6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Gulmarg Itinerary

6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Gulmarg Itinerary

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6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Gulmarg Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  7​h 30​min
2
Gulmarg
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: Doha

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Park Street and Dakshineswar Kali Temple. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kalighat Kali Temple and South Park Street Cemetery. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, engage your brain at Science City, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and shop like a local with New Market.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip planner .

Doha, Qatar to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from Doha to Kolkata (Calcutta), you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Kolkata (Calcutta) is slightly colder than Doha - with highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gulmarg.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Outdoors Wildlife
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Park Street ©
Park Street
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall

1
night
Gulmarg

Gulmarg ©
A popular skiing destination and a hill station in Jammu and Kashmir, Gulmarg features one of the highest gondolas in the world, reaching 3,979 m (13,054 ft) and offering fantastic scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): stroll through Outer Circle Walk and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Apharwat Peak. Keep things going the next day: tee off at Gulmarg Golf Course.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Gulmarg trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gulmarg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In August, Gulmarg is slightly colder than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Outdoors Parks Golf
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Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Outer Circle Walk ©
Outer Circle Walk
Gulmarg Golf Course ©
Gulmarg Golf Course

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