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Private Tour: Places of Worship in Kolkata including Mother House

Private Tour: Places of Worship in Kolkata including Mother House - Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Duration: 8 hours
Location: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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$100.00

Visit architecturally beautiful and historically significant places of worship on this full-day tour of Kolkata that will surely be a feast for both your eyes and mind. Learn about the importance of Hinduism and Islam in India on visits to five different temples as well as Mother House, where Mother Teresa's tomb is located ... More info ›

Visit architecturally beautiful and historically significant places of worship on this full-day tour of Kolkata that will surely be a feast for both your eyes and mind. Learn about the importance of Hinduism and Islam in India on visits to five different temples as well as Mother House, where Mother Teresa's tomb is located. Visit two cathedrals and the Victoria Memorial to learn about the architectural and cultural nuances the British brought to this region. Your private guide will ensure an educational and enlightening experience.

After pickup from your hotel in Kolkata, embark on your private tour of places of worship in Kolkata. Head to Belur Math, an architectural beauty that houses the volunteer organization Ramakrishna Math and Mission. Walk around and be in awe of the intricate architecture that fuses Hindu, Christian and Islamic motifs as a symbol of the unity of all religions.

Then, enjoy a 20- to 30-minute boat cruise on the Hooghly River to the Dakshineswar Kali Temple, a beautiful Hindu temple built in the traditional nava-ratna, or nine-spires, style of Bengal architecture. Next, drive to the Kalighat Kali Temple, where several pilgrims often go to pay their respects to Kali. Walk inside the temple with your guide and learn about how the temple’s image of the goddess differs from how she is depicted elsewhere.

Afterward, you’ll be driven to the Jain Temple, where you’ll find beautiful interior decor such as pillars inlaid with mirrors and intricate stained-glass windows. Stop at a popular restaurant carefully chosen by your guide for a traditional Indian meal.

Then head to the Nakhoda Mosque, the principal Islamic mosque of the city that rises impressively in the midst of a bustling commercial district.

The rest of the day will show you England’s extensive influence on this region. At the Victoria Memorial, a memorial complex dedicated to Queen Victoria, marvel at the structure’s architectural style, which fuses both Islamic and European architecture. Inside the hall, see paintings and memorials depicting the queen’s reign.

Visit St John’s Church, a neoclassical structure featuring a distinctive tall stone spire with a giant clock. Walk along the church’s blue-gray marble floors up to the altar. Then, visit at St Paul’s Cathedral, a beautiful Anglican church built in Gothic Revival style. While the exterior's design is exquisite, the tranquil interior will leave you even more impressed, with its beautifully carved wooden pews, striking stained-glass windows and marvelous Florentine frescoes.

Finally, visit Mother Teresa’s Mission and Mother House, or simply Mother House, where Mother Teresa’s large tomb is located. Here, experience the serenity of the place and learn about Mother Teresa’s important religious work throughout the 20th century. Relax in your air-conditioned vehicle on the ride back to your hotel in the early evening.

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Private Tour: Kolkata Sightseeing Including Mother House, University of Calcutta and Victoria Memorial

Private Tour: Kolkata Sightseeing Including Mother House, University of Calcutta and Victoria Memorial - Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Duration: 8 hours
Location: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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$71.25

Spend a day visiting Kolkata’s most iconic landmarks on this private tour of the West Bengal capital. Visit religious sanctuaries such as Mother Teresa’s Mission and Mother House, the Jain Temple and the Magen David Synagogue, and admire architectural wonders like the Victoria Memorial and the Howrah Bridge ... More info ›

Spend a day visiting Kolkata’s most iconic landmarks on this private tour of the West Bengal capital. Visit religious sanctuaries such as Mother Teresa’s Mission and Mother House, the Jain Temple and the Magen David Synagogue, and admire architectural wonders like the Victoria Memorial and the Howrah Bridge. See where some of India’s best and brightest hail from with visits to the prestigious University of Calcutta and Eden Gardens, the largest cricket stadium in India. On this private tour, enjoy private air-conditioned transport as your guide enlightens you with interesting anecdotes about the places you visit.

In the morning, you’ll be picked up at your Kolkata hotel by your guide and taken by private air-conditioned vehicle to Mother Teresa’s Mission and Mother House, locally known as Mother House, where you’ll learn about the significant humanitarian and religious contributions Mother Teresa made throughout the 20th century.

Next, head to the Jain Temple, one of Kolkata’s most-visited temples by both locals and visitors alike. Step inside the temple to see the intricate décor including stained-glass windows and pillars inlaid with small mirrors.

