60 days in West Bengal Itinerary

60 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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60 days in West Bengal Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 9 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Sundarbans National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Mandarmani
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Midnapore
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Bishnupur
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Purulia
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Santiniketan
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Murshidabad
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Hooghly
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
10
Jalpaiguri
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Kalimpong
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Darjeeling
— 8 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Bengaluru

9
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: see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, explore the different monuments and memorials at South Park Street Cemetery, and make a trip to Park Street.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) route app .

Bengaluru to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sundarbans National Park.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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

2
nights
Sundarbans National Park

Sundarbans National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sundarbans. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Dublar Char Island.

Before you visit Sundarbans National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Sundarbans National Park. In January, daytime highs in Sundarbans National Park are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mandarmani.

Things to do in Sundarbans National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sundarbans
Highlights from your plan
Sundarbans ©
Sundarbans
Dublar Char Island ©
Dublar Char Island

1
night
Mandarmani

Mandarmani ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): kick back and relax at Mandarmani Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Mandarmani day trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sundarbans National Park to Mandarmani. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Midnapore.

Things to do in Mandarmani

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mandarmani Beach ©
Mandarmani Beach

5
nights
Midnapore

Midnapore ©
Midnapore is the district headquarters of Paschim Medinipur district of the Indian state of West Bengal. Midnapore is known for beaches, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bargabheema Temple, engage your brain at Digha Science Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Gopegarh Eco Park, and walk around Gopegarh Heritage Park.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Midnapore travel route builder tool .

You can drive from Mandarmani to Midnapore in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bishnupur.

Things to do in Midnapore

Historic Sites Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kanak-Durga Temple ©
Kanak-Durga Temple
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple
Digha Science Center ©
Digha Science Center

6
nights
Bishnupur

Bishnupur ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bishnupur: Garbeta (Gangani & Grand Canyon), Bankura (Ronkini Mata Temple & Sri Sri Matri Mandir) and Kamarpukur (Matri Mandir & Nutan Bari (New House)).

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bishnupur tour builder site .

You can drive from Midnapore to Bishnupur in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Purulia.

Things to do in Bishnupur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bankura, Kamarpukur, Garbeta
Highlights from your plan
Shyamrai Temple ©
Shyamrai Temple
Jorebangla Temple ©
Jorebangla Temple
Ronkini Mata Temple ©
Ronkini Mata Temple

3
nights
Purulia

Purulia ©
Purulia City, also known as "Manbhum City", is a city located in West Bengal state, India, and was constituted in 1876. Purulia is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the lush surroundings at Murguma, identify plant and animal life at Ajodhya Hill and Forest Reserve Area, engage your brain at District Science Centre, and take in the architecture and design of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Purulia trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Bishnupur to Purulia in 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Santiniketan.

Things to do in Purulia

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Murguma ©
Murguma
Ajodhya Hill and Forest Reserve Area ©
Ajodhya Hill and Forest Reserve Area
Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith ©
Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith

5
nights
Santiniketan

Santiniketan ©
Santiniketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, India, approximately 160 km north of Kolkata . Get out of town with these interesting Santiniketan side-trips: Tarapith (Tarapith Temple & Bamdev Shangha Ashram) and Durgapur (Junction Mall & Ram Mandir). And it doesn't end there: deepen your understanding at Visva Bharati University, make a trip to Chhatimtala, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Kankalitala Temple, and get lost in a book at Rabindra Bhavan.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Santiniketan online trip builder .

Drive from Purulia to Santiniketan in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Murshidabad.

Things to do in Santiniketan

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Bolpur, Tarapith, Durgapur
Highlights from your plan
Tarapith Temple ©
Tarapith Temple
Visva Bharati University ©
Visva Bharati University
Sangeet Bhavana ©
Sangeet Bhavana

6
nights
Murshidabad

Murshidabad ©
Murshidabad is a town in Murshidabad district of West Bengal state in India. Go for a jaunt from Murshidabad to Tarapith to see Nalateswari Temple about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Hazarduari Palace Museum, steep yourself in history at Katra Masjid, get in on the family fun at Motijheel Park, and admire the striking features of Char Bangla Mandiralay.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Murshidabad itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Santiniketan to Murshidabad takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hooghly.

Things to do in Murshidabad

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Nalateswari Temple
Highlights from your plan
Katra Masjid ©
Katra Masjid
Hazarduari Palace Museum ©
Hazarduari Palace Museum
Nalateswari Temple ©
Nalateswari Temple

4
nights
Hooghly

Hooghly ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hooghly: Taraknath Temple (in Tarakeswar) and 108 Shiv Mandir (in Kalna).

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hooghly tour itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Murshidabad to Hooghly takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Jalpaiguri.

Things to do in Hooghly

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chandannagar, Taraknath Temple, 108 Shiv Mandir
Highlights from your plan
108 Shiv Mandir ©
108 Shiv Mandir
Bandel ©
Bandel
Taraknath Temple ©
Taraknath Temple

5
nights
Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri ©
Jalpaiguri is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jalpaiguri: Chilapata Wildlife Sanctuary (in Birpara) and Gorumara National Park (Chapramari Watchtower & Gorumara National Park). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Dooars, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptist Church, identify plant and animal life at Jayanti Forest, and walk around Jubilee Park.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Jalpaiguri trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hooghly to Jalpaiguri. In February, Jalpaiguri is little chillier than Hooghly - with highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Jalpaiguri

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gorumara National Park, Chilapata Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Dooars ©
Dooars
Gorumara National Park ©
Gorumara National Park
Jubilee Park ©
Jubilee Park

5
nights
Kalimpong

Kalimpong ©
Set high upon a ridge above the Teesta River and deep within the Himalayas, the bustling bazaar town of Kalimpong draws a strong contingent of visitors with its nearby attractions, temperate climate, and mountain scenery.
Venture out of the city with trips to Charkhole (in Loleygaon) and Lava (Changey Waterfall & Lava Monastery). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Deolo Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tharpa Choling Monastery, admire the natural beauty at Pine View Nursery, and appreciate the views at Jaldhaka River Valley.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kalimpong trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jalpaiguri to Kalimpong takes 3.5 hours. In February in Kalimpong, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lava, Charkhole
Highlights from your plan
Delo Park ©
Delo Park
Deolo Hill ©
Deolo Hill
Pine View Nursery ©
Pine View Nursery

8
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.
Take a break from Darjeeling with a short trip to Tonglu in Singalila National Park, about 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, relax in the rural setting at Happy Valley Tea Estate, don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, and see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Darjeeling road trip planner .

Drive from Kalimpong to Darjeeling in 2.5 hours. In February in Darjeeling, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tonglu
Highlights from your plan
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

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