6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Andaman and Nicobar Islands Itinerary

6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Andaman and Nicobar Islands Itinerary

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6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Andaman and Nicobar Islands Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  4​h 45​min
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
2
Neil Island
— 1 day
Travel:  3​h 30​min
3
Havelock Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Port Blair, South Andaman Island
— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dakshineswar Kali Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Howrah Bridge, then examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, then shop like a local with Park Street, and finally look for gifts at Kumortuli.

Plan my day in Kolkata (Calcutta) using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Bengaluru to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Park Street ©
Park Street
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple

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Neil Island

Neil Island ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): kick back and relax at Laxmanpur Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bharatpur Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Neil Island Jetty.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Neil Island trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Neil Island with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Neil Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Bharatpur Beach ©
Bharatpur Beach
Laxmanpur Beach ©
Laxmanpur Beach
Neil Island Jetty ©
Neil Island Jetty

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Havelock Island

Havelock Island ©
Known for its scuba diving spots, picturesque beaches, and relaxed atmosphere, Havelock Island stands out as the largest island in the archipelago, and one of the most tourist-oriented places in the Andaman Islands.
On the 25th (Wed), stroll through Elephant Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Radhanagar Beach. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Kalapathar Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Havelock Island trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Neil Island to Havelock Island with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Port Blair.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach
Elephant Beach ©
Elephant Beach
Kalapathar Beach ©
Kalapathar Beach

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Port Blair, South Andaman Island

Port Blair ©
The capital and largest city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair acts as a gateway to the landmasses that lie in the Bay of Bengal.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Corbyn's Cove, then look for all kinds of wild species at Chidiyatapu Biological Park, and then head off the coast to Ross Island.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Blair trip planner.

Traveling by car from Havelock Island to Port Blair takes 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Blair

Parks Beaches Nature
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Ross Island ©
Ross Island
Corbyn's Cove ©
Corbyn's Cove

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