Jambu Dwip is located at the sea-mouth of Ganga in South 24 Parganas. This small island is a refuge to great range of bird species, reptiles and fish life. It also houses a huge casuarina grove.
Places to see at Jambu Dwip: The island itself is the main attraction which is the home for a wide range of species of bird and reptile. A great range of marine life consisting of mainly the fishes is really charming.
Nearby attractions from Jambu Dwip: You can take a trip to witness the beach life of Bakkhali or visit Frasergunj which is often considered to be the twin town of Bakkhali. You may also find the Lothian Island located nearby.
Things to do at Jambu Dwip: Take a stroll around this small island and enjoy the exquisite beauty of nature and wildlife, particularly birds and plant life.
Best time to visit at Jambu Dwip: You can visit Jambu Dwip throughout the year.
How to go ?
You first have to reach Frazergunj from where you can take a motor boat for Jambu Dwip.
Where to stay ?
Jambudwip has not much accommodation facility. You can stay at Bakkhali or Frazerganj which is not much far from the place. Bakhali Tourist Lodge is an option. For booking details you may contact:
3/2, B.B.D. Bag (East), Kolkata – 700 001
Phone : (033)22436440 /22488271 Website: wbtourism.gov.in
Some private hotels in Bakkhali are:
Hotel Deepak: (+91) 03210 225277/ (+91) 97326 04833
Hotel Amarabati: (+91) 09732619340 / 9647367780
Note : Phone numbers given above are according to the information available with us. If you find any contact number/s given above is/are incorrect or not in use, please let us know.