Explore the cultural destination of Kolkata like never before

A scenic boat ride along the Hooghly River at Prinsep Ghat offers a panoramic views of the city's skyline and historical landmarks. Howrah Bridge. Photo: IANS

New Delhi: The streets lined with huge colonial-era mansions, remnants of awe-inspiring past, and the air thick with Bengali tunes, hues and fragrance might leave a discerning traveller to the city of Kolkata in mesmerising trance.

With its rich cultural heritage, unique traditions, bustling streets and vibrant atmosphere, Kolkata is a quaint and dreamy destination that offers a plethora of budget-friendly activities for solo travellers.

From shopping to relishing a boat ride at Ganga Ghat, and finding inner peace at parks, there's something for every budget-conscious adventurer in the City of Joy. Discover the top five must-do activities for solo travellers seeking an affordable yet memorable experience in Kolkata.

Affordable Shopping: Explore the bustling streets of Dharmatala for shopping at a bargain price.

Amazing Nightlife: Kolkata is also known for its bustling nightlife there are various budget-friendly cafes you can hop on for example Sabka Club, where you can jig to the latest tunes.

Sipping and Chilling: Taking after the nickname the City of Surprise is an amazing place for writers and readers. Grab a book to read or a notepad to jot down ideas while relaxing and enjoying the city view from the Boho Sky Cafe, known for its laid-back atmosphere, and delicious food.

Ganga Boat Ride: Enjoy a scenic boat ride along the Hooghly River at Prinsep Ghat, taking in panoramic views of the city's skyline and historical landmarks.

Meditation and Relaxation: Find serenity amidst nature at temples, and parks, where you can meditate, stroll through lush greenery, and enjoy various recreational activities at minimal cost.

These activities offer a perfect blend of cultural experiences, nightlife, relaxation, and outdoor adventures while keeping your budget in check. Enjoy your solo trip to Kolkata!
(With inputs from IANS)

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