2 days in West Bengal Itinerary

2 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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2 days in West Bengal Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 day
Fly + Taxi:  3​h 45​min
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Darjeeling
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dakshineswar Kali Temple, see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, then stroll the grounds of South Park Street Cemetery, and finally make a trip to Park Street.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kolkata (Calcutta) online itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Kolkata (Calcutta). Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Park Street ©
Park Street

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Darjeeling

Darjeeling ©
The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
On the 26th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Jhandi Dara Sunrise Point, examine the collection at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, then meet the residents at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, then don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Darjeeling trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Darjeeling takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Darjeeling are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda

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