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$140 Tours & Sightseeing

Private Full Day Tour of Shantiniketan from Kolkata

Early Morning at 8 AM , Driver will received you and heading towards to Shantiniketan accompanied with Professional, Friendly and Expert Tour Guide.  Upon Arrival you will Visit and Exploring Tagore’s Shantiniketan, an Abode of Learning Unlike Any in the World. Top attractions of ShantiniketanTagore's Ashram:When you walk through the area, you will see the first building was actually a guest house built by Maharshi Devendranath Tagore (a father of Rabindranath Tagore) in 1863. It was named Shantiniketan. This entire place was later named after Shantiniketan. Numerous buildings here are associated with Tagores such as Shantiniketan, Nutan Bari, Dehali and Amra Kunj where school’s main functions are held. Timings: It is closed on Wednesday Chhatimtala:It was used to be a meditation or prayer place under the Chhatim tree of Maharshi Devendranath Tagore. Upasana Mandir:It is basically a prayer hall where prayers are offered in the evening with the candles lit around the prayer Hall. It is made of several colored Belgium glasses with marble steps on all the four sides. Uttarayan complex:The complex has a well laid out garden houses various buildings associated with Rabindranath Tagore where he used to live, namely Udayan,Konark,Shyamli,Punascha and Udichi. Architecture of the buildings is worth seeing. Timings: It is closed on Wednesday Afterwards you can have your Lunch as per your choice of restaurant. We'll surely suggest you where to eat if you want, (Otherwise Proceed for Continued Sightseeing )Post Lunch, Driver will take you and Continue your Sightseeing of other attractions in Shantiniketan.Rabindra Bhaban Museum:The museum called Bichitra houses Tagore’s original manuscripts, letter, documents, The Nobel Prize medallion, Plaques, Paintings, and Photographs etc. It was constructed in 1961. Timings: 10.30AM to 4.30PM. It is closed on Wednesday. Amar Kutir: The place where all types of hadicrafts like cloth/leather batiks, handlooms etc. are available. In the Evening and After seeing the major attractions of Shantiniketan we will move you back to Kolkata.On arrivals at Kolkata and with lots of good memories of the tour driver will drop off you at your designated place in Kolkata.

$192 Cultural & Theme Tours

Explore Shantiniketan From Kolkata With Lunch

You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning for the 3-hour drive to Shantiniketan.Founded in 1863 with the aim of helping education go beyond the confines of the classroom, Shantiniketan grew into the Vishva Bharati University in 1921, attracting some of the most creative minds in the country. Famous alumni of this University include Indira Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India and the Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen. Once in Shantiniketan, visit the Vishva Bharati University campus. The University is  famous for its arts and music departments.Next, enjoy an included lunch (beverage excluded) at one of the quaint restaurants.After lunch, walk over to the house where Tagore spent several years of his life. The five houses that were owned by the family are located closeby. A well curated museum is housed in one of these buildings. Visit the Prayer Hall with its beautiful glass facade.Also spend some time walking through the streets of Shantiniketan. There are several shops selling handicrafts, leather bags, jewellery and other items made by local craftsmen.At the end of the tour, you will be driven back to Kolkata and dropped off at your hotel.

$150 Cultural & Theme Tours

Explore Shantiniketan From Kolkata

You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning for the 3-hour drive to Shantiniketan.Founded in 1863 with the aim of helping education go beyond the confines of the classroom, Shantiniketan grew into the Vishva Bharati University in 1921, attracting some of the most creative minds in the country. Famous alumni of this University include Indira Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India and the Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen. Once in Shantiniketan, visit the Vishva Bharati University campus. The University is  famous for its arts and music departments.Next, take lunch (own expense) at one of the quaint restaurants.After lunch, walk over to the house where Tagore spent several years of his life. The five houses that were owned by the family are located close by. A well curated museum is housed in one of these buildings. Visit the Prayer Hall with its beautiful glass facade.Also spend some time walking through the streets of Shantiniketan. There are several shops selling handicrafts, leather bags, jewellery and other items made by local craftsmen.At the end of the tour, you will be driven back to Kolkata and dropped off at your hotel.

$149 Private & Custom Tours

Full Day Private Tour to Shantiniketan

After breakfast at the hotel around 08:00 AM, we take you for a day trip to Shantiniketan. As we drive to Shanitniketan, we stop in between for a lunch. After lunch, proceed for a trip, the key attraction in Shantiniketan is listed below:-Vishwa Bharati University CampusIt is a public central university, which was discovered by Rabindranath Tagore.China Bhawan It comprises of many books, archives and manuscripts, which are dedicated to various other sections of the academy.ChhatimtalaIt is a place for mediation, which was used by Maharshi Debendranath, the father of Rabindranath Tagore. He meditated each day as he devoted himself to world peace.Kala BhavanIt is the art department of the University, which was discovered by Rabindranath Tagore. It showcases sculptures by Ramkinkar Baij and Somenath Hore.Patha Bhavan, It is the oldest school of the university where they emphasis upon, open oriental learning.BichitraIt is also called Rabindra Bhavan, which was designed by his son to display his father’s work and personal belongings.Sangeet Bhawan Dedicated to dance and music it imparts training for artists in various music forms such as Rabindra Sangit, Hindustani Classical Vocal and Instrumental Music.Other than that, the tour takes you to the Uttarayan Complex, which an abode of Rabindranath Tagore that comprises of several buildings. Based around 3 Km from Shantiniketan is Sriniketan, the Institute of rural reconstruction, which is your next visit.Here your day trip comes to an end and we drive back to Kolkata. The driver would drop you off at your hotel.Important: The tour is not operated on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Xmas, New Year and Public Holidays. Photography is restricted at Tagore Museum