The Ganges Heritage Tour is a well planned tour that lets you explore the rich heritage sites placed along its banks. The visit to these places will allow one to understand the culture and religious practices of India. This cruise tour is the best way to witness the lifeline of true India, its history, traditions and magnificence. Apart from this the tour is a blend of adventure and thrill that is to be cherished by both old and young. The excellent facilities provided on board work together to enable the guests to enjoy the view of the heritage sites better. The prime attractions to be visited during the cruise include Belur Math, Chandannagar, Mayapur, Nabadwip and Murshidabad.
04 Nights/05 Days
Family, Group, Couple, Corporate
Sightseeing, Accommodation, Transportation, Meals
Detailed Daywise Itinerary
Day 1 : Kolkata
Assemble at the Millennium Park sharp at 1:30 hrs. After completing the boarding formalities get accommodated at one of air-conditioned luxury passenger rooms. The vessel sails down the Cantilever Bridge and the Howrah Bridge built across the mighty river Ganga for joining the two metropolises cities of Howrah and Kolkata. While cruising along the beautiful scenic surroundings sail past the Howrah Railway Station, one of the busiest railway stations in the world.
Also enjoy the close quarter glimpse of the various heritage sites present on the banks of this great river. Some of the major tourist attractions set around the river include numerous temples, bathing ghats, oldest gun, Nimtolla Ghat, House of dolls, Shell Factory and the historical point of Job Charnock.
On reaching, Belur Math, disembark from the cruise to explore the shrine built by Swami Vivekananda in honor of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Deva who taught the mankind equality of religion. Before dusk, return to the vessel and leave for Chandannagar.
This ancient French colony is at present dotted with a large number of historical attractions including Clock Tower, Chruch and Civil Court showcasing strong impression of French architecture in its structure. Enjoy sumptuous dinner and a comfortable overnight stay on board. The vessel is anchored at night in Triveni.
Day 2 : Bandel – Kalna – Mayapur
In the morning while the guests enjoy a lavish breakfast , the vessel sails through the rural Bengal. Enjoy the scenic beauty bounty and the pleasant surroundings of the place. The afternoon is reserved for a meeting with a well-known Historian, who will provide you with great knowledge about the magnificent heritage of the Ganga River. In the later part of the day the vessel reaches Mayapur, the headquarter of ISKON.
Disembark at the divine abode of Lord Shri Krishna. Savor the rich vegetarian lunch served at the temple. It is believed to be the place of Shri Chaitanya and is also considered to be the spiritual capital of the world. Also pay a visit to the Nabadwip situated on the western bank which is famous as the great center of learning, popularly referred to as the Oxford of Bengal. After exploring Nabadwip, the vessel traverses to visit Kalna.
The place is greatly famous among the tourists for its beautiful terracotta temples and Rajbari. Cross the river and after a short ride, visit the weavers colony at Shantipur or Phulia for buying the famous Bengal cotton known as ‘Tant’. Enjoy shopping for the fine cotton stoles, dhotis and sarees at any of the co-operative stores. Enjoy sumptuous dinner and an overnight stay on board and the vessel sail to reach Mayapur.
Day 3 : Mayapur
Next morning move out from the vessel to attend Darshan at the Radha Madhava temple. This is the largest temple that could not be built in 200 years and is still under construction. Also pay a visit to the birthplace of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.
The other major tourist attractions sprinkled around this place include Chand Kazi’s Samadhi, Bhakti Vinoda Thakura’s House, Srila Prabhupada’s Pushpa Samadhi, Sri Srivasa Angan and the Shri Chaitanya Math. Later in the day cruise to Katwa for its majestic beauty. Also pay a visit to Matiari which is famous for its Kansari artisans skilled in making beautiful bell metal and brass utensils. During the latter part of the day cruise further to Murshidabad.
Day 4 : Murshidabad
On the following morning after breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of Murshidabad. It is considered to be one of the oldest cities of West Bengal and features a rich cultural heritage. Pay a visit to the Hazaarduari Palace which was built in the Italian style during 1867. The other attractions to visit in Murshidabad includes Katra Mosque, Kotgola Gardens, Adinath Temple, and the palace garden of Raja Dhanpar Singh Dugar. In the evening return to the vessel for a lip-smacking dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 5 : Murshidabad
In the morning after breakfast, check out of the cruiser at Murshidabad. Get transferred to Kolkata by train. On reaching Kolkata, board the connectivting train or flight for your onward destination.
Inclusions & Exclusions
The above tour cost is inclusive of
The above tour cost is inclusive of
*Meals as per Selected Plan in Above Table.
*EP=Only Room, *CP=Room + Breakfast, *MAP=Room+ Breakfast & Dinner, *AP=Room + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner.
*Accommodation in Hotels on Twin Sharing Basis as per the Selected Category.(DLX=2*, S.DLX=3*, LXR=4*Star Hotels)
*All Transfers and Sightseeing Arrangements by Non A/C Vehicle as per itinerary or Disposal Basis.(All Including)
Package Excludes:*Any other services or meals which are not mentioned & any entry fee for all monuments and Places.
*Any Train/Air Fare Charges. Book your Train/Air tickets by yourself or Contact our Agents.
*Christmas Eve / New Year Eve Supplement Charges if Applicable.
*Safari Tours & Travels will not be Responsible if the Train/Flights are Delayed or Canceled.
*Before Booking the Tour Please read Instructions and facilities or Terms & Condition Carefully. For more Info contact us.
The above tour cost excludes
The above tour cost excludes
All Fare/Train Fare
Personal Expenses i.e. Laundry, Telephone calls, camera charges, Room heaters, Mineral water, Tips & gratuity, soft & hard drinks etc.
Charges for adventure sports i.e rafting, Rock Climbing, Paragliding etc.
Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
Entrance fees & guide charges.
Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, Road Blockage, Political Disturbances (strikes), etc.(to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the sopt)
Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, Which may come into effect prior to departure.
Service Tax & Insurance.
Anything which is not include in the inclusion.
- 1. All Rates & bookings subject to availability.
- 2. Rates are subject to change.
- 3. Tour confirmation only on receipt of full payment.
Basic Cancellation Policy
Before 30 days 100% of tour cost.
In Case of exceptional circumstances where in we are not in position to provide Hotel mentioned, shall offer similar Hotel.
- 1. Visit to all Museums in program is subject to their remaining open on day of visit as per rules of competent authority.
- 2. All Cost quoted are in INR.
- 3. All expenses which are not included in the cost of package shall be paid directly by tourist at the time of checkout.
All Indian tourists are required to carry valid Photo IDs issued by any govt. institution, for the inner line permits. Children accompanying the parents are required to carry date of birth certificate. Non submission of the above documents will result in denial of entry to the restricted areas in Sikkim.
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