ROYAL HERITAGE OF BENGAL TOUR
KOLKATA – GANGASAGAR – DAKHINESWAR – BELURMATH – SHANTINIKETAN – KOLKATA – SUNDERBAN – KOLKATA / DEPARTURE
Duration : 08 NIGHTS / 09 DAYS
Suggested tour itinerary is a flexible tour proposal and can be change as per the guest requirement. We provide tailor made itinerary as per the need of the guest if you want to add or remove any of the destination please advise us for modification so that you can enjoy best of your holidays in India.
Day 01: ARRIVE KOLKATA
Arrive at Kolkata airport / railway Station, meet and greet by ITM representative and transfer to hotel. Where our representative will assist you to check in at hotel and later explain the tour schedueld in detail and handover all the tour related documents to you. Rest of the day free to relax at hotel. Overnight at the hotel
Day 02: KOLKATA – LOCAL SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast proceed for full day local sightseeing visit High Court Building, Oldest Catholic Church in Calcutta, Howrah bridge, Vidyasagar setu, National Museum, Victoria Memorial, Kali Mandir, etc. Thereafter, we will return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Kolkata.
Day 03: KOLKATA – EXCURSION TO GANGASAGAR
After breakfast excursion visit to Gangasagar where the Ganga drains into the sea. It is considered to be of great religious significant & explore the Kapileshwar Muni Ashram- it is one Punya Tirtha among five Punya Dhams. Evening return back to hotel. Overnight Kolkata.
Day 04: KOLKATA – EXCURSION TO DAKHINESWAR & BELURMATH
After breakfast excursion visit to Dakhineshwar & Belurmath by boat cruise on river Hoogoli to visit Ramakrishnan mission. Also, we will be visiting the popular Jain Temple. Thereafter, we will be visiting the Mother Teressa House- Nirmal Hirdaya. Afternoon is free for shopping on your own. Later return back to the hotel. Overnight to Kolkata.
Day 05: KOLKATA – SHANTINEKTAN (TRAIN)
After breakfast transfer to railway station to board on train to Shantinektan. It was founded in 1901 by Noble Laureate Shri Rabindra Nath Tagore who visualizes a perfect harmony of humanity with nature. Art gallery & museum are important to be seen. On arrival, meeting assistance and transfer to hotel. After lunch, we will visit the Santal villages. The evening is free at leisure for shopping. Overnight Shantiniketan.
Day 06: SHANTINEKTAN – Kolkata (TRAIN)
After breakfast explore Shantiniketan area & the open air classes, Visva Bharti Campus, Rabindra museum, Deep Park, Amarkuthi, Kantalikota (a place of small temple but mythological interest). Later, we will board the train to Kolkata. On arrival, meeting assistance and transfer to hotel. Overnight Kolkata.
Day 07: KOLKATA – SUNDARBAN
After breakfast drive to the largest Litoral Mangrove belt in the world. It is a nature interpretation centre where one can gather experience about the different species & projects on Sunderban. We will also visit crocodile projects. Full day excursion inside the forest to search the world famous Royal Bengal tiger & crocodile. Departure by boat to Sajnekhali Tiger Projest, area for viewing wildlife, sajnekhali Museum, Mangrove Interpretation Centre & Watch Tower. Overnight Sundarban
Day 08: SUNDARBAN
After breakfast drive to visit onward journey to Dobanki Forest Reserve & various islands & creeks. A thrilling boat cruise inside creeks and dense forest through numerous rivers while visiting Dobanki Watch Tower where the canopy walk inside the forest sends chills down your body (experience the life in which caged animals live in, while getting an all around view of the forest). Also, we will visit the spotted Deer Rehabilitation centre. Thereafter, we will cruise through Matla – Sea face (the point from where the Bay of Bengal can be seen)- Cruising back the 5 river junction to Pitchkhali. Later return back to the resort for Lunch. In the evening, we will promenade around the neighboring villages to interact with the local community at a typical Sunderban settlement their local art, Culture & Way of life (how man & tiger coexist in such a difficult terrain. In simple words a rendezvous stay the rural Bengal. Overnight Sundarban.
Day 09: SUNDARBAN – KOLKATA / DEPARTURE
In the morning after tea, we will departure for Sudhanyakhali & various creeks & Islands, breakfast onboard Brunch. later transfer to the Airport / Railway Station for your onward destination with the happy memories of your tour and our services.