Bandel (India)

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Bandel cruise port

Region
Asia Rivers

Local Time
2022-05-24 11:22

min: 78 °F (25 °C) / max: 101 °F (39 °C) 96°F
35.6°C
Wind: 132°/ 2.8 m/s  Gust: 1.9 m/sWind: 132°/ 2.8 m/s  Gust: 1.9 m/sLight breeze
2.8 m/s
Min / Max Temperature101 °F / 39 °C
78 °F / 26 °C
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Bandel is a Hooghly River (Ganges River) cruise port and town in India's West Bengal state, with a population of around 10,000. The town was founded during Portuguese India (colonial period 1505-1961). Today it is part of the Kolkata metro region and a large railway junction (train station) located approx 40 km (25 mi) from Howrah.

Bandel (India) river cruise port

Current-day town's economy is based on Thermal Power Station (opened in 1965, with capacity around 530 MW), bakery industries, trade (Bandel Bazar - one of the district's biggest markets serving agricultural import and export / especially mango, watermelon, rice), banking, railway engineering and manufacturing, paper manufacturing, education (schools and colleges). The nearest airport is in Kolkata (Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose).

 

As a cruise port, Bandel was included in the 2019 schedule of the riverboat Ganges Voyager II (2014-built). The next table shows the ship's 7-day itinerary (themed "India's Golden Triangle and the Sacred Ganges") with prices from ~USD 6900 pp.

Date / TimePort
16 NovDeparting from Kolkata
17 NovKalna
18 NovMotihari
19 NovMurshidabad
20 NovMayapur
21 NovBandel
22-23 Nov (overnight)Arriving in Kolkata
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