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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Eco Fresh Air Park

Located in Tihuria near Sonarpur, the Eco Fresh Air Park is an excellent picnic destination surrounded by refreshing natural views and a tranquil atmosphere. Sprawling over an area of 3 bighas, the park offers a treat to the eyes with its beautiful landscaped gardens filled with colourful seasonal flowers. Leave behind the maddening city buzz as you head off to a nature lover's paradise embraced with verdant greenery. The park is centred around a large lake. There is an island in the middle of the lake which houses a Buddhist Pagoda style temple. Boating facility is also available.

Important Information

Eco Fresh Air Park is suitable for corporate parties, family gatherings and friendly picnics.
There are two rooms where the guests can take rest.
Toilets and washrooms are also available.
For additional details and booking call 9830611286 or 9830300646.

How to Reach

You can catch a local train from Sealdah (South) to reach Sonarpur. From Sonarpur Railway Station, you can take an auto rickshaw to reach Eco Fresh Air Park. The park is 4 km from Sonarpur station. Alternatively, you can reach Eco Fresh Air Park by car from Kolkata via Ruby Hospital, Anandapur, Uchhepota and Kheyadah.

Tapan Halder and Gopal Purkait's Baganbari

Tapan Halder and Gopal Purkait’s Baganbari is a charming picnic spot at a distance of 30 km from Kolkata in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal. The farmhouse lies beside the Hooghly River and spans over an area of 3 bighas. Surrounded by lush green trees and alluring seasonal flowers, the place is a treat for the eyes. There are two beautiful bungalows inside the spot. Feel the peace, serenity and solace while having fun with your friends, family and loved ones.

Important Information

Each day one group is allowed to picnic here.
Various items required for picnic can be arranged on request.
Around 100 persons can picnic here.
For additional details and booking call 9239324202.

How to Reach

Local trains are running from Sealdah to Diamond Harbour. You can catch a bus (Rt. No.: 246) from Diamond Harbour and reach Burul. You can also catch a direct bus from Babughat (Rt. No.: SD-26) or Taratala (Rt. No.: SD-30) and disembark at Bishalakshmi Tala More. The picnic spot is easily accessible from there by bus and auto rickshaw.

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Monobitan Park is a nice picnic destination located at a close proximity to Kolkata. Spread over five acres off Bakrahat Road, near Thakurpukur Bazaar crossing on Diamond Harbour Road, Monobitan is an exciting amusement park. The park hosts several entertaining rides and activities like boating, cycling, roller skating, suspended cable-ride, Tarzan house and a crafted cave.

Important Information

Charges for booking entire park: Rs. 18000-25000/- (Mon-Fri), Rs. 25000-30000/- (Sat, Sun and Holidays).
Conference Room Tariff: Rs. 4000/- (Air Conditioned), Rs. 3000/- (Non-AC).
Catering facility is available on request.
Night stay options are also available.
Room Tariff: Rs. 1000/- (AC), Rs. 550-750/- (Non-AC).
Ample parking facility is available.
For additional details and booking call 9831486538.

How to Reach

The park is situated very close to Kolkata and is easily accessible by car or taxi. It is located beside Thakurpukur-Bakrahat Road, near Thakurpukur Bazaar crossing.

West Abakash Picnic Garden

West Abakash is located in a tranquil environment in South Garia village in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal. Spanning over an area of 4 bighas, the picnic garden is surrounded by lush green trees and foliage. There is a big pond inside the garden. The place is well maintained and provides an ideal venue for picnic.

Important Information

This picnic spot is exclusively available to senior citizens only.
Each day one group is allowed to picnic here.
There is a guesthouse which has 6 bedrooms, 3 triple bed rooms and a kitchen.
Cooking utensils are available on rent.
Charges - Rs. 7000/- (including picnic spot and guesthouse)
For additional details on picnic at West Abakash Picnic Garden call 9831711301.

How to Reach

You can reach Kalikapur, Champahati station from Sealdah by Canning Local. From there rickshaws are available to reach the picnic garden. If you prefer to go by car you have to drive on EM Bypass, cross Garia-Narendrapur-Subhasgram and then reach South Garia. The village is 35 km from Kolkata.