Searching For Picnic Spots Near Kolkata? Your Search Ends Here
“Winter is here! Dad lets go picnic!”, this seems to a common request we make. Kolkata has so many such picnic destinations waiting for you to visit. Let us browse through some of the best picnic spots near Kolkata(under 100km).
Mukutmanipur is close to Kolkata and provides one of the most beautiful panoramic views of Kangsabati and Kumari rivers. The Kangsabati dam is a must to go place and so are the Parasnath Hills. There are other attractions in the vicinity including the Deer Park and Ambikanagar. Hotel accommodations provide ease of stay at the place.
Located approximately 160km from the city, Santiniketan is known for its history with the legendary poet Rabindranath Tagore. He had established Patha Bhavna, a school of his own ideals, gaining knowledge in the arms of Mother Nature. Visiting this place makes one realise how fruitless materialistic education is, and how much we can learn from mother nature.
Known for the Rajbari, this place is much more than just that. Bawali is quite well known as a famous picnic spot not more than 40Km away from the city. A walk through nature in the fresh air of Bawali is enough to get you through all your stress and ease off any burden. With different farmhouses available one can easily spend a weekend at this scenic place.
It is a pleasure to the eyes to see the slow-paced river find its destination in the sea; Diamond harbour provides the pleasure to watch it with ease. With many river facing hotels as well as the ample seating arrangements available, it is quite convenient to get a close up view of the river. With activities like Fishing and Boat ride, it can be a good picnic spot, especially during winter.
Located almost 100Km from the city of joy, this place resides in the arms of nature. Away from the loud noise of the city, nonstop honking of traffic and the city’s rush this place takes brings the soothing chirps of birds and calmness of nature with occasional roar of the sea. This island is surrounded on one side by Bangladesh and India on the other. If you love watching birds, this is just the perfect place for you.