Kolkata is the capital of India's West Bengal state. Founded as an East India company trading post, it was India's capital under the British Raj from 1773-1911. Today it is known for its grand colonial architecture, art galleries, and cultural festivals. It is the educational commercial and cultural center of the Eastern part of India, Kolkata is a pioneer in the field of drama, arts theatre and literature. It is also home to the mother house, headquarter of the missionaries of charity. Kolkata has a way of making day trips enjoyable for people. Some of the places you can tour include: Salt Lake City, The Dakshineswar kali Temple, Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary, and Kolkata Snake Park. These options of Kolkata day trips are available for you in batches, we have Kolkata multi-day trips designed for more than one day, Kolkata wine tasting day trips for exploring wine regions, and Kolkata rail day trips for sightseeing experience.
For further enjoyment on your vacation, there are lots of activities that must be on your bucket list. One of them includes exploring the shoreline beauty of this world – class city on Kolkata shoreline excursions. It is so suitable for families and it is one of the numerous outdoor activities in Kolkata that you shouldn’t miss. Another beautiful activity you shouldn’t miss in Kolkata is roaming and exploring the city under the artificially illuminated night atmosphere of the city center and its environs – that is partaking in Kolkata night tours. More fun comes when you book Kolkata cultural and theme tours to explore the locals in their dress, music, language, dance, way of communication, festivals and lots more cultural activities available in the India state.
There are lots of activities to do in Kolkata including entertainment, beauty, history, and cultural brilliance at different turns in the city. This is why TripIndicator has handpicked the best tours in Kolkata by comparing prices from top sightseeing tour companies, and making sure they have the right qualities to give travelers the best of their stay in the city.
Kolkata Day Trips & Excursions Price
Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Kolkata (8 hours)
Full Day Pilgrimage Tour of Ganga Sagar from Kolkata (10 hours)
Private Full Day Temple & Spiritual Tour of Bishnupur from Kolkata (1 day)
Small Group Kolkata Uptown Food Tour (4 hours)
Guided Kolkata Sightseeing Trip by Car, Walk & Sunset Cruise Excursion Trip (6 to 10 hours)
Private Tour: Temples and Ashrams of Ganga Sagar Day Trip from Kolkata (12 hours)
Full-Day Custom Private Tour of Kolkata (8 hours)
City of Joy experience, a full day tour of Kolkata (12 hours)
Day Trip to The Taj Mahal and Agra from Kolkata with Commercial Return Flights (18 hours)
Private Full-Day Kolkata Sightseeing with English Speaking Guide and Transports (8 hours)
Kolkata, aptly known as the City of Joy, is one of the vibrant cities of India; enjoying every moment of life. As one of important seats of the British rule, it consists of several British monuments. It is also the centre of Missionaries of Charity, built by Mother Teresa.
A city of culture and tradition, it has several temples dedicated to...Read more
Ganga Sagar is a wonderful island situated just off the Bengal coast and on the point where River Ganga meets the Bay of Bengal. The
stunning island is a place of peace, calm, golden sand beaches and of religion. Every year in the month of January the island sees a huge gathering of devotees from all parts of the country, who come to take...Read more
This historical and heritage Tour provides a mystic blend of temples, museums and religion. The Bishnupur Museum, Jor Bangla Temple and Rasmanch (A terracotta based pyramidal tower) happen to be a travellers delight. Shopping for Baluchari (rich hand woven) Saree is also a must do on the list.
Get set for Kolkata’s finest food tour. Greet your guide as the sun sets and take the subway up to the intellectual heart of the city. Here the Bengal revolutionary fighter Subhas Chandras Bose is more famous than Gandhi and the people are passionate about their rights and independence, not to mention their food.
See the highlights of the big, bustling city of Kolkata on an easy full-day trip. Experience the culture and beautiful architecture of the city three ways: via car, on food, and by boat along the Hooghly River. This is a private tour, so you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide. Fit a lot of sightseeing into one day without worrying...Read more
Immerse yourself in India’s religious heritage and humanitarian culture on this full-day private tour to Ganga Sagar, an important Hindu pilgrimage site on Sagar Island for travelers from all over the world. With your expert and passionate guide, visit various temples and ashrams including Bharat Sevashram Sangha, Ramakrishna Mission, Kapil Muni...Read more
This 8-hour custom tour of Kolkata enables you to explore the city in your own way. Allow your guide to help you to choose the activities that suit your interest the most, giving you the most memorable time during your Kolkata visit. The maximum group size for this tour is...Read more
The City of Joy Experience is a day tour where guests will discover why Kolkata is indeed the City of Joy. The experience commences at the Mausoleum of Job Charnock, the founder of British Kolkata and covers St Johns Church, the iconic Writers Building, the magnificent Governor’s house, Shahid Minar, India’s oldest museum and the legendary...Read more
4am Pickup from Hotel or anywhere in Kolkata and drop-off Kolkata Airport and Flight to Delhi. Arrivalin Delhi Airport and 3 hours drive to Agra by expressway. First visit Taj Mahal and after Taj Mahal take a Lunch break. Second we visit Agra Fort and some shopping in Agra. After Agra Sightseeing drive back to Delhi and drop at Delhi Airport...Read more
Kolkata is one of the world’s most vibrant and history-filled cities, but covering all the top sights takes time and planning. Skip the hassles of arranging your own visits with this action-packed sightseeing tour, which includes all the main colonial-era heritage attractions, along with a Jain temple, the Tagore Museum, and the riverside...Read more
Welcome to Kolkata - Monument Heritage Tour Points will be covered for Full day Kolkata City Sightseeing Discover the city of Kolkata on this 8-hour sightseeing tour. See the most visited monuments with Lunch Included Pickup and drop any Kolkata Location. English Speaking Tour Guide is...Read more
Pickup at 4am from Hotel or anywhere in Kolkata and drop at Kolkata Airport Fly to Delhi. Arrive in Delhi Airport and drive to Agra 3 hours by expressway. Reach Agra and visit Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and take a Lunch break. If time permit some shopping in Agra. After Agra Sightseeing drive back to Delhi and drop at Airport Fly to Kolkata. Arrive in...Read more
Visit the hometown of famous writer and poet, Nobel Prize winner, and polymath Rabindranath Tagore in Santiniketan. Santiniketan is a small town a small town near Bolpur in West Bengal. Enjoy a pick up service from your hotel in Kolkata to take you to Santiniketan. When you arrive, you can start to explore the town where the Tagore family built...Read more
Every January, thousands of Hindus come together on an island in the Ganges delta to take part in one of the world’s largest gathering: the Gangasagar Pilgrimage. Hindus from all over India and even the world take part in what is known as the holy dip in the waters of Gangasagar to rid themselves of their sins. If you’re visiting India soon...Read more