33 days in India Itinerary

33 days in India Itinerary

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33 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Darjeeling
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Namchi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Kalimpong
— 10 nights
Drive:  15​h 15​min
4
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 9 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

8
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.
Step out of Darjeeling with an excursion to Tonglu in Singalila National Park--about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, explore the galleries of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Darjeeling day trip app .

Bengaluru to Darjeeling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, Darjeeling is little chillier than Bengaluru - with highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Tonglu, Lake View Nest
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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop
Tonglu ©
Tonglu

4
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Explore Namchi's surroundings by going to Ravangla (Maenam Hill, Ralong Monastery, & more).

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Namchi trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Darjeeling to Namchi in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravangla, Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill

10
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kalimpong side-trips: Aritar (Phushrey Lake, Nathang Valley, & more), Siliguri (Kali Mandir, Bengal Safari, & more) and Temi Tea Garden (in Temi). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Deolo Hill, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Durpin Dara Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangal Dham Pranami Temple, and take in nature's colorful creations at Pine View Nursery.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kalimpong travel planning app .

You can drive from Namchi to Kalimpong in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Kalimpong

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aritar, Siliguri, Lava, Charkhole, Teesta River
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Pine View Nursery ©
Pine View Nursery
Deolo Hill ©
Deolo Hill
Phushrey Lake ©
Phushrey Lake

9
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.
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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dakshineswar Kali Temple, wander the streets of Park Street, and take in the views from Howrah Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) online route builder .

Getting from Kalimpong to Kolkata (Calcutta) by car takes about 15.5 hours. Traveling from Kalimpong in April, expect Kolkata (Calcutta) to be a bit warmer, temps between 42°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Tours Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Eco Tourism Park ©
Eco Tourism Park
Science City ©
Science City

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