Dashami Tour

Bijoya Dashami Tour in Kolkata

8th Oct 2019, Tuesday
  • Bijoya Dashami is the celebration of righteousness over evil which is celebrated on the tenth day of the Hindu lunar month called Ashwin.
    Ashwin is celebrated as Bijoya Dashami or Dussehra.The day is basically the celebration of the victory of the goddess.
  • The idol of the mother goddess is worshipped for five days and on this day, Durga is believed to leave for her husband, Shiva’s abode in the Himalayas. The idol is immersed in the Ganges on this day and the festivities of greeting each other and distributing sweets begin. The young seek the blessings of the elders on this occasion.
  • The woman bid farewell to the mother goddess with Sindoor khela(applying vermilion) to the goddess and other married ladies.
  • GRAND IMMERSON IS WITNESSED BY RIVER CRUISE AND GHAT VISITS organised by various Tour operators in Kolkata.
Celebrate the essence of Visharjan- Grand immersion of Goddess Durga on river Ganges

Day’s Activity :

  • Meet and greet at Millennium Park gate, at 6:00 p.m. , Duration up to 4hours
  • Embark on cruise.
  • You will be welcomed on board with a wholehearted smile and drinks (Non alcoholic) on arrival.
  • Snacks (Veg & Non Veg) to be served on board.
  • This Air conditioned Vessel is no ordinary boat, it is luxurious & grand and has the capacity of 150 people, it gives a 360 degree river view of the beautiful shoreline of Kolkata.
  • With the illuminated Howrah Bridge and Vidyasagar Setu it brings in the magic of the evening.
  • While sipping assorted drinks (Non alcoholic) you will be swept away as you cruise through the night-time enhancement of the city’s riverside legacy with festive music.
  • Witness Grand immersion at various Ghats post 6:30 p.m. An ideal time to witness the magical moments.
  • Sumptuous Dinner to be served on board.
  • Cruise ends @ 10:00 p.m. with wonderful memories and with hope for Mother Durga to come next year again.

Please note - Timings may vary according to tide.

Charges - INR 2,999 per person per day + 5% GST
Inclusions
  • Blessings from Mother Durga.
  • Luxurious & grand Air conditioned vessel.
  • Non alcoholic drinks, snacks/ dinner (Veg & Non Veg), Desserts.
  • Tour Expert/ Guide/ Company’s representative.
  • Drop to nodal points
Exclusions
  • No pick up or drop off however can be arranged on an additional charge, so call us to find out the rates.
  • Anything which is not included in the inclusions.
  • No pick up
  • Note
  • We reserve the right to change the venue, itinerary, while on the tour as per the traffic /road condition and comfort of the participants.
  • The visharjan Cruise will be on the date of Vijay Dashmi as per the Hindu calender
  • It is beyond our control to predict the number of Idols Immersions on the evening of Vijay Dashmi as it depends on the Government and as per the Puja Committee.
  • NO CANCELLATION ON CONFIRMED BOOKINGS.
  • FAQs
    • What is Grand Immersion or Vijay Dashmi ?
      Vijay Dashmi or Grand Immersion is the tenth day of Navartri festival and the celebration of good over evil, the Goddess killed Mahishasura (Demon king). It is also celebrated as the day on which Lord Rama achieved victory over Ravana, he was the ten headed demon king of Lanka. In Bengal, Vijay Dashmi is celebrated as the last day of Durga Puja where the idols of Goddess Durga are immersed in the water.
    • What is the capacity of the Vessel, does it have Air Conditioning?
      We do not use bigger Vessel for Grand Immersion as they cannot be taken closer tp the ghats however we use the vessel Ahalya which has the capacity of 120 passengers and can easily manoeuvre closer to the ghats, we will be covering upto eight ghats Babu ghat, Princep ghat, Gwalior Ghat, Ramkrishnapur Ghat
    • Do you show live Immersion of the Goddess or via visual display?
      We want you experience the live Immersion of the Mother Goddess than the visual display which is like watching television at home therefore we show the live Immersion of the Goddess.
    • Is there a pick up and a drop available ?
      No, there is no pick up, you will come on your own to the Millennium park Jetty Ghat at 6 pm (Reporting time), the vessel will leave the shore at 6:30 pm. As there will be difficulty in finding a transportation after 10 pm therefore we are giving a Nodal drop to the following Nodal points: Garia, Rashbehari, Karunamoyee and Dunlop.
    • What if I miss the vessel?
      There will be No Refund if you miss the vessel / No show. As the roads may be crowded on the last day of the festival therefore we suggest you to start early from home and reach on time.
    • What is the exact time for Immersion?
      The Immersion starts after 4:30 pm however most of the Immersions take place in late evening.
    • Why your rates differ from others?
      This is a Ten year old company, we are well known for our quality service and prompt customer service, we are available 24x7 to answer to your queries. The river cruise charge includes AC Vessel, Scrumptious Dinner, Folk music & Songs, Narrator & Nodal drop facility. Witness the live Immersion, No Visual display.
    • How do I book this tour?
      You can book this tour via PayUmoney, PayTm, Bank Transfer, Paypal & Doorstep Cash payment collection.
    Dashmi Traveller Route
    KARUNAMOYEE RASHBEHARI
    Millenium Park Millenium Park
    Lalit Dalhousie
    Esplanade Esplanade
    Park Circus ( Via Science City) Park Street
    Karunamoyee Exide
    Hazra
    Rashbehari
    GARIAHAT SHYAMBAZAR
    Millenium Park Millenium Park
    Dalhousie Girish Park
    Esplanade Manik Tala
    Park Circus Shyambazar
    Ballygunge
    Gariahat
    Golpark
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