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ABN Rajmahal

ABN Rajmahal, entered service on the Lower Ganges and the Ganges proper on schedule in mid-February 2014. Built in Kolkata, she is 50m long and powered by 3 engines; her extra-shallow draught and a lower profile than conventional designs allow her to cruise further upstream than any of her competitors.

ABN Rajmahal has 22 cabins: 14 spacious twin/double cabins on the upper deck; 4 twin/double cabins on the main deck; and 4 single cabins for which we charge no supplement. The décor is stylish and fresh with touches of colonial elegance, brought to life by traditional Indian-inspired designs on hand-blocked cotton fabrics. All cabins on ABN Rajmahal have French balconies.

As with the other ships in our fleet, there is a comfortable saloon and bar, dining room and a vast canopied sundeck. A small spa onboard offers a wide range of treatments. All cabins and public rooms on our ships are air-conditioned.

Food on board is a mixture of Assamese (milder than most Indian cuisine) and Continental cuisines. Wines, beer and spirits are available.

Onboard features

  • Spacious cabins with individual climate control
  • En suite shower/WC with Biotique toiletries
  • Generous cupboard space and under-bed storage
  • Hair drier in each cabin
  • Minibar in each cabin
  • In-room electronic safe
  • Tea/coffee making facilities in cabins
  • Intercommunication telephone in cabins
  • ​High quality bathrobes and slippers in cabins
  • Large sliding glass windows offering panoramic views of the river
  • Vast sundeck both open and shaded, with sunloungers or steamer chairs
  • Spacious air-conditioned saloon with library and recorded entertainment
  • Spa with choice of treatments.


  • Shore excursion programme including all admissions
  • Maximum 20 guests per guide on all excursions
  • Naturalist onboard the vessel
  • Cold towel service after excursions
  • Welcome drink after excursions
  • Shoe-cleaning after excursions
  • Turndown service in all cabins
  • Expertly trained culinary staff
  • Single seating for buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Acclaimed combination of Indian & Western cuisines
  • ​Wide choice of wines, spirits and beer
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and mineral water throughout
  • Welcome reception
  • Farewell reception
  • Local on-board dance & song performances.

Ship details

  • Vessel Type: River Boat
  • Length: 50 meters
  • Passenger Capacity: 40

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