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Ganga Vilas Cruise gets stuck on third day of its journey in Bihar’s Chhapra due to ‘shallow water’ | India News – Times of India

PM Modi had flagged off the cruise from Varanasi on January 13.The luxury triple-deck cruise will travel on the world’s longest waterway from Varanasi to Dibrugarh in Assam.

The 51 days cruise is planned with visits to 50 tourist spots.

This fully India-made cruise fulfils European standards not only in luxury, but also in avoiding river pollution.

Varanasi to Dibrugarh: Ganga Vilas cruise covers 27 rivers in 51 days

The cruise has 18 luxury suites with multi-star facilities on its three decks and can carry 36 passengers.

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The cruise has a gymnasium, a spa, restaurant, sunbath deck and other amenities on board to entertain the tourists and also to provide them a comfortable experience

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It has its own sewage treatment plant besides a water treatment plant that lifts water from the river for daily use

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A crew of 40, including marine and housekeeping, remains present on the cruise

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The maiden voyage of MV Ganga Vilas will witness 32 tourists from Switzerland relishing the Varanasi to Dibrugarh journey.

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The Swiss tourists were accorded a warm and traditional welcome at the Lal Bahadur Shastri International airport

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Bihar is the one most intimately linked to the Buddhas life, resulting in a trail of pilgrimages which have come to be known as the Buddhist circuit.

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From Bihar, the cruise will enter the Hooghly River at Farakka and reach the Sunderbans through Kolkata, sailing downstream

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In Bengal, tourists can experience rustic village life co-exists besides modern Metropolis high rises and Bullock Carts running parallel to Audis, BMW, Mercedes

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The Kaziranga National Park, home to the great Indian one-horned rhinoceros is one of the most important wildlife tourist attractions in northeast India.

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