Mesmerizing places around Kolkata You can Enjoy through Bus Travel

Are you looking for some amazing towns and places around Kolkata, bus? Do you want to enjoy your weekend over there? Then, you are in the right places. Here, we have enlisted the places that are nearby Kolkata and you have to visit all these beautiful destinations once in your lifetime.

1. Asansol

The place is regarded as the tourism mascot and icon of West Bengal. An ample number of places situated in Asansol that grabs the attention of tourists. The distance between Kolkata to Asansol is about 213 Km and it is easy to go over there for weekend fun.

Famous tourist places in Asansol

A lot of places are there in Asansol such as Nehru Park, Sentrum mall, Ghagar Buri Chandi Temple, Gunjan Ecological Park, Satabdi Park, and so on.

2. Darjeeling

This is a mesmerizing hill station located in West Bengal and also known as the Queen of Hill Stations. This place is an amalgamation of lush green hills among places around Kolkata and where you can see many things like tea plantations, toy trains, and beautiful serene monasteries. Darjeeling is a blend of two Tibetan words such as Darjo means a precious thunderbolt and ling means place. So, it is the place of a thunderbolt.

Famous tourist places in Darjeeling

A few places to visit in Darjeeling are Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Batasia loop, Nightingale Park, Rock Garden, Singalila National Park, Peace Pagoda, Sandakphu Trek, and so on.

How to reach Kolkata to Darjeeling?

To reach from Kolkata to Darjeeling, you can either take a flight, train, or bus.

3. Digha

If you want to enjoy the shores of the Bay of Bengal, then you should travel from Kolkata to Digha by Bus, as it is a famous tourist destination in West Bengal. You can enjoy a lot of various untouched beaches as well as scenic views.

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Famous tourist places in Digha

Top places to visit in Digha are Marine Station, New Digha Beach, Udaipur beach, Shankarpur Beach, Talsari Beach, Amarabati Park, Temple at Chandaneswar, Old Digha Beach, and Chandpur Beach.

4. Bakkhali

As the tranquil beach getaway, this is a small beach town that is wrapped around the commotion of West Bengal and located on the West Bengal. Bakkhali is the best place around Kolkata if you want to enjoy a perfect beach getaway that does not involve any ear ripping music or alcoholic evenings.

Famous tourist places in Bakkhali

You can enjoy beach walks, boat rides, islands, wind farms, and cycle rides around the beach town. This place is ideal for an exotic getaway. Some beautiful places to visit in Bakkhali are Bakkhali beach, Henry’s Island, Jambu dweep, Fraserganj Wind Park, Bishhalakshmi Temple, and Crocodile Breeding Centre.

Also read: Valiyaparamba Backwaters

How to reach from Kolkata to Bhakkali?

It is a bit hard to reach from Kolkata to Bhakkali as the destination is only accessible by bus or by hiring a cab. The cab takes about four hours to reach there from Kolkata.

5. Siliguri

This is a city that is known as the gateway to North-east India and located in the Jalpaiguri and Siliguri districts of WB. It has its international airport that especially serves tourists from across the world. Siliguri has some attractions nearby like Kalimpong, Gangtok, Darjeeling, and Bhutan.

Famous tourist places in Siliguri

It is the best pick up for holiday destinations and sufficient things to do. The prime attraction of this palace is the Jaldapara National Park that is located on the banks of the Torsa River. It has an area of around 215 kilometers and comprises of forests as well as grasslands. It is famous among tourists for elephants, Royal tigers, Rhinoceros, and different species of deer. Another wildlife park is North Bengal Wild Animals Park for nature lovers and a crucial part of the Mahanadi Wildlife Sanctuary.

Some top places to visit in Siliguri are Salugara Monastery, ISKCON Temple Siliguri, Mahananda Weir Wildlife Sanctuary, The Science City, Dudhia, and Sevoka Mandir.

How to reach from Kolkata to Siliguri?

The best part is that Siliguri has well-connected by transport. If you want to travel from Patna, Guwahati, Muzzafarpur, and Kolkata to Siliguri, then you can take bus ply from these major cities. The distance of Kolkata to Siliguri is 558 kilometres and it takes 12 hours to reach there.

6. Durgapur

Durgapur is located in the Burdwan District of West Bengal and on the bank of the Damodar river. The city is an amalgamation of metro energy and charm in a small town. The town has loaded with old-world markets, temples, parks, and even a barrage. Durgapur offers authentic food and famous tourist places.

Famous tourist places in Durgapur

As located in the heart of West Bengal, it has a variety of tourist spots such as Bhabani Pathak’s Tilla, Durgapur Barrage, Durgapur Steel Plant, Deul Park, Troinka Park, and Kumaramangalam Park.

How to reach from Kolkata to Durgapur?

If you want to reach from Kolkata to Durgapur, then the distance between both is 170 kilometers.

Apart from all these towns, there is another village named Dhaka that is located in the Birbhum district in West Bengal. If you want to enjoy the beauty of a village and need peace of mind, then you need to visit this place.

There are bit difficulties in traveling Kolkata to Dhaka through buses and there is no other transport facility available. Also, you can hire a cab. 


Q1. Where will I accommodate myself?

You can get in touch with the famous hotels in the town and book your room offline as well as online. Various hotel facilities are available in each town.

Q2. How to commute to such places?

You can use the transport services as per your comfort level and it is convenient to reach these places as they all are well-connected. We have already mentioned some ways to travel.

Q3. What is the best time to visit such places?

It is better to visit such places during monsoon or winter as it is easy to enjoy and humidity is also low in such seasons.

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