IRCTC cruise liner set to sail from Sept 18: Check prices, package options and more: In Pics

With the cruise packages, IRCTC is aiming to cater to domestic and international tourists to boost the tourism industry. 

Zee Media Bureau | Sep 17, 2021, 17:14 PM IST

New Delhi: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) is all set to sail its first cruise near the serene waters of South and Western India on Saturday (September 18). IRCTC cruise packages have been launched in partnership with Cordelia Cruises, a homegrown cruise line operator. 

By launching cruise packages for the first time, IRCTC is aiming to cater to domestic and international tourists to boost the tepid tourism industry. The Indian Railways has opened the bookings for cruise packages last month. 

Tourists can currently book cruise packages for the month of October, November and December. IRCTC is selling cruise package tickets on its official website, which is irctctourism.com. Meanwhile, IRCTC is also in the process of signing an agreement with all major International Cruise liners to offer cruise packages on its website.

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IRCTC cruise package

IRCTC cruise package

IRCTC is offering cruise packages that will allow tourists to witness mesmerising locations across South and West India. Tourists will be visiting the serene beaches of Goa, Diu, Lakshadweep and Kochi on a cruise depending on the package selected. Travellers will have to come to Mumbai to board a cruise. 

 

Image credits: Cordelia Cruises

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Cruise weekender package

Cruise weekender package

In the Cruise weekender package, travellers will get to stay for 5 nights and 6 days in two of the famous travel destinations in South India. The cruise will start sailing from Mumbai on September 20. The Cruise weekender package costs Rs 23,467 per person.

 

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Kerala delight package

Kerala delight package

Kerala delight package is selling at Rs 19,898 per person on the official IRCTC website. Travellers will visit God's own country in a new and exciting way via a cruise in this 2 night and 3 days package.

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Sundowner to Goa package

Sundowner to Goa package

The Sundowner to Goa cruise package offers 2 nights and 3 days stay completely managed by IRCTC and the cruise agency. Travellers can book the package at Rs 23,467. Passengers will need to arrive in Mumbai on September 25.

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Lakshadweep package

Lakshadweep package

Under the Lakshadweep package, customers get a chance to visit some of the most serene islands near Sri Lanka. Customers can buy the plan by paying Rs 49,745 to enjoy a trip of 5 nights and 6 days.

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