One of the best attractions in Kolkata, Eco Tourism Park, is located in Rajarhat, New Town, a plush colony of the city. Spread over a massive area of 480 acres, the park is also known as Prakriti Tirtha, translated as Nature pilgrimage. An amalgam of different ecological zones, this Eco Park Kolkata shows the state's rich natural heritage. This park is extremely popular as a recreational area and a picnic spot among locals and tourists.
The park boasts a tranquil ambience and lush surroundings, ideal for adults and children. Along with a vast water park, the following are the other segregations in the Eco park of Kolkata:
- Bamboo Forest
- Tropical Tree Garden
- Formal Garden
- Wildflower Meadow
- Herb Garden
- Mask Garden
- Tropical RainForest
- Rabi Aranya
- Tea Garden
- Fruits Garden
Entry Fee of Eco Tourism Park
Eco Park Kolkata entry fee is INR 30 per person (The ticket counter closes at 6.30 PM)
Timing of Eco Tourism Park
Eco Park Kolkata opening time is listed below
Tuesday to Saturday: 12 Noon - 7.30 PM
Sunday and Public Holidays: 11 AM - 7.30 PM
Closed on Monday
Attractions in the Eco Park
Butterfly Park – A must-visit park for people of all ages, this park is a place of cultivation of hundreds of different kinds of butterflies. There is no entry fee.
Rose Garden – One of the major attractions of the Eco Tourism Park in New Town, this garden is a center where different varieties of roses from around the world are grown.
Music Fountain – A major crowd puller in the evenings, this splendid musical water fountain is lit with lights of different colours after sunset.
Banglar Haat – As the name says, a haat or a make-shift shop, you can see Bengal's culture and cottage industries here. Do not forget to get your hands on some beautiful products from the skilled artisans.
Baul Gram – Indigenous music and dance form of Bengal, this is an ideal place to enjoy lively baul performances.
Food Park – A food-court kind of an area, it has a café for the visitors amid lush surroundings.
Shilpi Kuthi – Special cottages for the artists.
Ayurvedic Spa – An Ayurvedic spa offering different kinds of Ayurvedic treatments and services for visitors' overall well-being.
Shishu Kendra – A centre for the entertainment of kids. If you have children in your family, do visit this place.
Cottages and Conference Hall – Located on a small island in the middle of a 200-acre lake of the park, cottages and the conference hall are made available for business and other personal events. The glass house is another prime attraction.
Recreational activities at the Park
Angling, Archery, Trampoline, Zorbing, butterfly release, bird watching, remote car, Shikara, roller skates, paddle boat, kayaking, laser bumpy boat, paintball, high-speed boat, Eco cart are some of the recreational activities offered at the Eco Park.
- Parking area
- Food kiosks (outside food is not allowed)
- Gold carts
- Online ticket booking for eco-walks
Eco Park in Kolkata is a unique tourist spot that attracts locals and tourists annually. You should not miss this tourist place while planning Your Kolkata tour. You can cover other top attractions besides these attractions by choosing our customizable Kolkata tour packages.