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Private Arrival Transfer: Kolkata Airport to Hotel
"After you land your friendly professional driver will meet you at the arrivals gate and drive you directly to your hotel in Kolkata. Whether you’re traveling individually with a partner or in a group your ground transportation needs can all be covered by this private transport service.When making a booking you will need to advise your flight details and your Kolkata accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. Approximately 24 - 48 hours prior to your arrival you will be required to reconfirm exact pickup time and place (the contact number will be provided on your travel voucher).Price is per person
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"Private Tour: Kolkata Sightseeing Including Mother House
"Private Tour: Kolkata Sightseeing Including Mother House University of Calcutta and Victoria Memorial""In the morning you’ll be picked up at your Kolkata hotel by your guide and taken by private air-conditioned vehicle to Mother Teresa’s Mission and Mother House locally known as Mother House where you’ll learn about the significant humanitarian and religious contributions Mother Teresa made throughout the 20th century.Next head to the Jain Temple
From $71.00
 
Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Kolkata Airport
"Whether traveling individually as a couple or in a group your ground transportation needs can all be covered by this private airport transportation service. When your vacation is over simply meet your driver in the lobby of your Kolkata hotel at a prearranged time to be transferred to the airport for your flight. When choosing your pickup time please make sure you leave ample time between hotel pickup and your flight’s departure.When making a booking you will need to advise your flight details and your Kolkata accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. Approximately 24 - 48 hours prior to your arrival you will be required to reconfirm exact pickup time and place (the contact number will be provided on your confirmation voucher).Price is per person
From $24.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Monsoon in Kolkata!

After the scorching and relentless heat of the summer in Kolkata, now it's turn of the monsoons to disrupt their daily schedule and causing inconveniences to Kolkatans.The monsoon season starts mid...
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Loadsheding!

Power cuts are frequent during summertime in Kolkata. They happen without warnings so please do keep yourself ready for the power cuts in Kolkata. Keep the candles, matchbox and mosquito coils ready...
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Money Matters

1. Double-check all hotel and restaurant bills for errors.2. Don't leave cash and valuables in your hotel room. Use room safes where available.3. Keep daily cash in separate pockets.4. Don't flash...
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Traveling with Infants/Toddlers

Indians adore children and you will see (and hear) children all over - at all times - of the day and night. So your children will be welcomed warmly. But if your infant/toddler is new to travelling or...
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Mischievous Monkeys...

You will come across monkeys in many places in India - everywhere from temples to forts to jungles. The monkeys in the jungles are not used to interaction with humans and there is less chance they...
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Safety & Police

1. Within India dial 100 or 108 for police.2. Within India dial 101 or 108 for medical or fire emergency.3. Be aware of your surroundings. Report any suspicious activity/packages, etc. to police.4....
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Respect & Common Courtesies

1. Learn at least Hello, Thank you, Yes, No, and Goodbye in Hindi (at least).2. Turn your cell phones off inside churches, temples, museums, etc. If it rings and you must take the call, do it...
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Health & Eating

1. Drink bottled water (check to confirm seal has not been broken). Do NOT drink tap water or any water served in a restaurant in a glass unless you saw it being poured from a sealed bottle.2. Mind...
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Taking Photos

1. If there are signs saying “No photos”, don’t take pictures! (Some airports & bridges, Military Bases, etc. are off-limits!)2. Learn how to use your camera before the trip. If there are signs saying...
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Women Travlers

1. Unless on the beaches of Goa, it's best to dress conservatively. No shorts, short skirts, or shirts displaying too much cleavage. You will have to endure uncomfortable stares, and sometimes...
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Travel Within India

Travel Within India:1. If not taking a prepaid taxi or a metered taxi/rickshaw, negotiate the fare before taking off.2. If spending a lot of time with a taxi driver (or any driver), it helps if he...
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Advance Booking with full payment at Bar b q

Guys beware. Book Bar b q, kolkata in advance and paying full amount at your own risk. The managers at Barbq, thinks they have every right to mistreat such a person. I had one of the worst experiences...
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Howragh Train Station = HELL

I make my way to Howragh train station, to find out some facts about train travel to Varanasi the next day. It is incredibly daunting the first time around, there are people everywhere and upon first...
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Cycle-Rickshaw Madness

When you approach them, they are so happy to see you and for a chance to rip you off. I reason though that these men are poor (many don't even own their own rickshaws but rent them and make little to...
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Top Hotels in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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15 Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700 013, India
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34B Belvedere Rd, Alipore, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700 027, India
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JA-1 Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700 098, India
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1 & 2 Little Russel Street, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700071, India
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1 Halden Ave, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700046, India
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City Center New Town, Action Area 2D, Plot No. 11/5, Rajarhat, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 7001
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Top Things to Do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Victoria Memorial

One of the renowned monuments in Kolkata, Victoria Memorial was built in the loving memory of Queen Victoria in 1921. Built and designed by Sir William Emerson, the Victoria Memorial Hall is an...
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Indian Museum

The Kolkata Indian Museum was established in 1814 and it is considered the 9th oldest museum of the world. Indian Museum was founded by a famous botanist from Denmark called Nathaniel Wallich. It is...
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Botanical Garden

The Calcutta Botanical Garden was established in 1787. The Calcutta Botanical Garden is officially Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden. It is across the Hooghly River from Calcutta in...
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Kalighat Kali Temple

You could combine a visit to this temple of Kali with a view of Mother Teresa's former workplace. Pilgrims come from all over to worship Maa Kali (Mother Kali) - my understanding is that she has many...
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Nalban

Located in the heart of Salt lake city (a satellite township) just 12 kms. away from central Kolkata, Nalban is a beautiful picnic spot for families who would want to spend a few hours in the quiet...
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Maidan

The Maidan (which means 'open field') began as a clearing of the jungle around Fort William to form a parade ground for the troops and to open up a path to the river Hooghly. It is now the largest...
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"KOLKATA- REVISITED."
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"Calcutta(Kolkata) - The Dream City"
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"Kolkata - Re-Visited"
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""Kolkata~~City of Joy!""
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"The city that taught me to love"
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