Gangani at Garbeta - The Grand Canyon of Bengal

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Gangani at Garbeta - The Grand Canyon of Bengal


I believe most of you heard about the Grand Canyon which is located in Arizona USA.  The natural formation of the Grand Canyon in Arizona is a layered band of red rock. This formation created by the erosion of millions of years of geological process. The Grand Canyon in Arizona is averaging 17KM wide and 1.5KM deep along its 450KM length.


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There is a lot of information available for The Grand Canyon in Arizona, So in this blog, we will discuss the Grand Canyon of Bengal which is located in Garbeta, West Bengal. Its original name is Gangani's Khula. At the time of 2010, Gangani is only known to the local people of Garbeta and west Midnapore and Bankura as it is located near the border of Bankura but due to Facebook and Youtube now it became a well known weekend destination in West Bengal. In the winter season, it became a very much crowded destination, a lot of people came here from Kolkata and other places of Bengal.
You see Gangani The Grand Canion of Bengal in the below YouTube video.






 In the last 5 years, a lot of TV serial and few movie songs have been shooted here, you can see a song on this youtube.



The natural formation of Gangani, The Grand Canyon in Bengal is created by the erosion of years of geological process. Unlike The Grand Canyon in Arizona, it is layered of different types of soil where  The Grand Canyon in Arizona is a layered band of red rock. The upper layer of the soil Gangani is much harder but the inner layer is much Fragile that's the main reason this kind of formation is created. Every year a few of formation is being collapsed and new formation is being created here. 

Gangani Garbeta Picnic Spot Grand canyon of bengal



You can say the Gangani, The Grand Canyon in Bengal is a nanoscale of The Grand Canyon in Arizona because The Grand Canyon in Arizona is much longer (approx 450KM) much wider (approx 17KM), and much deeper (1.5KM) where Gangani is approx 1 KM long and 300M. - 400.M wide and approx 100Ft. deep.

Gangani Garbeta Balancing Rock Grand Canyon Bengal



It will take approx 2 hours to explore the whole Gangani. Usually, people came here on the weekend. Winter is the best season to do a picnic here. A lot of local people go there in the afternoon for an evening walk. Overall it is a nice place to visit on weekend. 

Gangani Garbeta Cave Grand Canyon Of Bengal



How to reach Gangani?

Via Bus:
  •  At first, need to reach Midnapore or Bishnupur or Bankura. 
  • From Bankura or Bishnupur you need to board the bus toward Midnapore and have come down at Garbeta. 
  • From Midnapore, you need to board the bus toward Bishnupur and have come down at Garbeta. Garbeta is Located in the middle of Bishnupur and Midnapore. 
  • From Garbeta busts stop you have to go to Garbeta college bus stop there is a lot of auto toward Garbeta College or you can book an auto to reach Gangani.
  • From Garbeta Collage Gangani is 1KM walking distance.
Via Train:
  • There a few trains available from Howrah to Garbeta in the morning which returns in the afternoon so you can easily return on the same day.
  • From Garbeta station there is a lot of autos to reach Garbeta College or you can book an auto to reach Gangani.
  • From Garbeta Collage Gangani is 1KM walking distance.


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