28 days in West Bengal Itinerary

28 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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28 days in West Bengal Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Mandarmani
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Midnapore
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Bishnupur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Santiniketan
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Murshidabad
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
7
Siliguri
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Kalimpong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Darjeeling
— 5 nights
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.
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, don't miss a visit to Mother House, wander the streets of Park Street, and walk around Eco Tourism Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) visit planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Kolkata (Calcutta). In October, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Mandarmani.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

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night
Mandarmani

Mandarmani ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): kick back and relax at Mandarmani Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mandarmani online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Mandarmani takes 4.5 hours. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Midnapore.

Things to do in Mandarmani

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mandarmani Beach ©
Mandarmani Beach

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Midnapore

Midnapore ©
Midnapore is the district headquarters of Paschim Medinipur district of the Indian state of West Bengal. Midnapore is known for beaches, historic sites, shopping, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bargabheema Temple, engage your brain at Digha Science Center, and stroll around Parimalkanan Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Midnapore visit planning tool .

Traveling by car from Mandarmani to Midnapore takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bishnupur.

Things to do in Midnapore

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kanak-Durga Temple ©
Kanak-Durga Temple
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple
Digha Science Center ©
Digha Science Center

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nights
Bishnupur

Bishnupur ©
Explore Bishnupur's surroundings by going to Garbeta (Gangani & Grand Canyon).

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bishnupur trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Midnapore to Bishnupur in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Santiniketan.

Things to do in Bishnupur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Garbeta, Kalachand Temple
Highlights from your plan
Shyamrai Temple ©
Shyamrai Temple
Jorebangla Temple ©
Jorebangla Temple
Ras Mancha ©
Ras Mancha

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nights
Santiniketan

Santiniketan ©
Santiniketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, India, approximately 160 km north of Kolkata . Santiniketan is known for museums, wildlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: gain insight at Sangeet Bhavana, get lost in a book at Rabindra Bhavan, don't miss a visit to Chhatimtala, and examine the collection at Amar Kutir.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Santiniketan online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Bishnupur to Santiniketan takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Murshidabad.

Things to do in Santiniketan

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Bolpur
Highlights from your plan
Khoai Mela ©
Khoai Mela
Sangeet Bhavana ©
Sangeet Bhavana
Rabindra Bhavan ©
Rabindra Bhavan

3
nights
Murshidabad

Murshidabad ©
Murshidabad is a town in Murshidabad district of West Bengal state in India. Murshidabad is known for historic sites, museums, theme parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Hazarduari Palace Museum, make a trip to Tomb of Azimunnisa Begum, get in on the family fun at Motijheel Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Char Bangla Mandiralay.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Murshidabad day trip app .

Traveling by car from Santiniketan to Murshidabad takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Siliguri.

Things to do in Murshidabad

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Katra Masjid ©
Katra Masjid
Hazarduari Palace Museum ©
Hazarduari Palace Museum
Char Bangla Mandiralay ©
Char Bangla Mandiralay

1
night
Siliguri

Siliguri ©
Siliguri is a city which spans across the Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts in the Indian state of West Bengal. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lokenath Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Siliguri, Sri Sri Radha Madhavsundara. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at City Centre, take a peaceful walk through Bengal Safari, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Mandir.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Siliguri day trip website .

You can drive from Murshidabad to Siliguri in 9 hours. November in Siliguri sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Siliguri

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha
Highlights from your plan
Lokenath Temple ©
Lokenath Temple
Kali Mandir ©
Kali Mandir

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Kalimpong

Kalimpong ©
Set high upon a ridge above the Teesta River and deep within the Himalayas, the bustling bazaar town of Kalimpong draws a strong contingent of visitors with its nearby attractions, temperate climate, and mountain scenery.
Step out of Kalimpong to go to Lava and see Changey Waterfall, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Deolo Hill, admire the natural beauty at Pine View Nursery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tharpa Choling Monastery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mary Mother of God Catholic Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kalimpong trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Siliguri to Kalimpong takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Changey Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Pine View Nursery ©
Pine View Nursery
Deolo Hill ©
Deolo Hill
Changey Waterfall ©
Changey Waterfall

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nights
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.
Darjeeling is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Chowrasta, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling trip planning site .

Getting from Kalimpong to Darjeeling by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November in Darjeeling, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

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