Explore Kolkata, cruise to Farakka and experience Varanasi.
Explore colonial Kolkata, the former capital of the British Raj.
Cruise for 7 nights from Kolkata to Farakka on the Lower Ganges aboard the R/V Rajmahal on a full board basis including daily shore excursions. Visit Kalna and take rickshaws to see a group of some of Bengal’s most attractive terracotta temples. Visit the battlefield of Plassey where, in 1757, British India defeated the last independent Nawab of Bengal. Take an excursion to the great Hazarduari Palace, built by an English architect in 1837. Experience sleepy rural villages; rural India at its most idyllic. Discover the mosques, palaces and gateways at Gaur. Experience the holy city of Varanasi on the Ganges and enjoy a boat ride observing the famous and eerie ghats.