Ganges Heritage Cruise The Bihar Saga

From the oldest Buddhist university at Vikramshila, to the India's oldest science the YOGA to the Ancient and Medieval towns, history dating from 5th or 6th BC to the East India Company, cruise is a experience of the values and culture what India has to offer.

The river is the silent testimony to the immutable undercurrent of Indian spirituality and philosophy. Sourced from the Himalayas to the magnanimous delta of Sunderbans no river plays a more important religious, economic, social and cultural role in the lives of the people than the Ganges. Shimmering through its mesmerising course, the holy Ganges beckons the entire world to experience the mystic called The Ganges.

  • Farakka, Asia Largest lockgate on Ganges
  • Ancient Bengal reminiscences at Gaur
  • The ruins at Vikramshila
  • Old Munger fort and Yoga School
  • Silk weaving city of Bhagalpur
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Embarkartion - Vivada jetty, Millennium park, Kolkata.
Disembarkartion – Bateshwarsthan Jetty
( 10 Nights / 11 Days )

  • Day 1

    Check in at Vivada jetty, Millennium park as per convenience in the evening.

    In the evening we visit to Belur Math at 1700 hrs. Is the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, a chief disciple of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. The monastery was meant to receive and train young men who would eventually become sannyasis of the Ramakrishna Mission, and to give them a training for their philanthropic work. Swami Vijnanananda, a brother-monk of Swami Vivekananda and one of the monastic disciples of Ramakrishna, who was, in his pre-monastic life, a civil engineer, designed the temple according to the ideas of Vivekananda and Swami Shivananda, the then President of Belur Math laid the foundation stone on 16 May 1935. The 40-acre (160,000 m2) campus of the Belur Math on the banks of the Ganges includes temples dedicated to Ramakrishna, Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda, in which their relics are enshrined, and the main monastery of the Ramakrishna Order. The campus also houses a Museum containing articles connected with the history of Ramakrishna Math and Mission. Several educational institutions affiliated with the Ramakrishna Mission are situated in the vast campus adjacent to Belur Math.

    Evening snacks on board by 6.30 pm

    Dinner on board 7.30 pm

  • Day 2

    Breakfast at 7.30 am

    After breakfast city tour to Chandannagar by 9.30 am.

    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.

    Return to Vessel for lunch.
    Lunch on board at 1.30 pm.
    After Lunch Visit to Bandel( Portuguese colony) - meaning the Port in Bengali, the place appears to the port during the time of Portuguese.
    Evening snacks on board by 6.30 pm
    Dinner on board 7.30 pm

  • Day 3

    Breakfast at 7.30 am
    After breakfast city tour to Kalna by 9.30 am.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.
    Return to Vessel for lunch.
    Lunch on board at 1.30 pm.
    After Lunch Visit to 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.
    Evening snacks on board by 6.30 pm
    Dinner on board 7.30 pm

  • Day 4

    Breakfast at 7.30 am
    After breakfast city tour to Mayapur by 9.30 am.The vessel will drop anchor at Mayapur & Matiari. Mayapur: Headquaters of ISKCON. Preaching the power of prayer to attain salvation.
    Return to Vessel for lunch .
    Lunch on board at 1.30 pm.
    After Lunch Visit to 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.
    Evening snacks on board by 6.30 pm
    Dinner on board 7.30 pm

  • Day 5

    Breakfast at 7.30 am
    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.
    Return to Vessel for lunch.
    Lunch on board at 1.30 pm.

    After Lunch relax on vessel.
    Evening snacks on board by 6.30 pm
    Dinner on board 7.30 pm

  • Day 6

    Reach Azimganj in the morning.
    Breakfast at 7.30 am
    After breakfast the vessel will drop anchor at Jiaganj and Azimganj is a twin town and a municipality in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal.
    There are several historic Jain temples in the city including Sri Neminath Swami, Chintamani Parasnath, Shantinath,Gaudi Parshwanath, Padmaprabhu, and Sanwalia Parasnath (Rambagh) temples and a dadabadi at Rambagh.
    Return to Vessel for lunch.
    Lunch on board at 1.30 pm.
    After Lunch visit to Azimganj.
    Evening snacks on board by 6.30 pm
    Dinner on board 7.30 pm

  • Day 7

    Reach Farakka Barrage in the morning.
    Today the guests shall have YOGA season on board.
    Breakfast at 7.30 am
    After breakfast film on river ganges and talk show on the river and activities beside it.
    Lunch on board at 1.30 pm.

