Tranquil Shantiniketan

    5 Nights / 6 Days

    Your West Bengal tour package includes

    Flights Hotels Transfers Sightseeing Meals
    • Return economy class airfare (Ex- Mumbai / Ex- Delhi)
    • 3 night accommodation in Kolkata with buffet breakfast
    • 2 night accommodation in Shantiniketan with buffet breakfast
    • Transfer and sightseeing as per itinerary in a comfortable vehicle
    • City tour of Shantiniketan
    • Drive past city tour of Kolkata
    • All applicable taxes

    Key Highlights of your West Bengal tour package

    • Step back in time to see Shantiniketan, a vision by Rabindranath Tagore

    Your six day West Bengal holiday itinerary

    Day1

    Arrive at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport or the Howrah railway station. Located on the Eastern bank of the Hooghly River, it is considered as an important centre of culture, arts and education in East India. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel for check in. You have the evening free to stroll through the streets of Kolkata and explore this metropolitan city. Do not miss on the wonderful food of Kolkata, from the tasty sweets to the savoury Puchkas. Return back to your hotel room for a comfortable night in Kolkata.

    Day2

    Begin the day with a hearty breakfast and proceed to check out. Set off on your journey to the town of Shantiniketan. It was founded in 1901 by the Noble Laureate Shri Rabindranath Tagore whose vision was to make this small town into an educational hub. Today, it has become the nucleus of Bengal’s art and culture. Later, the campus was developed into the Visva-Bharati University, with an emphasis on the study of liberal arts as well as humanity’s relationship with nature. Check in to your hotel. Rest of the day is at your disposal. Spend a peaceful overnight stay in Shantiniketan.

    Day3

    Start your day with a scrumptious breakfast. Then proceed for the Shantiniketan sightseeing tour. Stop by the glittering rivers of Kopai and Khoai and experience complete serenity. Then visit the popular Amar Kutir (Handicraft Center) and Visva-Bharati University Campus. Next visit the Uttarayan Complex, an art gallery and museum with delightful architecture. Explore the awe-inspiring Ballavpur Deer Park. Later return back to your hotel. Enjoy the serenity of this beautiful town at a leisurely pace in the evening. Spend a comfortable night in your hotel room.

    Day4

    Have a quick breakfast followed by check out from the hotel. Enjoy a lovely drive to Kolkata. Arrive in Kolkata and check in to your hotel. Rest of the day is free and at your disposal. A shopper’s delight, we recommend that you use the time available today to shop for jewellery and textiles. You can take a leisurely stroll around this city of joy and relish some mouth-watering Bengali sweets. Spend a peaceful overnight stay in Kolkata.

    Day5

    Energise yourself with a delectable breakfast. Then proceed for a full day city tour of Kolkata. Explore the alluring Howrah Bridge, Belur Math (headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission), Vivekananda Setu (bridge) and the impressive Dakshineswar Temple. Then drive past the General Post Office (GPO), the famous Writers Building, the Eden Garden Stadium, beautiful St. Pauls Cathedral Church, Victoria Memorial and the sublime Mother House – an ode to the selfless Mother Teresa. End your tour with the serene Birla Temple and soak in the peaceful ambience. Return back to your hotel and spend a comfortable overnight stay.

    Day6

    Begin the day with one last breakfast meal in Kolkata after which you check out. Transfer to the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport or the Howrah Railway station, from where you can carry on to your further destinations.

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    Prices

    Ex- Kolkata

    Category Per person - Adult Extra Adult Child with bed Child without bed
    Budget Rs 23,000 Rs 11,500 Rs 10,500 Rs 5,500
    Comfort Rs 37,000 Rs 19,000 Rs 19,000 Rs 10,900
    Luxury Rs 39,000 Rs 20,000 Rs 20,000 Rs 11,200

    Ex- Mumbai

    Category Per person - Adult Extra Adult Child with bed Child without bed
    Budget Rs 36,000 Rs 24,000 Rs 23,500 Rs 20,000
    Comfort Rs 51,000 Rs 33,000 Rs 32,500 Rs 25,500
    Luxury Rs 52,000 Rs 33,500 Rs 33,500 Rs 26,000

    Ex- Delhi

    Category Per person - Adult Extra Adult Child with bed Child without bed
    Budget Rs 36,500 Rs 24,000 Rs 24,000 Rs 20,000
    Comfort Rs 51,000 Rs 33,500 Rs 33,500 Rs 26,000
    Luxury Rs 52,500 Rs 35,000 Rs 34,500 Rs 27,000

    List of hotels

    Category Budget Comfort Luxury
    Kolkata Niharika or similar Park Plaza or similar Novotel Hotel and Residences or similar
    Shantiniketan Shantiniketan Tourist Lodge or similar Mark & Meadows or similar

    Terms

    Note - Above prices are valid till September 30, 2016. Ex- Kolkata price will be valid on land only basis.

    *Prices are quoted per person on a twin-sharing basis in a budget hotel with above specified meals, mentioned tours and airport transfers. Entrances and guide charges if any will be on direct payment basis. All transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary are on sharing basis. Any increase in airfare, air taxes, YQ tax, visa charges will be charged extra. Additional options are available upon request. Prices are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change without any prior notice depending on travel dates and availability. Terms apply.

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