Alfresco Grand, the popular floating restaurant/cruise in Guwahati launched its lunch cruise on October 1 amidst guests. The cruise time is 1-3pm and the reporting time is 12.30pm. The tariff for an adult is Rs 800 and Rs 550 for a child. It can only be enjoyed on Saturdays and Sundays.
This two-hour cruise takes you on a tour of three of the smallest river islands of Brahmaputra: Umananda, Aswaklanta and Karmanasa. You can also see the rail cum road bridge which is known, Saraighat bridge from the cruise. The restaurant serves traditional Assamese cuisine (buffet lunch), complete with local liquor like Apong. The guests are entertained with traditional performances of Bihu and Lokogeet, Bargeet.
Apart from the special lunch cruise on saturdays and sundays, there are the regular evening sunset cruise and the dinner cruise. The evening cruise starts at 5pm and the dinner cruise starts at 7.30 pm. One of the best things about this cruise is that you can enjoy it with both your family and friends.