Distance from Kolkata: 110km
Sagardwip is a small island, a part of the Sundarbans group of islands.
Ganga is one of the most sacred rivers in the world and the point where Ganga meets the sea is considered holy by Hindus. Thousands of Pilgrims make way to Sagardwip, every year in mid January, to take a holy dip in the river during the Ganga Sagar Fair. The Ganga Sagar Fair is the second most attended fair in the world, after the popular Kumbha Mela. If you want to get a taste of India’s elaborate culture and beliefs, Sagardwip is meant for you.