60 days in West Bengal Itinerary

60 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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60 days in West Bengal Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
1
Darjeeling
— 12 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kalimpong
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Jalpaiguri
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Birpara
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Singalila National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 30​min
6
Purulia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Midnapore
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Digha
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
9
Sundarbans National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
10
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 15 nights
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

12
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.
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Bengal Natural History Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Kanchenjunga Mountain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Darjeeling: Mirik (Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery & Tingling view point). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Tinchuley Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary, make a trip to Lamahatta, and delve into the lush surroundings at Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Darjeeling vacation planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Darjeeling is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in April, things will get a bit cooler in Darjeeling: highs are around 37°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mirik
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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda

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.
Get some cultural insight at Kalimpong Arts & Craft Centre and Tharpa Choling Monastery. Head to City Centre and Shoppers Stopfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Kalimpong: Siliguri (Kali Mandir, Vega Circle Mall, & more), Charkhole (in Loleygaon) and Lava Monastery (in Lava). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Deolo Hill, admire the natural beauty at Pine View Nursery, see the interesting displays at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kalimpong day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Darjeeling to Kalimpong takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jalpaiguri.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Siliguri, Kurseong, Lava Monastery, Charkhole
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Pine View Nursery ©
Pine View Nursery
Lava Monastery ©
Lava Monastery
Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery ©
Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery

6
nights
Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri ©
Jalpaiguri is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal. Get a sense of the local culture at Lokenath Temple and Jogomaya Kalibari. Get in touch with nature at Jayanti Forest and Dooars. Venture out of the city with trips to Gorumara National Park (in Gorumara National Park), Jalpesh Temple (in Maynaguri) and Siliguri (Hong Kong Market & ISKCON Siliguri, Sri Sri Radha Madhavsundara). There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Gorumara Forest, steep yourself in history at Mendabari Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptist Church, and explore the activities along Jayanti River.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Jalpaiguri road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Kalimpong to Jalpaiguri takes 3.5 hours. In May in Jalpaiguri, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Birpara.

Things to do in Jalpaiguri

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Siliguri, Jalpesh Temple, Gorumara National Park
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Dooars ©
Dooars
Gorumara National Park ©
Gorumara National Park
Lokenath Temple ©
Lokenath Temple

3
nights
Birpara

Birpara ©
Step out of the city life by going to Jaldapara National Park and Chilapata Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Birpara travel planner .

Getting from Jalpaiguri to Birpara by car takes about 2 hours. May in Birpara sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. You'll set off for Singalila National Park on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Birpara

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Jaldapara National Park
Highlights from your plan
Jaldapara National Park ©
Jaldapara National Park

2
nights
Singalila National Park

Singalila National Park ©
A coveted trekking and camping destination in the far northwestern corner of West Bengal, Singalila National Park offers fabulous views of snow-capped Himalayan peaks for most of its route.
Escape the urban bustle at Tonglu and Sandakphu.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Singalila National Park online travel route builder .

Drive from Birpara to Singalila National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Birpara in May, things will get slightly colder in Singalila National Park: highs are around 28°C and lows about 18°C. You'll set off for Purulia on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Singalila National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Tonglu ©
Tonglu
Sandakphu ©
Sandakphu

2
nights
Purulia

Purulia ©
Purulia City, also known as "Manbhum City", is a city located in West Bengal state, India, and was constituted in 1876. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith and Ramakrishna Temple. Escape the urban bustle at Murguma and Ajodhya Hill and Forest Reserve Area. There's more to do: engage your brain at District Science Centre and explore the activities along Saheb Bandh.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Purulia online day trip planner .

Getting from Singalila National Park to Purulia by car takes about 16 hours. When traveling from Singalila National Park in May, plan for much warmer days in Purulia, with highs around 45°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Midnapore.

Things to do in Purulia

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

4
nights
Midnapore

Midnapore ©
Midnapore is the district headquarters of Paschim Medinipur district of the Indian state of West Bengal. Appreciate the collections at Nehru Museum of Science and Technology and Digha Science Center. Popular historic sites such as Bargabheema Temple and Kameswar Temple are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Gopegarh Eco Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Temple, browse the eclectic array of goods at Digha Mohana Fish Market, and enjoy the sand and surf at Shankarpur Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Midnapore trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Purulia to Midnapore takes 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Digha.

Things to do in Midnapore

Historic Sites Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Nehru Museum of Science and Technology
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Kanak-Durga Temple ©
Kanak-Durga Temple
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple

4
nights
Digha

Digha ©
Digha is a seaside resort town in the state of West Bengal, India. Escape the urban bustle at Mandarmani Beach and Talseri Beach. Relax by the water at Udaipur Beach and Chandpur Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Shankarpur Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandaneswar Temple, observe the fascinating underwater world at Marine Aquarium, and get in on the family fun at KAJAL DIGHI WONDERLAND (ToyTrain).

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Digha trip maker site .

Drive from Midnapore to Digha in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Sundarbans National Park.

Things to do in Digha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Mandarmani Beach
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Mandarmani Beach ©
Mandarmani Beach
Udaipur Beach ©
Udaipur Beach
Talseri Beach ©
Talseri Beach

2
nights
Sundarbans National Park

Sundarbans National Park ©
Take a break from the city and head to Sundarbans and Hiron Point.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sundarbans National Park online route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Digha to Sundarbans National Park. In June in Sundarbans National Park, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Sundarbans National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Sundarbans
Highlights from your plan
Sundarbans ©
Sundarbans
Mangrove Eco Garden ©
Mangrove Eco Garden
Hiron Point ©
Hiron Point

15
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.
Get some cultural insight at Park Street and Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar). Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Nature Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Tarapith Temple (in Tarapith), Chandannagar (Chandannagar Church & The Strand) and Indo-French Institute (in Hooghly). On the 17th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, browse the exhibits of CIMA Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalighat Kali Temple, and stroll the grounds of South Park Street Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) journey maker website .

Explore your travel options from Sundarbans National Park to Kolkata (Calcutta) with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chandannagar, Indo-French Institute, Tarapith Temple
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

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