Angriya Cruise | India’s First Domestic Cruise Liner
India’s first cruise service from Mumbai to Goa has been launched, and according to their official website, bookings are now open for the 25th and 30th of this month. The cruise ship has been named Angriya, which is been named after the first Maratha Navy Admiral Kanhoji Angre and the great Angria bank coral reef near Vijaydurg, Maharashtra. This premium cruise service is a joint venture between Mumbai Port Trust and Angriya Kanhoji Angre Sea Eagle Pvt. Ltd.
The cruise ship will depart from the newly constructed domestic terminal at noon and reach Goa the next morning.
Mumbai to Goa Cruise Route
The Angriya is required to finish the voyage from Mumbai to Goa in 16 hours. It is expected to run on alternate days starting from the month of November. For now, it will be a non-stop journey but the future plans include multiple stops along the Konkan Coastline.
Pricing and Service Offered at Angriya
If you are looking forward to sailing from Mumbai to Goa on Angriya, the price for the premium cruise line starts anywhere between Rs. 6,500 and goes up to Rs. 9,700 per person, which includes food. If you compare it with any other modes of transportation, including air, train or road. It is pretty much expensive. Looking at the price point, it seems like the company is only targeting people who are willing to spend money on luxurious cruise sailing and experience.
Apart from the stay, food and joyful ride experience along the Mumbai-Goa Coastline. You can dive into the infinity swimming pool on the vessel deck. The staff on the ship will also guide you about the historical relevance of the region. You could probably have the best lifetime experience on board.
Interior on Angriya
The vessel deck of Angriya has two exquisite restaurants, 6 unique bars, The fathom lounge, Drydock spa therapy, an infinity pool and three open decks. The ship can accommodate around 350 passengers. Onboard, you can experience everything right from the beautiful nautical trivia with exotic restaurants and bars onboard.
The cruise will take around 16 to 17 hours to reach the desired destination. It will depart from the Mumbai port at 4 pm and reach Goa the next day at 9 am. The same thing goes for Goa to Mumbai cruise. The Angriya will return to the Mumbai port on alternate days.
Goa is a prominent tourist destination in India. People from around the world and India travel down to Goa. It has already earned its name as a famous cruise destination. The government has a plan to boost cruise tourism in India. Cruise tourism would also play a major role in providing employment to thousands of youths.
The government has also proposed plans to link Mumbai to many other tourist places in the country as well as Southeast Asia. The government has also asked private operators around the country to take benefit of the booming industry.