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

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.

per adult from

$39

NZD

Duration

4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Breakfast
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Bottled water
    • Local Guide / Escort
    • Bengali Sweets
    • WiFi on board
    • Entry/Admission - Balck Hole of Kolkata
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Howrah Bridge, Jagganath Ghat 1, Strand Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India

    The Howrah Bridge is one of the most recognised landmarks in Kolkata. Connecting Kolkata with its neighbouring industrial city of Howrah over the Hooghly river. Constructed without nuts and bolts, the Howrah Bridge was formed by riveting the entire steel structure. The bridge officially opened in 1943.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Kumartuli, Hatkhola, Kolkata (Calcutta) India

    Kumartoli, is a traditional potter's quarter in Northern Kolkata. Clay idols are manufactured here for various festival & also export them to other countries.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: General Post Office, Netaji Subhas Rd Fairley Place, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India

    The site where the GPO is located was actually the site of the first Fort William. An alley beside the post office was the site of the guardhouse that housed the infamous 1756 Black Hole of Calcutta (1756). The General Post Office was designed in 1864 by Walter B. Grenville.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Malik Ghat Flower Market, Southeast end of Howrah Bridge, Kolkata (Calcutta) India

    Kolkata's Mullick Ghat Flower Market, said to be India's largest Flower Market and contain more than a century of history.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Balck Hole of Kolkata, Netaji Subhas Rd, Fairley Place, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India

    The Black Hole of Calcutta was a small prison or dungeon in Fort William where troops of Siraj ud-Daulah, the Nawab of Bengal, held British prisoners of war for three days on 20 June 1756.
    John Zephaniah Holwell, one of the British prisoners and an employee of the East India Company, said that, after the fall of Fort William, the surviving British soldiers, Anglo-Indian soldiers, and Indian civilians were imprisoned overnight in conditions so cramped that many people died from suffocation and heat exhaustion, and that 123 of 146 prisoners of war imprisoned there died

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Town Hall, Kolkata (Calcutta) India

    Kolkata Town Hall in Roman Doric style, was built in 1813 by the architect and engineer Maj.-Gen. John Garstin with a fund of 700,000 Rupees raised from a lottery to provide the Europeans with a place for social gatherings.

    Pass By: Eden Gardens, Kolkata Centre, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700021 India

    Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata, India. Eden Gardens is often regarded informally as India's home of cricket. The ground has been referred to as "cricket's answer to the Colosseum," and is widely acknowledged to be one of the most iconic cricket stadiums in the world

    Stop At: Writers' Building, BBD Bagh N Dalhousie Square, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India

    The Writers' Building is the secretariat building of the State Government of West Bengal in Kolkata. The 150-meter long building covers the entire northern stretch of the iconic Lal Dighi pond in the downtown area of Dalhousie square. It originally served as the principal administrative office for writers (junior clerks) of the British East India Company. Designed by Thomas Lyon in 1777.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    1: Simpark Mall, New market, Lindsay St, near New Market, Esplanade, Dharmatala, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700087, India
    2: Tour de Kolkata, 27, Mirza Ghalib St, Esplanade, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016, India
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotel Pick up & drop off facilities available for hotels located within central Kolkata.Hotel Pick up & Drop off to Hotels located outside 2 km from Central Kolkata (Esplanade area) will be chargeable.
    Return Detail :
    Esplanade Metro Rail Station, Esplanade Metro, Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Esplanade, Dharmatala, Esplanade, Kolkata, West Bengal 700013, India
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Tour de Kolkata

Activity ID: V-104460P4

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