17 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Bengaluru & Continental USA Itinerary

17 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Bengaluru & Continental USA Itinerary

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Bengaluru, India
— 2 nights
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New York City, United States
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas, United States
— 3 nights
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San Francisco, United States
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): make a trip to BBD Bagh, stroll the grounds of South Park Street Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and finally stop by Kumartuli. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Sri Iswar Madan Mohan Jew, don't miss a visit to College Street (Boi Para), and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary site.

San Francisco, USA to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 13.5 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect Kolkata (Calcutta) to be a bit warmer, temps between 77°F and 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:

Bengaluru, India

— 2 nights

Silicon Valley of India

Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Enchanting Acres, take in the spiritual surroundings of Trimurthy Temple, then make a trip to DakshinaMukhy Nandeeshwara Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Govardhana Kshetra. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Omkareshwarar Temple and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bengaluru trip site.

You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Bengaluru in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Bengaluru can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 8:

New York City, United States

— 4 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, and explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Bengaluru to New York City in 22.5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru to New York City, you'll gain 10.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in January; daily highs in New York City reach 40°F and lows reach 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 13:

Las Vegas, United States

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas holiday planner.

You can fly from New York City to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in January: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 59°F and lows are around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:

San Francisco, United States

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 46°F in San Francisco. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites
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