5 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Odisha Itinerary

5 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Odisha Itinerary

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5 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Odisha Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  4​h
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Bhubaneswar
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Puri
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
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.
Kolkata (Calcutta) is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, parks, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, get engrossed in the history at Kolkata Tram Museum Smaranika, learn more about the world around you at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and make a trip to Dakshineswar Kali Temple.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) sightseeing app .

New Delhi to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in January, expect Kolkata (Calcutta) to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Bhubaneswar.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Tours Parks
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Walking tours

2
nights
Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): meet the residents at Nandankanan Zoological Park, explore the world behind art at Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at MukteshwarTemple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bhubaneswar route planner .

Traveling by flight from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Bhubaneswar takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in January, you will find days in Bhubaneswar are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Puri.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts ©
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts
Nandankanan Zoological Park ©
Nandankanan Zoological Park

1
day
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
On the 25th (Sat), make a trip to Jagannath Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Puri Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Chilika Lake.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Puri trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by train from Bhubaneswar to Puri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Beaches Nature
Highlights from your plan
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple
Chilika Lake ©
Chilika Lake

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