Location: 22°51'24" N, 87°20'30"E (Info taken from site)
Average Elevation: 35-60 Mtrs. (Info taken from site)
Age of Landscape: 10,000 Years (Info taken from site)
The Grand Canyon of Bengal is an awe-inspiring natural wonder located in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a deep, steep-sided gorge carved by the Shilabati River, making it one of the most spectacular sites in India. According to folklore, the Pandavas, five brothers from the Hindu epic Mahabharata, arrived at Gangani during their exile period. During this time, they encountered a deamon named Baka Rakshasha who challenged Bhima to a one-on-one fight. During this fight, the canyon of Gangani was created as a result of the immense strength of both combatants. The canyon is still present today and is believed to be the result of this legendary battle between Bhima and Baka Rakshasha.
The Grand Canyon of Bengal is known for its breathtaking views and unique landscape that features rocky cliffs and lush green forests. The canyon also serves as a home to many species of birds. Visitors can explore this majestic site by taking part in activities such as trekking, and camping. With its stunning beauty and rich cultural heritage, the Grand Canyon of Bengal Gangani is truly a must-visit destination for anyone looking for an unforgettable experience.
Are you looking for a place to stay at Gangani? Look no further! The Government of West Bengal has made it easy for visitors to book a room at the site. All you need to do is go to https://tourism.paschimmedinipur.net/booking and book your room.
For further official information, visitors can contact the reception at the site directly. This ensures that your stay is comfortable and that all your queries are answered in a timely manner. So don't hesitate, book your room now and enjoy the beauty of Gangani at Garhneta!