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Private Kolkata Textile Factory Tour

Private Kolkata Textile Factory Tour
Duration:
3 hours
From:
USD 59.00
Visit 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.

Half-Day Tour of Belur Math from Kolkata

Half-Day Tour of Belur Math from Kolkata
Duration:
4 hours
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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Kolkata Airport Train Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com has a mixed recommendation on the Kolkata Airport train service.

Trains run regularly from the station, but they might be a bit crowded. Be very aware of pick-pockets at stations!


Kolkata Airport Train Rates & Fares


INR 2-5, depending on destination.


Kolkata Airport Train Details

Kolkata International Airport Train

Kolkata Airport train photo

An underground circular railway runs from nearby Dum Dum Junction, about 5 kilometres (3 miles) from the Kolkata Airport. From here, trains will take you to Princep Ghat near Strand Road. Trains run about every 15 minutes during peak hours, and about every 60 minutes non-peak. More Information and Maps    .

 

Note that there is also an extension from Dum Dum to the Kolkata Airport, however there are very few trains that are running on this line as of yet, so your best bet is a taxi to Dum Dum to catch a train.

 

Returning to the airport, if you take the bus from Dum Dum station, be aware that you won't be able to actually see the terminal from the point where the bus drops you off. Look for a hole in the wall, and go through it. You will walk across a small open park to get to the terminal.



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Kolkata Airport Subway Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com has a mixed recommendation on the Kolkata Airport subway service.

This option could be faster than a taxi, but crowded. Be very aware of pick-pockets at stations!


Kolkata Airport Subway Rates & Fares

INR 4-20, depending on destination


CCU Kolkata Airport Subway Details

Kolkata Airport Subway

Kolkata Airport Subway (Metro) photo

From Dum Dum station, you can hop on the Kolkata Metro line 1 and head south to the city or where ever your travels take you. Note that you will still need to take a taxi to Dum Dum junction from the Kolkata Airport to catch the metro.



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Last Updated: 21 Oct 2016