Heritage River Cruises

The Heritage River Cruises Experience

Explore the rich history of the Upper Ganges on boutique luxury river cruises, visiting temples, monuments, and palaces that grew over the generations of commodity trade along the river.

Re-energise mind and body while exploring this fascinating part of eastern India, combining yoga on the sundeck, an optional inclusive wellness menu featuring creative vegan cuisine and an immersive cultural programme both onboard and ashore.

Heritage River Cruises are best for

This cruise offers the sophisticated traveller a unique insight into this colourful country, delivering an all-inclusive tourism experience of exceptionally high standard, combining outstanding hospitality with a fascinating shore itinerary.

Atmosphere & Experience onboard

RV Bengal Ganga was built in 2004, handcrafted as a replica of the colonial style 'clyde' steamers with 28 teak and brass state rooms opening onto private sitting areas with panoramic views. There's an elegantly designed lounge and dining room crowned with a spacious sundeck.

Meals are included, each a culinary celebration of locally sourced ingredients. Soft drinks, Indian brand beer and wine with lunch and dinner are complimentary.


Couples, solo travellers, families with older children, small groups.

At a glance

Ship size: Small
Class: Luxury/Niche


Bengal Ganga offers a luxurious and immersive experience with a real introduction to the wonders of India and the little explored beauty of eastern India and Bengali countryside.

Food & Dining with Heritage River Cruises

Signature dishes from Asia and around the world using locally sourced products and the option to enjoy a creative vegan menu. All dietary needs can be accommodated.

Heritage River Cruises Ships

Bengal Ganga
Built: 2004
Passengers: 56
Crew: 35
Ganges Voyager I
Built: 2015
Passengers: 56
Crew: 35
Ganges Voyager II
Built: 2016
Ganga Vilas
Built: 2020
Passengers: 36
Crew: 24
Nauka Vilas
Built: 2020
Passengers: 2
Crew: 6

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