27 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Gandhinagar Itinerary

27 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Gandhinagar Itinerary

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27 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Gandhinagar Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 12 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
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Gandhinagar
— 13 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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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.
Take a break from Kolkata (Calcutta) with a short trip to Second Hooghly Bridge in Howrah, about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to College Street (Boi Para), stroll around Eco Tourism Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalighat Kali Temple.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kolkata (Calcutta) tour builder site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Kolkata (Calcutta). In August, daily temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gandhinagar.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Tours Theme Parks

Side Trip

Second Hooghly Bridge
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Walking tours
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)
College Street (Boi Para) ©
College Street (Boi Para)

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Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar ©
Gandhinagar is the capital of the state of Gujarat in Western India. Change things up with these side-trips from Gandhinagar: Himmatnagar (Shri Mehsana Teerth & Tirupati Rushivan), Shree Umiya Mata Temple (in Unjha) and Vadnagar (Sharmistha Lake, Hatkeshwar Temple, & more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 11th (Wed) at Bliss Aqua World. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Sun Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Thol, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Indroda Nature Park, and steep yourself in history at Mahudi Jain Temple.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Gandhinagar road trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gandhinagar. August in Gandhinagar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gandhinagar

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mehsana, Vadnagar, Himmatnagar, Modhera, Khedbrahma Ambika Mataji Mandir
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Indroda Nature Park ©
Indroda Nature Park
Sun Temple ©
Sun Temple
Adalaj Trimandir ©
Adalaj Trimandir

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