MonChasha :: a rural tourism initiative

“mon chasha” is our latest rural based sustainable ecotourism module operating with social responsibility over at village paushi, east midnapore


mon chasha” is our latest rural based sustainable ecotourism module operating with social responsibility over at village paushi, east midnapore. “mon chasha” is a blend of authentic village culture, pure earthen tradition, cultural heritage of a speed less rural life and a true sentiment of natural india.

we are doing comprehensive research in finding out of suitable locations for village tourism, database of like minded tourists & their expectations, demarcate roles and responsibilities among various stakeholders, complete package to the guest families, scientific product development, provision and management of infrastructure, accommodation and food facilities, promotional plans and more importantly about the role of community for the strategic implementation of project.

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Bamboo Cottages of Monchasha Rural Tourism
  • CHECK IN TIME: 12 NOON

  • CHECK OUT TIME: 10 AM

The Tariff of Monchasha Rural Tourism Project

  • NAC Bamboo Cottage [02 – 04 person occupancy] :: Rs. 3500 Only [EP]
  • Extra Adult  :: Rs.500 Only [EP] / Free Stay For Children Below 10 Yrs (Sharing)
  • Full day Food Course By Fixed Menu:: Rs.1260/- only Per Head
  • Kids (below 5 years) pay the actual on spot
  • Driver’s Stay & Food:: Rs.900/- only or Rs.1350/- (Guest Type Food)
  • Pet Allowance:: Rs.500 Only [Per Pet Per Day]

This tariff is valid till 30th September 2020

Transfers / Pickup / Drop

  • Pick up / drop from Kalinagar Bus stop @ 400/- (one way)
  • Pick up / drop from Contai / Kathi Rail Station @ 800/- (one way)
  • Pick up / drop from Digha Rail Station @ 1800/- (one way)
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Room interior of Monchasha Rural Tourism Project

“mon chasha” is a journey, a theme of consciousness in global tourism arena by creating a sustainable ecotourism module with social responsibility, based on rural bengal.

Ecotourism Aspects of Monchasha (Click on the links below):

Q: Why we create MonChasha?

Q: Where is MonChasha?

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View From The Private Balcony

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

Deposit Cheque or transfer the money digitally over our current account

  • Bank: State Bank of India
  • Branch: Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071
  • Account Name: MONCHASHA
  • Account Number: 37046599777
  • RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: SBIN0003762

(Please intimate us immediately after any deposit)

  • 100% payment is required for final reservation
  • Before 10 days reservation can not be altered & cancelled
  • In any case booking amount is not refundable
  • In general case food package starts from lunch & end by next day breakfast

Kolkata Reservation Office: (Own Property)

  • Sikkim Commerce House, 4/1 Middleton Street, Ground Flr, Kolkata 700071, Bengal.
  • Landline Telephone: +91 33 40010180
  • Mobile Contact: +91 98310.95234, +91 94774.76376, +91 9830203973
  • Email ID: monchasha@gmail.com
  • Website: www.monchasha.in

We hereby request you for your personal presence over at “monchasha” which will surely recharge our endeavour. according to our confidence this model of tourism – “monchasha” will certainly uphold the flag of west bengal tourism in the hospitality sector.

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~ see you at monchasha ~

W.B.T.D.C. Lodges (Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of West Bengal)

Now you can check availability of tourist lodges and packages. Just choose your destination, tell us your date of journey, no. of rooms required. We will reserve the room for you. Lodges situated at Baharampore, Bakkhali, Barrackpore, Batabari, Bishnupur, Darjeeling, Diamond Harbour, Digha, Durgapur, Gadiara, Gajoldoba, Jaldapara, Jalpaiguri, Jayanti, Jhargram, Kalimpong, Kolkata, Kurseong, Maithon, Malbazar, Malda, Medinipur, Murti, Raigunj, Santiniketan, Siliguri, Sundarban, Tarakeshwar, Tilabari and many more places


Do you want to reserve a Govt. tourist lodge in West Bengal ?? We recommend you to use WBTDC properties. WBTDC Lodges have the courage to be different and offer customised facilities & prompt services for their guest who have the right expectations and willing to pay the right prices. Now you can check availability of tourist lodges and packages. Just choose your destination, tell us your date of journey, no. of rooms required. We are committed to offer a higher level of service to our guests. We always try to add values over the purchased services. We will reserve the room for you. We are official authorised marketing agent of WBTDCL and also officially recognised by Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of West Bengal.

