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101-200 km

The Call of the Puppets: Barbaria and Muragachha

It was not a romantic hill station or an exotic resort but Bengal’s rich puppetry history that enticed us to drive 110 km from Kolkata to two nondescript villages called Barbaria and Muragachha nestled deep inside Nadi

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Gorbhanga The Soulful Hymns of Baul-Fakiri Land

Distance from Kolkata: 172 km Driving Time: 5 hours Road Trip: 2 days Once a marginalised nondescript village, Gorbhanga in Nadia, has eclipsed its past and blossomed into a hub of artistes whose melodies are redole

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7 Stopovers Beyond Kolaghat

With the rapidly improving surface condition of highways, long drives have become a weekend feature among motorists across the city. Kolaghat, lined with renowned dhabas and eateries, is probably the most favoured highwa

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Nanoor – The Land of Kantha Stitch

Distance from Kolkata: 158 km Driving Time: 4 hours Road Trip: 1 day Weaving the tales most commonly heard in regular Bengali households, Nanoor, a Community Development Block in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum, portr

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Historic Ruins at Ballal Dhipi

Distance from Kolkata: 124 km Driving Time: 3 hours Road Trip: 1 day Scattered with hidden anecdotes of a majestic past, Ballal Dhipi is an explorer’s treasure. An Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) excavation s

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Digha Makeover

Distance from Kolkata: 178 km Driving Time: 4 hours Road Trip: 2-3 days Digha – the name that brings to mind, images of clogged roads, littered beaches, blaring honks, glaring lights, makeshift shacks selling gaud

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Serenity beckons at Joypur Forest

Distance from Kolkata: 136 km Driving Time: 5 hours  Road Trip: 2 day Team WHEELS forays into another serene getaway in West Bengal – the Joypur Forest in Bankura. Route description: From Vidya Sagar Setu get

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Bethuadahari & Palashi

Distance from Kolkata: 135 km Driving Time: 3.5 hours Road Trip: 1 day This time Team WHEELS combined a historical tour with a natural trail for an exciting day-long drive to Nadia. The team first visited Bethudahar

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Shantiniketan: The abode of peace

Distance from Kolkata: 189 km Driving Time: 4 hours approximatly Road Trip: 2-3 days If you have not gone for a drive to Santiniketan, which is just 189 km away from Kolkata, you are really missing the fun of drivin

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Mayapur to the land of “Hare Krishna”

Distance: Kolkata to Mayapur 127 kilometres Driving time: 4 hours (approx). Pilgrim towns, often turn out to be unpleasant experiences due to unplanned growth but Mayapur, the birth place of Sri Chaitnya Mahaprabhu i

101-200 km Drive Destinations from Kolkata

Naya Pingla Village of Scroll Painters

Distance from Kolkata: 112 km Driving Time: 3 hours Road Trip: 1 day Have you heard of a village that has survived solely on the folk art of scroll painting instead of farming - the traditional way of life in our vi

101-200 km Drive Destinations from Kolkata

Pathra Temple village unveiled

Distance from Kolkata: 128 km Driving Time: 4 hours Road Trip: 1 day Traversing through narrow, dusty trails along the mighty Kangsabati River and crossing dilapidated bridges, we were at the very edge of losing pat

101-200 km Drive Destinations from Kolkata

Narajole History in oblivion

Distance from Kolkata: 111 km Driving Time: 3 hours Road Trip: 1 day This is a tale of a royal dynasty in Paschim Medinipur, tucked away in oblivion ever since the abolition of the zaminadari system. Despite being s

101-200 km Drive Destinations from Kolkata

KURUMBERA FORT: Tucked away in oblivion

Distance from Kolkata: 163km Driving Time: 4 hours Road Trip: 1 day Just as the car took the final turn on the dusty trail, a brown stone wall suddenly emerged on the horizon, indicating our journey has come to an e

101-200 km Drive Destinations from Kolkata

Gangani Grand Canyon of Bengal

Distance from Kolkata: 182 km Driving time: 4 hours approximately Route: Gangani is located in West Midnapore near Garbeta. Though it is yet to acquire popularity as a tourist hangout, it is easily accessible.

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