5 Wonders of Bankura Bishnupur Trip

Bishnupur presents an opportunity of heritage tourism to the tourists all over the world. Belonging to the Bankura district of West Bengal it has a glorious history and some of the best preserved terracotta temples of historical significance can be found in Bishnupur. Only 130 kilometers from the capital city of Kolkata, it is a lovely getaway from the din and bustle of busy metro life and be lost in the charm of the historical marvels.

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Acharya Jogesh Chandra Purakriti Bhawan

The museum that relate to art and archeology where you can find tools from Mesolithic and Paleolithic era, metal ornaments, terracotta sculptures, etc. This Museum accounts for the coins and artifacts from the very ancient days of rulers in Bishnupur, starting from the Gupta kings to the Pal kingdom. Also, there are contemporary art and paintings, manuscripts and rare photographs. A section of the Purakriti Bhawan is dedicated to the musical culture of Bishnupur Gharana and has many instruments and photographs displayed. It remains open on Saturdays and Sundays and a must see for archeology and history lovers.

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Terrakota Temples

Its parallel has not been found elsewhere in India and it may be considered as the pride of Bishnupur for its unique shape. Unique Architectural manifestions built by the Malla Kings & other rulers and some of the significant masterpiece are maintained by the ASI, providing lighting facilities and conserving the flimsy terracotta craftsmanship that is etched on each and every deliberate brick and wall of them. Some of the temples stands on a raised square laterite plinth with a pyramidal structure, some are decorated with circular galleries, some of them are hut-like structures with separate angled roofs held together by a tower at the crown with innumerable terracotta artwork on both exterior and interior walls. Must visit for all travellers. Some of the renowned structures are Rashmancha, Shyam Rai, Kesto Rai, Kalachand, Jorbangla, Madanmohan, Lalji, Radheshyam, Radhabinod, Nandalal, Sridhar etc.

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Historical Structures & Antiques

The mysterious Gum Ghar was responsible for the disappearance of the evil doers. As the name suggests the structure was possibly used for punishing the offenders and guilty persons. Pathar Darwaja is the double storied gate accommodated troops and narrow slits allowed the archers and the gunmen to fire their shots. There is a small two storied chariot made of laterite stone. It was possibly built in seventeenth century. The lower portion of this structure is similar to Rasmancha, the upper part is similar to other Ekratna temples. Garh Darwaja or Chota Patthar Darwaja is a terracotta gateway, a destination famous for its terracotta masonry. At a short distance from this gateway lies another gateway which is larger in size and is known as the Bara Patthar Darwaja or Main Gateway of Bishnupur. Dalmadal is a canon which represents the sacrifice and struggle of the people of this region. The cannon named as dal madol was built by the malla kings to fight the maratha invasion. This canon was made with iron and have not any type of rust on this canon though it is exposed to rain and sun since 18th century.

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Amazing Crafts of Bishnupur

Terracotta is characteristic of Bishnupur. Apart from the temples, terracotta pottery, artifacts and even jewellery made in this very traditional material is famous. The potters here derive their inspiration from the glorious history of kings, soldiers and wars. Bishnupur is also known for its silk (tussar), particularly the Baluchari Sarees. Woven on unusual punch-card looms, these sarees have episodes from the Mahabharata woven into the border and pallu. Bell Metal Craftware, conch-shell jewellery is also available here. Bankura Horse – Now the symbol of Indian handicrafts – available both in the terracotta and wood versions. You will find the famous “Bankura Horse” and different terracotta tiles, each of them telling a different story. Baluchari Saris – another famous Bishnupur product. Traditional woven with Ramayana and Mahabharata symbols but modern versions are also available. Bell Metal Craft, Conch Shell Craft, Metal Sheet Lantern Craft and the Majestic Dashabatar Taash (Type of playing card) will certainly touch your mind.

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The Famous Terrakota Art :: Bankura Horse & Manasha Chali

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Interesting Rikshaw Ride

You can explore the temple town “Bishnupur” through walking but one of the most thrilling ways is by a “Ricksha”. Enjoy the memorable ricksha ride through the lanes and historic neighborhoods, on this easily-customizable 1, 2 or 3 hour tour offering several different areas. Sit back and relax as your local driver peddles you past some of the town’s iconic sites, lovely monuments, and historic spots as you go. The ride is very smooth and calm and you can enjoy the best view. The ride may be one of the most amazing experiences ever.

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RESERVATION: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS (P) LTD

Registered with Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal. Authorised Marketing Agent (AMA) of West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation – WBTDC, &  Benfish-in-Tourism Lodges)

Sikkim Commerce House, 4/1 Middleton Street, Ground Floor, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal.

