Mesmerising Kolkata Private Customised Day Tour

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
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    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Mesmerising Kolkata Private Customised Day Tour 9/14/2019 - 2/9/2021Monday - Sunday:06:30 AM - 09:00 PM Private Tour with.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    K C Das More, Lenin Sarani Rd, Maidan, Esplanade, Dharmatala, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700013, India
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

It is YOUR holiday. So our tours are never "One size fits all" but rather a customised PRIVATE tour with experiences which we will craft uniquely for you after consulting based on your tastes & preferences.
We shall meet you in time, take you to the attractions, regale you with wonderful stories, great food, mesmerizing sights, sounds and the true vibe of Kolkata. Possibly these are the reasons why guests have given us the "Hall of Fame" and Certificate of Excellence 6 years in a row! The list of places is indicative only and locations mentioned herein are suggestions to help you plan your tour.
Savour from a choice of traditional sights like The victoria memorial, Maidan, Howrah bridge, New market, Kumartully Idols, Ganges, Mother house, Raj Heritage sites, Marble Palace,Black Town mansions, Belur Math & Dakshineswar Kali Temples, Cathedrals, Synagouges, Jain Temple, Nakhoda Masjid, books in College street,India Coffee House, Flower Market, etc. from a host of possibilities.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Malik Ghat Flower Market, Southeast end of Howrah Bridge, Kolkata (Calcutta) India
Be enthralled by the riot of vibrant colours, be humbled by the daily existential struggle of stake holders who embrace life with dignity and remember to smile, get informed on the ecology of a way of life and facets of real India. Possibly Asia's biggest flower market, sure to leave an impression in you.
Please understand that all locations mentioned are suggestions or pointers that are named to help you plan your tour. These are definitely not obligatory and you can opt to cut, prune, add or modify after consulting with us based on your taste and preferences. This is a PRIVATE tour and so does not need to be a "one size fits all" situation. You have options. Why have we done this? Simply because, it is YOUR holiday.
Lastly, but most importantly, it is not possible to cover everything in a day tour. It takes more than a day. The list of places is indicative only. Apart from rough time estimates, we have to factor in commuting time (which will vary depending on transport means and local conditions on a given day), the time spent on a particular location, etc. Get in touch with us and we help you to arrive at a plan custom made for you, sans obligations.

Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Howrah Bridge, Jagganath Ghat 1, Strand Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India
How can you leave our city without visiting a icon that defines us since 1943? Try to count the rivets and give up! Marvel at the sheer traffic on the bridge using myriad modes of conveyance including the surging pedestrian traffic that come in to the city to everyday.
Please understand that all locations mentioned are suggestions or pointers that are named to help you plan your tour. These are definitely not obligatory and you can opt to cut, prune, add or modify after consulting with us based on your taste and preferences. This is a PRIVATE tour and so does not need to be a "one size fits all" situation. You have options. Why have we done this? Simply because, it is YOUR holiday.
Lastly, but most importantly, it is not possible to cover everything in a day tour. It takes more than a day. The list of places is indicative only. Apart from rough time estimates, we have to factor in commuting time (which will vary depending on transport means and local conditions on a given day), the time spent on a particular location, etc. Get in touch with us and we help you to arrive at a plan custom made for you, sans obligations.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Chote Lal ghat, P222/1, Strand Bank Rd, Fairley Place, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India
The City of Calcutta came up on the banks of the Ganges and here she is called the Hooghly River. Rest a bit here and soak in everything around you. The flowing river and it's tides, the Howrah Station on the other bank, people performing rituals and worshiping the river. Men, women and children bathing, urchins scavenging for valuables, priests and Sadhus meditating, daily chores of common people, temples, mud wrestling arenas and gymnasiums and so many stories about the river or built around it.
Please understand that all locations mentioned are suggestions or pointers that are named to help you plan your tour. These are definitely not obligatory and you can opt to cut, prune, add or modify after consulting with us based on your taste and preferences. This is a PRIVATE tour and so does not need to be a "one size fits all" situation. You have options. Why have we done this? Simply because, it is YOUR holiday.
Lastly, but most importantly, it is not possible to cover everything in a day tour. It takes more than a day. The list of places is indicative only. Apart from rough time estimates, we have to factor in commuting time (which will vary depending on transport means and local conditions on a given day), the time spent on a particular location, etc. Get in touch with us and we help you to arrive at a plan custom made for you, sans obligations.

Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Mother House A J C Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016 India
Pay your respects to the power and resolve of a diminutive, single woman who had more determination than an entire army put together and brought about changes in the lives of so many people not just in Kolkata but globally. Be humbled by her life and be comforted by her saintly blessings.
Please understand that all locations mentioned are suggestions or pointers that are named to help you plan your tour. These are definitely not obligatory and you can opt to cut, prune, add or modify after consulting with us based on your taste and preferences. This is a PRIVATE tour and so does not need to be a "one size fits all" situation. You have options. Why have we done this? Simply because, it is YOUR holiday.
Lastly, but most importantly, it is not possible to cover everything in a day tour. It takes more than a day. The list of places is indicative only. Apart from rough time estimates, we have to factor in commuting time (which will vary depending on transport means and local conditions on a given day), the time spent on a particular location, etc. Get in touch with us and we help you to arrive at a plan custom made for you, sans obligations.

Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Kumartuli Idol Maker, 1, Kumartuli St, Sovabazar, Sector-1, Shobhabazar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700005, India
The Clay Idol making hub, possibly the largest in the world where the artists and artisans are to be found giving shape to the statues of Hindu gods and celebrities as per contract. A fascinating experience where you the entire process from the sourcing of the clay, hay and bamboo via the river, making of the idols using these, the lives of people involved and their history, this unique cultural aspect of the city transcending the work for the better known Durga Puja idols and more. Again, it is an entire ecosystem that ought not to be missed.
Victoria Memorial, whose grounds you may have visited the evening before for the Light & Sound show which is a good introduction to the city psyche and its history in brief. The Victoria Memorial is both to be admired for its view of the facades from the sprawling lawns sprinkled with water bodies and statues of prominent personalities as well as for a tour inside. The tour will take you to further wisdom on the colonial rule, the growth of the city and India in the British times. The Memorial today is a major sponsor and flag bearer of our Art, Culture and Social Commentary.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Victoria Memorial Hall, 1 Queen's Way, Kolkata (Calcutta) India
The Victoria Memorial is both to be admired for its view of the facades from the sprawling lawns sprinkled with water bodies and statues of prominent personalities as well as for a tour inside. The tour will take you to further wisdom on the colonial rule, the growth of the city and India in the British times. The Memorial today is a major sponsor and flag bearer of our Art, Culture and Social Commentary.
Please understand that all locations mentioned are suggestions or pointers that are named to help you plan your tour. These are definitely not obligatory and you can opt to cut, prune, add or modify after consulting with us based on your taste and preferences. This is a PRIVATE tour and so does not need to be a "one size fits all" situation. You have options. Why have we done this? Simply because, it is YOUR holiday.
Lastly, but most importantly, it is not possible to cover everything in a day tour. It takes more than a day. The list of places is indicative only. Apart from rough time estimates, we have to factor in commuting time (which will vary depending on transport means and local conditions on a given day), the time spent on a particular location, etc. Get in touch with us and we help you to arrive at a plan custom made for you, sans obligations.

Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Jorasanko Thakur Bari, 6/4 Dwarakanath Tagore Lane Rabindra Bharati University Campus, Jorasanko, Kolkata (Calcutta) India
The Jorasanko Thakurbari, once the abode of generations of luminaries who excelled in various disciplines over generations and were significant contributors to Bengal and Indian Renaissance, today houses a Museum and University. The sons of the house have among them, Asia's First Nobel Laureate, The Kabiguru (The Guru of Poetry) Rabindranath Thakur (Tagore). Poet (Nobel Laureate), Author, Dramatist, Singer, Painter, Educationalist (founder of Asia's first open air School and University at Shantiniketan), Humanist & Philosopher, Tagore along with other illustrious members of his family, gave a lot to India. A museum built in the Mansion gives you glimpses of his life and times.
Please understand that all locations mentioned are suggestions or pointers that are named to help you plan your tour. These are definitely not obligatory and you can opt to cut, prune, add or modify after consulting with us based on your taste and preferences. This is a PRIVATE tour and so does not need to be a "one size fits all" situation. You have options. Why have we done this? Simply because, it is YOUR holiday.
Lastly, but most importantly, it is not possible to cover everything in a day tour. It takes more than a day. The list of places is indicative only. Apart from rough time estimates, we have to factor in commuting time (which will vary depending on transport means and local conditions on a given day), the time spent on a particular location, etc. Get in touch with us and we help you to arrive at a plan custom made for you, sans obligations.

Duration: 1 hour
Pass By: Park Street, Mother Teresa Sarani, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016 India
This is the street to take a stroll on and marvel at the Victorian Edwardian and Georgian building facades. Make your mark ad plan your evening trips to the famous cafes, eateries and watering holes in and around the street. Get into a bookshop to browse books, grab a kati roll experience or cool down with a beer. Feeling lazy? Get a window table at Flury's and watch the world walk past. Hungry? Delicious Indian, Continental and Chinese food await you at legendary restaurants but if you are young and trendy, slide into a Hard Rock Cafe or Starbucks with elan. If you still don't get an idea of the place, be there for yourself and you would know. And lastly, do ask us why it was once called "The Burial Ground Road"
Please understand that all locations mentioned are suggestions or pointers that are named to help you plan your tour. These are definitely not obligatory and you can opt to cut, prune, add or modify after consulting with us based on your taste and preferences. This is a PRIVATE tour and so does not need to be a "one size fits all" situation. You have options. Why have we done this? Simply because, it is YOUR holiday.
Lastly, but most importantly, it is not possible to cover everything in a day tour. It takes more than a day. The list of places is indicative only. Apart from rough time estimates, we have to factor in commuting time (which will vary depending on transport means and local conditions on a given day), the time spent on a particular location, etc. Get in touch with us and we help you to arrive at a plan custom made for you, sans obligations.

Pass By: Burrabazar Market - Wall Painting Service (EMI Facility, Free Quote, After Paint service, Asian Paints, Berger Paints, Nerolac Paints, Shalimar Paints, & Wallpaper), 59/A, Canning St, Chitpur, Barabazar Market, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India
We shall take you to different trading markets where you would be able to see the diverse trades in select pockets of the City including Burrabzaar, one of the biggest trading hubs of Asia. Maybe you've never seen this before at such a vast scale where there is an unwritten code of order in the perception of absolute chaos. Fascinate at the harmonious co existence of Cathedrals, Mosques, Synagogues, Jain Mandirs, Hindu Temples, Sikh Gurdwaras and Chinese Churches so near to each other. Where there are people, there is food and so see and savour the extensive range of street food on offer for you to see or savour. Walk, mix and interact with the people of the city. We encourage you to talk to them. Get the essence of Kolkata under your skin. A promised overwhelming experience.
Please understand that all locations mentioned are suggestions or pointers that are named to help you plan your tour. These are definitely not obligatory and you can opt to cut, prune, add or modify after consulting with us based on your taste and preferences. This is a PRIVATE tour and so does not need to be a "one size fits all" situation. You have options. Why have we done this? Simply because, it is YOUR holiday.
Lastly, but most importantly, it is not possible to cover everything in a day tour. It takes more than a day. The list of places is indicative only. Apart from rough time estimates, we have to factor in commuting time (which will vary depending on transport means and local conditions on a given day), the time spent on a particular location, etc. Get in touch with us and we help you to arrive at a plan custom made for you, sans obligations.

