Digha&Talsari – An easy to reach weekend destination

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DIGHA

The most popular sea beach of west Bengal is Digha. Vast Bay of Bengal, numerous boulders,  wide sea beach, varied tourists – these all combine together and add to the eternal attraction of Digha. Throughout the years tourists come and enjoy this beach. The casuarina and palm trees along the beach add greenery to this spot. You can walk or hire a van rickshaw to reach Udaipur Beach.

Go for local sightseeing. Visit Marin aquarium, DighaScience Museum & Amarabatilake.

How to reach there

Though there are many buses those go to Digha from Kolkata and suburbs but Train is the best mode of transportation. It provides better comfort than buses.

  • 12857  Tamralipta Express leaves Howrah 6.40 am and reaches Digha 10 am
  • 1247 Dooranta Express leaves Howrah 11.15 am and reaches Digha 2.15 pm
  • 18001 Kandari express leaves Howrah 2.15 pm and reaches Digha  5.50 pm

Where to Stay

Tourist lodge of West Bengal Tourism, DighaTourist  Lodge.

Menakshi Guest House ( Ph. No. 03210-225225)& Taranga guest House (Ph. No. 03210-225225)  of Benfish

Hotel Sea Hawk

91-03220 266235/266246

Cell: 09733668277

Hotel New SagarPriya

91-03220 266275 / 526

Cell: 9331702965

Hotel Rajeet

Call : +91 90466 67777, +91 90466 66777

Hotel Shantiniketan

MOB : 9230517366, 033-6501-0858

 


 

TALSARI

Talsari of Orissa can be reached from Digha. It is not as crowded as Digha. One can avoid the crowd of Digha and spend a weekend in Talsari. This place is famous for watching the sunrise in the morning. Pollution free nature refreshes your mind and body.

Orissa tourism has built a beautiful resort in Talsari. This place is surrounded by casuarina trees. During ebb water rises and covers the beach and at the time of tide it looks that the sea has moved back. One can walk on the vast virgin beach of Talsari. The confluence point where river Subarnarekha meets Bay of Bengal is not far away.

Fishermen venture into the sea to catch fish. There is a concrete structure near the beach which transform into a fish market in the morning.

Serenity and silence are treasured in Talsari. While walking on the beach you can see moving red crabs. If you want you can hire a bike and enjoy a speeding ride.

You can visit Chandaneswar Temple for local site seeing from Talsari.

How to Reach

From Kolkata, one can reach Digha by Train or Bus. From Digha station take a motorcar to reach Talsari.

Where to Stay

Orissa Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) owns a resort in Talsari, known as panthanivas. This is the best option for staying in Talsari. The Tariff of non-Ac double bedded room is Rs. 800 per day, AC-double bedded room Rs. 1400 per day and AC-Suit Rs. 2750 per day.

Address of Orissa Tourism :

55, LelinSarani Kolkata – 700013

Phone – 033 2249-3653

 

 

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