West Bengal Tourism

West Bengal Tourism

West Bengal offers a variety of choice to a traveller from being the sweetest state to culinary, cultural, spiritual, film, wildlife and adventure tourism. Bengal is fast emerging as an all-weather destination welcoming tourists on business, social, and leisure trips throughout the year, and in terms of variety of products, the State can be matched by few States. It is said that belying perceptions in certain quarters, Bengal has ranked fifth in foreign tourist footfall in 2016-17, while it is placed eighth in domestic visitor arrival for three consecutive years till 2016-17.

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Registered with Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal. Authorised Marketing Agent (AMA) of West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation – WBTDC, &  Benfish-in-Tourism Lodges)

Sikkim Commerce House, 4/1 Middleton Street, Ground Floor, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal.

Kenduli Mela – Poush Mela – Gangasagar Mela

Seat Availability Update Date: 30th November 2019

  • Poush Mela – 2 Dates announced. 23rd Dec & 25th Dec 2019 
  • Gangasagar Mela – 14th January 2019 to 15th January 2019 
  • Kenduli Mela – 15th January 2019 to 16th January 2019 

POUSH MELA (2 Night 3 Days) 

KOLKATA – SHANTINIKETAN – KANKALITALA – KOLKATA

with Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks & Dinner

POUSH MELA ITINERARY

1ST DAY:

  • 8.00 AM – Assemble at Tourism Centre, Kolkata
  • 8.30 AM – Departure from Tourism Centre with Packed Breakfast.
  • 11.00 AM – Halt at Shaktigarh for Tea Break.
  • 11.30 AM – Departure from Shaktigarh .
  • 12.45 PM – Reach at Shantiniketan Tourist Lodge.
  • 1.30 PM –  Lunch.
  • 3.00 PM – To visit at Kankalitala.
  • 6.00 PM – Return from Kankalitala, Evening Tea & Snacks.
  • 9.00 PM – Dinner at Shantiniketan Tourist Lodge.

2ND DAY:

  • 9.00 AM – Breakfast at Shantiniketan Tourist Lodge.
  • 1.00 PM – Lunch, after lunch tourist will visit Mela ground on their own      (1Km).
  • 6.00 PM – Tea & Evening snacks at Santiniketan TL.
  • 9.00 PM – Dinner  at Shantiniketan Tourist Lodge.

3RD DAY:

  • 8.00 AM – Breakfast.
  • 11.30 AM –  Lunch at Shantiniketan Tourist Lodge.
  • 12.00 Noon – Start for the return journey to Kolkata.
  •  6.00 PM – Reach Kolkata.

N.B:

  • Pacakage Includes: Transportation ,Accommodation in Twin Sharing Room Basis, All Meals.
  • Timings & Itinerary May be changed due to unavoidable circumstances.
(AC COTTAGE ACCOMMODATION)
SL No Start Date End Date Base Price Seat Availability
1 23rd Dec 2019 25th Dec 2019  8500.00 16
2 25th Dec 2019 27th Dec 2019  8500.00 00
(AC ROOM ACCOMMODATION)
SL No Start Date End Date Base Price Seat Availability
1 23rd Dec 2019 25th Dec 2019 7800.00 NOT ANNOUNCED
2 25th Dec 2019 27th Dec 2019 7800.00 NOT ANNOUNCED

KENDULI MELA (1 Night 2 Days)

KOLKATA – SHANTINIKETAN – KENDULI MELA GROUND – KOLKATA

KENDULI MELA – 1 NIGHT 2 DAYS

DAY-1:

  • 7.30 AM – Report at Tourism Centre.
  • 8.00 AM – Departure by AC Bus with Packed Breakfast.
  • 12.30 PM – Reach Rangabitan.
  • 3.30 PM – Visit Mela  Ground.
  • Night Stay  at SRangabitan.

DAY-2:

  • 8.00 AM – Breakfast.
  • 12.00 NOON – Lunch,  after Lunch check out from Rangabitan.
  • 5.00 PM –  Reach Kolkata. Tour End

N.B:

  • Itinerary is subject to change,
  • Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accommodation on Twin Sharing Basis , Transportation
SL No Start Date End Date Base Price Seat Availability
1 15th Jan 2019 16th Jan 2019  4900.00 NOT ANNOUNCED

GANGASAGAR MELA (1Night 2Days)  

KOLKATA – DIAMOND HARBOUR – KOCHUBERIA – GANGASAGAR MELA GROUND – KOLKATA

GANGSAGAR MELA – 1NIGHT 2 DAYS – 14TH-15TH JANUARY 2020

DAY-1:

  • 7.30 AM- Report at Tourism Centre, Kolkata
  • 8.00 AM- Departure from Tourism Centre  by AC Bus for Diamond Harbour with packed Breakfast.
  • 10.00 AM- Reach Diamond Harbour and board at MV Chitrarekha/MV Sarbajaya, tea will be served.
  • 1.00 PM- Lunch.
  • 4.00 PM-Reach   Kochuberia ,Night Stay at Kochuberia, Dinner will be served on board.

