Incredibly On Ganges

11 Nights / 12 Days | 1 Countries / 10 Cities

Incredibly On Ganges

11 Nights / 12 Days - 1 Countries / 10 Cities

Kolkata (1N)/Matiari (1N)/Murshidabad (1N)/Jangipur (1N)/Samta Ghat (1N)/Sultanganj (1N)/Bateshwar Sthan (1N)/Munger (1N)/Nalanda (1N)/Varanasi (2N)

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Starting Price Per Adult

₹ 4,37,250

  • day 1

  • MORNING

    Arrival in Kolkata, relax, and proceed to the various colonial monuments of the city post lunch

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Visit to the Writer’s Building and Treasury Building, accompanied by a photo walk at St. John’s Church and the Victoria Memorial. Sail to Kalna

  • day 2

  • MORNING

    Starts with a cycle rickshaw ride to the enchanting Rajbari Temple Complex in Kalna

  • EVENING

    Sail to Matiari

  • day 3

  • MORNING

    Early morning visit to the village of Matiari to observe the process of brass making

  • NOON TO EVENING

    We return to the ship, cast off and cruise towards Murshidabad, sailing past Plassey.

  • day 4

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Visit to the historic town of Murshidabad and a tonga ride to witness the oldest mosque in town, Katra Mosque

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Visit to the Hazarduari Palace Museum

  • day 5

  • MORNING

    Explore the historic Farakka Lock Gate

  • NOON

    After exploring the Feeder Canal, sail through the Farakka barrage at a distance, which regulates the water of the Ganges in Bangladesh and India.

  • EVENING

    Reach Samtaghat

  • day 6

  • MORNING

    Sail to Bateshwarsthan in the morning

  • MORNING TO NOON

  • NOON TO EVENING

    After arrival we ride in jeeps/cars (about 15 minutes) to the excavation site of the Vikramshila University

  • day 7

  • FULL DAY

    Starts by sailing towards the rocky island Sultanganj, which is known for two great rocks of granite and an important pilgrim centre. It is known as Jahngira, which means ‘the hill of Jahnu’.

  • day 8

  • MORNING

    Sail towards Munger, one of the largest cities and most industrialized in the state of Bihar

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Post lunch, we visit the Bihar School of Yoga, founded in 1964 by Satyananda Saraswati and his spiritual successor Niranjanananda Saraswati.

  • day 9

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Starts with the ship disembarking at 0700 hrs to visit Nalanda

  • EVENING

    During late afternoon, we visit the Mahabodhi temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • day 10

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Starts with the ship disembarking at 0700 hrs to visit Nalanda

  • NOON TO EVENING

    During late afternoon, we visit the Mahabodhi temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • day 11

  • MORNING

    Start the day with a sunrise Boat Tour to witness the incredible scenes along the Holy River

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Post lunch, we visit Sarnath

  • day 12

  • FULL DAY

    On the last day, bid farewell to the beautiful Ganges by departing for the airport or to your desired destination.

Day 1

| Kolkata

After the morning arrival in Kolkata, relax, and proceed to the various colonial monuments of the city post lunch. It is followed by a visit to the Writer’s Building and Treasury Building, accompanied by a photo walk at St. John’s Church and the Victoria Memorial. Sail to Kalna.

Day 2

| Matiari

The next morning starts with a cycle rickshaw ride to the enchanting Rajbari Temple Complex in Kalna. Here we observe Bengal’s temple architecture and themes of Hindu epics and mythical lives of saints, gods & goddesses. Sail to Matiari.

Day 3

| Murshidabad

The third day starts with an early morning visit to the village of Matiari to observe the process of brass making. After that, we return to the ship, cast off and cruise towards Murshidabad, sailing past Plassey.

Day 4

| Jangipur

The morning starts with a visit to the historic town of Murshidabad and a tonga ride to witness the oldest mosque in town, Katra Mosque. It is then followed by a visit to the Hazarduari Palace Museum, built during the reign of Nawab Nazim Humayun Jah (1824-1838 AD).

Day 5

| Samta Ghat

On the fifth day we explore the historic Farakka Lock Gate. After exploring the Feeder Canal, we sail through the Farakka barrage at a distance, which regulates the water of the Ganges in Bangladesh and India. Reach Samtaghat.

