5 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Guwahati & Kaziranga National Park Itinerary

5 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Guwahati & Kaziranga National Park Itinerary

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5 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Guwahati & Kaziranga National Park Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  3​h 15​min
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Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
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Kaziranga National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h
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 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dakshineswar Kali Temple, then look for gifts at Kumartuli, then snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to College Street (Boi Para). Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Mother House, then examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, then wander the streets of Park Street, and finally get engrossed in the history at Kolkata Tram Museum Smaranika.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary planning app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kolkata (Calcutta). In February, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

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Guwahati

Guwahati ©
A place to engage with the culture of the northeast, Guwahati represents the largest city in the region, and acts as a stepping stone for wider explorations.
On the 16th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, then don't miss a visit to Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Samadhi Khetra Memorial, then steep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Guwahati trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Guwahati takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Guwahati when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in February, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Guwahati

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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Kaziranga National Park provides a habitat for a significant percentage of the world's greater one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as a notably high density of tigers.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park and then explore the striking landscape of Kaziranga National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kaziranga National Park holiday planning app .

You can drive from Guwahati to Kaziranga National Park in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Nature Parks Fun & Games

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Kaziranga National Park
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Kaziranga National Park ©
Kaziranga National Park

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