Durga Puja in Kolkata is not merely an expression of faith. It is an expression of social fervour and artistic excellence. So if you are planning to visit Kolkata during Durga Puja, you have to make arrangements in advance. The package tours organised by West Bengal Tourism is a convenient way to see the best Durga Puja celebrations in the city and suburbs. On October 17 and 18, there will be all-night tours to see the major Durga Puja marquees before the rush begins during the peak three days. On October 20, 21 and 22, there will be two daily tours to see the festival as observed in the traditional homes of Kolkata. Besides, there will be package tours to see some of the unique celebrations in the districts—to Hooghly, Burdwan, Birbhum and Murshidabad. There will also be special boat cruises on the Hooghly River during the festive days.
What: Durga Puja
When: October 20 -23, 2015