Gangani, the grand canyon of West Bengal is situated at Garhbeta. This place is present in the bank of river Silabati. It is known for it's awesome natural beauty.

Location:-

This place is about 4 hours(around 180 km) from Kolkata, situated in Paschim Medinipur district, Garhbeta block. From Garhbeta it's distance is about 1 km.

How to reach:-

Garhbeta is well connected with roads and train line -

By bus :-

Garhbeta is connected with direct bus from Mednipur, Bankura, Khatra, Ghatal. There are some buses which connect with Howrah, Kolkata .

By train :-

  • Trains are available from Kolkata(Howrah) to Garhbeta. It will take around 3 hours. Form railway station distance of Gangani is around 2 km.Form railway station, autos are available for Gangani . They can take around 5-10 mins.

By car :-

If you want more comfortable journey , you can hire car or drive your own car. It will take around 4-5 hours of time from Kolkata. Please refer below google map direction for details direction.

Best time to visit:

You can visit anytime but try to avoid summers(April to June). Best time will be winters(November to February)

Places for sightseeing :

1) Canyon on the bank of river Silaboti

2) Forest of cashew nut

3) Forest of sal

4) Kali temple

Available activities :

1) You can take a fresh bath in river Silaboti.

2) Relax and enjoy the peaceful nature.

3) Take a walk along the road surrounding the rive.

4) You can visit nearby Sarbamangala kali temple(famous and old).

Photos :

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Trip Duration :

It will take 1-2 days to explore this place.

Trip preparation :

Travel essentials for this trip -

Mosquito repellents

Power banks

Torch & Batteries

Warm Clothes (for winter)

Travel Pillows

Sunglasses

Travel bags

Flask

Credits :

Content compiled by Xplore Destinations Team