6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Visakhapatnam & Araku Valley Itinerary

6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Visakhapatnam & Araku Valley Itinerary

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6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Visakhapatnam & Araku Valley Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
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Visakhapatnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Araku Valley
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Vivekananda Museum, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Temple, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallery Kolkata. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Sunshine, get curious at Birla Industrial & Technological Museum, then examine the collection at Netaji Bhawan, then take in the exciting artwork at Academy of Fine Arts, and finally see the interesting displays at Kolkata Tram Museum Smaranika.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) tour planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Kolkata (Calcutta). In October, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Visakhapatnam.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Wildlife Tours
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Vivekananda Museum ©
Vivekananda Museum
Birla Temple ©
Birla Temple
Netaji Bhawan ©
Netaji Bhawan

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Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam ©
The coastal port city of Visakhapatnam looks both outwards to the sea and inland to the mountains of the Eastern Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll through Rishikonda Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rama Krishna Beach, and then examine the collection at TU 142 Air Craft Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Kothapally Waterfalls, kick back and relax at Bheemunipatnam Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Visakhapatnam vacation planner.

You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Visakhapatnam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Araku Valley.

Things to do in Visakhapatnam

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rama Krishna Beach ©
Rama Krishna Beach
TU 142 Air Craft Museum ©
TU 142 Air Craft Museum
Kothapally Waterfalls ©
Kothapally Waterfalls

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Araku Valley

Araku Valley
Araku Valley is a region surrounded by the thick forests of the Eastern Ghats.
On the 7th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswaraswamivari Devasthanam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dwaraka Tirumala Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Araku Valley trip website .

You can drive from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley in 5.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 8th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Araku Valley

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sri Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple, Dwaraka Tirumala Temple

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