The rickshaw is still common in Calcutta. I rode in one in the 70's and felt uncomfortable enough that I've never ventured on one again.
Calcutta has a tram, which is also a subway/metro. It is very interesting to explore the city by tram. Some of the trams are from the 1930s and still running.
- Historical Travel
In Calcutta traffic is mainly a traffic jam. This bus looked very strange to me. I have never tried it. I mainly walked or took the tram.
- Budget Travel
Take a high-speed jet plane to...
Take a high-speed jet plane to Dum Dum International Airport
Have the servants from Tashi Dorjay pick you up
If you have the time, train is...
If you have the time, train is supposed to have some great views. We didn't take the train, but we did get a picture of it. I think I can, I think I can.
Regular train services
Regular train services from Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai and other major cities of India atleast thrice a week
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