Share to facebookShare to instagramShare to pinterestShare to linkedin

India’s First International Cruise From Chennai To Sri Lanka To Promote Cruise Tourism

If you have always wanted to go on an international cruise after watching the movie Titanic, then we have good news. 

India’s first international cruise from Chennai to Sri Lanka was waived off from Chennai Port on 5th June 2023. 

The MV Express is carrying 750 passengers for a 5-day cruise where it will cross 3 ports. 

Sarbananda Sonowal, the cruise minister of ports, said that the scope of cruise tourism is immense, and the launch is quite affordable and offers best-in-class services to the passengers on board. It is believed to increase cruise tourism in the country. 

Some things to know before you book your next cruise:

  • En route, the cruise will cross three ports, namely Hambantota, Trincomalee, and Kankesanturai.
  • The cruise package is available for two, three and five nights.
  • The three-night package for two people is INR 86383

The government is aiming to develop Chennai as the hub of Cruise tourism. Besides, the government plans to develop three international cruise ports and additional ferry routes through India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Thailand. 

Suggested Read: Sleep Tourism: A Wellness Trend

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive exclusive offers, latest news and updates.

You have already subscribed our newsletter!
Thanks for Subscribing our newsletter!

Looking for a hassle free trip?

Connect with our experts! Get the best Itineraries and Offers!

About Us

We at WanderOn are a modern travel community that provides end to end travel packages in India and abroad. We design the best travel itineraries that encourage group traveling for like-minded people. Our services include road trips, trekking expeditions, corporate trips, and customized tour packages. On our trips, we ensure hassle-free traveling, top-notch accommodation and guided sightseeing that too in a budget that won't burn a hole in your pocket. Just give us your dates and be ready to experience traveling like never before.



3rd Floor, Building No-436, Phase IV, Udyog Vihar, Sector-18, Gurugram, Haryana-122001

© WANDERON EXPERIENCES PVT LTD, All rights reserved.

Request a Call Back
Request a Call Back

Where do you want to go next?

Make your move, fill out your details now!
Thank you! Your form has been submitted successfully. We'll be in touch soon.
Your details have been submitted. Our Expert will get in touch with you soon.