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Burraghutu, Bankura – 220 kms from...

Burraghutu is a remote village on a hilltop with a spectacular view of the Kansabati River basin. Tucked within a forest in Bankura, this tribal village is straight from the pages of any adventure novel. The Kansabati River Basin is dotted with small islands and few of them are designated wildlife parks, where you can find deer roaming freely. While staying here, you can explore the nearby tribal villages famous for terracotta and Dokra artworks and visit the ruins of ancient Jain temples. Boating in Kansabati River and day trips to the deep dark forests of Kuilapal are...
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Joychandi Pahar, Purulia – 263 kms...

Standing 800 feet tall, Joychandi Pahar stands proudly on the open plains of Purulia. A flight of 520 steps snaking around the boulders and ancient watchtowers would take you to the temple of Mata Chandi atop the hill. You will get a panoramic view of the parched landscape of Purulia dotted with lakes from this windy hilltop. Apart from the temple, surrounding lakes and the fascinating natural monolithic structure of the hill, you can also visit the cave, Raghunathpur Silk Factories and the spot where the legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray shot parts of the famous...
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Joypur Forest, Bankura – 140 kms f...

Staying in a dense jungle of Sal and Teak with Spotted Deer herds crossing the lush forest-path every now and then – if this excites you then Joypur Forest can be your next weekend destination. The age-old historic town of Bishnupur with its 17th Century terracotta temples and the Kansabati Dam and lake at Mukutmanipur are also located nearby. You can stay in a resort adjacent to the Joypur Forest, which has its own farm, vegetable garden, a huge lake (Jheel) and is equipped with all modern facilities. With the dense forest surrounding the resort area, this is an...
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Biharinath, Bankura – 249 kms from...

Bounded by Purulia and River Damodar on both sides – Biharinath in Bankura, near the famous Joychandi Hills is the highest hill of Bankura District. The hill boasts of a towering height of 451 meters and has gained considerable recognition as a popular tourist destination in the recent years. Covered in thick forests, the place blooms with the shades of Kash Phool, Shimul and Palash during the seasons. The villagers here deck their mud homes with Alpona and you can catch a glimpse of the wild boar, hare, fox and some unknown colourful birds when they cross your path....
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Susunia, Bankura – 203 kms from Kolkata...

Susunia Hills in Bankura District is a very good place for a weekend with friends but if you want to take some time out from your hectic schedule and want to spend some moments of your own, then Susunia is enchanting. If you love nature and want to explore its beauty, then come to Susunia and witness its unspoiled nature. Located right in the middle of Bankura is this 1500 feet high hill. It is often believed that Raja Chandra Varma had once built his fort on this hill. With plenty of natural beauty in the form of cascading waterfalls, plenty of greenery and river...
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Muruguma, Purulia – 335 kms from K...

Muruguma is a tribal village located in Purulia district of West Bengal. It is situated on the border of Purulia and Jharkhand. This place can be reached by car from both Jhalda in Purulia or Muri in Jharkhand. A visit to the Kenkechi Hill, Muruguma Lake and the attractions of Ajodhya Pahar will make your trip worthwhile. You can take long village walks through tribal villages across the lake or go for early morning bird watching trips here. BOOKING DETAILS OF MURUGUMA Places to see at Muruguma: Apart from spending your time beside the tranquil Muruguma Lake and dam, you...
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Mukutmanipur, Bankura – 335 kms fr...

An escape to serenity is what describes Mukutmanipur perfectly. A weekend in this beautiful place is full of ultimate relaxation. With hills and forests surrounding a huge water body that changes its color in different seasons, Mukutmanipur is the right place for those who are looking for some adventure along with relaxation. Nestling at the confluence of two beautiful rivers, Kumari and Kangsabati, Mukutmanipur is located in the Bankura district of the state of West Bengal. This wonderful destination is also a favorite picnic spot, attracting hoards of picnic crowds....
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Garhpanchakot, Purulia – 256 kms f...

Located amidst landscaped gardens with the stunning backdrop of Panchet Hill, these new resorts at Garpanchkot are just what the weekend travellers of Kolkata were waiting for. The place, Garpanchkot is a part of nearly 1500 year-old history of the Singh Deo dynasty. The only remains of this kingdom are the temple ruins on the southern Panchet foothills. The temples belong to different architectural styles like ‘Pancharatna, Jor-Bangla and Pirha. The lush greenery, temple ruins, perennial springs, forests, towering Panchet Hill and the expansive Panchet Lake would...
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Duarsini, Purulia – 393 kms from K...

Grab the opportunity to blend with nature in Duarsini, where you will find small hilltops covered with forests. Here you see a variety of trees like Shal, Teak, Mahua, Pial, Kusum, and Bahera. The beauty of the mountain river Satgudum leading to the tribal villages will enchant you. The adventure waiting for you in the forest will definitely make your weekend worth spending in Duarsini. The abruptness with which darkness descends in these jungle areas is interesting to see. The moonlit night amidst the rhythmic beats of drums coming from the tribals and being surrounded...
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Chechuria, Bankura – 170 kms from ...

Very near to Bishnupur town is the man-made eco sanctuary named Chechuria Eco Park. With a huge waterbody, picnic spot, lots of playing ground for children and boating facilities, this beautiful eco sanctuary was very recently created by the forest department and it offers great escapes to tired souls. As you walk through the park, you will find a completely different environment with birds chirping and plenty of greenery. Treat your lungs with some fresh air filled with chlorophyll, away from the polluted surrounding of the cities. Spend the night in the forest bungalow...
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Boranti, Purulia – 265 kms from Ko...

Boranti or Baranti is a beautiful village surrounded by hills and lakes just 265 kms away from Kolkata. The beautiful blue sky, deep green forest and dark blue water of the lake will surely enchant you. The Muradi Lake in Boranti has been created by a mud dam. Boranti is surrounded by the Panchkot Hill at one side and  the Biharinath Hill on the other. Apart from the regular visitors like rabbits, wild boars, foxes, wolves, porcupines and deer in the nearby forests, Boranti is visited by huge numbers of migratory and resident birds. This place is ideal for those visitors...
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Bishnupur, Bankura – 151 kms from ...

Bishnupur is a town created by the Malla kings that ruled this area during 17th century. These artisans of the Malla kings have showed their craftsmanship in the wide number of terracotta temples that they had constructed. These temples are now under the supervision of archaeological departments. You can see these temples any day in the morning hours, but if you want some extraordinary views, then you must visit them at night on Saturdays and Sundays when the temples are brightly illuminated with lights. Besides, Bishnupur has a beautiful setting with huge waterbodies...
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Ayodhya Hills, Purulia – 250 kms f...

The beautiful Ayodhya Hills is a part of the Dalma Mountain range. It is situated on the boundary of Purulia district and Jharkhand. A visit to beautiful waterfalls, deep forests, tribal villages, Gorshabru and Mayur hill are sure to captivate your senses. The presence of a variety of wild animals in the forests make this place more adventurous. Visiting hidden waterfalls, trekking around azure lakes guarded by hills, experiencing local tribal culture, birdwatching and taking village walks make Ayodhya Hills a treasure trove for photographers and nature-lovers. BOOKING...