5 days in Dhanbad & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

5 days in Dhanbad & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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5 days in Dhanbad & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

Start: Ranchi
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Dhanbad
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Ranchi

1
night
Dhanbad

Dhanbad ©
Dhanbad is a city in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): walk around Birsa Munda Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shakti Mandir. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at The Ozone Galleria Mall and then admire the engineering at Maithan Dam.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dhanbad trip planning tool .

Ranchi to Dhanbad is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Dhanbad

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Maithan Dam ©
Maithan Dam
Shakti Mandir ©
Shakti Mandir
The Ozone Galleria Mall ©
The Ozone Galleria Mall

3
nights
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: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, walk around Eco Tourism Park, don't miss a visit to College Street (Boi Para), and see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kolkata (Calcutta) route planning website .

Drive from Dhanbad to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 5.5 hours. In September in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)
College Street (Boi Para) ©
College Street (Boi Para)

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