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List of best weekend getaways from Kolkata

Last updated on Mar 12, 2021, 06:14 pm

Summers are here and it is getting hotter by the day. The upcoming elections are making the environment even more stressful. It is time to rejuvenate your mind and body and for that, there is nothing better than a relaxing weekend.

Kolkata, one of the bustling eastern cities, is cuddled with tourist places that aim to offer a variety of spots to reset your mind, from everyday mundane work. You can reach these spots through any means that is convenient for you. Here is the list of best weekend getaways near Kolkata.

Place

Distance

Things to do/Places to visit

Digha, West Bengal


181 km

· Marine Station/Aquarium of Zoological Survey of India

· New Digha Beach

· Udaipur Beach

· Shankarpur Beach

· Talsari Beach

· Amarabati Park

· Temple at Chandaneswar

· Old Digha Beach

· Chandpur Beach


Sundarbans


130 km

· Marichjhanpi

· Ghoramara Island

· New Moore Island


Mayapur

115 km

· ISKCON Chandrodaya Temple

· Yoga Peeth

· Sri Chaitanya Math

· Chand Kazi’s Samadhi

· Sri Devananda Gaudiya Math



Santiniketan

163 km

· Tagore’s ashrama

· Poush Mela

· Amar Kutir

· Rabindra Bhaban Museum

· Chattimtala

· Khoai Mela

· Prayer Hall- Upasna Ghar

· Kala Bhavan

· Deer Park, Santiniketan

· Kankalitala

· Uttrayan Complex

· China Bhavan

· Sangeet Bhavan


Mandarmani Beach

175 km

· Boating

· Swimming


Jamshedpur

287 km

· Dimna Lake

· Jubilee Park

· Tata Steel Zoological Park

· Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary

· Hudco Lake

· Russi Modi Centre for Excellence

· Bhatia Park

· Rivers Meet

· Bhuvaneshwari Temple

· JRD TATA Sports Complex

· Jayanti Sarovar

· Amadubi Rural Tourism Center

· Sir Dorabji Tata Park

· Golpahari Temple

· Keenan Stadium

· P&M Hi-Tech City Center Mall

· Rankini Mandir

· Tribal Culture Center

· Jubilee Lake

· Sakchi Masjid

· St. Mary’s Church


Konark

502 km

· Sun Temple

· Chandrabhaga Beach

· ASI Museum

· Astaranga Beach

· Konark Dance Festival


Purulia

289 km

· Baranti Reservoir or Murardi Lake

· Ajodhya

· Rakab Forest

· Doldanga

· Gajaburu Hills

· Surulia

· Garpanchkot


Puri

503 km

· Sri Jagannath Puri Temple

· Puri Beach

· Markandeswara Temple

· Narendra Tank

· Sudarshan Crafts Museum

· Pipili

· Sakshi Gopal Temple

· Chilika Temple

· Raghurajpur Artist Village

· Astaranga Beach

· Jagannath Rath Yatra

· Lakshmi Temple

· Swargadwar Beach

· Vimala Temple

· Gundicha Temple

· Lokanath Temple

· Ganesh Temple

· Alarnath Temple

· Baliharachandi Beach

· Daya River

· Baleshwar Beach

· Sonar Gouranga Mandir

· Balighai Beach

· Mausima Temple

· Golden Beach

· Blue Splash Water Park

· Pratyush Ocean World

· Nalbana Bird Sanctuary


Cuttack

427 km

· Bhitarkanika National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary

· Barabati Fort

· Stone Revetment

· Dhabaleshwar

· Paradeep Beach


Navadvipa, West Bengal


136 km

· Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math

· ISKCON Temple, Nabadwip

· Radha Rani Temple

· Shri Devananda Gaudiya Math

· Sri Mahaprabhu Temple

· Shiv Mandir

· Purbasthali Bird Sanctuary

· Puspa Samadhi Mandir


Haldia, West Bengal

124 km

· Mahishadal Rajbari and Goplajew Temple

· Marine Drive

· Sataku

· Haldia Dock and Port

· Tamluk Rajbari

· Muktidham Temple

· Balughata Riverside Sunset Point

· Administrative Office of Haldia Department Authority

· Maynagarh

· Matangini’s Statue

· Ramjew Temple

Dhauli, Orissa


458 km

· Dhauli Shanti Stupa

· Ashoka Rock Edicts

· Dhabaleshwar and Bahirangeswar Temple


Dharan

622 km

· Buddha Subba Temple

· Namaste Falls

· Pindeshwor Temple

· Namche Bazar

· Dhantakali Temple

· Dharan Clock Tower

· Bijaypur

· Pathivara Temple


Bakkhali, West Bengal


125 km

· Bakkhali Beach

· Henry’s Island

· Jambu Dweep

· Fraserganj Wind Park

· Bishhalakshmi Temple

· Crocodile Breeding Center


Talasari Beach, Odisha


191 Km


· Boating

Chandannagar, West Bengal

45 km

· Chandan Nagar Museum

· The Patal Bari

· The Chandan Nagar Strand

