Kolkata

Things to do in Kolkata | People who have visited Kolkata and fallen in love with the city have referred to it by a variety of titles, including The City of Joy and the Cultural Center of India.

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Sunderbans Forest Tour With Jungle Safari  icon
Sunderbans Forest Tour With Jungle Safari 

14 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$45.00
/person
Terracotta Temples,Saree Weaving & Pottery Day Tour  icon
Terracotta Temples,Saree Weaving & Pottery Day Tour 

12 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$100.00
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Shantiniketan Day Tour From Kolkata  icon
Shantiniketan Day Tour From Kolkata 

10 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$70.00
/person
Kolkata Street Photography Experience  icon
Kolkata Street Photography Experience 

8 Hours

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$40.00
/person
Kolkata Heritage Walking Tour  icon
Kolkata Heritage Walking Tour 

3 Hours

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$20.00
/person
Walking Tour Of Kolkata Morning Bazaar   icon
Walking Tour Of Kolkata Morning Bazaar  

4 Hours

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$20.00
/person
Kolkata Home Dining Experience  icon
Kolkata Home Dining Experience 

3 Hours

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$30.00
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Mallick Ghat Flower Market Walking Tour  icon
Mallick Ghat Flower Market Walking Tour 

4 Hours

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$11.00
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Kolkata Authentic Street Food Tour  icon
Kolkata Authentic Street Food Tour 

5 Hours

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$25.00
/person
Kolkata Temple And Spiritual Day Tour  icon
Kolkata Temple And Spiritual Day Tour 

6 Hours

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$25.00
/person
Private Monuments Day Tour in Kolkata  icon
Private Monuments Day Tour in Kolkata 

6 Hours

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$25.00
/person
Uptown Food Tour in Kolkata  icon
Uptown Food Tour in Kolkata 

3 Hours

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$25.00
/person
Gangasagar Day Tour From Kolkata  icon
Gangasagar Day Tour From Kolkata 

12 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$110.00
/person
Private Guided Tour Of Mayapur From Kolkata  icon
Private Guided Tour Of Mayapur From Kolkata 

14 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$80.00
/person
Kolkata Book Street Tour  icon
Kolkata Book Street Tour 

2 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$20.00
/person

Know More about Kolkata

Best time to visit:

JAN - FEB

Saraswati Puja

After Mumbai, Kolkata, previously Calcutta, is India's second-largest metropolis. Kolkata is referred to as the meeting point between India and England and has a close association with the British East India Company. Join a heritage walking tour to discover Kolkata's vast history, rich culture, and founding principles.

Take a trip around a region of temples in the country of the Hindu goddess Kali, and let it open your eyes to the holiness of regional devotion and prayer practices. Visit significant sites including the Dakshineswar Shrine, the Jain Temples, and Kalighat, a well-known temple to the goddess Kali.

Best time to visit:

JAN - FEB

Saraswati Puja

JAN - JUN

32°C / 22°C

JUL - DEC

30°C / 23°C

Indian Rupee

Indian Rupee

1 USD = 79.87 INR

GMT +05:30

5.5 hours ahead

Frequently Asked Questions

Victoria Memorial, Prinsep Ghat, St. Paul's Cathedral, Kolkata, St. John's Church, Kolkata, Job Charnock's Mausoleum.

Local buses are a fairly affordable mode of transportation. Kolkata is also well-known for its recognizable yellow Ambassador cabs, as well as for Ola and Uber. They once served as the city's primary means of providing cab services. And getting into a yellow cab as kids and exploring the city was always a lot of fun for us.

A regular/eVisa is required for travel to India, in addition to a valid passport. Only those groups who are exempted by bilateral agreements may travel without a visa.

If you're organizing a trip, you should reserve at least 3 or 4 days for sightseeing in Kolkata. Even though the distance between the locations is short, most tourist activities take time. With its bus, trams, yellow taxis, radio cabs, local trains, metro, and ferries over the Ganga, Kolkata has a well-developed public transportation system.

From March to November, temperatures go from a high of 36°C to a low of 16°C towards the end of the day. From December to Feb, temperatures drop down with highs of 27°C and lows of 12°C.

One can visit the Raj Bhavan, St. John’s church, Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, St. Andrew’s Church, Writers’ Building, and the Mother Teresa House.

Couples will enjoy visiting Prinsep Ghat, Victoria Memorial, and Eco Park in Kolkata. You two can have a private boat trip at Prinsep Ghat at dusk. The Victoria Memorial includes a lovely garden and fountain where you may spend time together admiring the masterpiece of architecture.

One of Kolkata's most well-known foods is the biryani. The cooked egg and potato that are served with the biriyani are the specialties. Arselan and Aminia are the two top restaurant chains from which to purchase it.