7 days in Darjeeling & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

7 days in Darjeeling & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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1
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
2
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 4 nights

2
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.
Darjeeling is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple, relax in the rural setting at Happy Valley Tea Estate, and take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Darjeeling journey builder.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Darjeeling is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, car, train, and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Darjeeling

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill

4
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.
Take a break from Kolkata (Calcutta) with a short trip to Belur Math in Belur, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, take an in-depth tour of Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), explore the different monuments and memorials at South Park Street Cemetery, and don't miss a visit to Park Street.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Darjeeling to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Darjeeling in December since evenings lows in Kolkata (Calcutta) dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Belur Math
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Belur Math ©
Belur Math

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