Flower market and Howrah bridge tour
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Attractions & guided tours

Flower market and Howrah bridge tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 2 hours to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • See the beautiful Howrah bridge
  • Experience live like locals by visiting Howrah station
  • Go to the local flower market
What to expect

The rail terminus for the East Indian railway is at Howrah. An estimated two million people go in and out of Howrah station each day. To get to Kolkata, they walk or drive through Howrah bridge or take local ferries. For millions of people, Howrah bridge represents the quintessential image of Kolkata, the first thing they see when they arrive there. The area around Howrah station has grown into a self-contained mini-universe, catering to the needs of a huge floating population.

Howrah station and Howrah bridge are a real-life spectacle not to be missed by any visitor to Kolkata. And what better way to experience this spectacle than by ferry and foot, joining the daily commuters, vacationing families, railway porters, tea vendors, and fruit sellers. At the base of the Howrah bridge, on the Calcutta side, is the city’s bustling wholesale flower market. Flowers are an essential part of life in the city, they are bought not just for temple prayers but also for wedding decorations, events and festivals. Walking through the flower market is a colorful and sweet experience.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • English speaking local guide
    • Ferry tickets
    • Pick-up to and from your hotel
    • All applicable taxes
    What's not included
    • Tips
    Reduced price
    • Children (6-12 years)
    Where

    Pick-up from your hotel in Kolkota. The pick-up is only from city hotels (within 10km) and if guests wish to be picked up in the outskirts there will be a supplement to be paid on site.

    Meeting point:

    During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

    What to remember
    • Children below 6 years old are not allowed to join this tour
    • Tour requires a lot of walking so guests are required to be fit
    • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with our local partner. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
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    When
    • Daily
    • Pick up starts from 6.30 am
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    Provider
    Le Passage to India Tours and Travels Private Limited
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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