6 days in Gangtok & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

6 days in Gangtok & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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6 days in Gangtok & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre and then hunt for treasures at Lal Bazar. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, contemplate the long history of Nathula Pass, and then make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gangtok online journey planner .

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Gangtok

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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Park Street and Dakshineswar Kali Temple. Head to Quest Mall and Kumortulifor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, get engrossed in the history at Kolkata Tram Museum Smaranika, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the striking features of Jorasanko Thakur Bari.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gangtok to Kolkata (Calcutta) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Park Street ©
Park Street
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple

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