You Have To Cruise! 7 Best Boat Rides In India

Indian beauty can be experienced from the top of the Himalayas or through the lush valleys. But the country of holy rivers and vast coastlines makes for a cruise destination unlike any other!

Here are 7 of the best boat rides that you can take in India.
  1. Ganges along Kolkata-Varanasi A ride along the holiest river in India to the city of Gods, Varanasi is the best way to catch a glimpse of traditional Indian culture. You have to cruise along the Ganges at least once in your lifetime!
    Ganges along Kolkata-Varanasi Source - namaskarvaranasitour.puzl.com
  2. Along the Brahmaputra A cruise along the Brahmaputra will get you a glimpse of Majuli, the biggest river island in the world. The beauty of Assam will make you come back for more!
    Along the Brahmaputra Source - outlooktraveller.com
  3. Alappuzha – Kochi Backwaters This cruise in a houseboat is a must-do activity for all travel junkies!
    Alappuzha – Kochi Backwaters Source - indianholiday.co.uk
  4. Through the Sunderbans As you float your way through the forest, you will experience wildlife, sacred pilgrimage as well as a peek into the traditional village life.
    Through the Sunderbans Source - dailymail.co.uk
  5. Mandovi River, Goa Goa is not just sand and surf. A cruise through the Mandovi is enough proof! Mandovi River, Goa
  6. Chilika Lake The largest inland brackish water body in Asia, the Chilika Lake is so serene and beautiful that it needs to be seen to be believed!
    Chilika Lake Source - traveltalesfromindia.in
  7. Allahabad, Triveni Sangam Triveni sangam- the junction of the three holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati is one of the holiest places in India. A ride here is a memorable one indeed!
    Allahabad, Triveni Sangam Source - tripadvisor.com
Travel junkies, get your backpacks ready!