Ganges Heritage Tour - Murshidabad


Heritage tour to Murshidabad - The Bengal Saga

Murshidabad located on eastern bank of Bhagirathi river of West Bengal has a rich historical background. The capital of West Bengal during the Mughal times is now full of rich cultural heritage. Explore the ethnicity and the cultural aspects of the district while cruising through the distributary of the Ganga.

Experience the renaissance and evolution of Bengal from the first uprise to the freedom struggle as we take you back to the golden days of the Bengal history.

Cruise through the River: Traverse the historical city through cruises and get an delightful experience. Explore a different Bengal sailing across the Hooghly and enjoy felicitate tailor made plans that can suit various requirements of the guests ranging from number of residing options like AC or non AC rooms in guest house/hotel to journey arrangements from Kolkata and also the preferred cuisine.


6 Days 5 Night - Itinerary

Day 1


  • Departure from Kolkata (from Vivada Jetty, Millennium Park).

Day 3


  • Breakfast on the cruise. 
  • The vessel will anchor at Kalna.
  • Explore the city of Bardhaman with magnificent  temples having intricate terracotta ornamentation like 108 Shiv Mandir.
  • Get a detail glimpse of Raj Bari with great architectural designs.
  • Lunch will be served on cruise. 
  • Next head to Shantipur, the weaving capital of Bengal. Experience the handcrafted weaving process of cotton in the village, the second largest occupation of the state.
  • Enjoy lip-smacking dinner delicacies.

Day 5


  • Breakfast on the cruise.
  • Stop at the ultimate destination of Murshidabad, the historic town and earlier capital of Bengal.
  • Lunch will be served on cruise.
  • Visit various historical places that the city has to offer and gain rich knowledge of Indian history from the reign of East India Company.
  • Enjoy lip-smacking dinner delicacies.

Day 2


  • Breakfast on cruise. 
  • Travel the The Europe on Ganges.
  • The vessel will drop anchor at Chandannagar - the French colony of Bengal.
  • Lunch will be served on cruise. 
  • Sail to Bandel, the port during the Portugese colony.
  • Enjoy lip-smacking dinner delicacies.

Day 4


  • Breakfast on the cruise.
  • The vessel will anchor at Mayapur & Matiari Mayapur, the headquarters of ISKCON.
  • Lost in the prayers of the deity and attain peace at Mayapur which is a serene destination and a religion hub.
  • Lunch will be served on cruise.
  • While in Matiari get to watch how the  traditional Kansari artisans make handcrafted wares and artefacts from scrap metals.
  • Enjoy lip-smacking dinner delicacies.

Day 6


  •  Reach Azimganj in the morning.
  • After breakfast, disembark from the vessel and transport to Azimganj railway station.
  • Guests who want to return to Kolkata, shall be given a transfer by rail.

Note: The time of excursions may vary depending upon the tidal and other environmental conditions. 


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