Kolkata is the capital city of West Bengal and is situated in the Northeastern region of the country that is ideal for many famous trekking tours in India. The place is a perfect blend of classic and contemporary. It is situated on the banks of river Hooghly, Kolkata is flavored with ethnicities and cultures. We all have watched Barfi, seen the Darjeeling dramatic toy train that chugs along with delightful views of the undulating hills and tea plantations. Kolkata is a combination of sea and the mountain as you go up the state, West Bengal is a mountainous contour and as you descend towards the Bay of Bengal, it has a tropical sea and beach contours. The city of joy is steeped in culture, literature, a colourful heritage which gives you an opportunity to travel back in time in its lost galleries and old lanes of pebble stones. The land has given birth to many renowned names in the world, Satyajit Ray and Rabindra Nath Tagore to name a few. Kolkata is a heritage centre of art and literature and is a centre of attraction for many Indians because of its unique and rich tradition.
Kolkata is famous for its food lanes, the sweets and the pompous festivals, Sondesh and Rashogulla are few of the sweets which people do try on their visit. The language of Kolkata is said to have a very sweet mood. Kolkata is a place where you can take some friends along because you need company to hog on the best street food and bargain on the stylish street clothes. Embark on a trekking tour in the region of Kalimpong and Darjeeling that is near to Kolkata to enjoy the best trekking expeditions of the eastern Himalayas. Kolkata is a treasure trove for trekking tours in West Bengal and is well appreciated among visitors.