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Durga Puja Tour Packages with Site Seeing

 

 

Durga Puja 2016 Tour Packages with Sightseeing: Overview

Durga Puja is one of the most popular festivals in India. This is a major festival in Kolkata and celebrated in various parts of the country. The Durga Puja is the worship of Goddess Durga and celebration of Durga Puja is grand in every sense. It's a nine day festival that involves a number of rituals and customs the attraction of tourist while durga pooja. Holidaytravel.co makes your west bengal tour with success and comfortable trip package. In this package you have a chance to attend durga pooja and have a great chance to see the culture and freedom life style to Kolkata

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West Bengal Tourism has once again launched exclusive Puja Parikrama packages for the year 2016.

 

 

Why you must visit Kolkata to attend Durga Puja 2016

Kolkata is popular city of west bengal and it is also famous for Durga pooja which held in Navratri 2nd to 11th October 2016. This festival celebrated every year in Kolkata and tourist must visit kolkata during the period of Durga pooja in which Bengalis celebrate this festival with main priority. Durga pooja is most famous and important festival for Bengalis during Durga pooja Kolkata turns into a city of lights and mass celebrations. People pour into the streets in hoards, visiting "pandals " that houses the clay models of the goddess Durga. This festival is celebrated continues nine days. Navratri means "nine nights" in Sanskrit, and on each day of the festival, nine different forms of shakti or Mother Durga are worshipped.  In West Bengal, this festival occurs primarily on days six through ten of Navratri.  On the tenth day, Durga's victory over evil is celebrated as Vijayadashami as Dussehra.

  

                                                                                (Durga Puja)

 

 

  

2016 Durga Puja Package Details

Udbodhoni (17 and 18 October) package includes all night pre-puja tour and will cover pandals at College Square, Mudiali Club, Badamtala Ashar Sangha, Kashi Bose Lane, Baghbazar Sarbojonin, Ekdalia Evergreen, Hatibagan Sarbojonin, 66 Pally, Singhi Park and Park Circus.

Sanatani-I (8 AM to 12:30 PM on 20 and 21 October) package consists of Durga Pujas in Khelat Ghosh Bari, Sobhabazar Rajbari, Chhatubabu &Latubabu’s House, Chandra Bari, Rani Rashmoni’s House, Thantania Dutta Bari and Baghbazar.

Sanatani-II (2 PM to 6 PM on 20 and 21 October) package consists of Durga Pujas in Khelat Ghosh Bari, Sobhabazar Rajbari, Chhatubabu & Latubabu’s House, Chandra Bari, Rani Rashmoni’s House, Thantania Dutta Bari and Baghbazar.

Hooghly Safar: Another package includes tours of Durga Pujas in the districts. This will be held on 20, 21 and 22 October, travelling to various Puja pandals in Hooghly.

 

 

Durga Puja 2016 Tour Packages with Sightseeing: Rates & Hotel

Package Category Hotel City Peak Season Off Season
Standard Package Bhammar's Inn Kolkata Rs.8,999 Rs.7,999
Delux Package Celesta Hotel Kolkata Rs.11,999 Rs.9,999
Luxury Package The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata Kolkata Rs.17,999 Rs.15,999

 

Other Inclusions :- 

  • Airport/Railway Station Pickup drop from Chandigarhr Airport
  • One day attend Durga Pooja
  • Kolkata 3 Night Stay with Breakfast
  • Full Site Seeing as included in Itinerary
  • AC Car with Driver
  • All Taxes

 

 

 

Durga Puja 2016 Tour Packages with Sightseeing: Itinerary

 

Day 01: Arrival at Kolkata

Arrive at Kolkata airport or railway station and you will transfer to hotel and rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight stay in Kolkata

 

Day 02:  Attending Durga pooja in Kolkata

After breakfast you will visit for attending durga pooja which is most famous festival in Kolkata. After darshan of Goddess Durga and having a lunch in nearby restaurant. Then you will visit to see the famous dance of Kolkata which is “Dhunuchi Naach” in the evening back to hotel. Overnight stay in Kolkata

 

 

Day 03:  Local sightseening of Kolkata

After breakfast you will visit city tour of Kolkata which include Vivekananda Setu, Howrah Bridge ,GPO, Writers Building, Eden Garden Stadium. After lunch you will visit to see such more sites which is  St. Pauls Cathedral Church, Mother House. After Sightseeing return to the hotel .Overnight stay at Kolkata.

