Ganges River Cruises
On your journey through India, include a Ganges luxurious river cruise to your itinerary and experience the rich culture, fascinating colonial influences, and local life along the river. See Hindu temples, Muslim mosques, grand palaces and humble artisan villages as you cruise the Ganges on a round trip from Kolkata. You will be entranced by sacred sites, artisans and riverside villages.
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Must do experiences and highlights cruising the Ganges
Matiari Brass Village
Marvel at the intricate decorative work created by hand in the making of brassware and utensils that is the livelihood of the Bengali village of Matiari.
Explore the artefacts of the eight galleries within the ‘Palace of 1000 doors’ in Murshidabad. See intricate silverware, historic weaponry, sculptures, religious and palatial finery.
Visit Kolkata’s Flower Markets
Stroll through the colourful Mullik Ghat Flower Market as a rainbow of blooms and garlands are auctioned off. Bright, frenzied and fantastic to see.
Take a Rickshaw Ride
Take to the streets by rickshaw for a thrilling trip through the beautiful chaos of India’s thoroughfares. A quintessential experience that will leave you with white knuckles and a big smile.
108 Shiva Mandir Temples
Take a rickshaw ride across Kalna to visit Naba Kailash, where you can explore the identical 108 terracotta temples arranged in two circles. Discover the many temples of Kalna, a highlight of this city.
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