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ART & TRADITIONAL GURUKUL TOURS (Bishnupur 1N + Shantiniketan 2N) - 4 Days

Bishnupur is a town in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal. It’s known for its Hindu temples made from local terracotta, such as the pyramid-shaped Rasmancha, established around 1600. Ornate carvings adorn the walls of Jor Bangla Temple. North, Madan Mohan Temple is decorated with scenes from Hindu legends, including the "Mahabharata." In town, the Bishnupur Museum displays manuscripts and ancient sculptures.

 

Santiniketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, India, approximately 180 km north of Kolkata. It was established by Maharshi Devendranath Tagore, and later expanded by his son Rabindranath Tagore whose vision became what is now a university town, Visva-Bharati University.

Hotel In Santiniketan - Santiniketan Tourist Lodge (AC Dbl) / Similar

Hotel In Bishnupur - Bishnupur Tourist Lodge (AC Dlx) / Similar

Day 1
Day 01: Kolkata – Bishnupur via Jayrambati & Kamarpukur (170 kms / 4 hrs)

Morning transfer to Bishnupur. Enroute visit Kamarpukur renowned world over as the birthplace of the great Indian saint Sri Ramakrishna is frequented by lakhs of visitors from around the world every year. Now you will drive about 7 Km west of Kamarpukur is Jairambati, known to be the birthplace of Sarada Devi, wife of Sri Ramakrishna. Worshipped as the “Holy Mother”, Sarada Devi is better known as “Ma Sarada”. This village with its sacred traditions has now become a holy place of pilgrimage, particularly among followers of Sri Ramakrishna. It is the Matri Mandir in the centre of Jairambati which draws large number of visitors from around the world. Also known as Jairambati Math, the Matri Mandir is in fact a beautiful temple built exactly on the place where the Holy Mother was born. Later drive to Bishnupur. On arrival check in at hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Bishnupur.

Day 2
Day 02: Bishnupur Sightseeing - Shantiniketan (120 kms / 3 hrs)

After breakfast visit temples where you can find unique art of Terracotta covering Jore Bunglow Temple, Madanmohan Temple, Chhinnamasta Temple, Dalmadal Kaman & Rasmancha. You can visit weaving centre of famous Sarnachuri & Baluchuri Sarees. In the afternoon transfer to Shantiniketan. This place was founded in 1901 by Noble Laureate Shri. Rabindra Nath Tagore who visualized a perfect harmony of humanity with nature. Arrive & Check in at hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Shantiniketan.

Day 3
Day 03: Shantiniketan Sightseeing

After breakfast visit, Visva - Bharati University Campus, the complex at "Uttarayan" (Udayan, Shyamali, Konarak, Udichi & Punaschha houses of Tagore), Art Gallery, Museum & Amar Kutir (Handicraft Center) near Kopai River. Afternoon visit Khoai Hat near Sonajhuri forest to experience the tribes and their life, art, song and dance. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at Shantiniketan.

Note : University and Uttarayan Complex remain closed on Wednesday (fullday) & Thursday (halfday)

Day 4
Day 04: Shantiniketan - Kolkata (210 kms / 4 hrs)

In the morning after breakfast drive back to Kolkata with sweet memories to transfer to airport or railway station.

Note : It is advisable to arrive Kolkata one day earlier or reach by early morning flight/train latest by 10 AM to start your tour and book your departure train/flight during evening only after 6 PM.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation on twin Sharing Basis.
  • Meal Plan (as per mentioned above).
  • Exclusive AC Vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per Itinerary.
  • All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
  • Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Exclusions

  • Air Fare / Train fare.
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, porterage.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees & Guide charges.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc. (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
  • Insurance.
  • Anything which is not included in the inclusion.
  • GST

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