Distance : 162 km
Estimated Time : 4 hours
Kolkata to Shantiniketan is a popular route for tourism. Shantiniketan is world famous tourist attraction. It is famous for its culture, heritage and a historical place. The Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore made it famous internationally. His vision of Visva Bharti University now became a University town and attracts thousands of visitors.
“The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.”
Shantiniketan is a small town located near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, India. Town mainly comprises Visva Bharti University. University was laid down by Rabindranath Tagore’s father and later popularized by him to change the concept of education in India. Rabindranath lived here and penned many of his literary classics. The University campus is adorned by many sculptures, murals and paintings of Rabindranath, Nandlal Bose, Ramkinkar etc. Shantiniketan is also famous for various annual festivals like Poush Mela (December), Joydev Mela (January) and Basant Utsav in March. Thousands of tourists flocked here during these festivals. Various other festivals also celebrated in district with great passion. Bengali new year, Rabindranath janmotsav, Briksharopan, Halakarshan and Varshamangal are among these.
Taxi from Kolkata to Shantiniketan is readily available at CabBazar.
Kolkata to Shantiniketan by car is well connected via NH19 and NH114 and is a very convenient and comfortable drive. Kolkata to Shantiniketan distance is 162 Km and is a 4 hours journey. Other famous tourist places on this route and nearby are :
Singur - Sri Swami Sri Yukteswar giri smriti mandir,Mangal Pandey park,Antpur Radhagovindjiu temple
Dhaniakhali - Famous for jamdani sarees
Bardhaman - Golap bagh,108 shiv mandir, Christ Church, Rajbati, Krishnasayar lake, Deer park
Gurap - Terracota temples like Nandadulal temple
Jamalpur - Kastharni ghat, Maa Chandika temple Munger, Bhimbandh wildlife sanctuary, Munger fort, Shri Krishna vatika
Raghunathpur - Joychandi pahar, Panchkote Raj Fort Palace, Baranti, Biharinath hill, Susunia hill
Bhedia - Vishvabharti campus, Amar Kutir
You can plan to include them in your itinerary. With CabBazar, you can customize the itinerary as per your choice and enjoy the trip to fullest.
Rabindra Bhavan Museum
Prayer Hall Upasna Ghar
Ballavpur Wildlife Sanctuary
Being an Aggregator, CabBazar provides you enormous car options for your Kolkata to Shantiniketan taxi booking. You can mention your specific preference, if any, while raising a taxi booking request. Our partnered taxi services providers have various cars available with them for Kolkata to Shantiniketan taxi service. At high level, we classify taxi in below four categories :
Kolkata to Shantiniketan Taxi Prices
Per Km Rate
|Hatchback||Wagon-R, Indica or similar||4 seater||Rs. 9|
|Sedan||Dzire, Etios or similar||4 seater||Rs. 9|
|SUV||Xylo, Ertiga or similar||6 seater||Rs. 12.5|
|Assured Innova||Innova, Innova Crysta||6 seater||Rs. 13.5|
CabBazar is committed to keep the pricing as simple and clear as possible. So, we provide one price for your Kolkata to Shantiniketan taxi which covers a specified maximum kilometer and maximum days. So, you know upfront how much taxi is going to cost you and plan your budget well.
The prices are dynamic and transparent and give a win-win deal for both you and our partnered taxi services providers. You can choose car as per your preference.
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