Kicking off at sundown, meet your guide before heading north to a district known for having the best places to eat in Kolkata.
Starting with a tropical lasse, you'll meander through the calm residential streets taking in sights and picking up tasty titbits on the move. Continue your food tour to discover how local people chill out and relax after hours and what they like to nibble on when doing so.
Snacking all the while, your food tour circumambulates the largest municipal swimming baths you'll ever see, offering local Bengali's a refreshing dip in the sweltering heat of summer. Back on College Street it's a hop, step and a jump onto the oldest tram in Asia to continue the journey.
Finish in the old book district with Indian favourites like sandesh, sherbet soda and a trip to a grand old smoky coffee house for a final taste in the faded splendour of the British Empire.
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The intellectual heart of the city, Sovabazar and Shyambazar are hotbeds of philosophical and political discourse. Here the Bengal revolutionary fighter Subhas Chandras Bose is more famous than Gandhi and the people are passionate about their rights and independence.
Avik is the coolest cat in Calcutta and knows the streets like the back of his hand. Not only does he insist that Bengali food is the finest in India, he knows the best places to eat in Kolkata. Avik is the guide to show you the real Kolkata from ground zero. With this guy, you're in safe hands when you join his Kolkata food tour.