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How To Reach Himachal From Kolkata

A perfect travel guide crafted as per 2 Lakh+ experiences in Himachal
Tourism In Himachal Pradesh

Rated 3.9/5 (based on 2016 reviews)

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Mar - Jun, Sep - Dec

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14-15 Days

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How To Reach Himachal

From-To Distance By Air By Train By Road
Kolkata to Himachal -27.0 hours-

How To Reach Himachal From Kolkata

The scenic terrains and the charming landscapes of the picturesque Himachal make this an attractive hill station. From Dalai Lama’s abode McLeodganj to the epitome of Buddhism, Lahaul and Spiti, Himachal often will make you feel like a mini Tibet. Explore the dynamism of Himachal’s snow-clad peaks and spectacular mountainous regions on a holiday here. For those wondering how to reach Himachal from Kolkata, the information below can help you in this regard.

Kolkata To Himachal Pradesh By Air

There are no direct flights from Kolkata to Himachal so you can take a flight from Kolkata to Chandigarh and then take a state transport bus from Chandigarh till Shimla. It takes about 3 hours to travel from Kolkata to Himachal Pradesh. The Shimla airport is about 9 kilometers from the city center and you can easily take a cab or private taxi.

Kolkata To Himachal Pradesh By Rail

If you are travelling by train from Kolkata till Himachal, there are no direct trains connecting the two destinations. You can take a train from Kolkata till the Delhi station and then hop on aboard the train to Kalka or Shimla from here. You can also travel by the scenic Kalka to Shimla toy train that takes about 5-6 hours to travel and covers a number of tunnels. This journey takes about 27 hours in total and you can cut down the travel time by taking a flight from Kolkata till Delhi and then take a train from here till Shimla.

Kolkata To Himachal Pradesh By Road

You can travel by cab or private taxi from Kolkata till Himachal and it costs about INR 5 per kilometer. There are also several private and government buses you can travel by from Kolkata until Himachal. These include Volvo A/C Multi Axle Semi-sleeper, Volvo A/C Semi-sleeper and Volvo A/C -Multi Axle Semi-sleeper. You can book these buses online on the Indian bus transport corporation website.

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What is considered to be the off season for a trip to Himachal?

The off-season in Himachal starts from March and lasts till April and this is the best time to book tour packages as there are heavy discounts on offer.

Is Himachal a safe destination for women travelers?

Yes, Himachal is one of the safest destinations for women travellers as the locals are friendly and helpful. These Himachal tour pacakages are perfect for solo travelling as well.

Can one backpack with ease in Himachal?

Himachal is one of the best places to go backpacking as there are beautiful landscapes, easy travelling, budget-friendly accommodations, warm people.

How can one get acclimated to the weather of Himachal?

To get acclimated to the Himachal weather, you must firstly layer up completely and make sure that your head, ears, and neck are covered properly. You should also carry some medicines to help you deal with the cold and also overcome nausea if any. You must eat foods rich in proteins, carbohydrates and healthy fats like lean meat. Also, take cold showers so that your body can get used to the cold temperature.

What are some of the major fairs and festivals of Himachal?

There are many fun fairs and festivals in Himachal that tourists will enjoy on this tour package, including: The Manali Winter Carnival- January Dechhang- January Halda- New Year Phagli- Decemeber/January Baba Barbhag Singh Mela- February Gochi -February Lossar