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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Best short weekend trip holiday destination in West Bengal


City lifestyle making people a machine. Everyday people wake up in the morning take breakfast. Ready for office and after work comes to home and take dinner. We a Sunday every week but this is not enough for us. Only natures can relief from this pain. Bengali people are always thirsty for excursion.  You will be astonished to know that in Orissa almost 70 percent tourists are from West Bengal. Most people do not prefer to take long travel frequently. So they prefer short trip. This saves their job and money too. Here in this post I have mentioned some of popular short week end trip holiday destination which will definitely refresh your mind and body.


1 Digha:

Bengali’s all time favourite week end short trip holiday destination. Most people ask why Digha is all time favourite to bengali people. (1) Bengali people love water (2) They feel pride that its inn their state (3) 2-3 day trip is enough to refresh anyone (4) puts very small burden on pocket.
Kolkata to Digha journey approx cost:
Train journey cost: Rs 100/person
Bus Journey cost: Rs 140/person

Nearest visiting places in Digha:

1 Digha sea beach
2 Marine aquariums
3 Amarabati park
4 Udaypur sea beach
5 Sankarpur mohana
6 Chandaneswar Shiv Temple

2 Darjeeling

It will be hard to find a single person who does not like to visit mountain. Especially the young people who loves trekking is a must go destination. If you are really looking for short weekend trip holiday destination then this is a must go destination for you.

Nearest visiting places in Darjeeling:

1 Toy train
2 Neora National Park
3 Tiger hill
4 Tea garden
5 Kanchenjunga
6 Sandakphu
7 Peace Pagoda
8 Everest museum

3 Bakura

Bankura a populary known as “Lal matir desh”. The district is situates at most western part of state West Bengal. Bankura distric is a historic place. It is full of cultural heritage. The Malla kingdom ruled in seventeenth century. It is now a aventurous destination for young people as here you can enjoy hiking and treking. Here are some popular places which will definitely bring smile on your face.

Nearest visiting places in Bankura:

1 Susunia Hill
2 Mukutmonipur Dam
3 Biharinath Hill
4 Krishna-Balaram temple
5 Howrah to Bankura distance: 232 Km
6 Train ticket fare: ~Rs 50/-

4 Siliguri

Siliguri district situated in northern part of West Bengal. It is mostly famous for it’s natural view. From siliguri Mount Kanchanjangha is clearly visible. In summer seson average temparature is approximately 25 degree celcius. Thick forest in foot hils is also a graet quality of Siliguri. Siliguri is also short weekend trip holiday destination which Bengali people enjoy. Tea garden is another famous spot to visit. I mentioned some places which you can visit.

Nearest visiting places in Siliguri:

1 Jaldatpara wildlife sanctuary
2 Iskon Temple
3 Savin Kingdom
4 Kalimandin
5 Chilapata Forest
6 Kanchenjunga stadium
7 Bengal safari
8 Sulugara monastery
9 Sevoke Bridge
10 Mahananda wildlife sanctuary

5 Murshidabad

Do you know the capital of Bengal during Mughal dynasty? It is not Calcutta. It was Murshidabad. The place was named by Murshid Quli Khan. The place is full of history. Murshidabad is mainly famous for Hazarduari but other famous spots are also there which are listed below. This is a very good place for short tour. Distance from kolkata is approx 200 kilometers.

Nearest visiting places in Murshidabad:

1 Hazarduari Palace
2 Nizamat Imambara
3 Katra Maszid
4 Kathgola Bagan Bari
5 Motijheel Park
6 Tripolia Gate
7 Nashipur Rajbari
8 Train fare from sealdah: ~Rs 45/-
9 Train from Sealdah: Lalgola passenger, Hazarduari express

5 Birbhum:

Birbhum is known as “the land of red soid (Lal matir desh)”.Many history is lying with this land. As most of the people depend on agriculture for living, the place is almost every season greenary.Every year many visitors come to Birbhum to be a part of famous Poush Mela. The land of red soil is also popular for one thing that is very famous internationally. You probably guessed right. It is non other than famous Santiniketan. The great Poet guru Rabindranath Tagore founded Santiniketan. Other famous places to visit are given below.

Nearest visiting places in Birbhum:

1 R.N Tagor’s Santiniketan
2 Nandikeswari Mandir
3 Dubrajpur
4 Ballavpur wildlife sanctuary




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