8 days in Thailand & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

8 days in Thailand & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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8 days in Thailand & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

New Delhi, India
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Pattaya, Thailand
— 1 night
train + taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
New Delhi, India

3
days
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Head to Chatuchak Weekend Market and Khao San Roadfor some retail therapy. The Grand Palace and Jim Thompson House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and look for gifts at Rajawongse Clothier.

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New Delhi, India to Bangkok is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Delhi to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in November, expect nights in Bangkok to be much hotter, around 30°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Pattaya.

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Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

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Pattaya, Thailand

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Pattaya Beach, then wander the streets of Beach road, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sanctuary of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum).

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You can drive from Bangkok to Pattaya in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December in Pattaya, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

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Pattaya Beach ©
Pattaya Beach
Beach road ©
Beach road

2
days
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for gifts at Instyle Fashion and then kick back and relax at Patong Beach. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Kata Beach and then stroll through Karon Beach.

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You can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Pattaya to Patong in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. In December in Patong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

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Kata Beach, Karon Beach
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Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach
Kata Beach ©
Kata Beach

1
day
Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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 6th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) and then look for gifts at Sunshine.

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You can fly from Patong to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to India Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In December, Kolkata (Calcutta) is slightly colder than Patong - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)
Sunshine ©
Sunshine

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