35 days in West Bengal Itinerary

35 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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35 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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

5
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: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, make a trip to Batasia Loop, get great views at Tiger Hill, and examine the collection at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Darjeeling sightseeing planner.

New Delhi to Darjeeling is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from New Delhi in September, you will find days in Darjeeling are a bit cooler (38°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Darjeeling

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

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kalimpong: Siliguri (Kali Mandir, Bengal Safari, & more) and Lava (Lava Monastery & Changey Waterfall). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Deolo Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tharpa Choling Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Crookety House, and have fun and explore at Kalimpong Science Centre.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kalimpong visit planner.

Traveling by car from Darjeeling to Kalimpong takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Kalimpong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Jalpaiguri.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri ©
Jalpaiguri is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jalpaiguri: Gorumara National Park (Gorumara National Park & Chapramari Watchtower). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Dooars, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptist Church, and contemplate the waterfront views at Gazoldoba.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jalpaiguri trip app .

Traveling by car from Kalimpong to Jalpaiguri takes 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Jalpaiguri are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hooghly.

Things to do in Jalpaiguri

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gorumara National Park, Jalpesh Temple
Highlights from your plan
Gorumara National Park ©
Gorumara National Park
Dooars ©
Dooars
Baba Jatileswar ©
Baba Jatileswar

2
nights
Hooghly

Hooghly ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Chandannagar Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacred Heart Church, and then deepen your understanding at Sri Ramakrishna Math. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of The Strand, then contemplate the long history of Hooghly Imambara, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hangseshwari Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shrine Basilica Bandel.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hooghly trip itinerary site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jalpaiguri to Hooghly. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Murshidabad.

Things to do in Hooghly

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chandannagar
Highlights from your plan
Hangseshwari Temple ©
Hangseshwari Temple
Sacred Heart Church ©
Sacred Heart Church
Hooghly Imambara ©
Hooghly Imambara

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, steep yourself in history at Nil Kuthi Mound, admire the striking features of Char Bangla Mandiralay, and pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Siraj-ud-Daulah.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Murshidabad day trip tool .

You can drive from Hooghly to Murshidabad in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Santiniketan.

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

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 . Santiniketan is known for museums, wildlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: deepen your understanding at Sangeet Bhavana, get lost in a book at Rabindra Bhavan, don't miss a visit to Chhatimtala, and stroll around Shayor Bithi Park.

Plan trip to Santiniketan with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Murshidabad to Santiniketan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bishnupur.

Things to do in Santiniketan

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bolpur
Highlights from your plan
Prakriti Bhavan ©
Prakriti Bhavan
Sangeet Bhavana ©
Sangeet Bhavana
Rabindra Bhavan ©
Rabindra Bhavan

4
nights
Bishnupur

Bishnupur ©
Get out of town with these interesting Bishnupur side-trips: Bankura (Ronkini Mata Temple & Hadal-Narayanpur) and Garbeta (Grand Canyon & Gangani).

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bishnupur trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Santiniketan to Bishnupur takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Midnapore.

Things to do in Bishnupur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bankura, Garbeta
Highlights from your plan
Shyamrai Temple ©
Shyamrai Temple
Jorebangla Temple ©
Jorebangla Temple
Ronkini Mata Temple ©
Ronkini Mata Temple

3
nights
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, hunt for treasures at Digha Mohana Fish Market, walk around Gopegarh Heritage Park, and get curious at Digha Science Center.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Midnapore road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Bishnupur to Midnapore takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mandarmani.

Things to do in Midnapore

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

1
night
Mandarmani

Mandarmani ©
On the 14th (Mon), kick back and relax at Mandarmani Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mandarmani attractions planning website .

Drive from Midnapore to Mandarmani in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Mandarmani

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

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: examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, wander the streets of Park Street, make a trip to Mother House, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalighat Kali Temple.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) holiday planner.

You can drive from Mandarmani to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 4.5 hours. In October in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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

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