Bankiput, a pristine golden sand sea beach located in West Bengal, India. The border of this unexplored sea beach is made up by dense casuarina trees. This virgin sea beach is your own island – no speeding cars or panicking crowd. You can get the privacy; can have a wonderful and romantic time with your dear ones. There are many other attractions in this horizon kissing beach. Walk along the lovely beach with your loved ones with hand to hand. It can be the one of the best place for your honeymoon. Do not miss the heavenly sunrise and sunset. Undoubtedly the best private sea beach on the Bay of Bengal.
Dariyapur,which is just 7 kilometers from Bankiput has a fully functional 96 feet high lighthouse. Get into the top of the lighthouse to have a panoramic view of the beautiful landscape and sea. You can give a pose of Titanic keeping the view of sea at background to shoot a photograph. The equipment lights in the lighthouse is a petrol vapor burner, installed in the year 1968, originally an 1881 oil lamp removed from Dwarka lighthouse and renovated at Kolkata. Nearby is the kapalkundala temple. It is believed that the great Bengali poet Bankim Chandra Chottopadhyay has been inspired by this temple to write his novel “kapalkundla”.
Pethuaghat is located on Rasoolpur River, where it meets the sea is around 5 KM from Bankiput. Desharpan fishing harbor is must see in Pethuaghat. You can have a close look of fishing trawlers in this harbor. Fish lovers can buy some fresh as well as dried fishes in this harbor.
Kolkata to Bankiput by Train/Bus/Car (For train and bus,pick up and drop facilities available from Contai ).Enjoy full day at leisure
You can spent your whole day at beach in relaxation or you can visit Kapal Kundala temple,Light House etc.
Return back to kolkata