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G Adventures: India River Cruise – Ganges Experience

Price: R 25,249.00

9 days, Calcutta roundtrip on the Ganges River.

Few travellers ever imagine getting to experience India from the waters of the famous Ganges River. Board our classic riverboat in Farakka and spend eight days sailing to picturesque local villages to explore stunning temples, historic battlegrounds, tranquil gardens, and the Hazarduari Palace. This scenic cruise will have you wanting to return to the glory of India sooner rather than later.

Booking Details For This Classic Small Group Adventure Tour

Selected departure dates: Prices per person sharing from:
12th July 2018, 
9th August 2018
R 25,249.00 pps
  • Other departures available.
  • Trip type: Small Group
  • Physical rating: Light
  • Trip code: AHLFC (Marine)

G Adventure Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1: Calcutta
  • Day 2: Farakka
  • Day 3: Jangipur
  • Day 4: Murshidabad
  • Day 5: Matiari
  • Day 6: Mayapur
  • Day 7: Chunchura
  • Day 8: Barakpur
  • Day 9: Calcutta

Tour Inclusions

  • Full day excursion to Gaur
  • Baranagar village and temple visits
  • Hazarduari Palace visit
  • Katra Mosque visit
  • Nashipara and Katgola palaces visit
  • Cycle rickshaw excursion to the Khushbagh
  • Battlefield of Plassey visit
  • Brassworking village of Matiari visit
  • Hare Krishna temple visit
  • Cycle rickshaw excursion to terracotta temples (Kalna)
  • Shiva temple visit
  • Imambara visit
  • Chandannagar visit
  • Barrackpore visit
Validity 12 July 2018 & 09 August 2018 departures
Currency NB. Our prices are quoted in ZAR, and subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
Tour Identifiers AHLFC (Marine)
Inclusions • Arrival transfer
• Accommodations: Aboard the Varuna riverboat (7 nts), comfort hotels (1 nt).
• All meals on board Varuna. Meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
• All transport to/from included activities and between destinations
• Transportation: Riverboat Varuna, private vehicles, train, rickshaws, walking.
• Staff & experts: Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local naturalist.
Exclusions • International flights and taxes.
• Pre-& post accommodation
• Travel Insurance
• Visas (if required)
• Drinks and tips on board
• Anything of a personal nature
• Allow USD70-95 for meals not included.
T's & C's • Deposits: A non-refundable deposit of R1 000 per person per tour is required at the time of confirmation, in order to secure the reservation.
• Final Payment: This is due 60 days prior. For bookings made eight weeks or less before the date of departure, the whole contract price is payable at the time of booking. Note that failure to remit payment on due date could involve passengers in cancellation of their reservations and forfeiture of deposit.
• Cancellation: Any cancellation by passengers must be made in writing and acknowledged by G Adventures in writing. Charges will be determined by date on which the cancellation is received by G Adventures.
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