Raichak, sitauted 50 km south of Kolkata
and 6 km from Falta
, is on the banks of Hooghly River
near Diamond Harbour. It is an ideal destination for a short break from the city. Raichak Fort is a colonial-era fort built in 1783. Landscaped gardens, swimming pool, and a boat ride in the non-rainy seasons attract visitors.
Regular air-conditioned coach services ply between Raichak and Kolkata every 2 hours. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is 70 km from Raichak.