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Kolkata is locally regarded as India’s cultural capital and where India and British Raj collide. Visit the city’s highlights before your the cruise.

This is a private tour.




Namaste! Welcome to India. You will be met at Kolkata International Airport and transferred to your Kolkata Hotel for check-in and trip briefing. Enjoy your trip.

(Time permitting) Kolkata is locally regarded as India’s cultural capital and where India and British Raj collide. We begin tour in this colonial rich city with a Heritage Tram Ride across the Old Town to witness the bygone era of charming Bengali colonies, chic cafes and traditional houses. We visit the sacred Hooghly Riverside to witness WWII built Howrah Bridge, 1906 Howrah Junction Railway Station still renowned as the largest railway complex in India, British East India Company built Dalhousie Square housing St John Church, Old Court House, and Colonial Secretariat Buildings. Next stop, the riverside located Mullik Ghat to explore some of India’s most colourful Flower Bazaar Markets. Then, we visit Victoria Memorial, a landmark of Kolkata dedicated to UK’s Queen Victoria and now serves as a royal museum of British Rule in India. Next, we arrive at the country’s iconic Eden Garden Cricket Stadium. Then, we visit Mother Teresa’s Mission and House. Later, discover the curious lanes of Kumartuli where we visit inside sculptor’s traditional art homes and watch goddesses come to life. Tour ends at Kolkata’s New Market area to enjoy novelty of street shopping and bargaining with the locals. After tour you will be transferred to your hotel.



You will be met at meeting point of The Oberoi Grand Hotel to join your cruise group and begin your river cruise itinerary.

Oberoi Grand Kolkata

Fondly known as The Grande Dame of Chowringhee, The Oberoi Grand is situated in a prime location, unrivalled by other luxury hotels in Kolkata, near the central business district, bustling markets and cultural landmarks of the city. Dating back to the late 1880s, The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata was frequented by the country's leading figures during colonial times.

Deluxe Room

15, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata - 700 013, India

Tel: +91 33 2249 2323

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Rates include

Transfer from airport to hotel, transfer from hotel to ship, one night accommodation at The Oberoi Grand in Kolkata including breakfast, excursion including entrance fees as per itinerary.


  • Please advise arrival/departure flight details in order to arrange the transfer accordingly
  • Apply for Indian visa before departure
  • Check in time 14.00 / Check out time 11.00

* Please note that your hotel will be confirmed after we have received your deposit payment. Prices are subject to change. Hotel subject to availability. We will try to offer you an alternate accommodation if the requested hotel would not be available.