8 days in Bangkok & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

8 days in Bangkok & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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8 days in Bangkok & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

London, United Kingdom
Fly + train:  14​h 15​min
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
London, United Kingdom

4
days
Bangkok, Thailand

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Spend the 22nd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and browse the different shops at Siam Paragon.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok itinerary maker.

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Bangkok is 7 hours. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in Bangkok are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are warmer (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

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The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Wat Pho

3
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: don't miss a visit to College Street (Boi Para), get a new perspective on nature at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

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You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Bangkok to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Kolkata (Calcutta) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)
College Street (Boi Para)
South Park Street Cemetery

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