    After Lunch relax on vessel.
    Evening snacks on board by 6.30 pm
    Cultural Dance performance on board at 6.30 pm
    Dinner on board 7.30 pm
    As we cruise slowly, the beautiful country side of Jharkand .

  • Day 8

    Breakfast at 7.30 am
    After breakfast Visit Gaur at Malda. Gour, located 16 km from Malda town, has major historical significance, as it was the capital of Bengal for several centuries. Gour has a number of monuments like Small Golden Mosque, Bara Darwaza, Dakhil Darwaza, Firoz Minar, Kodam Rasut Mosque, and the Tomb of Saint Makhdum Shaikh ached Siraj.
    Return to Vessel for lunch.
    Lunch on board at 1.30 pm.

    After Lunch relax on vessel.
    Evening snacks on board by 6.30 pm
    Dinner on board 7.30 pm

  • Day 9

    Sailing on the Holy Ganges.
    As we cruise slowly, the beautiful country side of Jharkand and Bihar unfolds, Rajmahal and them to Manihari.
    Today the guests shall have YOGA season on board.
    Breakfast at 7.30 am
    After breakfast visit to Jama Masjid, Mangal Haat, Jharkhand.
    Return to vessel for lunch.
    After Lunch relax on vessel.

    Evening snacks on board by 6.30 pm
    Cultural Dance performance on board at 6.30 pm
    Dinner on board 7.30 pm

  • Day 10

    Breakfast at 7.30 am
    After early Breakfast disembark at Bateswarsthan to visit Vikramshila. It is built by Bengal King Dharmapala in 8th Century.
    The Monastery Gradually Gained importance and become a centre for Tantric Buddhism.
    Return to Vessel for lunch.
    Lunch on board at 1.30 pm.
    After Lunch relax on vessel.
    Evening snacks on board by 6.30 pm
    Dinner on board 7.30 pm

  • Day 11

    Disembark at Bateshwar sthan Jetty after breakfast for onward journey.

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

CO9: Kolkata to Vikramshila

  • October 29, 2019 to November 08, 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¨.

Embarkartion : Bateshwarsthan Jetty
Disembarkartion : Vivada jetty, Millennium park ,Kolkata.
( 10 Nights / 11 Days )

  • Day 1

    Arrive at Kahalgaon station.
    Transfer from Kahalgaun station to Bateswarsthan Jetty . On arrival, you will be greeted and assisted by our representative and transferred to the jetty.
    Overnight on board.
    No visits on the first day.

  • Day 2

    Bihar Saga - Heritage Tour
    After early Breakfast disembark at Bateswarsthan to visit Vikramshila.
    Vikramshila - It is built by Bengal King Dharmapala in 8th Century. The Monastery gradually gained importance and became a centre for Tantric Buddhism.

  • Day 3

    Bihar Saga - Heritage Tour
    Sailing on the Holy Ganges.
    Today the guests shall have YOGA season on board.
    Breakfast at 7.30 am
    After breakfast visit to
    Return to vessel for lunch .
    After Lunch relax on vessel.
    Evening snacks on board by 6.30 pm
    Cultural Dance performance on board at 6.30 pm
    Dinner on board 7.30 pm

  • Day 4

    Bihar Heritage Tour
    Breakfast at 7.30 am
    After breakfast Visit Gaur at Malda. Gour, located 16 km from Malda town, has major historical significance, as it was the capital of Bengal for several centuries. Gour has a number of monuments like Small Golden Mosque, Bara Darwaza, Dakhil Darwaza, Firoz Minar, Kodam Rasut Mosque, and the Tomb of Saint Makhdum Shaikh ached Siraj.

    Gour - Gour, located 16 km from Malda town, has major historical significance, as it was the capital of Bengal for several centuries. Tourists can explore the remnants of the historical sites dotting the region. Gour has a number of monuments like Small Golden Mosque, Bara Darwaza, Dakhil Darwaza, Firoz Minar, Kadam Rasut Mosque, and the Tomb of Saint Makhdum Shaikh Ached Siraj. Gaur also known as Lakhnauti, is a ruined city on the India-Bangladesh border, located 16 km from Malda town, has major historical significance, as it was the capital of Bengal for several centuries. Gaur gathered prominence during the Sena dynasty, with the name of the city, often attributed to the Sena king Lakshman Sena. Prior to the accession of the Sena dynasty, Gauda region was under the control of the Pala dynasty.

