36 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Bengaluru Itinerary

36 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Bengaluru Itinerary

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36 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Bengaluru Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  16​h
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 23 nights
train:  36​h
2
Bengaluru
— 9 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

23
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Howrah (Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden & Second Hooghly Bridge), Bishnupur (Maa Chinnamasta Temple & Keibul Lamjao National Park) and Chandannagar (The Strand & Chandannagar Church). Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Nicco Parks & Resorts Limited. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, don't miss a visit to Mother House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dakshineswar Kali Temple, and stroll the grounds of South Park Street Cemetery.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kolkata (Calcutta) online tour planner .

London, UK to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to India Standard Time is 5 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from London in May; daily highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) reach 42°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Howrah, Bishnupur, Chandannagar, Sri Ramakrishna Math
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

9
nights
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Step out of Bengaluru with an excursion to Nandi Hills in Chikkaballapur--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, step into the grandiose world of Bangalore Palace, and get curious at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum.

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Getting from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Bengaluru by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in June; daily highs in Bengaluru reach 35°C and lows reach 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Nandi Hills
Highlights from your plan
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden

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