Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Varanasi-Chunar cruise service begins to boost tourism

Adding a new dimension to the tourism facilities in Varanasi, the cruise service in Ganga river from Varanasi to historic Chunar fort in Mirzapur started yesterday.

Tourists travelling to Varanasi will now get a chance to travel around 30 km long journey in River Ganga. They can now hop onto the day-long luxury cruise ride which starts at around 9 a.m. in the morning from Ravidas ghat and after reaching at Chunar fort it comes back to Varanasi in the evening around 5 p.m. state government is planning to extend this journey till Sangam in Prayagraj.

Principal secretary culture and tourism Mukesh Meshram told AIR news that very soon there will be a night stay at Chunar fort also in this facility and heli service will also start for the tourists in Varanasi and other religious places.

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