6-night Spirit of the Ganges Cruise

Cruise Line:
Avalon Waterways
Ship:
Ganges Voyager
Destination:
Roundtrip Kolkata
Departure Date:
11/3/2022
Length:
6
Offer ID:
1423210


Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Kolkata
11/3/2022
11/3/2022

Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) is located on the east bank of the Hooghly River and is the capital of West Bengal. The port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port. Kolkata has a rich culture, and is known for its literary and artistic heritage.

Kalna
11/4/2022
11/4/2022

Sitting on the western bank of Bhagirathi is a town named after the deity Goddess Kali, Maa Ambika. Ambika Kalna or 'Kalna' is known as the 'City of Temples.' Upholding its title is the 108 Shiva temples built in 1809 and in addition, the Rajbari palace. The beautiful marbles, intricate stone shivlingas, unique steeples and revered sculptures gives the city of Kalna unmatched grace.

Matiari
11/5/2022
11/5/2022

Matiaria is nicknamed, the "Brass Working Village" where workers traveled to Calcutta to work in factories making brass utensils. Workers would then take that skill back to their village and create brass utensils at home. Matiari is also the location where Indian independent leader Mahatma Gandhi began his Satyagraha, the revolution for passive political resistance. Travelers can also visit the town of one of the oldest temple in Hindu mythology, Someshwar Nath Temple. Discover inner peace in Kesariya Stupa, the largest Buddhist Stupa, a place of meditation for Buddhist monks and nuns.

Murshidabad
11/6/2022
11/6/2022

Sitting on the banks of the Bhagirathi, Murshidabad was once the capital of Bangla and Bengal famously known for its silk. Today, the city is a tourist attraction. Both foreign and local visitors flock to the Hazar Duari Palace, also known as the "palace of 1,000 doors"- real and fake. Visitors can also relish in the beauty of the Kathgola Palace with walls intricately designed praising Jain’s unique style and beauty. The Katra Masjid is also a must visit where relics of the mosques are still prayed upon.

Azimganj
11/6/2022
11/6/2022

No information currently available.

Jiaganj
11/6/2022
11/6/2022

No information currently available.

Mayapur
11/7/2022
11/7/2022

This beautiful village that sits on the bank of the river Ganges is considered holy by Hindus. It is the birthplace of Sri Krishna Chaitanya who was born in the 15th century and is believed to be the reincarnation of Hindu deity Krishna. In the village of Sri Mayapur, it was Chaitanya who first taught widespread mass chanting and singing mantras. Travelers visiting this city can meditate at the ISKCON Temple or pay homage to the shrine of Srila Pabhupada.

Guptipara
11/7/2022
11/7/2022

No information currently available.

Kolkata
11/8/2022
11/8/2022

Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) is located on the east bank of the Hooghly River and is the capital of West Bengal. The port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port. Kolkata has a rich culture, and is known for its literary and artistic heritage.

Kolkata
11/9/2022
11/9/2022

Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) is located on the east bank of the Hooghly River and is the capital of West Bengal. The port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port. Kolkata has a rich culture, and is known for its literary and artistic heritage.

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Departure Date:
11/3/2022
Number of Nights
6
Cruise Inclusions:
  • Choice of complimentary sightseeing excursions in every port – choose between Classic, Active or Discovery options
  • Whisper headsets for all excursions
  • Digital Signage ship-wide with daily agenda, menus, key details
  • Unlimited free Wi-Fi
  • Visits to UNESCO Sites
  • Enrichment lectures & local entertainment, dance floor and nightly song lists
  • Meals with regional specialties, including local wine
  • Sky Deck grill for lunch – weather permitting
  • Welcome Dinner & Farewell Dinner
  • Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner – sparkling wine with breakfast
  • 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & water filling station, including flavored waters
  • 24-hour Club Lounge (includes coffee machine), games, books, TVs, great views!
  • Walking track & sky deck
  • Fitness room with machines and free weights
  • Adventure Host and Adventure center (maps, binoculars, walking sticks, etc)
  • Afternoon tea (coffee, tea, sandwiches and cookies)
  • 16 bikes on board
  • Movie Night
  • Elevator between stateroom decks
  • 24-hour guest services
  • All port taxes & fees
  • Airport transfers on embarkation/disembarkation day with Avalon Air purchase
  • No single use plastics

YOUR STATEROOM INCLUDES:

  • River-view stateroom Hotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; Comfort Collection bedding, including choice of pillow and firmness (Panorama Suites 200 sq feet)
  • Desk area with chair
  • Spacious closets and under bed storage
  • Panorama Suites include Wall-to-wall window with Open-Air Balcony
  • Panorama Suites include loveseat and table with chair seating area
  • Panorama Suites include extra large bathroom and spacious glass enclosed shower
  • Flat-screen LCD TV with complimentary Movies On Demand
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
  • Mini Bar; security safe; hair dryer
  • L’Occitane® toiletries; plush robes & slippers in every stateroom
  • Stateroom steward & multiple times daily housekeeping
Remarks:

All prices are cruise or cruise/land only (where applicable), per person, in US dollars, based on double occupancy, and do not include port charges. Gratuities for Local Guides & drivers are included (excludes extensions which are to be paid locall

All prices per person and in USD unless otherwise stated.

Offer ID:
1423210

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Company Info

A Way to Go Travel
4205-C W. Wendover Ave.
Greensboro, NC 27407
(336) 855-0060