Day-2:

  • 2.30 AM(Next day)- Tea will be served.
  • 4.00 AM- Start from Kochuberia  Jetty towards Bus Stand by walking (10 Mins), Bus will be halt at Helipad ground at Gangasagar Island (30KMS,Approx).
  • 5.00 AM-After Bath , visit Temple.
  • 7.00 AM- Breakfast.
  • 10.00 AM- Bus will start from Sagar Island and lunch will be served.
  • 4.00 PM-  Reach Diamond Harbour.
  • 6.00 PM- Reach Kolkata .

N.B: 

  • Includes:  Accommodation in Vessel, Transporation,  All Meals (Veg).
  • Timings and Itinerary may be changed due to some unavoidable circumstances.
 Trip By M.V. SARBAJAYA
SL No Start Date End Date Seat Availability
1 14th Jan 2020 15th Jan 2020   00
Trip By M.V. CHITRAREKHA
SL No Start Date End Date Seat Availability
1 14th Jan 2020 15th Jan 2020   00

Reservation: Khorlo Tours & Travels (Private) Ltd

Registered with Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal. Authorised Marketing Agent (AMA) of West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation – WBTDC, &  Benfish-in-Tourism Lodges)

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

Deposit Cheque or Cash at 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

Deposit Cheque or Cash at Axis Bank Ltd, Park Street Branch,  CAL WB Kolkata 700016, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: 916020009224065
RTGS / IFSC Code: UTIB0002780

Deposit Cheque or Cash at 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.

Santiniketan Basanta Utsav

BASANTA UTSAV (2 NIGHT 3 DAYS) (AC COTTAGE ACCOMMODATION)

KOLKATA-SHANTINIKETAN-KANKALITALA-KOLKATA

with Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks & Dinner

Cost: Rs.8600/- only

SL No Start Date End Date Base Price Seat Availability
1 20th March 2019 22nd March 2019 8600.00  00

BASANTA UTSAV (2 NIGHT 3 DAYS) (AC ROOM ACCOMMODATION)

KOLKATA-SHANTINIKETAN-KANKALITALA-KOLKATA

with Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks & Dinner

Cost: Rs.-/- only

SL No Start Date End Date Base Price Seat Availability
Reservation: Khorlo Tours & Travels (Private) Ltd

Registered with Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal. Authorised Marketing Agent (AMA) of West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation – WBTDC, &  Benfish-in-Tourism Lodges)

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

Deposit Cheque or Cash at 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

Deposit Cheque or Cash at Axis Bank Ltd, Park Street Branch,  CAL WB Kolkata 700016, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: 916020009224065
RTGS / IFSC Code: UTIB0002780

Deposit Cheque or Cash at 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.

Shakti Trail :: Tarapith – Nalhati – Sainthiya – Bakreshwar

Seat Availability Update : Will be announced soon

SHAKTI TRAIL

  • Duration: 2 Night 3 Days
  • Itinerary: BOLPUR-TARAPITH-NALHATI- SAINTHIYA-BAKRESWAR-KANKALITALA -KOLKATA
  • Departure: 7 AM
  • Package Cost: Rs.7500/- + Service Tax

Itinerary for Shakti Trail

 Day 01: Kolkata

  • 08.00 AM:  Reporting at Tourism Centre, 3/2 B.B.D Bag, Kolkata-700001, transfer to Santiniketan (180km) with packed breakfast.
  • 1.30 PM : lunch at Shantiniketan TL.(own cost)
  • Afternoon free for visiting Viswabharati University Campus, marketing and individual activities.
  • 7.00 PM: Cultural programme at Tourist Lodge Premises by Folk artists
  • Dinner & Night halt at Santiniketan Tourist Lodge (OWN COST)

