Orissa situated on the eastern side of the Indian subcontinent is one of the richest states in mineral content. The whole state is replete with sea side retreats, meandering rivers, mountain ranges, and sprawling monuments and forts. These monuments reflect the cultural heritage and history of Orissa. It was an important part of the Kalinga dynasty. Many objects unearthed here tell of the chronological history of this state. A Tour to Orissa is a must if you want to experience the many facets of nature. If you are looking for a quiet seaside retreat in Orissa, a Tour to Chandipur is a must.
Chandipur is a peaceful seaside retreat, situated 15 kilometers from Balasore. One of the distinctive features of the sea here is the fact that the sea recedes for 5 kilometers everyday during the tide. Jelly fish and star fish can be seen sprawling on the whole beach.
The best time to go for a Tour to Chandipur is during October to May. The nearest railhead is in Balasore while the the nearest airport to Chandipore is in Bhubaneshwar. It is also connected to Cuttack, Kolkata, Digha and Kolaghat.
While on a Tour to Chandipur you can put up in the many guesthouses and Budget hotels that are available all throughout the sea front. The make shift shacks by the sea side sells conch, shell items, fishing gears etc. Cashew nuts are quite cheap here and can be considered amongst best buys. Chandipore makes for an interesting weekend getaway from Digha, Puri, Kolkata, Midnapore etc. You can also go on an excursion to the nearby places from Chandipore like Balaramgadi, Chandaneshwar, Talsari etc.