How to go to Mayapur.
Going to Mayapur Dham is very easy from all parts of India. From Calcutta there are numerous trains going to Krishnagar city ( From Sealdah to North bound). From Krishnanagar you can take a taxi or bus to Mayapur Dham ( 25kms). Or if you want to go by road directly to Mayapur, you can do so by taking a bus from Esplande Bus Turminus to Mayapur. Mayapur is about 140 Kms from Kolkata by road. The bus fare should range from Rs. 60 to Rs.100 ( USD$ 2) for one side depeding on the class of the bus.
Recently, ISKON too has been organising devotional/ Tourism day long tour to Mayapur and back from their Kolkata office at ISKON Temple on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The fare is nominal ( Rs.275/- per head or USD$6) and the service is with a guide with full knowledge of Mayapur Dham and Hare Krishna movement.
Please contact their Calcutta office: ISKON, 3C, Albert Road, Near Minto Park/ Camac Street, Kolkata- 700017. phones: +91-33-22873757/30280865. Mobile No: +91-9432370057, Contact Person: Mr.Sanat Kumar.
For Package Tour or Corporate tour:
You may also get in touch with ISKON directly : Mayapur Tourism Department, Sri Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir, 217, Chakra Building, Sri Mayapur, District- Nadia, West Bengal, Pin: 741318, India. Contact Person: Sri Gopijan Ballab Das, Manager Guest Relations, Ph: +91-3472-245219. E-mail: email@example.com
The Bullock Cart Tour.
If you are interested you can buy ticket for Bullock Cart tour in and around ISCON, Mayapur temple. They take you around in improvised Bullock Cart drawn by very strong Bulls. Ticket Rs.15 per head. It is approved by ISCON and the God!