8 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Kathmandu Itinerary

8 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Kathmandu Itinerary

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
— 3 nights
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Kathmandu, Nepal
— 3 nights
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India

— 3 nights

City of Joy

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.
Step out of Kolkata (Calcutta) with an excursion to Belur Math in Belur--about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, stroll the grounds of South Park Street Cemetery, make a trip to Mother House, and snap pictures at Howrah Bridge.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) road trip planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Kathmandu, Nepal

— 3 nights
Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
On the 21st (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Make the 23rd (Tue) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's still lots to do: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, make a trip to Kathmandu Durbar Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Swayambhunath Temple.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kathmandu trip planner.

Fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kathmandu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll lose 0.2 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kathmandu due to the time zone difference. In November, Kathmandu is a bit cooler than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

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