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“steamers”(7 reviews)
“bay of bengal”(9 reviews)
“makar sankranti”(10 reviews)
Sagar Island 743606, India
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Reviewed today via mobile

If you want to one day easy trip to Ganga Sagar..... Step 1. Take train from sealdah at 5:12AM sharp. to kakdwip at 8AM don't change train at laxmikantpur.( If you miss this train you can't complete journey in a day) rs 20 each. Step...More

Thank Lika B
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Had been twice, once in 2005 and stayed there over night and a day visit on 2011 and 2018.A famous Hindu pilgrimage but no bridge connection till date and visitors had to move there using both car and Launch which is not only troublesome but...More

1  Thank 1968_06
Reviewed 15 May 2018

The place is near to Kolkata but don't have direct access. We reached Kakdwip by local train from Sealdah South station at 7.15 a.m. It was 2.5 hours journey. From there, we went to Harwood point Lot no. 8 ferry ghat by Toto (Rs. 15...More

2  Thank bongtravelR
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Left Calcutta early morning by car , took 4 hrs to reach the ship dockyard, took 1 hr to reach Ganga sagar by ship , again took jeep to reach Kapil muni Ashram it took 30 mnts, had a holy dip & visited ashram &...More

4  Thank sanjaygupta6
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This was our 2nd trip to Gangasagar. We started in morning from Kolkata by swift Dezire and reached to dockyard about 10 a.m. Hundred of Pilgtims were waiting for a ship to cross the sea. We were obliged by a police officer because of my...More

Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I had taken my parents to Gangasagar. It was a very nice trip. We had hired a car from Kolkata and left the city early in the morning. Halted at Diamond Harbour for a washroom break, and reached Kakdwip at 10 am. Our hired car...More

5  Thank DSinghtin
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Gnagasagar is a place where river ganga meets the ocean that is bay of Bengal. Its one of the most spiritual place visited by Hindus.People come here to take a dip in ganga to purify there souls.The place is hard to reach and not very...More

5  Thank Sanjeev G
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Not so good arrangement for reaching Gangasagar island, terrible crowd management at the embarkation point for jetty which can result into a stampede kind of situation any day. People are boarded on jetty like animals without any safety gear like safety jackets, etc.

6  Thank MayankH19
Reviewed 10 February 2018

REALLY LIKED VISITING THERE. A VERY QUIET PLACE AND bathing in river ganga is considered to be very holy and itis said u are free from impurities after bathing there. for staying various dharamsalas are available

Thank Jkbagrodia
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Its good place to hang around with friends. Elderly people may face a little trouble (my personal experience)

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14 April 2018|
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Response from DSinghtin | Reviewed this property |
Rs.8/- per person on the ferry. The transportation cost from the disembarking point to Kapil Muni ashram depends on how you want to travel. We had hired a four wheel auto for up and down travel forRs.800/-
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2 March 2018|
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Response from Sanjeev G | Reviewed this property |
there is no option of taking your car to Ganga Sagar anymore as the govt has restricted it.There are 2 places from where the boats of ships take you to gangasagar and from there it's the electric autos.