Bakura-Bishnupur:It is located in Bishnupur subdivision of Bankura District in the state of West Bengal.It is famous for it’s terecotta temples Malla Shree Krishna and the Baluchuri sarees.
Kolkata to bankura (Distance & Time):180.6km & 4hr 13min
Bankura to Bishnupur Distance & Time:Bankura-180.6km & 4hr 14 min.
- Accommodation on Double/Triple sharing or (2 Adults+1Child) Basis.
- Food For: FIT or individual Breakfast , & Dinner.
- Food for Fixed departure group: Breakfast ,Lunch & Dinner.
Fixed departure group: minimum 20 pax required. For Family group minimum 8 pax.
- Pick Up & Drop facilities from Railway Station.
- Non Ac or Ac Accommodation, Ac transportation for Sightseeing.
- Camera Entry Fees, Tourist Point Entry Fees is extra.
- C/In Time is 8 am & the Last Day C/Out Time 8 am.
- GST 9% is Extra.
- Train/Bus/Flight fare is extra chargeable.
Day 01: Early morning at 7 am will start our jouney from Kolkata towards Bishnupur.
Our journey starts by Rupashi Bangla Exp. from Howrah to Bishnupur and takes nearly 4 hours and we reach our destination at 11:00 AM. Then after refreshing and have lunch we start off with sightseeing at 1:00 PM and We will visit Shyamrai Temple, Dal Madal cannon and Jor Bangla.
- (The Shyamrai temple is also known as the Pancha Ratna. It was built in 17th century by King Raghunath Singh and has some of the most charming architecture with magnificent carvings and sculptures on terracotta.
- Dal Madal, a gigantic iron canon is a symbol of Malla prowess. It was meant to defend the city against ‘Borgies’.
- Jor Bangla from 1655 is a classic work of typical ‘char-chala’ Bengali architecture. Red shin of the walls are its primary attraction.)
Around 7:00 PM after a brief rest with evening snacks,tea/coffee we will head for a walk to local Shankh artist’s house. Conch shell curving is another traditional art of Bishnupur. Shankhari Bazar lets us explore this.At 9:30 we will take our dinner and to retire at hotel for the night.
Day 02: Bikna and Panchmura Village
The famous terracotta horse at Panchmura is the logo of All India Handicrafts and is renowned across the globe as a symbol of Indian folk art. The local crafts village is a collector’s delight. We must buy miniature pottery souvenirs of our trip from this place.
At 8 AM we will take a healthy breakfast for a very delightful day. Then we visit to the ‘Dash Avatar Taash’ artists’ place at 8:30 AM. These are painted playing cards depicting the 10 reincarnations of Lord Vishnu and were introduced by Malla kings as an indoor game. A deck consists of 120 cards!
Around 9:30 AM we need to board bus for Bikna in Bankura that will take 2 hours journey to reach our spot. At 1:00 PM we need to pack lunch from Bikna and head off to Panchmura village. Around
3:00 PM we visit the famous terracotta horse at Panchmura is the logo of All India Handicrafts and is renowned across the globe as a symbol of Indian folk art.