16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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16 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
train:  7​h 30​min
2
Puri
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Bhubaneswar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Konark
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Varanasi
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
6
Jagdalpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Visakhapatnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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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.
Kolkata (Calcutta) is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, parks, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, get a new perspective on nature at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalighat Kali Temple, and look for gifts at Kumortuli.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) online trip planner .

If you are flying in from Poland, the closest major airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport. In February, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Puri.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple

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nights
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Puri is known for historic sites, beaches, nature, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannath Temple, kick back and relax at Swargadwar Beach, identify plant and animal life at Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary, and contemplate the waterfront views at Chilika Lake.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Puri trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Puri in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in February, you will find days in Puri are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Bhubaneswar.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Konark Beach ©
Konark Beach
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach

1
night
Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Bhubaneswar online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Puri to Bhubaneswar by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You will leave for Konark on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Historic Sites Parks Museums

few
hours
Konark

Konark ©
Famous for its colossal sun temple, protected as a World Heritage Site, the small town of Konark sits just a short drive from the coast of Odisha.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ramachandi Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Konark Sun Temple.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Konark trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Bhubaneswar to Konark in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Konark are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Konark

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Ramachandi Temple ©
Ramachandi Temple

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, explore the activities along Ganges River, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On the next day, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarnath, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birthplace of Sant Ravidas Seergovardhan Varanasi.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Varanasi travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Konark to Varanasi with the Route module. Traveling from Konark in February, things will get a bit cooler in Varanasi: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Jagdalpur.

Things to do in Varanasi

Spas Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ganges River
Ganges River
Walking tours
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

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Jagdalpur

Jagdalpur ©
Jagdalpur is a city in Bastar district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Chitrakot Waterfall and then admire the sheer force of Tirathgarh Falls.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Jagdalpur travel route builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Varanasi to Jagdalpur. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Visakhapatnam.

Things to do in Jagdalpur

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tirathgarh Falls
Highlights from your plan
Tirathgarh Falls ©
Tirathgarh Falls
Chitrakot Waterfall ©
Chitrakot Waterfall

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Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam ©
The coastal port city of Visakhapatnam looks both outwards to the sea and inland to the mountains of the Eastern Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Lakshmi Narsimhaswamyvari Devastham and then Head underground at Borra Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at INS Kurusura Submarine Museum, then walk around Kailasagiri, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rama Krishna Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Visakhapatnam trip planner .

Getting from Jagdalpur to Visakhapatnam by car takes about 7.5 hours. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Visakhapatnam

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Borra Caves ©
Borra Caves
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum ©
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum
Kailasagiri ©
Kailasagiri

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