4 days in Eastern India Itinerary

4 days in Eastern India Itinerary

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4 days in Eastern India Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
Puri
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
Gangtok
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
New Delhi

1
day
Puri

An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): kick back and relax at Puri Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagannath Temple.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Puri trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi to Puri is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

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Puri Beach
Jagannath Temple

1
day
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, take in the views from Howrah Bridge, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dakshineswar Kali Temple.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) itinerary maker.

Getting from Puri to Kolkata (Calcutta) by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gangtok.

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Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge

2
days
Gangtok

Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary and then make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Nathula Pass, explore the activities along Tsomgo Lake, and then take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok online itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gangtok takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Gangtok, with highs around 19°C, while nights are colder with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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Tsomgo Lake
Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary
Nathula Pass

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