Sunday, October 30, 2011

Gadiara - Riding for Pleasure


Gadiara is an incredible tourist spot, located in the meeting point of River Hooghly, River Damodar and River Rupnarayan. Though the serenity of the place has been affected by the mushrooming of the hotel and increasing number of crowds, still the attraction of Gadiara is same as before. The unpolluted environment is truly a noteworthy feature of the location.













How to reach Gadiara: You can drive to Bagnan and then take left. Cross the level crossing and head towards Shyampur to reach Gadiara. If you are driving along the Kona Expressway from Kolkata, then it will take around 2.5 hrs to cover the distance of 80 km. Regular bus services are also available from Kolkata to Bagnan. However, you can also reach Nurpur, traveling along the Diamond Harbor Road and avail the ferry service from Nurpur to reach Gadiara.

Best time to visit Gadiara: You can visit Gadiara any time of the year but summers are a bit scorching.

Lodging and dining facilities in Gadiara: There is a government tourist lodge in Gadiara offering decent accommodation facilities and some really nice budget private hotels in the river bank. Dining facilities are available in the tourist lodge and private hotels in Gadiara.


Places to see in Gadiara: The ruins of old fort built during the rule of Lord Clive is a must visit for all tourists. You can also take a boat ride to the other side of the river to another tourist spot called Tribeni. Idling along the river bank is the best thing to do in Gadiara.

Nearby attractions in Gadiara: The major nearby attraction from Gadiara is Garchumuk. You can also visit nearby Geonkhali by boat.

Things to do in Gadiara: Savor the spectacular sunrise and sunset over the vast expanse of water. Take a walk along the riverside and spend some quality time taking a boat ride on the river.

1 comment:

Swathi said...

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