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Bakkhali - Henry's Island

Flat beach, shallow water, white sand (though I have seen whiter somewhere else), mangrove... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
A quaint beach nearer to Kolkata

There are not much activities like in Mandarmani - and yet the beach is attractive. The water... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bakkhali will be perfect a short weekend tour. It doesn't take much time from Kolkata to come to this place. There is nothing much to do here. It is just like the other sea beaches. During low tide, you can roam around the beach, Though...More

Thank Wanderlust000007
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Bakkhali is just 4 hours bus journey from Calcutta, capital of the state West Bengal. Any one will reach here via Diamond Harbour and Namkhana. Bakkhali is famous for it's magical sea beach with red crabs. Nearest tourist attractions are Bon Bibi Mondir (temple), Jhau...More

Thank Sayantan S
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Location and commuting: We traveled to Namkhana using suburban train. took to Toto to the ferry ghat, crossed Hatania-Doania riven in a motorised boat, (you may want consider reserving one if your travel party is more than 3-4 people - it costs 60 Rupees only),...More

1  Thank Avatima
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

A memorable trip with my college friends. Near to daimond harbour. You can get direct bus from esplanade. Solo trip is not recommended. Should visit in group. The place is really nice.

Thank Ranajoy_saha
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The best time to visit Bakkhali is during winter. We have taken a bus from Kolkata to Bakkhali. Tickets were booked online from RedBus. There are two buses available in a day. Both are non-AC and Govt. buses. Its five hours journey. Not at all...More

2  Thank Sanket_kolkata
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Flat beach, shallow water, white sand (though I have seen whiter somewhere else), mangrove, casuarina, gum Arabic trees, fisheries, benfish port and so on Pros: lesser crowd, vast sea beach, casuarina forest adjucent to beach, beautiful Henry's Island, mangrove forest, fish fry at beach, not...More

1  Thank S0umyadeepGh0sh
Reviewed 25 March 2018

There are not much activities like in Mandarmani - and yet the beach is attractive. The water recedes by almost one and a half kilometer during low tide and even after that it stays shallow for quite a distance. So one may sit, lay or...More

1  Thank Arko_Shine
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Calm and quite place. Very few people. Henry island beach is very nice. Bakkhali beach is not existent. Very few places to eat. And not much to do other visiting beaches. Best for a group of people for 1-2 days stay.

Thank Abhimanyu L
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Its around 150 km away from Kolkata. 4 hours bus journey from Esplanade bus stop, Kolkata. Spot booking is available, but it's better you pre book to get preferred seats. The place has few tourist attractions like the beach & the dear Park. The hotels...More

Thank Sweta C
Reviewed 12 November 2017

It is an average destination. Reaching there by car is a bit tough,as there is no bridge at Namkhana. Crossing the river by vessel actually takes 2-3 minutes,however on days when tourists flock to Bakkhali one may have to wait 3 hours in the queue....More

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Sohini D
13 December 2017|
Response from paglababa2017 | Reviewed this property |
Ami bolbo beach e Henry Island/ Bakkhali besi dur e jaben na, anek ta oltano gamlar mato, jakhon joarer jol asbe age asar rasta vorti hoye jabe j ta khub khatarnak, civic police/local lokjon j khane ba j dike jete na korbe... More