Romantic Getaways in Kolkata

The season of love is all about spending time with your loved one. So, do not sit back at home to “Netflix and chill”. Adventure is calling you, so get the best cocktail of love and a long weekend this valentine season. 

Spice up your love story with these amazing places to visit:

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1. Sunderbans

Lose yourself in the estuaries, mangrove forests and the Royal Bengal Tiger, fall in love with Mother nature once again. The Sunderbans are home to a wide range of flora and fauna and the possibilities of rediscovering romance are endless. Being one of the most eco-friendly places in India, the options available for accommodation are endless- ranging  from the luxury resorts to complete village set up out in the wild. If you get lucky, you might just see a Royal Bengal Tiger in all its beauty while surfing thorough the creeks and canals.

2. Bishnupur

This small town in the Bankura district is typically known for its terracotta temples and Baluchari saris. It is artistically rich and captures every art lovers’ soul. Apart from this, this quant town has laid down its foundation on rich history when it was set up by the Malla Kings in the 17th Century. This serves to be the face of rural Bengal as reflected by numerous historical writings. Find romance in the ancient temples of Pancha Ratna Temple, Jor Banglow temple, Radheshyam temple and the Madanmohan temple designed in the unique style of ektarana- having square flat roofs with carved cornices.

3. Digha

This is the most widely known weekend getaway suiting every mood. You can walk in arms with your loved one on the quaint beaches lined with casuarina trees and enjoy the fading beauty of the sunset. 10 kms away from the maddening crowd you can also find the quite Talsari beach.  The placid and rolling waves on the shore, is surely going to add to the charm of your romantic getaway in this season of love. Can things get more romantic this?

4. Kurseong

Best known for its Raj era boarding schools and tea estates- Kurseong is an offbeat alternative to Darjeeling.  If are looking to savor the natural beauty of virgin hill- Kurseong, is the best option for you to consider.  This popular getaway welcomes all its visitors with mystic waterfalls, flowers on the hill slopes and valleys and the gompas ,of course. Lose yourself to freshly steamed momos and the magical sunset over the Kanchenjungha and give your love a new poetry to recite.

5. Raichak

Raichak is a small quite town located off the banks of the Hooghly. It happens to be the most popular romantic getaways away from the city bustle of Kolkata. The postcard like picture of the river lined with lights can make your romance-o-meter this valentines’ day level up! This sleepy hamlet also has a number of British fort ruins on the bank that make great photo ops.

6. Duarsini

Home to the various tribal communities Munda, Santhal, Shabaradh, and Kheriya, this wild habitat remains free of city skylines and fastest running vehicles. You can spend time hiking in the tranquil hills or walk along the banks of Satgudam or simply just spend a night listening to tribal drum beats and songs. A valentine’s day getaway away from the city is surely going to help you make memories that is going to be cherish forever!

7. Bolpur

This small town is the home to Bengal’s  mystical Baul community who have always been a point of interest for all travelers. This getaway is nestled on the cradle of beautiful Nature Goddess and one of the main attractions of this place are the world famous Visva Bharati University, Shantiniketan and Sriniketan. If you are feeling colorful, make sure to visit  Shantiniketan during Poush Mela- when everything comes to life!

8. Junput 

Do you and your better half like abundant greenery and divine tranquility? If your answer is yes, Junput is the best getaway you can think of! All you need to do in Junput is to put your feet in the sand and relax. If you feel adventurous, you can also go exploring the Kapalkundala temple and the adjoin ruins in the beach. This beach has hardly been touched by clutter and cacophony of city life so make the most of it!

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