32 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Shimla Itinerary

32 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Shimla Itinerary

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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 16 nights
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Shimla
— 13 nights
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Kolkata (Calcutta)

— 16 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Belur Math (in Belur), Chandannagar (The Strand, KMDA Park (Wonderland Park), &more) and Howrah (Second Hooghly Bridge & Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden). Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Nicco Parks & Resorts Limited. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, wander the streets of Park Street, walk around Eco Tourism Park, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip maker website.

Durgapur to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In October, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Shimla

— 13 nights

Queen of Hills

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Explore Shimla's surroundings by going to Craignano (in Mashobra), Solan (Jatoli Shiv Temple & Mohan Shakti Heritage Park) and Himalayan Nature Park (in Kufri). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Mall, examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, contemplate the long history of Kotkhai Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple.

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Fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shimla in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips