7 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & North Sikkim Itinerary

7 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & North Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
Drive:  11 h 45 min
2
Chuntang
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Lachung
— 2 nights
Drive:  20 h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Belur to see Belur Math about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take a stroll through Park Street, examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, and don't miss a visit to College Street (Boi Para).

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Kolkata (Calcutta). In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Chuntang.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Belur Math
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Walking tours
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Mother House ©
Mother House

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Chuntang

Chuntang ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): make a trip to Confluence of Lachen Chu and Lachung Chu and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chuntang tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Chuntang by car takes about 19.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Chuntang

Historic Sites
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Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang ©
Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang

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Lachung

Lachung ©
Perched high in the Himalayas, Lachung offers quintessential mountain scenery and small-village hospitality, making it one of India's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, then appreciate the views at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lachung holiday planner.

You can drive from Chuntang to Lachung in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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