In Varanasi, enjoy Alaknanda-Kashi luxury cruise ride from August 15: Check fare, route details, inside video
Starting August 15, you can enjoy luxury cruise ride on the Ganga in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi.
Starting August 15, you can enjoy luxury cruise ride on the Ganga in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi. The cruise will initially run between Assi Ghat and Rajghat of Varanasi, covering around 12 kilometres. Named as Alaknanda-Kashi, the luxury cruise covers 2000 square foot area. Zee Business TV reports that special precautions have been taken about the safety features of the cruise. Besides the adequate number of lifeguards and jackets, the luxury cruise will also have a service boat, which will serve as a lifeboat during an emergency. The luxury cruise can be used for seminars and parties. The ground level of the two-floor luxury cruise is air-conditioned.
Watch: Alaknanda-Kashi luxury cruise in Varanasi
The cruise will cost Rs 750 per person and it will show Varanasi and Ganga Aarti in the morning.
Soon after PM Modi came to after, the Union ministry of tourism in collaboration with the Inland Waterways Authority of India, which comes under the ministry of shipping, had started facilitating a luxury cruise service up to Varanasi from Patna.