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Heritage Walking Tour of Kolkata

 Kolkata    3 Hours 33 people interested today
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Trip Overview

Walking is the best way of exploring things, the guide/tour expert will provide you with an experience at every turn with unfamiliar sights. The heritage buildings, the honking cars, the man-powered rickshaws, local ferry to experience the river Hooghly and the local markets.

Highlights

  • A 3-hour walking tour of Kolkata.
  • Take a tour of the first wine shop of India, a first five-star hotel of Asia and more historical building.
  • Visit St John's Church, first public building of Calcutta which houses Job Charnock Mausoleum, Black Hole of Calcutta and the famous painting of The Last Supper.
  • Ferry ride across the river to get a picturesque view of both the bridges Howrah Bridge and Vidyasagar Setu.

 

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. Besides many sightseeing attractions in and around Kolkata, there are several things do in Kolkata to choose from.

 

Itinerary

  • You will be meeting your hosts near the Lalit Great Eastern Hotel at 8:00 AM. Post a short meet and greet you will be commencing the tour.
  • First up, visit the Great Eastern Hotel, the first five-star hotel in Asia and learn about the history of the iconic hotel. The following places would be covered during the remaining leg of the tour.
  • The first Wine shop in India.
  • Governor's House: First Governor's House of India.
  • Dead Letter Office Building
  • Currency Building
  • St. Andrews Kirk
  • Writers Building
  • GPO - General Post Office
  • Lal Dighi / Red Tank
  • St. Johns Church
  • Calcutta High Court
  • Post the land exploration, you would now be heading on to take a ferry ride across the river Hooghly. Witness the Howrah and the Vidyasagar Setu.
  • At the end of the tour, you would be witnessing the Eden Garden (One of the biggest cricket stadium of India).

Basic Details

Start Point
The Lalit Great Eastern Hotel, Kolkata
Finish Point
Eden Garden Cricket Stadium
Start time
8:00 am
Category
Tours & SightseeingWalking ToursFamily-friendly
Trip Code
O2287A3562

Inclusions

  • Guide/Tour expert charges.
  • Packaged drinking water bottles.
  • Monument entrance charges.
  • Ferry charges.

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop.
  • Any meals during the tour.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.
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Important Information

  • The hosts reserve the right to change the itinerary while on the tour as per the traffic/road condition and comfort of the participants.
  • If the tour extends more than 3 hours, then there would be an extra charge of INR 350/hour.
  • All the tour expert/guides are real locals (most of them are young girls/boys) who are not government guide, they are trained by the hosts and these real locals are more of a friend than a guide who would love to show you their city.

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 30 days
  • 50% refund if cancelled before 7 days
  • No refund after that

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Lalit Great Eastern Hotel.
  • Please report at the meeting point 10 minutes prior to departure time.
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