3 days in Tarapith & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

3 days in Tarapith & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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Tarapith
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Tarapith

— 1 day
Tārāpīṭh is a small temple town near Rampurhat in Birbhum district of the Indian state of West Bengal, known for its Tantric temple and its adjoining cremation (Maha Smashan) grounds where sādhanā (tantric rituals) are performed. On the 12th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarapith Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bamdev Shangha Ashram.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tarapith trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Tarapith is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Tarapith

Historic Sites

Kolkata (Calcutta)

— 2 nights

City of Joy

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for gifts at Kumartuli, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pareshnath Jain Temple, and finally take a stroll through Park Street.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip maker app.

You can drive from Tarapith to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. In February, daily temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods