Bengal Cultural Tour

West Bengal Cultural Heritage Tour

12 nights & 13 days


Delhi- Kolkata -Gangasagar - Kolkata – Dakhineshwar – Belurmath – Pingla – Bishnupur Bikna - Tepantar - Shantiniketan – Purulia - Raghunathpur/Garpanchkot – Purulia – Kolkata - Delhi


Day 01: Delhi- Kolkata

Arrival at Kolkata airport/Raiway station, meet & greet with our representative, check into your hotel, then visit local market and overnight stay at Kolkata.


Day 02: Kolkata

Local Sightseeing In the morning, after breakfast visit

  • High Court Building
  • Oldest Catholic Church in Calcutta
  • Howrah bridge
  • Vidyasagar Setu 
  • National Museum
  • Victoria memorial
  • Kali Mandir

Return back to hotel and overnight stay at Kolkata.


Day 03: Kolkata – Gangasagar - Kolkata

In the early morning after tea/breakfast (optional), drive to Gangasagar. This island, also known as Gangasagar or Sagardwip, is a place of Hindu pilgrimage then visit to the Kapileshwar Muni Ashram- it is one Punya Tirtha among five Punya Dhams. Return back to hotel and overnight stay at Kolkata.  


Day 04: Kolkata – Dakhineshwar – Belurmath - Kolkata

In the early morning, after breakfast visit Dakhineshwar & Belurmath by boat cruise on river Hoogoli to visit Ramakrishnan mission. Also, visit the popular Jain Temple and the Mother Teressa House- Nirmal Hirdaya. Return back to hotel, free for leisure then go to shopping by your own, overnight stay at kalkata. 


Day 05: Kolkata – Sunderban National Park

In the early morning, after breakfast drive to Godhkhali, a journey of about 3 hours on road. On reaching Godhkhali you will be provided private boat/sharing boat for all your Sundarban transfers. Lunch is provided on boat, arrival at Dulki Village, Check in at resort, Evening witness the spectacular sunset point with some local cultural Program, night stay at Sundarban Gateway Resort. 


Day 06: Sundarban National Park

After breakfast sightseeing by boat to Sajnekhali Watch Tower, Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower, Dobanki Watch tower, Neti Dhopani Watch Tower and Penchumakini. Then lunch in Boat and after sightseeing back to village. Then depart for Burirdabri by boat, Overnight stay at Boat / Sundarban Tiger land Resort.


Day 07:- Sundarban National Park - Kolkata

After breakfast go for a sightseeing of Gosaba Village and learn about the lifestyle of villagers in the forest & also visit Gosaba market. After lunch on boat depart for Godhkhali to transfer to Kolkata, overnight stay at Kolkata.


Day 08: Kolkata - Pingla

After breakfast proceed to Pingla. Pingla is a village in Kharagpur subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India. After ariival, check into your hotel/guest house, then visit to Pingla, see Patachitra (Scroll painters' village, who use natural colour) and Sabang for Madur (Natural Mat weaving). Return back to hotel and overnight stay at Pingla.  


Day 09: Pingla – Bishnupur – Bikna

In the early morning, after breakfast drive to Bishnupur, on arrival check into hotel, visit Bishnupur terracotta temples and Dokra Village at Bikna in Bankura, overnight stay at Bishnupur. 


Day 10: Bishnupur - Tepantar - Shantiniketan Morning

After breakfast drive to Tepantar, on arrival check into your hotel, visit neighbourhood areas of village Tepantar, then visit Joydev Kenduli to interact with Baul musicians, then go to Shantiniketan. It was founded in 1901 by Noble Laureate Shri Rabindra Nath Tagore who visualizes a perfect harmony of humanity with nature. Art gallery & museum are important to be seen. On arrival, get transfer to your pre-booked hotel. After lunch, we will visit the Santal villages. The evening is free at leisure for shopping. Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay at Shantiniketan.


Day 11: Shantiniketan - Purulia

In the early morning, after breakfast drive Purulia, after arrival, check into your hotel, afternoon sightseeing of purulia:

  • Subhash park
  • Purulia Science Museum

Then visit to Chau mask makers' village. Chhau Mask is a traditional cultural heritage of Purulia in the Indian state of West Bengal to see Chau (masked) dance. Return to your hotel in Purulia for an overnight stay.


Day 12: Purulia - Raghunathpur/Garpanchkot - Purulia

After breakfast drive to Raghunathpur/Garpanchkot, sightseeing:

  • Jaichand Pahar
  • Baranti Village
  • Panchet Hills
  • Panchet Dam
  • Nehru Park

Return to your hotel and overnight stay.


Day 13: Purulia – Kolkata - Delhi

Morning after breakfast, check out hotel drive to Kolkata, Depart to Delhi. Later drop to Airport / Railway Station for your onward journey. (Tour Ends)


Tour Includes:

  • 5 nights – Kolkata
  • 1 night – Shantiniketan
  • 2 nights – Sunderban national park
  • 2 nights – Purulia 1night – Bishnupur
  • 1 night – Pingla
  • Hotel– double sharing basis
  • Meal plan-APAI
  • Room: A/c Room
  • All sightseeing as per itinerary
  • All major road transport
  • A/c car included in Itinerary
  • All parking, road tax etc
  • Driver allowances
  • GST 5%


Excludes:

  • Tour Escort / Guide
  • Any personal expenses which is not mention in itinerary will carry additional cost.
  • Personal services in hotel like Body Massage, Ayurveda Therapy etc Flight Tickets.


Note:

  • All prices are per person basis with APAI Plan.
  • All Inclusion & Exclusions are as per Itinerary.
  • 5 % of profit from this tour will goes to community development of Tribal villages.
  • Package can be redesign according to the wish of our esteem visitors and partners.
  • Rooms are not blocked, in case of unavailability; we will book in alternate hotels.
  • Price may Change with change of Our Vendor agreement.
  • We believe in Good Authenticate Services.
  • 100 % payment to be deposited before arrival of Visitors.
  • Being the Responsible Tour Operator of Odisha, we will dedicate 5% of our profit to Sustainable development initiatives.


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