Chandigarh: For the first time in city, Chandigarh Industrial Tourism Corporation (CITCO) has introduced illuminated Solar powered cruise boat ride after sunset in Chandigarh. Tourists can enjoy the ride from 8 am to 8 pm on daily basis. The cruise boat will be thrown open to public by Wednesday, said an
Now, you can enjoy rides at Sukhna Lake in solar powered boat. CITCO goes green by initiating the concept to attract the visitors. The boat will be illuminated with fancy lighting on the boat.
The 25 seater boat ride can be enjoyed for Rs 300 per person for one trip lasting for about 30 minutes and entire boat can be hired for Rs 10,000 for one hour at half the rates.
CITCO boating in charge Vijay Kumar said, “The concept of introducing Solar powered cruise boat is supporting the green concept as from past many years the running of fuel engine powered boats for public was discontinued. In this boat the drive to the engine will be given through solar energy. This boat is also fitted with battery backup and has proper lighting arrangement during night
This will be for the first time that boating is being encouraged during night. The officials at the lake said that the last time to book the boat will be 7:30 pm or depending on the booking arrangements. People can also enjoy night time Birthday parties or kitty parties and book this boat for one hour or for two hours to celebrate the
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