Prakrit Ruralstay,Asannagar,Nadia-Weekend spot near Kolkata

Prakrit Homestay in Krishnanagar,Asannagar,Nadia

"Prakrit", means "originated from mother nature", "Parkrit” is latest rural based sustainable stay


With social responsibility over at village Asannagar, Nadia Dist It is approx 130 km from Kolkata in Assannagar Village, Nadia, West Bengal.You are sitting in the verandah of your house witnessing the village life unfolding before you, paddy fields swaying in the wind, farmers tilling their lands, village elders gossiping under the Banyan tree, fishermen pulling up their nets, village boys are bathing in nearby river called "Jhor". Prakrit is the best place to rejuvenate yourself.

Prakrit offers cosy homestay facility along with the experience of authentic Bengali cuisine. A place where people can touch and smell nature, breathe in fresh air, taste the authentic bengali food at its best and hear nature’s concert.

How to Reach Asannagar

By Flight: The base airport is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Dumdum, Kolkata (WB). From the airport, the journey begins to experience offbeat getaways from Kolkata by road through to Asannagar. The total distance to be covered is 93 kilometres, passing through State Highway 8 and some intersections of Kalyani Expressway. 2 hours and 54 minutes are the reasonable time to reach your destination.

By Bus: There are plenty of Krishnanagar bound buses at hourly intervals plying at Esplanade, Kolkata. The distance between Kolkata to Krishnanagar is 114 kilometres through State Highway 8. It takes 3 hours to reach.

By Train: For weekend getaways from Kolkata by train. These are viz., Hazarduari Express and Bhagirathi Express. The minimum time taken by train to Krishnanagar is 2 hours minutes. The total distance covered is 100 kilometres.

Note: The road distance from Krishnanagar to Asannagar is 15 kilometres. If you opt for a train journey, get down either at Krishnanagar City Junction or Majdia railway station. Asannagar is easily accessible through local private buses, magic vans, e-rickshaws (Toto) from both the stations as well as respective bus stands.


Activities in Prakrit-

  • Village Walk, bird watching, country boat riding, harvesting of crops for your own cooking, fishing with local means, animal feeding, Bonfire, Baul gan.
  • Local sightseeing-
  • Shibnivas – 8 km. It is the largest Lord Shiva idol in Asia.
  • Paglakhali – 8km Lord Shiva temple
  • Akshay Bottolla – 9 km. A huge Banyan tree covering an area of approx 2 acres.
  • Ghurni, Krishnanagar – 13 km
  • Krishnanagar Church, Rajbari, Khore river – 12km
  • Mayapur – 25 km
  • Nabadwip – 27 km

Best Time to Visit in Asana Nagar

Since the resort is a tourist paradise, there is no specific seasonal time schedule to be planned and act upon. The place can be visited all year round. The summers are hot but the natural greenish surrounding emanates a soothing effect. It is a pollution free zone such that heat radiation is less. it is suggested for weekend getaways from Kolkata for couples irrespective any seasonal fluctuations.

Room Tariff of Prakrit Homestay

  • No of rooms: 5 (2 AC-First Floor, 2 NAC Rooms-Ground Floor & 1NAC in small room in Top Floor)
  • Tariff: AC-Rs 3500 /Room/Day on CP  & NAC-Rs 3000 /Room/Day on CP
  • Extra Person –Rs. 500.00
  • Children Food–Upto 6 years free
  • Food package for adult – Rs. 850.00/Head/Day
  • Food Package –Morning Tea, Breakfast,Lunch, Evening Tea and Snacks, Dinner
  • *5% GST is applicable on Room Tariff