12 days in Hospet, Badami & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

12 days in Hospet, Badami & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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12 days in Hospet, Badami & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
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Hospet
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Badami
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
3
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
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Hospet

Hospet ©
Hospet, officially Hosapete, is a city in Bellary District in central Karnataka, India. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hospet: Hampi (Monolithic Bull, Group of Monuments at Hampi, & more). It doesn't end there: see human ingenuity at work at Tungabhadra Dam.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hospet trip planning app .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Hospet is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, things will get a bit warmer in Hospet: highs are around 35°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Badami.

Things to do in Hospet

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hampi
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Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi

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Badami

Badami ©
Famous for its cave temples, Badami served as the capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 CE--and this rich history has left plenty of things to do for visitors today.
Get out of town with these interesting Badami side-trips: Pattadakal (Virupaksha Temple & Group of Monuments in Pattadakal). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Badami Cave Temples, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sangameshwara Temple, make a trip to Mahakuteshwara Temple, and explore the activities along Agastya Lake.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Badami trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Hospet to Badami takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Badami

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pattadakal
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Badami Cave Temples ©
Badami Cave Temples
Group of Monuments in Pattadakal ©
Group of Monuments in Pattadakal
Bhuthanatha Temple ©
Bhuthanatha Temple

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Belur Math in Belur (about 44 minutes away). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, stroll the grounds of South Park Street Cemetery, wander the streets of Park Street, and explore and take pictures at Eden Gardens.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Badami to Kolkata (Calcutta). Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Belur Math
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Belur Math ©
Belur Math
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple

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