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Taki - Picnic and Tourist spot in West Bengal


Posted Date: 21-Feb-2011  Last Updated:   Category: Place to Visit in Bengal    
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Taki, located on the banks of Ichhamati River, is an amazing tourist spot in West Bengal. Here is a short detail of this tourist spot.



Taki is considered as a famous tourist spot for all age groups. It is situated on the banks of River Ichhamoti. It is situated 73km northeast of Kolkata, in North 24 Parganas, bordering Bangladesh. It is also a famous picnic spot.

How to reach Taki, West Bengal


It can be easily reached both by rail or car. You can drive your own car or can also hire a car to Taki. By road it will take about an hour.
You can also go by train. You can get local train Hasnabad train that is passing by the Taki railway station from Sealdah Station in Kolkata. After getting down in Taki station, you can take a cycle van and reach the hotels.
You can also take a bus from Esplanade to reach there.

Where to Stay at Taki, Bengal


There are some Guesthouses or Bunglows just near to Ichhamoti river. Some are Taki Guest House, Taki Tourish Bunglow and Suhasini Guest House. But it is always advisable to go there after doing the bookings from Kolkata.

Main Attractions tourist spot Taki in West Bengal


Ichhamati River is the main attraction of this spot. An imaginary line through the middle of the river separates here the West Bengal from Bangladesh. So with a view of Bangladesh on other side of the river, surely one would feel nostalgic.

Sometimes you will find boats from both the countries on the river holding their respective flags. This scene is truly amazing.

There is a Machhranga Deep or Island near the confluence of Ichhamati and Vasa. This Island is spread over 129acres and is ideal for picnic spot. Hasnabad Samity maintains a number of picnic spots and 2 storeyed bungalows on this Island.

As it is situated on riverbank you will get good variety of fishes here to eat and taste is also awesome.

If you are thinking of getting a short break from your daily schedules of busy life, then Taki is the perfect place to visit with your family.
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