6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Siliguri & Meghalaya Itinerary

6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Siliguri & Meghalaya Itinerary

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6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Siliguri & Meghalaya Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Siliguri
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
3
Shillong
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h
End: Dhaka City

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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 Kalighat Kali Temple. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, don't miss a visit to Dakshineswar Kali Temple, look for gifts at Kumortuli, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kolkata (Calcutta) vacation planner .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. August in Kolkata (Calcutta) sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Siliguri.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Park Street ©
Park Street
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

1
night
Siliguri

Siliguri ©
Siliguri is a city which spans across the Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts in the Indian state of West Bengal. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Vega Circle Mall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lokenath Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Siliguri, Sri Sri Radha Madhavsundara, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at City Centre.

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Explore your travel options from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Siliguri with the Route module. August in Siliguri sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Siliguri

Shopping Historic Sites
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Lokenath Temple ©
Lokenath Temple

1
night
Shillong

Shillong ©
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and then wander the streets of Police Bazar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, then admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, and then explore the activities along Umiam Lake.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Shillong trip builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Siliguri to Shillong. August in Shillong sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar

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