June 06, 2018
When Nature Calls
Bakkhali is becoming one of the popular destinations for the tourists in India. It is located in south 24 Paraganas district of West Bengal, India. Interestingly Bakkhali is located in a delta Iceland of South Bengal, a place to enjoy the natural beauty of â€˜Bay of Bengalâ€™.
There was a time people used find secret beaches. Not exactly used to, but still people do. Sea coast has been the ultimate romance destination for all the time. Spending time with friends, family loved one or even alone is always special. Spending the night on the beach, making food on the beach is always sounding delicious. Bakkhali is one of the best places for all these. Not a huge number of people go there very often. The crowd is limited. You can enjoy your privacy in the beach as well. As the crowd is limited you will never found dirt on the beach like food skin, empty bottles but natural elements.
Bakkhali is 130 KM away from Kolkata. You can go by bus, by car, by train anything you want. But there is no way to dodge Namkhana on the way. Namkhana is the nearest rail station from Bakkhali located 40 KM away beside the Hatania-Doania creek. If you are going by bus or car, the bus or car is needed to cross the creek on a special ferry. If you are going by train, you need to get down at Namkhana, the last stoppage. You will get cycle van outside the station to reach the creek. Another type of ferry for human transportation will take you to another side of the creek. Public bus or car for rent will available to reach the destination. Sometime it may sound like journey to Bakkhali is very tough and hectic. But the truth is it will be an unforgettable experience in life. It will be an awesome feeling like journey to life.
The hotels are very near to the beach. Government and private, both kinds of hotels are available. Few hotels have fantastic view of the sea. Few hotels can provide only the sea roar. But one thing that every hotel can provide is a fantastic living experience along with food. The varieties of food are not available in Bakkhali. No multi cuisine restaurants are available at the place. You can only have Bengali foods along with sea fish dishes.
Local people are very helpful. The population of local people is medium. Fishing and tourism is the primary occupation for the local people. They run hotels, restaurants. They do fishing on a regular basis. Few people ride motor vehicle for the local transportation.
Henryâ€™s Iceland: Henryâ€™s Iceland is 6 KM away from Bakkhali. The Iceland is completely covered with mangrove forest. Only a single muddy way is there as the connector to the city. Small house are there for living. At the age of the Iceland a secret beach will be waiting for you where no one goes as such. Very few people go there. If you go, you will of course have a chance to be alone on the entire beach to feel the bigness of the world. The beach will be waiting for you with all the natural elements on it and thousands of red crabs.
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