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Ganga Sagar Pilgrimage and Fair, Ganga Sagar (Sagardwip) Overview

A stunning island just off the Bengal coast, Ganga Sagar is a place of beauty as well as religious importance. Home to some of the most stunning beaches, it is famous for hosting the Sagar Mela, which is both a pilgrimage and a fair. The island is stunning in its greenery and one can trek around the whole island to discover its beauty Besides being a place for religion, Ganga Sagar is also a place for relaxation and rejuvenation among the sun and sand.

Ganga Sagar is a wonderful island situated just off the Bengal coast and on the point where River Ganga meets the Bay of Bengal. The stunning island is a place of peace, calm, golden sand beaches and of religion. Every year in the month of January the island sees a huge gathering of devotees from all parts of the country, who come to take a dip in the holy waters.

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How to reach Ganga Sagar Mela

  • Air: The nearest airport is at Kolkata which 135 km away from Ganga Sagar. One can easily get a cab or a bus for Darwood point from the airport. From Darwood point one needs to take a boat till kuchuberia and take a connecting bus to Ganga Sagar.

  • Rail: The nearest rail head is Kakdweep railway station which can be reached from Sealdah station on the mainland. From Kakdwip you can easily get a cab or bus fro Harwood point. From harwood point you can take a ferry to Ganga Sagar.

  • Road: Ganga Sagar island is connected by motorable roads till Harwood Point. From Harwood point you need to take a ferry till Kucheberia and take a connecting bus to Ganga Sagar.

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