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Magic Hour Tour provided by Calcutta Capsule

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An early morning adventure tour to watch the city wake up. We start @ 5 am catching the first tram of the day, tasting chai from clay cups ,visiting un-touristy spots just like a local and try to find the origin of God at Kumartuli, all before the city gets busy.
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    Calcutta Capsule:Walking tours of Kolkata/walks of kolkata & Food Walks
    185/B, Raja Dinendra St, Fariapukur, Shyam Bazar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700004, India
    Calcutta Capsule is our Departure Location and is available easily on any App that uses Google maps. You can search Calcutta capsule even on google (general page : Internet search ) and click on directions or you can log onto the google maps Application/page and search Calcutta Capsule and click on directions or you can try any local cab applications (Ola/ Uber) and search and select Calcutta Capsule as the Drop location. Address: 185/B Raja Dinendra Street, Shyambazar, opposite Deshbandhu Park ladies Section.Kolkata - 700004 Directions: Tour Departs from opposite the main gate of the Deshbandhu Park Ladies Section.
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    Calcutta Capsule:Walking tours of Kolkata/walks of kolkata & Food Walks
    185/B, Raja Dinendra St, Fariapukur, Shyam Bazar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700004, India
    Calcutta Capsule is our Departure Location and is available easily on any App that uses Google maps. You can search Calcutta capsule even on google (general page : Internet search ) and click on directions or you can log onto the google maps Application/page and search Calcutta Capsule and click on directions or you can try any local cab applications (Ola/ Uber) and search and select Calcutta Capsule as the Drop location. Address: 185/B Raja Dinendra Street, Shyambazar, opposite Deshbandhu Park ladies Section.Kolkata - 700004 Directions: Tour Departs from opposite the main gate of the Deshbandhu Park Ladies Section.
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Departure Point
Calcutta Capsule:Walking tours of Kolkata/walks of kolkata & Food Walks, 185/B, Raja Dinendra St, Fariapukur, Shyam Bazar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700004, India
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • TripAdvisor Experiences brokerage fee
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • Food tasting
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Local guide
  • photography (soft copies provided after the tour)
  • Snacks
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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PWK wrote a review Mar. 2020
London, United Kingdom130 contributions50 helpful votes
We spent 3 weeks in India and one of the most memorable few hours we had was spent with Soham. The 5 am tram ride is in our memory forever, I don't want to say to much about the tour because it will spoil the nice treats Soham has for you, please, if you are ever in Calcutta DO
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Jannecke wrote a review Mar. 2020
Oslo15 contributions4 helpful votes
This tour is definitely worth getting up early for - in particular if you are new in Kolkata. It is a great introduction, and the city certainly feels slightly less overwhelming afterwards. Different modes of transport were used, and we got to see a lot. Soham is a friendly and
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Victoria K wrote a review Mar. 2020
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You cannot miss this, the best thing we did in Calcutta! Sohan is such an amazing guide. Really recommend doing this tour to see the best parts of the city while it slowly wakes up. You'll surely get great photo opportunities!! Thank you Sohan, we had a blast!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Karin S wrote a review Mar. 2020
11 contributions18 helpful votes
Dear Soham Thank you for showing me the heart of your beloved home town with your soul. I‘ll never forget the peaceful moment in the park during the sunrise, the tram ride in the sleeping city, the smell of the flowers at the market and the breakfast with the stunning view at
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gerard newcombe wrote a review Feb. 2020
Sydney, Australia198 contributions42 helpful votes
The 5am start for this tour is exciting in itself....watching old Calcutta come to life and exploring the city was truly amazing...."Soham" operate this tour and he is the epitome of style,charm and knowledge....he makes the city come alive...I would highly recommend this
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Kipnus
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Bring your appetite!!! So much to eat!!!
We heard about Kolkata's reputation as a "foodie city" so we knew we had to try this tour. We had been wanting to e
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467em888777
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Highly recommended!
I thoroughly enjoyed this tour with Soham and would absolutely recommend it to others! It's an excellent way to get
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gerard n
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Alleywayfood tour
Let "soham" show you the true taste of Kolkata....explore 'safely' the culinary delights of this fabulous city...."
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rebeccawalsh86
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A must for anyone visiting Kolkata!
I am so glad I did this tour - definitely a highlight of my time in Kolkata. Soham is so passionate and knowledgabl
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387suseelak
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The most yummy experiences in North Kolkata
Soham designed the program that bring you through the story of his neighborhood where he grew up and includes the f
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Jindera
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A taste of India
Fantastic tour! Shoham is a skilled guide who kept us entertained and interested in the wonderfully delicious stree
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annev347
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Food tour in Kolkata
I recommend the food tour with Soham. He knows all the best food shops of Kolkata, explain every dishes and tell us
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vevebees
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A lovely tour in every way !
It was a lovely tour with nice and easy walks and 11 dishes to taste. Our guide was very good and helped us to orde
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SteveSpooner21
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A wonderful slice of Kolkata
At the time of writing this tour has 20 reviews and they are all 5 star. That's because the tour is 5 star. There's
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Kristine M
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The Best Kolkata street food tour!
Hands down the best part of our Calcutta trip. Soham is smart, kind, personable, and knowledgeable. His passion for
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Susan C
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Alleyway Food Tour
I arrived in Kolkata and really wanted to try the local foods, but didn't know where to start. I decided to try a
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lara764
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Street food trippin
Excellent time with sohum who along with the amazing curated street food gave us an insight into the city of joy S
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Christelle101
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So great !
It was fabulous! Had the opportunity to feel and eat like a local. I never would have dared testing street food by
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558russellb
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Must do tour in Kolkata
I would highly recommend this tour if you have a couple of days in Kolkata, it was amazing. Soham was such a great
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pezulaknysna
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A magical Magic Hour
We started the Magic Hour at 5.00am and experienced Kolkata as very few people are privileged to do. We saw the cit
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