9 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Odisha Itinerary

9 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Odisha Itinerary

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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
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Bhubaneswar
— 2 nights
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Brahmapur
— 2 nights
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Puri
— 2 nights

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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.
Victoria Memorial Hall and Kalighat Kali Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Dakshineswar Kali Temple and South Park Street Cemetery. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Park Street, snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, don't miss a visit to Mother House, and examine the collection at Kolkata Tram Museum Smaranika.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) route planner.

Mumbai to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. March in Kolkata (Calcutta) sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bhubaneswar.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
South Park Street Cemetery ©
South Park Street Cemetery

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Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Nandankanan Zoological Park, admire the landmark architecture of Shree Ram Mandir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of MukteshwarTemple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harishankar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts, explore the fascinating underground world of Udayagiri Caves, then explore the striking landscape at Dhauli Giri Hills, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapilesvara Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Udayagiri Pilgrimage.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bhubaneswar road trip planner.

Fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Bhubaneswar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Brahmapur.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Harishankar
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Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple ©
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts ©
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts
MukteshwarTemple ©
MukteshwarTemple

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Brahmapur

Brahmapur ©
On the 16th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taratarini Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Maa Bhairavi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): kick back and relax at Gopalpur Beach and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jiranga Monastery.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Brahmapur online visit planner.

You can drive from Bhubaneswar to Brahmapur in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Puri.

Things to do in Brahmapur

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Gopalpur Beach
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Taratarini Temple ©
Taratarini Temple
Maa Bhairavi Temple ©
Maa Bhairavi Temple
Gopalpur Beach ©
Gopalpur Beach

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Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagannath Temple, stroll through Konark Beach, then kick back and relax at Puri Beach, and finally admire the striking features of Konark Sun Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lakshmi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vimala Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Balighai Beach, and finally stop by Raghurajpur Artist Village.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Puri trip planner.

You can drive from Brahmapur to Puri in 4 hours. In March in Puri, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puri

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Konark Sun Temple
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Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Konark Beach ©
Konark Beach

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