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Bandel Tour Packages

Bandel is a town in West Bengal, praised for its beautiful church. As you reach the town, one can clearly witness the rich cultural heritage. The church is the living testimony of the exquisite architecture of the Portuguese. The unspoilt beauty of the church charms visitors of every religion. The church is adorned with exquisite chandeliers, the statues in the compound and colored-glass windows. Thus, being on a visit to Kolkata, one can plan a visit to Bandel. Additionally, Bandel also serves as a great getaway from Kolkata. The erstwhile colonial influence in Bandel leaves the visitor spellbound.

Indian Holiday specializes in providing excellent tour packages for Bandel, along with visit to various other cities and town of West Bengal.


List of Bandel Holiday Packages

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Ganges Heritage Cruise Tour

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Kolkata – Bandel – Kalna – Mayapur – Murshidabad

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FAQs of Bandel Tours

Q: Where is Bandel located?

Ans: Bandel is a town located in the Hooghly district of the Indian state of West Bengal. It is founded by Portuguese settlers and part of the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority.

Q: Which are the nearest airport or railway station to Bandel?

Ans: Nearest airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Airport (Kolkata) at a distance of 45 km. Bandel Junction railhead is the major railway junction and you can get regular trains to Bandel from other major cities of the country.

Q: Why Bandel is famous?

Ans: Bandel famous for its churches. Bandel Church is one of the oldest churches in India and it is also known as Basilica of the Holy Rosary. The church was built in 1599 to commemorate the settlement of Portuguese in West Bengal. The church is dedicated to Mary, mother of Jesus Christ.

Q: How we can reach Bandel from Kolkata?

Ans: If you are planning to visit Bandel by road than you can hire a taxi from Kolkata. Bandel is approx. 50 km from Kolkata city centre. Otherwise there are trains that are departing on regular intervals from Kolkata railway station to Bandel Junction.

Q: What is the best time to visit Bandel?

Ans: Starting from October till the end of March is the best time to visit Bandel, when temperature will be between 14 to 30 degrees Celsius.

Q: What kind of accommodation is available in Bandel?

Ans: There are very few options available for accommodation in Bandel. Mostly guests stay in Kolkata where various luxury to budget hotels options available, and go for day excursion to Bandel.

Q: What are the famous sightseeing places in Bandel?

Ans: Bandel is a quaint little town in Hooghly district of West Bengal. It is famous for its architectural marvels. Here is the list of famous sightseeing places in Bandel:

  • Bandel Church - One of region's oldest Catholic churches
  • Hooghly Imambara - Mosque with a famed clock tower
  • Aqua Marina - Waterpark with rides & a restaurant etc.
Q: What are tourist destinations which I can visit along with Bandel?

Ans: You can visit Kolkata, Sundarbans, Santiniketan & Mayapur etc. during Bandel tour.Check out our specially crafted tour package.

  • Ganges Heritage Cruise Tour