One of the oldest-living and holiest places in the world, Varanasi is one place which you can find on the bucket list of every traveller. Settled on the banks of river Ganga, this sacred town has in store a lot to be explored. From learning about the rich past of the Indian culture to boating on the holy waters of Ganges and from sitting beside its mesmerising ghats to witnessing the beauty of evening puja ceremonies, there is a lot to do within its boundaries. It is rightly said that once you find yourself within the confinements of Varanasi, you will be exposed to the rich history of India.
Taking a stroll through the narrow yet beautiful streets of Varanasi as you get in touch with the real India is something which is unforgettable. But this 15th of August, the fun is going to be doubled up in Varanasi with the advent of the luxury cruise ship in the waters of Ganga. Yes, now you can enjoy a beautiful and luxurious ride on a cruise ship here. Let's read on to know more about this operation.
The Details About The Cruise Ship
A cruise ship which had sailed from Kolkata has reached Varanasi and finally, it is all set to provide the tourists of Varanasi with an enthralling and perennial experience. The ship is named Alaknanda and will start its operation from 15th August 2018. Furnished with all modern facilities, this cruise ship will cover all the important ghats of Varanasi.
From A/C rooms to bio-toilets and full-fledged kitchens to large galleries, it is equipped with all world-class amenities with a seating capacity of around 60 people. The service will be operated by Nordic Cruiseline. What do you think about taking up this divine voyage on the holy waters of Ganga?
Why You Should Enjoy This Luxury Ship
If you have never explored the waters of Ganga and are looking forward to gaining an unforgettable experience in Varanasi, then you must take a ride on this luxury ship. The cruise is also meant to educate people about Varanasi and its rich history.
Do you know you can also savour the luscious local cuisine of Varanasi during this ride? Wouldn't it be an unforgettable experience to bite into mouth-watering samosa and succulent jalebi? Certainly, it will be.
There cannot be a better way to capture the unexplored beauty of Ganga in Varanasi other than by taking up this enchanting ride. After all, where else can you find such water cruises in India? So, it is a completely new experience.
How To Reach Varanasi
By Air: The nearest airport to Varanasi is located in Babatpur at a distance of about 25 km. Once you have reached the airport, you can either hire a direct cab or catch a direct bus to Varanasi. It will take you an approximate time of 1 h to reach the city from the airport.
By Rail: Varanasi railway station is well connected to all other major cities and towns by rail and hence you can catch a direct train to Varanasi.
By Road: Varanasi has a commendable system of roads and therefore it is easily accessible by road.