11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Drive:  12​h
1
Allahabad
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Varanasi
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 30​min
3
Bodh Gaya
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Durgapur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Digha
— 2 nights
Drive:  53​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Allahabad

Allahabad ©
Rising from the meeting point of three of India's holiest rivers, Allahabad has a long and colorful history.
On the 31st (Tue), look for gifts at Gaya Prasad Gokul Prasad Woollen Department.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Allahabad travel route planner.

New Delhi to Allahabad is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Allahabad

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
New Yamuna Bridge ©
New Yamuna Bridge

1
night
Varanasi

Varanasi ©
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishalakshi Temple.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Varanasi day trip website .

Traveling by car from Allahabad to Varanasi takes 3.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Varanasi are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bodh Gaya.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple
Vishalakshi Temple ©
Vishalakshi Temple
Annapurna Devi Mandir ©
Annapurna Devi Mandir

few
hours
Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya
One of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the world, Bodh Gaya has risen to international fame as the place where Prince Siddhartha sat under the Bodhi tree and gained enlightenment some 2,600 years ago.
On the 4th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dungeshwari Hills, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rajayatna Tree, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ratnaghara, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Animesh Lochana Chaitya Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Burmese Vihara Monastary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thai Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Daijokyo Buddhist Temple.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bodh Gaya itinerary site .

You can take a train from Varanasi to Bodh Gaya in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. January in Bodh Gaya sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Bodh Gaya

Historic Sites Parks Nature

1
night
Durgapur

Durgapur ©
Durgapur is a Tier-II city in Paschim Bardhaman district, in the state of West Bengal, India. On the 3rd (Fri), contemplate the long history of Bhabani Pathak's Tilla and then make a splash at Anand Amusement Park.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Durgapur road trip site .

Traveling by car from Bodh Gaya to Durgapur takes 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Durgapur

Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Anand Amusement Park ©
Anand Amusement Park

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): look for gifts at Kumartuli, then wander the streets of Park Street, then identify plant and animal life at Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary, and finally contemplate the long history of Sri Sri Iswar Madan Mohan Jew. On your second day here, have fun and explore at Nehru Children's Museum, stroll the grounds of Bhawanipore Cemetery, then try your luck at Royal Calcutta Turf Club, and finally get engrossed in the history at Kolkata Tram Museum Smaranika.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) trip planner .

You can drive from Durgapur to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 3.5 hours. In January in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Digha.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bhawanipore Cemetery ©
Bhawanipore Cemetery
Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary ©
Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary
Sri Sri Iswar Madan Mohan Jew ©
Sri Sri Iswar Madan Mohan Jew

2
nights
Digha

Digha ©
Digha is a seaside resort town in the state of West Bengal, India. Attractions like Udaipur Beach and Dagara Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like Digha Beach and Murga Mahadev Temple. Take a break from Digha with a short trip to Mandarmani Beach in Mandarmani, about 1h 15 min away. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Kuldiha Wild Life Santuary and find something for the whole family at KAJAL DIGHI WONDERLAND (ToyTrain).

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Digha trip planning tool .

Drive from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Digha in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Digha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Balasore, Digha Beach, Murga Mahadev Temple, Mandarmani Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dagara Beach ©
Dagara Beach
Udaipur Beach ©
Udaipur Beach
Digha Beach ©
Digha Beach

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