THE BENGAL BAY
One of the most breathtaking attractions in Southern Asia
BREATHTAKING SIGHTS OF THE BENGAL BAY
As the biggest bay in the world, the Bengal Bay is must-see of South Asia. Highlights of the Bay include numerous resorts and beaches on the west of India. Fishing, crabbing and just relaxing on the beaches are three very popular things that tourists can enjoy there. Anyone visiting the area of the Bengal Bay can take advantage to also to stop by the extremely famous Himalayas and the two largest mountains in the world, Mount Everest and K2, as they are located in the same area. Featuring breathtaking landscapes and offering many opportunities, the Bay of Bengal is a dream vacation to anyone who visits.
Facts about the Bengal Bay
Being roughly triangular in shape occupying an area of 2,172,000km sq., the Bay of Bengal is the biggest bay in the world. It was formed by India crashing into Southern Asia as a result of continental drift, which also created the Himalayas. As seen in this map, the Bay is located in Southern Asia, making it a very popular tourist spot for anyone visiting West India. The Bay also has a copious amount of tropical fish species, because of the mangroves and numerous rivers draining into it. The length of one side of the Bay to the other is approximately 1,600 kilometers, meaning a lot of space to enjoy the sea. The Bengal Bay is also a part of the Indian Ocean.