Antara’s Great Cruise
Embarking from Prayagraj, India, along the Ganges in the northern part of the country, the cruise sails east and visits a number of world heritage monuments, colonial cities, former empires, artisan villages and the largest mangrove forest in the world. Other highlights include the tomb of Lord Cornwallis, ancient Buddhist universities, the Palace of a Thousand Gates, colonial trading outposts on the lower Ganges, textile villages that bankrupted empires and the Victoria Memorial in the great city of Kolkata, the great financial and political center. capital of British India.
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After arriving in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the ship will cruise through rural India along the Brahmaputra River with the Himalayas in the background en route to Guwahati and the tigers and rhinos of Kaziranga National Park.
The problem? It’s expensive ! Packages start at $26,000 per person, so this cruise is definitely not for everyone! But if you’re looking for the kind of vacation that really wows, this one certainly delivers!
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