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Kolkata Full Day Tour

Kolkata Full Day Tour


Full Day City Tour : INR. 2,500 + 4.95% tax per person (6 hrs - minimum 2 pax).
Full day City Tour for a single person : INR. 3, 500+ 4.95% tax per person (6 hrs).
Includes: Car (Air-conditioned), Guide, Entry Fees
Does not include: tipping at monuments and food 
Full day City Tour: 10a.m- 4p.m.

 

Itinerary  

 

Itinerary

8.00 am: Tour Guide will meet the guest. After a brief introduction. The group will move for the city tour. The itinerary for the tour will be as below. Please note that the flow and places will depend on traffic and other road conditions. The tour guide may do minor changes during the trip overseeing the on ground situation.

 

Jorasanko Thakur Bari, located in Jorasanko, is the ancestral home of the Tagore family. Today, its located in on Rabindra Bharati University Campus. It is the house in which Rabindranath Tagore was born and spent most of his childhood. It was built by Rabindranath Tagore's grandfather, Prince Dwarkanath Tagore in 18th century.The house has been restored into a Museum which reflects the way the household looked when the Tagore family lived in it and offers details about the history of Tagore family. 

(Please note that this is under renovation, hence visit of tourist may be hindered)

OR

 

Birla Mandir in Kolkata, India, is a Hindu temple on Asutosh Chowdhury Avenue, Ballygunge, built by the industrialistBirla family.This temple is open in the morning from 5.30 A.M. to 11 A.M. and in the evening from 4 .30 P.M. to 9 P.M. On Janmashtami, the birthday of Krishna, devotees come from far away places to pay their respect to the deities. The construction of the temple began in 1970. It took 26 years to complete the entire structure. On Wednesday, the 21st of February, 1996, the Pran Prathistha was done by Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj in the morning. Dr. Karan Singh inaugurated the temple the same day. The main temple houses statues of deities Krishna and Radha. The left side temple shikhar (dome) houses goddess Durga, the Hindu goddess of Shakti, the power. The right side dome of the temple houses Shiva in meditation mode. Spread on 44 kathas of land, this temple built of white marble bears resemblance to the renowned Lingaraj Temple of Bhubaneswar. Birla Mandir also showcases pictorial depiction of scriptures of Bhagavad Gita in its stone engravings and some intricate Rajasthani temple architecture. Designed by the architect Nomi Bose.

 

Mother’s House Mother Teresa was buried on the ground floor of the Mother House on 13th September, 1997. Her tomb has become a place of pilgrimage and quiet meditation to people of all creeds. The site of the tomb is a place of profound silence and peace despite the persistent noise of passing Calcutta traffic. Mother's tomb is truly a reflection of her life, that we must be able to pray and contemplate even in the midst of noise and distractions.

 

St. John’s Church, originally a cathedral, was among the first public buildings erected by the East India Company after Kolkata became the effective capital of British

India.[1] Located at the North – Western corner of Raj Bhavan construction of the St. John’s Church started in 1784, with Rs 30,000 raised through a public lottery, and was

completed in 1787. St. John’s Church is the third oldest church in Calcutta (Kolkata) only next to the Armenian and the Old Mission Church. St. John’s Church served as

the Anglican Cathedral of Calcutta (Kolkata) till 1847 when it was transferred to St. Paul’s Cathedral. St. John's Church was modeled according to the St Martin-in-the Fields of London. The land for the St. John’s Church was donated by the Maharaja Nabo Kishen Bahadur the founder of the Shovabazar Raj FamilyThe foundation stone was laid

by Warren Hastings, the Governor General of India on 6 April 1784. Two marble plaques at the entrance of the St. John's Church mark the two historic events. Built by architect

James Agg the St John’s church is built with a combination of brick and stone and was commonly known as the “Pathure Girja” (Stone Church). Stone was a rare material in

the late 18th century Kolkata. The stones came from the medieval ruins of Gour, and were shipped down the Hooghly River. The minutes book in the church office tell in

detail the story of how the ruins of Gaur were robbed to build St John’s church. The church is a large square structure in the Neoclassical architectural style. A stone spire

174 ft tall is its most distinctive feature. The spire holds a giant clock, which is wound every day.

