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Mumbai To Goa Ferry Service To Start In December And We Are Super Excited


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From songs being penned about to it, to entire movies being made around it – Mumbai to Goa is a legendary trip that is almost like a rite of passage for every 20-something. Now your Goa plans can be even more exciting as you can travel to the state of sand and sunshine by the all new Mumbai to Goa ferry!

Yes! There is soon going to be a Mumbai to Goa cruise that will carry vacationers travelling between the two places. The route will traverse through the Arabian sea and end in Panjim.

There are currently several ways for travellers to reach Goa from Mumbai. Some fly to Goa, while others do a road trip. Some even take an overnight train or bus to get there. Soon the boat service will become an additional mode of transport for everyone to reach their favourite beach destination. Mumbai to Goa by boat...sounds like a plan, right?

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Mumbai to Goa Ferry Fare and Booking Information

So far there hasn't been any information released by the government on the Mumbai to Goa ferry booking or fare. The information will be updated as soon as it is announcement is made by the government.

The Mumbai to Goa ferry service could flag off in December. The cruise is expected to take seven hours, and will have stops in Ratnagiri district and Malvan, before docking in Panjim. It is expected to be an air-conditioned luxury liner with a capacity of 200 to 300 passengers.

Cruises and Ships from Mumbai to Goa

Many cruise ships have been operating between these routes through the years. One was a Scandinavian-built vessel that took holidayers from Mumbai to Goa by ship from 1994 to 2004. But this was the last of them. There hasn't been any sea travel between the two cities since 2004.

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But now, it seems that travellers will get this opportunity again. Union minister Nitin Gadkari announced in November, "While cruise lines will reduce pollution, tourists will enjoy the experience (of travelling by inland waterways).” This cruise from Mumbai to Goa is bound to benefit not only holidayers but also hoteliers and other travel entrepreneurs.

So, next time you are planning on how to reach Goa from Mumbai, or the other way round, do keep in mind the option of the Mumbai to Goa ferry. And once you reach Goa, all relaxed and settled, this is all that you can do there!

Interested in other luxury cruises in India? Read this: 7 Affordable, Yet Luxurious Cruises That You Can Actually Take From India Right Now!

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