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Durga Puja Visarjan 2024 in Kolkata with Mercury Tour Operator

Durga Puja Visarjan

Durga Puja Visarjan in Kolkata marks the culmination of the city’s most celebrated festival, a grand spectacle that reverberates with fervor and devotion. As the city bids farewell to the beloved goddess Durga, streets come alive with vibrant processions, music, and joyous chants. The immersion of the elaborately crafted idols into the holy waters of the Ganges symbolizes the victory of good over evil and the renewal of faith. Thousands gather along the ghats, eagerly awaiting this sacred moment, which is steeped in tradition and reverence. Amidst the festive atmosphere, the air resonates with the beats of drums and the sound of conch shells, creating an unforgettable experience for all who witness it. Durga Puja Visarjan in Kolkata is not just a religious ritual but a cultural extravaganza, a testament to the city’s rich heritage and collective spirit.

Event Details

  • Event: Ganga r Bukey Devi Durga Visarjan (Immersion of Durga Idol on the Ganges)
  • Date: October 13, 2024
  • Time: 4:30 p.m. (Reporting time at Babughat Jetty)
  • Duration: Approximately 4- hours


  1. Idol Immersion Ceremony: Witness the grandeur of the Durga idol immersion ceremony as worshippers bid farewell to the goddess.
  2. River Trip: Embark on a 4-hour river trip starting at Babughat Jetty, cruising between the Howrah and Second Hooghly Bridges.
  3. Ghat Stops: Experience the immersion rituals at various ghats along the Ganga River, including Shibpur Ghat, Nimtala Ghat, Bagbazar Ghat, Gwalior Ghat, and Ramkrishnapur Ghat.
  4. Exploration: Explore the area near the riverbank where the Visarjan ceremony is being prepared and witness the adornment of the idols with flowers, garlands, and trinkets.
  5. Devi Visarjan Ceremony: Participate in the Devi Visarjan ceremony, a sacred ritual where the idols are submerged in the holy waters of the Ganga River.
  6. Colorful Procession: Observe the vibrant procession as worshippers carry the idols while reciting prayers and singing hymns.
  7. Evening Snacks: Enjoy delicious evening snacks during the cruise.
  8. Sindur Khela: Take part in the traditional Sindur Khela, a joyous celebration where married women apply vermillion to each other.
  9. Bengali Traditional Dinner: Indulge in a scrumptious Bengali traditional dinner to conclude the excursion.


  • Immersion displaying at the ghats in Babughat, Gwalior, Ramkrishnapur, Shibpur, Ahiritola
  • Folk singing and dance performances with recorded music for entertainment
  • Sindur Khela
  • Snacks in the evening
  • Bengali traditional dinner


  • Any transport to reach and depart from Babughat
  • Personal expenditure
  • Anything out of inclusions is chargeable and payable on the spot

Tour Cost

@ Rs.2650/- per heads(above 3 years) +5% GST

Above cost are applicable for Indian citizen only. For foreign Rs.1000 extra per head

Booking & Reservation

Join us on this remarkable journey and create unforgettable memories. Book your spot now and get ready to immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Kolkata and the devotion of Durga Puja.

To make a reservation or for any further inquiries, please contact Mercury Tour Operator at the following address:

Mercury Tour Operator Address: 207/171,B.T Road, Kolkata 700036, Phone: 8902495917, 8910339427 Email:

We look forward to having you on board for the Ganga r Bukey Devi Durga Visarjan tour 2023 with Mercury Tour Operator

Ma Durga Visarjan 2024

  • Ma Durga Visarjan refers to the ritualistic immersion of the Durga idols in water, typically in rivers or other bodies of water, marking the end of the Durga Puja festival.
  • It symbolizes bidding farewell to Goddess Durga as she returns to her celestial abode after her annual visit to Earth.
  • The immersion process is considered auspicious and is believed to carry away the accumulated negativity and impurities, purifying the surroundings and bringing blessings to the devotees.
  • Devotees participate in the Visarjan ceremony with utmost devotion, offering prayers and seeking blessings from the goddess.
  • The Visarjan ceremony is accompanied by elaborate rituals, chanting of hymns, and vibrant processions, creating a festive atmosphere.


Vijaya Dashami

  • Vijaya Dashami, also known as Dussehra, is celebrated on the tenth day of the Hindu month of Ashwin, which falls in September or October.
  • It commemorates the victory of good over evil, symbolized by the triumph of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana in the epic Ramayana.
  • In the context of Durga Puja, Vijaya Dashami marks the day when Ma Durga defeated the buffalo demon Mahishasura, signifying the victory of divine forces over evil.
  • On this day, devotees offer prayers to Ma Durga and seek her blessings for strength, prosperity, and victory in their own lives.
  • It is also considered an auspicious day for new beginnings and endeavors, as the victory of good over evil is seen as a positive omen for initiating new ventures or projects.
  • Cultural programs, processions, and community gatherings are organized to celebrate Vijaya Dashami, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Bengal.