    Visit Spot of Gaur:

    Bara Darwaza - Baro Shona Masjid of Gour, its ruins can be found in Malda, very close to the India-Bangladesh border. A gigantic rectangular structure of brick and stone, this mosque is the largest monument in Gour. Though the name means Twelve Doors, this monument actually has eleven.

    The mosque is composed of eleven entrances, two buttresses, four corner towers and a spacious courtyard which is almost seventy meters in diameter. The building is faced in plain stone and the doors would originally have been framed by mosaics of glazed colored tiles in floral patterns. The roof was strewn with 44 hemispherical domes, of which 11 on the corridor still remain. These domes were originally gilded, and, hence, gave the mosque its name. From the interior, these domes are arcaded, half in brick and half in stone.

    It is the largest building still standing in Gaur. This very ancient mosque is also known as Qutub Shahi Mosque. It was built in the honour of saint Nur Qutub-e-Alam, son of Saint Makhdoom Alaul Haque Pandvi, by Makhdum Shaikh, the descendant and fellow of the saint. The mosque was known as Sona Masjid due to its earlier gilded wall surface and crowns of the turrets.

    The eleven arched entrances of the east façade open into a long domed verandah formed by wide piers on the east and west sides. The verandah in turn, opens onto a prayer chamber composed of three aisles with eleven bays each.

    Like the verandah, the prayer chambers, now in ruins was entirely covered with pen dentives. In the northwestern corner of the mosque. Traces remain on a large takht, the mosque is stoned faced

    Dakhil Darwaza - The gateway or the Dakhil Darwaja was constructed in 1425 AD. The structure is made with red bricks and admired with terracotta work. This gate measuring 34.5 m wide and 21 m in height was once the main gate of a fort that no longer exists. The fort has four corners, which feature five-storey towers. In the south-eastern corner of the fort, there is a 20 m high wall encircling the remnants of an age-old palace.

    Firoz Minar - Firoz Minar (Tower) is situated in the old ruined city of Gaur about 40 kms. from Malda. It is almost similar to the Kutb Minar in Delhi. It was probably built in 1486-1489 A.D. by Saifuddin Firoz Shah and Abyssinian who became the Sultan of the area during that period. The tower or Minar is built by using red bricks and terracotta work is visible in the entry door to the Minar. The height of the tower is about 26 mtrs. and has spiral staircase leading to the top. A beautiful garden is maintained in the surrounding area and one very old tree stands near to the Firoz Minar.

    Kadam Rasut Mosque - Kadam Rasul Mosque is situated in Gour,Malda and is very near to Firoz Minar .It is a single domed structure made of bricks which still carry traces of the ornamented brick work. The four corners have towers built of black stone with the spires having intricate designs.It was built by Sultan Nasiruddun Nusrat Shah in 1530 A.D.The mosque contains the footprints of the Prophet Hazrat Muhammad on stone.

    Return to Vessel for lunch .
    Lunch on board at 1.30 pm .
    After Lunch relax on vessel.
    Evening snacks on board by 6.30 pm
    Dinner on board 7.30 pm

  • Day 5

    Bihar Heritage Tour The Farakka Barrage is the longest barrage in the world and has recently been entered into the Guinness Book of World Records. It has 101 gates and it is from here the water is shared between India and Bangladesh.

    Return to Vessel for lunch .
    Lunch on board at 1.30 pm .
    After Lunch relax on vessel.
    Evening snacks on board by 6.30 pm
    Dinner on board 7.30 pm

  • Day 6

    Bengal Heritage Tour
    Jiaganj and Azimganj is a twin town , the historic town, the earliest evidences of history perhaps as early as circa 1500 B.C. in the times of Nawab Murshid Quli Khan who 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.

    Visit Spot of Jiaganj and Azimganj:

    Jain temples
    There are several historic Jain temples in the city including Sri Neminath Swami, Chintamani Parasnath, Shantinath, Gaudi Parshwanath, Padmaprabhu, and Sanwalia Parasnath (Rambagh) temples and a dadabadi at Rambagh.

    Jiaganj 1. Shree Shambhabnath Ji, 2. Shree Adinath Ji, 3. Shree Bimalnath Ji, 4. Shree Adinath Ji, Kathgola temple, 5. Dadabari at Kiratbagh, 6. Basupujya Parswanath Swami Jinalaya at Kiratbagh, Mahavir Swami Digambar Jain Mandir

  • Day 7

    Bengal Heritage Tour
    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.

