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Kolkata Around

Kolkata Around
Kolkata city has a number of beautiful places located beyond its suburban areas. These places constitute the favorite picnic spots and tourist destinations for the Kolkatans. Places like Chandanaggar, Diamond Harbour, Nabadwip, Digha, Murshidabad and Sunderbans are tourist hotspots around the city. Some of these places are spaced far enough and require two or more days of exploration. To make available this opportunity the tour operators provide weekend tours. The weekend tours are the best options to encounter some wonderful experiences in the regions around Kolkata city. The schedule of such tour package is as:

Day 01
The first is the arrival day. Tourists are received from their respective stations and transferred to their hotel rooms. In the evening small trips to nearby attractions in the city are provided. It is an overnight stay in the city.

Day 02
On the second day the tour heads south to the Diamond Harbour. After cruising at Diamond Harbour, the crew starts for the famous animal retreats that is Sunderbans. The tours usually does not allow deep exploration of the Sunderbans following the odd routes and swamps in the region. There are but few operators who conduct the deep exploration at Sunderbans. The night stay will be in one of the lodges near Sunderbans.

Day 03
The third day marks the return to the city in the early hours. In the afternoon the crew heads for Chandanaggar. After exploring the remains of the French structures at Chandannagar, the tour starts the journey to further north. In the late evening the tourists will land at Nabadwip. It is an overnight stay at the popular religious centre.

Day 04
The first half of the day is usually spent at Nabadwip. In the second half the tours starts off to Murshidabad, the former capital of Bengal. The night is spent at Murshidabad.

Day 05
The fifth day morning and afternoon is spent exploring the city of Murshidabad. In the evening the tour heads for the home city, Kolkata.

Day 06
On sixth day the tourists are accompanied to their departure stations and the tour ends.

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