HEMNAGAR
ABOUT THE PLACE

In the interiors of the great Sundarban mangrove forests, Hemnagar is an ideal place to spend a few days amongst the local inhabitants of this island. One can while away hours sitting on the banks of the wide Raymangal River. From Hemnagar jetty, take a local country motor boat to Gosaba. After crossing the river at Pakhirala from Gosaba, you will reach Sajnekhali.


HOW TO REACH

Board the local train from Sealdah station for Hasanabad. After crossing the Hasanabad River, a bus will take you up to Lebukhali. On reaching Lebuhali take the trekker up to Jogeshganj. From Jogeshganj it takes half an hour to reach Hemnagar by auto rickshaw or van rickshaw.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

winter

ACCOMMODATION

District Councilís Tourist Rest House.
Rent: Double-bedroom is Rs.150/-; dormitory is also available.

To spend a night at Hasanabad, you can stay at the Municipal Corporation Guest House.


TRAVEL TIPS For booking Hemnagar Tourist Rest House, please contact the following address:

North 24 Parganas District Council
Barasat
Tel: (033) 2562-4593, 2562-4594