 Day 02: Bolpur- Tarapeeth – Nalhati – Sainthiya – Bakreswar

  • 07.00 AM: Whole day tour departs with packed B/fast
  • 09.00 AM : Reach Tarapith ( 65 km) and darshan, Time 1 hr 15 min
  • 10.30 AM : Depart for Nalhati (16 km)
  • 11.00 AM : Reach Nalhati, Darshan of Nalateswari (Throat of Sati fell here), Time 20 min
  • 11.30 AM : Depart for Sainthiya (45km)
  • 1.00 PM: Reach Sainthiya, Darshan of Nandikeswari(Necklace of Sati fell here), Time 20 min
  • 1.30 PM : Depart for Siuri(20km)
  • 2.00 PM: Lunch break at Siuri (Own cost), Time 45 min
  • 3.00 PM: Depart for Bakreswar(20km)
  • 3.30 PM: Reach Bakreswar. Darshan of temple (Portion between eyebrows of Sati fell here) and Hotspring.Time 45 min
  • 4.30 PM: Depart for Shantiniketan(50km)
  • 6.30 PM : Reach Santiniketan TL
  • Night halt at Santiniketan Tourist Lodge

 Day 03: Bolpur-Kankalitala-Labhpur

  • 07.30 AM: B/fast at Shantiniketan TL
  • 8.15 AM : Depart for Kankalitala
  • 8.30 AM : Reach Kankalitala and Darshan (Bone of Waist of Sati fell here).Time 20 min
  • 9.00 AM: Depart for Labhpur(30 Km)
  • 10.00 AM: Reach Labhpur. Darshan of Phullara Devi (Lips of Sati fell here) Time 20 min
  • 10.30 AM : Depart Labhpur for Shantiniketan
  • 11.30 AM : Reach Shantiniketan TL.(check out)
  • Lunch at Tourist Lodge (OWN COST)
  • 1.30 PM : Depart for Kolkata(180 Km)
  • 6.00 PM : Expected time of arrival at Kolkata

 Terms & Conditions:

  • Includes: Transportation by A/C Coach; Accommodation in A/c Rooms on twin sharing basis; Breakfast
  • Excludes: Lunch and dinner own cost
  • Itinerary and timings are subject to change
SL No Start Date End Date Base Price Seat Availability
1 7500.00
SL No Start Date End Date Base Price Seat Availability
2 7500.00

Reservation: Khorlo Tours & Travels (Private) Ltd

Registered with Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal. Authorised Marketing Agent (AMA) of West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation – WBTDC, &  Benfish-in-Tourism Lodges)

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

Deposit Cheque or Cash at 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

Deposit Cheque or Cash at Axis Bank Ltd, Park Street Branch,  CAL WB Kolkata 700016, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: 916020009224065
RTGS / IFSC Code: UTIB0002780

Deposit Cheque or Cash at 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.

Tarakeshwar – Jairambati – Kamarpukur Tour

Seat Availability Update : Not announced yet

Tarakeshwar – Jairambati – Kamarpukur

  • Duration: Day Visit by AC Bus
  • Departure: 7 AM
  • Arrival At Kolkata: 9 PM
  • Package Cost: 2000/-

Reservation: Khorlo Tours & Travels (Private) Ltd

Registered with Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal. Authorised Marketing Agent (AMA) of West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation – WBTDC, &  Benfish-in-Tourism Lodges)

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

Deposit Cheque or Cash at 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

Deposit Cheque or Cash at Axis Bank Ltd, Park Street Branch,  CAL WB Kolkata 700016, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: 916020009224065
RTGS / IFSC Code: UTIB0002780

Deposit Cheque or Cash at 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.

Bankura Bishnupur Mukutmanipur Tour

BANKURA BISHNUPUR PACKAGE TOUR

  • KOLKATA – BISHNUPUR – MUKUTMANIPUR – JAYAMBATI – KAMARPUKUR – KOLKATA
  • Package Includes Transport, Accommodation, Breakfast
  • Duration: 2 Nights & 3 Days
  • Package Cost: Rs.5000/- only

DAY-1

  • 6.30 AM: Report at Tourism Centre.
  • 7.00 AM: Departure from Tourism Centre(packed breakfast en-route).
  • 11.00 AM: Arrive at Bishnupur  Tourist Lodge.(Lunch own cost).
  • 3.00 PM:  Local Sightseeing at Bishnupur
  • Night Halt At Bishnupur Tourist Lodge (dinner  own cost).

DAY-2

  • 7.30AM: Breakfast.
  • Start for Visit to Mukutmanipur (Lunch own cost)
  • 5.00 PM : Arrive Bishnupur Tourist Lodge
  • Free hours for marketing.
  • Night Halt At Bishnupur Tourist Lodge (dinner  own cost).

DAY-3

  • 7.30 AM: Breakfast.
  • 8.30 AM : Departure from Bishnupur Tourist Lodge .
  • 9.30  AM:  Visit Jairambati, Kamarpukur
  • 12.00 Noon: Return journey to Kolkata.
  • TOUR END.

NOTE:

  • Only Breakfast, Accommodation is included in the package,
  •  ITINERARY is subject to change.


Reservation