Freedom Festival

Freedom Festival

Mousuni is a small island of the Sunderban Delta. Its beauty lies in the confluence of the sea with the river. Your stay at our backpackers’ camp is going to be a unique and exciting experience in itself. Though this camp doesn't have the luxury of five star hotels, it will give you the experience of billion stars, the song of the sea and the music of the winds. Starting from fishing to beach cycling, from playing volleyball in the sand to laying idly with your favorite book on the hammock or looking at the magical sky during sunrise or sunset for hours sitting at the gazebo, our camp has a whole bunch of exciting experiences to feed your Backpacking Soul.

Overview

Your stay at our Backpackers’ camp is going to be a unique and exciting experience in itself. We have adventure tents, family tents and mud cottages to choose from. Our camp offers you a common area cum dining space to enjoy your food. In evening, you can enjoy campfire with stories and have a taste of delicious chicken barbeque.  We have four western toilets with 24 hours running water. Starting from fishing to beach cycling, from playing volleyball in the sand to lying idly with your favorite book on the hammock, and watching beautiful sunset for hours sitting at the gazebo, our camp has a whole bunch of exciting experiences to offer.

 

11:00 A.M: Check in Welcome Drinks (Nimbu Pani / Coconut Water)

01:30 P.M : Lunch (Rice, Dal, Brinjal fry, Vegetable Curry, Fish Curry)

06:00 P.M : Evening Snacks (Pakora, Puffed Rice, Tea)

09:00 P.M : Dinner (Rice / Roti, Vegetable Curry, Chicken Curry)

(Next Day)

08:00 A.M : Breakfast (Puri, Vegetable Curry, Boiled Egg, Tea)

Reach Namkhana by bus or train (Rs. 30/- from Sealdah).

Take one motor van to ferry ghat (Rs. 10/- per head).

Cross the Hatania Dotania river by boat (5minutes ride, Rs. 2/- per head or reserve at Rs. 40/- per boat).

Take Tata Magic (every 15mins service) and reach Bagdanga kheya ghat (Normal backpackers) (Shared Rs. 15/- per head or reserved car Rs. 350/- per vehicle) / Durgapur kheya ghat  (for Four Wheelers) / Huzzuti kheya ghat (for Bikers) (45mins ride).

Cross Chinai river and reach Bagdanga by boat (10 mins ride, Rs. 3/- per head). From Bagdanga, Motor van and Toto available at Rs. 20/- per head.

For car parking at Durgapur Ghat , contact us well before your trip date.

 

Detailed train timings from Shealdah and Namkhana :

Shealdah - Namkhana: 4:00 A.M, 5:12 A.M, 7:14 A.M, 9:16 A.M, 10:12 A.M. (From Ballyngunge), 11:50 A.M, 1:20 P.M, 2:20 P.M, 4:43 P.M, 5:28 P.M, 6:57 P.M. (Except Sunday), 8:30 P.M. (Upto Kakdwip), 9:30 P.M. 

Namkhana - Shealdah: 4:07 A.M, 4:37 A.M, 5:55 A.M, 7:26 A.M, 8:12 A.M, 10:20 A.M, 12:28 A.M, 1:32 P.M. (Upto Ballygunge), 3:00 P.M, 4:33 P.M, 5:32 P.M, 7:45 P.M, 8:46 P.M, 10:10 P.M. (Upto Laxmikantapur). 

 

Izifiso will not be responsible for any changes in train timings. Please check irctc before travelling. 

When you are at Mousuni Island Backpackers’ camp we give you the best opportunity to stay on a beach and make new friends while sharing stories. Campfire with chicken barbeque is the best part of our camp to enjoy and strengthen your friendship. Witness most beautiful sunrise and sunset and walk on the beach under a million stars.

You can join our team and explore the local area, mainly the fisherman colony which is badly affected by sea level rise and an adventurous journey to the mangrove area. You can also plan a bird watching walk.

Football, guitar and cycle will definitely add excitement to your stay.

Being an integral part of responsible tourism, Izifiso always focus on lending a helping hand in developing the places they touch. In Mousuni Island, Izifiso is employing only the local people for all the areas where manpower is needed. This helps in woman empowerment and overall betterment of the livelihood of the people, making them more confident.

We also try to work for education of local children with an idea to set an educational center in the area in near future.

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