6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Puri Itinerary

6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Puri Itinerary

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6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Puri Itinerary

Bhubaneswar
bus + Fly:  1​h 45​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
Puri
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
Bhubaneswar

4
days
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Paul's Cathedral and Prinsep Ghat. Go for a jaunt from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Belur to see Belur Math about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Maidan, admire all the interesting features of Eden Gardens, make a trip to Mother House, and stop by Sunshine.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip planner.

Bhubaneswar to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 2-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Puri.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Sightseeing Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Belur Math
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Howrah Bridge
Eco Tourism Park
College Street (Boi Para)

2
days
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 8th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannath Temple, steep yourself in history at Bedi Hanuman Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Chaitanya Gaudiya Math, then take a stroll through Raghurajpur Artist Village, and finally explore the activities along Chilika Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Chandrabhaga Beach, then admire the striking features of Konark Sun Temple, then kick back and relax at Konark Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Sudarshan Craft Museum.

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Do a combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Puri in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Konark
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Konark Beach
Raghurajpur Artist Village
Chandrabhaga Beach

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