Then, a 10-minute car ride will take you to the University of Calcutta, one of the top-ranking universities in India. Walk the grounds to see its historical buildings while listening to your guide’s informative commentary about the university’s founding and the notable individuals who’ve attended the school, including laudable economist and 1998 Nobel Prize Winner Amartya Sen.

In between sightseeing, enjoy a delectable spread of Indian-Chinese fusion dishes for lunch at the popular multi-cuisine restaurant, Flavours of India. Then, visit the nearby Magen David Synagogue, one of the largest Jewish synagogues in the Asia Pacific open for public worship.

Afterward, head to Eden Gardens to see the largest cricket stadium in India. Home of the 2012 Indian Premier League champions, the Knight Riders, this is considered one of the most iconic stadiums in the country. Then, visit the Victoria Memorial, a memorial building dedicated to the UK’s Queen Victoria which now serves as a museum. Inside, see a large collection of paintings, sculptures and manuscripts from the era of British rule in India.

Finally, stop for a great photo opportunity of the Howrah Bridge, one of Kolkata’s most popular symbols and the sixth-longest cantilever bridge in the world. You’ll then be taken back to your Kolkata hotel.

Please note: Victoria Memorial is closed on Mondays. On these days, the tour will visit the Victoria Memorial Gardens instead.

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Private Arrival Transfer: Kolkata Airport to Hotel

Private Arrival Transfer: Kolkata Airport to Hotel - Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Duration: 25 minutes
Location: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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$23.75

Avoid the hassle of taxis or public transportation when you arrive in Kolkata by pre-booking this private air-conditioned airport-to-hotel transfer! Be greeted by your friendly and professional driver and get from the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU) to your hotel quickly with this stress-free service.

After you land, your friendly, professional driver will meet you at the arrivals gate and drive you directly to your hotel in Kolkata. Whether you’re traveling individually, with a partner or in a group, your ground transportation needs can all be covered by this private transport service.

When making a booking, you will need to advise your flight details and your Kolkata accommodation details ... More info ›

Avoid the hassle of taxis or public transportation when you arrive in Kolkata by pre-booking this private air-conditioned airport-to-hotel transfer! Be greeted by your friendly and professional driver and get from the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU) to your hotel quickly with this stress-free service.

After you land, your friendly, professional driver will meet you at the arrivals gate and drive you directly to your hotel in Kolkata. Whether you’re traveling individually, with a partner or in a group, your ground transportation needs can all be covered by this private transport service.

When making a booking, you will need to advise your flight details and your Kolkata accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. Approximately 24 - 48 hours prior to your arrival in Kolkata, you will be required to reconfirm exact pickup time and place (the contact number will be provided on your travel voucher).

Price is per person, based on 3 to 6 adults per car/vehicle.

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Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Kolkata Airport

Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Kolkata Airport - Kolkata (Calcutta), India

Duration: 25 minutes
Location: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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$23.75

End your vacation with this comfortable and reliable private transfer from your hotel in Kolkata to the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU). Pre-book this air-conditioned transfer and ensure that you don’t miss your flight when it’s time for you to leave the city ... More info ›

End your vacation with this comfortable and reliable private transfer from your hotel in Kolkata to the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU). Pre-book this air-conditioned transfer and ensure that you don’t miss your flight when it’s time for you to leave the city. It’s as easy as a click of a button!

Whether traveling individually, as a couple or in a group, your ground transportation needs can all be covered by this private airport transportation service. When your vacation is over, simply meet your driver in the lobby of your Kolkata hotel at a prearranged time to be transferred to the airport for your flight. When choosing your pickup time, please make sure you leave ample time between hotel pickup and your flight’s departure.

When making a booking, you will need to advise your flight details and your Kolkata accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. Approximately 24 - 48 hours prior to your arrival in Kolkata, you will be required to reconfirm exact pickup time and place (the contact number will be provided on your confirmation voucher).

Price is per person, based on 3 to 6 adults per car/vehicle.

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Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Kolkata

Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Kolkata - Kolkata (Calcutta), India

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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$32.00

Kolkata, aptly known as the City of Joy, is one of the vibrant cities of India; enjoying every moment of life. As one of important seats of the British rule, it consists of several British monuments ... More info ›

Kolkata, aptly known as the City of Joy, is one of the vibrant cities of India; enjoying every moment of life. As one of important seats of the British rule, it consists of several British monuments. It is also the centre of Missionaries of Charity, built by Mother Teresa.

A city of culture and tradition, it has several temples dedicated to goddess Kali while Durga Puja is the biggest festival celebrated here.

