6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 day
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 30 min
2
Gangtok
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  7 h 45 min
3
Manali
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 45 min
5
Sakti
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Leh
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)


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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.
On the 16th (Sun), examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, then stroll the grounds of South Park Street Cemetery, then look for gifts at Kumartuli, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dakshineswar Kali Temple.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary builder tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kolkata (Calcutta). In February, daily temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gangtok.

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Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
South Park Street Cemetery ©
South Park Street Cemetery

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Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, and then contemplate the long history of Nathula.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Gangtok online attractions planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Manali.

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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Kyongnosla Waterfall ©
Kyongnosla Waterfall

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Manali road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gangtok to Manali takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kullu.

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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

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Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
On the 19th (Wed), appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunathjee Temple.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kullu road trip planning website .

Drive from Manali to Kullu in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Sakti.

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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley

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Sakti

Sakti
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takthok Monastery.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sakti day trip tool .

You can drive from Kullu to Sakti in 16.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Sakti

Historic Sites

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Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Phyang Monastery and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Leh trip builder .

Traveling by car from Sakti to Leh takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Phyang Monastery ©
Phyang Monastery

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