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In January, The World's Longest Luxury River Cruise Will Begin From Varanasi To Assam.

The world's largest luxury river cruise will begin in January 2023, according to the minister of ports, shipping, and waterways for the Union, Sarbananda Sonowal. The Ganga Vilas Cruise connects Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi to Assam's Dibrugarh through Kolkata and Dhaka. 


 


Additionally, the ship will pass through national parks and sanctuaries, such as the Sundarbans Delta and Kaziranga National Park. According to the minister, the cruise will reach Bogibeel in the Dibrugarh district of Assam on March 1 after departing from Varanasi on January 10. 


 


The 50-day cruise will depart from Varanasi, pass through Kolkata and Dhaka, and reach Bogibeel in the Dibrugarh district of Assam after traveling 4,000 kilometers. 


 


It will travel from Varanasi to Patna on the eighth day, stopping in Buxar, Ramnagar, and Ghazipur along the way. Before entering India, the cruise will cover almost 1,100 kilometers in Bangladesh. 


 


On the eighth day after leaving Varanasi, the ship would arrive in Patna after passing via Buxar, Ramnagar, and Ghazipur. During its 50th-day voyage, it will visit over fifty architecturally significant locations, including world heritage sites. The ship's journey comprises three waterways: National Water Way 1 across the Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly river system, The Indo-Bangla Protocol Route from Kolkata to Dhubri through multiple rivers in Bangladesh, and National Water Way 2 over Brahmaputra.


 


Sarbanand Sonowal posted on Twitter about the Ganga Vilas Cruise, stating, "The world's largest river cruise will begin its voyage in January of next year. Ganga Vilas will sail from holy Varanasi to Dibrugarh through Bangladesh, a distance of 4,000 kilometers on India's two largest rivers, the Ganga and Brahmaputra. 


 


According to Mr. Sarbananda Sonowal, "there are many types of cruises, including luxury, expedition, etc." While some vacationers might prefer to stay in one place the whole time, others might prefer to hop around. Anyone in the tourism industry will benefit from the service. Furthermore, with the amendment to the Indian Vessel Act, cruise lines would have the freedom to travel between states with a single national permit. 


 


According to Antara, the company will operate a river cruise vessel with 18 suites and other amenities. This cruise will cover worthy places from Kolkata's River Hooghly to Varanasi's River Ganges; it's created with a unique design and a vision for the future. 


 


Before reentering India, almost 1,100 kilometers through Bangladesh, the cruise will conclude via the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol Route. As the route links the rivers Ganges and Brahmaputra, it has made trade and travel between India and Bangladesh easier. 


 


Cruise ships in India will be the first to operate on a public-private partnership (PPP) model thanks to a memorandum of agreement signed by the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), Antara Luxury River Cruises and JM Baxi River Cruises.


 


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