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Raichak, Diamond Harbour – 50 kms ...

Lately, Raichak has emerged as a sought after weekend destination, a drive away from Kolkata, offering spectacular view of the river Ganges and the 18th century Radisson Fort or the Raichak Fort. The small and charming town of Raichak is located in the South 24 Parganas District of West Bengal. Nestled on the bank of River Hooghly, Raichak is 15 kms from Diamond Harbour and 50 kms from Kolkata and acts as a connecting link between Haldia and Kolkata. BOOK YOUR TRIP TO RAICHAK Places to see in Raichak: The prime tourist attraction of the region is the Raichak Fort, which...
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Pelling, Sikkim – 135 kms from Siliguri...

Pelling, admired with exquisite natural beauty is located in the district of West Sikkim. You will have a wonderful experience while visiting the location at an altitude of 7200 feet, offering the spectacular view of the snow-capped peak of Mt. Kanchenjunga and other peaks of the Eastern Himalayas. Pelling comprises two localities – Upper Pelling and Lower Pelling.  Pelling is the hub for travelling to various nearby destinations of West Sikkim like  Khecheopalri Lake, Rimbi Waterfalls, Kangchendzonga waterfalls, Temi Tea Garden, Rabdentse Ruins, Sewaro Rock Garden...
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Ravangla, Sikkim – 103 kms from Siliguri...

The small town of Ravangla in Sikkim, nestled at an altitude of 7000 ft., has lately emerged as a natural tourist retreat, offering majestic snow view. The town located in South Sikkim District is an ideal location for village tourism. Admired with towering snowy mountains, exotic flora and fauna, scenic tea gardens, age-old monasteries and welcoming villages, it is gradually becoming a tourist hotspot. Trekking routes to Maenam Hill and Tendong Hill also originate from Ravangla and nearby areas. BOOK YOUR TRIP TO RAVANGLA Places to see in Ravangla: The calm and serene...
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Digha, Midnapore – 185 kms from Kolkata...

Digha is the most sought after seaside weekend destination of West Bengal. Popular as a sea resort, it is located in the East Midnapur district at the border with Orissa. Digha has its own charm of being a seaside town for the last 50 or more years. It is dotted with hotels and resorts of every budget, restaurants and bars serving all sorts of cuisine and shacks along the beach selling everything that can be created from sea shells. BOOKING DETAILS OF DIGHA Places to see in Digha: The town of Digha is divided into Old Digha and New Digha. The beaches of Old Digha have all...
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Shankarpur, Midnapore – 185 kms fr...

Aptly known as the Miami of Bengal, Shankarpur, shrouded with sheer tranquility is an ideal romantic escape from the bustling city life. It is a prominent beach town of West Bengal, where you can savor the spectacular sight of the pristine sea beach. You just cannot take your eyes away from the captivating scenic surrounding of the place.  The beach of Shankarpur is also not very crowded and you can enjoy the view in seclusion. The beach is inhabited by a huge number of red crabs that run around the feet.  The view of the beach on a moon lit night is truly mesmerizing....
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Frazergunj, Sunderbans – 127 kms from Ko...

If you are looking for a serene holiday location to enjoy your lazy weekend, Frazergunj will be the ideal destination for you. Frazergunj is a part of a pristine white beach, stretching for 7 km located on one of the Ganges deltaic island admiring the south of Bengal. It is a pulsating fishing village adorned with muddy and undulating beach. Morover, Frazergunj is a prime hub of Pisiculture in the country. However, the scenic beauty of the region, situated at one corner of Sunderban is truly admirable. Frazergunj is also considered an ideal site for the avid bird...
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Gadiara, Howrah – 96 kms from Kolkata

Gadiara is a very nice weekend tourist spot, located in the meeting point of River Hooghly, River Damodar and River Rupnarayan. The rivers meet here to form a huge expanse of waterbody with towns like Haldia, Geonkhali and Nurpur on their banks. The twinkling lights of these towns viewed from here across the river in the evening is a great experience. If you are seeking to spend an idle weekend watching the boats passing by and the sun setting on the river, then Gadiara can be your choice. Here, you can enjoy fresh and really good Bengali food, river cruising, hotel with...
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Taki, Hasnabad – 80 kms from Kolka...

To escape from the humdrum of daily life, sneak out a weekend on the borders of India, on the banks of Ichamati River in the small town of Taki. In West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district, Taki is a municipality under the Basirhat subdivision. An extremely peaceful place to rest in a bagan bari near the banks of Ichhamati as well a nice place to go sightseeing, Taki is the place to be this weekend. BOOKING DETAILS OF TAKI   Places to see in Taki: You can enjoy the mid-river experience of meeting the countrymen of Bangladesh, on the Ichamati River, where tourists...
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Hazaribagh, Jharkhand – 340 kms from Kol...

The term Hazaribagh literally means a place admired with thousands gardens. The district is situated on the Chota Nagpur plateau of Jharkhand. You will be amazed by viewing the scenic natural beauty of the destination, nestled amidst lush green dense forest, enriched with exotic flora and fauna. BOOK YOUR TRIP TO HAZARIBAGH Places to see in Hazaribag: Popularly known as a health resort, Hazaribag is dotted with a number of tourist attractions. The Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary, nestled in the low hilly region is worth visiting. The site spans an area of over 184 sq. km....
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Lolegaon, Darjeeling – 123 kms fro...