Day 6

| Bateshwar Sthan

We set on sail to Bateshwarsthan in the morning. After arrival we ride in jeeps/cars (about 15 minutes) to the excavation site of the Vikramshila University, one of the largest Buddhist universities in the past, with more than one hundred teachers and about one thousand students.

Day 7

| Sultanganj

The morning starts by sailing towards the rocky island Sultanganj, which is known for two great rocks of granite and an important pilgrim centre. It is known as Jahngira, which means ‘the hill of Jahnu’.

Day 8

| Munger

The eighth day starts with a sail towards Munger, one of the largest cities and most industrialized in the state of Bihar. Its history can be traced back to the mythological era of Ramayana and Mahabharata. Post lunch, we visit the Bihar School of Yoga, founded in 1964 by Satyananda Saraswati and his spiritual successor Niranjanananda Saraswati.

Day 9

| Nalanda

This day starts with the ship disembarking at 0700 hrs to visit Nalanda. It treasures a glorious past of academia in India and extraordinary architectural ruins. During late afternoon, we visit the Mahabodhi temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 10

| Varanasi

This day starts with the ship disembarking at 0700 hrs to visit Nalanda. It treasures a glorious past of academia in India and extraordinary architectural ruins. During late afternoon, we visit the Mahabodhi temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 11

| Varanasi

Start the day with a sunrise Boat Tour to witness the incredible scenes along the Holy River. Post lunch, we visit Sarnath, where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. The Archeological Museum at Sarnath houses a large collection of sculptures from the glorious Indian past.

Day 12

| Varanasi

On the last day, bid farewell to the beautiful Ganges by departing for the airport or to your desired destination.

Standard :

  • 10 Signature Suites with French Balcony (261 sq.feet)

    Signature Suites offer two twin-size beds that can be converted to one Queen-size bed

Deluxe :

  • 13 Colonial Suites with French Balcony (261 sq.feet)

    Colonial Suites offer two twin-size beds that can be converted to one Queen-size bed

Premium :

  • 2 Heritage Suites with Juliet-style Balcony (280 sq.feet)

    Heritage Suites feature a fixed King Bed.

Inclusions

Included Dining & Entertainment:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Hi Tea
  • Evening Cocktail hour with choice of beverages.
  • Evening Cocktail Snacks
  • Dinner
  • All soft beverages
  • Regular tea/coffees, and mineral water throughout the stay.
  • Special meal requests like vegan, gluten/lactose free etc can be arranged with advance information.
  • Daily sightseeing with onboard Guide
  • Spacious Air-conditioned Lounge.
  • Indoor Board Games and Library in the Lounge
  • Fitness Centre

Other Facilities Available Onboard on Chargeable basis:

  • Premium wines, beer and spirits available outside of the cocktails hour
  • Spa
  • Boutique
  • Laundry

Exclusions

  • Taxes GST, subject to revision.
  • Transfers to and from the jetty for embarkation and disembarkation.
  • Airfare to/from Destination
  • Gratuities
  • Any other incidentals

Inclusions

Exclusions

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy (Per Person)
Days before departure:Cancellation Charge:
10 days100%
10 to 15 days75% + Non Refundable Component
15 to 30 days30% + Non Refundable Component
Hotel / Air 100% in case of non-refundable ticket / Hotel Room
Cruise / Visa On Actuals

Payment Policy

Payment PolicyOnline Advance as per Website
Within 45 to 30 days prior to the departure of the tour 75% of total tour cost or Non Refundable component whichever is higher
Within 30 days prior to the departure of the tour100% of total tour cost
  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.

  • In case FIT flight inclusive package, full amount of flight will be payable at the time of booking.

  • **For Air tickets being issued / blocked on time limit: Full INR component to be collected before issuance,else price will be subject to change.

  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

  • Price on website //quoted are subject to availability at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

Terms & Conditions

  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.

  • Price quoted are subject to availablity at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

About Explore Tour

The epitome of elegance and luxury, Ganges Voyager offers travel experiences beyond a regular journey. This meticulously carved 12 day itinerary will take you through some of the most beautiful destinations from Kolkata.

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