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Howrah Bridge Tours

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Howrah Bridge
More than 2 million people cross the Hooghly River by way of the Howrah Bridge each day, earning it the title of the busiest cantilever bridge in the world. The 2,313 foot (705 meter) expanse of steel girders hanging over the water connect the sister cities of Howrah and Kolkata (Calcutta) with eight lanes of chaotic auto rickshaws, scooters, bikes, cars, animals and pedestrian traffic.

A bridge linking the cities was originally proposed in 1862, but plans for the bridge didn’t come to fruition until 1943. Since its erection, the Howrah Bridge has become a cultural icon in Kolkata and West Bengal and has served as a setting and inspiration for the 1958 film Howrah Bridge by director Shakti Samanta.

Visit the bridge in the early morning to see early rising denizens washing along the ghats at the base of the bridge. Under the eastern side of the bridge, you’ll find the colorful and chaotic Mullik Ghat Flower Market, a great place to people watch while sipping on tea.
Address: Kolkata, India
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Hello Calcutta - Walk & Experience the Half-day Tours

Hello Calcutta - Walk & Experience the "city of joy"

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Hello Calcutta! introduces you to local lives, culture and heritage of Kolkata (Calcutta) "the city of joy). During the 4 hours of Cultural 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 much more... Walk with us to visit the oldest market, was established for British residents in Kolkata. Experience the early morning chaos of locals Market. Explore Vegetable, Fruits & Spice Market. Visit India’s Largest Flower Market and walk on the world’s busiest iconic bridge “Howrah Bridge”. Explore Kumartuli (potter’s town/colony), interact with local artiste and see them handcrafting clay idols. Breakfast at a local restaurant. Friendlier than India’s other metropolises, this is a city you ‘feel’ more than simply visit. Let's Walk, Explore & Experience Kolkata like a local folk.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Cinematic Tour Kolkata - First of its kindBus Tours

Cinematic Tour Kolkata - First of its kind

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Welcome to the future of travelling!! A first of its kind tour in the world!! A place is not a mere geographical entity, it is a living existence. Discover the life of Kolkata with an exploration that is based out of a story and not an itinerary. #UNITINERIZE YOURSELF About the tour: This tour is about tracing the localization of a place in the form of a real time movie. In the sense that this tour is exactly designed like a film. It is based out of a script which is a monologue about the city, in other words Kolkata narrating her own story as an individual. Begin your journey with the script reading session where you hear about her journey from past to present. After which we head out for the field trip. The areas that we cover have been selected as "sets" of this journey to enact the script storyboard. The people present in all these areas becomes the cast and the guide functions as the director of this real-time film. A notch above sightseeing and hyperlocal itineraries.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Happy Trails - Half Day Kolkata Tour Half-day Tours

Happy Trails - Half Day Kolkata Tour

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First-time visitors to Kolkata who want a fun overview of the city will enjoy this half-day guided tour. You'll visit must-see highlights including Mother Theresa's House, Howrah Bridge, the colorful flower market, and more. Travel in comfort between places in an air-conditioned vehicle, and save yourself time and effort by touring with an English-speaking guide.
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  • 4 hours
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Explore Kolkata- Private Day Tour with LunchFull-day Tours

Explore Kolkata- Private Day Tour with Lunch

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Explore the main attractions of Calcutta on this all-day guided tour. First, visit Mother Teresa's house and learn more about her humanitarian efforts. Other stops include Park Street Cemetery, St. Paul's Cathedral, Victoria Memorial Hall, Howrah Bridge (which is one of the busiest bridges in the world), and more. Plus, browse some of the city’s markets.
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  • 8 hours
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Custom Private Kolkata Sightseeing Trip with Optional Guided TripPrivate Transfers

Custom Private Kolkata Sightseeing Trip with Optional Guided Trip

Experience Kolkata- with Private Car Driver with Air conditioned Car Option for all at your Disposal for 8 Hours For City Sightseeing. This is Private Transportation Kolkata city sightseeing with English Speaking and Local Kolkata Car Driver for your Visits
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  • 1 to 8 hours
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  • 1 to 8 hours
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Guided Kolkata Sightseeing Trip by Car, Walk & Sunset Cruise Excursion TripBus Tours

Guided Kolkata Sightseeing Trip by Car, Walk & Sunset Cruise Excursion Trip

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See the highlights of the big, bustling city of Kolkata on an easy full-day trip. Experience the culture and beautiful architecture of the city three ways: via car, on food, and by boat along the Hooghly River. This is a private tour, so you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide. Fit a lot of sightseeing into one day without worrying about hailing taxis or other logistics.
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  • 6 to 10 hours
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  • 6 to 10 hours

Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour of KolkataDay Trips

Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Kolkata

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Discover the vibrant city of Kolkata on a private tour of the city. See key landmarks such as Mother Teresa’s house to view her tomb, the Howrah Bridge, the Marble Palace, and much more as you drive around in a private, air-conditioned vehicle. Learn about the history of India, from ancient times to its British occupation to present-day, over the course of the day.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Private Full-Day Kolkata Sightseeing with English Speaking Guide and TransportsFull-day Tours

Private Full-Day Kolkata Sightseeing with English Speaking Guide and Transports

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Kolkata is one of the world’s most vibrant and history-filled cities, but covering all the top sights takes time and planning. Skip the hassles of arranging your own visits with this action-packed sightseeing tour, which includes all the main colonial-era heritage attractions, along with a Jain temple, the Tagore Museum, and the riverside ghats. Enjoy front-door pickup from any location in the city for added convenience.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

Kolkata & Sunderban Mangrove Forest (4 Days)Multi-day Tours

Kolkata & Sunderban Mangrove Forest (4 Days)

This 4 days tour begin with colonial, historical and former capital of India dotted with British era monuments. Explore the Sundarbans (UNESCO world heritage site) world's largest coastal mangrove forest by cruising in buffer zone . The delta is densely covered by mangrove forests, and is one of the largest reserves for the Bengal tiger. It is also home to a variety of bird, reptile and invertebrate species, including the salt-water crocodile.
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  • 4 days
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  • 4 days

Full Day City Tour Of Kolkata With GuideBus Tours

Full Day City Tour Of Kolkata With Guide

We have designed this tour in a way that you will be able to see all the major destination of kolkata with in the time available. Its a full Day City tour of Kolkata with flexible pickup location with a city center kolkata. visiting Mother Teresa house and Victoria memorial makes it so special. there will be comfortable AC throughout the tour.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Premium Tour for Premium TravelersMulti-day Tours

Premium Tour for Premium Travelers

I'm a passionate traveler and tour guide. I love to out-show my city and to reflect its beauty to my guests. In my tour, you will get a combination of Adventures and a deep social connection with my society. Kolkata got spectacular hidden gems. Will have plenty of time where we will interact with local life and traditions. Please join me and I promise you an unforgettable, pleasant experience.
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  • 3 days
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  • 3 days

City of Joy experience, a full day tour of KolkataFull-day Tours

City of Joy experience, a full day tour of Kolkata

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Experience the best of Kolkata with this full-day tour of the city. You'll get to see many of the so-called City of Joy's greatest buildings and attractions, including the Victoria Memorial, St John's Church, the 18th-century Writers Building and the 19th-centry Shaheed Minar, as well as the oldest museum in India. You'll finish your tour with a three-hour cruise on the Hooghly River, a distributary of the Ganges.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
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Kolkata Half Day Guided City TourHalf-day Tours

Kolkata Half Day Guided City Tour

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Its a Half Day City tour of Kolkata with flexible pickup location with in city center kolkata. It will be a guided city tour covering most of the major attractions of Kolkata. visit Mother Teresa house and Victoria memorial makes it so special. there will be comfortable AC throughout the tour.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Kolkata, Sundarbans Mangrove Forest & Eastern Himalaya (10 Days)Multi-day Tours

Kolkata, Sundarbans Mangrove Forest & Eastern Himalaya (10 Days)

Discover the diversity of India by visiting Kolkata, Sundarbans Mangrove Forest & Eastern Himalaya. Begin with colonial, historical and former capital of India dotted with British era monuments. Explore the Sundarbans world's largest coastal mangrove forest and a listed UNESCO World Heritage site by cruising in buffer zone. Explore the grandeur of Eastern Himalaya dotted with Buddhist Monasteries, serene lakes, tea gardens, beautiful view points and ancient shrines. Experience the breathtaking view of sunrise at Tiger Hill & go for a ride in Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (Toy Train).
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  • 10 days
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  • 10 days

East India Tour Package (12 Days)Multi-day Tours

East India Tour Package (12 Days)

East India tour package allows tourists to visit several famous tourist attractions in cities of East India. During the tour, tourists will visit Kolkata, Darjeeling, Pemayangtse, Gangtok, Puri, Konark, and Bhubaneswar. Tourists can have the most enjoyable experience of visiting India by opting for the East India tour package. Moreover, the tour includes the best quality services, including transport, accommodation, etc. All the comforts and needs of tourists will be taken care of during the tour. The tour lets tourists get to know the culture and history of East India. So, opt for the East India tour package and enjoy vacations in the company of your loved ones.
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  • 12 days
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  • 12 days

Downtown Kolkata Private Tour (By Air Conditioned Car)Day Trips

Downtown Kolkata Private Tour (By Air Conditioned Car)

