Distance from Kolkata: 163km

Known to many as Rabindranath Tagore’s home and now a university, Shantiniketan is a small town located in the Birbhum district of West Bengal. Nestled on the cradle of gorgeous Nature Goddess, this exotic travel destination of rural Bengal is close to the world famous Visva Bharati University.

If you would like to see the most colorful phase of Shantiniketan, travel during Dol Utsav or Poush Mela.