Ganga Sagar Tour
Gangasagar Yatra is popular all over the world for the holy bath Yatra as mentioned in the Mahabharata where a learned sage explained the significance of taking dip at the confluence of Gangasagar to Bhisma. Since that time this place has been regarded as the one of the holiest places to take bath. Gangasagar Yatra especially falls on either 14th or 15th January every year in which the devotees perform their rituals and prayer and take a dip in the holy Ganges. The very concept behind this holy dip during Gangasagar Yatra is to cleanse and to purify the soul.
The visitors to the holy destination of Sagar Island seek mukti (salvation) here. On the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti, sometime during winter (mid-January), pilgrims from across the country come together at Ganga Sagar to take a holy dip at the confluence of the river Ganga and the Bay of Bengal. Following the sacred dip, they offer 'Puja' at the ashram located nearby which is related with Kapil Muni - the celebrated sage of ancient times.
Other attractions of the Sagar Island include, Kapil Muni temple at South Sagar, Fairgrounds at South Sagar, Sea beach at South Sagar, Sagar Marine Park at South Sagar, Sagar Lighthouse and Port at Beguakhali, Ramkrisna Mission Ashram, Sushama Devichowdhurani Marine Biological Research Institute (SDMBRI) at Bamankhali, Chimaguri Mudflat -- the entry point to the Mangrove Forest, besides Wind Mills -- The Island receives its power from the wind energy.
Reaching There:- Sagar Island is located 150 km away from Kolkata -- the state’s capital – which is well connected by rail, road and air. Coming back to Sagar Island, to make a pilgrimage to this one of the most visited tourist places in India one has hire boats or ferries that regularly ply between the island and the mainland.
Kolkata To Ganga Sagar
Same day tour
1-3 pax- 4000 rs with ac taxi
1-6 pax- 6000 rs with ac scorpio
Mayapur To Ganga Sagar
Same Day Tour
1-3 pax- 5000 rs with ac taxi
4-6 pax-7000 rs with ac scorpio