Enjoying your weekends at Raichak located just 50 Km/ 35 mile and
90 minutes by road from Calcutta on the banks of the Hooghly River near Diamond Harbour.
It is 70 Km/ 45 mile from Dum Dum International Airport. 6 Km from Export Zone at Falta.
20 Minutes across the river from Haldia. Raichak is fast becoming an ideal destination for
Calcuttans looking for a short break from the city grind.
It is a popular destination for companies wanting residential programmes for its
executives and for long board meetings. It is also becoming popular among older people who
want to take a short break without having to undertake an arduous journey.
Summer: April to Mid June-Max. 40 deg.
C Min. 30 deg. C
Monsoon-Mid June to Mid September
Winter-October to March-Max. 27 deg. C
Min. 10 deg. C
What to see and feel at Raichak:
Scenic Beauty and Raichak fort a
British fort guarding
the river approach against pirates, it mixes modern architecture with 18th century
Circa 1783. General Watson is
dispatched to Fort Raichak with wife Mary, daughter Caroline and sixty-five soldiers. Is
it destiny? The gods smile. Somewhere deep inside a storm begins to rage. Memories of the
past are still alive here, amidst the breathtaking environs.
Sailboats drift along serene
while the resurrected Fort Raichak lives on to tell another glorious story.
The Fort Raichak converted in to FFort a
Radission Resort is a delightful getaway along the waters of the Hoogly. The Echoes of
history with modern creature comforts make it an ideal family gateway or a business
A host of rather unusual activities
take you through the day. Teach your kid to fly a kite. Sneak your wife off to the moat
for a boat ride. There is fun and discovery at every step.
Listen and the ancient walls will
whisper the tale. Long gone, but not forgotten.
As the sun goes down, the place to be
is the sunset terrace. According to folklore, the sight of a glorious sunset on the
river from The Fort will the convert the most unromantic of us all. Find out for yourself.
Resorts for your weekends:
- Shyamolina Riverside Weekend Retreat.
- Radisson Fort.
- Magna Charta Club runs by Paes En Sport
for leisure and pleasure.