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Time can be a constraint for some travelers and you might want to pack in as much as you can in a short period of time. This tour is the best option for people who want to explore more in a short span. Book a tour with us to explore the hidden side of Kolkata with a private tour operator for personalized assistance.
This tour combines Calcutta’s iconic monuments and buildings, the bazars of Calcutta and a sneak peek into the daily lives of the natives. A unique window to the vibrant lifestyle of the city. A perfect way to gather the archaeological gems spread across the city. Calcutta (now Kolkata) is called the “
City of Palaces”. The second city of British Empire, Calcutta is home to one of the world's finest existing specimens of British imperial architecture.
In the early 17th century, India’s opulence and riches, starting from the varied spices to its silk, to pottery and jewelry attracted the Europeans to establish outposts nestled in the little towns by river Ganges within the 80 km stretch from Kolkata. The first European colony to obtain permission to set up trading outposts in Bandel was the Portuguese followed by the Dutch in Chinsurah, Danish in Serampore, French in Chandannagar and finally the British in Kolkata.
Exploring the colonial heritage of Bengal is a once in a lifetime kind of experience that traces its roots to legacies that have withstood the ravages of time, and a day excursion trips at each of these pre-colonial cities stooped in history digs deep highlighting the growth and the downfall of the European colonization in the subcontinent, which taking local know-how and innovative travel ideas is handcrafted by our local experts.
The cities stunning architecture speaks of its rich social, political and cultural history. Thus making it a haven for history enthusiasts. Come and celebrate with us the history and heritage of the ‘city of palaces and joy’, as we take you for a journey down a memory lane to rediscover the true spirit of our city!
We would visit some of the mansions in the Pathuriaghata and Jorashanko area and tell you the history of the families.
Staying in cottages or huts, fishing, small walks, cooking, learning local handicrafts or simply doing nothing are some of the options travellers ask for. Some basic facilities are being extended to guest which may not confirm to facilities with other International tourism standards but promises the factual village & rural life of Bengal and 70% of India, with some form of adventure for the guests. There are number of such home stay facilities in the region. The visit helps the economy, buying local products, buying art materials and using local villagers as guide or help. A concept fast catching up by most of our guest. Home stay is arranged and run by villagers Estate or villages or a whole village set up made specially for the guest.. It also a part of responsible tourism and ecotourism with Bird watching, Short trails, Angling, River Rafting, Clay modelling, etc are part of the stay.
A walk from the Pathuriaghata area, including Malapara all the way to Jorasanko - a stretch of old Kolkata.
The most special features of this experience are : 1. The App opens up new places and new stories for you in the same old cities 2. Each walk is crafted like a masterpiece to offer an immersive experience to the traveller with the correct mix of history, culture, myth, food , through professional narration, with background scores of music, qawalli or sound affects, here and there 3. There is no need for you to depend on a guide - the traveller can take the walk anytime as per will, at his/ her own pace 4. The content is developed by domain experts and curated with utmost care, leaving no room for dependence on the guide's knowhow 5.You pay once for three months and need not pay the guide repeatedly.
On this approximately two hour walk, rediscover the heritage buildings that have been part and parcel of the Tagore family
Indian Museum Tour is always source of joy and education. A visit to this historical place is very interesting and informative. Kolkata is a land of monuments and memorials of Colonial Era. The Indian Museum is an iconic institution. Included in this tour is the tour of the landmark 'New Market' and Government College of Art & Craft.
Witness the culture that fused European philosophies with Indian tradition & discover colonial buildings the British left behind in Kolkata. Explore Bodhgaya where Buddha achieved enlightenment while sitting under a Bodhi tree and Nalanda the seat of learning & Rajgir. Further drive to Varanasi & visit Sarnath; and it was here Buddha delivered his first sermon and set in motion the 'Wheel of the Dharma'. Varanasi the spiritual capital of India, and one of the oldest cities on earth, where you can see bathing and cremations by the sacred River Ganges.
6am Pickup from Hotel or anywhere in Kolkata and drop-off Kolkata Airport and Flight to Delhi. Arrivalin Delhi Airport and 3 hours drive to Agra by expressway.
First day visit Mehtab Bagh and second day visit Taj Mahal and after Taj Mahal take a Lunch break. Second we visit Agra Fort and some shopping in Agra.
After Agra Sightseeing drive back to Delhi and drop at Delhi Airport flight to Kolkata. Arrive in Kolkata airport and drop at your Hotel or anywhere in Kolkata.
Explore the Golden Triangle—Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra—with a private guide on this 3-day tour from Kolkata, including a one-way flight. Follow a carefully curated itinerary designed to show you the can’t-miss landmarks in just a few days. Monument entrance fees to Jaipur’s Amber Fort and City Palace; Delhi’s India Gate and Qutub Minar; and Agra’s Taj Mahal and Agra Fort are included. The private guide will provide insightful commentary as you travel.
On this half-day heritage tour, you’ll get an in-depth introduction to Kolkata’s rich colonial history. Learn how the one-time British outpost became the capital of a diverse, sprawling empire as you explore the city by foot and air-conditioned minivan. See top architectural landmarks, from Kolkata’s only Scottish church to the former headquarters of the British East India Company.