Santiniketan, West Bengal, India for Short trip within budget

A great 4 days trip is awaiting for you at Bolpur- Shantiniktan, Birbhum, it is in Westbengal , India.You can easily relate Bolpur with great Rabindra Nath Tagore, It is heritage city and probably all know about this city,whoever 4 hours journey.
It is also world famous for its Visva Bharati University ,Which is created and run by Rabindra Nath Tagore. Here students come from almost each and every country .
Two very very famous festival are happening every year one is ‘Basanta Utsab’ means Holi ( the festival of colour) and Poush Mela ( starts on 7 th Poush usually 26th December every year).
If you want to enjoy Holi at its best you must reach Bolpur at least once in your life time.
And it is also hard to miss Poush Mela atleast once in your life span. Both have different flavour but with great attraction.If you are music lover another great attraction is there for you is ‘ Boul Sangeet’. It is a genre of music that is born in this area of the world, and now it is world famous. It is really an amazing festival to be there.
The most remarkable thing of this area is it’s ‘ranga maati’ (red soil) . There is one Deer park where you can see deer are roaming around freely they are running just beside of you. You can also see peacock flying here and there .
Apart from this you can go to Sonajhuri Gram, Kankalitola Temple, Srijani Shilpagram.
There are lots of places to visit in Shantiniketan. You must visit Kopai River and Khoyai. The bank of Kopai with dense forest attracts the tourist ,it’s khoyai,you can walk on the red soil and have soothing breeze of Kopai will cool your mind and your dormant poetic mind will revamp at once. So, don’t forget to take a pen and paper in your pocket!

Insider Tip

The Best time to vistit Shantiniketan is during Poush mela on the eve of New Year. The weather may be bit cold but you will enjoy out and out, mark my word.

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