Five Best Weekend Getaways from Kolkata

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Five Best Weekend Getaways From Kolkata – Weekend getaways is what majority of people look for to get some relief from the hectic work-life and stress from the daily grind. Kolkata has some beautiful places around the city where people can enjoy a great weekend.


five best weekend getaways from Kolkata


Here are five best weekend getaways from Kolkata:


1. Bakkhali



  • 138 km off Kolkata, Bakkhali is the beach destination located on the south-western tip of the mystical Sunderbans.


  • Best suited for a two day weekend getaway, Bakkhali is a 4-5 hours long drive from Kolkata.


  • Some of the worth visiting places in Bakkhali are Henry’s Island, JambuDwip, Bakkhali Sea beach, Sagar Island and Fraserganj.


2. Tajpur


  • 170 km south-west of Kolkata,Tajpur is again a beach destination that is yet untouched by the commercialization and is the most recent entrant in the tourist destinations of West Bengal.


  • You can enjoy several water activities like paragliding and other beach sports and also pay a visit to nearby beaches such as Junput, Mandarmani and Shankarpur.


3. Kurseong


  • Located 587 km away from Kolkata, Kurseong lies up the hills and is spread along a forested ridge which can be reached by road or by train.


  • It’s a night long journey from Kolkata to Kurseong.


  • Some of the worth-visiting places that you can explore includes Eagle’s Crag, Makaibari Tea estate, Deer Park, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum, Castleton Tea Estate and Ambotia Shiva Mandir.


4. Rinchenpong


  • 675 km away from Kolkata, Rinchenpong is yet another fascinating weekend getaway destination that is located in Sikkim.


  • You can take an overnight bus or train from Kolkata to Siliguri and then a cab from Siliguri to Rinchenpong.


  • You can indulge in activities like nature walk, trekking and sightseeing here.


  • Some worth-visiting places in Rinchenpong are Barsey Rhododendron sanctuary,Reesum Monastery, Temi Tea Garden, Van Jhakhri waterfalls among others.


5. Kalimpong


  • Located 625 km from Kolkata, Kalimpong can be reached via Siliguri from where it is 40 km away.


  • Situated at an altitude of 1250 meters, Kalimpong is a beautiful town set against the backdrop of mighty Kanchenjunga offering a relaxed getaway.


  • Some worth-visiting places in Kalimpong are Deolo Hills, Durpin Dara hill, Cactus nursery, Galingka, Teesta river rafting, Morgan House and many more.

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