Bishram Baganbari

Bisram Bagan Bari is a lovely picnic spot near Taki in West Bengal. It is situated at a 2 minutes walking distance from Ichamati River. Bangladesh, India's neighbouring country, lies on the opposite bank of this river. Embraced by soothing natural surroundings, Bishram Baganbari is one of the best picnic spots of Taki. Located a little away from the main tourist spot of Taki, the farmhouse houses a beautiful pond, an open lawn for kids to play, a temple and a small art gallery. You can hire a van rickshaw or a toto and visit the Mini Sunderban, Eco Tourism Park, Rajbari and Pratip Saikat. Several temples namely Nandalal Jiu Temple, Jora Shiv Mandir and Kuleshwari Kali Bari are also worth a visit. One can even go for a boat ride in the waters of the Ichamati River.

Important Information

Each day only one group is allowed to picnic here.
A group may consist of maximum 150 persons.
Picnic Charges: Rs. 7250/-
Booking for picnic purpose includes access to 1 AC room, 1 Non AC room, dining room, baithak khana, kitchen and 2 cottages.
Washrooms are available.
Catering service is available.
For additional details and booking call 9007012271 or 9007012275.

How to Reach

You can reach Taki Road from Sealdah by Hasnabad Local. Van rickshaws and totos (e-rickshaw) are available from Taki Road station to reach Bisram Baganbari near Saidpur BSF Camp.

Indira Ghat Park

Indira Ghat Park is a fantastic picnic spot located near Budge Budge in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal. Developed and maintained by the Pujali Municipality, the park is situated on the bank of Hooghly River. There is a large lawn along with ample sitting arrangements on the riverside. Be mesmerized as you treat your eyes with the soothing scenery of the river while listening to the melodious singing of birds. Notable attractions include an aviary and an aquarium apart from slips, swings and other fun attractions that children will fall in love with. There is a playground beside Indira Park.

Important Information

There are 8 picnic spots inside the park.
Picnic Charges: Rs. 1500/- (Spot 1), Rs. 800/- (Spots 2 to 7), Rs. 2000/- (Spot 8)
Cooking utensils are available on rent.
Catering available on request.
For additional details and booking call (033) 24822267.

How to Reach

Local trains are running from Sealdah (South) station to Budge Budge. Auto rickshaws are available from Budge Budge station to reach Pujali Chhoto Bottala. A little walk from there will take you to Indira Ghat Park. If you plan to go by car, drive to Batanagar Charial More from Kolkata via Taratala and Budge Budge Trunk Road. CESC Budge Budge Thermal Power Station is about 1.5 km from Charial More. Choto Bottala lies very close to CESC Budge Budge Unit.

Ullas Picnic Spot

Ullas Picnic Spot is an awesome picnic spot located 3 km from Bandel Railway Station in Hooghly district of West Bengal. The picnic spot sprawls over more than 3 bighas of land and is perfect for a day’s outing. Beautifully placed in a lush green environment amidst mango and litchi orchards, the place offers a good doze of nature for the city dwellers. To make sure that children do not get bored, there are arrangements for various fun-filled activities that will keep the kids engaged for hours. A separate playground area is also there.

Important Information

Ullas Picnic Garden remains open from 7am to 5pm.
There are total 6 spots inside the garden.
Picnic Charges: Rs. 3500/- (Spots 1, 2 & 3), Rs. 2500/- (Spots 4 & 5), Rs. 1500/- (Spot 6)
Spots 1, 2 & 3 can accommodate upto 60 persons in a group.
Spots 4 & 5 can accommodate upto 40 persons in a group.
Spot 6 can accommodate upto 25 persons in a group.
Each spot includes one cottage, kitchen shed and ample sitting arrangements.
You can also book the full picnic garden which consists of 6 cottages, 6 kitchen sheds and a community hall.
Charges for booking full picnic garden: Rs. 16000/-
Drinking water, toilet and car parking facilities are available.
For additional details and booking call 9831388326 or 8017252767.

How to Reach

Local trains are running from Howrah to Bandel. Ullas Picnic Garden is 3 km from Bandel station. Auto rickshaws and totos are available from Bandel station to reach Ullas Picnic Spot. If you plan to go by car, you can come via BT Road/Dunlop/Dakshineswar and then take the Delhi Road. From Rajhat More in Bandel, you have to take right turn towards Bandel Station Road. Ullas Picnic Garden is a 1-minute drive from Rajhat More. The picnic spot will be on the left side of the road.

Chayakuthi

Chayakuthi Picnic Spot is a lovely picnic spot located in Akra Santoshpur at a close proximity to Kolkata. The place is situated in a serene environment on the bank of Hooghly River. Inside the spot, there is a large lawn and a two storey bungalow. The bungalow consists of 2 AC and 3 Non-AC rooms. The whole area is secured with a boundary wall which makes it safe for children to play games, roam around and enjoy. A 2-minutes walk from Chayakuthi will take you to a beautiful park standing on the river bank. The park is well laden with trees, flowers and shrubs along with slips, swings and other children's attractions.

Important Information

Each day only one group is allowed to picnic here.
A group can consist of maximum 80 persons.
Picnic Charges: Rs. 7000/-
This fee also includes access to 1 Non-AC room, 1 dining room and 2 washrooms.
Catering service is available. There is a restaurant too.
For additional details and booking call 9836251111 or 9836944426.

How to Reach

You can board Budge Budge Local from Sealdah (South) station and disembark at Akra. You can book an auto rickshaw from Akra station to reach Chayakuthi. Rickshaws are also available from Akra station to reach Chayakuthi Picnic Spot. Chayakuthi can also be reached by car from Kolkata.

Santoshnagar Eco Park

Santoshnagar Eco Park is an offbeat picnic spot near Amta in Howrah district of West Bengal. The park is located at the confluence of Damodar River and Madaria Canal. If you are willing to spend some time in a peaceful, charming environment surrounded by bounties of nature, then Santosh Nagar Eco Park is right for you. Many flowering plants and shrubs enhance the beauty of place. Those who are keen on bird watching will find the place quite interesting as one can spot several species of birds here. The park provides ample opportunities to rejuvenate and have fun. Listen to the melodious chirping of birds, feel the cool wind caress your face and enjoy the view of the Damodar River. A children's playground with swings, slips and other rides is a special attraction for kids.


Important Information

Sheds are available for picnic purpose.
Rest rooms and toilets are also available.
For additional details call 9732881583.



How to Reach

Buses are available from Esplanade and Howrah to reach Amta. Local trains are also running from Howrah to Amta. Santoshnagar Eco Park is situated very close to Amta.


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