11 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Darjeeling Itinerary

11 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Darjeeling Itinerary

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Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta) — 6 nights

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.
Take a break from Kolkata (Calcutta) with a short trip to Belur Math in Belur, about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dakshineswar Kali Temple, don't miss a visit to Mother House, wander the streets of Park Street, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

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Mumbai to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Darjeeling.
Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Darjeeling — 4 nights

The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
Darjeeling is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, explore the activities along Senchal Lake, see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and make a trip to Batasia Loop.

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Getting from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Darjeeling by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December since evenings lows in Darjeeling dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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