6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Somnath Itinerary

6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Somnath Itinerary

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6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Somnath Itinerary

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
Somnath
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
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.
Kolkata (Calcutta) is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, parks, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Howrah Bridge, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire all the interesting features of Eden Gardens, and explore the different monuments and memorials at South Park Street Cemetery.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) day trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Kolkata (Calcutta). In May, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. You'll set off for Somnath on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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

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Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dehotsarg Teerth, take in the spiritual surroundings of Somnath Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Somnath Mahadev Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Suraj Mandir, then make a trip to Gita Mandir, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhalka Tirth. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Laxmi Narayan Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panch Pandav Gufa, and then don't miss a visit to Triveni Sangam.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Somnath online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Somnath takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Somnath

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Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple
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Somnath Temple
Triveni Sangam ©
Triveni Sangam

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