Tajpur Sea Beach – West Bengal
Situated alongside the Bay of Bengal in close proximity to the Digha Beach is the scenic Tajpur Sea Beach. This beautiful beach is locatSed in Purba Medinipur district in West Bengal. Apart from its scenic beauty this beach is renowned for being extremely “pristine”. In addition, this beach is surrounded by beautiful dense forests and tamarisk trees. Furthermore, this beach also consists of beautiful casurina plantations with about 1400 acres of land being dedicated to Pisciculture.
How to reach the Tajpur Sea Beach
- By train:
The nearest railway station to this beach is located in Digha. The Digha Railway Station is well connected to major cities on the South-Eastern Railway line.
- By road:
If you intend to drive to this beach then the ideal starting points would be Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Puri, Patna, and Kolkata.
- Via Bhubaneswar:
There is one route from Bhubaneswar to this beach, and it is via NH-16.
2. Via Cuttack:
There is one route from Cuttack to this beach, and it is via NH-16.
3. Via Puri:
There is one route from Purito this beach, and it is via NH-16.
4. Via Patna:
There are three routes from Patna to this beach, and they are via NH-19, via NH-22 and NH-19, and via NH-19 and NH-14.
5. By Kolkata:
There are two routes from Kolkata to this beach, and they are via NH-16 and Contai-Nandakumar Road and via NH-16.
- By air:
The nearest airport is located in Kolkata. The NetajiSubhash Chandra Bose International Airport is well connected to major cities in the country as well as to international destinations.
Climate and the best time to visit the Tajpur Sea Beach
The climate at this beach during the summer season which begins in March and ends in June is extremely hot with the mercury rising to about 43 degree Celsius. The rainfall received during the monsoon season which begins in July and ends in September is “heavy”. On the other hand the winter season which begins in December and ends in February is extremely pleasant with the temperature ranging from a maximum of 23 degree Celsius to a minimum of 12 degree Celsius. So the ideal time to visit this beach is from October to February during winter.
Things/activities to do
Since this beach is secluded and as a result is unexplored there are not many things/activities to do found at this beach. Although its pristine natural beauty that includes casuarina grooves and the magnificent views of the rising and setting sun are certainly worth experiencing. In addition, in close proximity to this beach lie beautiful beaches such as Mandarmoni, Shankarpur, Dighaetc that are also worth visiting.