West Bengal Tourism Operated Tourist Lodges Are Situated At:-

Baharampore, Bakkhali, Barrackpore, Batabari, Bishnupur, Darjeeling, Diamond Harbour, Digha, Durgapur, Gadiara, Gajoldoba, Jaldapara, Jalpaiguri, Jayanti, Jhargram, Kalimpong, Kolkata, Kurseong, Maithon, Malbazar, Malda, Medinipur, Murti, Raigunj, Santiniketan, Siliguri, Sundarban, Tarakeshwar, Tilabari etc etc https://bengaltourism.blog/bengal-lodges/wbtdc-lodges/

District wise West Bengal Tourism Hotels

  • Baharampur (Murshidabad District)
  • Bakkhali (24 Pargana South District)
  • Barrackpore (24 Pargana North District)
  • Batabari (Jalpaiguri District)
  • Bishnupur (Bankura District)
  • Darjeeling (Darjeeling District)
  • Diamond Harbour (24 Pargana South District)
  • Digha (Midnapore East District)
  • Durgapur (Bankura District)
  • Gadiara (Howrah District)
  • Gajoldoba (Jalpaiguri District)
  • Jaldapara (Alipur Duar District)
  • Jalpaiguri (Jalpaiguri District)
  • Jayanti (Alipur Duar District)
  • Jhargram (Jhargram District)
  • Kalimpong (Kalimpong District)
  • Kolkata (Kolkata District)
  • Kurseong (Kurseong District)
  • Maithon (Burdwan West District)
  • Malbazar (Jalpaiguri District)
  • Malda (Malda District)
  • Medinipur (Midnapore West District)
  • Murti (Jalpaiguri District)
  • Raigunj (Dinajpur North District)
  • Santiniketan (Birbhum District)
  • Siliguri (Darjeeling District)
  • Sundarban (24 Pargana South District)
  • Tarakeshwar (Hooghly District)
  • Tilabari (Jalpaiguri District)

For latest tariff & reservation please click on the link below

https://bengaltourism.blog/bengal-lodges/wbtdc-lodges/

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RESERVATION

We are Registered with Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal. Authorised Marketing Agent (AMA) of West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation – WBTDC, &  Benfish-in-Tourism (Fishery Dept. Lodges). We are also approved by Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India

We are registered with ADTOI, IATO and TAAB

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

  • ICICI Bank Ltd, Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal
  • Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
  • Account Number: 355005000049
  • RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: ICIC0003550
  • Axis Bank Ltd, Park Street Branch,  Kolkata 700016, West Bengal
  • Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
  • Account Number: 916020009224065
  • RTGS / IFSC Code: UTIB0002780
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd, Sikkim House Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal
  • Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
  • Account Number: C.A. 520011056758
  • RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: VYSA0005200

Please check the rules of reservation & cancellation policy before booking. It is mandatory to carry any of the Identity cards (Voter Identity Card / Passport / PAN Card / Driving License / Photo ID card issued by Central / State Govt / Adhar Card). Both these will be examined at the time of check-in.

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF WBTDCL RESERVATIONS


Tax Rules
Service Charge 5% (Optional) on Room Rent to be paid on spot during check-in
GST-12% to be paid on spot during check-in (When Room rent between Rs. 1,000/- to Rs. 2,499/-)
GST-18% to be paid on spot during check-in (When Room rent between Rs. 2,500/- to Rs. 7,499/-)
No refund will be applicable for cancellation of a booking after availing the facility of pre/postpone

