Santiniketan Experience: Perfect week-end package. Only 3 hour journey from Kolkata. The journey itself a lovely experience. Enjoying boul song (folk song) in train, talking with fellow passengers. They all love to express their fascination for Santiniketan. The place founded by Tagore. Once the cultural heritage for Indian art & culture. Now famous for weekend tour. To unwind & to discover self.
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: My tour was arranged & planned by HolidayIQ. I stayed in a guest house ,RATER TARA DINER RABI which is simply awesome,just walking distance from university campus. I visited Viswabharati campus along with famous museum,the famous Chatimtala,the art & photography of Nandalal, Rabindranath, Ramkinkar,the house of Amartya Sen and which i liked most is the saturday fair in Khowai. Khowai is a perfect place to re discover your self. The fair is lively with folk songs and plenty to buy. All hand made articles.
Activities & things to do: Walking along Khowai or cycling around campus is a lovely experience or just watch quiet sun set in river or visit the model villages and temples where the famous films like pather pachali and aguntuk were captured.
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Best train is Biswabharati express which runs everyday from Howrah or you may go by road also.
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