6 days in West Bengal Itinerary

6 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  3 h 45 min
2
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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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.
Kolkata (Calcutta) is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, learn more about the world around you at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Sri Iswar Madan Mohan Jew, and don't miss a visit to Dakshineswar Kali Temple.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kolkata (Calcutta). Expect a daytime high around 42°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Tours Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple

3
nights
Darjeeling

Darjeeling ©
The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
Family-friendly places like Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Batasia Loop will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple, experience rural life at Happy Valley Tea Estate, and explore the activities along Senchal Lake.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Darjeeling in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May, Darjeeling is little chillier than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill

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