Launch of the longest river cruise in the world; tickets will run you about Rs. 13 lakh each

Posted by Team on: Jan 13, 2023

Finally, the wait is over! Today, Prime Minister Modi will set sail on the MV Ganga Vilas, the longest river voyage in the world. Do you know how much it will cost to make a reservation for a ride on this cruise? Prepare yourself for a surprise, then.

According to rumours, the MV Ganga Vilas will start its journey from Varanasi and anchor at Assam's Dibrugarh for a daily per person fee of $300. (INR 24692.25). Ayush Sarbananda Sonowal, the minister of ports, shipping, and waterways, provided the information and added that both Indians and foreigners would pay the same fee.

The trip, which will cost about $153,000, will arrive in Dibrugarh after travelling more than 3,200 kilometres in about 51 days (INR 12.59 lakh plus).

The ship has three decks, 18 suites, can hold 36 passengers, and is furnished with top-notch amenities to deliver an opulent experience.

According to Sonowal, the ship would travel through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Bangladesh, and Assam, stopping at about 50 locations along the way so that passengers can explore local cultural and historical landmarks.

The minister further stated that this cruise will open up new opportunities for tourism in the nation and that he was confident Assam and the other Northeastern states would gain from this cruise service in terms of tourism.