Kolata | India
FROM: USD $535 pp

Capital of West Bengal, Kolkata is a sophisticated, cultural and friendly city. Top sights include the Howrah Bridge and colourful flowermarket which crosses the Hooghly River, Indian Museum and Jain Temple.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates

Trip Highlights

Victoria Memorial Hall - A fusion of British and Mughal Architecture
Jain Temple - Ornate place of worship
Indian Museum - The largest museum in India
Flower Market, by the famous Howrah Bridge

Included

Breakfast daily
Touring - Victoria Memorial Hall, Indian Museum, Dakshineswar Hindu Temple, Belur Math, Nakhoda Mosquem Howrah Bridge, Flower Market and Jain Temple
Entrance fees for all included sightseeing
2 nights STANDARD hotels. SUPERIOR and DELUXE hotel options are also available upon request. Accommodation rating – See Trip Notes for details)
Services of English-speaking Indian specialist guides for all included sight-seeing
All relevant transfer and transportation in private modern Chauffeur driven air-conditioned vehicles

Not Included

International flights and visa
Tipping - An entirely personal gesture

Itinerary

Day 1

Kolkata

Welcome to Kolkata! On arrival to Kolkata you are met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to independently explore Kolkata or relax at your hotel.
Overnight: Kolkata

Day 2

City sightseeing

Today we enjoy a sightseeing tour of this metropolis, including the Victoria Memorial, Indian Museum, Jain Temple and the Howrah bridge.

Formerly known as Calcutta, India’s second-largest city (population 14,000,000) is a fascinating east coast metropolis. Visit the Marble Palace Mansion to see the paintings and statues, the Jain Temple, Dakshineswar Hindu Temple (12 Shiva shrines), Belur Math (a temple complex and the headquarters of a Monastic Order that is Hindu in origin), the Victoria Memorial, Dalhousie Square (interesting architecture) and the Nakhoda Mosque. For a spectacular view of the city, climb the Octherlony Monument (218 steps up).

Kolkata is also the home of Mother Teresa’s Ashram Home of Children - a visit here can be an emotional and enlightening experience. For a spot of shopping head to the Maidan (market), and as in many large Indian cities Kolkata has a fascinating train station, worth a leisurely visit even if you’re not taking a train.
Overnight: Kolkata  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Farewell

Arrangements end after breakfast today and a transfer to Kolkata Airport to meet your onward fight.

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Prices & Dates

Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the per person price.

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Kolkata - 3 days
USD $535
USD $220

In Brief

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Kolkata
Ends
Kolkata
Departs
Any day of the year
Hotel Rating
Our rating: Standard
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 2
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