Stretching from the southern Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal, India’s East is its most unique and rural region.
Vibrant temples, tribal villages, tea plantations and river ways, make up a vast majority of the East, making for a culturally rich journey experienced nowhere else in India.
The colonial city of Calcutta with its literary and artistic heritage is home to museums, galleries and breathtaking architecture; whilst the National Parks make for wonderful wildlife spotting – you may even get a glimpse of the elusive Indian one-horned rhinoceros.
Where to go in East India
Built over 125 years ago, The Oberoi Grand combines classic Victorian architecture and charm with state of the art amenities and facilities, offering guests an oasis of tranquillity amidst this bustling city. Located in the heart of the commercial and administrative hub of Calcutta, this heritage hotel features elegantly appointed rooms, award-winning restaurants and an exclusive spa and fitness c...
The LaLit Great Eastern Kolkata first opened its doors in 1841, known then as the Auckland hotel, and for 165 years has been welcoming guests; it is the longest continuously operating hotel in the country. The LaLit is situated in the business and shopping area of the city and is a landmark property, making it the ideal place for your stay in Kolkata. The LaLit Great Eastern Kolkata has three blo...
- Explore the colonial history of Calcutta on an exclusive walking tour
- Visit Mother Teresa's house and tomb
- Admire the intricate architecture of Rajbari Temple Complex
- Discover the historical sites and attractions of Chandannagar
- Enjoy a Heritage Walk of Dalhousie Square in Kolkata with your guide
- Relive a slice of Islamic history in Imambara
- Visit the charming riverside village of Matiari known for its brass works
- Walk through the fields of Baranagar, rural India's most idyllic
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