Beaver Travel specialise in holidays to Calcutta which is famous for the Digha Beach. Our India specialist Carole will take care of all travel plans removing the stress that booking a multi centre holiday can entail, letting you enjoy every part of your experience. Please call our dedicated and well-travelled team to take advantage of our 50 years of travel knowledge and let us create an inspirational journey, individually hand made for you.
Popular Things to do in Calcutta, India
More Information about Calcutta
Calcutta is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal located on the east bank of the Hooghly River, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India and has a wealth of culture and history that should and will be enjoyed by all who visit here. This is India’s second largest city and is known in the Bengali language as Kolkata, this city was one home to Several of India’s great 19th- and 20th-century heroes such as guru-philosopher Ramakrishna, Nobel Prize-winning poet Rabindranath Tagore and celebrated film director Satyajit Ray. Culturally this city is amazing with many venues showcasing Bengali dance, poetry, art, music, film and theatre and the cuisine is said to be some of the best Bengali food to be sampled anywhere in the world.
Popular tourist attractions include Digha Beach (a very romantic setting and one of the most popular vacation destinations in West Bengal), Science City (the largest science centre in the Indian subcontinent which encourages visitors to experience with props and enjoy the underlying scientific principles), and the Botanic Gardens (one of the oldest and largest botanical gardens of India).
To find out the best time to visit India and to speak to someone that knows the area please call Carole our Indian luxury holiday specialist:
01923 289 100