    Visit Spot of Murshidabad:

    The Hazarduari Palace
    The Hazarduari Palace, or the palace with a thousand doors is the chief tourist attraction of Murshidabad. This three-storey palace was built in 1837 by Duncan McLeod for the Nawab Najim Humaun Jah, descendent of Mir Zafar. It has thousand doors (among which only 100 are real) and 114 rooms and 8 galleries, built in European architectural style. The total area of Hazarduari Palace is 41 acres (170,000 m2). It is now a museum and has a collection of armoury, splendid paintings, exhaustive portraits of the Nawabs, various works of art including beautiful works of ivory (Murshidabad school) of China (European) and many other valuables.

    The Nizamat Imambara
    The Nizamat Imambara is a Shia Muslim congregation hall in Murshidabad, India. The present Nizamat Imambara was built in 1847 AD by Nawab Nazim Mansur Ali Khan. It was built after the old Imambara built by Nawab Siraj ud-Daulah was destroyed by the fires of 1842 and 1846. This Imambara is the largest one in India.

  • Day 8

    Bengal Heritage Tour
    Matiari, a village in Katwa
    where every house makes tablewares and artifacts out of 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 artifacts.

    Mayapur: Headquaters of ISKCON.
    Visit is to the ISKCON temple.
    ISKCON was founded in 1966 in New York City by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada who is worshipped by followers as Guru and spiritual master. Its core beliefs are based on select traditional Hindu scriptures, particularly the Bhagavad-gita and the Śrīmad Bhāgavatam. Preaching the power of prayer to attain salvation.

  • Day 9

    Bengal Heritage Tour
    Kalna - The town is more popularly known as Ambika Kalna, named after a very popular deity, Goddess Kali, Maa Ambika. It has numerous historical monuments such as the Rajbari (the palace) and the 108 Shiva temples.

    Visit Spot of Kalna :

    Nava Kailash or 108 Shiv Mandirs
    A major attraction is the Nava Kailash or 108 Shiv Mandirs. Built in 1809, the temples are constructed in two circles. One consists of 74 temples while the other circle has 34. The former has white marble and black stone shivlingas, while the latter has only white marble ones. Due to its ingenious planning, all the shivlingas can be seen from the centre of the temple complex. 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.

    The Krishna Chandra Mandir (A.D. 1751-1752)

    Lalji Mandir (A.D.1739)

    Pratapeshvara Mandir (A.D.1849

    with 25 steeples and terracotta walls and the style depicting the rekha style are few other important sports.

    Visit Spot of Shantipur / Fulia
    The weavers of fine Bengal cotton, the village rich in handloom weaving, is the second larget 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 10

    Bengal Heritage Tour
    Bandel - meaning the Port in Bengali, the place appears to the port during the time of Portuguese.
    Earlier, there was a Portuguese settlement at Bandel. The Church and the Monastery were built around 1660 by the Portuguese. Bandel word derived from Portuguese word mast of ship. Bandel Church is one of the oldest Christian churches in West Bengal and a nice Tourism attraction.

    Visit Spot of Bandel :

    Bandel Church
    The Basilica of the Holy Rosary commonly known as Bandel Church is one of the oldest Christian churches in West Bengal, India. Situated in Bandel, it stands as a memorial to the Portuguese settlement in Bengal. Founded in 1599, it is dedicated to Nossa Senhora do Rosário, Our Lady of the Rosary. It is also a parish church, part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Calcutta. It is one of the most prominent historical churches in West Bengal as well as in India.

    There are 5 European reminiscence within 40 km north of Kolkata and were trading post. The vessel will drop anchor at these places. Chandannagar is a former French colony located 35 kilometers (22 mi) north of Kolkata, in West Bengal, India. The name Chandannagar is possibly derived from the shape of the bank of the river Ganges which is bent like a half moon. Chandannagar was established as a French colony in 1673, when the French obtained permission from Ibrahim Khan, the Nawab of Bengal, to establish a trading post on the right bank of the Hughli River. Bengal was then a province of the Mughal Empire. It became a permanent French settlement in 1688, and in 1730 Joseph François Dupleix was appointed governor of the city.

    Visit Spots of Chandannagar :

    Chandannagore Strand
    The tree-shaded promenade along the river is about 1 km (0.62 mi) in length and 7 meters (23 ft) in width, and there are many buildings of historical importance along the way. It is a popular spot for local people and tourists alike, who love to stroll along enjoying the breeze and watching the small boats sail by.

