Garchumuk (60Km from Kolkata) is located on the district of Howrah of West Bengal at the confluence of River Hooghly and River Damodar. The spot, offering the spectacular view of the Ganges is gradually emerging as a popular tourist destination ideal for a weekend tour. It is situated at the converging point of the two rivers, Damodar and Hooghly (which is Ganges), which enhances the scenic beauty of the location.
Visitors flock to Garchumuk to view the spectacular barrage called Atanna Gate (58 No. Gate) where 58 lock gates have been built. The Deer Park at Garchumuk is an added attraction. One can also go for a boat ride in the River Damodar. www.fluidr.com/photos/rajeve