6 days in Kanpur Nagar District & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

6 days in Kanpur Nagar District & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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6 days in Kanpur Nagar District & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Kanpur
— Few hours
Fly:  9​h 45​min
2
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Lucknow

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Kanpur

Kanpur ©
Kanpur is the 12th most populous city in India and the second largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh after Lucknow. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at J K Temple and then stop by Z Square Mall.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kanpur trip builder site .

Lucknow to Kanpur is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Lucknow in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Kanpur. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Kanpur

Shopping Historic Sites
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Z Square Mall ©
Z Square Mall
J K Temple ©
J K Temple

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Belur Math and Kalighat Kali Temple. Spend the 30th (Wed) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Park Street, see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and admire all the interesting features of Eden Gardens.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) online sightseeing planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kanpur to Kolkata (Calcutta). Traveling from Kanpur in January, you will find days in Kolkata (Calcutta) are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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