PM Modi to launch World longest river cruise MV Ganga Vilas at Varanasi.

  • The launch of the world’s longest river cruise on board MV Ganga Vilas at Varanasi by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 13th January 2023 will mark the beginning of a new era of river cruise tourism for India.
  • This luxury cruise will cover a distance of over 3,200 kms across 27 river systems in 5 states of India and Bangladesh.
  • The MV Ganga Vilas Cruises is 62 meters long, 12 meters wide and sails comfortably with a draft of 1.4 metres. It has three decks, 18 suites on board with a capacity of 36 tourists, with all amenities to provide a memorable and luxurious experience to the tourists.
  • In the maiden voyage of MV Ganga Vilas, 32 tourists from Switzerland will enjoy the journey from Varanasi to Dibrugarh. The expected date of arrival of MV Ganga Vilas at Dibrugarh is 1st March 2023.
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