 

Tour Highlights 

Private Full Day Tour of Kolkata City with Air conditioner Vehicle

Enjoy Several British Monuments in Kolkata

Visit Mother Teresa House  

Explore , The Famous Howrah Bridge

Visit the Oldest Building of British Rule, The St. John's Church 

Enjoy, The Majestic Victoria Memorial 

Stroll Around the New & old Market in Kolkata 

Important Note :

Most of Museums & Monuments will remain closed on Monday.

After breakfast in the Morning , our representative will pick up you at 9.30 AM and Proceed for Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Kolkata City ........Accompanied with Guide.   

Firstly we will take you to visit the Mother Teresa's House to view her tomb and then to Nirmal Hriday, The Place where Mother Teresa had lived with her sisters to served the peoples.

Afterwards will take you the famous Howrah Bridge, also known as the Rabindra Setu. It is the third longest bridge in the world and remains busy almost throughout the day. Built over the sacred Ganges, the river looks beautiful from the bridge.

And Then we will move towards the oldest building of the British rule in the city, the St. John’s church, Near the church lies the grave of Job Charnock, who is the founder of the city. It is a stone and brick structure with beautiful interior; built of wood and marble. You can see the large paintings of the Last Supper on the walls. It is also significant as it contains the round table on which the Charter of Calcutta was signed.

Our next trip is to the exquisitely designed Marble Palace. Lying in the midst of a lush green meadow with artistic sculptures, this building is a treasure house of antiques, like curios from China and paintings of Ruben.

And then will take you to visit to the majestic Victoria Memorial; a marble structure built in memory of Queen Victoria. It is a blend of Mughal and British architecture. At present it is a museum which exhibits paintings, miniatures, statues and books, through which people can get an indepth knowledge of Indian history.

At Last we will take you to visit and Stroll around the New & Old Market in Kolkata City , there you can enjoy and explore the life style of the localities, the city is known for its colourful cotton and silk saris.

Afterwards our Representative will Pick you and drop off you at your designated place in Kolkata.

As the one day tour comes to an end, our representative escorts you to your hotel.

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Private Full Day Temple & Spiritual Tour of Bishnupur from Kolkata

Private Full Day Temple & Spiritual Tour of Bishnupur from Kolkata - Kolkata (Calcutta), India

Duration: 1 day
Location: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

From USD
$110.00

This historical and heritage Tour provides a mystic blend of temples, museums and religion. The Bishnupur Museum, Jor Bangla Temple and Rasmanch (A terracotta based pyramidal tower) happen to be a travellers delight ... More info ›

This historical and heritage Tour provides a mystic blend of temples, museums and religion. The Bishnupur Museum, Jor Bangla Temple and Rasmanch (A terracotta based pyramidal tower) happen to be a travellers delight. Shopping for Baluchari (rich hand woven) Saree is also a must do on the list.

Tour Highlights 

Private Full Day Excursion to Bishnupur- The Terracotta Land  

Transportation with Private Air Conditioner Vehicle 

Explore unique terracotta temples

Visit the Historical Bishnupur Museum 

Professional Tour Guide 

Enjoy Shopping Extravange in Bishnupur

Enjoy & Explore the art of weaving Baluchari Saree

 

Enjoy this full day private excursion to Bishnupur, known for its unique terracotta temples. Visit several of the 30 temples dating from 17th and 18th century, which display an exquisite art form and each more beautifully embellished than the other. See the Jogesh Chandra museum to get a taste of music tradition, archaeological findings, and handicrafts which include pottery and weaving.

Early Morning @ 8:30 AM , Driver will Pick up you from your designated place in Kolkata and embark on a private full-day excursion to Bishnupur. The 100-mile (160-kilometer) scenic drive will take about 4 hours from Kolkata.

Upon arrival into Bishnupur, begin with a visit of the most notable temples: Radhamadhab Temple built in 1737 CE by Shiramonidevi, Kalachand Temple built in 1656 CE, Radhagovinda Temple, and Nandalal Temple. In these temples, notice the treasure-trove of terracotta sculptures especially those related to, Krishna, an incarnation of Vishnu and his love Radha which are depicted in most all of the temples.

And then continue the tour to see the performance stage, Rashmancha, built in 1600 CE. Then, visit Jogesh Chandra museum to get a taste of art and archeology. See tools from the Mesolithic and Paleolithic era, terracotta sculptures, and ornaments made of metal. View contemporary art, paintings, and rare photographs as well as a section of the museum dedicated to musical culture which includes instruments and photographs.

At Last driver will take you and visit the

Jor Bangla Temple and T

he Malla King's fort which lies in partial ruins.

In the evening at end of this tour , we will move you back to Kolkata and dropped off you at your designated place.

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