MV Ganga Vilas: Know details of this world’s longest river cruise

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MV Ganga Vilas will sail on Ganges as the world’s longest river cruise journey. It will cross Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Bangladesh and Assam in a journey of 51 days.

Starting its journey from Varanasi, MV Ganga Vilas will sail around 3,200 km in 51 days to reach Dibrugarh in Assam via Bangladesh, traversing across 27 river systems in the two countries.

On the eve of the launch of the world’s longest river cruise journey with MV Ganga Vilas, the cultural program ‘Sur Sarita – Symphony of Ganga’ is being organized by the Ministry of Culture on 12 January 2023 at Varanasi. Renowned singer of the country Shankar Mahadevan will perform. 

During the concert, other dignitaries including tourists traveling in Ganga Vilas Cruise will get acquainted with the importance of Mother Ganga and their responsibilities towards her, along with enjoying the Sur Taranginis. This Sur Sandhya will make one realize how Maa Ganga is revered as a Goddess for every Indian and for the entire humanity.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the world’s longest river cruise, MV Ganga Vilas, on January 13 via video conferencing.

In a statement, Prime Minister’s Office said MV Ganga Vilas will begin its journey from Varanasi and sail around 3,200 km in 51 days to reach Dibrugarh in Assam via Bangladesh, traversing across 27 river systems in the two countries.

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