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Full day city of Kolkata with Guide and Lunch provided by Five Senses Tours

Full day city of Kolkata with Guide and Lunch

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Updated 09/01/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 09/01/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The City of Joy Experience is a day tour where guests will discover why Kolkata is indeed the City of Joy. The experience commences at the Mausoleum of Job Charnock, the founder of British Kolkata and covers St Johns Church, the iconic Writers Building, the magnificent Governor’s house, Shahid Minar, India’s oldest museum and the legendary Victoria Memorial. The experience fittingly ends after a scenic 3-hour cruise over the River Ganges.
Itinerary
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  • 1
    Job Charnock Cemetery
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    St. John's Church
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Writers' Building
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Raj Bhavan
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Shaheed Minar
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Victoria Memorial Hall
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 8
    Howrah Bridge
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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Duration
11h
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Private car
  • Entry/Admission - Job Charnock Cemetery
  • Entry/Admission - St. John's Church
  • Entry/Admission - Writers' Building
  • Entry/Admission - Raj Bhavan
  • Entry/Admission - Shaheed Minar
  • Entry/Admission - Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)
  • Entry/Admission - Victoria Memorial Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Howrah Bridge
Exclusions
  • Drinks
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Alan K wrote a review Mar 2020
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Our Kolkata experiance was conducted by a very engaging young man Abhishek Roy whose knowledge of the area and command of English was excellent. We started quite early and finished, at our request, around 4:30. Our tour included comercial district, St Johns church, various
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Pankaj wrote a review Nov 2019
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The full day city tour of Kolkata with Abhishek was very satisfying. Not only was he a great company, he also knows so much about the history and traditions of Kolkata that we could unravel what’s happening in the city. We also enjoyed the pipe organ in St John’s church. What a
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from 5SensesTours, Owner at Full day city of Kolkata with Guide and Lunch
Responded Feb 16, 2020
Hello and thanks for doing the Kolkata city tour with us. I am glad Abhishek brought the city of joy, alive for you!
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SallyP wrote a review Nov 2019
Los Angeles, California3 contributions
The full day city tour of Kolkata is a great way to experience Kolkata. In one day, I got to see important landmarks as well as got a great flavor of the city. Abhishek was a fantastic guide. We started at the memorial founder of Kolkata. Then we visited magnificent
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from 5SensesTours, Owner at Full day city of Kolkata with Guide and Lunch
Responded Feb 16, 2020
Hello! Thanks for taking time for this review of the Kolkata city tour. I am happy Abhishek made this an amazing day for you.
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By: Five Senses Tours
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Memorable historical tour
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Pottery, silk and temples
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Finding beauty in Bishnupur
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Magical bishnupur
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Nice for city tour
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Awesome culture walk
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Kolkata city tour
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Wonderful trip!
This was a fantastic visit and I’d highly recommend - there are some mind blowing sites and a ton of history in Bis
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Very interesting tour - Great Experience
I really enjoyed the tour. Terra cotta temples were beautiful, the guide was great, and the driver was very nice.Ev
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A Great day out of Kolkata city
The tour was great, our guide was very knowledgable, the different location visited were each unique in their own
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Legemds tour seeped in history - fantastic experience!
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British Raj Walk
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Mother Teresa
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Temple & Spiritual Trail in Kolkata
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Well organized tour led by a historian
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Key Details
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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