4 days in West Bengal Itinerary

4 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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4 days in West Bengal Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
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Darjeeling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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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.
On the 11th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dakshineswar Kali Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ramakrishna Math, then snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, then see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, and finally don't miss a visit to Mother House. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Park Street, get a new perspective on nature at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Kolkata (Calcutta). In October in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get great views at Tiger Hill, then don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Chowrasta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then explore the galleries of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Darjeeling road trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Darjeeling in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, Darjeeling is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

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Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©