Kolkata-based Vivada was established in 1966 and is India’s largest inland waterways company. Vivada has a fleet of barges, water-taxis, show-boats and river-cruise ships.

River cruising is a popular tourist attraction worldwide. Cruising on the Ganga is a riveting experience: the banks on both sides of the river are pregnant with historical significance. So is a ride into the Sunderbans, the world’s largest mangrove, situated on the river’s terminal delta before it enters the sea. This 600-km stretch offers a beautiful opportunity for a river cruise.

The company offers day tours, overnight tours, and facilities for events and parties. The exclusive jetty at Millenium Park, gives the company a unique position in the market.One can tour the Ganga and the Sunderbans on Vivada Cruises’ luxury inland cruisers like the MV Paramhamsa, and in smaller luxury cruisers like the MV Ahalya and the MV Millennium.

The Paramhamsa boasts of 26 state-rooms with French balconies and private bathrooms. It You will be pampered and entertained on board. But more importantly, you will see communities and cultures along the banks of the Ganges that are untouched by tourism. More, our escorted all-inclusive excursions will let you experience idyllic rural India up-close.

The company offers day tours, over-night tours, and facilities for events and parties. Vivada Cruises’ jetty at Millenium Park gives the company a unique position in the market.

Vivada’s 4-day ‘Day Cruise’ offers breakfast, lunch, an evening snack, and dinner.

Vivada also offers a 3-night cruise to the Sunderbans.

This apart, the company also features a 7-night heritage cruise on the Ganga.

One can also couple the 7-night Ganga cruise with the following pre- and post tours:

A 6-night/7-day Golden Triangle tour

God’s Own Country Kerala 7 Nights / 8 Days

Queen of Himalayas.- 5 Nights / 6 Days

Vivada also provides for booking large groups or arranging charters for:

Family groups and friends

Weddings, birthdays, celebrations

Fund-raising events

Sales conferences

Corporate incentive programmes

Trade shows/conventions

Board meetings

Our newest vessel, the MV Naharkatia, with capacity of 1,200 passengers, is suitable for all kinds of events, parties, ceremonies and conferences. Surprise every one with a cruise on the Vivada!

The writer is Executive Director, Vivada Corporation Pvt Ltd