17 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Bhubaneswar Itinerary

17 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Bhubaneswar Itinerary

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17 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Bhubaneswar Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  4​h
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Bhubaneswar
— 10 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: New Delhi

6
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, wander the streets of Park Street, make a trip to College Street (Boi Para), and stroll the grounds of South Park Street Cemetery.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) itinerary maker tool .

New Delhi to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. August in Kolkata (Calcutta) sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Bhubaneswar.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Tours Parks
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

10
nights
Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
Get out of town with these interesting Bhubaneswar side-trips: Puri (Puri Beach, Jagannath Temple, & more), Lalitgiri (in Jajpur) and Cuttack (Netaji Birth Place Museum, Paradeep Beach, & more). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Konark Sun Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishnu Temple, take in the dramatic natural features at Dhauli Giri Hills, and don't miss a visit to Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bhubaneswar trip maker site .

You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Bhubaneswar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Puri, Cuttack, Konark, Buddhist Complex, Lalitgiri
Highlights from your plan
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple

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