IRCTC has started booking cruises from the online portal. Under this, tourists will be able to enjoy a cruise to places like Goa, Lakshadweep, Kochi, and Sri Lanka.
You can now book cruises through the IRCTC website. IRCTC has tied up with Cordelia Cruise Company for this. The cruise company is going to start its first voyage on 6 September 2021.
Booking through an online portal
IRCTC has also started booking cruises from the online portal. Under this, tourists will be able to enjoy a cruise to places like Goa, Lakshadweep, Kochi, and Sri Lanka.
In the first stage, the base of the cruise will be Mumbai. In this package, tourists will be made to travel to Goa and Diu.
At the same time, the base of the cruise will be Kochi in its second stage in October. In this package of 3 and 4 days, passengers will be made to travel to Lakshadweep, Goa, Mumbai.
Its third stage will be in May 2022 and the cruise will be shifted to Chennai. From there the cruise will travel to places like Colombo, Galle, Jaffna, and Trincomalee.
Cruise fare in three categories
Cruise fares are divided into three categories. Passengers traveling in economy class will have to pay Rs 17,877 for a two-night journey from Mumbai to Goa.
For a sea-facing room, a fare of Rs 25,488 will have to be paid for the tour from Mumbai to Goa. This tour fair will be for two nights.
For the balcony room with a sea-facing view, Rs 31,506 will have to be paid for the tour from Mumbai to Goa. This tour fair will also be for two nights.
There will be facilities like five-star hotels on this cruise and passengers will also be able to take facilities of swimming pool, bar, open theater and gym.
These rules will be for passengers
IRCTC has issued some guidelines regarding cruise travel. Under this, it is necessary for the passengers that they have taken the corona vaccine. This is a necessary condition for the journey. Also, the RT-PCR negative report of 72 hours before will also be necessary. All the crew members of the cruise will also be vaccinated. A medical team will be deployed for the convenience of the people as well as health checkups of the passengers will also be done.