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Travel Tips in Digha

The beach resort Digha has quiet sea, dotted with casuarina groves. Breathtakingly wonderful sunrise and sunset can be viewed from these Digha beaches.. Some travel tips in Digha will help you to have a pleasant experience at this place.

Travelling to this place is quite easy as there are good transportation facilities provided by the state of West Bengal. Rail, road, air, any of these three routes can be used to reach Digha. Kolkata airport is the nearest airport. Digha has a railway station and the town's road network is good. Buses ply from Kolkata to Digha. Local transportation is also excellent in Digha, for reaching places of interest in and around the town. There are un-metered taxis, auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws in the town. Fixing of the rates before hiring any vehicle is better.

Travel tips in Digha regarding accommodation and eating places will surely help you. There are several good hotels in Digha such as State Youth Hotel, Hotel Sea Hawk, Hotel Gitanjali, Hotel Sea Coast, The Palm Resort and Hotel Sonar Bangla. The restaurants in Digha offer best quality food. Some offer good quality Bengali dishes, while some are multi cuisine restaurants. There are even bars in the town. One must taste green coconut water. The best time to visit this place is between November and March. Places of interest in and around Digha include temples and beaches. Besides, there is a small park with a lake in New Digha, known as Amravati Park. It can serve as an ideal picnic spot. There are many tourist worthy places around Digha which need to be toured and explored. Shankarpur beach resort is a regular fishing harbour. Junput is known for brackish water fish cultivation and research. Mandarmani is a popular picnic resort. Chandaneshwar is popular for its Lord Shiva Temple. Lankeshwari Temple and Kapal Kundala Temple are also worth visiting. Travel tips in Digha regarding places of interest tells you about the worth visiting places in and around Digha. Some basic things that you need to carry with you while on your Digha tour. One of them is the electric torch, which help in case of temporary power outages. As swimming is a very common sport here, one need to carry comfortable clothes for this sport. Swimming is very common at these beaches. However, one should be very careful while swimming. It is risky to swim while there is high tide. Not all beaches in Digha are safe for swimming, so check out for 'no swim boards' at beaches. Long beaches of Digha are the best places for volleyball.

Enquiry about banks and ATM's is necessary as Digha is not a very big town. Shopping in Digha is also a good experience. Unique items that must be bought are curios made of sea shells, ornaments made of sea shells, cashew nuts and madur of Midnapore, which are hand-woven mats made of weeds.

Travel tips in Digha will surely help you to have a comfortable and pleasant stay at this beach resort.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/12

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