Tajpur Beach is one of the hidden pristine beaches in the East Midnapore district of West Bengal.
Many people often visit Digha, Mandarmani but they are not aware of this beautiful sea beach.
The Tajpur beach is relatively less crowded and people generally visit this off-beat destination during the weekends to escape the bustle of the city.
Many people who are in search of peace and isolation can visit this sea beach because this beach is not as crowded as the other sea beaches.
The main attraction of Tajpur lies in the long beach lined by tamarisk trees.
In this article, you will get to know the following points about Tajpur Beach,
- How to reach
- Places to stay
- What to eat
- Things to see
- Best time to visit
- Nearby places to visit
Let’s see each of these points in detail…
Tajpur Beach Location
Tajpur is located in the Purba Midnapore district of West Bengal. Its located at a distance of about 171 kms from Kolkata.
How to reach Tajpur Beach
If you like to travel to Tajpur by train, you will have to reach the nearest major railway stations either Kanthi PH or Digha Flag station.
You cannot get any rail station at Tajpur itself.
From Kanthi PH you can take an auto-rickshaw to reach the place.
Tajpur is located between Mandarmani and Shankarpur.
From Digha, the distance of Tajpur beach is approximately 19 km which may take an hour or so.
Mandarmani is also located at a distance of 18 km from Tajpur.
If you are traveling by bus then you have to book buses from Esplanade in central Kolkata or Garia in Southern Kolkata.
From Kolkata, it is approximately 171 km. If you travel by private car, you can take the Kolkata- Vidyasagar Setu Route.
Places to stay in Tajpur
If you visit Tajpur, then you can choose to stay in the popular hotels like Cygnett Inn Sea view which offer amazing sea views.
The Venus Guest House, Anutri Beach resort, Hotel Cosy Inn are some of the other hotels in Tajpur.
The resort beach town captures the attention of solo travelers and foreign tourists as well.
The captivating beauty of this crescent beach offers splendid views and these hotels and resorts offer luxurious sea views at a very decent price.
What to eat in Tajpur
Seafood is the main local cuisine on the sea beaches.
Apart from the seafood, The Bite, Maharaj restaurant, hotel Purbasha, Maa Tarini Hotels are the important hotels in Tajpur.
Things to see in Tajpur
Tajpur is indeed a plethora of tranquility and wonderful panoramic views.
There are a number of things you can see and do in Tajpur.
The early morning aura of sunrise is something you should not miss.
The long stretches of rocks and sands are a good place for adventure sports like boating, rafting, fishing, trailing, coastal biking, etc.
The Tajpur beach has a cool climate throughout the year, but the scorching heat during the summer cannot provide you with the enthralling beauty and refreshment that you may experience in the autumn and winter.
You may surely get blisters if you step in the sands of Tajpur beach barefooted in the summers!
You may spend quality time with your beloved walking along the long beach here watching the fishermen and the local villagers here.
Strolling around the small fish farms can give you an idea about the traditions and culture of the local people in this area.
A surreal beach is an ideal place for camping. You can have a wholesome experience in the camping resorts where you can view the breathtaking beauty of the beach.
Some camps can also arrange bonfire camping too.
You can get to see the red crabs many times in the morning, and that’s why this secluded and virgin beach looks crimson red in color.
During the dawn, you may listen to the sharp and delightful callings of the sea-gulls.
If you are a sea-food lover, the seaside stalls sell appetizing seafood and fish that you can try.
When I went to Tajpur with my friends, we all were having the mouth-watering seafood paired with beverages encircling the bonfire which gave us an eternal memory to remember.
Best Time to visit Tajpur Beach
You may plan to visit Tajpur during the emergence of Winter.
The ideal months are from October to February. The winter climates are quite pleasant here.
The temperature is favorable and calming during this time and are usually between 15-24 degrees celsius.
My friends and I visited Tajpur Beach in the month of December.
Try to avoid trips to Tajpur during the monsoon as the tides are quite high during this time and this could be risky.
The weather is also uncomfortable and humid during the summers and monsoons.
Places to visit near Tajpur Beach
There are many beaches adjacent to Tajpur beach and all these beaches are idyllic beaches that are a treat to the eyes.
The Shankarpur Beach, Talsari Beach, Mandarmani, and the Digha beaches are located just a few kilometers away from Tajpur Beach.
The exquisite views of the long shores and golden white sands are the perfect place to lounge on the weekends.
These beaches also provide beautiful panoramic views and great sceneries that can draw you a couple of times in a year.
If you visit the secluded Tajpur beach, I am sure you will experience a different kind of happiness you did not have before.
You can click photographs across the rocks and beaches, wood logs, clear blue skies, and horizons.
Try to communicate with the people there and you will feel the liveliness among the mundane life of local fishermen and villagers.
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