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with a average accommodation  and would like to found yourself isolated walking down the beach  with or without friends then you can come down to Bankiput ....

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Bankiput “The Horizon Kissing” unexplored beach bordered by dense Casuarina trees.

About Bankiput

Bankiput is an unexplored sea beach lined by dense casuarina forest, where you can get the privacy from the madding crowd and speeding cars. Come and enjoy the silence of Bankiput along with the millions of red crabs which pop out their heads now and then from their burrows in this beach. Do walk around this lovely beach with your dear ones and enjoy the sun rise and the sun set amidst the bed of red crabs.
This lonely beach has other attractions a fully operational Lighthouse in nearby Dariapur, an age-old temple of Kapalkundala and Deshapran Fishing Harbour at Petuaghat all within 7 Kms of Bankiput. The kapalkundala temple finds its mention in the novel of Bankim Chandra.
Pethuaghat is located on Rasoolpur River, where it meets the sea is around 5 KM from Bankiput. Desharpan fishing harbor is must see in Pethuaghat. You can have a close look of fishing trawlers in this harbor. Fish lovers can buy some fresh as well as dried fishes in this harbor.Junput( 5 km )  and Haripur( 8 KM ) are nearby beaches one can visit.

To Reach Bankiput :

Bankiput by Train:
The two trains are available from Howrah to Kanthi (Contai)on Regular basis. From kanthistation you may hire trekker or private taxi to reach Bankiput.
Train Schedule
2857  Tamralipta Express                          
Howrah Dep. Time 06:40 AM
8001 Kandari Express                                   
Howrah Dep. Time 02:15 PM

Bankiput by Road:
One can board a Digha bound bus from Esplanade(Dharmatala) and  four and half hour journey will reach Kanthi (Contai). From here, you may reach Bankiput on a hired carriage.
By own vehicle you can go Via NH – 6(Bombay Road)
Kolkata - Kolaghat:  72kms.
Kolkata - Nandakumar: 101kms.
Kolkata - Contai: 154kms.
From Contai (Kanthi) take the road towards Junput. After reaching Junput  , you have to take the road connecting Baghaput. Just halfway towards Baghaput, you would find a bifurcation towards Bankiput.

Location :
Bankiput is Located in PurbaMedinipur, West Bengal, India on the shore of Bay of Bengal. It is an isolated beach located very near to Junput (4 kms).
Bankiput is 164 Kms from Kolkata (State Capital, West Bengal)

Best Season :
Bankiput is a all weather tourist destination and can be visited all through out the year. However October to March is the best time.

Staying At Bankiput :
Bankiput offers only one two storied guest house, which has three db at the grnd floor and 1st floor room is under construction and other Three rooms are in the opposite block just adjacent to the entry gate . This guest house is very near to the sea beach and guests are offered good Bengali food as  a package & this is must..  and most important  thing is,... if you are looking for other option then , the alternate  option for food and snacks will be  available  with a fair distance of minimum 5 km  ....
If you want to isolate yourself from the busy life and would like to walk around the beach alone with flooded moonlight or darkest night  along with the Whispering gentle wind. This is your place to be with.
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