|Package Duration||3 Nights/ 4 Days|
|Destination Covered||Kolkata – Raichak – Gangasagar|
|Package Cost||On Request|
Day 01: Arrival Kolkata & Transfer To Raichak
Day 02: Raichak – Gangasagar – Raichak
Day 03: Raichak – Kolkata
Day 04: Depart Kolkata
TOUR ITINERARY :
DAY 01: ARRIVAL KOLKATA & TRANSFER TO RAICHAK
Welcome on arrival at Kolkata Airport / Station and transfer to Raichak (80 Km / 03 hrs). As per history – this place was once an extremely important point on the shipping route – it gained notoriety as pirates started attacking the trade ships causing loss of life and goods. The government put up a fort here – which maintained surveillance and provided protection to the passing ships. But with the passage of time, the fort fell to ruins and forgotten.
The place has now gained popularity as a beautiful picnic destination near Kolkata on the banks of Ganges. Overnight at Raichak.
DAY 02: RAICHAK – GANGASAGAR – RAICHAK
Set out for a day trip to Gangasagar – transfer to Harwood point Jetty (60 Km / 2hrs). Then board the Ferry to Kachuberia and transfer to the Kapil Muni ashram on a local vehicle.
Kapil Muni Ashram – is one of the most important Hindu pilgrimages. The annual fair held every year on Makar Sankranti is an event when pilgrims from all over the country come to take a dip in the holy waters of Ganga-Sagar. Return and overnight at Raichak.
DAY 03: RAICHAK – KOLKATA
The morning after breakfast transfer to Kolkata (60 Km / 2hrs) and check in to the hotel. Afternoon enjoys half day local sightseeing (04 hrs /40Kms)- covering Kalighat Kali Temple, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Victoria Memorial (museum closed on Monday), drive past the heritage buildings of BBD Bag – Writers’ Building, Raj Bhawan, GPO, High Court; the famous Howrah Bridge. Evening at leisure.
Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 04: DEPART KOLKATA
Check out and drop at Kolkata Airport for onward journey.