Raichak - A perfect weekend trip from Kolkata


Raichak is considered as a weekend gateway for the people of all age group. Read this article to get more details.

Location of Raichak, Hooghly


Raichak, a small town in West Bengal, is located on banks of Hooghly River. It is just 50km away from Kolkata and is an ideal destination for weekend tourists.

How to reach Raichak, West Bengal


You can easily drive your own car or hire a car and reach there via Diamond Harbour Road. It will just take an hour or so. Buses are also available from Diamnd Harbour to reach there. It is just 15km from Diamond Harbour

Where to Stay in Raichak, West Bengal


Though it is a small town, there are number of hotels to stay in Raichak. There are a few of them catering to the needs of various kinds of tourists in Raichak. Ganga Kutir, Raichak 5-Star Resort are some of the best luxury class resorts in Raichak. It is advisable to do the bookings in advance.

Best Time to Visit Raichak


Though Raichak is a famous tourist spot and is visited by many throughout the year, but the best time to visit there is from October to March.

Attractions and places to see at Raichak, West Bengal


Raichak is surrounded by verdant trees and offers glorious views of the river with rows of country boats sailing down. It surely makes a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city grinds.

The Raichak Fort is the main tourist spot here. The place has now been converted into a hotel and it has a stunning view of the river Hooghly. There are some historical items that can be seen in the fort like grand piano, swords and numerous perfume bottles.

You can take boat rides and jetty rides on the river to view the spetacular scenic beauty.

You can also sit by the riverside and relax and rejuvenate yourself by watching the sunset.

Raichak is a perfect place to recharge your energies without undertaking a strenuous journey.


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