· KMDA Park

· Nandadula Temple

· Sacred Heart Church


Bardhaman, West Bengal


102 km

· Shiv Mandir

· Christ Church

· Gopal Bagh

· Rajbati

· Krishnasayar Park and Lake

· The Deer Park

· Kankeleshwari Kalibari

· Meghna Saha Planetarium

· Sarbamangala Temple

· Science Center, Bardhaman

· Tomb of Sher Afghan

· Damoder Riverside

· Curzon Gate

· Kalyaneshwari Temple



Bishnupur, West Bengal


137 km

· Rasmancha

· Lalji Temple

· Susunai Hill

· Jorebangla Temple

· Mukutmonipur

· Madan Mohan Temple

· Biharinath Hill

· Radha Shyam Temple

· Joyrambati

· Jhilimili

· Hadal-Narayanpur

· Bishnupur Mela


Shankarpur, West Bengal

175 km

· Mandarmani Beach

· Shankarpur Beach


Ganga Sagar (Sagardwip), West Bengal


137 km

· The Sagar Beach

· Ganga Sagar Mela

· Kamil Muni Temple

· The Sagar Lighthouse

· Bharat Seva Onkarnath Temple


Jayrambati

103 km

· Sri Maitri Mandir


Bakreswar

216 km

· Sightseeing

Ghatshila

245 km

· Sightseeing

· Boating

Sonajhuri Forest

164 km

· Sightseeing

Jhargram

175 km

· Bhuang tribat dance

· Chang tribal dance

· Jhargram Royal Palace

· Kendua

· Chilkigarh Fort


Barrackpore

31 km

· Bartholomew Church

· Gandhi Museum

· Jawahar Kunj Garden


Kamarpukur

96 km


· Mukundapur Temple

· Jairambati Temple

· Yogi Shiva Temple

· Gopeshwar Temple

· Talpukur Tank

· Banks of the Damodar River

· Deer Park

· Ramakrishna Math


Deulti

90 km

· Temples of Madangopal and Radha

· Kolaghat

· Garchumuk

· Gadiara


Machranga Dwip (Kingfisher Island)


90 km

· Taki

· Hasnabad


Falta

52 km

· Falta Jetty

· Diamond Harbor

· Raichak,

· Gadiara Geonkhali

· Tamluk

· Haldia


Piyali Island


69 km


· Sundarbans National Park

· Piyali Dam

· Fishermen’s village


Chilika Lake


508 km

· Sightseeing

· Lake view

Hirakud Dam


682 km


· Gandhi Minaret

· Nehru Minaret


Gorumara National Park


613 km

· Asiatic one-horned rhino

· Great Indian Hornbill

· Royal Bengal Tigers


Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary


632 km

· Kanchanjungha Peak


Simlipal National Park

257 km

· Largest Wildlife Sanctuary in India

· Baripada


Henry’s Island


126.9 km


· Sundari Tourist Complex

· Henry’s beach


Tajpur


177 km

· Tajpur beach

· Mandarmani Beach


Mandarmani


178km


· Mandarmani Beach


Tarapith, West Bengal


223 km

· Bamakhepa Temple

· Tarapith Temple

· Mahasmashana


Pawapuri


474 kms


· Jain Temples


Hajipur

557 km


· Sightseeing

Murshidabad

217 km


· Hazarduri Palace

· Nizamat Imambara

· Footi Masjid

· Madina

· Katra Mosque

· Wasif Manzil

· Nasirpur Palace

· Shopping for Murshidabad Silk sarees


Ranchi


415 km


· Ranchi Hill

· Tagore Hill

· Hundru Falls

· Kanke Dam

· Hatia Museum

· Tribal Research Institute and Museum


Bhubneshwar

450 km

· Lingaraj Temple

· Parasurameswara Temple

· Dhauli Shanti Stupa

· Raja Rani Temple


Kurseong

588.8 km

· Eagle’s Crag Vantage points

· Dow Hill

· Makaibari Tea Plantations

· Ambootia Tea Plantations

· Forest Museum

· Darjeeling Hill Railway Museum


Darjeeling

633 km

· Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

· Tiger Hill

· Batasia Loop

· Sandakphu Trek

· Darjeeling Rangit Valley Ropeway

· Rimbik

· Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

· Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

· Peace Pagoda

· Ghum Monastery

· Rock Garden

· Nightingale Park

· Singalila National Park

· St. Andrew’s Church

· Happy Valley Tea Estate

· Observatory Hill

· Bengal Natural History Museum

· Mahakal Mandir

· Tenzng Rock

· Dooars

· Bhutia Busty Monastery

· Dali Monastery

· Neora Valley National Park

· Chowrasta

· Tinchuley

· Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center


Siliguri

575 km


· Salugara Monastery

· ISKCON Temple

· Mahananda Weir Wildlife Sanctuary

· The Science City

· Dudhia

· Sevoke Kali Mandir

· Coronation Bridge

· Madhuban Park

· Savin Kingdom

· Hong Kong Market

· Chilapata Forest

· Kanchenjunga Stadium

· Lokenath Temple

· Dreamland Amusement Park

· Sed-Gyued Monastery

· Tea Garden

· Suryasen Park

· Bengal Safari

· Vega Circle Mall