MV Paramhamsa

Cruises between Kolkata and the mysterious Sundarbans, a vast network of mangrove forests and mudflats that lie where the sacred Ganga meets the blue Bay of Bengal

The MV Paramhamsa offers cruises between Kolkata and the mysterious Sundarbans, a vast network of mangrove forests and mudflats that lie where the sacred Ganga (a tributary of the sacred Ganges) meets the blue Bay of Bengal. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the enormous wilderness encompassed by the Sundarbans provides critical habitat for Bengal tigers, chital, crocodiles and a variety of birdlife.

This 55 metre-long vessel features four decks, 18 cabins and a terrace restaurant, with a total capacity for 80 passengers. Also available on board is a gym, a steam room, library, TV, gift shop and massage services, along with 24-hour Wi-Fi connectivity.

Throughout your voyage on the MV Paramhamsa, you can expect to visit idyllic fishing hamlets, bustling fish markets where you can purchase seafood to be cooked by the ship’s chef, as well as various wildlife reserves, where you can search for bird and animal life from watchtowers or walkways.


Where to board the MV Paramhamsa

The MV Paramhamsa departs from Vivada Jetty in downtown Kolkata, approximately 40 minutes from the airport. 

Activities on MV Paramhamsa

  • Sightseeing tours as per itinerary

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

MV Paramhamsa Highlights

  • A comfortable ship that cruises between bustling Kolkata and the mysterious Sundarbans
  • Discover an enormous wilderness inhabited by Bengal tiger, crocodiles and exotic birdlife
  • Visit local fishing villages and colourful fresh seafood markets
  • Explore wildlife conservation projects and rehabilitation centres
  • Climb watchtowers and stroll walkways leading through dense mangrove forests

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