India’s First Luxury Cruise Is All Set To Sail From 1st October!
India’s first luxury cruise which would be operating from Mumbai-Goa is all set to sail from 1st October 2018. The capacity of the cruise would be 500 people. The much talked about cruise service from Mumbai To Goa has already been in recent news and cruise-lovers have been waiting in anticipation for this day.
The cruise ship is named as Angriya after the first Maratha Navy Admiral and will be operating on alternate days from either Mumbai or Goa. You can board the cruise at the Victoria Dock, Mazgaon. There shall be seven various kinds of booking categories and the minimum fare has been set for at INR 7500/- per person. The first cruise ship is going to boast of 100 cabins across various categories.
The cruise shall begin its journey at 5 pm and would take a total time of 15 hours to reach the said destination. Angriya comes with eight different kinds of restaurants on the deck alongside cafes and 24*7 coffee shops to make you feel at ease. Apart from this, a recreation room, spa, swimming pool on the deck, disco and a fancy lounge have been set up just in case you are bored (but we are sure you wouldn’t) gazing at the spell bounding views of the Western Ghats and Konkan Range.
The Union Shipping Minister of India, Nitin Gadkari said that the ministry is investing a total of 1,000 crore to build a cruise terminal in the port area of Mumbai. According to him, the country receives 80 cruise liners but the government plans to take the number of cruise liners to 950 in the next five years. As part of the cruise tourism, two floating restaurants would also be coming up in Mumbai.
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The ministry has also asked all the ports in India to set up a cruise terminal and the government shall be providing Rs 800 crore to Shipping Corporation of India to purchase the boats.
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