The Heritage walk of Calcutta

3 hr

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Calcutta is a city that reflects the best of heritage, culture and history of the era gone by. Unlike many other cities , Calcutta was totally built and founded by the British and it still remains a mirror image of the colonial era architecture and style, it has that charm that holds to the old and new together. This tour is all about discovering that , through lanes and alleys, stories and legends of the...
Calcutta is a city that reflects the best of heritage, culture and history of the era gone by. Unlike many other cities , Calcutta was totally built and founded by the British and it still remains a mirror image of the colonial era architecture and style, it has that charm that holds to the old and new together. This tour is all about discovering that , through lanes and alleys, stories and legends of the city of Joy.
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Itinerary Details

Watch the best heritages of Calcutta, and learn the history of the city of joy.

Itenary and highlights of the tour: Meeting point, entry gate of Oberoi Grand hotel esplanade.
• Start the tour. Transfer to north Calcutta by Metro railways.
• Walk starts with licensed guide.
• Visit the old native’s area in Calcutta, see zamindar buildings and royal palaces aged more than 250 years.
• Visit the first Gymnasiu , first pharmaceutical shop of India.
• Live the history as you walk through the lanes and alleys of north Calcutta where war of Independence was fought.
• Learn the story of Calcutta before the British came.
• Visit the Kumartuli. Here watch how men make the idols of God, featured in National geographic.
• End the tour with sipping tea in the banks of river hoogly and parting with smiles.

Tour Duration: 3 hours

Starts At: Outside Oberoi...
Watch the best heritages of Calcutta, and learn the history of the city of joy.

Itenary and highlights of the tour: Meeting point, entry gate of Oberoi Grand hotel esplanade.
• Start the tour. Transfer to north Calcutta by Metro railways.
• Walk starts with licensed guide.
• Visit the old native’s area in Calcutta, see zamindar buildings and royal palaces aged more than 250 years.
• Visit the first Gymnasiu , first pharmaceutical shop of India.
• Live the history as you walk through the lanes and alleys of north Calcutta where war of Independence was fought.
• Learn the story of Calcutta before the British came.
• Visit the Kumartuli. Here watch how men make the idols of God, featured in National geographic.
• End the tour with sipping tea in the banks of river hoogly and parting with smiles.

Tour Duration: 3 hours

Starts At: Outside Oberoi Grand Hotel or At hostel or your hotel.

Extra:
• You can carry INR 500-INR 1,000 for food expenses and shopping of soveineirs.

 

Suited For:
• Photographers and cultural enthusiasts who'd like to know Old Calcutta better!

 

Notes:
• Carry a valid photo ID and your camera. Wear shoes and comfortable dress for the walk.

Important Details

Included
  • guide fees.
  • small local snacks.
  • transport cost during the tour.
  • Snacks
Not Included
  • anything not mentioned in inclusions.
Departure Point
Oberoi Grand Hotel entry gate, esplanade.
2:00 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • carry extra cash to buy water or souvenirs from the walk. wear comfotable dress and shoes.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

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