Sagar Rani; The New Affordable Cruise Which Offers Arabia Sea Voyage at Rs. 350
BY Tiya Chatterji 30.Nov.2019
Kerala State Inland Navigation Corporation's deluxe mini-cruise named "Sagara Rani" will take you as far as 12 kilometers into the Arabian Sea, serving you cuppa and snacks enroute. The daily cruise leaves the Marine Drive in Kochi each day, offers an unlimited vista for two hours at an affordable cost of Rs. 350.
This initiative is a common man's dream come true to enjoy the sunset, brushed with the sea breeze and a hot cup of tea/coffee. It enables everyone to enjoy the cruise experience without burning a hole in the pocket! Sagara Rani has two decks. The upper deck can accommodate 90 passengers. The crew is equipped to arrange for additional seating with the help of plastic chairs; in case more passengers turn up. The lower deck is designed with a small restaurant for a quick snack while glancing at the surging waves and also a conference hall and two restrooms.
Sagar Rani is an Indian register of shipping (IRS) class cruise vessel, which is permitted to voyage upto 15 Km into the sea. Passengers can settle down for the two-hour voyage and enjoy the cruise experience on the upper deck of the ship as it cruises along the Goshree Bridge, Vypeen, Cochin shipyard, Bolghatty Palace, Chinese fishnets and many other attractions which are breathtaking to witness. The vessel also consists of around 10 crew members, who usher the passengers while also giving details about the buildings that appear to be at the Kochi skyline.