Ganges Heritage Cruise The Bengal Saga
( 05 nights / 06Days )

From the days when the Job Charnock dropped his anchor at Cossim Bazar to the days when the Nawab of Murshidabad made the city as the capital in 1716 AD, Experience the Bengal in its full granduer and valour.

Cruise down the memory lane, Experience Bengal's history, heritage and culture, Renaissances of the Bengal philosophy uprise of the freedom struggle, to the evolution of what Bengal is.

  • Kolkata, the city
  • European reminiscences
  • Terracotta architecture - Palace and temples
  • Weaving village at Shantipur
  • Traditional Kansari artisans at Matiari
  • History at Murshidabad
  • The longest river barrage with 108 gates
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Embarkation: Vivada jetty, Millennium park ,Kolkata
Disembarkartion - Azimganj, West Bengal

  • Day 1

    Check in at Vivada jetty, Millennium park as per convenience. Depending upon the tide the cruiser sails past the Howrah Bridge late evening or early morning next day.

  • Day 2

    The Europe on Ganges : There are 5 European reminiscence within 40 km north of Kolkata and were trading post. The vessel will drop anchor at Chandannagore -the French colony from 1673 to 1952, except between 1757 to 1794 when it was under the British. Bandel - meaning the Port in Bengali, the place appears to the port during the time of Portuguese.

  • Day 3

    The vessel will drop anchor at Kalna - Maharajas of Bardhaman built several magnificent temples with intricate terracotta ornamentation, the main one being 108 Shiv Mandir built in 1809 in traditional AAT chala architecture and the Raj bari which house most of the temples. Shantipur - the weavers of fine Bengal cotton, the village rich in handloom weaving, is the second largest occupation in the state of West Bengal. The weavers here blend the traditional art with the modern life style needs, offering rich variety of textiles, sarees, stoles, fabrics etc.

  • Day 4

    The vessel will drop anchor at Mayapur & Matiari Mayapur: Headquaters of ISKCON. Preaching the power of prayer to attain salvation. Matiari - Kansha ( Bell metal wares) was a poor man substitute to the rich silverware used in Bengali homes for prayers, table wares and also for cooking. The traditional Kansari artisans make from scrap metals handcrafted wares and artefacts.

  • Day 5

    The vessel will drop anchor at Murshidabad, the historic town, the earliest evidences of history perhaps as early as circa 1500 B.C. The Nawab Murshid Quli Khan made Murshidabad the capital city of Sube Bangla, comprising of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa. The East India Company reigned from here for many years after the Battle of Plassey.

  • Day 6

    Reach Azimganj in the morning. Disembarkartion from the vessel after brakfast and transfer to Azimganj railway station. Guest wanting to come back at Kolkata, shall be given a transfer by rail.

Note: The time of excursions may vary depending upon the tidal and other environmental conditions.

SAILING DATES

CO2: Kolkata to Azimgunj

  • October 27, 2018 to November 01, 2018
  • November 24, 2018 to November 29, 2018
  • January 12, 2019 to January 17, 2019
  • January 22, 2019 to January 27, 2019
  • March 09, 2019 to March 14, 2019
  • March 19, 2019 to March 24, 2019

Terms and Conditions apply

Vessel sailing dates may be withdrawn at any time due to Govt. requirement or emergencies beyond the control of the ¨Company¨ with or without prior notice. In that case full advance money will be refunded by the ¨Company¨ without any compensation to the ¨User¨.

Embarkation: Azimganj, West Bengal.
Disembarkation: Vivada jetty, Millennium park, Kolkata.

  • Day 1

    Guests from Kolkata shall report at Hwh station at Kolkata and shall be given a transfer by railway from HWH to Azimganj railway station. Reaching Azimganj railway station transfer to Azimganj Jetty by tuktuk. Check in Azimganj jetty.

  • Day 2

    The vessel will drop anchor at Murshidabad, the historic town, the earliest evidences of history perhaps as early as circa 1500 B.C. The Nawab Murshid Quli Khan made Murshidabad the capital city of Sube Bangla, comprising of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa. The East India Company reigned from here for many years after the Battle of Plassey.

  • Day 3

    The vessel will drop anchor at Mayapur & Matiari Mayapur: Headquaters of ISKCON. Preaching the power of prayer to attain salvation. Matiari - Kansha ( Bell metal wares) was a poor man substitute to the rich silverware used in Bengali homes for prayers, table wares and also for cooking. The traditional Kansari artisans make from scrap metals handcrafted wares and artefacts.

  • Day 4

    The vessel will drop anchor at Kalna - Maharajas of Bardhaman built several magnificent temples with intricate terracotta ornamentation, the main one being 108 Shiv Mandir built in 1809 in traditional AAT chala architecture and the Raj bari which house most of the temples. Shantipur - the weavers of fine Bengal cotton, the village rich in handloom weaving, is the second largest occupation in the state of West Bengal. The weavers here blend the traditional art with the modern life style needs, offering rich variety of textiles, sarees, stoles, fabrics etc.

