6 days in London, Edinburgh & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

6 days in London, Edinburgh & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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6 days in London, Edinburgh & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

Start: Pune, India
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
3
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Pune, India

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nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Coca-Cola London Eye. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London online trip itinerary maker .

Pune, India to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Pune to London due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in London can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip maker tool .

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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 11th (Wed), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then stroll the grounds of South Park Street Cemetery, and then look for gifts at Kumortuli.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Kolkata (Calcutta) by flight takes about 17.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Kolkata (Calcutta) due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in March: high temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) hover around 39°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
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Walking tours
South Park Street Cemetery ©
South Park Street Cemetery
Kumartuli ©
Kumartuli

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