Runglee Rungliot Tea estate

Runglee Rungliot Tea estate

Runglee Rungliot Among the famous Tea estates in Darjeeling district, Runglee Rungliot is one of them. It is actually one of the oldest tea brands of Duncans. Meaning of Runglee Rungliot is ‘this far and no further’. If anyone is visiting Takdah region, they must visit this place. One can visit the estate factories and watch the tea processing but not in winters as it is usually remain closed during winter. There are some locals who lived near the tea estates and work in the tea processing factories. The picturesque view from the tea garden will surely mesmerize one. You can explore the place by walking through the tea gardens and by interacting with the locals. How to reach: The distance of this tea estate from New Jalpaiguri railway station is approximately 80 km and it will take around 3 hours to reach Takdah. From the Teesta Bridge, the main road is bifurcated in two, one is going towards Kalimpong and the another one is going towards Darjeeling. After taking the road towards Darjeeling, first you will cross the Teesta Rangit Confluence view point i.e., Lover’s meet view point and then you will cross Peshok tea garden. After crossing Peshok, you can take the left side road which is going towards Tinchuley. Here the road is not in good condition. However, after crossing Tinchuley and Takdah Orchid Center, you will reach Runglee Rungliot. So if you are going to visit this tea garden, you can also visit the following location en-route: 1. Lover’s meet view Point 2. Peshok 3. Tinchuley 4. Takdah Orchid Center With this you can also cover...
Gangani-Grand Canyon of Bengal

Gangani-Grand Canyon of Bengal

Gangani is popular for its versatile land structures. Gangani is located on the bank of river Silabati at Garbeta,West Bengal. Here red soil make high ridge by the erosion of air and water. Basically its a popular picnic spot among locals. This is turning to a popular weekend destinations among weekenders. How to reach :  By train: Take a train from Shalimar or Howrah station and reach Garbeta Station.From there take cycle rickshaw to reach Gangani. By car:  Kolkata is 133 km from Gangani,via Santragachi,Arambagh, Goghat and Kamarpur . Route: >Kolkata – NH6 – Bagnan – Uluberia – Kolaghat – Mecho Gram – Ghatal – Chandrakona –  Garhbeta >Kolkata – NH6 – Bagnan – Uluberia – Kolaghat – Karagpur – NH60 – Godapiasal – Salboni– Garhbeta. Local Transportation :  Apart from Cycle rickshaw, cycle van and hired vehicle are also available at Garbeta station. Get out: Bishnupur is very near to Gangani. You may also visit near by Chandrakona town. Distance chart: Kolkata- 140m km by road. Bishnupur- 30 km. Chandrakona Town- 27km Garbeta...
Boguran- A weekend gateway near Kolkata

Boguran- A weekend gateway near Kolkata

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.       Boguran Hotel Nearby places to see: You may visit Junput, Dariapur, Hijli, Kapalkundala temple....
Ghatshila and Galudih Travel Guide

Ghatshila and Galudih Travel Guide

Ghatshila and Galudih Travel Guide Day 1: Reach Ghatshila by car or by train. Move to hotel then take some rest. In afternoon first visit Fuldungri Hill. People will talk high about Fuldungri Hill in Ghatsila. But believe me Fuldungri Hill will not enchant you. It is full of broken pieces of beer bottle. It is not maintained at all.Then visit Bibhuti Bhusan Bandhyopadhyay’s House. Then vist to Ratmohona to watch Sunset. Ratmohona is the best place in ghatshila to watch sunset. Then again back to hotel and stay night in Ghatshila. Day 2: Today in early morning visit Burudi Dam. Its a beautiful lake surrunded by jungle and hills. Then visit Dharagiri waterfall.Its a little fall with a small stream but you will definitly enjoy the rout through jungle aslo on the way to dharagiri you may enjoy local culture in Santal Village. Then in afternoon visit Galudih Dam. Then back to Ghatshila agin for night stay.   Day 3: Today in early morning visit Siddheswar Mandir and Jadugora Rankini Mandir then back to hotel take your lunch and get ready to leave Ghatshila. Ghatshila Travel Guide Video:   How to reach : By rail – It is a railway station on the Kharagpur-Tatanagar stretch of Howrah-Mumbai track, 215 km from Howrah are 2781/2782 Ispat Express, 8030/8029 Kurla/ Howrah Express, 2813/2814 Steel Express. It is well connected to 3 Metros in India namely Mumbai(by Bombay Express), Kolkata(many trains starting from 6AM by Steel Exp. to midnight at 1.15 by Samleshwari Exp) and New Delhi(by Neelachal & Utkal Exp). There are many Local Passenger trains connecting Jamshedpur and Kharagpur with Ghatshila. For timings etc check with Indian Railways...