9 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Odisha Itinerary

9 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Odisha Itinerary

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9 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Odisha Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Bhubaneswar
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Brahmapur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Puri
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Mumbai

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Victoria Memorial Hall and Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar). Your inner history buff will appreciate Dakshineswar Kali Temple and Nirmal Hirday (Pure Heart). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of South Park Street Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalighat Kali Temple, see the interesting displays at Raja Rammohun Roy Memorial Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Kolkata Tram Museum Smaranika.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kolkata (Calcutta) trip planner .

Mumbai to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In March in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time 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.
On the 14th (Thu), meet the residents at Nandankanan Zoological Park, admire the striking features of Ram Mandir, Bhubaneswar, then don't miss a visit to Lingaraja Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at MukteshwarTemple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harishankar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces 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 Lingaraj Temple Bhubaneswar, and finally contemplate the long history of Udayagiri Pilgrimage.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Bhubaneswar online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Bhubaneswar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Brahmapur.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Harishankar
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Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts ©
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts
MukteshwarTemple ©
MukteshwarTemple

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Brahmapur

Brahmapur ©
On the 16th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Padmasambhava Mahavihara Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Taratarini Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taratarini Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maa Bhairavi Temple. On your second day here, stroll through Dhabaleswar Beach, kick back and relax at Gopalpur Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jiranga Monastery.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Brahmapur journey maker app .

You can drive from Bhubaneswar to Brahmapur in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Puri.

Things to do in Brahmapur

Historic Sites Beaches 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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Jagannath Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Konark Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Puri Beach, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Konark Sun Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lakshmi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vimala Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Balighai Beach, and finally take a stroll through Raghurajpur Artist Village.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Puri trip planner .

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) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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