Singi Village Homestay Near Burdwan – Stay & Food
Singi, located about 135 km from Kolkata is a Rural Bengal Village. You can see here acres and acres of paddy fields meeting the blue sky at the horizon, winding and muddy village roads and the languorous movement of the bullock carts. Best weekend destination from Kolkata.
Sightseeing Near Singi Village –
Singi has a historical and cultural background as it is the birthplace of Kasiram Das who translated the Hindu Epic ‘Mahabharata’ in Bengali. So a visit to the writer’s house is must.
Buro-Shivtala’ Temple nearby is an eye catching attraction because of it navaratna style architectural design. The temple was built in 18th century Bengal.
An ancient ‘Banyan Tree’ still stands strong today. Villagers call it a wish fulfilling tree as they believe the tree fulfill all wishes and desires.
‘Shilpi-para’ is popular for its terracotta handicrafts. This place is located in ‘Natungram’, a village 8.8 km away from Singi. In ‘Shilpi-Para’, more or less every family is involved in making handicrafts for livelihood. You can even buy the handmade products directly from the families from ‘Shilpi-para’.
Also visit the Radha-Krishna Temple (or Kuthia Baba Mandir) if coming to Natungram.
The most captivating sight of Singi is its stretchy rich green rice fields which are in abundance. During winter the greenery is at its best bloom. The blue sky, green fields and trees, and river together make a beguiling portrait.
Another historical attraction is the ‘Terracotta Temple’ of the Chandra Family, located in nearby Sribati village. The architectural design of this temple is exactly similar to the design of the temples of Odissa.
Purbasthali is 22 km away from Singi is added to the popularity list for its bird watching sight especially during winter. There is also an ‘ox-bow’ lake from where you can enjoy the sight of different birds.
You can visit ‘Khirgram’ near to Singi for the famous ‘Jagadya Temple’ where the goddess is believed to be a form of Devi Durga.
Nayachar river island on Ganges Please note, this Nayachar is not the same as the one in Haldia. This a rather a small uninhabitated island which hosts one of the most diverse population of local and migratory birds in winter. If you are a birding enthusiast, our guide can take you for a trip to this island.Kalyanpur Ghat, the river Ganges takes a sharp bend where a large expanse of water still harbours the most endangered species of Shushuk or “Gangetic River Dolphins.” This part of Ganges is not fished extensively on commercial basis and is devoid of large polluting urban habitat, which has resulted in the natural conservation of this species.
Katwa Located at the confluence of River Ajay and the Ganges, Katwa is steeped in history and religion. One of the earliest settlements of West Bengal, Katwa is one of the most important centers of Vaishanvism. The famous Sri Gouranga Temple in Katwa is believed to have been visited by Keshab Bharati and Sri Chaitnaya Mahaprabhu himself whereas the Ashram at Madhaitala is said to have hosted the two dearest disciples of Mahaprabhu – Jagai and Madhai. Other centers like Agradwip, Sreekhanda and Gyandas Kendra are all associated with important aspects of the Vaishnav movement. You can also spot Shah Alam’s Darga in Katwa built by Mushidkuli Khan – the then Subedar of Bengal, which displays some classical Islamic architecture. If legend is to be believed, then King Vikramaditya’s capital must have been somewhere near present Korgram in Mongalkote Block of Katwa.
One of the 51 Shakti Peeths of Goddess Sati, the shrine of Attahas is said to house the lips of Mother Sati. Addressed as Goddess Phullara in Attahas, this most important Shakti Peeth of Hinduism is said to attract pilgrims throughout the year. Attahas is also famous for being the nesting site of thousands of Open Billed Storks and a very healthy population of fruit bats.
Weekend Tours Near Burdwan
Singi Village | Shantiniketan Homestay | Burdwan
What is the best time to visit Singi?
Singi is an ideal destination for a peaceful vacation year-round. However, for those seeking lush green landscapes, the winter season is the recommended choice.
The summer months in Bardhhaman district can be exceedingly hot, making it challenging to fully enjoy the area.
While the monsoon season offers a refreshing ambiance, it may present challenges for exploration due to heavy rainfall.
How to reach Singi?
Train – Patuli (Burdwan) is the nearest station to Singi around 7 km. Catch a local train either from Sealdah Station or Howrah Station to Patuli Station. Regular local trains are available from both the stations.
Time taken to reach Patuli Station from Kolkata is almost most 3 hours. Once you arrive at Patuli station,book a tuk-tuk or e-rickshaw to Singi.
Road – For people who love to drive, there are two routes to reach Singi by car.
- Route 1: via Memari
The distance between Kolkata and Singh using the Route 1 is 135 km.
- Route 2: Via Kalna
The distance between Kolkata and Singi using Route 2 is 148 km.
Since it is a village, there is no question of airport coming up. But there are a few airports near to Singh but not very close by.
- Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport (Kolkata, West Bengal) 115 km.
- Ranchi Airport (Ranchi, Jharkhand) 327 km.
Singi Village in Katwa Ii (Barddhaman) West Bengal
Rate Chart Of Singi Village –
Santiniketon is a small homestay in Singi village.
We have 2 large size(140sq.ft approx) ac double bed rooms: 2500/-(second floor) per room per day.
We have 1 small size(100 sq.ft approx) ac double bed room: 2200/-(second floor) per day.
We have 1 large size(150 sq.ft approx) non ac double bed room: 2300/-(first floor) per day.
We have 1 small size (100 square feet approx) non ac double bed room: 1300/-(first floor) per day.
We have 1 large size (250 square feet approx) four bed room: 1800/-(ground floor) per day.
*In any room extra person(adult) with bed will be charged: Rs. 500/-.
Veg. Food package for an adult per day including bed tea, breakfast, lunch, evening tea and dinner: 599/-.
Non veg. Food package: 799/-.
Kids up to 5years: complementary(only veg).
Kids from 6 years to 12 years: 399/- per day, per head(only veg).
Chek in: 11.30am.
Chek out: 09.00 am.
Driver’s allocation: Rs. 400/- per night, per driver. Food charges extra.
If there are more than two adults staying in a double room, an additional charge of 550 INR is applied.
Where to stay at Singi? Shanitiniketan Homestay
Tourist Spot Near Katwa
- Temples: Khepi Maa Mandir, Hari Bari Durga Mondir, Ghosheswar Shiva Mandir, Indira Pally Durga Mandir, Siddheswari Mandir, Saheb Bagan Durga Mandir, Durga Mandir, Ghutkia Para Durga Mandir
- Religious sites: ISKCON Chandrodaya Mandir, ISKCON Mayapur, The Kankalitala Temple, Vidya Bhavana
- Other attractions: Bolpur, Shantiniketan, Durgapur, Deul, Bhalki Machan