Take a tour of the religious capital of Vaishnavism on a day tour from Kolkata, explore the place which is soon going to be the home to the World’s largest Vedic Centre. Come visit Mayapur and its neighboring town Nabadwip.
The tour starts with an early morning pick-up from the guest's hotel/residence in Kolkata city limits.
The drive to Mayapur is about 120 kilometers from Kolkata and it may take up to 4 hours to reach.
Upon arrival, we recommend the following attractions to visit in Mayapur and Nabadwip, as these two towns are barely an hour's drive from each other.
ISKCON Chandrodaya Temple:
This temple is the home to large idols of various Lords and millions of tourists visit this temple every year to pay respect to Sri Prabhupada the founder of ISKCON. This temple buzzes with the tourist throughout the year.
Sree Chaitanya Gaudiya Math:
The parent body of the Gaudiya Vaishnavism, this was established by Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati, this institution believes in preaching the principles of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.
For quite a few centuries a huge mold was standing tall in Mayapur, the locals say it was named after Ballal Sen who ruled Bengal during the 12th-century. The recent excavations have been the source of discovery of many underlying structures.
Chand Kazi's Samadhi:
Chand Kazi was a person of Islamic faith and was also the magistrate of Nabadwip, after the initial opposition he, later on, became the disciple of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. This Samadhi denotes the memorial of Chand Kazi.
This is the birthplace of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, it is believed that the famous saint was born under a Neem Tree and this tree can still be seen in the temple complex to date.
At the end of the tour, the guests will be dropped back to the hotel/residence in Kolkata city limits.
This is not a guided tour, the driver will not be the guide for the tour.
This is an outstation tour hence the vehicle can not be used for the local city tour.
Hotel/residence pick-up and drop within Kolkata 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.
This is not a guided tour.
The driver will know the local language, English-speaking driver can be requested during the booking in the "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. 250 is applicable if the cab service is used between 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.
The tour has a kilometer limit of 280 kilometers.
After 280 kilometers, an additional per kilometer charge will be applicable (to be paid directly to the driver)
For Sedan (4-seater) - Rs. 14 per km (additional kilometre charge).
For SUV (6-seater) - Rs. 17 per km (additional kilometre charge).