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Shantiniketan: Tribal Village with Modern Comforts


Your stay here would not be in rooms or cottages. It will be in a two floor mud house with a living room, bed room, two balconies, and an attached western toilet and bathroom. The houses have been made exactly the way Santal tribes make their homes in this part of West Bengal. There is a huge pond inside the resort where you can enjoy swimming like the kids swim in their village ponds. There are huge playgrounds and lot of fruit trees and indoor games to keep you busy. You can enjoy life in a village by choosing this stay and, at the same time, have access to all the modern comforts you get in a city.

How to reach

It is 166 kms away from Kolkata.

Nearest airport:

(International): Kolkata

(Domestic): Kolkata

Nearest railway station: Bolpur Santiniketan

Nearest bus stop: Jamuni bus stop, Santiniketan


Pick up and drop can be provided on actual cost from Bolpur Santiniketan railway station to the eco stay. You can also hire a taxi directly from Kolkata to the eco stay.

Buy local produce/handicraft: Santiniketan is the hub of creativity. You can get here dress material made of Katha stitch, Batik prints, Block prints, Cotton sarees, Handmade jewellery, Black rice, Terracotta, Ceramic pottery, lot of creative Jute stuff like lamps, rugs, bags etc.

Tariff:

Price starts at INR 5000

To know the exact tariff as per your travel plans, please fill up the form below or Call Us now

Complimentary Activities

Shantiniketan is known for cycling. From richest to the poorest, all drive the same bicycle. Cycle is the main mode of transport here. So, cycle around green fields and farms with ponds located every 5 mins away.

  • Fishing
  • Swim in the pond
  • Swing
  • Village tour
  • Meet and interact with the Santal tribes
  • Pluck fruits and enjoy (Chickoo, Orange, Mango)
  • Carrom
  • Football
  • Bonfire
  • Visit to Rabindranath Tagore’s museum, Shantiniketan university, Buy authentic local handicraft from Amar Kutir, Alcha
Paid Activities
  • Tribal dance
  • Bowl music
  • Rent cycles to roam around the town

Transportation cost for different visits will be as per actuals.

 

FACILITIES ECO FRIENDLY
  Wifi   At least 33% campus is green
  Hot water   Major construction is non concrete
  Parking   Use of power saving devices like LED bulbs
  Homegrown vegetables   Own electricity generation (Solar panels, wind mills etc)
  Facility to pluck and eat fresh fruits   No polythene zone
  Home made milk. cheese, butter   Organic farming
  Local cuisine   Segregate waste before disposing
  Showcase of local art, culture, folk dance, music   Compost of food and organic waste
  Availability of local handicraft   Rainwater harvesting
    Employment of local people
    Encourage employment of women
Why choose this eco -stay?
Eco-stays are budget friendly and won’t make a hole in your pocket. They are covered by greenery so that you can breath in fresh air, which city life cannot provide you. It gives you peace of mind & rejuvenates your body. And, most importantly it makes your holiday more fun filled through its numerous activities. Each eco-stay has been personally visited and verified by a solo woman traveller of our team.

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