Calcutta Contrast Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Calcutta Contrast TourBased on Satyajit Ray's Masterpiece "The Middleman", the Calcutta Contrast tour tries to bring forth the contrast in the life of local city dwellers.Come feel and experience the Difference between Finance and Romance. We start off by visiting a native Bengali Area at college street ,browsing through alleys of books and old book stalls, A coffee break at the famous coffee house, initiation to becoming a Bengali and finding peace amidst the chaos at a hidden space.The whole sale markets are a place where a non Bengali culture has been in place for decades,a city within the heart of the city which is not native. A walk through India's largest wholesale bazaars and diving deep into the maze of wholesale markets that constitute the heart of Calcutta is experienced through local food and people.To finish off the tour we end up on a secret roof top with a panoramic view of old Calcutta sipping on beer/tea/lassi and basking in the Sunset.
The Calcutta Contrast Tour aims in showing you the contrasting cultures Calcutta thrives in. It starts off by visiting India's largest open fruit market and a leisurely break at a secret rooftop to catch the sunset with a never seen before view. The whole sale markets (burrabazar ) are a place where a non Bengali culture has been in place for decades. a city within the heart of the city which is not native. The area is experienced through local food, people and shops. To bring out the contrast a very Bengali area is visited next, college Street. A coffee break at the famous coffee house, initiation to becoming a Bengali and visiting a hidden monastery follows next.The contrast tour starts around 4.30 and ends by 8

What’s included

  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Internet handling Charges
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