8 days in West Bengal Itinerary

8 days in West Bengal Itinerary

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8 days in West Bengal Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

3
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.
When in Darjeeling, make a side trip to see Pine View Nursery in Kalimpong, approximately 2 hours away. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, don't miss a visit to Samthar Plateau, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and browse the exhibits of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Darjeeling trip builder .

Bengaluru to Darjeeling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Darjeeling are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Pine View Nursery
Highlights from your plan
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©

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.
Kolkata (Calcutta) is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, parks, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, don't miss a visit to Mother House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dakshineswar Kali Temple, and take a stroll through Park Street.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) itinerary planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Darjeeling to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Darjeeling in October since evenings lows in Kolkata (Calcutta) dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge