West Bengal Textile Tour - 09 Nights and 10 Days
Day 1: Arriva Kolkata
Upon landing, you will be warmly received by our representatives. After a short description of the tour, we will assist you to transfer at the hotel. After checking into the hotel, relax and refresh yourself. After a while, ride to visit Victoria Memorial, Jain Temple, Indian Museum, and Howrah bridge.
In the evening, you are free to stroll around Chowringhee Road. Overnight at Hotel in Kolkata.
Day 2: Kolkata
After morning leisurely Breakfast, head out to visit South Park Street Cemetery, Botanical Gardens, Belur Math Shrine, Dakshineswar Kali Temple, and Kalighat. Spend your evening leisurely at the city’s largest green area, the Maidan.
Ovenight at Hotel in Kolkata.
Day 3: Drive to Baharampur
After morning sumptuous Breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Baharamapur. On the route, we will drive you to the villages of Shantipur, Phulia and Beldanga. These villages are famous for the production of silk and cotton hand woven saris, jacquards, dhotis, and jamdani (muslin) of superfine texture.
After the visit, resume the drive to Baharampur. On reaching, check into your hotel and spend your day leisurely in visiting the rich textile and craft heritage of West Bengal.
Overnight at Hotel in Baharampur.
Day 4: Baharampur
In the morning after scrumptious Breakfast at the hotel, take a visit to one of the largest silk thread production cooperatives in India. See the extraction of silk from silkworm cocoons and spun into fine thread for weaving. Thereafter, ride to Murshidabad and visit Katra Mosque, and Hazarduari.
Later in the evening, drive back to hotel and Relax. Overnight at Hotel in Baharampur.
Day 5: Drive to Shantiniketan
Subsequent to morning wholesome Breakfast at the inn, check-out and drive to Shantiniketan. Check into the hotel upon reaching and enjoy your leisurely refreshments. After a while, drive to explore textile villages around Shantiniketan. While on the visit, you will get detailed knowledge about batik work and tasar silk weaving. Watch ladies doing conventional kantha weaving on quilts, clothing and on other household items. This work of art mixes botanical, creature and geometric string plans with pictures delineating the everyday life and culture of the rural ladies of West Bengal.
Overnight at Hotel in Shantiniketan.
Day 6: Shantiniketan
After morning Breakfast, head out to visit community workshop for emblazoned leather products. From there on, make a visit to a neighborhood gem specialist who uses just natural plant material in his designer adornments.
A while later, you will be taken at Uttarayan Complex and visit outdoor work of art by contemporary experts. After spending the day at its best, drive back to hotel.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Shantiniketan.
Day 7: Drive to Bishnupur
In the morning after wholesome Breakfast, check-out from the hotel and start for Bishnupur. On the route, we will drive you to Bikna village. Here at Bikna, you will see the making of metal sculpture using the dhokra technique, a form of lost-wax casting. After the visit, continue toward Bishnupur. Check itno the hotel upon reaching and Relax. After a while, head out on temple tour.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Bishnupur.
Day 8: Bishnupur
Subsequent to morning flavorful Breakfast, take a visit to the town of potters that make the area’s celebrated internationally Bankura horse votives out of red earthenware followed by a visit to neighborhood Baluchari sari weavers, whose great silk-on-silk weaved materials and garments are looked for after by ladies all over India. Rest of the day at recreation.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Bishnupur.
Day 9: Drive to Kolkata en-route visit Midnapur
In the morning after lavish Breakfast, check-out from the inn and drive back to Kolkata. On the route, take a visit to Midnapur, a centre for maslond grass mat weaving. These mats highlight unpretentious Kolkata designs made utilizing the natural colors of the grass and can be as delicate as woven cotton.
Thereafter, continue riding toward Kolkata and check into the hotel upon reaching. In the evening, visit to Belur Math, central station of the Ramakrishna Mission.
Overnight at Hotel in Kolkata.
Day 10: Explore Kolkata and Transfer to Airport
After morning Breakfast, we will ride you to visit Agri-Horticultural Society of Calcutta. After the visit, you will be transferred at Kolkata Airport/ Railway Station to board your respective flight/train to your destinations.
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