Outdoor Activities in Kolkata

Outdoor activities in Kolkata are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Kolkata comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Kolkata and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Kolkata has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Kolkata.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Kolkata:

  1. #1 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 2767 itineraries
    The Victoria Memorial

    Tags: Museum, Memorial

    Address: 1 Queen's Way, Kolkata, India

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Victoria memorial is a glorious reminder of India’s colonial past and it’s present obsession of all things western. Even so, it has assimilated well in Kolkata’s mind and soul; i...Read more

  2. #2 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 1492 itineraries
    Mother House

    Tags: Tomb, Heritage Building

    Address: 54A, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Rd, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Mother House in Kolkata is where Mother Teresa has been laid to rest and it also houses her room and its items. This place is just like Mother was; simple and pure. More than what you see, what yo...Read more

  3. #3 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 2309 itineraries
    Howrah Bridge

    Tags: Landmark, View Point, Bridge

    Address: Howrah Bridge, Fairley Place, Kolkata, West Bengal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    One of the oldest bridges in India, the Howrah Bridge is an architectural marvel. Also one of the busiest places in Kolkata, the Howrah Bridge endures a huge number of cars and trucks over it daily. D...Read more

  4. #4 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 2161 itineraries
    Park Street

    Tags: Streets

    Address: Park street, Kolkata, West Bengal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Have you heard of the street that never sleeps? Right here in Kolkata, you have every imaginable indulgence on one hip, fashionable street called Park Street. It is home to pubs and restaurants that c...Read more

  5. #5 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 1635 itineraries
    Dakshineswar Kali Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: May Dibas Pally, Dakshineswar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700076

    Timings: 05:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Part of the reason why Dakshineswar is so popular amongst the holy-minded is that Ramakrishna started his journey from this place. The minute you step foot inside the temple, you can feel the aura of ...Read more

  6. #6 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 2180 itineraries
    Eden Gardens

    Tags: Stadium

    Address: Maidan, BBD Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700021

    A pilgrimage for Cricket fans, Eden Gardens is home to the famous stadium where some scintillating matches have taken place. One can almost feel the energy of millions of fans when one steps into this...Read more

  7. #7 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 373 itineraries
    College Street

    Tags: Streets

    Address: Bowbazar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700007

    Timings: 11:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Popularly known as ‘Boi Para’, the College Street is a hot point for Kolkata’s readers and literature lovers. Home to the prime literary institutions of the city like University of C...Read more

  8. #8 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 249 itineraries
    Eco Tourism Park

    Tags: Park

    Address: Major Arterial Road(South-East), Action Area II, New Town, Kolkata, West Bengal 700156

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 08:30 pm Details

    The urban park is located in the Rajarhat site of Kolkata and is considered to be one of the best parks in the city. You can easily enjoy a range of things here and spend some quiet moments amidst nat...Read more

  9. #9 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 1726 itineraries
    South Park Street Cemetery

    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: 184, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Park Street area, Kolkata, West Bengal 700017

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Park Street Cemetery was one of the earliest non-church cemeteries in the world, and probably the largest Christian cemetery outside Europe and America in the 19th century. Opened in 1767 on what ...Read more

  10. #10 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 1425 itineraries
    Science City

    Tags: Science Museum, Children Museum

    Address: Science City, J.B.S Haldane Avenue, Kolkata, West Bengal 700046

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Walk into the fascinating world of Science and astonish yourself at the countless opportunities! A great way to entertain your kids and refresh your knowledge, the Science City is truly a magical plac...Read more

  11. #11 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 2008 itineraries
    St. Paul's Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Maidan, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Located near Victoria Memorial , the St. Paul’s cathedral is a colonial era church with magnificent architecture. It is the first Episcopal church in the whole of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Ban...Read more

  12. #12 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 1256 itineraries
    Birla Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: 29, Ashutosh Chowdary Ave, Ballygunge, Opposite Ballygunge Post Office, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019

    Timings: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Even if you are not a devotee of Radha Krishna, the Birla temple is a sanctuary of calm and peace. The Bhajans resonate positive vibrations in your ears and the hymns touch your spiritual chords. Arch...Read more

  13. #13 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 397 itineraries
    Prinsep Ghat

    Tags: Waterfront, View Point, Leisure

    Address: Fort William, Hastings, Kolkata, West Bengal 700021

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    For those who wish to experience Kolkata in its sacred essence must definitely come here at least once during their visit. Though there are a number of ghats in the city, this one particularly remains...Read more

  14. #14 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 385 itineraries
    Rabindra Sarobar

    Tags: Lake

    Address: Dhakuria, Rabindrasarovar Area, Kolkata, West Bengal 700045

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Rabindra Sarovar is like a breath of fresh air amidst the busy city of Kolkata. It is a very popular site for exercise, with people coming early morning for jogging, walking, yoga and meditation. ...Read more

  15. #15 of 129 Outdoors Activities in Kolkata
    - Used in 309 itineraries
    New Market

    Tags: Market, Street Market

    Address: Lindsay St, New Market Area, Dharmatala, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016

    Timings: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    The New Market is located on the Lindsay street in Kolkata and is among the top shopping destinations in the city. Be it clothes, accessories or antiques, there is no dearth in the number of things fo...Read more