5 days in Eastern India Itinerary

5 days in Eastern India Itinerary

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5 days in Eastern India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
Puri
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
Gangtok
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Darjeeling
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
day
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
On the 28th (Sat), kick back and relax at Puri Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sakshigopal Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannath Temple.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Puri road trip planning site .

Bengaluru to Puri is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Bengaluru in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Puri, with highs around 45°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

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Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Eden Gardens, then snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dakshineswar Kali Temple. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to BBD Bagh (formerly Dalhousie Square), see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, then stroll the grounds of South Park Street Cemetery, then make a trip to Mother House, and finally make a trip to College Street (Boi Para).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kolkata (Calcutta) trip maker website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Puri to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Gangtok.

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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

1
day
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
On the 1st (Tue), explore and take pictures at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Darjeeling.

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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology ©
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology

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hours
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 2nd (Wed), meet the residents at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, make a trip to Batasia Loop, and then get great views at Tiger Hill.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Darjeeling visit planner.

You can drive from Gangtok to Darjeeling in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Darjeeling can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop

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