weekend getaway

“Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.” — Lawrence Durrell [British novelist and travel writer]

The bustle of a big-city life overwhelms each one of us with pollution, population and stress. It’s not for nothing that we race to the mountains, countrysides and hideaways amid nature to rejuvenate. A weekend trip or a quick escape is all we desperately crave. While the definition of travel getaways is fast changing with better communications, new destinations and sustainable practices, Baaundule Junction stands out with its bespoke offerings in the heart of nature within 4-5 hours travel-time from Kolkata and its suburbs. It has a database of handpicked weekend destinations that allow travellers to choose from different locations, types of journey and amenities. A few of them are at –


Sundarbans is a mangrove area in the delta formed by the confluence of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna Rivers in the Bay of Bengal.


The western most district in the state of West Bengal, Purulia is a beautiful destination blessed with mesmerizing natural beauty.


With much historical significance, Bankura is a town famous for its hills and temples and a treat for adventure sports enthusiasts such as trekkers and hikers. Bankura has a significant history and is a temple city in West Bengal.


Known to few, mainly as Rabindranath Tagore's home and now a university, Santiniketan is a small town located in the Birbhum district of West Bengal. The town comprises mainly of Visva Bharati University.

Baguran Jalpai, Contai

Baguran Jalpai is a tranquil beach destination on the Bay of Bengal, 165 km away from Kolkata. The beautiful sea beach destination is located under Contai Subdivision of East Medinipur and is just four hours journey from Kolkata A relatively new entrant in the tourism map of West Bengal


Garh Panchkot is a ruined fort located in the eastern part of India at the foothills of Panchet Hill in the district of Purulia, West Bengal. The ruins of the Panchkot Palace are a silent testimony to the Bargi attack during the 18th century.


Taki is just a 2 hour distance from Kolkata. It is located in the banks of the Ichamati river. On the other side of the Ichamati river is Bangladesh. Taki is the land of Zamindars. Once there were palatial houses in Taki, however, all of them are now in dilapidated condition.

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