is a rural retreat near Shantiniketan (West
Bengal, India). It is a retreat attaching to a farm,
having a cluster of clay cottages overlooking the greenery and a huge
Concept - Jiraan is where one come to a home and relax and rejuvenate.
The ambience is rural and rustic but the basic creature comforts satisfy
architecture: a fusion of rustic mud-huts and a more modern, brick
framework, it is eco-friendly and uses to a large extent, renewable
resources like bamboo.
cuisine - A refined version of
location : Jiraan is located at Kamarpara village in Birbhum district,
West Bengal. On the highway between Bolpur and Ilambazar, right after BITM college comes Kamarpara bus-stop and the gates of
Air: The nearest airport is at Kolkata.
Rail: Regular train services connect Birbhum District with other
important towns and cities in the State. Most popular trains from Kolkata to
Bolpur are Shantiniketan Express, Intercity Express and Ganadevata Express
Road: A good network of national highways connect Bolpur with other
important town and cities in the State. By taxi/car from Kolkata the journey
can be made in 3-3.5 hrs.
Jiraan is an ex-Kolkata
getaway and can be visited all round the year.