7 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Visakhapatnam & Araku Valley Itinerary

7 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Visakhapatnam & Araku Valley Itinerary

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7 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Visakhapatnam & Araku Valley Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
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Visakhapatnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Araku Valley
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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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 historical perspective at Dakshineswar Kali Temple and Kalighat Kali Temple. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Park Street and CIMA Gallery. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the masterpieces at Konark Collectables, and stop by Kumortuli.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) trip planning website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Kolkata (Calcutta). In September in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Visakhapatnam.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Shopping Museums Tours
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Park Street ©
Park Street
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple

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Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam ©
The coastal port city of Visakhapatnam looks both outwards to the sea and inland to the mountains of the Eastern Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): stroll around Kailasagiri, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Lakshmi Narsimhaswamyvari Devastham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotilingeshwara Temple, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yarada Beach. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Rishikonda Beach, stroll through Rama Krishna Beach, and then see the interesting displays at INS Kurusura Submarine Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Visakhapatnam day trip planning site .

You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Visakhapatnam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Araku Valley.

Things to do in Visakhapatnam

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rama Krishna Beach ©
Rama Krishna Beach
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum ©
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum
Rishikonda Beach ©
Rishikonda Beach

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Araku Valley

Araku Valley
Araku Valley is a region surrounded by the thick forests of the Eastern Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswaraswamivari Devasthanam, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwaraka Tirumala Temple.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Araku Valley trip planner .

You can drive from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Araku Valley

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dwaraka Tirumala, Sri Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple

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