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Watch Calcutta wake up Magic hour tour
Join me on Calcutta's first Anthropological walking tour that helps you experience Calcutta Like a Local. Every morning, before the sun is up; just as the street lamps of go off we meet in the oldest residential neighborhood of Calcutta and start the Magic Hour Tour. Watch Calcutta wake up as we hop on to the first bus of the day and explore the city in the Magic Hours. Meandering through the sleepy 300 year locality of Calcutta in full throttle ,the next few hours are spent visiting some local hidden spots around the oldest part of the city. Before the bustling giant city wakes up we’d have used all the iconic transport modes of Calcutta, enjoyed sights that are just ignored in plain sight, had breakfast in a century old hidden spot, gossiped about Bengalis and Calcutta in general, learnt the meaning to “Adda”, become a local of the city and fallen in Love with Calcutta. The “unguided tour” as we call it starts with Chai (tea) in a bhaad (earthen cups) and finishes with traditional Bengali breakfast, the best sweets of Calcutta. This tour is not the regular Heritage walk but more a deep dive experience into the local life of the city that involves the past ,present and the future of this mystical city. P.S: Trams are not included on the tour as they are suspended in old Calcutta due to metro construction.
Cycle the Wetlands of Kolkata
Your cycling trip will start with a 3 km city ride till the green eye candy of Kolkata, known as the East Kolkata Wetlands which has a unique bio diversity and practically no pollution and vehicles. This area though open to public is practically unexplored even by the local citizens. It has its unique natural beauty being next to the town but yet an atmosphere which of a Nature holiday. After travelling through hamlets you will love the winding roads with fish ponds and green trails. The views and atmosphere will be a nature lovers paradise. You will also be practically explained why Kolkata is one of the most economic cities due to the wetlands. The ride will last 3 hours depending on your speed and we will have a hot cup of local tea in the wetlands. If you want to do a walking tour please message me or type the following link The booking can be done for more people i.e. groups of 5 to 7 maximum. For which please message me. Start times are flexible by half an hour to your convenience(please message and get confirmation) i also do walking tours - for which you can message me or check Other things to note you should be knowing cycling even if you had done it a few years back it does not matter. In case you would like a hiking/walking tour of the wetlands please message me 3 hour options, continuous cycling or rests or reduction of overall time, depends on your skill and stamina
Explore Natural Beauty of all Tripura & Its Historic Places
Join me to discover natural beauty of jungle of tripura and understand historic story and its amazing art works hiden in tripura forest and tourist place...i love to share all my experience and make your trip awsome
Kolkata- A sea of faces and a thousand places
Join me to watch a real-time biopic of Kolkata! A tour that takes you on a journey to witness her different shades, to learn how she has evolved into what we know as 'The City of Joy'. My tour is based off of a monologue, which I refer to as "the Script," , and the locations I will take you to are "the Sets" of this experience and my job as a guide, then becomes the role of a narrator. The tour begins with the script reading session in a modern neighbourhood of South Kolkata beside a beautiful lake, from there we head to places that take us back in time and then get us back up. We cover places in all directions, from the 21st Century Ms. South Kolkata to the charming Old North Calcutta, the intellectual and cosmopolitan Central Kolkata, the explosion of trade in East and West, we will practically cover a distance of 40 km within the city using various local modes of transportations and stop in between to taste the flavour of this city at different food joints. It's a 6 hour experience to give you a proper orientation of this city so that you feel confident to be by yourself and feel like a local. Other things to note The price does not include transportation and food charges. Hence, carry an additional minimum of INR 500.
Explore Waterfalls and Natural swimming pool in Cherrapunjee
Join me in exploring some of the most beautiful waterfalls and naturally formed pools in Cherrapunjee. We,ll meet up in Guwahati and start our journey towards Meghalaya where we will also have our breakfast (not included). After reaching our destination first we'll see the mighty Lyngshair falls which is unique in itself falling in 3 different layers . Then we'll visit the Janailar natural swimming pool . Which is exactly what its name stands for a naturally formed swimming pool with crystal clear water where you can take a dip and enjoy nature at its best . We'll also provide life jackets if you don't know how to swim.
