Best places to visit in West Bengal in monsoon
Monsoon – The cooler breeze from the Bay of Bengal will bring rains and much relief to the sun baked Kolkata City and places of West Bengal. The months of June, July and August are great for traveling to nearby places. The following is a list of 5 such monsoon destinations in West Bengal.
Monsoon Destinations in West Bengal
Near to Shantiniketan, the famous Sonajhuri forest is best for rest and local art & culture. The most popular Sonibarer Haat (Saturday) is very near to this place. With nearby slow flowing Kopai River and the forest full of local birds, Sonajhuri is one of the best places to stay amidst nature during the rainy season. The Khowai region, Biswabharati and Kankalitala Temple are nearby.
Mandarmani Sea Beach
The Mandarmani beach is clean and wide. Best for a dip during the monsoon. The changing clouds over the Bay of Bengal and the cool evening breeze makes it one of the most popular sea beaches near Kolkata. With adventure sport facilities available on the beach, Mandarmani is a great weekend spot for family and friends.
Gadiara River Front
Gadiara is located in the meeting point of River Damodar, River Hooghly and River Rupnarayan. A boat ride on the river and famous Bengalee fish meals make this place popular to local tourists. Garchumuk and Geonkhali are nearby spots that can be visit during the stay. You can savor the spectacular sunrise and sunset over the vast expanse of water.