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Things to do in Bakkhali

Bakkhali offers a calm and peaceful beach side with lovely sun set and serene atmosphere. The list of things to do in Bakkhali is not very long. Rest on beach and hear sea water roaring back and forth. Religious travellers can visit Bishhalakshmi temple situated at the end of Bakkhali beach or take a ride on rickshaw van and visit Watch Tower or nearby Henry’s Island.

Have a relaxing holiday by taking a dip in sea, appreciating the beauty of surrounding forests and relishing fresh sea food in solitude. Take a long walk on the beach and don’t forget to shop for some sea shells and pearls at the small local shops.

Sightseeing in Bakkhali

Sightseeing in Bakkhali includes a walk over the beach from Bakkhali to Frasergunj. The rickshaw van is the only transport available locally.

Shopping in Bakkhali

Shopping in Bakkhali is all about buying Hyderabad-pearls and artefacts made of sea-shells from the small shops near the beach including jewellery, key chains, among other things that make for some great souvenirs to take back home.

Activities in Bakkhali

There is no scope for adventure activities in Bakkhali, as it is a secluded coastal town of West Bengal that has not yet been touched by commercialisation.

NearBy Places in Bakkhali

If you are looking to take an excursion from Bakkhali, the places near Bakkhali include Fraserganj that has a beautiful beach and is only 2kms away from Bakkhali.


Eating Out in Bakkhali

Most hotels have their own restaurants that offer fairly good food. If you want to explore eating out in Bakkhali then try hotel New Parijat that offers all sorts of fish like the pomfret, hilsa, prawn and the standard rui and katla at moderate prices.

Festivals & Events in Bakkhali

Durga Pooja is the most important festivals in Bakkhali. Other than this the Ujaan Festival takes place in the month of March and is a three day music and art festival that aims to bring together musicians, thinkers, activists and organisations working in varied fields and disciplines, from across the globe to highlight the impending crisis situation and help raise funds in aid of the people and ecology of the Sunderbans delta that is fast disappearing due to man made climate change.

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