RESERVATION RULES FOR WBTDC TOURIST LODGES
During check-in time all e- reservation booking guest will have to produce an identity card (Voter Identity card / Passport / Pan Card/ Driving License/ Photo ID card issued by Central / State Govt. for their employees etc.) in original as mentioned in reservation slip. The guest will also record relationship with accompanying members during check in.
The booking at the chosen resort / lodge are not transferable and is valid only if one of the ID card noted above is presented during the check in. The guest should carry with him/her a print out of the e-reservation slip.
Two child below 8-years of age may stay with parents without additional room tariff. Extra bed is available on additional payment, subject to availability of space in room.
Reservation may be cancelled by the guest through this portal (only for online payments made by an Indian citizen). The amount of refund will be reversed to the debit/credit card/bank account after deducting the cancellation charges as per policy.
Reservation may be cancelled in case of acute administrative requirement. No cancellation charge will be deducted under such scenario.
WBTDC will not be liable for non-availability of amenities / services caused by irreparable technical faults or natural calamity.
Extra Person Charges 20 % of the room rent payable on spot .
Extra Cot Charges 30 % of the room rent payable on spot.
All the lodges except Kalighat, Pathik Motel, Malda, Hollong and Jayanti Tourist Lodge have complementary breakfast. No complimentary breakfast for Dormitory Accommodation
Service Charge 5% (Optional) on Room Rent to be paid on spot during check-in
GST-12% to be paid on spot during check-in (When Room rent between Rs. 1,000/- to Rs. 2,499/-)
GST-18% to be paid on spot during check-in (When Room rent between Rs. 2,500/- to Rs. 7,499/-)
Pre/Postponement of booking is allowed only once for a particular booking. No refund will be applicable for cancellation of a booking after availing the facility of pre/postpone.There should be clear 7 days in between the date of check-in and date of attempt for availing the facility of pre/postponement
No refund will be applicable for cancellation of a booking after availing the facility of pre/postpone.There should be clear 7 days in between the date of check-in and date of attempt for availing the facility of pre/postponement and if the total amount of booking after Pre/Postpone is less then the actual booking amount, it will be forfeited by the system.
For the tourist having booking at Sajnekhali Tourist Lodge-(Boat timings) pickup time from Gadkhali is 10.30 am -11.00 am and drop from lodge to Gadkhali is 8.30 am - 9.00 am
Any type of Discount applicable is to be selected during the time of booking, no further claims regarding the same will be accepted afterwords. Proper id/medical proofs to be submitted during check-in at Lodge for the discounts claimed during booking. (Senior citizen discount 60 & above for both Male and Female, No discounts applicable for Hollong Tourist Lodge).
An additional charge of Rs 200/- is levied per day if room heater is provided in the rooms of Annexe building of Darjeeling TL on demand.
Please do not pay any tips to the staffs of the Lodges of WBTDCL.
Due to the ongoing renovation work at the lodges of WBTDCL, we deeply regret the inconvenience that you might face during your stay.
Tariff for extra person in double / triple bedrooms:
A. 30% of tariff for extra bed/Mattress (subject to availability)
B. 20% of tariff for extra person without extra bed.Pets are not allowed in any TOURISM PROPERTY.
CANCELLATION POLICY

New Cancellation Policy will be applicable from 1st March,2019:
Within 48 hours - no refund.
3-6 days - 50% deduction.
7-15 days - 30% deduction.
16-30 days - 20% deduction.
Beyond 30 days - 10% deduction.
Date of occupation and date of cancellation will not be counted during cancellation.

Sunday & holidays would not be excluded for calculation of cancellation charges.
For part cancellation, normal refund rules will apply.
Refund admissible only upon production of the original reservation ticket.
For Hollong Tourist Lodge-No refund is admissible.
Bookings Once Pre/Postponed,if cancelled will have no refund.

WBTDCL Cancellation Policy Updated on 1st July 2020
Please Check the latest policy before reservation. 

