16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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16 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Kohima
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Imphal
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Aizawl
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
nights
Kohima

Kohima ©
Kohima is the hilly capital of India's north eastern border state of Nagaland which shares its borders with Myanmar. Step out of Kohima to go to Khonoma and see Khonoma Village, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Kohima War Cemetery, take a peaceful walk through Pulie Badze, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Japfu Peak, and don't miss a visit to Naga Heritage Village.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kohima trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kohima is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Imphal.

Things to do in Kohima

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Khonoma Village, Dzükou Valley
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Dzükou Valley ©
Dzükou Valley
Kohima War Cemetery ©
Kohima War Cemetery
Naga Heritage Village ©
Naga Heritage Village

4
nights
Imphal

Imphal ©
Imphal is the capital city of the Indian state of Manipur. Go for a jaunt from Imphal to Bishnupur to see Keibul Lamjao National Park about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Loktak Lake, admire the verdant scenery at Imphal Valley, steep yourself in history at Kangla Fort, and stroll the grounds of Indian Army War Cemetery.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Imphal trip maker tool .

You can drive from Kohima to Imphal in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Imphal

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Keibul Lamjao National Park
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Kangla Fort ©
Kangla Fort
Loktak Lake ©
Loktak Lake
Imphal War Cemetery ©
Imphal War Cemetery

6
nights
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: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalighat Kali Temple, don't miss a visit to College Street (Boi Para), and snap pictures at Howrah Bridge.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kolkata (Calcutta) travel route site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Imphal to Kolkata (Calcutta). In December, daily temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Aizawl.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Walking tours
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)
Mother House ©
Mother House

2
nights
Aizawl

Aizawl ©
Aizawl is the capital of the state of Mizoram in India. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Solomon's Temple, get engrossed in the history at Mizoram State Museum, and then make a trip to Phulpui Grave. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Durtlang Hills, then identify plant and animal life at Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary, and then take a stroll through Paikhai.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Aizawl day trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Aizawl. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aizawl

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Solomon's Temple ©
Solomon's Temple
Mizoram State Museum ©
Mizoram State Museum

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