49 days in West Bengal Itinerary

49 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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49 days in West Bengal Itinerary

Start: Bagdogra
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Hooghly
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Santiniketan
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Bishnupur
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Midnapore
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Digha
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 11 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
7
Darjeeling
— 11 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Singalila National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Kalimpong
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Bagdogra

3
nights
Hooghly

Hooghly ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hooghly: Taraknath Temple (in Tarakeswar), Pandua Minar (in Pandua) and 108 Shiv Mandir (in Kalna).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Hooghly vacation planning app .

Bagdogra to Hooghly is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Santiniketan.

Things to do in Hooghly

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chandannagar, 108 Shiv Mandir, Susana Anna Maria Monument, Taraknath Temple, Pandua Minar
Highlights from your plan
Taraknath Temple ©
Taraknath Temple
Bandel ©
Bandel
108 Shiv Mandir ©
108 Shiv Mandir

4
nights
Santiniketan

Santiniketan ©
Santiniketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, India, approximately 160 km north of Kolkata . Change things up with these side-trips from Santiniketan: Durgapur (Garh Jungle & Ram Mandir). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Sangeet Bhavana, browse the collection at Rabindra Bhavan, browse the eclectic array of goods at Khoai Mela, and walk around Shayor Bithi Park.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Santiniketan trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Hooghly to Santiniketan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bishnupur.

Things to do in Santiniketan

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bolpur, Durgapur
Highlights from your plan
Khoai Mela ©
Khoai Mela
Sangeet Bhavana ©
Sangeet Bhavana
Visva Bharati University ©
Visva Bharati University

4
nights
Bishnupur

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

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bishnupur trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Santiniketan to Bishnupur takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive 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
Ras Mancha ©
Ras Mancha

4
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, walk around Parimalkanan Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Shankarpur Beach, and get curious at Digha Science Center.

Before you visit Midnapore, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Bishnupur to Midnapore by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Digha.

Things to do in Midnapore

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

3
nights
Digha

Digha ©
Digha is a seaside resort town in the state of West Bengal, India. Take a break from Digha with a short trip to Mandarmani Beach in Mandarmani, about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Udaipur Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Marine Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Shankarpur Beach, and stroll around Amarabati Park.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Digha online journey planner .

You can drive from Midnapore to Digha in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Digha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mandarmani Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mandarmani Beach ©
Mandarmani Beach
Udaipur Beach ©
Udaipur Beach
Talseri Beach ©
Talseri Beach

11
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 (Nivedita Bridge, Vivekananda Setu, & more) and Tarapith Temple (in Tarapith). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, explore and take pictures at Eden Gardens, wander the streets of Park Street, and make a trip to College Street (Boi Para).

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Digha to Kolkata (Calcutta) by car takes about 5 hours. In July in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Howrah, Tarapith Temple
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Park Street ©
Park Street
Spas

11
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Darjeeling: Mirik (Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery, Donbosco Church, & more). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Garden, and make a trip to Batasia Loop.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling tour itinerary planning site .

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. In July in Darjeeling, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Singalila National Park.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Mirik
Highlights from your plan
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Sandakphu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Tonglu.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Singalila National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Darjeeling to Singalila National Park in 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Darjeeling in July; daily highs in Singalila National Park reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Singalila National Park

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

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kalimpong side-trips: City Centre (in Siliguri), Kurseong (Castleton Tea Garden & Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum) and Tingling view point (in Mirik). There's much more to do: make a trip to Deolo Hill, explore the engaging exhibits at Kalimpong Science Centre, explore and take pictures at Dr. Graham's Homes, and hike along Charkhole.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kalimpong online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Singalila National Park to Kalimpong takes 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Singalila National Park in July, with highs in Kalimpong at 38°C and lows at 30°C. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kurseong, Charkhole, Tingling view point, City Centre, Lava Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Pine View Nursery ©
Pine View Nursery
Deolo Hill ©
Deolo Hill
Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery ©
Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery

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