Baul music festival takes place at Kenduli village around 30 kms from Shantiniketan in West bengal which offers a captivating dose of Bengal folk music where the wandering Baul musicians gather to perform. It’s a beautiful fare not to be missed.
Time: 14th to 16th January 2021
Dressed in saffron robes, the baul musicians playing the typical one stringed instrument- EKTARA and singing about the philosophy of life which is hear touching
You will be greeted upon your arrival at the Calcutta International Airport and drive to your hotel to rejuvenate yourself after this long journey. If time permits, we will visit the Temple of Kali and its surroundings.
Dawn early this morning, so you can enjoy the awakening of the City of Joy and its bubbling. We will get lost in the traditional streets, at the flower market, along the river, and also at the fruit market where the trucks empty in record time! In the afternoon, we will visit various places like the potters’ quarter, Collage Street and its books, a Jain Temple, Mother Teresa’s house, as well as many other surprises. Dinner will be in a typical Bengali restaurant.
By road, we will go to Santiniketan, a center for art, dance and music, in the tradition of the great poet Rabindranath Tagore. Originally from Calcutta and crowned by the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913, the poet composes his first poems at the age of 8 years. He is surely one of the best-known Indian poets.
Enjoy the unique BAUL MUSIC FESTIVAL!
In the morning, we will go for a visit of villages around to enjoy local countryside life.
Afternoon, enjoy the unique BAUL MUSIC FESTIVAL!
Explore the terracotta temples and the rich heritage of the city. Stay in a heritage palace, with a local King.
Today, after breakfast, it is time to go back to Kolkata and head to your onward destination
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