. En-route, you will cross the ancient port of diamond Harbour and the industrial town ‘Haladia’. disembark the cruiser. Depart for Airport/Railway station.

Tour Includes:
Kolkata: 2 nights (CPAI)
Cruise:2 nights (APAI)
All Kolkata Sightseeing A/c Vehicle, private basis
Service tax of 4.35%

Excludes:
Entry fees at different sites/ Camera Fee
Any personal Expenses
All air or rail journey

Note:
Cruise movement as per the tide level and natural conditions.



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