Nayana Gangooly has over 30 years experience in curating the finest Indian textiles and encouraging local crafts people and artisans to showcase their wares. She is also deeply committed to Calcutta, its heritage, culture, history and vibrancy. For the past several years, she has immersed herself in the historical and architectural idiosyncrasies of the city, using her own ancestry, her wide range of connections and her immense interest in the subject to become an established "Calcutta host". She is someone who feels and describes one of India's most fascinating and soulful cities with passion, eloquence and knowledge.
Alongside her interest in the city's wine, jazz and other cultural and social activities, she runs her own Homestayin the famous University town of Santiniketan. Nayana makes Calcutta a personal experience for those who go on her tours, showing them aspects of the city that take them beyond the obvious and the surface.
Calcutta: A city born out of 3 villages on the banks of the great river Hoogly.
A teeming metropolis where Diverse Pluralism is the Philosophy. The Capital of The British Empire in India, famous for it's Trade, Grand Architecture, and Multicultural heritage. A Colonial city, it is now a city of it's PEOPLE. The Bengalis, Marwaris, Punjabis, Southern Indians, Familes from Bihar, UP and Orissa, Maharastrians, Parsis, Armenians, Anglo Indians, Goans, Chinese, Tibetans, Nepali, Britons, Americans...Home to all. Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Jainism, Buddhism, Judaism, Zorastrianism are Faiths that are enjoyed with equal reverence.
ExploreCalcuttaWithNayana is primarily a bespoke tour experience of the City of Calcutta.
Places to visit include: The Colonial City, The North Calcutta Bengali City, Synagogues, Churches, Temples, Potters village, Wholesale Flower and Fruit markets, other markets of interest, Museums, Galleries, BOAT CRUISE on the HOOGLY, Cemeteries, Mother House, Botanical Gardens, Authentic Calcutta cuisine, Private Clubs and any amount of Shopping!
TOUR TIMINGS and other details (all adjustable)
9 AM-6 PM
Tours are 1, 2, or 3 days.
Tours are according to your interest and will be curated accordingly with a few relevant suggestions by Nayana.
PRICE ON REQUEST.
PAYMENT ON BOOKING (Bank details will be supplied)
+919830044096 (WhatsApp available)
Calcutta, West Bengal
9 AM-6 PM ( Tours are 1, 2, or 3 days )