Last updated: January 31, 2023, 6:21 PM IST
The latest is that the cruise is now booked for the next two years.
Ganga Vilas cruise bookings are full for the next two years, and Raj Singh confirmed this through a phone call.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged down on Friday, January 13 for the world’s longest cruise voyage – the Ganga Vilas Cruise. The fare of the cruise is in lakhs and includes some exclusive luxuries. The latest is that the cruise is now booked for the next two years, meaning you’ll have to wait until 2024 to make a booking there.
Varanasi is one of the most popular cities in Uttar Pradesh and tourists flock to the city every year to witness the cultural depth of the city. From delicious local food to Mangal and Sandhya Aartis, the city offers a lot to look forward to. The Ganga Vilas cruise will only add to the variety of things to do in the city and people are already looking forward to it.
The cruise trip started in Varanasi on Friday, January 13 and ended in Ghazipur, UP the next day. Cruise director Raj Singh revealed that the next voyage will take place in September 2023 and the ship will depart from Varanasi and stop at Dibrugarh. It will then make the journey back to Varanasi in the year 2024.
The Ganga Vilas cruise ship is equipped with the most luxurious facilities, including 18 suite rooms, a spa, a restaurant, a gym and a main hall. In addition, special arrangements have been made for people who want to sunbathe on the roof of the cruise.
Built in India, the cruise has both a sewage treatment plant and a water filtration system on board. The ship can efficiently filter and clean water for passengers and has a fuel capacity of 40,000 litres. This means the ship can travel for 35-40 days at a time without needing to be refueled.
A total of 76 people, including 36 tourists and 40 crew members, can be accommodated on the cruise at one time.
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