5 days in West Bengal Itinerary

5 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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5 days in West Bengal Itinerary

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Siliguri
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Lataguri
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— Few hours
Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Siliguri

Siliguri is a city located in the Darjeeling district and Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Siliguri vacation builder.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Siliguri is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lataguri.
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Savin Kingdom

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Lataguri

Lataguri is a small town located in the Jalpaiguri district of Indian state of West Bengal. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): get great views at Rovers Point and then Head underground at Jayanti Mahakal Cave.

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Traveling by car from Siliguri to Lataguri takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Darjeeling.

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Darjeeling

The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
On the 2nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple, then admire the natural beauty at Barbotey Rock Garden, and then identify plant and animal life at Tinchuley Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Jhandi Dara Sunrise Point.

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You can drive from Lataguri to Darjeeling in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

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Tinchuley Village
Barbotey Rock Garden

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, then snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dakshineswar Kali Temple.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Darjeeling to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Museums Historic Sites
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Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge

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