Rural Craft and Cultural Hubs of West Bengal (Post Conference Tour)

Destination Cover: Pingla, Bishnupur,Tepantar, Natungram (West Bengal)
Length of tour: 03 Nights – 04 Days

Visiting community led responsible cultural tourism-

This tour will take you to the eastern Indian state of West Bengal and offers firsthand experience of responsible cultural tourism promoting  tangible and intangible heritage led by local community. You will visit villages of scroll painters, storytellers, Bauls and wood carvers..

Resource Person : Ms. Ananya Bhattacharya


Dec 16: Delhi – Kolkata (Flight 0650 hrs / 0905 hrs) Kolkata to Pingla – Scroll painters’ village-
Overnight stay at Bishnupur WBTDC lodge
Dec 17: Visit Terracotta temples of Bishnupur, community museum in Bikna – village of makers of Dokra (metal craft using ancient cire perdue)
Overnight stay at Tepantar Theatre Village
Dec  18: Visit Natungram Wooden Doll village, then Santiniketan, then Joydev Kenduli to interact with Bauls – the wandering minstrels of Bengal
Overnight stay at Tepantar
Dec 19: Return to Kolkata & flight to Delhi at 1345 hrs / 1555 hrs.

Package Cost Per Person on Twin Sharing: USD 705 (Subject to 12 paid pax traveling together)

Package includes:

  • 03 Nights’ accommodation at WBTDC lodge on twin sharing as per itinerary
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included
  • Monument entrance fee
  • Airport Pick-up & Drop only in Kolkata
  • Local travel by AC coaches in Kolkata
  • Delhi-Kolkata- Delhi Air ticket
  • All day mineral water bottle during tour
  • Transport & hotel taxes

Package does not include:

  • Optional Tours cost
  • Any expense of personal nature such as hard/soft drinks, laundry, phone/fax calls, tips etc.
  • Any other expense not mentioned in the Packages includes

Note: Air fare subject to change at the time of booking, in case any changes in fare will inform you.

You can also pay by the swift transfer. Bank details are given below

  • Bank Name: Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.
  • Bank Address: DLF Galleria Complex, DLF City, Phase – IV, Gurgaon, 122002, Haryana, India
  • Account Number: 0611732161
  • IFSC Code: KKBK0000291
  • MICR Code: 110485047
  • SWIFT Code: KKBKINBB (required for International Inward remittances)

For bookings & query contact to undersigned

Mr. Ravinder Rawat
M: +91-9650605609
E: [email protected]