Announcing its Bespoke Charter offering, Antara Cruises is now sailing the Ganges, crafting exclusive, intimate, and unforgettable event experiences for private group holidays, incentives, and life celebrations.
Owned by pioneers of luxury river cruising in the region, Heritage River Journeys, AntaraCruises are redefining travel experiences, event celebrations, and experiential journeys for Indian and overseas audiences.
Keeping with Antara Cruise’s bespoke ALL-INCLUSIVE hospitality, the ALL-SUITE, state-of-the-art, and environmentally-friendly luxury ships Ganges Voyager I and Ganges VoyagerII are leading the charter experiences starting this October.
Family reunion holidays, intimate weddings, milestone celebrations, or be it a corporate retreat, the charters offer a perfect setting for private groups looking for truly unique, luxurious and experiential travel and for those who seek to connect together in more meaningful ways.
Besides the lavish facilities on-board, which includes the ‘all-suite’ offering, French balconies, expansive social spaces, plush-on-board amenities, unique gastronomy experiences, wellness, sunrise yoga, butler service, expert-led on-board, and off-board activities; customization and personalization is part of the key offerings to guests. Antara’s bespoke hospitality services and a dedicated coordinator will ensure that the cruise customization is one-of-a-kind, stress-free and fun also incorporating the guests’ personal finishing touches to create an unforgettable occasion for friends and family on board.
Mr Raj Singh, Chairman of the group and a pioneer in river cruising in India, has over the last 15 years collaborated with some of the leading international luxury river cruise brands to offer the Ganges cruise experiences under Heritage River Journeys and he says “The modern-day Indian luxury consumer is incredibly dynamic, undergoing radical changes, they are seeking luxuries that were never available before and we aim to introduce them to the Antara experience – Imagine an ultra-luxury ship that is all yours, for you and your
loved ones to enjoy, with Michelin, inspired dining and beverages, unmatched hospitality, engaging activities for all ages, and the unparalleled experience of watching the scenic riverscapes along the Ganga. Add to this the experience of stopping by untouched destinations for an authentic taste of the local nature, history, or culture. Be it a multi-generational family holiday or a group retreat, Antara Bespoke Charter makes it a truly unique experience.”
He further adds “Weddings or pre, post-wedding parties onboard and spiritual retreats along the holy river make for such a special destination! As do theme parties. Our aim is to create unforgettable memories for you, celebrate you. Our experts along with the guests, customize each aspect of the ship and every experience on and offboard from the route, décor to delectable gastronomical fares from across the world. Our layers of personalization and attention to detail are exceptional.”
The charters offer an array of choices of activities on board, from different kinds of yoga, meditation sessions, talks on guests’ interests, to the movies, or the kinds of books placed in the library. The off-board experiences reflect guests’ interests – wildlife experiences to cultural and historical, Ganga’s banks have a plethora of authentic experiences for the traveller. Bespoke Charter by Antara Cruises not only offers exclusivity, unmatched luxury hospitality with detailed personalization and flexibility but also is cost-effective for private group events with its all-inclusive offerings.
Sailing from and to Kolkata, Antara Bespoke Charters are now open to bookings on all routes that are offered on Antara Cruises Voyages, including the Kolkata-Dhaka sector. Bookings can be made for 2-7 days itineraries and each ship accommodates a maximum of 56 guests.
Committed to the safety and security of guests and the team, Assure Antara, a list of stringent health and safety protocols, including flexible bookings, is followed across all ships, services, and experiences.