12. Joypur Forest -If you’re idea of a perfect weekend break is dwelling amongst the splendor of nature and wildlife then Joypur Forest is just the place for you. Situated in the Bankura district of West Bengal it is just a 3 hour journey from Kolkata. Sal, teak and neem trees make up the dense overgrowth of the forest. Visit the wildlife sanctuary inside the forest and watch as deer herds cross the jungle path every now and then. A resort adjacent to the forest provides a pleasant stay complete with its own farm, a vegetable garden and an enormous lake where you can just sit by its bank and allow the peace and quietude to envelop you.