Digha- Very Popular Weekend Destination in West Bengal

Digha is most popular sea resort in West Bengal. Through out the year many tourists come here to spend there vacations. For the kolkatans digha is the nearest sea side to spend their weekend. In this article you can find all details like how you reach digha, where you stay, nearest tourists spot etc.

West Bengal's most popular sea side Digha is situated south west of Kolkata. Digha is 187 km away from Kolkata. It is best place for spend weekend holiday. Thousands of tourists visit this place every year. The most popular seen in digha are to see sunset and sunrise from the beach. It is such a beautiful seen.
Sea Side

About Digha:

Digha is the very popular sea resort situated in West Bengal. Digha is situated in east Midnapore. Digha has low sand beach with gentle waves. Digha is divided into old digha and new digha. Old beach is not wide and well maintained due to soil erosion. The beach is made up of concrete and big stone. Here you show record number of tidal waves. This beach is very much crowded. This is the old beach to bath in the sea but due to high waves people do not take risk to bath. But new digha beach is well maintained and also bigger than the old one. This is 2 km away from new digha. You can reach there by riksaw and other vehicle. People spend there time to bath in this beach. There hotels in walking distance from the beach. The side of this two digha beach filled with casuarina plants and the people feel the beautiful sights scene. You can enjoy the sunset and sunrise of digha. It is most popular among the tourists. In digha there are an attractive place is market. You can buy there hand woven mats, many bangles made up of sea shells, neckpiece of oyster, conch shell, pearls ornaments and many more. In front of sea there have many cheap and good restaurants. The best time to visit digha is winter.

How you reach Digha:

Digha is connected to Kolkata the capital of West Bengal via train and road network. It is 187 km away from Kolkata.

By road: Daily bus service is available from kolkata to digha. Buses leave from howrah, dharmatola and ultadanga. The average travel time by road is five hours.

By train: There have lots of trains to digha from kolkata.
The trains are:
Howrah digha express
Kandari express
Tamralipta express
Duronto express
The average time by train is near about 3-3.5 hours.

By air: The nearest airport to digha is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Internatioanl Airport. People from belonging to any parts of the world reached hereand then by train bus or private car go this beautiful tourists spot.
Old Digha Beach

Nearby palces to visit from Digha:

Digha have lots of sights scene. There have many places near digha. You can spend your time in this place.

Udaipur: This is also a beach 2 km away from digha. It is situated in West Bengal and Orissa border. The delta where Subornorekha meets the Bay of Bengal is an additional attraction of this place. There have also casuarina plants.

The Marine Aquarium and Reserch Centre (MARC): It is established in 1989. Here you display the marine diversity in aquarium. MARC has built largest aquarium in country. Many visitors come here to see sea diversity. The MARC is open all working day at 9.30 am – 6 pm.

Amravati Park: This is situated in new digha. This is very nice place to visit. Children can enjoy this place with many rides. There have one lake called Amravati lake. You can enjoy the ride of boating in this lake. The cost of this riding is very minimum.

Chandaneswar: This is 8 km from digha. The old temple of lord shiva situated here. A big fair is held in time of chaitra sankranti.

Shankarpur: It is a virgin beach 14 km away from digha. Here you have seen fishing process. This place is not crowded.

Talsari: This is the nice place with beautiful scenic beauty. Many of shoting occurred in this place.

Mandarmani: This is also a beach resort. This beach is hard. Your car and other vehicle easily run on this beach during the time of ebb-tide. The scenic beauty is very beautiful that you run by car near the sea. You can spend 1-2 days in this sea side. Many hotels are grown up in this place. Another attraction in this beach is Rose Valley resort. This is a very beautiful place. You see the full resort by a short ride of rope way. You can enjoy the fun of Water Park. You can stay here also. For more details about Mandarmani you can visit www.mandarmani.com

Where you stay:

There have many hotels, lodges, holiday home through out the old and new digha. The hotels are affordable to all tourists. There have also West Bengal tourism's hotel.

Some hotels details in digha:

Hotel Palm Resort:
Shibalay Road
Dist- Purba Midnapore
Postal Address-721428
West Bengal
Ph no: (91)3220-267076

Hotel Sea-Hawk:
P.O Digha
Dist- Purba Midnapore
West Bengal
Postal Address-721428
Ph no: 03220-266-235 / 266-246
E-mail: [email protected]

Hotel Sea-Coast:
Barrister Colony
Purba Midnapore
Old Digha,
Postal Address-721428
West Bengal
Ph no: (91)3220-266332 / 267350

Hotel Tulip:
Barrister Colony
Purba Midnapore
Old Digha,
Postal Address-721428
West Bengal
Ph no: 03220266325 / 09332926239
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.hoteltulipdigha.com

Some lodges details in digha:

Saikatshree Lodge:
Foreshore Road, Digha
Ph no: (91)3220-266327

Annapurna Lodge:
Shibalay Road, Digha
Ph no: (91)3220-267297

Digha Tourist Lodge:
P.O Digha
Dist- Purba Midnapore
West Bengal
Postal Address-721428
Ph no: 03220-266255

So, visit Digha in your weekends and enjoy the wonderfull experiences.


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