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Today's Weather

Moderate or heavy rain shower

Temperature High: 32

Best Season to Travel

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Digha is categorised as Beachside

Digha Beach
Mandarmoni Beach (Photo Courtesy: Joydeep)
Chandaneshwar Shiva Temple (Photo Courtesy: Subhashish Panigrahi)
Talasari Beach (Photo Courtesy: Tuli 100986)
Science Center Digha
Marine Aquarium

Reasons to Visit

  • Digha is a seaside resort town in West Bengal about 4 hour drive from Kolkata.
  • Digha is renowned for its beaches and is a popular Ex-Kolkata weekend getaway

Hotels

Recommendations

  • Beach and Riverside Getaways in Eastern India
    "Digha and Mandarmoni beaches are located at about 180 kms South of Kolkata and are popular driving getaways ex-Kolkata. Digha has many hotels stacked right next to each other. Mandarmoni beach a few kms away is more idyllic and has lesser hotels."

Access Information

  • Nearest Airport -Kolkata (178kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Digha
  • Digha is an ex-Kolkata Getaway
  • Digha is connected by Day train with Kolkata

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About West Bengal Holidays/Packages in West Bengal





  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Digha beach is the most commercial beach of the area with hotels stacked next to each other. Its still a popular place for all tourists to arrive in the evening.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    1
    Boating in Amravati Lake is one of the popular passtimes for tourists to Digha. Amravati Lake is set in New Digha near Science centre and Snake farm.
    Rides
    Boating
    3
    Science Center Digha is established by the National Council of Science Museums. The park is an attraction for tourists and kind of edutainment for kids. A park representing the Jurassic Age and a Marine Aquarium has also been built in Digha. At Amravati lake one can enjoy a boat ride and visit Deepak Mitras Snake Farm.
    Museum
    Edutainment
    5
    Talasari is one of the less exploited Orissa beaches. The estuary of the river Subarnarekha River can be seen in the distance. The character of the beach is like a typical idyllic beach and fishermen village around with no big hotels or tourists.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    6
    Chandaneshwar is a renowned Shiva Pilgrimage at 8 kms from Digha and gets visitors from all over the country all round the year.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    8
    Mandarmani is a seaside resort village near Digha and is argued to be one of the longest driveable beaches in India.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    20

Destinations within a driving distance

Travel Ideas For Digha

Average Day / Night Temperature of Digha,West Bengal,India

January
27°C / 19°C
February
30°C / 21°C
March
34°C / 24°C
April
35°C / 27°C
May
34°C / 28°C
June
33°C / 28°C
July
33°C / 28°C
August
32°C / 27°C
September
32°C / 27°C
October
32°C / 23°C
November
29°C / 21°C
December
28°C / 19°C
Locality      Please click on the marker for more detailed Information

Getting There


Air:

Kolkata (178kms)
 
Rail:
Digha


Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Touristy beach where a number of value centric and mid-segment hotels are situated
Holiday/Getaway
2
Idyllic beach a few kilometers from a more touristy Digha beach
Getaway
4
Nearest Airport in Digha
  • Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport ( CCU ) , Kolkata-178 Kms
Railway Stations in Digha
Digha is connected to following Major Cities.
Road Day Train Overnight Train Flight Waterways
Ahmedabad
Bangalore
Chandigarh
Chennai
Cochin (Ernakulam)
Hyderabad
Jaipur
Kolkata*
Lucknow
Mumbai
New Delhi
Pune
* Direct Connectivity