Digha Tourism – Beach Destination Near Kolkata

Digha Tour Package For 2 Nights 3 Days

Digha Sea Beach is situated in the coastal district of Medinipur in West Bengal, approximately 183 km away from Kolkata. Accessible via the popular Kolkata-Kolaghat-Nandakumar-Kanthi-Digha route, its close proximity to the state capital has transformed this quaint seaside village into a highly sought-after weekend retreat, boasting luxurious hotels and tourist resorts. The introduction of Digha Railway Station has further enhanced accessibility, with trains like the Howrah-Digha Super AC Express, Tamralipta Express, Kandari Express, and others connecting Digha to Howrah and various stations in eastern India. Digha falls under the Contai Subdivision of East Midnapore District. The availability of bus services from Kolkata and other towns in South Bengal has significantly increased the influx of tourists to Digha.

For those traveling from Jharkhand or Orissa, Kharagpur station serves as a convenient point of arrival, from where one can take a bus or car to reach the charming destination of Digha.

Digha Tour Package For 2 Nights 3 Days

Digha Tour Itinerary –

day 1 –

A private AC car will take you from Kolkata to Digha. The Digha 2 nights 3 days tour package starts with a visit to Amaravati Park, situated less than a kilometer away from New Digha Beach. A visit to this park is like a peaceful getaway after the tiring journey from Kolkata to Digha. You’ll be taken to Hotel Seagull for check-in after which you can explore the city on your own.

Day 2 –

On the second day of the tour, you will get a chance to soak yourself in unexplored ‘virgin sea beach’ on the border of Orissa. After the Udaipur Beach, you’ll be taken to one of the must-visit attractions of Digha, the Marine Aquarium. Last to visit would be the Chandaneswar Temple which is a famous Shiva temple in the Balasore district of Orissa. In the evening, you can explore the city on your own, if you wish to.

Day 3 –

After breakfast at the hotel, a private AC sedan will take you back to Kolkata as the Digha 3 days trip ends here.

Digha ,Mandarmoni, Shankarpur & Tazpur budget tour package 4 Night & 5 Days

Day 1: journey early in the morning, around 7-8 AM, departing from Kolkata towards the serene destination of Digha. Enjoy a delightful breakfast in Kolaghat and seamlessly check-in at your chosen hotel or resort. After a satisfying lunch, take some time to rest. In the evening, explore the local surroundings at your leisure. Retire for the night at your Hotel or Resort in Digha.

Day 2: Begin your day by witnessing the breathtaking sunrise over the sea. Engage with local fishermen returning from their morning catch, and perhaps acquire some freshly caught seafood. Take a leisurely stroll along the beach, followed by a hearty breakfast at your accommodation. Indulge in a refreshing sea bath, savor a discreet beer, engage in beach activities, and return to the hotel sun-kissed. After lunch and a rejuvenating afternoon siesta, spend the evening exploring local souvenir shops. Another night of relaxation awaits at your Hotel or Resort in Digha.

Day 3: Depart for Mandarmoni after breakfast, with a detour to Mohona along the way. Check-in at your chosen hotel or resort, and head straight to the expansive beach. Enjoy local delicacies such as beer and fried fish at beach shacks, partake in water sports, and take a ride on a local motorized rickshaw to witness the mesmerizing sight of Red Crabs at Mohona. Savor a made-to-order late lunch at the hotel, resort, or beach shacks. In the evening, revel in a bonfire and barbecue under the open sky, complete with music and dance. Retire for the night at your Beach Resort in Mandarmoni.

Day 4: Opt for a day tour to Tajpur and/or Shankarpur or stay and enjoy the beach activities in Mandarmoni. Indulge in lunch at local beachside establishments. Return to Mandarmoni in the evening and relax at the hotel or resort or opt for a bonfire upon request. Another night of tranquility awaits at your chosen Beach Resort in Mandarmoni or Shankarpur.

Day 5: Greet the early morning with a sunrise view while sipping tea from an earthen cup. Take a leisurely stroll on the beach and savor a local breakfast. Enjoy a final sea bath before having lunch at the hotel or resort, or at a Dhaba along the highway en route to Kolkata. Bid farewell to the coastal paradise as you proceed back to Kolkata, marking the end of your memorable tour.

Here are the top 10 places to visit near Digha,

  1. New Digha Sea Beach
  2. Old Digha Sea Beach
  3. Shankarpur Beach
  4. Marine Aquarium and Research Center (MARC)
  5. Digha Science Center
  6. Talsari Beach
  7. Amravati Park
  8. Mandarmani
  9. Udaipur Beach
  10. Bichitrapur Mangrove Sanctuary
  11. Tajpur Beach
  12. Kanthi City

Best Beaches In Digha

  1. Old Digha Beach stands out as the town’s most popular and bustling seaside destination. While the beach has narrowed over time, the focal point of activity has shifted eastward, where the shoreline widens. Tourists can find large stone seats for relaxation and to savor the sea breeze. Renowned for its captivating sunrise and sunset views, Old Digha Beach offers a clean and pleasant experience during low tide. The area boasts numerous food joints, seafood stalls, and stores offering affordable cashews. Additionally, visitors can purchase souvenirs crafted from seashells at various shops.
  2. New Digha Beach serves as an extension of Old Digha Beach, approximately 2 km away, and has gained popularity as well. Notably more planned and recently developed, New Digha attracts vacationers due to its easy accessibility, extensive stretch, and lower crowd density. During low tide, the sea retreats about a kilometer from the beach’s starting point, lined with ‘jhou bon’ or Casuarina trees. Numerous stalls along the beach offer seafood, coconut water, and other snacks. Taking a leisurely stroll on the soft sands with family and friends while enjoying the sunset is a delightful experience.
  3. Udaipur Beach, located between New Digha and Talsari on the border of Orissa, is a pristine and beautiful seaside gem in India. Adorned with tall casuarina trees, the beach provides several affordable accommodation options. Due to its relatively uninhabited nature, Udaipur Beach offers a sense of relaxation akin to being on a private beach. A perfect destination for a romantic getaway, this unspoiled paradise is a must-visit at least once in a lifetime. For those seeking adventure, indulge in various beach sports such as speedboat rides, all-terrain biking, banana boat excursions, and motorcycle rides to elevate your adrenaline levels.

How To reach digha from kolkata ?

By Car: The most convenient and enjoyable way to reach Digha from Kolkata is by road, taking approximately 4 to 5 hours. The journey often includes a stop at Kolaghat, a midway point known for attractions such as the Kolaghat Thermal Power Station and the scenic Rupnarayan River. Notably, Kolaghat is also famous for its roadside dhabas (eateries), with Express Food Plaza and Sher-e-Punjab Dhaba being the most popular. These establishments offer a variety of cuisines and operate 24 hours, providing travelers with the opportunity to enjoy delicious meals during the drive.

By Train: For those who prefer train travel, several options are available between Kolkata (Howrah) and Digha, with a travel time ranging from 3 to 4 hours depending on the number of stops and the train category. The trains include:

  1. 12857 Tamralipta Express
  2. 18001 Kandari Express
  3. 12847 Howrah Junction Digha Flag Stn Duronto Express
  4. 05422 Alipur Duar Junction Digha Flag Stn Special
  5. 15722 Paharia Express

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