Cruise Services To Resume In India From Oct 2020; Free Rapid COVID-19 Tests On Board

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by Suchismita Pal
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India’s first multi-destination cruise line, Jalesh Cruises is set to commence the services of its cruise MV Karnika from November 6, 2020. As part of its Mission Begin Again, the Indian Government has announced that it will permit cruise ships to resume sailing from October 1. A recent Press Release read, “Jalesh Cruises will offer all passengers free rapid COVID-19 and all other flu-related testings at the time of embarkation! Passengers will receive their test results in 15 minutes, board the ship without any fears or worries and set sail into the blue sea and the bright horizon.” That’s a piece of great news indeed. Booking rates for these cruise tours start at ₹36,176. Also, the Viking Star ship, launching in 2021, will take you to 27 countries in one trip.

Jalesh Cruises To Start Services In India From November 6

Referring to the resumption of cruise services in India, Jurgen Bailom, President and CEO, Jalesh Cruises said to media houses, “The announcement by the Indian Government to permit sailing by cruise companies comes as a fresh breath of air to all of us. The health and safety of our passengers and our crew have been and will always be our priority. I would like to reassure our valued guests that they would not find a safer and cleaner ship than Karnika. We eagerly wait to welcome guests onboard Karnika with open arms and promise them an experience that will wipe away the gloom of the last few months. Our guests will return home invigorated, refreshed and all charged up after their oceanic voyage.” Also, passengers will be able to travel without worries, thanks to the free COVID-19 tests onboard. Meanwhile, here are 6 cruises from India for a romantic time with bae

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Picture Credits: Jalesh Cruises

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International Cruising Experience In India

Premium cruise Karnika renders international cruising experience within India with world-class accommodation, dining, entertainment and leisure offerings like spa, salon and casino. The cruise offers services to destinations like Goa, Diu, Lakshadweep and Sri Lanka. Booking rates start at around ₹36,176, excluding port charges and taxes. It had first started operations in Mumbai on April 17, 2019. Inside Karnika, passengers can also relish exotic international cuisines while enjoying the glide through the vast ocean. MV Karnika is designed especially for Indian tourists. It blends the vibes of Indian and International culture, food and hospitality while sailing in India.

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Picture Credits: Jalesh Cruises

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It’s time to plan your much-deserved break on the lap of the sea! To know more about Karnika, click here. On that note, did you know about Angriya, India’s first luxury cruise from  Mumbai to Goa?

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