A Weekend Trip to Junput, Midnapore, West Bengal

A weekend at Junput, 40 km away from Digha and 9km from Contai.

Everywhere is green and green. One will find rows of casurina trees that create a wonderful backdrop during the sunset in the western sky. This is the scenic beauty of Junput. Junput is fast developing into a travel destination. People are preferring trips to Junput, where the nature is more serene, the atmosphere is calm and the sea is less wild. For the people who prefer staying in places that are far away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Junput is an ideal place to go. As the beach is less crowdy compared to other beaches one will surely enjoy a romantic stroll through the soft golden sandy surface of Junput and the refreshing sea breeze which blows throughout the day. One may enjoy his/her time relaxing on the beach and taking sunbath.

Near Junput there is confluence of the river Ganges and the river Rasulpur. The seabeach will appear to you as your own one, nobody is going to disturb you.

There is not much to see in and around Junput, except the duck breeding farm and the center for study in Oceanic Biology. Originally a small fishing village, Junput has turned into a center for brackish fish cultivation and is the place where research on fishes is carried on by the West Bengal Fisheries Department. The foodlovers can try delicious sea food like lobsters and pomfrets that are available at a cheap rate in the local dhabas.
If you wish you can visit the famous temple of Bankim Chandra's Kapalkundala, Dariapur Light House etc.

4 km away from Junput there is another calm and quiet sea beach. Casurina trees, blue water, golden seabeach and groups of red crabs – this completes Bankiput. During the night of full moon it looks like heaven.

How to reach Junput

Junput is about 9km from Contai and is 40km away from Digha by bus. If you travel from Kolkata then you have to come to Contai and then take a left turn towards Junput.

Where to stay at Junput, Midnapore

Junput Resort – It is 1 km from Junput Bazar. It is better to book a room before reaching there. (Ph No: 9831167537)


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