Downtown Kolkata Private Tour is a complete experience of downtown Kolkata in a day which includes the Kolkata food and culture. It is a 27 tourist point tour.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Budget Tour - Kolkata SightseeingFull-day Tours

Budget Tour - Kolkata Sightseeing

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Kolkata is the Cultural capital of India and this tour you will get a glimpse of Culture by exploring the beautiful temples, History by exploring the Dalhousie square, Architecture by exploring the Victoria's Memorial and the other old buildings, you will also be exploring the river and the bridges with the Local train station.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

Kolkata Full Day Sightseeing Including Mother House, Kumortuli and Flower MarketFull-day Tours

Kolkata Full Day Sightseeing Including Mother House, Kumortuli and Flower Market

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Every city has its own scent. If you want to feel the fragrance of the historical city of Kolkata in a day, this tour awaits you. Planned fully according to your choice, this 8 hours will take you through journey where you will touch the Colonial and Historical landmarks and also the modern Kolkata. All along you will be accompanied by a Professional Tour Guide who will route according to your interest and choices. So come, take the unique opportunity of a time travel in a day.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

Mesmerising Kolkata Private Customised Day TourDay Trips

Mesmerising Kolkata Private Customised Day Tour

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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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  • 6 to 8 hours
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  • 6 to 8 hours

Private Full-Day Kolkata City Tour With Victoria Memorial and Howrah BridgeFull-day Tours

Private Full-Day Kolkata City Tour With Victoria Memorial and Howrah Bridge

Discover the highlights and history of Kolkata on a private full-day tour. Take in several landmarks that date to the time of British rule in India when Kolkata was the British capital. Visit the Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Malik Ghat flower market, and the 18th-century South Park Street Cemetery, and take a tonga ride (horse and carriage) that passes by St. John’s Church. Your tour includes a lunch of Bengali cuisine, private guide and vehicle, tonga ride, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours

Kolkata Budget Tour - Customize Tour for Small GroupDay Trips

Kolkata Budget Tour - Customize Tour for Small Group

8 Hours Customized Kolkata Tours on an Air conditioned Car. Pick up & drop off at your location. (Within Kolkata) Please Choose your option according to your choice. Option - 1. Victoria Memorial, St. Paul Cathedral, Eden Gardens, Maidan, Governor’s House (Raj Bhavan), Writer’s Building, Howrah Bridge, Prinsep Ghat, Vidya Sagar Setu (Hoogly bridge), Science City, Eco Park, Mother’s Wax Museum. Option - 2. Mother Teresa House, Victoria Memorial, St. Paul Cathedral, Eden Gardens, Maidan, Governor’s House (Raj Bhavan), Writer’s Building, Howrah Bridge, Jora Sanko bari (Rabindra Nath Tagore House), Marble Palace, Prinsep Ghat, Vidya Sagar Setu (Hoogly bridge). Option-3. Mother Teresa’s House, Victoria Memorial, St. Paul Cathedral, Eden Gardens, Maidan, Governor’s House (Raj Bhavan), Writer’s Building, Howrah Bridge, Kali Ghat Temple, Dakshineshwar Kali Temple, Belur Math Note: If there is anything else you want to see, we would love to create a customized itinerary for you.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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2Nights/3Days Private Guided Tours of Kolkata with AccommodationMulti-day Tours

2Nights/3Days Private Guided Tours of Kolkata with Accommodation

3 Days guided Kolkata tour on an airconditioned car. Accommodation in 3* Luxury Hotel Complimentary pick up & drop off at your location (within central Kolkata). Visit Mother Teresa’s house, Eden Gardens, visit India’s largest Flower Market. Explore Potter’s town & old Kolkata. Stop at iconic Indian Coffee House & largest book market of India. Complimentary lunch during the course of the tour.
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  • 3 days
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US$260,00 
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  • 3 days
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Private : Full Day Sightseeing Tour of KolkataFull-day Tours

Private : Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Kolkata

Discover the vibrant city of Kolkata on a private tour of the city. See key landmarks such as Mother Teresa’s house to view her tomb, the Howrah Bridge, the Marble Palace, and much more as you drive around in a private, air-conditioned vehicle. Learn about the history of India, from ancient times to its British occupation to present-day, over the course of the day. Explore the highlights of Kolkata on a private sightseeing tour See the Howrah Bridge, Marble Palace, and Victoria Monument Learn about the history of India as you explore the city Enjoy a personalized experience with a private guide and vehicle
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Kolkata, Bodhgaya & Varanasi Tour (7 Days)Multi-day Tours

Kolkata, Bodhgaya & Varanasi Tour (7 Days)

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.
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  • 7 days
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  • 7 days
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