Indian Holiday brings you unique Bengal Luxury Cruises of the river Ganges through east India. Experience the joy of cruising through tranquil waters and lush green countryside. This exciting journey covers long distances on the rivers and inland waterways, passing through cities, villages, wildlife sanctuaries and historical monuments. Bengal Luxury Cruises are operational from January to March and resumes in the month of September. So, if you plan to visit West Bengal or its capital city Kolkata during these months, set some time aside for a Bengal Luxury Cruise. It's an experience of a lifetime!
The Hooghly River is a distributary of the Ganges River in West Bengal. The mouths of the Hooghly and Ganges Rivers merge to form a delta at the Bay of Bengal. The British, French, Dutch and Portuguese all sailed through these waters to establish trade settlements on these banks. Today, this river system forms an essential lifeline for the people of the state. It is used for irrigation, human and industrial consumption, as well as, water tourism.
Cruise in Luxury
The Bengal Luxury Cruises crew consists of well trained staff, sailors, and a strong technical team. Each one, determined to make your journey a memorable one. As you cruise through West Bengal you can take in the rich flora and fauna, enjoy the serene waters and countryside, indulge in fishing or lounging on the deck, disembark to explore a remote site and savor some authentic Bengali cuisine. Bengal Luxury Cruises will truly redefine the way you tour West Bengal.
Bengal Luxury Cruises
Bengal has a rich history of culture and tradition. While on the Bengal Luxury Cruises, you will pass by stunning landscapes, small villages and towns, pilgrimage and fishing sites. The Bengal Luxury Cruises start at Kolkata, taking you through different locations depending on your tour itinerary and package. Some long distance cruises will take you to the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, and Uttar Pradesh. Shorter Bengal Luxury Cruises include tours of Kalna, Murshidabad, Matari and the historic town of Chandannagar, a former French colony in the Hooghly district. Whether you opt for a long or short Bengal Luxury Cruise, you get to see India at its best, be it its history, culture or cuisine.
Bengal Luxury Cruise Itineraries
Bengal Luxury Cruises are available from January to March and September to November. Indian Holiday arranges for all the facilities whether you opt for 6 nights and 7 days; 9 nights and 10 days; 12 nights and 13 days; 14 nights and 15 days. The 15 day Bengal Luxury Cruise starts at Kolkata and ends at Varanasi. Shorter day-night trips are available for: