3 days in West Bengal Itinerary

3 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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3 days in West Bengal Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
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Darjeeling
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
On the 16th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Dakshineswar Kali Temple, snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, then wander the streets of Park Street, then make a trip to Mother House, and finally make a trip to College Street (Boi Para). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall and then explore and take pictures at Eden Gardens.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kolkata (Calcutta) travel itinerary planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kolkata (Calcutta). In March, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

#Museums, #Shopping, #Neighborhoods
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

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Darjeeling

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 18th (Sun), stroll through Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, then see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, then don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, and finally take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Darjeeling in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in March, with highs in Darjeeling at 35°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

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