Ghat’s Of Kolkata – Heritage Cruise Ride & Walking Tour

Ghats of Kolkata – Ganga Ghats of Old Calcutta / Kolkata Guided Tour

Embark on a no-nonsense guided cruise along the Hooghly River, delving into the untold stories from the time of Portuguese settlers, Dutch and French influences, to the era of English rule leading up to Independence. The journey commences with an informative introduction to the day’s itinerary, setting the stage for an exploration of Kolkata’s rich history. Discover the significance of various Ghats lining the Hooghly River, such as Chandpal Ghat, Princep Ghat, Babu Ghat, Armenian Ghat, Mullick Ghat, Jagannath Ghat, Adyo Shraddho Ghat, Gandhi Ghat, Nimtala Mahashamshan Ghat, Boothnaath Ghat, Manick Bose’r Ghat, Ahiritola Ghat, Benetola Ghat, Sovabazar Ghat, Champatala Ghat, Kumartuli Ghat, Manindra Ghat, Promoda Sundari Ghat (Kolkata Heritage), Indira Ghat, Cossipore old ghat, Ratan Babur Ghat, Satidaha Ghat, Kuthi Ghat, and Rajar Ghat.

Explore two iconic religious institutions, Belur Math and Dakshineshwar Temple, gaining insights into their historical and cultural significance. Marvel at the architectural brilliance of the New Hooghly Bridge (Vidyasagar Setu) and the historical Howrah Bridge (Vivekananda Setu), while learning about their composition and historical significance. Throughout the cruise, enjoy a captivating commentary over speakers, providing information about the prominent landmarks along the route. Immerse yourself in the local culture as Baul folk musicians entertain you at intervals. The day concludes with a mesmerizing Ganga Aarti ceremony as you disembark in the evening.
The Hooghly River has long been Kolkata’s lifeline, connecting the city to the world and shaping its culture. Once boasting over a hundred ghats built by zamindars and rulers, only 42 remain active today. These ghats serve various purposes, from bathing and religious events to loading and unloading goods. The stretch from Prinsep Ghat to Chandpal Ghat, spanning just two kilometers, offers a captivating journey along the riverfront. Amidst iconic landmarks and bustling activities, it provides a unique perspective on Kolkata’s rich heritage, featuring chai stalls, shrines, and the vibrant scenes of daily life.

Tour Terms & Condition

Fixed Departure- Saturdays & Sundays 

Reporting Place- Chandpaul Ghat Jetty No.3

Reporting Time- 2.30 pm.

Group Booking- Any Day Of Week, Minimum of 20 Pax Price Payable.

Boarding Time: 3 pm.

Disembark Time: 8 pm.

Cost Per Head– Ganga/Ganges Premium Heritage & Historical Cruise In Kolkata 

2000/- + GST 5% For Adults and Child Above 8Yrs.

1000/- + GST 5% For Child 4yrs To 8Yrs.

Total Capacity- 30 person

Cancellation Policy

More Than 30 Days Before Day of Departure- Full Refund.

15 to 7 days Refund – 50% 

Less Than 7 days- No Refund.

Heritage & Historical Guided Cruise Tour of Kolkata Ganges

Heritage Guided Cruise Tour of Kolkata Ganges/Ganges

Food Menu

Welcome Drinks on Boarding.

Hot Corner- Tea/Cofee

Cold Juicy Corner- Mango/Orange

Street Food Delight- 

Live Counter Phuchka/Golgappa with Khatta Meetha Pani.

Jhalmuri/Masala Muri in Paper Pouches/Thonga.

Dahi Bada

Chicken & Veg Pakoda.

Pao Bhaji.

Chicken/Veg Momos With Soups.

Bengali Sweets & Rasgulla.

Tea & Coffee.