    Chandannagore Museum and Institute
    One of the oldest museums of the region. It boasts a collection of French antiques (such as cannons used in Anglo-French war, wooden furniture of 18th century, etc.) which are difficult to find anywhere else in the world. The institute still teaches French through regular classes. Jogendra Nath Sen, resident of Chandannagar who died in France fighting in the World War I. His personal items were sent to his brother in India who later donated them to the Intitut de Chandernagore in Chandannagar.

    The Sacred Heart Church of Chandannagar
    The church is situated near the Strand. It was designed by French Architect Jacques Duchatz. The church was inaugurated by Paul Goethals 27 Jan. 1884.The church stands for over two centuries to mark the beauty of the architecture during the French period — a good place to visit for the historians and tourists alike. The remains of the Church of St. Louis are also an attractive tourist spot.

  • Day 11

    Bengal Heritage Tour
    After breakfast ,Check out.

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

C10: Vikramshila to Kolkata

  • November 08, 2019 to November 18, 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: Bateshwarsthan Jetty, Bihar.
( 5 Nights / 6 Days )

  • Day 1

    Azimganj: Check in at Azimganj

  • Day 2

    Baranagore : In the mide 17th century, a small trading post came up. Built by Rani Bhavani, the Baranagore temples spread over one and half kilometers, represent the Hindu Zamindari. The main one being the Char Bangla temple a fine example of Bengal's unique terracotta art.

  • Day 3

    Farakka Barrage sail through farakka barrage. The lock gates open between 9am to 11 am with prior permission. The Farakka Barrage is the longest barrage in the world as per the Guinness book of World Records with 101 gates.

    Visit Gaur at Malda. Gour, located 16 km from Malda town, has major historical significance, as it was the capital of Bengal for several centuries. Gour has a number of monuments like Small Golden Mosque, Bara Darwaza, Dakhil Darwaza, Firoz Minar, Kodam Rasut Mosque, and the Tomb of Saint Makhdum Shaikh ached Siraj.

  • Day 4

    Sailing on the Holy Ganges. With strong currents the cruiser slows sown to almost half the speed. As we cruise slowly, the beautiful country side of Jharkand and Bihar unfolds, Rajmahal and them to Manihari. Manihari is located on the banks of the holy Ganga River where it meets the Kosi River. Today if time permits the guests can disembark at a village.

  • Day 5

    Vikramshila. After early Breakfast disembark at Bateswarsthan to visit Vikramshila. It is built by Bengal King Dharmapala in 8th Century. The Monastery Gradually Gained importance and become a centre for Tantric Buddhism

  • Day 6

    Disembark by forenoon for onward journey.

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

CO3: Azimgunj - Vikramshila

  • November 03, 2019 to November 08, 2019
  • December 08, 2019 to December 13, 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: Bateshwarsthan Jetty, Bihar.
Disembarkation: Azimganj, West Bengal.
( 5 Nights / 6 Days )

  • Day 1

    Join us from Kahal Gaun railway station. Check in at Bateshwarsthan Jetty, Bihar.

  • Day 2

    Vikramshila. After early Breakfast disembark at Bateswarsthan to visit Vikramshila. It is built by Bengal King Dharmapala in 8th Century. The Monastery Gradually Gained importance and become a centre for Tantric Buddhism

  • Day 3

    Sailing on the Holy Ganges. With strong currents the cruiser slows sown to almost half the speed. As we cruise slowly, the beautiful country side of Jharkand and Bihar unfolds, Rajmahal and them to Manihari. Manihari is located on the banks of the holy Ganga River where it meets the Kosi River. Today if time permits the guests can disembark at a village.

  • Day 4

    Farakka Barrage sail through farakka barrage. The lock gates open between 9am to 11 am with prior permission. The Farakka Barrage is the longest barrage in the world as per the Guinness book of World Records with 101 gates.

    Visit Gaur at Malda. Gour, located 16 km from Malda town, has major historical significance, as it was the capital of Bengal for several centuries. Gour has a number of monuments like Small Golden Mosque, Bara Darwaza, Dakhil Darwaza, Firoz Minar, Kodam Rasut Mosque, and the Tomb of Saint Makhdum Shaikh ached Siraj.

  • Day 5

    Baranagore : In the mide 17th century, a small trading post came up. Built by Rani Bhavani, the Baranagore temples spread over one and half kilometers, represent the Hindu Zamindari. The main one being the Char Bangla temple a fine example of Bengal's unique terracotta art.

  • Day 6

    Disembark at Azimganj by forenoon for onward journey.

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

C04: Vikramshila to Azimgunj

  • November 08, 2019 to November 13, 2019
  • December 13, 2019 to December 18, 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¨.