5 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Digha Itinerary

5 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Digha Itinerary

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5 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Digha Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
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Digha
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Belur Math, then don't miss a visit to Dakshineswar Kali Temple, then admire all the interesting features of Eden Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Park Street. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Mother House, see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalighat Kali Temple, then stroll the grounds of South Park Street Cemetery, and finally snap pictures at Howrah Bridge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary tool .

Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

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Belur Math
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Belur Math ©
Belur Math
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
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South Park Street Cemetery

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Digha

Digha ©
Digha is a seaside resort town in the state of West Bengal, India. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Digha Beach and then kick back and relax at Mandarmani Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Udaipur Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shankarpur Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chandaneswar Temple.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Digha online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Digha takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Digha

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Digha Beach, Mandarmani Beach
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Mandarmani Beach ©
Mandarmani Beach
Udaipur Beach ©
Udaipur Beach
Digha Beach ©
Digha Beach

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