7 days in West Bengal Itinerary

7 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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7 days in West Bengal Itinerary

Mumbai (Bombay)
Fly:  3​h
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
Mumbai (Bombay)

4
days
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: see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, explore and take pictures at Eden Gardens, explore the different monuments and memorials at South Park Street Cemetery, and don't miss a visit to Mother House.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) custom trip planner.

Mumbai (Bombay) to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Darjeeling.

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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
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Dakshineswar Kali Temple

3
days
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.
Darjeeling is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, make a trip to Batasia Loop, get great views at Tiger Hill, and get to know the fascinating history of Chowrasta.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Darjeeling itinerary planner.

Getting from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Darjeeling by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Kanchenjunga Mountain ©
Kanchenjunga Mountain

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