Things To Do in Kolkata (Dum Dum) & Kolkata Airport Layover Ideas
Things to do in Kolkata (Dum Dum) if you have a Kolkata Airport Layover or Extended Kolkata Airport Stopover
If you have an extended layover at the Kolkata Airport or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Kolkata-Dum-Dum.LayoverIdeas.com
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 28.00
<p>Enjoy a private, home-cooked meal in a local Calcutta home with your welcoming host Iti. Experience traditional Indian life and cuisine while dining on Iti's favorite recipes. Leave with a full stomach, an appreciation of Indian culture and a true glimpse into a local's life. </p>
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 47.00
Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Pollinate Energy, a social enterprise that’s lighting up lives in the slums of India. Learn how they’re reducing indoor air pollution from kerosene and wood stoves, and bringing solar light to Kolkata’s tent slums. Chat with the people behind the project, meet locals living in these communities, and come away with a better understanding of social enterprise in India.
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USD 49.00 Kolkata, also known as the 'City of Joy', is a city that beautifully embodies the Indian native traditions with the ghosts of its colonial past and now is slowly moving to reform itself in the lines of a modern India. The city was the first capital of the British who ruled India for 200 years. Thus, it has a lot of structures that were built during the time of the British rule in India. Visit the famous Victoria Memorial and Howrah Bridge and take a Tonga Ride to the St. John's Church. You will also enjoy the delicious Bengali cuisine for lunch! ... Read More
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USD 50.00Known as the commercial and educational city under the British East India, Kolkata never ceases to surprise its visitors around the world. In its bustling bazaars or markets, you can see its well preserved history and cultural ethnicity. Explore the famous Burra bazaar and College Street of Kolkata and indulge in a wide variety of fabrics, handloom, handicrafts, books and souvenir. Enjoy a cup of coffee and witness the making of Gods and Goddesses with mud at a very unique place called Kumartuli, the traditional potter's quarters of Northern Kolkata.... Read More
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USD 59.00Visit the Weavers Studio to witness the artistic production of high-quality cotton and silk garments. This private 3-hour guided tour will provide you with a glimpse into not only the production methods of weaving and dyeing methods but the various products themselves. Tour the Resource Center containing a textile library and museum dedicated to the industry. You may even learn a little history about the natural dye, Indigo with its unusual link to India. Tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off and entrance fees.... Read More
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 60.00
Set on the banks of the Hooghly River, the ambiance of Belur Math is one of tranquillity and reverence. Explore the headquarters of the International Rama Krishna Mission. Witness the harmony of religions, where east meets west, and ancient meets modern during this 4-hour guided tour.
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USD 70.99 Immerse yourself in India's religious heritage and humanitarian culture on this full-day private tour to Ganga Sagar, an important Hindu pilgrimage site on Sagar Island for travelers from all over the world. With your expert and passionate guide, visit various temples and ashrams including Bharat Sevashram Sangha, Ramakrishna Mission, Kapil Muni Temple and Omkarnath, and discover the inspiring role of Hinduism and Hindu saints in the philanthropic efforts of the various organizations housed there.
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USD 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. 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.
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