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Located in the eastern part of India with Himalayan ranges at its north and the Sunderbans at its Southern end, West Bengal is touched by all hues of Mother Nature and has plenty to offer to the traveller. It is a state that has produced the fiercest freedom fighters, the best academicians, the most celebrated poets and writers – like the Nobel Lauraete Rabindranath Nath Tagore, well known social reformers, and extremely talented musicians. The state is not just known for producing some of India’s greatest minds, but was also home to “ St. Mother Teresa” the tireless missionary. Bengal has a rich history and being ruled through the ages by many dynasties, finally after the fierce and decisive battle of Plassey the state was handed over to the Britishers who made Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) their capital city in India Kolkata. The long association with the British left an indelible impression on th state’s culture and education system and brought enormous social change. The state presents some of the marvelous landscape features and natural scenic beauty. Darjeeling Himalayan region in the north extreme, the highest peak of state Sandakphu, and the Sunderbans Mangrove forests housing the Royal Bengal Tiger to the extreme south, Santiniketan known for the World famous University and the abode of Nobel Laureate Tagore are some of the sites that cannot be missed. The buildings and palaces of the British colonial era presenting a blend of Neo Gothic, Baroque, Neo Classical, Oriental and Islamic are brilliant marvels of architecture. Terracotta temples of Bishnupur exhibit the architectural heritage and Hazarduari Palace built in the Indo European style with 1000 doors ( out of which 900 are real) known to have the world’s second largest chandelier and the largest staircase in India will only enthrall the visitors. Bengal steeped in history, heritage and culture is thus, a must see destination for every visitor to India.
Bengal, known as the land of Zamindars and Nawabs was the first capital of India and is culturally and ethnically a diverse state. With innumerable heritage buildings, several religious sites, and spectacular landscape with the snow capped Himalayas, the river Ganges, the mangrove forests of Sunderbans and the revered temples of Ma Kali make this State a most sought after destination in India.
This is a 260 kms. long route dotted with historical monuments, religious places,and eco friendly inhabitations. The River Ganges cruise will offer you a sneak peek into the Muslim and the colonial rule that prevailed in the Eastern India for many centuries.
Situated at the confluence of the River Ganga and Jalangi, Mayapur is the spiritual capital of the world with the Headquarters of the ISCKON temples being located here. It is believed that Lord Krishna’s incarnate Sri Chaitanya Mahabrabhu was born here in 1486 AD.
Darjeeling, a popular hill station since the colonial era situated at an elevation of 2050 mtrs features a blend of scenic beauty, breathtaking views of the snow capped Kanchenjunga mountains, dense forests, diverse cultures and many attractions including the famous Toy Train, monasteries, Tea plantations, spectacular sunrise and many more.
Dooars is a mystical magical land that has seen many ardent travelers, nature lovers and holiday makers since decades with its unparalleled beauty. For people who love the wilderness and are fascinated by forests and its inhabitants, Dooars can be a favourite holiday spot.
This tour will take you to the world famous Santiniketan, a small town near Bolpur, established by Maharishi Devendranath Tagore, and later expanded by son, the Nobel Lauraete Rabindranath Tagore, whose vision became what is now a University town, Vishwa Bharati University.
For those with a fascination in Wild life, this is an ideal tour that will take you through the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the world’s largest mangrove forest where you can spot tigers and other animals in their natural habitats.
This North east tour package gives you stunning view of the breathtaking mountains and the most spectacular landscapes with the flora and fauna making it the perfect haven for adventure enthusiasts and naturalists. The tranquility and serenity of these places gives the traveler the much needed break from the hustle and bustle of the metropolitan life.
This tour has been designed to make you explore the hidden treasures of West Bengal. You will get an insight into the rich historical, and cultural heritage of the state and be enthralled with the beautiful landscapes that the state has to offer.
Poush Mela is an annual fair and festival that takes place in Santiniketan, West Bengal, popularly known as the land of the Nobel Laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore.The key characteristic of this fair includes live performances of Bengal Folk music, notably (baul), dances, songs and tribal sports, which offers a perfect insight into the true heritage of the state of West Bengal.