Cultural Tourism at Bengal

Weekend travel and work from vacation is one of the key ideas behind the “Incredible India Weekend Getaways” where a short weekend trip can transcend into an unforgettable experience where travellers would experience Heritage and Nature-based attractions, toy stories at the villages of Natungram, Bikna, Panchmura or Charida, try their hands at handicrafts with the artisans of rural Bengal at Pingla, Sabang etc. and witness a plethora of folk performances at Joydev Kenduli, Purulia, Sunderbans, Dooars and the Himalayas. The basket to choose from is extremely rich and varied.


Experience the Rural Cultural Tourism with Bengal Local – Special Weekend Trips to art and craft destinations of Bengal as part of ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ Campaign –  10 cultural milieu of folk artists covering the districts of Purba and Paschim Bardhaman, Birbhum, Purulia, Bankura, Murshidabad, South 24 Parganas, Purba and Paschim Medinipur. Explore the craft hubs of Bengal. Incredible India Weekend Getaways… Go Local – Go Rural.

Do not miss … This is a unique opportunity for the travellers to explore the hitherto less travelled-to destinations such as Monchasha, Pingla, Jalangi, Charkol, Charida, Balarampur, Tepantar, Natungram, 12th Mile Village, Kafer Village and Bunkulung which are hidden gems of West Bengal.
Pingla Village
Patachitra – Pingla Village, Paschim Medinipur – West Midnapore District
Madur Kathi art at Sabang – Sarta Village, Paschim Medinipur – West Midnapore District
Cho Mask making village, Charida (Chorda), Purulia District
Baul song at Joydeb, Kenduli, Birbhum District
Cultural performances at Sundarban, South 24 Pargana District
Dokra Art at Bikna, Bankura District
Terrakota Horse at Panchmura Village, Bankura District
Wood carving at Natungram Village, East Burdwan District.
Cho Dance at Maldi, Balarampur, Purulia District
Kantha Stich art at Nanoor Village, Birbhum District
Sonajhurir Haat at Santiniketan, Birbhum District
Jalangi (Murshidabad District) and Gorbhanga (Nadia District) are two important cultural hub of Bengal
Theatre Village - Tepantar
Tepantar Theatre Village at Paschim Bardhaman (West Burdwan) District
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