Raktokorobi (Red Oleander) Karugram (Craft Village) is a hidden paradise, nestled in the lap of nature is just 3 &1/2 hrs drive from Kolkata airport and about 10 KMs from Bolpore rilways station.
The bungalows & rooms are aesthetically made resembling the rustic look of villages from outside with facilities of that a modern life demands.
It is here at Raktokorobi Karugram, you may get the essence of time travelling. You will find the words REJUVENATION & RAKTOKOROBI karugram similar.
Let the lush green surrounding, the sweet village lass, large water bodies and unspoilt ethnic people be your neighbor for few days. Raktokorobi will unbox the child within you. Here in Raktokorobi, your morning will start with the pure voice of mother nature supported by the melodious song of our baul (folk musician) and will end with the sound of crickets (Jhijhi Poka in Bengali).
At present, there are a total of 9 duplex huts, all designed in a traditional way, so that visitors can feel at one with the natural space around them and to promote local artistry. The rooms have been created using clay and wall murals have been painted by various tribal artists. Each of the rooms has a living room, a bedroom, a powder room / walk in closet, bathroom, an open terrace.
Located about 160 KMs from Kolkata, small yet famous townwhich embodies Rabindranath Thakur’s (Tagore) vision of an abode of learning which is not restricted by conventional or regional barrier.
Founded in 1863, by Maharshi Devendra Nath Thakur, father of Rabindra Nath Thakur,, it became an experimental place of learning beyond the confinement of classroom, Shantiniketan evaluated into VISHVA BHARATI UNIVERSITY in 1921.
Till date, it attracts students from all over the world & has become the spiritual arena in a aesthetic and culturally reach environment.
From it’s very inception, Shantiniketan (aka Bolpore) was lovingly modeled by Gurudev on the principal of humanism, internationalism & sustainable environment.
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