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Known as the ‘City of Joy’, Kolkata holds an important place in the economy, politics and culture of India. Kolkata has retained its quintessential charm despite modernization.‘What Bengal thought today, India thought tomorrow’, is a famous line associated with the city for having produced some of the greatest thinkers, artists, film makers and writers. No matter how you pronounce it, Kolkata or Calcutta this is a city you ‘feel’ more than simply visit.  It is a big feast of culture, heritage and delectable Bengali cuisine, there are a plethora of things to do and places to visit in Kolkata for backpackers.


Backpackers this October experience the architectural marvels like the Howrah Bridge, indulge our self in the vibrant cultural scene during Durga Mahautsav by Pandal Hopping, explore bustling street food options in back alley, witness the Tide and Tigers at Sundarnban Tiger Reserve and Finally commute through India’s only functional tram transportation network yes! you heard it right Tram!


Tour Highlights : Pandal Hoping | Street Food | Sundarban Safari | Old City



Day 01 :: Kolkata Pandal Hoping Day

Welcome to Kolkata. Hotel Transfer is arrange for you our representative would be available to welcome you at Airport. Tour Starts in evening with Pandal Hoping as we discover the festive mood amongst the Bengalis when you see the city in vibrant colours and sparkling lights as the city explodes with thousands of thematic and colourful pandals and reveals several forms of goddess Durga idols. Overnight in Kolkata.

Day 02 :: Old City And Vijayadashmi-Visarjan Diwas

Day Starts early today as we experience Old City charm by visiting some of iconic places in Kolkata using Yellow Taxis and Vintage Tram network. Enjoy the mouth watering street food and Bengali sweets. Day ends by witnessing larger than life Vijayadashmi and Visarjan ceremony. Over Night in Kolkata.

Day 03 :: Sundarban

Today we are heading to the Majestic Sundarban Mangrove forest a home for the Bengal tiger and other threatened species. Evening experience Cock fight competition. Late evening we are at leisure to enjoy campfire and local folk dance. Late night  – a Moonlight boat safari in mysterious forest of Sundarban is arranged for you. Overnight in Sundarban.

Day 04 :: Cruise Safari to Sundarban Tiger Reserve

Early morning leave for Cruise Safari to Sundarban Tiger Reserve – a getaway through the dense mangrove forest, the forest ruled by notorious man-eater tigers, to observe variety of birdlife and animal life ! Feast on tasty Lunch prepared by local fishermen on Boat itself in afternoon. Evening we bid adieu to Sundarban as we head back to Kolkata.

Day 05 :: Bid Adieu Kolkata

Post Breakfast we conclude our backpacking tour and head back to Mumbai with some beautiful travel stories.



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Where Kolkata
Duration 04 Nights / 05 Days
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