Places to see
- Birla Industrial and Technological Museum
- Belur Math
- Howrah bridge
- Marble Palace
- Victoria Memorial
- Vidyasagar Setu
- Sagar Island
Best time to visit: March to June and September to December
Culture: Drama and theatre is an essential part of the Bengali culture. Being the land of Bankim Chandra, Rabindranath and Aurobindo, West Bengal is said to be the birth place of Modern Indian literature. Music and dances are also integral parts of the Bengali culture.
Food: Bhaat (rice) and Machher jhol (fish curry), Kolkata Rassagolla. Highlights: Victoria Memorial and Golden Beach.
Top Hotels: Taj Bengal, The Oberoi Grand, The Park Kolkata, Hindustan International, Hotel MBD Airport, Hotel Circular, Hotel Lytyonn.
Shopping: you can buy Baluchari Silk Saris, Items made of shola, conch-shell, Dhokra and metal cast items, Jute Products, Cane & Bamboo work and mats, Clay models and terracotta items.
Climate: In summer the average temperature is 38 degree to 45 degree. Winter lasts about three months, is mild over the plains, the average minimum temperature not falling 15 C.
How to Reach
By Air: The nearest airport is Kolkata. It is well linked to Delhi and all major cities.
By Road: Well Connected with the major cities.
By Rail: Howrah and Sealdah are the main railway stations in Calcutta. Calcutta is well connected with the major cities.
Duration: 4 Days/3 Nights
Places to visit: Delhi - Kolkata - Sundarbans - Bakkhli - Kolkata - Delhi
Day 1: (Delhi Arrival)
On the arrival at the Delhi IGI airport you will reach Delhi and will be accompanied to the hotel that has been booked in advance. After reaching hotel you can go sightseeing tour in Delhi like go for historical places, shopping in Chandi Chowk etc. After enjoying the day you will return back the hotel for the overnight stay and dinner.
Day 2: (Delhi - Kolkata)
After having breakfast you will go to Kolkata from flight. You will check into the hotel Kolkata. After refreshment you can see the attractions like Belur Math, Botanical Garden, Dakshineshwar Temple, Howarh Bridge, Jain Temple, Kali Temple, Marble Palace, Nakhoda Mosque, National Library, Rabindra Sarobar, Raj Bhavan, Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Sahid Minar (Ochterlony Monument), St.Paul's Cathedral, Victoria Memorial, Zoological Gardens.Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel in Kolkata.
Day 3: (Kolkata - Sundarbans)
In morning after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Sundarbans which is popular and the biggest colony of the `Royal Bengal Tigers'. Later at night dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel in Kolkata.
Day 4: (Sundarbans - Bakkhli)
After breakfast you will go for the second popular sea resort of West Bengal is Bakkhali, situated only 132 kms away from Calcutta, It is quiet and charming.
Day 5: (Bakkhli - Kolkata - Delhi)
After breakfast you will return to the Delhi from flight.