The Ganges Voyager, River Ganges
Introducing one of the India’s premiere luxury river cruises that operates from September through to March. Sail down India's sacred River Ganges, and spend your days discovering some of her truly fascinating hidden treasures. Visit ancient cities, riverside villages, temples and forests along the way. Start and end your journey from the heart of Kolkata, a city alive with history and a vibrant, culture. Enjoy relaxed evenings on board the Ganges Voyager, dine on the varied cuisine of the region inspired by local and western tastes and recount the day's experiences with your fellow passengers. Take the time to gaze at the passing scenery and wildlife while enjoying 5 star luxury, accommodation and service on this 8 day cruise.
Accommodation aboard the Ganges Voyager is provided in 28 colonial style cabins, furnished to suite standard with fine bed linens, four poster beds, wooden floors and spacious bathrooms. Each cabin has floor to ceiling glass doors with a French style balcony, providing panoramic river views. There is also a writing desk, flat screen TV with on demand movies and a seating area.
On board you will find a grand dining room that serves up an exciting bend of European and regional cuisines incorporating fresh, local ingredients. There is a lounge bar to relax in as well as the sun deck replete with chaise lounges and a shaded seating area to watch the world drift gently by. The on-board spa and fitness centre, also provide places to stay active as well as unwind.
The journey will transport you to the mesmerizing ghats of Varanasi, seeing the colonial monuments of Kolkata, the Buddhist university at Nalanda and the extravagant neoclassical palace at Murshidabad. Other destinations include the little known French colony of Chandernagore established in 1673 and the fascinating Krishna centre at Mayapur.