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Hello Kolkata! Cultural Morning Walk Tour

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Tour details: 

Total Duration: 4 Hours

Tour Schedules: 6:00 AM  


Trip Overview:

Hello Kolkata! introduces you to real charm, culture and heritage of Kolkata (Calcutta). Kolkata is the city where India and England collide. Kolkata is perhaps the most important cultural centre of India. The city is the birthplace of modern Indian literary and artistic thought and of Indian nationalism, and its citizens have made great efforts to preserve Indian culture and civilization. This is a perfect tour to explore some hidden gems of Kolkata. During the 4 hours of Walk tour, you will walk past the colonial buildings made during the British reign, visit the iconic Howrah Bridge, and take a ferry ride in Ganges and more.

 

Highlights:

  • Take a stroll in Maidan (Largest urban park in Kolkata) near Victoria Memorial.
  • Visit India’s Largest Flower Market and walk on the world’s busiest iconic bridge “Howrah Bridge”.
  • Enjoy a ferry ride in Ganges
  • Explore Potter’s town (Kumartoli) & Old Kolkata
  • Breakfast at a local restaurant.

Detailed overview:

Kolkata (Calcutta) is the capital of West Bengal and a major hub of East India. At one time Kolkata was the British capital in India and thereby had been greatly influenced by it. British style lamp posts and the yellow ambassador taxis that throng the streets are evidence to this. The city was also home to Mother Teresa who did a great deal of work with the city’s poor inhabitants. Known for its art, culture, food, architecture and history – Kolkata, the City of Joy is one of India’s most fascinating metropolitan cities.

Friendlier than India’s other metropolises, this is a city you ‘feel’ more than simply visit. Let’s Walk, Explore & Experience the “city of joy”.  

Itinerary:

  • You will be received from your hotel/pick-up point in central Kolkata by your host at 6:00 AM or you can report at the reporting address specified in the ‘Meet-up Information’ section.
  • Post a short meet and greet, you will be following the below-stated tour plan;
  • First visit Mother House early in the morning and learn about her life and humanitarian effort.
  • Walk with us to visit the oldest market, was established for British citizen in Kolkata. Experience the early morning crowd of locals in Market buying vegetable, fish, spices, meat, fruits for daily consumption. You will walk past the colonial buildings made during the British reign.
  • Take a stroll in Maidan (Largest urban park in Kolkata) near Victoria Memorial.
  • Flower market is a site for you sight, experience the chaos and crowd of India’s largest Flower market.
  • Take a walk on India’s busiest and iconic bridge.
  • Enjoy a wonderful walk along the Ganges river with great view of Howrah bridge and also see the locals taking bath in Ganges, boats, ships sailing around.
  • Take a ferry ride in Ganges and more. Explore Kumartuli (potter’s town/colony), interact with local artiste and see them handcrafting clay idols.

Inclusions:

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only in Central Kolkata).
  • Bottled water.
  • Breakfast at Local Restaurant.
  • Coffee and/or Tea.
  • Tour escort/host.
  • Transportation / Ferry ride
  • Snacks during the tour.
  • Service of a tour guide.

Exclusions:

  • Gratuities
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.

Important Information:

  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
  • The tour involves a moderate amount of walking, all the guests are requested to wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • The guests may also carry sunglasses, sunscreen, umbrella, hats or scarf and camera if interested in photography.
  • Please carry a valid passport for identity verification, if you are a foreign national and are looking to book this tour.

Cancellation Policy:

  • To receive a full refund, travelers may cancel up to 48 hours before the experience start date in the local timezone. No refunds will be given after that time period.