Look no far because just 20kms away is this weekend destination perfect for a small break, picnic, fishing or just refreshing
The new normal calls for scrutinizing every step we take, thus making our lives more complicated than it already was. The pandemic has snatched away normalcy from every nook and corner and ‘travel’ as if has become a word of bygone era. But fret not, keeping the current situation in mind we have found the best possible option for you. Away from the madding crowd, away from the smoke and honking horns of the city life, there resides a piece of paradise within 1 hour from Kolkata. A place with large water bodies and ample greenery awaits your presence.
Accommodation: The resort offers 17 forms of accommodation with all modern amenities. The property has its swimming pool, its own restaurant offering international cuisines, BBQ grills, garden, picnic area and just beside the pool one can enjoy a bar, sun beds and rain dance. The property also has its own organic farm and fishing arrangements.
Check in: 10:00 A.M
Check out: 9:00 A.M
Visit new market to have the cheap and best shopping experience. Built by the British, it was formerly known as Sir Stuart Hogg Market.
When in Kolkata, a must visit place is Victoria Memorial, the grand giant white marble building. It was built in honor of Queen Victoria. It has been transformed into a museum now.
Don’t miss the scenic Howrah Bridge over Hooghly River.
Visit Park Street known as “the street that never sleeps” where you can experience the vibrant night life of Kolkata.
Kolkata and Kali temples are inseparable. Dakhineswar temple and Kalighat temple are two best options if you plan to experience the pilgrimage spots in the city.
Enjoy boating at Princep Ghat with delicious street foods while sipping a cup of tea.
If you are person who loves greenery then don’t miss out a visit to Botanical Garden.
Other places to visit in Kolkata are Indian Museum, Eden Gardens, Science city, Alipore Zoo, Birla Planetarium etc.
Indulge into fishing from the 8 acre lake. The lake has variety of fish as much as 100 tonnes comprising of Catla, Vetki, Shol, Mrigel, Tengra, Bata, Chital and many more local variants which is perfect for fishing enthusiasts. You need to pay extra charge for the same.
Enjoy Rain Dance by the pool side.
Perticipate in Boating and other water sports on request and some extra charge.
You can take tour of the property’s organic farm, orchards and dairy.
You can also visit the Swamynarayan Mandir which is very close to the resort.
Best time to visit
Witin 1 hour drive from Kolkata by default refers that you don’t need to wait for best time to visit this place. Its a weekend destination. Come and stay any time with anyone or group. If you want to picnic then winter is favourable. However its suggested to avoid Monsoon and Summers of Kolkata. Autumn and winter seasons are more enjoyable.
How to reach Pailan
Rail: Kolkata is well connected to all parts of the country via railways. Two major stations here are Howrah and Sealdah. They connect the city to all major parts of the country.
Air: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is the main Airport here. It is approximately 17 km from the city.
Road: You can drive via James Long Sarani to Diamond Harbour Road and reach Daulatpur within 1 hour from Kolkata. The property is located in Daulatpur on Amgachia Road, opposite Pailan World School..
Deluxe Room with mini fridge, AC, TV: INR 4200 + GST = INR 4,351 Per day per Room (Including Breakfast for a Couple)
Fishing Cottage with bathtub, fridge, AC, TV: INR 5500 + GST = INR 5,684 Per day per Room (Including Breakfast for a Couple)
Extra bed fee: INR 500/DAY
Some onspot payments are as follows:
Fishing 7A.M. – 4P.M. per seat INR 3000.
Rain Dance 20mins for couple INR 350.
Paddle boating 1 hr INR 100.