EUROPE ON THE GANGES
2 NIGHTS 3 DAYS
A themed cruise exploring the different traditions of textile weaving by handlooms and machines; indigenous pottery making along with the diverse culture and colonial heritage of Bengal.
ANTARA DESTINATION DISCOVERIES
From active or relaxing to adventurous or enriching, our inclusive and optional Destination Discoveries offer you a world of choice. Plus, Antara is the only river cruise line that allows you to select your shoreside experiences in advance, before you arrive to the ship.
Kolkata, Embarkation – Chandernagore
Afternoon embark the ship. Welcome and safety briefing. Lunch onboard and begin our journey upstream sailing to Chandernagore, an erstwhile French colony.
Explore the French colonial buildings walking along the promenade and the local bazaar. Walk to visit the Sacred Heart Church that stands for over two centuries to mark the beauty of the architecture during the French period. Enjoy the Christmas festivities in the town and at the church
Chandernagore – Shantipur
This morning we will sail to Shantipur, a textile weaving village which is famous for its handloom sarees. Enjoy a lavish Christmas brunch onboard with traditional Christmas savouries.
Shantipur – Kolkata, Disembarkation
Today we sail back to Kolkata enjoying breakfast on board. Arrive at Kolkata and disembark