Bichitrapur -A Perfect Place for Weekend near Digha

Bichitrapur Mangrove

Bichitrapur Mangrove Resort,near Digha

Bichitrapur Mangrove Forest, is a unique gift of nature is situated close to the mouth of river Subarnarekha in the State of Odisha on the east coast of India. It is spread over an area of 563.00 Ha. along the coast of Bay of Bengal and is famous for the Marine ecosystem having a unique assemblage of floral and faunal resources.

Its 15KM from Digha in West Bengal. It is located 59 KM towards East from District head quarters Balasore.

The pleasant view of Mangroves, vergin casuarina forests along the coast , the green sentinels of the neighbouring villages, salubrious silvering beach, plenty of Red Ghost Crab and Horse Shoe Crab, winged guests of winter as well as the resident birds, boating in the tidal creeks, Nature’s trail are bewildering and be watching for eco- tourists.

Nearby Places of Bichitrapur-

Talasari Beach, Digha Beach, Mondarmoni Beach, Chandaneswar Temple, Bhusandeswar Temple

Nearest Rail Head-

Balasore/ Digha Airport-Bhubaneswar-Bichitrapur Via Bhadrak – Jaleswar(290km)

Accommodation in Bichitrapur-

There is only one resort available for stay by Odisha Govt., located inside the Pine Forest, 4 nos.AC Double Bed Cottages @Rs.4000 in APAI for Two Pax

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How To Reach Bichitrapur-

By Bus: Digha travel by bus is easy from Kolkata. So do not worry about how to go to Digha by bus. There are many buses running to Digha from Kolkata from most of its major bus stands. Regular and frequent bus services make Digha visit by bus easy for any traveller. Digha trip by bus from Kolkata will take 4 – 5 hours.

By Train: Numerous trains are available to Digha from Kolkata. On tourist season and holidays, railways have special trains arranged for the tourists.

Kolkata Digha Train Schedule

Trains Originating from Kolkata

Train No.NameDeparture Stn (Time)Arrival Stn (Time)Trip Time
12857Tamralipta ExpressHowrah Junction (06:40)Digha Flag Stn (10:00)3h 20m
18001Kandari ExpressHowrah Junction (14:15)Digha Flag Stn (17:50)3h 35m

Trains Passing from Kolkata

Train No.NameDeparture Stn (Time)Arrival Stn (Time)Trip Time
12847Howrah Junction Digha Flag Stn DurontoHowrah Junction (11:15)Digha Flag Stn (14:15)3h 0m
05422Alipur Duar Junction Digha Flag Stn SpecialHowrah Junction (07:50)Digha Flag Stn (12:00)4h 10m
15722Paharia ExpressHowrah Junction (07:50)Digha Flag Stn (12:00)4h 10m