Stop At: South Park Street Cemetery, Kolkata (Calcutta) India
The Cemetery was one of the earliest non-church cemeteries in the world, and probably the largest Christian cemetery outside Europe and America in the 19th century. Opened in 1767 on what was previously a marshy area, the cemetery was in use until about 1830 and is now a heritage site.The memorials are almost all architecturally imposing and replete with classical details and sculptures. Among the interesting professions mentioned in the epitaphs are: breeder of cattle, jail-keeper, silversmith, schoolteacher, architect, translator, livery, printer, head tide-waiter, park superintendent, cooper, postmaster and surgeon. Founder of the Asiatic Society, Sir William Jones, Henry Derozio of the Yong Bengal Movement and Charles "Hindoo" Stewart are one of the many eminent people you can learn about during a visit here.
Please understand that all locations mentioned are suggestions or pointers that are named to help you plan your tour. These are definitely not obligatory and you can opt to cut, prune, add or modify after consulting with us based on your taste and preferences. This is a PRIVATE tour and so does not need to be a "one size fits all" situation. You have options. Why have we done this? Simply because, it is YOUR holiday.
Lastly, but most importantly, it is not possible to cover everything in a day tour. It takes more than a day. The list of places is indicative only. Apart from rough time estimates, we have to factor in commuting time (which will vary depending on transport means and local conditions on a given day), the time spent on a particular location, etc. Get in touch with us and we help you to arrive at a plan custom made for you, sans obligations.

Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Belur Math, Belur Rd Howrah, Belur 711202 India
If you are a admirer of the life and works of Swami Vivekananda and his peers who were disciples of Shri Ramakrishna Paramhansa, you will plan to come here. Set on the banks of the Ganges, the pace is sprawling, clean and beautifully maintained. Ideally a place where one should not be in a hurry to catch the essence of the place, your understanding will be accentuated by taking a meditative stroll of the place. Admire the main building of the monastery where all architectural styles of the buildings major faiths have been used. Receive an enlightening ray while passing below the main gate where you see the religious symbols of the prominent religions of the world, for the Saint Ramakrishna had famously said "Joto Mot Toto Poth" - translated "As there are a number of beliefs, there are a number of ways to the same destination".
Please understand that all locations mentioned are suggestions or pointers that are named to help you plan your tour. These are definitely not obligatory and you can opt to cut, prune, add or modify after consulting with us based on your taste and preferences. This is a PRIVATE tour and so does not need to be a "one size fits all" situation. You have options. Why have we done this? Simply because, it is YOUR holiday.
Lastly, but most importantly, it is not possible to cover everything in a day tour. It takes more than a day. The list of places is indicative only. Apart from rough time estimates, we have to factor in commuting time (which will vary depending on transport means and local conditions on a given day), the time spent on a particular location, etc. Get in touch with us and we help you to arrive at a plan custom made for you, sans obligations.

Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Near Bali Bridge P.O. :Alambazar, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700035 India
If you are religiously inclined and have set your mind to visiting the Kali Temple, we shall do so. Observe the rules of the place, visit the Goddess Kali, offer your prayers and come back happy. Be warned that long queues and long waiting times are frequent.
Please understand that all locations mentioned are suggestions or pointers that are named to help you plan your tour. These are definitely not obligatory and you can opt to cut, prune, add or modify after consulting with us based on your taste and preferences. This is a PRIVATE tour and so does not need to be a "one size fits all" situation. You have options. Why have we done this? Simply because, it is YOUR holiday.
Lastly, but most importantly, it is not possible to cover everything in a day tour. It takes more than a day. The list of places is indicative only. Apart from rough time estimates, we have to factor in commuting time (which will vary depending on transport means and local conditions on a given day), the time spent on a particular location, etc. Get in touch with us and we help you to arrive at a plan custom made for you, sans obligati.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: MISHTI HUB (ECO PARK) KOLKATA., Gate 3, Eco Park, Action Area I, Deshbandhu Nagar, Newtown, Kolkata, West Bengal 700156, India
If you have a sweet tooth and craving for sugar rushes, this is your pace to be . You have heard of the famous sweets (mishti) of Kolkata like the Mishti Doi, Sandesh, Rosogolla, etc. You have also heard of legenday names like K C Das, Banchharam, Mithai, Ganguram, Gupta Brothers, among others, they are all here usually and under 1 roof. Located near the Eco Park which is a fun destination in itself, you come here to indulge and shut out the moral conscience of inviting diabetes. However, you have more options spread throughout Kolkata with all above names and more fr you to savour one at a time. But if you are flying out of the city in an earthly hour, take a stop here and ask the people manning the counters to make "flight pack" of your chosen mishti so you can have them later or gift them. Caution - These are perishable and you could do well to ask for shelf life with / without refrigeration.
Please understand that all locations mentioned are suggestions or pointers that are named to help you plan your tour. These are definitely not obligatory and you can opt to cut, prune, add or modify after consulting with us based on your taste and preferences. This is a PRIVATE tour and so does not need to be a "one size fits all" situation. You have options. Why have we done this? Simply because, it is YOUR holiday.
Lastly, but most importantly, it is not possible to cover everything in a day tour. It takes more than a day. The list of places is indicative only. Apart from rough time estimates, we have to factor in commuting time (which will vary depending on transport means and local conditions on a given day), the time spent on a particular location, etc. Get in touch with us and we help you to arrive at a plan custom made for you, sans obligations.

Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: College Street (Boi Para), Kolkata (Calcutta) India
A walk with us through College Street, the oldest book market in the east and the seats of learning with many Colleges and the Calcutta University, The Medical College, Presidency University, Sanskrit College, Baptist Mission Students' Hall, Maha Bodhi Society, Bengal Theosophical Society and may more. Browse some books and ask for your wish list and it may be rewarded. Have unique coolants called sherbet (long before mocktails became fashionable) at the centurion Paramount shop which used to draw (and still does) celebrities from all walks of life. you have heard so much about the famous Calcutta Coffee House? It is here for your to soak in and savour. However, words do not do justice to College Street.
Please understand that all locations mentioned are suggestions or pointers that are named to help you plan your tour. These are definitely not obligatory and you can opt to cut, prune, add or modify after consulting with us based on your taste and preferences. This is a PRIVATE tour and so does not need to be a "one size fits all" situation. You have options. Why have we done this? Simply because, it is YOUR holiday.
Lastly, but most importantly, it is not possible to cover everything in a day tour. It takes more than a day. The list of places is indicative only. Apart from rough time estimates, we have to factor in commuting time (which will vary depending on transport means and local conditions on a given day), the time spent on a particular location, etc. Get in touch with us and we help you to arrive at a plan custom made for you, sans obligations.

Duration: 1 hour
Pass By: Writers' Building, BBD Bagh N Dalhousie Square, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India
See the facades of buildings that ooze out stories of the British Raj and their ascent to power, a lifestyle long lost, stories of arrogance and suffering, those of decadence and tragedies. Learn about the stories behind the stucco work on the facades of buildings in the area and not just the Writers Building (serving only as a referral point to the location only) like the Standard Life Assurance, Town Hall, High Court, GPO, Collectorate, Metcalf Hall, Currency Building, sites of the Old Fort William, Treasury Building, Viceroy's Palace, Dead Letter Office, etc. Have a Chai from a clay cup or visit the wonderful postal museum.
Please understand that all locations mentioned are suggestions or pointers that are named to help you plan your tour. These are definitely not obligatory and you can opt to cut, prune, add or modify after consulting with us based on your taste and preferences. This is a PRIVATE tour and so does not need to be a "one size fits all" situation. You have options. Why have we done this? Simply because, it is YOUR holiday.
Lastly, but most importantly, it is not possible to cover everything in a day tour. It takes more than a day. The list of places is indicative only. Apart from rough time estimates, we have to factor in commuting time (which will vary depending on transport means and local conditions on a given day), the time spent on a particular location, etc. Get in touch with us and we help you to arrive at a plan custom made for you, sans obligations.

Inclusions

  • Coffee and/or Tea - Refreshing Chai from the street
  • All Fees and Taxes

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Private transportation
  • Entry Charges wherever applicable
  • Entry/Admission - Victoria Memorial Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Jorasanko Thakur Bari
  • Entry/Admission - South Park Street Cemetery
  • Entry/Admission - Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Infants must sit on laps

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate