34 days in West Bengal Itinerary

34 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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34 days in West Bengal Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  4​h
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Hooghly
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Sundarbans National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Mandarmani
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
5
Bishnupur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Santiniketan
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Murshidabad
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
8
Singalila National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Kalimpong
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Darjeeling
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

6
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, admire all the interesting features of Eden Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dakshineswar Kali Temple, and make a trip to College Street (Boi Para).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary maker site .

New Delhi to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in February, expect Kolkata (Calcutta) to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hooghly.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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

2
nights
Hooghly

Hooghly ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Chandannagar Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nandadulal Temple, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strand, then stroll through KMDA Park (Wonderland Park), and finally appreciate the history behind Susana Anna Maria Monument. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shrine Basilica Bandel, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hangseshwari Temple, then take a stroll through Bandel, and finally stroll the grounds of Chinsurah Dutch Cemetery.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hooghly trip planner .

You can drive from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Hooghly in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Hooghly can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Sundarbans National Park.

Things to do in Hooghly

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chandannagar, Susana Anna Maria Monument
Highlights from your plan
Chinsurah Dutch Cemetery ©
Chinsurah Dutch Cemetery
Bandel ©
Bandel
Hangseshwari Temple ©
Hangseshwari Temple

2
nights
Sundarbans National Park

Sundarbans National Park ©
On the 16th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Sundarbans. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Dublar Char Island.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sundarbans National Park trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Hooghly to Sundarbans National Park with the Route module. In February, daily temperatures in Sundarbans National Park can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mandarmani.

Things to do in Sundarbans National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sundarbans
Highlights from your plan
Sundarbans ©
Sundarbans
Dublar Char Island ©
Dublar Char Island

1
day
Mandarmani

Mandarmani ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): kick back and relax at Mandarmani Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mandarmani travel route planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sundarbans National Park to Mandarmani. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bishnupur.

Things to do in Mandarmani

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

2
nights
Bishnupur

Bishnupur ©
Get out of town with these interesting Bishnupur side-trips: Garbeta (Gangani & Grand Canyon).

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bishnupur trip planner .

Drive from Mandarmani to Bishnupur in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Santiniketan.

Things to do in Bishnupur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Garbeta
Highlights from your plan
Shyamrai Temple ©
Shyamrai Temple
Jorebangla Temple ©
Jorebangla Temple
Madan Mohan Temple ©
Madan Mohan Temple

3
nights
Santiniketan

Santiniketan ©
Santiniketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, India, approximately 160 km north of Kolkata . Take a break from Santiniketan with a short trip to Fullara Devi Shaktipeeth in Labpur, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Visva Bharati University, take in the exciting artwork at Prakriti Bhavan, make a trip to Chhatimtala, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Khoai Mela.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Santiniketan trip planner.

Drive from Bishnupur to Santiniketan in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Murshidabad.

Things to do in Santiniketan

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bolpur, Fullara Devi Shaktipeeth
Highlights from your plan
Khoai Mela ©
Khoai Mela
Visva Bharati University ©
Visva Bharati University
Sangeet Bhavana ©
Sangeet Bhavana

4
nights
Murshidabad

Murshidabad ©
Murshidabad is a town in Murshidabad district of West Bengal state in India. Pack the 26th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Motijheel Park. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Hazarduari Palace Museum, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Alivardi Khan, pause for some photo ops at Khosh Bagh, and make a trip to House Of Jagath Seth.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Murshidabad planner .

You can drive from Santiniketan to Murshidabad in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Singalila National Park.

Things to do in Murshidabad

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

1
night
Singalila National Park

Singalila National Park ©
A coveted trekking and camping destination in the far northwestern corner of West Bengal, Singalila National Park offers fabulous views of snow-capped Himalayan peaks for most of its route.
On the 1st (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Sandakphu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Tonglu.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Singalila National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Murshidabad to Singalila National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Singalila National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Sandakphu ©
Sandakphu
Tonglu ©
Tonglu

4
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.
Explore Kalimpong's surroundings by going to Tingling view point (in Mirik) and Kurseong (Sitong & Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum). 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, admire the verdant scenery at Jaldhaka River Valley, and admire the landmark architecture of Crookety House.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kalimpong trip planner .

You can drive from Singalila National Park to Kalimpong in 5 hours. Traveling from Singalila National Park in March, expect Kalimpong to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kurseong, Tingling view point
Highlights from your plan
Jaldhaka River Valley ©
Jaldhaka River Valley
Deolo Hill ©
Deolo Hill
Pine View Nursery ©
Pine View Nursery

6
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: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, gain insight at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple, and don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling visit planner .

You can drive from Kalimpong to Darjeeling in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

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

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