Best Places to Visit in South 24 Parganas of West Bengal
South 24 Parganas of West Bengal is full of beauty of Nature. It is just like the blessings of god. When you go to this district of West Bengal then you can really feel the amazing natural scenery. After seeing this you will sure say "heaven on Earth". There are mainly four best places in South 24 Parganas.
The four best places of South 24 Parganas are Ganga Sagar, Sunderban, Bakkhali and Fresargaunj.Lets know details of the best places.
Ganga Sagar of South 24 Parganas
In all the months except January you can see only the windblown, end of Ganga river and a beautiful island name Sagardip, but in January this places get crowdy cause in the mid of January, last day of Pous come according to Bengali calender. So many people come to this place, Not from West Bengal but from all parts of India. At that time they dip in the cold water of River Ganga for cleanse their all sins of the year and go to the Ashram of kapil Muni for worship. At that time a great festival takes place in Ganga Sagar named Sagar Mela. Normally Sagar mela is held on Makar Sankranti.
How to reach Ganga Sagar
Ganga Sagar is well connected by buses from Kolkata, so if you want to come this place then just get a bus and come to ferry and take another bus from there and you will reach Ganga Sagar.
Where to stay in Ganga Sagar
There are many tourist hostels, cottages, tents, youth hostels available in this place so if you want to stay in Ganga sagar then you have to book in advance so that you will not face any problem after arrival in the place.
Sunderban the National Park of West Bengal
Sunderban is well known as the home of Royal Bengal Tigers. This forest is recognized as the national Park of West Bengal. It is also world's largest estuarine forest. Through it is famous for sanctuary of Royal Bengal tigers but you can see many beautiful things near Sunderban such as : Bhagabatpur Crocodile Project, Kingfisher and White-bellied Sea eagle, spotted deer, boar, monkey, crocodile, python, Salvatore lizards, a wide range of water birds and many more.
How to reach Sunderban
Sunderban is 105 km far from Namkhana, 64 km from Cannin which are very good places in West bengal. It is very easy to go there by bus or taxi. Reach Sunderban by rail is also easy. You can go Cannin by train and after that you can reach Sunderban buy bus. If you want to reach Sunderban by air then Kolkata airport is 131 km from this place so you can come Kolkata from any part of the country and go Sunderban by bus or taxi.
Where to Stay in Sunderban
There are many Tourist Lodges at Sajnekhali, Bakkhali, Gangasagar which are very closer to Sunderban. Besides them you can stay in hotels or general lodges near Sunderban.
Bakkhali and Fresargaunj of South 24 Parganas
Bakkhali and Fresargaunj of South 24 Parganas are very good places to visit in West Bengal. You can enjoy the beauty of sunset and the coming fishermen with their boats. The darkness of this place is so sweet as the people of here. The sky looks like a dense forest and stars are the trees in it. You can enjoy the rolling waves here.
How to Reach Bakkhali and Fresargaunj
Bakkhali and Fresargaunj are only 132 km far from Kolkata. It is just 3 hours bus ride from Namkhana. Nearest Airport from Bakkhali and Fresargaunj is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata.
Where to stay in Bakkhali and Fresargaunj
There are many tourist lodges and economic dormitory accommodation near Bakkhali and Fresargaunj. You can get home type food from the nearest village canteen. besides them many affordable private hotels are also available. The Phone no of Bakkhali Tourist Lodge is 03210-44284.
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