• Sit, sketch and paint.

  • Visit the neighborhood kilns to witne...

    Take a tour of the neighbouring kilns to see how bricks are manufactured.

  • Get the feel of a farmer while learni...

    Become a farmer for a few minutes, while you learn organic farming in the kitchen garden

  • Show your artistic talent on the rive...

    Care to model with clay on the river bank during low tide?

  • See more stars in one place- sadly th...

    See more stars in one place - the Raichak sky - than Hollywood. Most urban eyes will have never...

  • Watch the full moo n rise from Ganga ...

    watch the full moon rise and transform from dull orange to shining silver. Best glimpsed from t...

  • Listen to the fishermen singing – bes...

    Listen to fishermen singing on their way home through the river, their beat inspired by the spl...

  • View the setting the sun with the mig...

    Catch the shimmer of the setting sun on the river. If you have a camera nearby, try the tungste...

  • The famous Presidential Suite

    Get yourself photographed with the Ffort in the background, so that you can tell all your admir...

  • Visit the sunset from the captain’s d...

    See the sun disappear below the horizon from the Captain’s Deck; then intone with a shaayrana f...

  • Curate your own treasure hunt here

    Create an unforgettable treasure hunt for friends and family (call us for clues!).

  • Witness the village life- a welcome b...

    Walk through the adjoining villages; glimpse villagers getting ahead with their daily lives, so...

  • Cycle around the complex care-free. Y...

    Cycle around the complex. When was the last time you did so (or on second thoughts, did so with...

  • Drive beyond Raichak to Bakkhali to w...

    Drive beyond Raichak to Bakkhali (three hours away) for a change to see the Roopnarayan and Gan...

  • Gaze at the flowing river and you wil...

    Gaze at the river rolling by and intone W. H. Davies’ ‘What is this life, if full of care, we h...

  • Enact Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

    Get the wife to the striped and bulging balcony of Mallika; then stand on the ground floor and ...

  • Talk to the birds at Raichak in their...

    Talk to the birds at Raichak for a change; when they coo, you coo in return; see the volume of ...

  • Witness the arched tree en-route your...

    Relish the visual spectacle of the arched trees after you turn at Serakole on your way to Raich...

  • Roll down your bus windows to soak in...

    Roll up the windows to shut extraneous sound and dust until you get to Sarisha More; roll down ...

  • You get to see a spectacular Batik on...

    Raise your head to view the spectacular batik on the ceiling of the Ganga Kutir restaurant; the...

  • You get to see the largest individual...

    Find your way across the Pakhiralaya catwalk to the point where it overlooks the FX-11 Bagan ba...

  • Enjoy the country side life as you ri...

    Step outside the property, hire the village equivalent of a bus (a cycle rickshaw with a flat b...

  • The underwater subject

    Get your subject underwater at the Ffort pool, make him/her face straight up, shoot from above...

  • 630 fresh flower petals each day at A...

    Look in wonder at the bowl on the receptionist’s table in Anaya Spa; it contains 630 petals bu...

  • Be a little filmy, ring the bells at ...

    Stagger like Deewar- wala Amitabh at the Anaya Spa entrance, ringing the overhead bells and mou...

  • Susepend yourself at the Anaya Spa. P...

    Suspend yourself in the Anaya Spa floatarium like they do in the ultrasaline Dead Sea; remember ...

  • Get yourself a rebel look and feel- w...

    Wear bold black; stand against the tiled black-and-white background of the Ffort Suites; captio...

  • The Whitney 1865 picture with the Guns

    Get someone to picture you with the guns on the wall of the Ffort; floor the audience with the ...

  • Potray a virtual stunt by lensing you...

    Photograph your children standing between Ganga Kutir’s Infinity Pool and the river; caption th...

  • Tease your mind with the words of Pau...

    Tell yourself you will do nothing in Raichak; then spend 10 hours teasing the mind with the works...

  • Catch the magical 15 minutes after th...

    Arm yourself with a camera and catch the sky during the magical 15 minutes after sunset; set the ...

  • Derive the anti-imperliastic pleasure...

