Diamond Harbour

Diamond Harbour is a popular weekend destination for tourists. Every year in winter thousands of visitors come here. The sunrise and sunset in the banks of river Hooghly will make you impressed. You can also hire a boat and sail in the river. It will be an unforgettable experience. One can also see the ruins of the Chingrikhali Fort which was built in th 16th century and was earlier inhabited by the Portugese. But the best thing to do in Diamond Harbour is to sit on the banks of the river and watch the passing boats and ships.

Diamond Harbour

How to Reach

You can catch local train from Sealdah (South) and reach Diamond Harbour. It will take about 2 hours. Buses are also running from Esplanade bus terminus to Diamond Harbour.

Accommodation

WBTDC Diamond Harbour Tourist Centre (Sagarika). Tariff - Rs. 600-3000. Tel: 03174-255262.
Ganga Guest House. Tariff - Rs. 500-2000. Tel: 033-23554931.

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