Surrounded by beautiful lakes and hills, Boranti is located 225 km northeast of Kolkata in the Purulia District of West Bengal. The village makes for an excellent weekend getaway from the bustling city life to enjoy the simple joys of life like blue skies and the peaceful lush green forests. There aren’t a lot of activities to do in Boranti while you soak in the tranquil weather, but a trek to the Panchkot Hill or the Biharinath Hill on either sides of the village can fulfill your thirst for some adventure. ALSO SEE 11 places to visit near Kolkata after Durga Ashtami
You can visit the Muradi Lake near the village that was built to store water for a mud dam. The lake is a good place to learn and practice angling skills and also spot animals like rabbits, wolves, foxes, porcupines, wild boars and deer which are abundant in population here.
The winter season is the best time to visit Boranti’s forests as the Palash flowers bloom and create a wonderful space to enjoy nature. The vibrant reddish orange color of the flowers completely livens up the forest. The best time to visit Boranti is between October and February, though the village can be visited any time of the year. However, summers tend get extremely hot with temperatures soaring above 40 degree Celsius. Winters are pleasant and the temperature dips to as low as nine degree Celsius.
Boranti receives moderate to heavy rainfall during monsoon season.
Kali Puja is celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm in Boranti in October.
BEST PLACES TO STAY IN BORANTI
Homestays are a popular choice of accommodation in Boranti. The only other option is staying at a cottage with decent facilities and spacious rooms near Muradi Lake.
BEST PLACES TO EAT IN BORANTI
The cottages near Muradi Lake have an adjoining restaurant where you can enjoy tasty vegetarian and non-vegetarian Bengali cuisine. You should definitely try the pathuri and ilish fish preparations during your visit to the village.
BEST TIME TO VISIT BORANTI
The average minimum and maximum temperature of Boranti is as given below. The best time to visit Boranti is also specified.