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The Lower Ganges with Get About Asia

The Ganges is the longest river in India. The river is considered sacred and holds religious significance. The Ganges is originated from the Gangotri and has many temples settled along its banks. It’s a powerful hub of religious activity, culture and history.

See the best the Lower Ganges River has to offer with this 8-day cruise. Visit different mosques, palaces, temples and interact with the locals.

Highlights include:

  • Semaphore Tower, Government House, the Temple of Fame and Flagstaff House
  • Visit an 18th century church and Dupleix’s House
  • Visit the imposing Imambara at Hooghly
  • Rickshaw ride in Kalna
  • Visit the vast new ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) temple
  • Visit to the Matiari village and explore the primitive process of brass work
  • Visit the battlefield of Plassey
  • Visit Kushbagh (a Moghul style garden), the tomb of Siraj Ud Daulah and the Hazarduari Palace
  • Visit the Katra mosque, the Nashipara Palace and the Katgola Palace
  • Visit the village of Baranagar with its three gorgeous miniature terracotta temples
  • Full-day excursion by road to Gaur


  • Entrances fees
  • Guide services (English Language)
  • Gratuities to crew
  • Main meals , locally made soft drinks, local beer and local spirits, jugged coffee and selection of teas and tisanes, mineral water.
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