Benfish – in – tourism Lodges (Dept. of Fisheries, Govt. of West Bengal)

Now you can check availability of tourist lodges and packages. Just choose your destination, tell us your date of journey, no. of rooms required. We will reserve the room for you. Lodges situated at Sirajbag (Baharampur), Maharaja (Coochbihar), Himalayan (Darjeeling), Ganga (Diamond Harbour), Minakshi (Digha), Taranga (Digha), Sagari (Frasergunj), Sagarkanya (Frasergunj), Janhabi (Kakdwip), Orchid (Kalimpong), Aranyak (Malbazar), Dheu (Puri), Kinara (Shankarpur), Tatini Tourist Lodge (Shankarpur), Raktajaba Tourist Lodge (Tarapith), Mohana Nayachar (Haldia)


Do you want to reserve a Govt. tourist lodge in West Bengal ?? We recommend you to use BENFISH LODGES. Dept. of Fisheries, Govt. of West Bengal have the courage to be different and offer customised facilities & prompt services for their guest who have the right expectations and willing to pay the right prices. Now you can check availability of tourist lodges and packages. Just choose your destination, tell us your date of journey, no. of rooms required. We are committed to offer a higher level of service to our guests. We always try to add values over the purchased services. We will reserve the room for you. We are official authorised marketing agent of BENFISH LODGES (Dept. of Fisheries, Govt. of West Bengal) and also officially recognised by Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of West Bengal.

Sirajbag (Baharampur), Maharaja (Coochbihar), Himalayan (Darjeeling), Ganga (Diamond Harbour), Minakshi (Digha), Taranga (Digha), Sagari (Frasergunj), Sagarkanya (Frasergunj), Janhabi (Kakdwip), Orchid (Kalimpong), Aranyak (Malbazar), Dheu (Puri), Kinara (Shankarpur), Tatini Tourist Lodge (Shankarpur), Raktajaba Tourist Lodge (Tarapith), Mohana Nayachar (Haldia)

RESERVATION

We are Registered with Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal. Authorised Marketing Agent (AMA) of West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation – WBTDC, &  Benfish-in-Tourism (Fishery Dept. Lodges). We are also approved by Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India

We are registered with ADTOI, IATO and TAAB

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

  • ICICI Bank Ltd, Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal
  • Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
  • Account Number: 355005000049
  • RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: ICIC0003550
  • Axis Bank Ltd, Park Street Branch,  Kolkata 700016, West Bengal
  • Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
  • Account Number: 916020009224065
  • RTGS / IFSC Code: UTIB0002780
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd, Sikkim House Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal
  • Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
  • Account Number: C.A. 520011056758
  • RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: VYSA0005200

Please check the rules of reservation & cancellation policy before booking. It is mandatory to carry any of the Identity cards (Voter Identity Card / Passport / PAN Card / Driving License / Photo ID card issued by Central / State Govt / Adhar Card). Both these will be examined at the time of check-in.

Terms & Conditions



1. Booking will be open clear 90 days in advance.
2. Full payment to be made at the time of booking.
3. Limited spot booking available.
4. Any reservation may be cancelled by the authority under unavoidable circumstances.
5. Enhanced tarrif if any shall be payable by the party even if the original booking is done on the previous tarrif.
6. 10% service charge will be payable at tourist lodge (Except Dormitory).
7. Room Tarrif is dynamic in nature.
8. Lunch/Dinner and breakfast are mandatory at tourist lodge for all occupants.
9. Luxury tax will be applicable if A.C. room tarrif is above Rs. 1000/- (Except Puri), will be payable at tourist lodge.
10. Service tax as applicable, will be payable at tourist lodge.
11. Booking is not transferable.
12. Payment gateway charges is non refundable in any case.

Cancellation Policy
1. In case, request for cancellation of reservation is received :-
a) Clear 15 days or more days before - 20% will be deducted.
b) Between clear 7 days to 14 days before - 50% will be deducted.
c) Between clear 3 days to 6 days before - 75% will be deducted.
d) Less than 3 days - no refund. 2. Date of occupation not to be counted.
3. The calculation for refund will be calculated on the basis of check in date.
3. 'Partial cancellation' is not allowed.
4. Refund will be processed online within 7 working days.
5. No cancellation refund will be allowed for no show, early checkout for any reason whatsoever.
6. Due to any circumstances, if room is not availed by the customer on arrival, in such cases, any refund is the discretion of the authority and limited to max tarrif of that room.

