Popular Attractions of Garchumuk
Garchumuk is a picnic spot in Howrah and has other popular attractions where tourists throng to visit. Listed below are some of the popular spots.
Atanna Gate: It is one of the prime attractions in the region. With 58 locks, the marshy area of Atanna Gate houses a large number of avifauna. The winter season brings about the migratory birds like waterfowls from Central and Asia, attracting avid bird watchers to visit this place.
Garchumuk Deer Park: Dotted with thick sub tropical forests, the Garchumuk Deer Park is another famous tourist attraction in the area. The dense forest is the abode of deers and has a vast collection of birds like koel, papia, rose ringed parakeet and tree pipit. On the way to this park there is also an irrigational canal which offers an exquisite view of the Ganges River.
58 Gate Children Park: A part of the Garchumuk eco-tourism centre, the 58 Children Park is located at the confluence of the Hooghly and Damodar Rivers. Overlooking the shimmering stream of the Ganga River, this place is also known as the Peacock House.
Visiting Information on Garchumuk
The closest railway station from Garchumuk is in Uluberia at about a distance of 15 km. Since there are no direct trains leading towards Uluberia Railway Station, the people need to board a train for Howrah. The nearest airport is the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata.
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(Last Updated on : 29-09-2018)
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