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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. 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.
We start our tour with a visit to the Mother (St. Teresa) at Mother House. It is here that Mother Teresa lived, prayed, worked & guided her pious family of sisters. A drive through Dalhousie Square to explore (the Writer’s Building, St. John's Church, Governor's House [Raj Bhavan], General Post Office [GPO], St. Andrew’s Kirk, Dead Letter Office, Currency Building), a ferry ride across the river Hooghly (Ganges) to get a picturesque view of both the landmark bridges of Kolkata, the Howrah Bridge & the Vidyasagar Setu. Feel the placid breeze and get a panorama of the city while crossing the river. Get a view of the Howrah Station from outside, the busiest railway station in India. Add more charm to your tour, get mesmerized by the scintillating view of the largest flower market of Kolkata, second largest in Asia.We halt at Park Street for Lunch. After a scrumptious meal we proceed to Victoria Memorial, a magnificent and grand marble palace with beautiful gardens and a museum. We now head towards Princep Ghat, one of Kolkata's earliest recreational spots and a photographer’s paradise. Resting on the banks of the beautiful river Hooghly, this place is adorned with lush trees and expanse of green lawns.We conclude our tour at New Market, the fashion street of Calcutta. Walk around the New Market area to explore the spice shops and oldest tea shops of the city. You may buy a few souvenirs as momento of the tour.
- Air Con Car
- Tour Expert
- Packaged Drinking Water
- Tolls & Parking charges
What's not included
- Museum charge at Victoria Memorial