20 days in New Delhi & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

20 days in New Delhi & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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20 days in New Delhi & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  4​h
1
New Delhi
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 12 nights
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

7
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Step out of New Delhi with an excursion to Cyber Hub in Gurugram (Gurgaon)--about 36 minutes away. On the 20th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: make a trip to Humayun's Tomb, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), admire the landmark architecture of Qutub Minar, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New Delhi online tour planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to New Delhi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

DLF Cyber Hub
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

12
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Second Hooghly Bridge (in Howrah), Indo-French Institute (in Hooghly) and Chandannagar (Chandannagar Church & The Strand). On the 23rd (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, take a stroll through Park Street, explore and take pictures at Eden Gardens, and take in the views from Howrah Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) online route maker .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Kolkata (Calcutta) takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Chandannagar, Second Hooghly Bridge, Indo-French Institute
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South Park Street Cemetery ©
South Park Street Cemetery
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Walking tours

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