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India River Cruise – Ganges Experience

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India River Cruise – Ganges Experience - G Adventures
India River Cruise – Ganges Experience - G Adventures
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Starts
Kolkata (Calcutta)
+9 Destinations
Ganges
Ends
Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Highlights

Start and end in Kolkata (Calcutta) ! With the river cruise tour India River Cruise – Ganges Experience, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Kolkata (Calcutta), India and 9 other destinations in India. India River Cruise – Ganges Experience includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
24
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat, Private Vehicle
Travel style
River Cruise

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  • India River Cruise – Ganges Experience reviewer 1
    Written on October 24, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    I'll make this short. A boat accommodating 24 people is a great size. (We had 23 passengers). G Advertures provided a facinating insight into life/culture from Farakka to Kolkata and the tour guide and boat crew delivered beyond what was expected. The food served on board was of the highest quality and the chef excelled himself. We were on the 9 day program which implied 9 days on the boat. That's deceptive because day one starts at 6.00pm with an outline of what to expect, day two is travelling to the boat. (we got there around 11pm from memory due to delays with the train, and day 9 is really concerned with disembarkment. Nonetheless- six and a half days on the boat was ample. I would have rated this trip 5/5 if only the guide's English was up to the rest of the standard provided. Unfortunately I and others I spoke to from our cruise found it difficult to understand the guide most of the time.
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Calcutta
  2. Day 2 Calcutta/Farakka (1D)
  3. Day 3 Farakka/Jangipur (1B, 1L, 1D)
  4. Day 4 Jangipur/Murshidbd (1B, 1L, 1D)
  5. Day 5 Murshidbd/Matiari (1B, 1L, 1D)
  6. Day 6 Matiari/Mypur (1B, 1L, 1D)
  7. Day 7 Mypur/Chunchura (1B, 1L, 1D)
  8. Day 8 Chunchura/Brkpur (1B, 1L, 1D)
  9. Day 9 Brkpur/Calcutta (1B)

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • Which meals are included on the tour?

    On this tour, you will receive 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners.
    The breakfasts tend to be buffet style across these tours and you will get to taste and experience authentic cuisine from the area that you are passing through.

  • How many people will be on the tour boat?

    The number on the trip is 16 and maximum is 24.

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  • Codi, 25 years old28th September 2018
    Very easy process to book. Email confirmation once everything was approved with the tour company not to mention massive savings.

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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for India. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for India. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for India. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for India. Ideally 1 month before travel.

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Location
Start and end in Kolkata (Calcutta).
Hold my space
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 December 2018 the full payment of $0 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $0 for India River Cruise – Ganges Experience, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 520 km.
  • Kolkata (Calcutta) (India)
  • 251 km
  • Farakka (India)
  • 40 km
  • Jangipur (India)
  • 39 km
  • Murshidabad (India)
  • 60 km
  • Matiari (India)
  • 30 km
  • Mayapur (India)
  • 25 km
  • Kalna (India)
  • 37 km
  • Chinsurah (India)
  • 4 km
  • Chandannagar (India)
  • 11 km
  • Barrackpore (India)
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