Cultural Confluence of Kolkata - Culture Kaleidoscope Tour


3 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

This tour works for both non-photographers and photographers alike. Even if you love photography you do not need fancy cameras to sign up for this tour. Anything that you are comfortable with photographing with works for you. If it makes you happy, we are happy!

Calcutta is truly a melting pot of cultures and communities… truly a kaleidoscope of various shades, flavors and sights that make Calcutta what it is today! This tour will help you understand a little bit of India and how so many religions and faith form the very fabric which is India. So many cultures and so many communities co-existing side by side, reminds one of the famous 1982 number one by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder – Ebony and Ivory.

PLEASE NOTE: Unless there is a scheduled tour, the minimum requirement for the tour is 2 pax. If you are single traveller, please message us.

P.S. Drop us a message if the mentioned start times do not work for you. Maybe we can schedule according to your convenience.

Inclusions

  • Snacks - Street side local food
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea - Local chai
  • All Fees and Taxes

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Bowbazar, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Some of the neighbourhoods and places we cover on this tour include Bow Barracks, Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Old Chinatown, Old Jewish neighbourhoods, Jain Temple, Portuguese Church, Armenian Church and the Chitpur neighbourhood.

Covid restrictions apply. Some places may have restricted entry or may have banned entry.

Depends on the day and time of the day.

Duration: 3 hours

Meeting point

Indian Airlines Office, Central Ave, near Air India Limited, Bowbazar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700012, India

Traveler pickup is offered
Any other city hotels, BnBs and private residences.
Pickup timings will be relative to distance. Approximately 30 mins before tour start time for locations within city limits.

Please note that unless there is a scheduled pickup, the minimum requirement for pickup is 2 pax.

P.S. Drop us a message if the mentioned start times do not work for you. Maybe we can schedule according to your convenience.

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • All guides have been fully vaccinated.

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Preetkiran
April 2022

Going through the hidden gems in the streets of Kolkata was only possible with Calcutta photo tours. Savoured the special delicacies of kolkata available fresh and authentic , right from the age old cooks and chaiwala . The history behind each temple,church, market, people and restored buildings ...

anneshasil
April 2022

Incredible tour! Loved being a tourist in my home town. My boyfriend was visiting from Scotland and wanted to learn more about why he feels so at home in Calcutta and he knew exactly why after this tour! Manjit is funny, insightful and is an amazing host (our chai cup made it back safely to Scotl...

tawhiteAustralia
November 2021

I love this tour. I've done it now three times. The quality of Manjit's customer base means I meet incredible people each time and, to be frank, Manjit has more stories than he could ever tell about each neighbourhood he takes us to and through.

X1265GLjulianav
February 2022

This tour was one of the best tours of a city that I have ever been on. Manjit is an excellent guide. He is knowledgeable, passionate, engaging, and charismatic. His walking tour illustrated a side of Kolkata I would never have been able to see on my own, and that truly illustrated the cultural d...

Mich613
February 2022

We spent a wonderful morning with Manjit on this tour. We thoroughly enjoyed Majit's insight on Kolkata and photography as well as spending time together. Manjit is full of knowledge of the city, talent as a photographer, and the patience of a guide and teacher.

Radhika409
November 2021

This tour is something that will really make you fall in love with Kolkata. The charming old streets of Kolkata are filled with colours, stories, good vibes and cocktail of cultures with every turn you take. Also, these stories wouldn't have been fun it wasn't Manjeet. That guy is an amazinggggg ...

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