 

  • The Church complex has monuments of Black Hole.  A monument erected in memory of many soldiers killed under the jail custody of Shriaj ud daullah
  • Church complex also has the Tomb of Job Charnock, known to be the architech of Kolkata

 

 

 

BBD Bag Pass Through: Howrah Bridge +Eden gardens, +The Governor House (Raj Bhavan), +General post office (GPO) + Writer’s building +St. Andrew’s Kirk+ Princep Ghat

B.B.D. Bagh, formerly called Dalhousie Square, is the shortened version for Benoy- Badal-Dinesh Bagh. It is the seat of power of the state government, as well as

the central business district in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal. B.B.D. stands for three young Indian independence activists — Benoy, Badal and Dinesh — who on 8

December 1930 shot dead the Inspector General of Prisons, N.S. Simpson, in the balconies of the Writers' Building of the then Dalhousie Square. The square had been

named after Lord Dalhousie, Governor General of India from 1847 to 1856. At different times it has been called ‘The Green before the Fort’ or Tank Square. The B.B.D. Bagh

area is near the Hooghly river in the western part of the central Kolkata and is a square built around the old Lal Dighi tank. The old fort built by the British was around where

the General Post Office now is. The area was in the heart of Kalikata or the White Town in old Calcutta. The Dalhousie Square was included in the 2004 and 2006 World

Monuments Watch by the World Monuments Fund (WMF) due to "decades of neglect". After this listing the international financial services company American Express provided funding through WMF for the square's preservation.

 

The Victoria Memorial (Victoria Memorial Hall) is a large marble building in Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, India which was built between 1906 and 1921. It is

dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria (1819–1901) and is now a museum and tourist destination under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture.The Memorial lies on

the Maidan (grounds) by the bank of the Hooghly river, near Jawaharlal Nehru road. The Victoria Memorial's architect was William Emerson (1843–1924), president of the Royal

Institute of British Architects. The design is in the Indo-Saracenic revivalist style. This style uses a mixture of British and Mughal elements as well as Venetian,Egyptian, Deccani and Islamic architectural influences. The building is 338 feet (103 m) by 228 feet (69 m) and rises to a height of 184 feet (56 m). It is constructed of white Makrana marble.The gardens of the Victoria Memorial were designed by Lord Redesdale and David Prain. Emerson's assistant, Vincent J. Esch designed the bridge of the north aspect and the garden.

 

 

 

 

 

Please Note

Monuments may lead to undeclared closure due to various reasons. Such closures are not informed in advance. Guests need to bear with such incidents.

Please keep your belongings under your close supervision. HotelTravelia / Its partners/ Its employees / Tour Guide cannot be hold responsible for any lost of belonging/s.

 FORCE MAJEURE: If the tour becomes impossible to be performed by either party due to acts of God, war, government regulations, disaster, strikes, civil disorder, curtailment of transportation facilities or other emergencies making it illegal or impossible to provide the facilities or to continue the tour, this tour may be terminated for any one or more of such reasons by written notice from one party to the other provided that the reason for said termination is in effect in destination of tour or the immediate surrounding area and is in effect.

Any transaction falling under this agreement shall be subject to the existing laws, rules and regulations of governments, semi-governmental bodies and/or other Government agencies of India. The parties hereto agree to amicably settle any disputes arising out of this agreement. Should this not be possible, disputes shall be arbitrated by and in accordance with the Indian Laws.

All disputes to be addressed in courts of Kolkata.

 

Payment & Confirmation

  • The confirmation is subject to 100% payment
  • Confirmation will be issued once full payment is received

 

Cancellation Policy

  • Guest can cancel 48 hours prior to the start of journey
  • If guest cancels after the above time frame, no refunds will be made