    Play chess on the mega-board of the Ffort property; derive anti- imperialistic pleasure in gettin...

  • Boat on the moat

  • De-stress with the palm trees at pakh...

    Hear the swish of the palm trees in Pakhiralaya on any lazy afternoon; this de- stressor comes free.

  • We promise you will fall asleep in 6 ...

    When it pours, sneak into the gazebo behind the Ffort, lie on the floor, shut your eyes, tune in ...

  • The Pebble Hunt

    Send your children on a pebble hunt (‘perfectly oval, white and black spots, smooth surface only’...

  • Three water levels at the Infinity Pool

    Shoot the water falling across three levels at the Infinity Pool (Ganga Kutir) in variously slow ...

  • Catch the In house DJ playing live in...

    Request the inhouse DJ to deliver a live performance at Footloose.

  • Glide noiselessly through the propert...

    Hitch a lift on a passing golf cart, take the back seat and glide noiselessly through the property.

  • Selfie under the Ffort Arch

    Take a selfie under the Ffort Arch

  • Milk the cow at Goushalas

    Milk the cow at Goushala; typically rare experience for urban hands!

  • The silvery droplets

    Photograph the natural phenomenon of silvery droplets on leaves in Ganga Kutir’s lily pond; best ...

  • The virtual Butterfly gardens

    Get enthralled by the Butterfly Gardens at various places.

  • Cruising in Pari with the Surreal Mig...

    Feel the Ganges breeze in your face, while you are cruising mid-river in the Pari at 30 kmph.

  • Spell bird-calls for a change

  • Steal yourself into Pakhiralaya and J...

    Rise before sunrise, steal into Pakhiralaya and jot down different bird-calls (the list should go...

  • The clock tower and the midnight stil...

    Walk in the midnight stillness and darkness from the clock tower in The Ffort Suites to the Ffort.

  • Get clicked for posterity under the a...

  • Transport into another world with our...

    Get into a peppy mood with the specially invented Mint Special (chopped pineapple, sweet lime, mi...

  • Float with the fragrance of Champa Tr...

    Float into your alpha at Room E of Anaya Spa with a view of a champa tree and the Ganges.

  • The Strettcchh Masseur

    Get the ~asseur at Anaya Spa to give you a ‘stretttcccch’ while he balances (not holds!) you on h...

  • Your golden chance to watch a multi r...

    Watch a multi-racial pigeon family - white, brown and black - step out for its morning walk from ...

  • Trees at handshake distance

    Walk 20 feet ahead of Pakhiralaya 20AB - where full-grown trees are within handshake distance and...

  • The Enthusiastic Ducklings

    Watch the enthusiasm of the Ganga Kutir ducklings as you feed them bread crumbs!

  • Visit the green carpet at the lush lawns

    Take your shoes off and feel the unbelievable sponginess of the garden at the SMIFS Bagan bari (p...

  • Photograph the idyllic bliss of a whi...

    Photograph the idyllic bliss of a white-masted sail boat plough noiselessly through the river and...

  • Satisfy your taste buds

    Savour the magic of the loochi radhaballabhi from Ramkrishna Mistanna Bhandar before you turn in ...

  • Jog away the 1500 m stretch

    Jog the 1,500 m from Pakhiralaya to the main iron gate; time yourself; the world champion would p...

  • Golfing at the Ffort Garden

    Putt on the mini-green inside the Ffort garden; while you struggle with the seventh, remember Tig...

  • Count the stars on the boat at Sonar ...

    Lie down in a boat at Sonar Tori and count the stars.

  • The Bio-diversity walk

    Take a walk and marvel at the biodiversity around Raichak.

  • Lensing the Distant Haldia night Sky

    Capture the distant Haldia night sky in orange from the refinery flares.

  • Tuning in to Hoogly Ripples

  • Discover the diamonds in water

    Shoot droplets in different designs on lotus across the property; host an exhibition called ‘Diam...

  • That perfect click for the butterfly

    Try and shoot an orange and black butterfly in flight!

  • First feel for your children to drive...

    Give your children their first feel of driving a moving car around the safe Pakhiralaya roundabout.