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Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Upon 9 am pick-up from your hotel in downtown Kolkata, meet your expert local guide. Head towards the market for the shopping expedition and the first stop will be the Spice/Masala market where you will indulge in finding the secret to the mouthwatering Indian cuisines. Proceed further to the wholesale fruit market at Machua, filled with fresh fruits as well as local vendors and shoppers.
Later on you will visit Burra Bazaar, meaning "big market" in English. As most of the eastern India feeds on this market, it is always busy and full of activities. Your guide will narrate you the tales of this ancient market, showcasing the best in Kolkata. If one is looking to buy products, such as textiles, cereals, food grains, spices, dry fruits, edible oils, sugar, salt or other groceries at very affordable prices, you come to the right place.
Proceed to the College Street of Kolkata, famed for its books and believed to be Asia’s largest book market. The market is also known as Boi Para (Book Market) in the local language and is a testament to the widespread reading culture of the people in Kolkata. Find your favorite books along with leather items, footwear, musical instruments and many more locally made products.
As the heat starts to rise, let's take a break and get a cup of coffee at a beautiful coffee house built during the British Raj. As your guide takes you through the history of this magnificent city, proceed to Kumortuli , the potter’s colony of Kolkata. You will witness craftsman making hundreds of clay idols without using any modern day machinery. These idols are molded into Gods and Goddesses and used in the temples for ceremonial rituals. Learn from your guide the traditional significance of these clay items. After the tour is concluded, we will take you back to your hotel in Kolkata.
Hotel pickup and drop-off in Kolkata downtown
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A maximum of 8 people per booking
Group discount is available for group size of more than 2, 3, and 4.
Your centrally located hotel in Kolkata downtown
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.