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Take the route less traveled to seldom-visited parts of India, accessible only by boat and untouched by mainstream tourism. The country’s magnificent waterways serve as a gateway to fascinating villages, wildlife, nature, culture and ancient cities.
Ganges
Discover the many wonders of India while cruising the sacred waters of the Ganges River, a lifeline for millions of Indians, imbued with religious sanctity and worshipped by the Hindus as the Ganga Ma – Mother Ganges.
Brahmaputra
Cruise the mighty Brahmaputra, the widest river in India. Marvel at the lushness of Assam, carpeted by tea plantations, forests and paddy fields, in between the Himalayan foothills to the north, and the Meghalayan hills and plateau to the south.
Bhitarkanika National Park
Traverse the rivers and creeks of the Bhitarkanika National Park, India’s “Mini Amazon”, in a luxury catamaran. Spot herons, storks, and brilliantly colored kingfishers; gasp in amazement at the enormous estuarine crocodiles basking on the mud flats.
Kerala Backwaters
From escaping aboard a Kerala backwaters houseboat to exploring the hill stations and tea carpeted hills of the Western Ghats, immerse yourself in Kerala’s natural wonders, lively traditions, lavish festivals and delicious, tastebud-tingling cuisine.
Varanasi
Witness the sunrise activities of the Hindus during your Ganges River cruise in Varanasi, stroll the ghats, and watch families attending to the death and cremation rituals of their departed loved ones in this ancient and fascinating holy city.
Hooghly
Embark or disembark your Hooghly river cruise in Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, and make time to explore this gateway city to eastern India, once the showpiece capital of the British Raj and greatest colonial city of the Orient.
Sundarbans
Relish both the thrill and the serenity of chug-chugging through the river channels, on your Sundarban luxury cruise into the wild, swampy, mist-shrouded heart of the largest mangrove forest in the world, home to the famous Royal Bengal tigers.
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Cruises In India

River cruises in India provide a peaceful retreat from the madding crowds and crazy traffic in the big cities. Relax on the scenic backwaters of Kerala in the south, comprising a serene stretch of lakes, canals and lagoons. Or journey on the historically rich Ganges in the north; revered by millions of people, it flows through the Gangetic plains to the religious ghats of Varanasi.

The mighty Brahmaputra, in the northeast state of Assam, guarantees an Indian river cruise adventure into parts of the country where few visitors go, while the Hooghly or Lower Ganges offers a front row view of the riverside colonial buildings in Kolkata. Alternatively, explore the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest and hub of the ‘Royal Bengal Tigers’; or cruise through the Bhitarkanika National Park, a mangrove wetland set on a vast delta formed by the convergence of the Padma, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers.

India Cruises

Our hand-picked portfolio of traditional Indian riverboats and luxurious houseboats has been carefully chosen to include remarkable vessels operated by only the most trusted of partners, preeminent pioneers of the region who offer exceptional itineraries, unrivaled knowledge and utmost levels of service.

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Cruise Packages

Our custom India tours seamlessly combine India cruises with bespoke land tours featuring private expert-led excursions and curated accommodations. Browse our best-selling India travel packages below and begin an unforgettable journey tailored uniquely to you.

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