Morning Bazaar Walking Tour In Kolkata

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located hotel in Kolkata downtown
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Known as the commercial and educational city under the British East India, Kolkata never ceases to surprise its visitors around the world. In its bustling bazaars or markets, you can see its well preserved history and cultural ethnicity. Explore the famous Burra bazaar and College street of Kolkata and indulge in a wide variety of fabrics, handloom, handicrafts, books and souvenir. Enjoy a cup of coffee and witness the making of Gods and Goddesses with mud at a very unique place called Kumartuli, the traditional potters quarters of Northern Kolkata.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Upon 9 am pick-up from your hotel in downtown Kolkata, meet your expert local guide. Head towards the market for the shopping expedition and the first stop will be the Spice/Masala market where you will indulge in finding the secret to the mouthwatering Indian cuisines. Proceed further to the wholesale fruit market at Machua, filled with fresh fruits as well as local vendors and shoppers.

Later on you will visit Burra Bazaar, meaning "big market" in English. As most of the eastern India feeds on this market, it is always busy and full of activities. Your guide will narrate you the tales of this ancient market, showcasing the best in Kolkata. If one is looking to buy products, such as textiles, cereals, food grains, spices, dry fruits, edible oils, sugar, salt or other groceries at very affordable prices, you come to the right place.

Proceed to the College street of Kolkata, famed for its books and believed to be Asias largest book market. The market is also known as Boi Para (Book Market) in the local language and is a testament to the widespread reading culture of the people in Kolkata. Find your favorite books along with leather items, footwear, musical instruments and many more locally made products.

As the heat starts to rise, let's take a break and get a cup of coffee at a beautiful coffee house built during the British Raj. As your guide takes you through the history of this magnificent city, proceed to Kumortuli , the potters colony of Kolkata. You will witness craftsman making hundreds of clay idols without using any modern day machinery. These idols are molded into Gods and Goddesses and used in the temples for ceremonial rituals. Learn from your guide the traditional significance of these clay items. After the tour is concluded, we will take you back to your hotel in Kolkata.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off in Kolkata downtown

Professional guide

Market visit

Walk

Photography opportunity

Water

Tax

Exclusions

Lunch

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A maximum of 8 people per booking

Group discount is available for group size of more than 2, 3, and 4.