If you are in the “City of Joy” and are planning a road trip to beautiful destinations and would like to go out trekking, this article may be a good place for you to begin.
Our fast-paced city life can be exhausting, so it is a no-brainer to take a break and travel to some perfect weekend destinations.
Here are some beautiful locations to visit and explore around Kolkata:
Ajodhya Hills or Ajodhya Pahar
If you are passionate about long drives, this might be your thing. There is a road trip of around 8-hours with plenty of scenery to fill your camera albums.
Enjoy refreshment breaks. The hills are popular for trekking and rock climbing. So, when you feel your adrenaline levels need a boost, hop into a car with friends/family and drive to the hills.
Adventure lovers can find solace at Sandakphu. Located near the India-Nepal border, it is the highest point in the state. You can drive to the destination and enjoy the views of some of the highest peaks.
The view from the top is surreal, as you have an unobstructed panoramic view of the valley and the surrounding mountains.
Sandakphu is a visual delight and every trekker’s paradise.
Lush green forests, beautiful monasteries, a national park, and loads of places to trek are just some of the many things that await you at Lava.
Another breathtaking location to enjoy your weekend getaway is around 675 km from Kolkata.
Perfect for a road trip, the scenic route and pleasant weather for most of the year make it a popular choice for locals and tourists alike.
The cultural capital of Sikkim is one of the favorite destinations for tourists who come in from near and far.
Located around 670 Km from the “City of Joy”, a road trip to Gangtok can rekindle your inner peace.
Lose yourself in the tranquillity of the Tibetan aura, or let the adrenaline flow as you go trekking, rafting, and mountain biking.
You will never be short of options when you’re in Gangtok.
Located around 680 Km from Kolkata, Dooars Valley offers an incredible range of options to explore.
Jungle safari, trekking, and white-water rafting are some adventure activities you can strike off your bucket list when visiting this beautiful hill station.
A perfect weekend getaway for nature lovers, Dooars Valley has lush green forests, mountain ranges, and water streams that are bound to take your breath away.
Surreal views of Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mahananda River Valley are what await you at Fagu.
A short distance from Lava, upper and lower Fagu offer panoramic views of snow-clad mountains, lush green forests, and crystal clear waters.
Tourists flock here to enjoy the most beautiful sunsets and head out to explore the nearby mountains.
These picturesque locations are perfect for:
- Adventure sports such as trekking, rafting
- Outing with friends
- Couple visits
- Family vacation
- Long trip with friends, family
To make your trip even more enjoyable, you could book a car through the Zoomcar and drive yourself around these beautiful locations.