  • Day 5

    The Europe on Ganges : There are 5 European reminiscence within 40 km north of Kolkata and were trading post. The vessel will drop anchor at Bandel - meaning the Port in Bengali, the place appears to the port during the time of Portuguese. Chandannagore -the French colony from 1673 to 1952, except between 1757 to 1794 when it was under the British.

    Depending upon the tide the cruiser sails past the Howrah Bridge late evening or early morning next day.

  • Day 6

    Check out at Vivada jetty, Millennium park as per convenience.

Note: The time of excursions may vary depending upon the tidal and other environmental conditions.

SAILING DATES

CO5: Azimgunj to Kolkata

  • November 01, 2018 to November 06, 2018
  • November 29, 2018 to December 04, 2018
  • January 17, 2019 to January 22, 2019
  • January 27, 2019 to February 01, 2019
  • March 14, 2019 to March 19, 2019
  • March 24, 2019 to March 29, 2019

Terms and Conditions apply

Vessel sailing dates may be withdrawn at any time due to Govt. requirement or emergencies beyond the control of the ¨Company¨ with or without prior notice. In that case full advance money will be refunded by the ¨Company¨ without any compensation to the ¨User¨.

Bengal Heritage Cruise ( Round) 7 Nights
07 NIGHTS/ 08 DAYS ( Kolkata – Murshidabad – Kolkata)
Embarkartion - Vivada jetty, Millennium park, Kolkata.
Disembarkartion – Vivada jetty, Millennium park, Kolkata.

  • Day 1

    Check in Millennium park as per convenience. The day is kept free for guests to discover the ship and the city by their own.

    Meals on boards : Lunch and Dinner.

  • Day 2

    City tour of Kolkata

    And evening cruise to show the Ghats of Kolkata ( The Evening Aarti).

    Meals on boards : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner.

  • Day 3

    Vessel sail off by early morning. At 12.00 noon, the vessel will drop anchor at Kalna - Maharajas of Bardhaman built several magnificent temples with intricate terracotta ornamentation, the main one being 108 Shiv Mandir built in 1809 in traditional AAT chala architecture and the Raj bari which house most of the temples.

    At 5.00 pm, The vessel will drop anchor at Mayapur : Headquaters of ISKCON. Preaching the power of prayer to attain salvation.

    Meals on boards : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner.

  • Day 4

    At 9.00 am, the vessel will drop anchor at Matiari - Kansha ( Bell metal wares) was a poor man substitute to the rich silverware used in Bengali homes for prayers, table wares and also for cooking. The traditional Kansari artisans make from scrap metals handcrafted wares and art effects.

    In the evening : Film show on River Ganges.

    Meals on boards : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner.

  • Day 5

    After breakfast , the vessel will drop anchor at Murshidabad, the historic town, the earliest evidences of history perhaps as early as circa 1500 B.C. The Nawab Murshid Quli Khan made Murshidabad the capital city of Sube Bangla, comprising of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa. The East India Company reigned from here for many years after the Battle of Plassey.

    In the evening we go to visit Azimgung Jain temple.

    Meals on boards : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner.

  • Day 6

    At 7.00 am, visit at Shantipur - the weavers of fine Bengal cotton, the village rich in handloom weaving, is the second largest occupation in the state of West Bengal. The weavers here blend the traditional art with the modern life style needs, offering rich variety of textiles, sarees, stoles, fabrics etc.

    The vessel will again drop anchor at Bandel - meaning the Port in Bengali, the place appears to the port during the time of Portuguese.

    Meals on boards : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner.

  • Day 7

    Visit to The vessel will drop anchor at Chandannagore -the French colony from 1673 to 1952 at 3.00 pm.

    In the evening Visit to Barrakapur – the British cantonment, the first struggle for Indian freedom movement took place.

    Meals on boards : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner.

  • Day 8

    Reach Kolkata Jetty at 10.00 am, check out.

    Meals on boards : Breakfast.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The cruise schedule includes the latest information regarding your program, but last minute adjustments may occur. The schedule may shift due to the weather or to take advantage of unexpected opportunities. The exact time for each activity will be announced or posted by the onboard tour staff.

SAILING DATES

C08: Kolkata - Murshidabad - Kolkata

  • December 27, 2018 to January 03, 2019
  • February 07, 2019 to February 14, 2019
  • February 21, 2019 to February 28, 2019

Terms and Conditions apply

Vessel sailing dates may be withdrawn at any time due to Govt. requirement or emergencies beyond the control of the ¨Company¨ with or without prior notice. In that case full advance money will be refunded by the ¨Company¨ without any compensation to the ¨User¨.