Kolkata is India’s second-biggest city is a daily festival of human existence, simultaneously noble and squalid, cultured and desperate. Kolkata is regarded as India’s intellectual and cultural capital. Kolkata is the ideal place to experience the mild, fruity tang of Bengali cuisine. Friendlier than India’s other metropolises, this is a city you ‘feel’ more than simply visit. Shantiniketan is a great centre for higher studies in arts and known for the famous Vishva Bharati University. It is mainly known for the university set up by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore
Daywise Itinerary for Heritage and Cultural Tour (Kolkata 3N - Shantiniketan 2N)
Day 01: Kolkata Airport / Rly. Station – City Hotel Meet & Greet on arrival at Airport / Railway Station & transfer to hotel. Check-in to hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Kolkata.
Day 02: Kolkata – Shantiniketan (210 kms / 4 hrs)After early breakfast check out from hotel & transfer to Shantiniketan. Shantiniketan was founded in 1901 by Noble Laureate Shri. Rabindra Nath Tagore who visualized a perfect harmony of humanity with nature. Arrive & Check in at hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Shantiniketan.
Day 03: Shantiniketan SightseeingAfter breakfast visit Kopai & Khoai River, Amar Kutir (Handicraft Center), Visva - Bharati University Campus, the complex at "Uttarayan", Art Gallery, Museum & Ballavpur Deer Park. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at Shantiniketan
.Day 04: Shantiniketan - Kolkata (210 kms / 4 hrs) After breakfast check out from hotel & drive to Kolkata. Arrive & Check in at hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Kolkata.
Day 05: Kolkata City Tour After breakfast start for full day Kolkata city tour covering Howrah Bridge*, Belur Math, Vivekananda Setu*, Dakshineswar Temple, GPO*, Writers Building*, Eden Garden Stadium*, St. Pauls Cathedral Church, Victoria Memorial, Mother House & Birla Temple. Overnight stay at Kolkata. (*Drive Pass)
Day 06: Kolkata Hotel – Kolkata Airport / Rly. Station After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to Airport / Railway Station for onward journey.
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