Weekend Escape Location – Take One@ Taki – Video Walkthrough
To escape from the humdrum of daily life, sneak out a weekend on the borders of India, on the banks of Ichamati River in the small town of Taki. In West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district, Taki is a municipality under the Basirhat subdivision. An extremely peaceful place to rest near the banks of river Ichhamati as well a nice place to go sightseeing, Taki is the place for weekends.
Things to do in Taki: Being close to our neighboring country Bangladesh, a boat ride on the waters of Ichamoti is an activity you surely cannot miss. Another boat ride to the Machranga Island is also a nice thing to be done here. Hire a van rickshaw and visit the Golpatar jungle. The experience of the newly made canopy jungle path walk inside the Golpatar jungle is unique and interesting. Remember to carry a photo identity proof if you want to visit the Golpatar jungle, as BSF will only let you enter the region if you have one. While in Taki, you must try the famous sweet “chanar malpoa.” of this region.
Best time to visit Taki: Taki can be visited any time of the year. However, the most suitable time to visit Taki is during the winter season, especially due to the original jaggery or Patali Gur available there. Another time to visit, which is equally memorable, is to watch the Goddess Durga immersion following the Durga puja. This is a spectacular event in Taki as idols from both the countries are immersed on the waters of Ichamati together.
Author Abhishek Ganguli:
A call of the River….serenading with the sky….a rural rendezvous….about 73 kms north east of Kolkata….situated on the Banks of Icchamati….also known as the gateway to Mini Sunderbans….. TAKI….. A Small town, under Basirhat subdiv, N24 paraganas in West Bengal State.
Our Cameras Rolled -we went on Filming…as our mind…body & soul got refreshed…rejuvenated.
Learning System under its Travel @ Beyond Horizons presents TAKE ONE @ TAKI Written, shot, narrated & directed by: Abhishek Ganguli
Taki is a place to smell the true essence of rural Bengal. Flashback to Bengal’s bygone Golden Days…the murmurs of History. Taki was a land of old zamindars. The first zamindar was Krishna Das Roychoudhury, descendent of Birat Guha, one of the five kyasthas to move to Bengal from Kanauj.
Watch…experience…SHARE. Music for the film has been created by
Experimental Band *SROT…and Script Research by Namrata Mitra.
Edit & Styling by Mithun Adhikary
Starring Arunima Chumki Ganguli & Ranjan Basu as Travellers