Boguran- A weekend gateway near Kolkata
Boguran, locally known as Boguran Jalpai, is a beautiful sea beach under Contai Subdivision of Purba Medinipur. This lesser known beach is just 4 hours journey away from Kolkata. This place is Surrounded by ‘Jhau’ trees. Long Beach,golden sand, red crabs are the most attractive point of this beach. You will feel like Robinson Crusoe in this isolated place.
What to see and do:
Spend your leisure time, stroll along the long Beach during sunrise and sunset, enjoy the loneliness of the beach with red crabs. Even the beach is safe for taking bath,so you may take a sea bath there.
How to go:
Take a train from Howrah to Kanthi, take an Auto from Kanthi to reach Boguran Jalpai, the auto will cost nearly 250-300 bucks.
If you are going by car reach Kanthi, then head towards Junput Market, take right turn from there and go straight 4km to reach Boguran.
If you are going by bus, get down at Kanthi bus stand, take a car or auto from there to reach Boguran.
Where to stay:
This is a brand new place. Only few staying options are there. Don’t expect any kind of luxurious stay. You will get basic staying option with attached bath and toilet. Electric service is not good in this region but don’t worry, they have a power backup generator. Here is the name and contact of homestay
Sagar Niralaya Boguran homestay , Contact : 9434012200/8670547411,
Tariff: 800 – 1500/- per room.
Nearby places to see:
You may visit Junput, Dariapur, Hijli, Kapalkundala temple. Even Sankarpur,Mandarmani and Digha can be reach from from here.
This place is budget friendly, one may expect Rs. 1500-2000/- per head for a 2 days trip.
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