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Day Trip to Gangasagar from Kolkata

 Kolkata    14 Hours
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Trip Overview

A day visit to Gangasagar, a sacred island where the holy Ganges meet the mighty Bay of Bengal.

Highlights

  • Visit one of the most sacred Hindu pilgrimage centers of the world. 
  • Explore the scenic island along with famous Kapil Muni Temple.
  • Service of an experienced driver and a well-maintained car.

 

Detailed overview 

Gangasagar is an island that lies in the holy Ganges delta. In the southernmost part of Gangasagar, there is the confluence of the Ganges and the Bay of Bengal. On the day of Makar Sankranti i.e. 14th of January every year large of pilgrims flocculate in Gangasagar to take a dip in the holy waters of the confluence. This island attracts a large number of pilgrims from several states of India and also other countries throughout the year as well. The Gangasagar fair is held at the southern tip of the island annually and is the second largest congregation of mankind after the triennial ritual bathing of Kumbha Mela. 

 

Itinerary

  • Your tour begins with a pick-up from your hotel/residence in Kolkata city limits (select pick-up time while booking).
  • Post which you will be driven to Gangasagar which about 100 kilometres and may take up to 2.5 hours.
  • The cab will be parked near the Harwood point from where you have to board a ferry to Kachuberia ghat.
  • The driver would wait for you at the Harwood point till your return.
  • Once at Kachuberia ghat, you may need to board a jeep to Sagar island, it may take up to 60 minutes to cover the distance from Kachuberia ghat to Sagar island.
  • Once at the Sagar island explore the island and visit the famous Kapil Muni Temple.
  • It is here that you'll have a chance to witness the confluence of the river Ganga and the Bay of Bengal Sea.
  • After spending time at the island, return back to Harwood point by a ferry from Kachuberia ghat.
  • Board the cab and the driver will drive you back Kolkata.
  • Get dropped back at your hotel/residence within the city limits of Kolkata.

Basic Details

Start Point
Kolkata Hotel/Residence
Finish Point
Kolkata Hotel/Residence
Start time
6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am 9:00 am See more
Category
Tours & SightseeingFamily-friendly
Trip Code
O530A2397

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop (within city limits)
  • Charges for the private air-conditioned cab
  • The driver and fuel charges
  • Usage of the vehicle for 250 kilometres as per the itinerary

Exclusions

  • Airport pick-up or drop
  • All parking & toll charges
  • Monument entrance charges
  • Meal
  • Anything else not specified in the inclusions above
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Important Information

  • The guests may choose to skip or add any new attraction in the destination of the tour
  • Sedans (4-seater) models provided are Suzuki Dzire, Toyota Etios or similar
  • SUV (6-seater) models provided are Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Suzuki Ertiga or similar
  • Night charge of Rs. 250 is applicable if the cab service is used between 10:00 pm to 6:00 am
  • The tour has a kilometre limit of 250 kilometres
  • After 250 kilometres, additional per kilometre charge will be applicable (to be paid directly to the driver)
  • For Sedan (4-seater) - Rs. 15 per km (additional kilometer charge)
  • For SUV (6-seater) - Rs. 18 per km (additional kilometre charge)
  • This is not a guided tour
  • The driver will know the local language, English speaking driver can be requested for during the booking in "Special Request" section, though the same cannot be promised.

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 24 hour
  • No refund after that

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

We have two options Sedans & bigger SUVs. In Sedans we provide Suzuki Dzire, Toyota Etios mostly, sometimes it could be Nissan Sunny. In SUVs we provide Toyotta Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Suzuki Ertiga. You can request a particular model while booking in \'Special Request\' and we try to provide it however you can not pick and choose exact car models. We operate only AC vehicles and hatchbacks are not available.

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Yes, all sightseeing tours need to be booked in advance. Tours often sell out so we suggest booking early to guarantee your desired tour day. Bookings are completely online and you can book on Website or Mobile app.

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No. All our tours are private and exclusively for your family or group.

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You need to book online from this page. We accept only online bookings. Booking is confirmed instantly through SMS and Email. Driver & Cab details are automatically sent on SMS/Email/Mobile App 3-6 hours before pick-up time.

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Hotel/residence pick-up and drop (within city limits)
  • The driver will pick you up directly from your hotel or specified pick up point. Please enter the full pick up address at the checkout page
  • The driver and cab details will be shared with you 2 to 4 hours prior to the tour start time
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