Whenever a long weekend knocks on the door, getaway plans begin to build. Whether with friends, family or a solo trip, a breather from everyday life is a must.
Moreover, after a scorching two month period, most places in India are blessed with monsoon clouds and traveling during this period seems just right to many. If you’re a Kolkata resident, we’ve put together a list of places you can zoom to to escape the bustling city life.
Not more than 90 kilometers away from Kolkata is this beautiful village which shares its borders with the banks of the Hana River. You can plan a day’s pit stop and go to other destinations, or give the place a few more days. It offers a lively and tasty seafood menu that includes fish, shrimp and crabs.
We recommend that you keep your cameras for this place nearby as you will be using them often. The place offers you a beach and some of the best sunsets you can ever see. Another interesting thing to experience here are the shallow ponds called Bheris. These ponds, about 29 of them, are known for their abundant fish quality. The place is just 126 kilometers away from Kolkata.
Located in Odisha, Puri is mainly famous for two things: the Jagannath Temple and the golden beach. A perfect fusion of religion and tourism, Puri enjoys the title of a place with one of the cleanest beaches in the country.
Also known as the Lands of White Orchids, Kurseong is a hill station that, apart from beautiful scenery, also has some beautiful Victorian pieces of architecture. The sunrise in Kurseong is considered by many to be breathtaking.
Jaldapara fosters the raw wilderness in its lap and is surrounded by the flora and fauna that will no doubt enchant you. The Jaldapara National Park will be the highlight of your trip. The grasslands here make it one of the most unforgettable treks.
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