Music Magic : Fixed Date Tour package of 12N/13D to Kolkata and experiencing cultural tourism at villages in South Bengal covering Baul music and village festival
On November 14th, 2019 the tourists shall arrive at Kolkata and look around Kolkata the next day. On November 16th, the tourists shall visit Pingla to see the 10th edition of Patachitra Mela (POT MAYA- scroll painters’ village who use natural colour) and return to Kolkata. On November 17th, the tourists shall travel to Sunderbans and stay there overnight. The next day, they shall explore Sunderbans in detail and interact with the communities. The next day that is 19th November, they shall return to Kolkata. On November 20th, tourists shall visit Nimidih, Purulia. On 21st November, the tourists shall see Chau dance and the Chau mask maker’s village and stay overnighjt at Nimdih Gandhi Ashram. They shall visit Baul Fakiri Mela at Tepantar on 22nd November. On 23rd, the tourists shall enjoy the 10th edition of Baul Fakir festival and during daytime visit Santiniketan, the place of Tagore.
The tourists will stay at a hotel in Kolkata, Sunderban and Darjeeling, at Eco Tourism Cottage in Nimidih Gandhi ashram and Tepantar theatre Village.
Christmas in Bengal : Fixed Date Tour package of 6N/7D or 12N/13D to West Bengal, experiencing heritage & cultural tourism and village festivals
6N/7D tour package
On December 18th, 2019 the tourists shall arrive at Kolkata and look around Kolkata the next day. On December 20th, the tourists visit Pingla to see Patachitra(how they use natural colour) and that very night take a night train to Purulia. On 21st, they reach Nimdih and visit Charida, the village of Chau Mask Makers and on the very day enjoy the 9th edition of Chau Jhumur Festival. On 22nd, the tourists shall visit the terracotta temples of Bishnupur and spend the night at the Theatre village of Tepantar. The next day, the tourists can explore its neighbourhood and get to interact with Baul musicians at Kenduli and visit Santiniketan, the place of Tagore too. They shall return to Kolkata on December 24th.
12N/13D tour package
There are two options in this category. The journey begins on December 18th and the schedule stays the same as mentioned above till 23rd. The first option is- On 24th, the tourists shall visit Wooden doll hub and Kantha embroidery hub, on 25th the tourists can enjoy Christmas at Santiniketan and return to Kolkata the next day. From 27th-29th Dec, the tourists can enjoy the 3rd edition of Sundarban Folk Festival and return to Kolkata the next day. The second option is the same till December 23rd after which The tourists shall return to Kolkata and take a flight to Bagdogra for Darjeeling. Therefore the tourists can enjoy Christmas in Darjeeling and return to Kolkata to enjoy Sundarban Folk Festival from December 27th-29th. They shall leave for Kolkata the next day.
The tourists shall stay in a hotel in Kolkata, Darjeeling and Sundarban. Eco tourism cottages will be arranged for tourists staying at Tepantar Theatre Village and Nimdih Gandhi Ashram.
Celebrating Peace : Fixed Date Tour package of 14N/15D covering Kolkata and Goa, experiencing music festival and heritage based cultural tourism
On January 25th, 2020, the tourists shall arrive at Kolkata and look around Kolkata the next day. On January 27th, they shall visit Pingla to see Patachitra(how they use natural colour) and move to Theatre village of Tepantar. They shall take a tour around Joydev Kenduli and Santiniketan, the place of Tagore on 28th and on 29th, see Bikna Dokra Village and Bishnupur Terracotta temples. From January 31st to February 2nd, the tourists shall enjoy the 10th edition of World Peace Music Festival: Sur Jahan at Kolkata and travel with music teams to Goa the next day. This can be one option. On Februrary 4th, the guests to visit one of the best sea beaches in Goa along with the music bands and enjoy Sur Jahan in Goa on Feb 5 to 7. On February 8, they leave Goa.
For people arriving directly in Goa, we offer the festival till 7th Feb and then a special tour in Goa covering farmland, beach side stay, exploring mangrove and walking tour in Old Portuguese colony.
The tourists shall be staying in a hotel in Kolkata and Goa and in Eco Tourism Cottage in Tepantar theatre Village.
Celebrating Folk Holi and experiencing heritage & cultural tourism
6N/7D tour package
On March 5th, 2020 the tourists shall arrive at Kolkata and look around Kolkata the next day. On March 7th, tourists visit Pingla to see Patachitra (how they use natural colour) and Sabang for Madur (Natural Mat weaving). From March 8th-9th, the tourists shall enjoy Folk Holi Festival at Nimdih and return to Kolkata on March 10th.
9N/10D tour package
The schedule of March 5th to 10th remains the same but on March 11th, the tourists visit Bikna, Bankura to see Dokra, Bisnhupur to see terracotta temples and stay overnight at tepantar theatre village. On March 12th, the tourists shall explore the Tepantar neighbor where they can interact with Baul musicians. On 13th, they will visit Tagore’s place, Santiniketan. They shall return to Kolkata on March 14th.
The tourists will stay at a hotel in Kolkata, in Eco tourism Cottage in Tepantar Theatre Village and Nimdih Gandhi Ashram.