Simlipal Tiger Reserve, Mayurbhanj – 240 kms from Kolkata

Located at an average altitude of around 2880 feet above sea level and spread over 2750 sq. km. the Simlipal National Park is a tiger reserve in the Mayurbhanj district. It has been enlisted as a part of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves since 2009. The...

Chandaka Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary – 20 kms. from Bhubaneswar

Just 20 kms. from the capital city of Bhubaneshwar perched on the North-Eastern Ghats of India is the Chandaka – Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary spread over 193.39 sq. kms. Here, you can enjoy Open Vehicle Jungle Safari to spot wild animals like Elephants, Chital,...

Kharibil, Digha – 235 kms. from Kolkata

Just 15 kms from the tourist hub of Digha is the serene village of Kharibil in Balasore District of Odisha. Here, the majestic Subarnarekha River meets the sea and creates a mangrove forest covering 563 Ha along the coast of Bay of Bengal. This marine eco-system...

Baradih Village, Jhargram – 213 kms from Kolkata

Baradih Village is not just any upcoming weekend destination near Kolkata. Here, River Kansabati merges from the distant hills cloaked in deep lush forests and meanders past you while you wait in the balcony of your cottage to catch a glimpse of the setting sun over...

Burraghutu, Bankura – 220 kms from Kolkata

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...

Joychandi Pahar, Purulia – 263 kms from Kolkata

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...

Shankarda, Jharkhand – 15 kms from Tatanagar

There are few places on earth where you get a chance to find yourself – Shankarda is one of them. A four-hour journey from Kolkata to Tatanagar and another 15 kms on the dark snaking roads through tribal villages and paddy fields will take you to this little...

Baharampur, Murshidabad – 200 kms from Kolkata

Sited on the eastern side of the Bhagirathi River, approximately 201 kms north of Kolkata is the city of Baharampur. The etymology of the place is derived from the word ‘Brahmapur’, as it was once predominantly occupied by Brahmin families. The administrative...

McCluskieganj, Jharkhand – 92 kms from Ranchi

Bada Sahib, Memsaab, bungalows, pastries, village churches and memories of everything that brings back the days of the British Raaj can still be traced in McCluskieganj – lovingly called “Chota England” in the past. The little snaking Dugadugi...

Geonkhali, East Medinipur – 130 kms from Kolkata

If you want to spend an idle weekend on a riverside watching the boats pass before you, people waiting for hours to catch the ferry and mesmerizing sunsets over Rupnarayan then drop at Geonkhali, where time slows down a bit. Located almost 130 km from Kolkata,...

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