Special Note
A copy of valid photo identity card submitted at the time of check-in. Alteration of dates is not allowed.
All benfish tourist lodges have attached restaurants.
Generator will be in operation in case of load-shedding in evening between 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm.
Geyser/AC will not be operational during load-shedding.

Please check the latest terms & conditions from Benfish Website.
T & C updated on 1st July 2020

Bengal :: History

The State has the alluvial plains known as the “dooars” in the South & the mountainous Himalaya in the North. The diversed geography of Bengal is always fascinating. The Darjeeling district is known as her scenic beauty & the tea. The dence forest region of Dooars is renowned by its collection of rich flora & fauna. The alluvial plains in the South are the basin of river Damodar, also known as the “Sorrow Of Bengal”. Other main rivers are Ganga & Hoogly. The coastal fringes of Midnapore have a curios mix of large shifting sand dunes & marshes. The district 24 pargana (South) has Sundarbans, the largest delta consists of swamps, quick sand & thick, impenetrable mangrove forest belt.


The region has its beginning in the Vedic times and was known as Vanga. The Aryans settled here after the Vedic period and many principalities and kingdoms were formed. The dynasties of Palas, the Pundras, Guptas, Mauryas and the Sens ruled over the region before the Mughals took control. The strategic location led to trade with the South East Asian countries especially Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar. Muslim influence was responsible for a rich culture and art. The ease of access brought the Portuguese, Dutch and French influence to its art and culture. The British successfully brought the modern education to Bengal and to this date, Calcutta has been considered the land of intelligentsia. No wonder that most of the Nobel Prizes for India have come from this State; Tagore, Bhabha, Mother Teresa and Amartya Sen.

The State has the alluvial plains known as the “dooars” in the South & the mountainous Himalaya in the North. The diversed geography of Bengal is always fascinating. The Darjeeling district is known as her scenic beauty & the tea. The dence forest region of Dooars is renowned by its collection of rich flora & fauna. The alluvial plains in the South are the basin of river Damodar, also known as the “Sorrow Of Bengal”. Other main rivers are Ganga & Hoogly. The coastal fringes of Midnapore have a curios mix of large shifting sand dunes & marshes. The district 24 pargana (South) has Sundarbans, the largest delta consists of swamps, quick sand & thick, impenetrable mangrove forest belt.

The history of Bengal is intertwined with the history of the broader Indian subcontinent and the surrounding regions of South Asia and Southeast Asia. It includes modern-day Bangladesh and the Indian states of West Bengal, Tripura and Assam’s Karimganj district, located in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent, at the apex of the Bay of Bengal and dominated by the fertile Ganges delta. The advancement of civilisation in Bengal dates back four millennia. The region was known to the ancient Greeks and Romans as Gangaridai, a powerful kingdom whose elephant forces led the withdrawal of Alexander the Great from Eastern India. The Ganges and the Brahmaputra rivers act as a geographic marker of the region, but also connects the region to the broader Indian subcontinent. Bengal, at times, has played an important role in the history of the Indian subcontinent. – WIKI

The area’s early history featured a succession of Indian empires, internal squabbling, and a tussle between Hinduism and Buddhism for dominance. Ancient Bengal was the site of several major Janapadas (kingdoms), while the earliest cities date back to the Vedic period. A thalassocracy and an entrepôt of the historic Silk Road, Ancient Bengal established colonies on Indian Ocean islands and in Southeast Asia; had strong trade links with Persia, Arabia and the Mediterranean that focused on its lucrative cotton muslin textiles. The region was part of several ancient pan-Indian empires, including the Mauryans and Guptas. It was also a bastion of regional kingdoms. The citadel of Gauda served as capital of the Gauda Kingdom, the Buddhist Pala Empire (eighth to 11th century) and Hindu Sena Empire (11th–12th century). This era saw the development of Bengali language, script, literature, music, art and architecture

RESERVATION

We are Registered with Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal. Authorised Marketing Agent (AMA) of West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation – WBTDC, &  Benfish-in-Tourism (Fishery Dept. Lodges). We are also approved by Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India

We are registered with ADTOI, IATO and TAAB