Taking a break from the monotonous life require moving to a serene place where nature’s beauty will surround you. Since not every time our workplace allows us to take such a long holiday, weekend tour becomes a great choice for spending quality time with family and friends. Tajpur is one of such amazing and tranquil locations that attract visitors from the different corners of the nation. This beautiful location lies is Purba Medinipur district which is the south Bengal.
Tajpur is well-known among the people across Kolkata as this is one of the most visited destinations in the weekends. It is located 16km before Digha and due to its maintenance, it is now been addressed among the top destinations in India. Whether you just want to sit on the beach or want to enjoy some exquisite seafood, this place will serve you with some of the mouth-watering appetizers.
There is no doubt that the prime attraction of this place is the sea along with the golden sand surrounding it. The lined tamarisk trees create a natural border in the location. While walking on the sand, you will find the sand looks red from distant, as a huge number of red crabs looks like a red carpet. With the dense forest, golden sea sand and mesmerizing seashore, this is one of the top tourist destinations as well. Furthermore, its luxurious resorts and hotels add to its demand and crowd.
The Major Attractions of This Place
The increase in demand of Tajpur is because of its convenience. When people can easily take a break from the metropolitan lifestyle and spend time in the sea beach, then why they will go far? Moreover, being surrounded with serenity and mesmerizing beauty of sea-beach is another reason for attracting visitors in Tajpur. The crescent shape of the beach gives it an unusual look. Since this is among the recent discovery, much of the places in this location are still unexploited.
You can visit this place, ear crabs or fishes and watch the sunset with your family. You will automatically forget the mundane and extremely boring lifestyle of the metro. Here, you will also find a huge number of fishermen. Watching the beauty of this place and spending time within the pleasant nature is what makes a memorable tour.
This is a popular destination for the tourists. It is located at a distance of 7km from Tajpur and hence is one of the major attractions. The beauty of seashore can be observed here. Once you visit this destination, you can hear the rage of waves and how the blue sky is surrounding it. People enjoy taking bath, eating delicious fishes available by the seaside and spend time in nature.
Digha is always populated with flocks of visitors coming from different parts. No matter which month of the year it is, Digha is always a prime attraction of the tourists. So don’t forget to visit Digha while coming for a tour to Tajpur.
This is a huge seaside resort village which is observing rapid popularity. Mandarmani is a place situated in the East Medinipur district along within the extreme north of Bay of Bengal. One can easily reach Mandarmani as it is connected with Kolkata by a popular Highway. With the huge beach and many resorts, this location also makes among the prime attractions of the tourists.
Being a place which is recently uncovered, the maximum part of this place is unexploited. All you need is to reach Mandarmani and forget the hustle and bustle of metro. The tranquility is the prime reason for its popularity.
This is the fishing harbor. If you love fish and want to have a glimpse of the different types of fishes, you definitely need to visit Shankarpur. If you reach early in the morning, you can find fishermen hauling with their gigantic fishing nets. This is not a place to stay, but a location to visit and enjoy the deliciousness of this place.
Tajpur along with its many nearby locations has resulted in increasing the demand. No wonder, the spectacular looks of nature looks jaw-dropping during the sunrise and sunset and which is why you will find flocks of photographers strolling the location. Its beauty cannot be captured in reels as reality is much more beautiful than you observe in pictures.
So, pack your bags ready, get your tickets booked and enjoy the serenity of the breathtaking location with golden sea beach – Tajpur.
By Road: Tajpur is about 17 km from Digha and 180 km away from Kolkata. There are frequent bus services from Dharmatala (Esplanade) in Kolkata to Digha passing by Balisai. After arriving at Balisai, manage local transport to Talsari. You can drive via Kona Expressway till Kolkghat, then take a left turn on NH116 till Nandakumar and a right turn on the Kanthi-Digha state highway till Balisai and then a left turn to Tajpur for another 2 km drive.
By Rail: A total of five trains are available from Kolkata to reach Digha and the pick a cab to Tajpur.
|Train Name||From Station||Departure||Arrival at Digha||Available class and Fare|
|Tamralipta Express||Howrah||06:35 am||09:57 am||AC Chair – Rs. 370/-
2nd Sitting – Rs. 100/-
General – Rs. 85/-
|Paharia Express*||Howrah#||07:50 am$||12:00 noon||AC 1st Class – Rs. 1165/-
AC 3-tier – Rs. 495/-
Sleeper – Rs. 140/-
General – Rs. 70/-
|Digha Super AC Express||Howrah||11:10 am||02:20 pm||Executive – Rs. 1044/-
AC Chair – Rs. 553/-
|Kandari Express||Howrah||02:15 pm||05:37 pm||AC Chair – Rs. 370/-
2nd Sitting – Rs. 100/-
General – Rs. 85/-
|EMU Passenger||Mecheda||07:48 am||10:55 am||General – Rs. 30/-|
* Run only Saturday. Otherwise, all train are run daily.
# Originally from New Jalpaiguri, but Holt at Howrah for 30 minutes.
$ previous day 8:15 pm from New Jalpaiguri.
By Air: Dumdum Airport in Kolkata is nearby to Tajpur. And then follow the road or rail journey to reach Tajpur.