8 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Hong Kong Itinerary

8 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Hong Kong Itinerary

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8 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Hong Kong Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  4​h
1
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
2
Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: New Delhi, India

3
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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 a sense of the local culture at Dakshineswar Kali Temple and Park Street. Step off the beaten path and head to Bibhutibhushan Wildlife Sanctuary and Palash Parab Baghmundi. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, walk around Nature Park, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Scottish Cemetery at Calcutta.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip tool .

New Delhi to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in January: high temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Park Street ©
Park Street
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

3
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Step off the beaten path and head to Shek O and Tai Po Kau Special Area. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sai Wan Pavilion and Soho. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Mai Po Nature Reserve and hike along Aberdeen Country Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hong Kong attractions planner .

You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Hong Kong in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Hong Kong, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Hong Kong, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Shek O Beach ©
Shek O Beach
Sai Wan Pavilion ©
Sai Wan Pavilion
Soho ©
Soho

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