Burraghutu, Bankura – 220 kms from Kolkata

Burraghtutu

Burraghtutu

Burraghutu is a remote village on a hilltop with a spectacular view of the Kansabati River basin. Tucked within a forest in Bankura, this tribal village is straight from the pages of any adventure novel. The Kansabati River Basin is dotted with small islands and few of them are designated wildlife parks, where you can find deer roaming freely. While staying here, you can explore the nearby tribal villages famous for terracotta and Dokra artworks and visit the ruins of ancient Jain temples. Boating in Kansabati River and day trips to the deep dark forests of Kuilapal are few other things you can do from Burraghutu. BOOKING DETAILS OF BURRAGHUTU


Places to see at Burraghutu: The resort is built on a hillock overlooking the Kansabati River basin. Burraghutu is a small tribal village “lost in time.” From here you can visit the Kanshabati riverside and the nearby forest villages, where you can spot some Chithals and rare birds.

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Nearby attractions from Burraghutu: Around 4 kms. from Burraghutu is the little-known village of Ambikanagar, which was once a pilgrimage for Jains in Bengal. Now, only ruins of the Jain temples and lonely statues of Pareshnath can be seen scattered on Pareshnath Hill. Ambikanagar is also famous for its Dokra and Terracotta works. A 30 kms. drive from Buraghuutu through the dense Sal forests of Makhnu and Belgeria would take you to Kuilapal Forest Village. The drive is one of the most enchanting experiences you can have in the forests of Bankura.

Burraghutu, Kansabati River

Boating at Kansabati River

Things to do in Burraghutu: Here, you can take walks along the riverside or visit the nearby handicraft villages to see how tribal work on their Dokra and terracotta creations. Bird watching in the adjacent forests, boating in Kansabati River, long drives through dense Sal forests are few things to keep on your “to-do” list while visiting Buraghuutu. While staying in the resort, you can enjoy cultural programs performed by local artists in the evenings.

How to reach Burraghutu: You can board trains to Bankura Junction (around 50 kms. away), which is the nearest major rail head of Buraghuutu. You can take regular trains from Howrah like Rupashi Bangla Express to reach Bankura Station. If you are taking the road, then avail Durgapur Expressway (AH1) till Durgapaur and then take NH314 through Bankura to reach Burraghutu. Kolkata is around 260 kms. from Buraghuutu by road.

Best time to visit Burraghutu: You can visit Burraghutu anytime of the year. The monsoons bring in dark rolling clouds over the Kansabati River across the horizon and drenches the lush forests of Burraghutu whereas the winters bring some sparkling weather and birds and butterflies.

Burraghutu resort, Bankura

Burraghutu resort

Lodging and dining facilities at Burraghutu: The resort is located on hilltop at Buraghuutu with a panoramic view of the Kansabati River basin and surrounding hills. Landscaped beautifully with sculptures, gazebos and Open Air Stage, this resort is a gem of an eco-resort. There are Double Bed AC rooms and Four bedded AC rooms here which are decked with all modern amenities like attached western bathrooms with geysers, Televisions, comfy beds and wardrobes. The resort facilities include car parking, dining hall, 24 hour power supply, lawns and landscaped gardens. Food is essentially Bengali cuisine and served in the dining hall.

BOOKING DETAILS OF BURRAGHUTU

 


 

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