 

Vivekananda Setu :  This is a bridge over the Hooghly River in West Bengal  it is a multispan steel bridge and was built to provide road and rail link between the Calcutta Port and its hinterland The first train that ran across the bridge was named Jagmal Raja Howrah Express The Bridge was built with eight spans laid at distance of 300 ft each. The length of bridge is almost half mile with 10 km approach roads on both sides. The foundation laid with well-sinking 100 ft down the river beds, girding, erection of abutments, arching was all done by Jagmal Raja.[3][4] This Railway bridge is also important in annals of History of Railway in India because the Railway for the first time crossed over River Hooghly and reached Calcutta at Sealdah Terminus

 

 

Writers Building:  The Writers' Building often shortened to just Writers This originally served as the office for writers of the British East India Company, hence the name. Designed by Thomas Lyon in 1777, the Writers' Building has gone through several extensions over the years.The giant pediment at the centre is crowned with the statue of Minerva. The terrac  also contains several other statues and notable among them are four clusters of statues, christened 'Justice', 'Commerce', 'Science' and 'Agriculture', with the Greek gods and goddesses of these four streams

 

 

Eden Gardens:  Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata, India. It is the home of the Bengal cricket team and the IPL's Kolkata Knight Riders, as well as being a venue for Test, ODI and T20I matches.[3] With a seating capacity of 66,000, it is the largest cricket stadium in India, and the second-largest cricket stadium in the world behind the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Eden Gardens has been called "cricket's answer to the Colosseum" and is widely acknowledged to be one of the most iconic cricket stadiums in the world.

 

                                                           

                                                                               (Eden Garden)

 

St. Paul's Cathedral:  St. Paul's Cathedral is a Anglican cathedral in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, noted for its Gothic architecture. It is the seat of the Diocese of Calcutta  It is said to be the largest cathedral in Kolkata and the first Episcopal Church in Asia. It was also the first cathedral built in the overseas territory of the British Empire. The edifice stands on Cathedral Road on the "island of attractions" to provide for more space for the growing population of the European community in Calcutta in the 1800s.

 

 

Mother House:  After Mother Teresa left her mortal body in 1997, she was laid to rest in a tomb inside the house where she lived and served. The site of the tomb is very simple yet it exudes enormous amount of benign and pure vibration that fills the heart with gratitude and peace. Situated amidst noise and crowd, Mothers tomb is a true reflection of her life which contemplated the example of soulful and mindful meditation.The Missionaries of Charity’s Mother House is a holy place of pilgrimage and reverence for those who are searching for a more meaningful existence. It was established by the Blessed Mother Teresa

 

 

Day 04: Depart from Kolkata

After breakfast you will drop to airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour end

 

 

How to reach Kolkata

 

By Air:  The Kolkata International airport better known as the Subhash Chandra Bose International airport located at Dumdum connects the city with all the major cities of the country as well as world.Nearest Airport: Nscbi Airport, Kolkata

 

By Railways:   Howrah and Sealdah railway stations are the two major railheads situated in the city. Both of these railway stations are well connected to all the important cities of the country and solve the issue of how to reach Kolkata by rail

 

By Road:  The West Bengal state buses let the travelers to come to this city without any difficulty. There are various private buses as well that you can get from here to reach different parts of the country at reasonable cost. Some places near Kolkata are Sunderbans (112 km), Puri (495 km), Konark (571 km) and Darjeeling (624km).

 

                                                                           (Vivekananda Setu)

 

 

Best Time to visit

October-March:  Starting from autumn the weather is pleasant and is a great time to visit Kolkata. Apart from the weather, this is also the time for festivals. Kolkata comes alive during Durga Puja as there are numerous pandals all over the city with beautiful idols or Goddess Durga and multiple street food stalls. This is followed by Laxmi Puja and Kali Puja.

 

 

Best food which like most in Kolkata

Kolkata is the city of Bengalis which is famous for its cuisine worldwide. The dishes which is famous in Kolkata is

Luchi: They are made with maida, but unlike puris Luchis can be enjoyed with sumptuous gravies and spicy dry veggies.

 

Alur Torkari: Hot steaming Alur Torkari is a good way to enjoy Bengali food  The dish makes for a grand breakfast during Maha Saptami .

Sandesh: Prepared with milk, sugar and paneer, and decorated with pistachios, almonds and saffron strands, this Bengali sweet dish will melt in your mouth

 

Tangra Macher Jhol: This spicy Catfish curry is a massive hit amongst Bengalis. Prepared with freshly grounded spice It is best enjoyed hot with plain steamed rice.

 

 Ilish Macher Jhol:  This dish is prepared with Hilsa fish in Mustard oil which leaves a tingly flavour in the mouth.  The beautifully cooked fish is crunchy on the outside and juicy on the inside.



