Heritage and Culture of Kolkata Private Tour
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Product Code : AGORA247
Embark on an enchanting journey through Kolkata's heritage and culture with our private tour. This full-day experience unveils the city's colonial charms, spiritual wonders, and lively atmosphere. Explore iconic landmarks such as the Victoria Memorial, St. Paul's Cathedral, and Howrah Bridge, while delving into the spiritual depths of temples like Dakshineswar Kali and Kalighat. Pay homage to Mother Teresa's legacy at her former residence. Conclude your day with a leisurely stroll along the vibrant Park Street. Let our expert guide lead you on a captivating exploration of Kolkata's rich tapestry.
9:00 AM - Hotel Pickup: Your experienced guide will warmly greet you at your hotel, setting the stage for a captivating journey through Kolkata's cultural tapestry.
9:30 AM - Victoria Memorial: Commence your tour at the illustrious Victoria Memorial, an architectural gem constructed in honor of Queen Victoria. Explore its opulent interior, featuring a remarkable collection of paintings, sculptures, and historical artifacts. The lush gardens surrounding the monument offer a serene escape.
11:00 AM - St. Paul's Cathedral: Your next stop is St. Paul's Cathedral, a symbol of Kolkata's rich heritage. Admire its striking Gothic architecture and ornate stained glass windows, which transport you to the colonial era.
12:00 PM - Fort William: Step into history at Fort William, originally built by the British East India Company. Today, it serves as the headquarters of the Indian Army's Eastern Command. Roam through its well-preserved premises, providing a glimpse into Kolkata's colonial past.
1:30 PM - Lunch: Enjoy a sumptuous lunch, replenishing your energy for the afternoon's adventures.
3:00 PM - Howrah Bridge: Marvel at the iconic Howrah Bridge, an engineering marvel connecting Kolkata and Howrah. The bridge offers breathtaking vistas of the Hooghly River and the bustling city below.
3:30 PM - Dakshineswar Kali Temple: Delve into spirituality at the Dakshineswar Kali Temple, a serene sanctuary dedicated to Goddess Kali. Admire its intricate architecture while absorbing the tranquil riverside ambiance.
4:30 PM - Kalighat Temple: Explore the historical Kalighat Temple, one of Kolkata's oldest Hindu shrines venerating Goddess Kali. Its 12th-century origins make it a significant cultural heritage site.
5:00 PM - Mother Teresa's House: Pay tribute to the remarkable legacy of Mother Teresa at her former residence, now a museum. This profound visit offers an intimate glimpse into her life and humanitarian efforts through her personal effects, photographs, and memorabilia.
6:00 PM - Park Street: Conclude your day with a leisurely walk along the bustling Park Street, Kolkata's vibrant epicenter. Immerse yourself in the city's lively atmosphere, relishing the opportunity to explore its vibrant culture and bustling energy.
7:00 PM - Hotel Drop-off: Your guide will accompany you back to your hotel, marking the end of a day brimming with colonial history, spiritual wonders, and the local charm of Kolkata.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
amera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.