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Maya on the Ganga - Antara Luxury River Cruise

Kolkata - Kalna - Mayapur - Shantipur - Kolkata

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Overview

The ‘City of Joy’, Kolkata is vivid and brims with life and creativity.  Driven by the heroic spirit of the self-made people of Kolkata, this city has made an impressive contrast of the colonial heritage with hipster culture. It is a continuous festive city of India that is simultaneously luxurious, refined, and highly futuristic. Its historical and religious side has attracted many travelers over the years. A unique travel voyage on the Ganga river will make you appreciate the finer things in life.

Set yourself on a journey to explore the cultural background of India. Begin the tour by appreciating the thriving art scene in Kolkata to going to countless bazaars by the Hooghly. Experience an impeccable vacation with a carefully curated itinerary. Explore the layers of Kolkata’s heritage and culture that will make your journey worth every minute. So, get ready to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience.



Trip Highlights
  • Explore the architectural marvels of Kalna
  • Visit the Rajbari Temple and Naba Kailash Temple
  • Seek blessings in ISCKON Temple, Mayapur
  • Visit textile weaving village in Kolkata and enjoy shopping
Itinerary Details
Day 1: Embark the Ship in Kolkata

Once you board the ship in Kolkata, you will be served a delicious lunch. Begin the journey by sailing to Kalna - the City of Temples. Here, witness the splendor and artistic excellence of the terracotta temples.

After dinner, return to the cruise and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay onboard.

Day 2: Seek Blessings at Temples of Kalna

After a scrumptious breakfast, walk through the local markets of Kalna. Visit the Rajbari Temple complex, which houses several attractive temples dating to 1800. Among the temples, Naba Kailash Temple stands out the most as it has 108 Shiva shrines in two concentric circles. Other temples include Pratigyeshwar Temple, Lalji Temple, and Krishna Chandraji Temple. You will be impressed to see the terracotta plaques showcasing various themes of Hindu epics, the legendary life of Sree Chaitanya, and images of Goddess Durga.

Once the sightseeing is over, return to the ship for a delicious lunch. We will then sail to Mayapur by evening followed by a Sandbank Party and grand dinner. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay onboard.

Day 3: Visit the ISKCON Temple Headquarters

Have a flavorsome breakfast on board and get ready to explore Mayapur. Visit the headquarters of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). This temple was built to commemorate the Jubilee year of ISKCON in 2016. It was also largely financed by Alfred B. Ford, the great-grandson of car-maker Henry Ford. Spot the 75- foot domed planetarium at ISKCON for an astounding experience.

Also, visit the temples with colorful and decorated statues of Shri Krishna for darshan. After the tour, return to the ship and sail to Shantipur. Have lunch and dinner onboard. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay onboard.

Day 4: Cruise Tour Terminates in Kolkata

After your last breakfast on the ship, head to the textile weaving village. This suburb is known for its handloom sarees. After the tour, you will be transferred to Kolkata airport for a flight back home with unforgettable memories.

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