Varanasi, Sep 2: The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday inaugurated Alaknanda, a 5-star luxury tourist cruise at Khidkiya Ghat. This cruise will operate in river Ganga.
Called Alaknanda, the luxury cruise has been developed by a Kolkata-based company.
The cruise will be operated by the Nordic Cruise Line and will be able to accommodate 90 people. It is also fully air-conditioned. The luxurious cruise has eco-friendly bio-toilets to ensure that Ganga is not further contaminated.
Running on a 450 HP engine, Alaknanda will also offer free Wi-Fi onboard. When it comes to the menu, the luxurious cruise will offer both vegetarian and non-vegetarian fare. Additionally, to ensure passenger safety, there will be life guards deployed.
The cruise will cost Rs 750 per person and it will show Varanasi and Ganga Aarti in the morning.