Alleyway Food Tour:Street maze & Food
Calcutta famous for its narrow alleyways known as the By-Lanes exist like a labyrinth in the oldest part of the city. Each alleyway holds a particular treasure at the end; A famous eatery. This food tour not just lets you indulge in mouthwatering dishes that are part of Calcutta's culture for centuries but also delves into the history and story behind the eateries. Local legends and alleyway stories are uncovered in a 3 hour non-stop eating fest. By the end you would've tasted Calcutta's best food and known more about the Bengali's and why they call Calcutta a food lover's paradise. You may See Calcutta Capsule for more reviews or also stay with my family in the only Airbnb Listing of the oldest residential area of Calcutta- Owl's Nest(Super Hosts) Other things to note Requirements: Appetite
Mawlynnong-Dawki Day Trip
Join us on a journey to the mystical little village of Mawlynnong, a popular destination known for its award titled 'cleanest village in Asia' by Discover India in 2003 and to Dawki another gem of a place - truly a visual delight of Umngot River which holds the status of the 'cleanest river in India'. Our journey begins when the car picks you up from your hotel from Shillong. We then move to the Tea Garden in Upper Shillong and enjoy a sip of the high altitude organic tea. Our next stop is at Mawjngih Lapynshongdor Veiw Point hereone can enjoy a stunning view of the valley . We then stop at Living Root Bridge at Riwai and take a walk through the beautiful and unique living root bridge to reach Mawlynnong Village. We then have some local food and take a Village walk in the Cleanest Village in Asia. We then go and look at the Balancing Rock nearby to the village. Our next stop at Umkrem Falls a three tiered cascades, gushing down with might especially during the monsoon season. We then stop at Dawki for the crystal clear water of wah Umngot. it offers fun activities like boating and other activities. We then head to Tamabil, a border town in Sylhet between Bangladesh and Meghalaya.At sunset, there is a synchronised flag lowering ceremony by the Indian and Bangladeshi border forces. If time permits then we head to Rymben Falls and Byrdaw Falls. Return to hotel.
Walk & Talk around Darjeeling
This is the local hiking route used only by the locals of Darjeeling. The trail starts from Darjeeling main town taking you through bustling streets to the scenic, forest route. Up and downhill hike The first stop would be Yolmo Monastery Alubari (Oldest Buddhist Monastery) Followed by Tiger Hill, you can visit the temple there or relax on a hill overviewing the Kanchanjunga (full range view on a clear day). Tiger Hill is a sunrise point with a beautiful, scenic view of Darjeeling town On our way back we would not take the same route instead we go through a completely different way visiting Bataseyloop (a tourist viewpoint and a war memorial) followed by stopping at yet another famous school of learning for the monks -Dali Monastery. The route is a whole circle starting from Chowrasta and ending in the main town. You get to experience local delicacies and learn about the history, landscape, and culture of Darjeeling. Scenic and popular bird sighting route
Nazraana, a walk to remember through the art of storytelling
Have you ever wondered what we get to keep from the people we cross paths with? Or the conversations that move us? Nothing except the way they see the world. Their Nazraana! In this 5 hour workshop, from 11 am to 4 pm on weekends, we will invoke the storytellers in ourselves by seeking stories in the ordinary, unnoticed scenes of life. We will take a 'story walk' such as a 'photo walk' but without connections with any electronic devices such as our phones or cameras. We will be touring nooks and corners of the city where nothing 'tourist-y' really happens because, trust me, that is where life bustles! We will try to capture all with our mind, learn to articulate fictional descriptions, practice free writing and truly experience the meaning of the word 'connection'. Also, huddle over a wholesome and hearty home-cooked lunch!
