Wednesday, October 6, 2010
1 Nights/2 Days
Crowded streets, a calm meandering river, grand mansions, sprawling gardens, and denizens who are ever willing to march and protest or share endless cups of tea. The cultural capital of India, Kolkata has inspired generations of writers and poets. It is the city that has shaped the western opinion of India and even India’s own opinion of itself!
Day 1: Arrival Kolkata
Upon arrival in Kolkata, a Yatra Representative will greet you at the airport and facilitate your transfer at a pre-booked hotel. The transfer will be arranged in an air-conditioned car.
Situated on the banks of the river Ganges, as its flows down to form a massive delta before dropping into the Bay of Bengal, Kolkata is a busy and overcrowded city. The capital of the British East India Company till 1911, the city still retains a lot of the old world charm and grace.
On your sightseeing tour, visit the Dakshineshwar Temple, Indian Museum, Marble Palace, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Victoria Memorial, and Howrah Bridge.
Then, return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Departure from Kolkata
After a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel, your transfer to the airport will be arranged
- Standard check-in/check-out times at all hotels will be 12 noon.