Antara Cruises Anniversary Sailing Celebrates. 20 Years of Indian River Destinations

Ganges Voyager II2022 marks the culmination of 30 years planning & 20 years operational passion to redefine India as a world class river cruise destination.

Marking the anniversary to curate first cruises in 100 years along the Ganges from Kolkata to Varanasi, the first Indo-Bangladesh cruises in 80 years from Kolkata to Dhaka, & the longest river journey in the world traversing 27 rivers from Varanasi to Dibrugarh in 53 days; Antara Cruises is pleased to announced a joyful sailing to immerse in the rich heritage of ‘Europe on the Ganges’.

Join Chairman Raj Singh onboard & this special occasion

Maverick & visionary river cruising pioneer, Raj Singh has lifelong passion to redefine definitions of people & places & to regenerate South Asia’s long-forgotten riparian landscapes & communities. Hear from the founder how he has established a fleet of boutique all-suite vessels & put India on the global map for river cruising.

A unique celebration of the restoration of India as a global river cruise destination, the 3 nights special voyage from 27-30 Dec 2022 will be founder-hosted & visit erstwhile French Chandernagore, Portuguese Bandel & Danish Serampore; featuring special interactions, unique cultural immersions & wonderful events along the way.

Exploring French Chandernagore guests enjoy a walk along the Promenade to see the French heritage monuments & enjoy the local ambience. Witnessing ever increasing meanders and rolling fields of crops and local industries guests visit Bansberia with a short visit the Haneswari Temple, known for its unique architectural style along with the Ananta Basudeb temple.

Sailing from a French enclave to a Portuguese settlement guests will visit the Hooghly Imambara one of the famous Shiya pilgrimage centers; followed by Danish Serampore to witness the old quarters to see the Danish Tavern, St. Olav’s Church and other Danish heritage monuments. Ride the “Toto”, an e-rikshaw to visit a textile factory, which is known for its block printing.

On the final morning of the voyage returning to Kolkata, guests visit Belur Math, a significant institution in Kolkata founded by Swami Vivekananda.

Europe on the Ganges
3 Nights
Kolkata – Chandernagore – Bansberia – Bandel – Serampore – Belur Math

(Antara Cruises)