4 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Puri Itinerary

4 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Puri Itinerary

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4 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Puri Itinerary

Start: Port Blair, South Andaman Island
Fly:  4​h
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
2
Puri
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Port Blair, South Andaman Island

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dakshineswar Kali Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Sri Iswar Madan Mohan Jew. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Kumortuli, then get a new perspective on nature at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), then examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, and finally take in the views from Howrah Bridge.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) planner .

Port Blair to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 4-hour flight. Traveling from Port Blair in December, expect nights in Kolkata (Calcutta) to be cooler, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Puri.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

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nights
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagannath Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Balighai Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Puri Beach, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Konark Sun Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Konark Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Chilika Lake.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Puri online trip builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Puri in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Puri, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Konark Sun Temple
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Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple

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