Roads to Bishnupur Bankura

Joypur And Bishnupur Bankura-The Journey Continues

After spending one night in the lap of nature at Jhilimili forest and an adventurous day in Mukutmonipur, our next destination was Joypur jungle & the famous terracotta temples of Bishnupur, Bankura. Joypur Forest The following day, i.e. on 17th December, we started for Joypur jungle. A sweet aroma punched me as we entered the magical forest area. No! Not the typical smell of the … Continue reading Joypur And Bishnupur Bankura-The Journey Continues

Mukutmanipur Bankura

Bon Voyage – Jhilimili Forest And Mukutmanipur Bankura

For a day’s trip or as a picnic spot, Mukutmanipur in Bankura is well known among Bengalis. But today, one of us, will share our experience of Bankura tourism, which includes more than the known holiday spots. Being a Bankri (someone from the Bankura district of West Bengal), Bankura as a holiday destination always sounded quirky to me. Moreover, my son and I prefer the … Continue reading Bon Voyage – Jhilimili Forest And Mukutmanipur Bankura

Burmaik-North Bengal Tourism

Burmaik – a rendezvous with tranquility in North Bengal Tourism

There are offbeat places offered by North Bengal Tourism where one can go to find some solace from the hurried life of the concrete jungles. You just simply need to explore such hidden treasures. Parna had been to one such place last year. She shares her experience here with us. In one of his books, Ruskin Bond says, “It is always the same with mountains. … Continue reading Burmaik – a rendezvous with tranquility in North Bengal Tourism

DOOARS: The ultimate getaway to the wonderland of the North Bengal Tourism

Who wouldn’t want to take a break from the everyday turmoil of city life? The Dooars, a popular destination of North Bengal Tourism can be the perfect choice with its beautiful and eye-catching landscapes of lush green stretches of tea gardens, pleasant weather, vast deciduous forests along a wonderful view of the Himalayas. In this article, we would be providing you with the details of … Continue reading DOOARS: The ultimate getaway to the wonderland of the North Bengal Tourism

Ayodhya Pahar Purulia

Let’s travel to the unknown lands of Purulia Ayodhya Pahar

Purulia’s Ayodhya Pahar is a familiar picnic spot during winter. And during March, dressed in Palash, the entire landscape becomes a nature lover’s treat.  With the nearby picturesque places providing tranquil surroundings to drained city dwellers, like us, it’s a perfect weekend destination from Kolkata. There’s Baghmundi, Muruguma, Gorgaburu Hills, etc., waiting in serenity to take off the stress from you. There was a time … Continue reading Let’s travel to the unknown lands of Purulia Ayodhya Pahar

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Destination Purulia_ Trip To Baranti

As a part of the Chotanagpur plateau, Purulia, naturally gifted with picturesque landscape, is the realm of some of the perfect holiday spots like Baranti, Garhpanchakot, and Joychandi Pahar. And it’s also the birthplace of some of the best Indian Art forms. Everything you can think about in a tranquil place is found in Purulia – the verdant hills, elusive tribal folk culture, captivating village … Continue reading Destination Purulia_ Trip To Baranti

Hilley, the Haven of Rhododendrons

Early in the morning, as we were about to start the drive for Hilley from Rinchenpong, a hamlet in Sikkim, the rains started. As the mountain slopes slowly changed their attires to participate in the rain dance, I was overwhelmed with joy. Our cab driver steered forward. His vehicle swished ahead through the mists and the clouds swimming close to the vehicle glasses. It seemed … Continue reading Hilley, the Haven of Rhododendrons

Rustic Rinchenpong

Through this lucid travelogue, Parna shares her first-hand experience in Rinchenpong. Read on to know what to see, where to visit and whom to contact for your booking. I tend to seek refuge in the Himalayas. The lofty ranges, the green trees, the valleys and the moors of the Himalayas help me to rediscover myself again and again. Running away to the mighty mountains gives … Continue reading Rustic Rinchenpong

Gangasagar Mela

Gangasagar Mela – The Makarsankranti Fair that connects all alike

A famous saying about the Gangasagar Mela goes – Shob tirtho bar bar, Ganga Sagar ek baar – which means a pilgrimage to the Gangasagar Mela is equivalent to the pilgrimages to the other religious sites .  Pilgrims believe if you take a dip in this auspicious river of Ganga at Sagar Island (Sagar Dweep), your soul will be freed of all sins and you … Continue reading Gangasagar Mela – The Makarsankranti Fair that connects all alike

A weekend destination near Kolkata – Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary, Odisha (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1 Jungle Safari on a moonlit night On the third day of our stay at Chhotkei Nature Camp, we decided to go for a Jungle Safari, exploring more of the Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary. Personally, I, being the laziest of the entire group, was not quite interested in the night safari in the Satkosia jungle as I wanted to soak in more of … Continue reading A weekend destination near Kolkata – Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary, Odisha (Part 2)