Memories with Recipes
We will first start with kneading the dough as most of the dishes are dough based. Aspiring Learners have a choice amongst given dishes 1. Khapjye - Our traditional Butter cookie with its various intricate and interesting designs which once learnt can be made anywhere else in the world since the recipe used are all easily available. 2. Cowri- which are shell shaped mini dough ( macaroni like) which is cooked in soup with various vegetables and meat of the Guests's choice which again once learnt can easily be made. 3. Shafaley- Stuffed Meat in a Roti and deepfried later. 4. Momos- Dumplings
Bengali Nights Kolkata Food Tour
Experience the true Kolkata. We'll catch a train to an old district with local cuisine that's little visited by tourists. We'll dive straight in with an exotic lasse found at a street vendor, before hopping into a tiny joint that's been whipping up some of the best masala curries in Kolkata for more than a hundred years. Jump aboard a local bus for a short journey up to one of Kolkata's most celebrated seafood restaurants, where we'll tuck into their signature jumbo prawns covered in chingri coconut cream sauce, and a mouth-watering curried fish mousse steamed in a banana leaf. Next we'll clamber aboard one of the old rickshaws, and gorge on a prawn kabiraji at a legendary kitchen started by a Scot in the 19th century. You'll try tasty tidbits from the city's most famous onion bhajis to zingy gram salads made from herbs and pulses. Sip on local ginger infused chai tea before taking an old tram to College Street. Drop into a local cafe to sample a famed coconut sherbet drink, before Bengali treats at a nearby sweet shop. The evening finishes in the faded grandeur of an old colonial coffee shop. Come join me! (Sorry, this tour is not suitable for vegetarians, or lactose intolerances, as you'll miss several dishes, with no alternatives available. There is a small amount of gluten in some dishes. Any food allergies, please message before booking).
Himalayan village hike & Nepali lunch
Once you arrive at PaliGhar, we will welcome you with a fresh lime drink or a hot lemon drink (depending on the weather and time of day). After exchanging introductions, we will take you on a short village walk (approx. 1-1.5 hours duration). A few trails of different levels of difficulty, from easy to moderate, have been identified and can be tuned to your preference. Originating from PaliGhar, these walks will take you through the adjoining villages and introduce you to the rural, rustic and peaceful life beyond the hustle-bustle of cities. You get to interact with the local communities and gain tremendous traditional knowledge on their lifestyle, history, culture besides learning more about the flora and fauna of the surrounding landscape. On returning back to the property after the walk, you will be served with a sumptuous Nepali vegetarian lunch, thali style, prepared just for you using fresh local produce. It will be a full meal much like a four-five course meal. Kalimpong coffee or Darjeeling tea will follow before you make your journey back. *If you'd like a longer, more immersive experience, book a stay with us in our traditionally-built mud cottages. Search for "PaliGhar" on Airbnb.* Note: - You have to make your own arrangements to arrive and depart from PaliGhar - Wear comfortable walking shoes - Carry cash for anything you require, no ATMs in proximity
Hiking at Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary
We'll head towards the Senchal wildlife sanctuary till the diversion of Chatakpur for a hike through the senchal forest which is one of the most scenic experiences one can get in Darjeeling. We'll get our passes from the forest check post and head back to bunk and trails.
City tour on Royal Enfield
I v started working in tourism industry since 2012 since then i m making explore kolkata city to our guest in a very typically and authentic way and making their visit great we bring our guest to many famous and infamous places of kolkata to make them discover kolkata from very deep where they can see the real life style of kolkata some nice and historical monuments and also some nice and amazing nature place so we give mix experience of life style historical monuments and nature of kolkata
Authentic and Adventurous Assamese Village and Food Tour
Nestled in Bholaguri, a small village located in the heart of Assam, India, Ahin invites you to a trip for your senses through rich traditional Assamese cuisine. Experience authentic Assam through a diverse palette of tastes and fragrances unique to the region, by savouring delicious dishes cooked by the local community. Our food tours go beyond a simple shared meal, Ahin offers you the possibility to learn and experience the behind the scene of Assamese cuisine. From picking vegetables in the garden, to fishing and collecting herbs, you get to experience everyday life in Assam. At the event, you will have the chance to connect with the farmers, chefs, fishermen, beer makers, and other artisans that will prepare and serve your food. Our chefs will be delighted to show you how your food is prepared in a ‘souka’ (mud stove) and will share with you their recipes and cooking secrets. Our seasonal menu emphasises locally grown, sustainably farmed produce that is free of pesticides, industrial fertilisers, insecticides, and genetically modified products. Locally raised, hormone and antibiotic-free, pasture-fed animals are used to produce meat, fish, and dairy products. Herbs and micro greens are available from our kitchen garden. Tea and spices are all naturally grown. - Breakfast 8:30AM - Vegetable-picking/Fishing-experience 9:30AM - Assamese food 11:00 AM - Lunch 1:30-3:00 PM
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