Shantiniketan embodies Rabindranath Tagore’s vision of a place of learning that is unfettered by religious and regional barriers. Established with the aim of helping education go beyond the confines of the classroom, Santiniketan grew into the Visva Bharati University in 1921, attracting some of the most creative minds in the country."From its very inception, Shantiniketan was lovingly modelled by Tagore on the principles of humanism, internationalism and a sustainable environment."Tour HighlightsVisit & Explore the small town of Santiniketan in West Bengal, home of famous Indian writer Rabindranath TagoreEnter the world of peace and serenity by as you tour around SantiniketanGet to visit the places and old buildings where Tagore left his markEnjoy hassle-free transportation to and from Kolkata By Private Air Conditioner CarProfessional Tour Guide
• 10 hours
Best of Odisha is a tour in which guests get to experience the rich culture of Odisha in 48 hours. The tour starts at Dhauli where in 260 BC Emperor Ashoka gave up War and became Buddhist and paved the way for the World to embrace Buddhism. The highlight of this tour would be the grand Sun Temple at Konark with its mesmerizing Sundials in the form of wheels of the Chariot. At Puri we see the magnificent Temple of Lord Jagannath, famous for its Chariot festival. A Dolphin spotting ride in a boat on the Lake Chilika, meeting the legendary artists of Pattachitra style of painting and Caving in Khandagiri and Udayagiri are the other things we will do.
• 2 days
Bhubaneswar City tour is a great way to experience the cultural highlights of the city in one day. The tour starts at Dhauli where in 260 BC Emperor Ashoka gave up War and became Buddhist after which we visit the grand Sun Temple at Konark with its mesmerizing Sundials in the form of wheels of the Chariot. We visit the exquisite carvings at Buddhist caves of Khandagiri and Udayagiri before winding up the day at the Erotically carved Raja Rani Temple.
• 10.5 hours
Located on the shores of the Bay of Bengal, Konark, also known as the Sun Temple, is a 13th century architectural marvel. The temple at Konark is a monumental representation of the sun god Surya's chariot; its 24 wheels are decorated with symbolic designs and it is led by a team of seven horses. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of India's most famous Brahman sanctuaries.Highlights • UNESCO World Heritage • 24 intricately carved chariot wheels - serving as accurate sundials • Seven might stone horses • Three images of the Sun God Surya
• 7 hours
Full day Day tour Visit to Puri, Pipli, Konark, Sun Temple & Raghurajpur from Bhubaneshwar
• 8 hours