3 days in West Bengal Itinerary

3 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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3 days in West Bengal Itinerary

Start: Ranchi
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
2
Darjeeling
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Siliguri
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Ranchi

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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.
On the 10th (Sat), examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall and then make a trip to Dakshineswar Kali Temple.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) itinerary site .

Ranchi to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ranchi in August, with highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) at 39°C and lows at 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Historic Sites
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, then don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, and finally get great views at Tiger Hill.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Darjeeling tour itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Darjeeling in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August in Darjeeling, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Siliguri.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda

1
night
Siliguri

Siliguri ©
Siliguri is a city which spans across the Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Siliguri, Sri Sri Radha Madhavsundara and then browse the different shops at City Centre.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Siliguri trip planner.

Traveling by car from Darjeeling to Siliguri takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Siliguri can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Siliguri

Shopping Historic Sites
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City Centre ©
City Centre

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