Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is going to launch India’s first indigenous cruise liner from 18 October i.e. tomorrow. For which IRCTC has tied up with private company Cordelia Cruises. With this luxury cruise, IRCTC has come up with a wonderful opportunity to visit the beautiful blue sea of Lakshadweep. Where you will be able to travel to Kerala, Goa, and Lakshadweep via cruise.
Tour for 5 Nights and 6 Days
This package of IRCTC has been named Kerala Delight Cruise Tour. This tour package is for 5 nights and 6 days. That is, you will be able to stay in the middle of the ocean for 6 days. Under this tour, you will get a chance to visit places like Kochi Fort, Kerala Beach, Munnar. Apart from this, you will also be able to enjoy all the means of entertainment on Cordelia Cruise.
Facilities available under this package
In this IRCTC package, you will get flights from Kolkata to Mumbai and Kochi to Kolkata. One night hotel stay in Kochi. While traveling on the cruise, you will be able to enjoy restaurants, bars, swimming pools, open cinemas, theatres, kids’ areas, and many fun activities by following the Covid guidelines. Apart from this, necessary medical facilities will also be available here.
Affordable traveling with family
According to IRCTC, if you are traveling with family then the rate is quite economical. Under this package, if you go with two people, you will have to spend Rs 53,010 per person. At the same time, Rs 50,700 will have to be spent per person for 3 people.
Booking can be done through this website
- First of all, you visit www.irctctourism.com.
- After that click on ‘Cruise’ on the home page.
- Select the location, departure date, and departure period.
- Here you will see cruise details along with itinerary and fares.
- Click on Itinerary Details to see the schedule.
How much will be charged for canceling the booking
For IRCTC’s Lakshadweep package, if you cancel the booking 21 days before the tour, you will have to pay 30% of the package value as a cancellation charge. If you cancel between 15 to 21 days then 55% and if you cancel between 8 to 14 days then 80% cancellation charge will have to be paid. If you cancel the package in less than 8 days, you will not get any refund.