9 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Bodh Gaya Itinerary

9 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Bodh Gaya Itinerary

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9 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Bodh Gaya Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Bodh Gaya
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. John's Church and Pareshnath Jain Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kolkata (Calcutta): The Strand (in Chandannagar) and Hooghly (Indo-French Institute & Chandannagar Museum). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Rabindra Sarovar, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Tagore House, and stop by Kumortuli.

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Bengaluru to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In February in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Bodh Gaya.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Hooghly, The Strand
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Mother House ©
Mother House
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Pareshnath Jain Temple ©
Pareshnath Jain Temple

4
nights
Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya ©
One of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the world, Bodh Gaya has risen to international fame as the place where Prince Siddhartha sat under the Bodhi tree and gained enlightenment some 2,600 years ago.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Thai Monastery and Ratnaghara. It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahabodhi Temple and don't miss a visit to Mangla Gauri Temple.

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You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Bodh Gaya in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Bodh Gaya when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in February, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bodh Gaya

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gaya
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Mahabodhi Temple ©
Mahabodhi Temple
Thai Monastery ©
Thai Monastery
Royal Bhutan Monastery ©
Royal Bhutan Monastery

1
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Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple - Kolkata, learn more about the world around you at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Kolkata, Sri Sri Radha Govind Temple, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bhawanipore Cemetery, then admire the natural beauty at Horticultural Gardens, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Nehru Children's Museum.

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You can fly from Bodh Gaya to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Bodh Gaya in February, Kolkata (Calcutta) is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Jain Temple - Kolkata ©
Jain Temple - Kolkata
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)
Nehru Children's Museum ©
Nehru Children's Museum

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