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British Raj Heritage Walk

British Raj Heritage Walk

1 Days / 0 Nights : Writers' Building at Dalhousie Square (now B.B.D. Bagh), Lal Dighi, General Post Office, Eden Gardens, the cemetery of Job Charnock, Raj Bhavan, Shahid Minar, Fort William, Maidan, St. Paul's Cathedral, Victoria Memorial, South Park Street Cemetery, Howrah Bridge, and Jorasanko (the birthplace of Tagore).

Description

Kolkata used to be the capital of the British ruled India. Each and every corner and alleyways of the city still tells stories of colonial history. A heritage walk across Kolkata will take you to some of the prominent historical places that still carry the stamp of the colonial days.

As we know from our history books, the British East India Company arrived in India initially as traders, before turning India into a colony. Kolkata, being the administrative capital of British India, enjoyed a lot of prominences. Some of the noteworthy historical tourist destinations that are covered in the heritage walk tour include the Writers' Building at Dalhousie Square (now B.B.D. Bagh), Lal Dighi, General Post Office, Eden Gardens, the cemetery of Job Charnock, Raj Bhavan, Shahid Minar, Fort William, Maidan, St. Paul's Cathedral, Victoria Memorial, South Park Street Cemetery, Howrah Bridge, and Jorasanko (the birthplace of Tagore). If possible, take a short tram ride from anywhere in North Kolkata. 

The best thing about the city of joy is that you can visit it almost any time of the year. If you are visiting Kolkata in summer, don't forget to carry an umbrella and a water bottle during the walk. Our expert tour guide will take you through this walk and enrich your experience with fascinating stories and incidents from the past. You will know about the Renaissance in Bengal as well as the nationalist movement in the subsequent years. 

Kolkata, apart from its rich cultural heritage, is also famous for its lip-smacking street food and delicacies. While you're on the tour, indulge in some Phuchka, bhelpuri, papri chat, fish fry, or any other food of your choice. If you have a sweet tooth, Kolkata is the place of your dreams. You must try the famous Rosogolla, Mishti Doi, Ladykeni and Rabri. In fact, some of these food items have a long history behind their making. Feel free to interact with the local people to have an insider's perspective. The city of Kolkata is as beautiful as its people. In this city, you will experience a beautiful blend of rich heritage and modern advancement. The city's cultural heritage, its love for history, education, art and food is something that attracts thousands of tourists everywhere from all over the world. After the heritage walk, you will surely gain a new perspective on our country's colonial past. 

The timing of the heritage walk tour depends upon the choice of the tourist. 

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Highlights :
• All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
• Hotel pickup and drop-off included from the city hotels
• Informative, friendly and professional guide
• Great overview and orientation of the visit
• Guide services for a more personalized experience

Activity :
• Sightseeing

Transport :
Airconditioned transport with driver

• 01 to 03 persons - Sedan cars - Indian make cars like Toyota Etios or Maruti Swift Desire 
• 03 to 05 persons - SUV cars - Toyota Innova or similar
• 06 to 10 persons - Tempo Traveller with 10 seats
• 11 to 18 persons - Mini coaches with 18 seater
• 19 to 42 persons - Coaches with 27 or 42 seater
All the vehicles are air-conditioned

Pickup and Departure :
 Pick up from mentioned city Centre, Railway Station or your city hotel.
 Drop at mentioned city Centre, Railway Station or your city hotel.

• Tour Duration: 2-3 Hours
• Guide: English speaking guide included
• Assistance: Yes
• Entrance fees includedNo
• Vehicle: Air-conditioned
• Driver with a phone: Yes
• Tour Starts Time: 0900 hrs.

Additional : 
• Confirmation will be sent within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
• Child below 5 years is free.
• No strict dress code is enforced at tour sites except for places of worship, shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended.
• We recommend comfortable walking shoes and sunglasses/sunscreen during the visit.
• Entrance fees to the monuments are not included and are to be paid directly. Any camera or video camera fees, if any, are to be paid directly

Timings :

09:00 am - 05:00 pm 

Things To Carry :
• Sunscreen
• Sunglasses
• Comfortable footwear

Advisory :
Special Holidays will not be liable for any dispute arising out of the rental between customer and vendor, guide or any service provider

Confirmation Policy :
The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking Rate is based on a minimum 2 person sharing. We reserve the right to cancel in case the minimum no. of customers required for the visit on any date is not met.

Cancellation Policy :
• If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the visit, 25% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
• If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the visit, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
• If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the visit, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.

Refund Policy :
•The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

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