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2-Day Sightseeing Tour of Murshidabad from Kolkata

 Kolkata    1 Nights/2 Days
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Overview

The land once ruled by the Nawabs of Bengal, Murshidabad is dotted with a number of historical places and gorgeous monuments. 

Highlights

  • One of the best escape to someplace historic, with a slightly modern touch in West Bengal.
  • Visit places like the Hazarduari Palace, Katra Masjid, Nizamat Imambara and many more during this tour.
  • Service of an experienced driver and a well-maintained car.

 

Detailed Overview

This majestic town was named by its first Nawab, Murshid Kuli Khan who ruled for a brief period of 1717-1727. This town belongs to the Murshidabad district of West Bengal, it is located on the eastern bank of river Bhagirathi which is a distributary of Ganges. This town is dotted with a number of historical places and is a major tourist destination to the ones who have a knack for exploring the historic monuments.

 

Itinerary

Day 1: The driver from Kolkata to Murshidabad and local sightseeing

  • Your tour begins with a pick up from your hotel/residence in Kolkata city limits at pick-up time selected by you during the booking.
  • Journey to Murshidabad is about 200 kilometres and may take up to 5 hours.
  • It's recommended to start the tour early to have plenty of time to see the places without rushing.
  • Upon arrival in Murshidabad, the following landmarks are recommended for today's tour:
  • Hazarduari Palace: The name literally means a palace with a thousand doors, known as the Bara Kothi, is located in the campus of Kila Nizamat in Murshidabad.
  • Nizamat Imambara: Built in the year of 1847 it is a Shia Muslim congregation hall and is among the largest in India and Bengal.
  • Break for lunch at a local restaurant at your convenience.
  • You should book the overnight stay at a hotel in Murshidabad where the driver will drop you at the end of today's tour.

Day 2: Murshidabad local sightseeing and return journey to Kolkata 

  • On the second day after you have freshened up and ready for the day's tour, the driver will pick you up for today's tour.
  • The following landmarks are recommended for today's tour:
  • Katra Masjid: It is a is a mosque and the tomb of Nawab Murshid Quli Khan built between 1723 and 1724.
  • Motijheel: It is a horse-shoe shaped lake in Murshidabad, it was created by Nawazish Muhammad Khan, the son-in-law of Nawab Alivardi Khan.
  • Jahan Kosha Cannon: Placed in the Topekhana a quarter of a mile to the southeast of the Katra Mosque, this cannon's name literally means Destroyer of the World.
  • Yellow mosque: As yellow was the favourite colour of Nawab Siraj-Ud Daullah, this mosque was coloured yellow unlike the usual white ones, it is located near to the Hazarduari Palace.
  • The Chawk Mosque: It is a mosque which was founded in the year of 1767 AD by Munny Begum, wife of Nawab Mir Zafar.
  • Dutch Cemetary: As the name suggests it is a graveyard of the Dutch explorers who once came to Murshidabad.
  • Wasif Manzil: The Wasif Manzil or the New Palace was built by Nawab Wasif Ali Mirza Khan.
  • After the completion of the tour, the return journey to Kolkata will start and is expected to take up to 5 hours.
  • The driver will drop you back at your hotel/residence in Kolkata city limits.

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-friendlyMulti-day Tours
Trip Code
O530A2407

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop (within city limits)
  • Charges for the private air-conditioned cab
  • The driver and fuel charges
  • Accommodation and meals for the driver
  • Usage of the vehicle for 500 kilometers as per the itinerary

Exclusions

  • Airport pick-up or drop
  • All parking & toll charges
  • Monument entrance charges
  • Accommodation and meals for the guests
  • Anything else not specified in the inclusions above
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Important Info

  • 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 500 kilometres
  • After 500 kilometres, additional per kilometre charge will be applicable (to be paid directly to the driver)
  • For Sedan (4-seater) - Rs. 15 per km (additional kilometre charge)
  • For SUV (6-seater) - Rs. 18 per km (additional kilometre charge)
  • Pick-up and drop point at the end of the tour should be the same
  • 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

  • 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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