Durga Puja 2016 Tour Packages with Sightseeing: Rates & Hotel

Package Category Hotel City Peak Season Off Season
Standard Package Bhammar's Inn Kolkata Rs.8,999 Rs.7,999
Delux Package Celesta Hotel Kolkata Rs.11,999 Rs.9,999
Luxury Package The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata Kolkata Rs.17,999 Rs.15,999

 

Other Inclusions :- 

  • Airport/Railway Station Pickup drop from Chandigarhr Airport
  • One day attend Durga Pooja
  • Kolkata 3 Night Stay with Breakfast
  • Full Site Seeing as included in Itinerary
  • AC Car with Driver
  • All Taxes
  •  

 




Durga Puja 2016 Tour Packages with Sightseeing: Rates & Hotel

Package Category Hotel City Peak Season Off Season
Standard Package Bhammar's Inn Kolkata Rs.8,999 Rs.7,999
Delux Package Celesta Hotel Kolkata Rs.11,999 Rs.9,999
Luxury Package The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata Kolkata Rs.17,999 Rs.15,999

 

Other Inclusions :- 

  • Airport/Railway Station Pickup drop from Chandigarhr Airport
  • One day attend Durga Pooja
  • Kolkata 3 Night Stay with Breakfast
  • Full Site Seeing as included in Itinerary
  • AC Car with Driver
  • All Taxes
  •  

 

Durga Puja 2016 Tour Packages with Sightseeing: Itinerary

 

Day 01: Arrival at Kolkata

Arrive at Kolkata airport or railway station and you will transfer to hotel and rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight stay in Kolkata

 

Day 02:  Attending Durga pooja in Kolkata

After breakfast you will visit for attending durga pooja which is most famous festival in Kolkata. After darshan of Goddess Durga and having a lunch in nearby restaurant. Then you will visit to see the famous dance of Kolkata which is “Dhunuchi Naach” in the evening back to hotel. Overnight stay in Kolkata

 

 

Day 03:  Local sightseening of Kolkata

After breakfast you will visit city tour of Kolkata which include Vivekananda Setu, Howrah Bridge ,GPO, Writers Building, Eden Garden Stadium. After lunch you will visit to see such more sites which is  St. Pauls Cathedral Church, Mother House. After Sightseeing return to the hotel .Overnight stay at Kolkata.

 

Vivekananda Setu :  This is a bridge over the Hooghly River in West Bengal  it is a multispan steel bridge and was built to provide road and rail link between the Calcutta Port and its hinterland The first train that ran across the bridge was named Jagmal Raja Howrah Express The Bridge was built with eight spans laid at distance of 300 ft each. The length of bridge is almost half mile with 10 km approach roads on both sides. The foundation laid with well-sinking 100 ft down the river beds, girding, erection of abutments, arching was all done by Jagmal Raja.[3][4] This Railway bridge is also important in annals of History of Railway in India because the Railway for the first time crossed over River Hooghly and reached Calcutta at Sealdah Terminus

 

 

Writers Building:  The Writers' Building often shortened to just Writers This originally served as the office for writers of the British East India Company, hence the name. Designed by Thomas Lyon in 1777, the Writers' Building has gone through several extensions over the years.The giant pediment at the centre is crowned with the statue of Minerva. The terrac  also contains several other statues and notable among them are four clusters of statues, christened 'Justice', 'Commerce', 'Science' and 'Agriculture', with the Greek gods and goddesses of these four streams

 

 

Eden Gardens:  Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata, India. It is the home of the Bengal cricket team and the IPL's Kolkata Knight Riders, as well as being a venue for Test, ODI and T20I matches.[3] With a seating capacity of 66,000, it is the largest cricket stadium in India, and the second-largest cricket stadium in the world behind the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Eden Gardens has been called "cricket's answer to the Colosseum" and is widely acknowledged to be one of the most iconic cricket stadiums in the world.

 

                                                           

                                                                               (Eden Garden)

 

St. Paul's Cathedral:  St. Paul's Cathedral is a Anglican cathedral in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, noted for its Gothic architecture. It is the seat of the Diocese of Calcutta  It is said to be the largest cathedral in Kolkata and the first Episcopal Church in Asia. It was also the first cathedral built in the overseas territory of the British Empire. The edifice stands on Cathedral Road on the "island of attractions" to provide for more space for the growing population of the European community in Calcutta in the 1800s.

 

 

Mother House:  After Mother Teresa left her mortal body in 1997, she was laid to rest in a tomb inside the house where she lived and served. The site of the tomb is very simple yet it exudes enormous amount of benign and pure vibration that fills the heart with gratitude and peace. Situated amidst noise and crowd, Mothers tomb is a true reflection of her life which contemplated the example of soulful and mindful meditation.The Missionaries of Charity’s Mother House is a holy place of pilgrimage and reverence for those who are searching for a more meaningful existence. It was established by the Blessed Mother Teresa

 

 

Day 04: Depart from Kolkata

After breakfast you will drop to airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour end

 

Durga Puja 2016 Tour Packages with Sightseeing: Rates & Hotel

Package Category Hotel City Peak Season Off Season
Standard Package Bhammar's Inn Kolkata Rs.8,999 Rs.7,999
Delux Package Celesta Hotel Kolkata Rs.11,999 Rs.9,999
Luxury Package The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata Kolkata Rs.17,999 Rs.15,999

 

Other Inclusions :- 

  • Airport/Railway Station Pickup drop from Chandigarhr Airport
  • One day attend Durga Pooja
  • Kolkata 3 Night Stay with Breakfast
  • Full Site Seeing as included in Itinerary
  • AC Car with Driver
  • All Taxes
  •  

 

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