Weekend Tour Packages From Kolkata
Weekend Destinations Near Kolkata
Taki is a Municipal town and historical place under Hasnabad police station of Basirhat subdivision in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is an extremely peaceful place to rest near the banks of Ichamati River (also spelt Ichhamati) as well a nice place to go sightseeing. Taki is the place which should be in your bucket list as a weekend destinations it is around 80 Kms from Kolkata.
Here you can enjoy the mid-river meeting experience with the countrymen of Bangladesh and get a close view of the country. Take a visit of the ruins of Zamindar houses, Ramkrishna Missions, Kuleshwari Kali Temple, 300 years old Jora Shib Mandir, Golpatar jungle and General Shankar Roychowdhury's “adi bari”(Original Home).
Taki tour itinerary
Day1. Board a Local train in the Morning from Sealdah Station or any other Railway Station and get down at Taki Road Station. Board a Local train in the Morning from Sealdah Station or any other Railway Station and get down at Taki Road Station and transferred to Guest House as per your itinerary and get refreshed. Later you can visit the nearby tourist attractions.
Day2. After Breakfast you can take a boat ride to the Machranga Island in your own cost. Then after check out at 11 am in the morning start your return journey towards Kolkata by train.
** We also arrange car for you if you ask for it from Kolkata to Kolkata.
Bishnupur - the land of terracotta temples is a small town in West Bengal. It is famous as a weekend destinations among tourist especially for its rich culture, architecture, and handicraft. You can witness classical music, paintings in Baluchari sari. Temples like Jorbangla temple, Rasmancha temple, Shyamrai Temple are famous in histories and architectural marvels.
Bishnupur tour itinerary
Day 1- Arrival at Bishnupur and transferred to hotel. After lunch start with famous Jorbangla Temple. After visiting you may move towards the Old Fort which is near the temple. Later continue your journey towards Shyam Rai temple and get the blessings.
Day 2- Early morning visit to Radha Govinda temple and get the blessings of Radha and Krishna. Then go to Madan Mohan temple. Then it's time to explore Rasmancha. After that, head towards Dalmadal. Hiring a guide is a good idea to know more about the history of the canon and other places of Bishnupur.
Falta is a weekend destination on the banks of Hooghly River. It is just 51 kms drive from Kolkata on the banks of Hooghly River.
The town has grown along the banks of River Hooghly. There are many parks alongside the river bank to enjoy your long evening walks along the river banks. The Bose Bigyan Mandir, a farmhouse of Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose is one of the favourites of weekenders. You can spend your evenings taking long walks along the coast of River Hooghly, take a boat ride on Ganges or arrange a picnic in any spot along the river bank.
Best Time to Visit:
Falta can be visited any time throughout the year, but the in months of October to February, the weather stays pleasant. In monsoon, walking alongside of the river can cause a bit of a trouble, so it should be avoided during that time.
Diamond Harbour, Raichak, Gadiara and Geonkhali are popular nearby destinations you can also visit. The riverside town of Nurpur is just 30 mins drive from Falta. The historic town of Tamluk and Haldia town on the bank of River Rupnarayan are also not far away.
Garchumuk is located near Uluberia at the confluence of River Hooghly and River Damodar. Resorts or Villas are offering a spectacular view of the Ganges to make it an ideal Weekend destination near Kolkata. It is within 65 – 75 km from different parts of Kolkata by road and takes around 2 hours to reach via NH – 6.
Things to do - Village walk, boat ride, sunset, barbeque.
Mousuni Island is located at the lower part of West Bengal where land is slowly crawling into the sea.
How to Reach Mousuni Island from Kolkata?
Take a local train to Namkhana from Sealdah Railway station.
From Namkhana Railway Station, take a motorized van / Toto to reach the Jetty.
From the Jetty cross the Hatania – Doania River by local ferry.
From there you may walk to Bakkhali bound Bus Stand