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Murshidabad 2-Day Sightseeing Tour from Kolkata

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Trip Overview

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

Highlights

  • One of the best escapes 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 for those who have a knack for exploring 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 the pick-up time selected by you during the booking.
  • The 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, whose name literally means a palace with a thousand doors, known as the Bara Kothi, is located on the campus of Kila Nizamat in Murshidabad.
  • Nizamat Imambara: Built in the year 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 off 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 are 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 mosque and the tomb of Nawab Murshid Quli Khan, built between 1723 and 1724.
  • Motijheel: It is a horse-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: 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 within Kolkata city limits.

 

Please note

  1. This is not a guided tour; the driver will not be the guide for the tour.
  2. This is an outstation tour; hence, the vehicle cannot be used for the local city tour.

Basic Details

Start Point
Kolkata Hotel/Residence
Finish Point
Kolkata Hotel/Residence
Start time
7:00 am 8:00 am 9:00 am 10:00 am See more
Category
Tours & SightseeingFamily-friendlyMulti-day Tours
Trip Code
O914A2407

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 up to 600 kilometres as per the itinerary (Extra kilometre charges will be applicable after the limit, please refer Important Information Section for details).

Exclusions

  • Airport pick-up or drop.
  • All parking & toll charges.
  • Monument entrance charges.
  • Accommodation charges for the guests.
  • Any meals during the tour for the guests.
  • Anything else not specified in the inclusions above.
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Important Information

  • 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.
  • 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. 500 is applicable if the cab service is used between 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.
  • The tour has a kilometre limit of 600 kilometres.
  • After 600 kilometres, additional per kilometre charge will be applicable (to be paid directly to the driver)
  • For Sedan (4-seater) - Rs. 17 per km (additional kilometre charge).
  • For SUV (6-seater) - Rs. 22 per km (additional kilometre charge).

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that

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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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