Distance : 108 km
Estimated Time : 4 hours
Kolkata to Gangasagar is a popular route for tourism. Sagar Island is an island in the Ganges delta, lying on the Continental Shelf of Bay of Bengal about 100 km (54 nautical miles) south of Kolkata. This island forms the Sagar CD Block in Kakdwip subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal. Although Sagar Island is a part of Sundarbans, it does not have any tiger habitation or mangrove forests or small river tributaries as is characteristic of the overall Sundarban delta. This island, also known as Gangasagar or Sagardwip, is a place of Hindu pilgrimage.
“Gangasagar - Once in a lifetime pilgrimage.”
Every year on the day of Makar Sankranti (14 January), hundreds of thousands of Hindus gather to take a holy dip at the confluence of river Ganges and Bay of Bengal and offer prayers (puja) in the Kapil Muni Temple. Kolkata Port Trust has a pilot station and a light house.The Gangasagar fair and pilgrimage is held annually on Sagar Island's southern tip, where the Ganges enters the Bay of Bengal. This confluence is also called Gangasagar or Gangasagara. Near the confluence is the Kapil Muni Temple. The Gangasagar pilgrimage and fair is the second largest congregation of mankind after the triennial ritual bathing of Kumbha Mela.
Taxi from Kolkata to Gangasagar is readily available at CabBazar.
Kolkata to Gangasagar by car is well connected via Diamond Harbour road and is a very convenient and comfortable drive. Kolkata to Gangasagar distance is 108 Km and is a 4 hours journey. Other famous tourist places on this route and nearby are :
Bishalakshi & Shitala Temple
Harin Bari Church of God
Radha Krishna Temple
Karimnagar Hat Mohalla Madina Masjid
You can plan to include them in your itinerary. With CabBazar, you can customize the itinerary as per your choice and enjoy the trip to fullest.
The Sagar Beach
Ganga Sagar Mela
Kapil Muni Ashram or Kapil Muni Temple
The Sagar Lighthouse
Bharat Seva Ashram
Jambudwip or Jambu Dweep
Muri Ganga River
Being an Aggregator, CabBazar provides you enormous car options for your Kolkata to Gangasagar taxi booking. You can mention your specific preference, if any, while raising a taxi booking request. Our partnered taxi services providers have various cars available with them for Kolkata to Gangasagar taxi service. At high level, we classify taxi in below four categories :
Kolkata to Gangasagar Taxi Prices
Per Km Rate
|Hatchback||Wagon-R, Indica or similar||4 seater||Rs. 9|
|Sedan||Dzire, Etios or similar||4 seater||Rs. 9|
|SUV||Xylo, Ertiga or similar||6 seater||Rs. 12.5|
|Assured Innova||Innova, Innova Crysta||6 seater||Rs. 13.5|
CabBazar is committed to keep the pricing as simple and clear as possible. So, we provide one price for your Kolkata to Gangasagar taxi which covers a specified maximum kilometer and maximum days. So, you know upfront how much taxi is going to cost you and plan your budget well.
The prices are dynamic and transparent and give a win-win deal for both you and our partnered taxi services providers. You can choose car as per your preference.
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