How to reach Sridham Mayapur
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ISKCON Kolkata has been operating regular AC and Non AC bus services to Sridham Mayapur since past more than thirty years. Every year more than ten thousand pilgrims avail our bus services to visit Mayapur. We have a long track record of consistent and safe service and thousands of satisfied pilgrims. Currently our buses operate on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Pilgrims have option to avail either same day return package trip or staying back in Mayapur.
Same day Return trip: Pilgrims who opt for same day return trip leave with our bus in the morning and reach Mayapur by around 10:30 AM. After reaching Mayapur they are taken on a guided tour of ISKCON Mayapur campus where they visit temple of Sri Sri Radha Madhava, Panchatattva and Narsimha Deva, Chaitanya Leela exhibition, Goshala, Srila Prabhupada Samadhi Mandir, Srila Prabhupada Samadhi exhibition, Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Janmasthana etc. After visiting the above mentioned places the pilgrims leave with our bus at 4PM from Mayapur. We provide morning breakfast and evening snacks to pilgrims in the bus and lunch is provided in Mayapur.
If pilgrims want to stay in Mayapur they can also book rooms of there choice from our office.
Now we are very glad to announce that we have started online bus booking and room booking facility for the pilrgrims. For booking bus and rooms online please visit www.tourmayapur.com.
ISKCON Kolkata also provides car services for Mayapur.
From Howrah station
If you are catching a train at Howrah, a less-crowded train to catch is *Intercity express*, which leaves Howrah at about 3pm (the train does not operate on Sundays.) It reaches Nabadwip Dham by about 5:45pm.
There are trains leaving Howrah and which pass through *Nabadwip Dham*, practically every hour and a half, but they are sometimes quite crowded. It takes about 3 hours to reach Nabadwip Dham from Howrah.
Once you reach *Nabadwip Dham* station, you have to take a rikshaw to *Mayapur Ghat* and then get on a boat to cross over the Ganga to reach *Hular Ghat* at Mayapur. Take a rikshaw to come to ISKCON’s Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir.
From Sealdah station
Sealdah is a train station located within Kolkata. There are trains leaving Sealdah and which pass through Krishnanagar. Usually these trains are crowded. It takes about two hours to reach Krishnanagar from Sealdah.
From Krishnanagar, you can catch a rikshaw to go to the bus terminal (“bus stand”) and catch a bus to ISKCON Mayapur. Or, you can get into a three-wheeler to go to Mayapur Ghat in Swarup Ganj (where Bhaktivinoda Thakura used to live), get on a boat to cross over the Jalangi river to reach *Hular Ghat* at Mayapur. Then take a rikshaw to come to ISKCON Mayapur.