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Kolkata-Calcutta

This walk takes one along the east bank of the river, which has seen the city as it developed over the last three hundred years or so. It should be kept in mind, however, that in the seventeenth century the river flowed forty to fifty yards east of its present course.

Since about the end of the eighteenth century, the river started shifting its course westwards. Some of the landmarks as seen in the old aquatints, therefore, appear more inland today than they originally were. This walk takes one along the east bank of the river, which has seen the city as it developed over the last three hundred years or so. It should be kept in mind, however, that in the seventeenth century the river flowed forty to fifty yards east of its present course. Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.

Duration: Three to four hours.

Start/opening time: Pick up at 8am; start time at 8.30am.

Languages: English.

Others: Tour times subject to change.