Holiday Trip in Digha

Explore Digha Holiday Packages for Memorable Vacations

Digha is a famous seaside resort city in the state of West Bengal in India. It is situated in East Midnapore district and at the northern end of the Bay of Bengal. Digha is the most popular sea resort in the state. Famous for its beautiful beaches, it is visited by thousands of tourists every year. In fact, it is the closest as well as most famous sea resort of West Bengal. Digha is a fine destination for families looking forward to spend a delightful weekend. Apart from being a fun beach destination, Digha offers something for all age groups right from religious temples to hi-tech research centre and museums. In case you are planning a trip to Digha for the coming weekend or a peaceful beach holiday, checkout the best Digha holiday packages presented on EaseMyTrip.in.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Digha

Prior planning your Digha vacation you should be familiar with where you must visit during the trip.

Shankarpur:
Commonly known as the virgin beach, Shankarpur is a twin beach of Digha, located about 14 KM from the beach town along the Digha-Contai Road. This place boasts of extending to tourists an extensive and unspoilt beach. Casuarina groves by the side of the gentle sea and a pleasant climate throughout the year.
Chandaneswar:
Digha offers something for everyone, while nature lovers can enjoy the beauty of beach, enchanting sunrise and fascinating sunsets, for those with a religious bent of mind, heading to Chandaneswar would certainly be the best idea to meditate. Located 8 KM away from Digha, Chandaneswar is home to the ancient Temple of Lord Shiva. It should be noted that during the month of Chaitra, thousands of devotees visit this temple.
Marine Aquarium and Research Centre:
Built in the year 1989 during the Seventh Five Year Plan, Marine Aquarium and Research Centre (MARC) was mainly devised to educate people about the marine biodiversity of the region. This centre has the biggest inbuilt marine aquarium in the country that gives visitors an opportunity to explore the aquatic life.
New Digha:

New Digha is an extension of the township situated 2 kms away from the old town. It boasts of various tourist spots to explore. Besides the lush glorious tree-lined beaches, you can also try to have a sneak peak into the world of science, thanks to the Science Center that has been established by the National Council of Science Museums. In addition to this, there is a small park with a lake called 'Amravati Lake', wherein you can enjoy a boat ride. So, don't give a miss to any of the attractions on your Digha travel.

Best Time for Holidaying in Digha

Being a popular sea resort, Digha enjoys a tropical weather. The winter months from November to March are a good time as summers from 'April to June' can get hot and humid. 'October to March' is the best time for beach activities such as sailing, diving, swimming and surfing. So, plan your Digha trip during these months. You can take a walk along the beach or just relax around during the months of September to February; as the days are clear and bright whereas evenings are pleasant with perfect sunset views.

Must Buy Things from Digha

You can get an opportunity to buy a lot of local handicrafts and charming ornaments made of seashells. In the local markets of Digha, variety of ornaments is available at low costs. Apart from the ornaments, Digha is popular for hand woven mats, which are made of weeds and available in a diversity of colors. The popular shopping area in Digha is behind the old Digha beach. You can buy the famous cashew nuts and take back home as a perfect gift for your loved ones.

Explore Options to Reach Digha

Before booking your Digha holiday package, you must be aware of the ways to reach this city. To know more, read on:
By Air
Kolkata International airport is the nearest (210 KM) air link to Digha. It is well connected to cities like Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Surat and Bhavnagar etc. through regular flights.
By Train
Digha is a terminal railway station on the Tamluk-Digha branch line connecting Digha to other cities and states of India. It is located in Purba Medinipur district. You can hire taxis or board buses to reach the main town.
By Road
There is frequent bus service to Digha from Dharmatala bus stand of Kolkata and many other parts of West Bengal. Bus service is also available from towns across West Bengal like Midnapore, Asansol, Bankura, Bardhaman, Howrah, and, also from Orissa via Cuttack and Balasore (Baleswar). So, choose any of the traveling modes and come for a remarkable Digha tour.
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