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Tajpur is a beach town in West Bengal. The main attraction of Tajpur is it's fantastic sea beach with a dense forest of casuarina trees.This virgin beach is situated between Mandarmoni and Shankarpur i.e east of Digha.

Get in[edit]

Beach and Paragliding at Tajpur

The distance between Kolkata and Tajpur is 180 Kms approximately. By road it is 17 KM from Digha along the Kanthi-Digha Road.

By bus[edit]

Buses go to Tajpur from Dharamtala/ Esplanade/ Garia (6 No Bus Stand) bus stand, Kolkata frequently from 4 am.

Tajpur is near Digha and can be reached by taking any bus going to Digha. You need to get off the bus at Balisai between Contai (Kanthi) and Digha after Chawalkhola. The sea beach is a 15 min ride by a car from Balisai. You need to book a car to pick you up from Balisai. Ask the hotel to pick up and drop.

Otherwise, you can go straight to the Digha Bus stand (a further 15-20 min ride) and then hire a cab from there.

By train[edit]

  • 12857 Tamralipta express Howrah Dep time 6:40AM Digha flag station 10AM
  • 18001 Kandari express Howrah Dep time 7:50AM Digha flag station 12 noon
  • 12847 Duront Express Howrah Dep time 11:15AM Digha flag station 2.15 P.M
  • 15722 Pahria express Howrah Dep time 2:15PM Digha flag station 5:50PM

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Sea Beach[edit]

The Sea Beach is fantastic and you can walk throughout the day in the less crowded romantic beach. The sea waves are very pleasant and perfect for family members.

Do[edit][add listing]

Loitering at sea beach, buying fish and eating fish. Paragliding is also done in peak seasons and in weekends.

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From the hotel/resorts you will get good quality foods but options are limited. You may try crabs, hilsa and many other sea fishes.

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On the beach there are only few shops(in Bengali: Jhupri). From there you can get Beers and Fish fry. They are ready to collect your cash from your hotel. They also arranges night party there.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Sagar Kinare, +91 9593165851 (), [1]. Good hotel and near from the beach. Food and accommodation is good. 1250-3000.  edit
  • Hotel Friends, +91 9735414009/9732501903. Good hotel and near from the beach. Food is average and they provide different types of thali for meal. 1100-2800.  edit