Lolegaon or Loleygaon is a small resort town with a magnificent view of Mt. Kanchenjungha located in the district of Darjeeling West Bengal. It is one of the offbeat destinations for tourists to hill stations. Loleygaon is 12 kilometers from Lava, 123 kilometers from Siliguri and 54 kilometers from Kalimpong. It is as high as 5,500 ft from sea level. Surrounded by towering Cypress trees and undulating slopes Lolegaon is a place of ethereal beauty in the wilderness. That Nature is the best art of God is evident in every nook and corner of Loleygaon. It gives you a...
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Santiniketan, Birbhum – 212 kms fr...

The University town of Shantiniketan is recognized worldwide as a significant center for pursuing higher studies and being the home to the Nobel Laureate and National poet of India Rabindranath Tagore. Students from all over the world come here for further education in the Viswa Bharati University founded in 1921 by Rabindranath Tagore himself. Not only students, the place is also frequented by thousand of visitors who are attracted by the extensive campus ground, open-air classes and above all the scenic natural beauty of the destination. Serenity is the essence of...
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Mayapur-Nabadwip, Nadia – 132 kms ...

Are you tired of the humdrum of daily life? Even the adventurous holidays seem uninteresting to you? In that case, you must take a break and spend a weekend at Mayapur. The religious ambience and the serene natural beauty of the place will bring peace to your troubled mind. The basic calm aura of the place will fill you up with happiness. Mayapur is situated in an area somewhere in the middle of the rivers Hoogly and Jalangi and is one of the nine islands of the Mahaprabhu Chaitanyadham Nabadwip. BOOK YOUR TRIP TO MAYAPUR & NABADWIP Places to see at Mayapur and...
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Tarapith, Birbhum – 294 kms from K...

Tarapith is a renowned temple town of West Bengal located some 10 kilometers from Rampurhat in Birbhum district. It is famous for the temple of Goddess Tara who is believed to be an avatar of Sati in Hinduism. This Tantric Hindu temple belonging to the Shakta sect of Hinduism is set across the banks of Dwarka River. The village of Tarapith is beautifully surrounded by thriving greenery of lush forest and green paddy fields. There are many legends associated with the origin of this temple. It is also considered to be one of the famed Siddhapeeths of Bengal. BOOKING DETAILS...
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Bakkhali, Sunderban – 132 kms from...

Bakkhali has been a very popular place of attraction for a long time. Moreover, with the development of barge over the Hatania-Doania River, Bakkhali became all the more accessible. Bakkhali today is completely different from what it used to be some 10 years back. All this has become a reality with the development of transport and communication system. BOOK YOUR TRIP TO BAKKHALI Places to see at Bakkhali: Bakkhali offers quite a lot of attractions like the windmills of Frasergunj as well as the crocodile propagation centre at the place. The narrow path that enters into...
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Maithan, Bardhaman – 226 kms from ...

Maithan is an incredible tourist spot located in the converging point of river Damodar and Barakor, found in the boundary line of the two states of West Bengal and Jharkhand. Adorned with small hills and patches of jungle, the immense water body of Maithan covers an area of 66 sq km. The area is also dotted with a number of small islands. Boasting of an exotic natural beauty, it seems that Mother Nature was extra generous while beautifying this very location. BOOK YOUR TRIP TO MAITHAN Places to see at Maithan: This colossal water body belonging to the Damodar Valley...
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Murshidabad, West Bengal – 182 kms...

Murshidabad is one of the most prominent historical places of Bengal. It was the first capital of Bengal and is tied intricately to the history of Bengal since it was here that the infamous ‘Battle of Plassey’ took place, which changed the destiny of Bengal 200 years back. It served as an important platform for the rise of the Imperial British Power in 1857. Located along the banks of the beautiful River Bhagirati, Murshidabad was once a prosperous capital city of the famous Nawabs of Bengal who ruled this eastern region with great grandeur. Historically, it was a...
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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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Tinchuley, Darjeeling – 80 kms from Sili...

Tinchuley was a distant hamlet in the wilderness. It is one of the hidden treasures of Darjeeling region. Three ovens or chullas is the meaning of the word Tinchuley. It was an initiative of the inhabitants of Tinchuley to convert their rural village into self-sustained eco-urban village. The organizations like WWF (World Wildlife Federation) contributed to the development of floriculture projects, forest nursery, and by-compost and vermin-compost manure projects. There are numerous viewpoints in Tinchule like the Gumbadara View point, which gives extraordinary views of...
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Mandarmani, Digha – 140 kms from K...

Off late, in the map of West Bengal tourism, Mandarmani has emerged as a prominent weekend holiday destination, attracting tourists, who are seeking for an escape from the crowded cities. Serenity is the very essence of the beach of Mandarmani, offering ultimate seclusion that is very rare in other beaches around Kolkata. Moreover, the resorts of Mandermani are very well equipped to serve the guests and are decked with all modern amenities. The beach is clean and wide here and the sea is just idle for a dip. You can also visit nearby beach destinations like Tajpur, Digha,...
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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...