Sea beaches of Bay of Bengal
All the places are very close to Kolkata , It’s approximately 3 - 4 hrs drive by car.Some of the places are well connected by Train also
Digha, Shankarpur, Tajpur & Mandarmuni- are most popular sea beaches for resident of Bengal,very well connected by Train & bus . You may also reach this place by your own car by 4 hrs drive from Kolkata.
Digha:- It is only 187 Kms from Kolkata by Road , & very well connected by train from Howrah Station with convenient timings for all types of tourists. At Digha you will find hotels from budgeted class to Luxury Hotels with all modern facilities.
Local sight seeing places from Digha - Udaypur Beach, Amarabati Park & other three nearby beaches of Bay of Bengal Shankarpur, Tajpur & Mandarmoni, although Mondarmoni is slightly far away from Digha, but local transports are available to visit all these places.
Shankarpur:- It is just 5 kms from Chaulkhola on Digha Kanthi high way, Less crowded beach then Digha to enjoy with your family. Good quality hotels are also available for overnight stay.
Tajpur - is also well connected from Digha or one can reach directly by road/ Train from Kolkata via Contai. Tajpur is still unexplored beach of Bay of Bengal , one can enjoy a lot as it's less crowded & plenty of food outlets are available on the beach to enjoy the perfect beach side weekend holidays near Kolkata.
Mondarmoni - It's only 180 kms from Kolkata by road & by train you have to get down at Contai & then go by local transport via chaulkhola which is 14 kms only.13 kms long motor able beach, plenty of water sports equipment available to have fun on the beach
Bakhali, Frezar gunj , Gangasagar,Kapil Muni Ashram - Also well connected by road/Train from Kolkata,for short weekend tour .
Tourist Spot at Orissa
Orissa beaches are represented by vast stretches of golden sandy land, deep blue sea and pleasant weather. The beautiful sea side beaches of Orissa provide the tourists with a wonderful opportunity to experience the natural scenic beauty of the place. The sea beaches of the state draws several tourists from far and wide who are enthralled and enchanted by the captivating sight of the places.
List of Beaches in Orissa:
Location: Chandipur Beach in Orissa is about 16 km away from Balasore, just 2 kilometer away from Balaramgadi where river Budabalang falls into the sea.
Other than reveling in the waters, you can boat on the bank of river Budhabalanga by taking the local fishermen's boats and fishing for your feast. With its unstinted of seashells and driftwood it’s a worth Package to beach lovers. You can even take a jeep-ride towards the sea, when the waters go back, along the beach. You may also visit Simlipal forest from Balasore.
Gopalpur is a small town situated on the Bay of Bengal is about 16km away from Berhampur having famous for one of the most pristine beaches of Orissa. It is Famous for its swaying (casuarina, coconut) trees, and sand dunes which separate the beach from the blue waters act as the perfect setting for peace and tranquility.
some of the activities you can engage yourself in are - sunbathing, strolling.
This beach is in the city of Puri in the state of Orissa, India. It is known for being a tourist attraction & a Hindu sacred place. Puri beach is located at the city of Puri & the distance between Puri railway station & the beach is only 2km.you may visit famous Jaganath temple here and if your travel by road you can also visit Konarak sun temple on the way to Puri.
By Air: The nearest airport, Bhubaneswar, is 65 km away and well connected with major cities of India.
By Rail: The nearest Railway station is Puri (33 km) and Bhubaneswar (65 km).
By Bus: Puri is well connected by Puri - Konarak By pass & Highway to Bhubaneswar (65km).
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Beaches at Vizag
Rama Krishna Beach
Ramakrishna beach also known as R.K Beach is located on the east coast at a distance about 5km from the center of the city. This beach occupies the largest part of the sea front & is a great spot to spend leisure time.
The submarine museum, Vishakha Museum, Shri Ramkrishna museum, aquarium, statues of prominent personalities, roadside restaurants, is the added attraction of the R.K beach.
Rushi konda Beach
This beach is located 13kmfrom Vishakhapatnam & is an ideal tourist spot .Rishikonda is thickly covered hill. This lovely beach with golden sands &vast stretches of water is the best “beach in Vizag”.It is an ideal destination for lovers of nature specially water sports enthusiasts.
Konda Karla Ava
KondaKarla village, situated in achyutapuram Mandal lies about 48kms from Vishakhapattanam.It is famous for the biggest fresh water in the state,Kondakarla Ava,surrounded by coconut trees on one side 7 green hills all around provides a picturesque locale.
Yarada Beach, located 15kms away from Vizag city offers a fabulous landscape with its exotic blend if golden sands & lush green stretch of hills.
How to Reach Vizag:
By Air: Vizag has air links with Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar and Chennai
By Rail: Vizag is the center point for trains travelling between Chennai and Howrah or Howrah and Secunderabad. The city is near Hyderabad. It is well connected with other leading towns in the state, as well as to Bhubaneswar.
By Road: National Highway No.5 (Howrah to Chennai) passes through Vizag. APSRTC as well private operators run buses to Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Tirupati and Bhubaneswar.
Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year tourist may enjoy here the beach activities, but best time to visit within October-April.