10 days in Shimla & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

10 days in Shimla & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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10 days in Shimla & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

Start: Imphal
Drive:  21​h 45​min
1
Shimla
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Imphal

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for historic sites, nature, museums, parks, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Shimla trip itinerary app .

Imphal to Shimla is an approximately 55-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

4
nights
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: see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, learn more about the world around you at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and take a stroll through Park Street.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Shimla to Kolkata (Calcutta) takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Sri Ramakrishna Math
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

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