Diamond Harbour-Humble Substitute of a sea,Kolkata
Diamond Harbour-A nice day trip place from Kolkata
About 1 hour drive from Kolkata, Diamond Harbour is generally a weekend tourist hub for the Kolkattans.It is a fishing port also.At this place, Hooghly River mingles with the Bay of Bengal. One can spent time sitting on the River Bank enjoying the solitude of the place. The place has basic facilities, like shops, hotels,restrooms etc.
This one of the few famous town of South 24 parganas. This town is at the bank of the river Ganges. From here you can see Haldia at the opposite side of the river.
The closest harbour to Kolkata that can serve as an excellent sea-substitute,the breeze,almost sea-like waves give you the feeling of being on a beach and the launch-ride to other side of the shore is a must as it allows you to unwind helping you embrace the river like never before. Just that it gets noisy on the shore at times because of the buses and even gets polluted thanks to the ongoing construction work,
Activities in Diamond Harbour
Take a ferry in Local place. It’s a Local transportation for local people or villagers, take enjoy of ride. Feel the sunset in river banks.
Best Time to Visit Diamond Harbour
Located at a distance of 50 km from Kolkata, Diamond Harbor is placed on the eastern banks of River Hooghly at the confluence of the River and the Bay of Bengal. If one talks about the best time to visit this small town named Diamond Harbor, it is between the months of October and March. This is the ideal time to relish the lovely autumn season that is in its full swing. During this time, not only the weather is absolutely salubrious but it is the time of festivals, including the importance festivals of Durga Puja, Laxmi Puja and Diwali. Since it is quite close to Kolkata, one can also attend Calcutta book fair, that is organized in January-February. The weather in the remaining months is pretty humid, sweaty and suffocating. This is the time to relish the serenity spread all around.
How to Reach Diamond Harbour
BY RAIL -There are trains that leave the Sealdah station and connect Kolkotta with Diamond Harbor; the entire journey is completed in about an hour and a half.
BY ROAD -Diamond Harbor is easily accessible from Kolkotta. The road as well as rail services link the delightful destination of Diamond Harbor with the kaleidoscopic Kolkotta. Then there are frequent buses that ply between the Shahid Minar bus terminus and Diamond Harbor throughout the day. The government runs these buses. Some private bus services can also be availed from Babughat in order to travel to the Diamond Harbor. The cars and the chartered buses make the other possible means of transportation to Diamond Harbor. You may even contact the West Bengal tourist office situated in Kolkotta for the reservations at the tourist lodge.
Places around Diamond Harbor
Further away from the Diamond Harbor is the breathtakingly beautiful beach of Bakkhali. While you are at Diamond Harbor Bakkhali too makes an excellent excursion option. Then there is the town of Joynagar. At Joynangar you should not miss out on Kalidas Dutta’s collection. There are several manuscripts, terracotta figurines and black stone images of Buddha, Mahavir and Vishnu, belonging to the 11th and 12th centuries at you must check out. For all those of you who have a religious bent of mind, along the river Hooghly you may take a stroll to the Sharisha Ramkrishna Mission Ashram. Usually tourists and pilgrims throng the spot. Then there is the Kapil Muni Temple at Sagar Island near the Diamond Harbor. The temple is revered for its association with the mythological descent of the Ganges from the heavens into the sea.
Best Place to stay in Diamond Harbour
One of the leading star category Hotels in Diamond Harbour, It is distinguished by its exceptional service and impeccable facilities. It has 48 well-appointed rooms and offers a comfortable stay. These rooms are well lit with elegant interiors, Wi-Fi connectivity, mini-refrigerator, electronic safe and an array of other guest amenities. With impeccable service, the rooms at our hotel offer a comfortable stay.
We offer conference facility also for Corporates.
Tariff with B/F- Deluxe-Rs.2000+12% Executive-Rs.2700+18% Suite-Rs.4500+18%