7 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Maldives Itinerary

7 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Maldives Itinerary

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7 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Maldives Itinerary

New Delhi, India
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
— 4 nights
Fly + ferry:  6​h 30​min
Male, Maldives
— 2 nights
ferry + Fly:  8​h 30​min
New Delhi, India

4
days
Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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.
Kolkata (Calcutta) is known for sightseeing, museums, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalighat Kali Temple, don't miss a visit to Mother House, and explore and take pictures at Eden Gardens.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) travel itinerary planner.

New Delhi to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. While traveling from New Delhi, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kolkata (Calcutta), ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Male.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Walking tours
Eden Gardens
Howrah Bridge

2
days
Male, Maldives

The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
On the 2nd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sultan Park and then admire the striking features of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque). Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at National Museum, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Friday Mosque, and finally hunt for treasures at Male Fish Market.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Male trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Male by combination of flight and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. In July in Male, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Male

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National Museum
Male Fish Market

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