World Regional Rose Convention 2020, Kolkata

Kolkata Tour

9 - 12 January, 2020 | The Agri-Horticultural Society of India, 1, Alipore Road, Kolkata - 700027, India

10 - 11 - 12 January, 2020 | Part of Convention




OVERVIEW
Make the most out of your days in Kolkata and set off on some magical journeys around the city. Explore the famous Botanical Garden of Kolkata, enjoy lunch on cruise, dine at an authentic Bengali restaurant, and enjoy hi-tea at Raj Bhavan - the Governor’s House. Also, get the chance to visit the Mother House and Victoria Memorial, two of the most iconic attractions of Kolkata.


DETAILED ITINERARY
10 JAN: LUNCH ON CRUISE WITH VISIT TO BOTANICAL GARDEN + TRADITIONAL BENGALI DINNER
At 12 Noon, assemble together at the hotel lobby. Then drive to the jetty to board the cruise. Climb up the stairs to board the cruise ship. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch on board as your sail through the Hooghly river at the winter afternoon.

Post lunch, de-board at the jetty and get driven to Botanical Garden. Spread over an area of 273 acres, the garden was established in the year 1786 by British Colonel Alexander Kyd. The garden contains around 12,000 living perennial plants and thousands of other plants collected from across the globe. This garden is the largest botanic garden of Asia. The most famous attraction of the Botanical Garden is the 250-year-old ‘Great Banyan Tree’, also known as Ficus Bengalhensis.
After the tour, drive back to the hotel.

Later, in the evening, by 6:30 PM. get together at your hotel lobby and assisted drive to The Peerless Inn Hotel for an exclusive Bengali dinner at the banquet hall. Enjoy the cuisine reflects the lost taste of Authentic Bengali dish, serving food from all over Bengal, cuisine’s served at the household of Bengal’s Zamindari and those that were popularized by the Tagore Family. Many of the cuisine are served during different Bengali festivals.
After the dinner experience, you will be transferred back to the hotel.

11 JAN: VISIT TO DALHOUSIE SQUARE
Assemble together at your hotel lobby by 1:30 PM and proceed for today’s tour of Kolkata.

Drive past BBD Bagh (Formerly known as BBD Bagh), the Unearth Dalhousie Square's rich Colonial history of international commerce, administration and a space for socialization. The square houses many famous buildings built by British rulers for their administration, which later got converted to different offices.

Thereafter, Proceed to Raj Bhavan, the official residence of the Governor of West Bengal, for a short tour of the gardens.
After the tour, you will be transferred back to the hotel.

12 JAN: TOUR OF MOTHER HOUSE & VICTORIA MEMORIAL
Assemble together at your hotel lobby by 8:00 AM. Your today’s tour starts with a visit to the Mother House, the abode of Mother Teresa, the Nobel laureate who devoted her entire life in serving the needy and destitute and established Missionaries of Charity. Mother’s body is buried on the ground floor of this building and is visited by people from different corners of the globe. Also visit the nearby Nirmala Shishu Bhawan - the Orphanage/ Children’s Home.

Afterwards, drive to the Kolkata’s iconic monument Victoria Memorial. The imposing white marble dream inaugurated by the Prince of Wales in 1921. It is a huge white-marble structure and the most enduring of remains of the British Raj in India. Built by Lord Curzon in memory of the popular monarch, Queen Victoria. The lush green lawn of 64 acres of gardens adjacent to the monument offers a variety of trees, plants and flowers including roses.
After the tour, you will be transferred back to the hotel.

***End of Tour***

Inclusions
  • Assistance during pick-up from hotel
  • Transportation in an Air-conditioned Large coaches as per itinerary.
  • English Speaking Guides for sightseeing as per itinerary
  • One time river cruise on Hooghly river
  • Lunch on cruise
  • One Traditional Bengali dinner at Peerless Inn Hotel
  • Entrance Fees as per the itinerary
  • 01 Mineral Water Bottles per person per day in the coach.
  • All expenses related to the Vehicle i.e. Toll taxes, car Parking, Fuel charges etc.
  • All currently Applicable Taxes.

Exclusions
  • Any accommodation
  • Any Meals except mentioned ones
  • Any personal expenses, Drinks, Tips, Telephone calls etc.
  • Any cost comes up due to illness, flight cancellations, road blockage, change in weather condition or any situation beyond our control etc.
  • Any other services which are not mentioned above.