Parmadan Forest is also known as Bibhutibhushan Wildlife Sanctuary. It is popular as a picnic spot but is also considered a beautiful place for spending a fun-filled weekend trip. The beautiful Ichamati River flows through this 92-hectare sanctuary in North 24-Parganas. The Parmadan Forest is a safe heaven for a healthy population of nearly 250 deer. The best time to watch them is when they are fed by the Forest officials. Presently, their feeding time is at 4:00 pm and 9:00 am. BOOKING DETAILS OF PARMADAN FOREST
Places to see at Parmadan Forest: Apart from strolling in the forest and watching the Langurs fooling around, you can visit the local villages and enjoy a boat ride down Ichamati River. Parmadan forest is also home to numerous birds and trees.
Nearby attractions of Parmadan Forest: You can visit Naldungri located nearby and visit Chuatiya – the border village between India and Bangladesh just an hour’s journey from Parmadan.
Things to do at Parmadan Forest: You can explore the forest, watch the deer, Langur and birds or enjoy a picnic on the banks of the Ichhamati River.
How to reach Parmadan Forest: You need to travel to Ranaghat from Kolkata by train and then avail the option of bus to reach Naldungri. If you are traveling by car, you need to drive along Highway No. 34 to reach Naldungri via Duttafulia. From Naldungri, you can reach Parmadan Forest either by walking or by availing a van rickshaw.
Best time to visit Parmadan Forest: The forest can be visited throughout the year but it is better to avoid the forest during the rainy season. The winters bring some birds to the forest.
Lodging & dining facilities at Parmadan Forest: A guest house is located in the forest, on the banks of the Ichhamati River. It offers affordable accommodation options to the visitors.The guest house usually provides dining facilities to its guests. You can also get local roadside eating houses at Parmadan Forest.