5 days in Howrah & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

5 days in Howrah & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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5 days in Howrah & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Howrah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Howrah

Howrah ©
Howrah or Haora is an industrial city, a municipal corporation in the West Bengal, India. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Strand and Rail Museum. Visit Chandannagar Church and Antpur Radhagovindjiu Temple for their historical value. Step out of Howrah to go to Chandannagar and see Nandadulal Temple, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Santragachi Jheel and snap pictures at Second Hooghly Bridge.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Howrah road trip app .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Howrah is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In November in Howrah, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Howrah

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Chandannagar, Antpur Radhagovindjiu Temple
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Nandadulal Temple ©
Nandadulal Temple
Santragachi Jheel ©
Santragachi Jheel
Second Hooghly Bridge ©
Second Hooghly Bridge

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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 13th (Wed), look for gifts at Kumortuli, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Kolkata, Sri Sri Radha Govind Temple, then get outside with Travel Chhuti Chhuti, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple - Kolkata. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Scottish Cemetery at Calcutta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pareshnath Jain Temple, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bhawanipore Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at Vivekananda Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Howrah to Kolkata (Calcutta) by car takes about an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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Jain Temple - Kolkata ©
Jain Temple - Kolkata
Pareshnath Jain Temple ©
Pareshnath Jain Temple

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