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Chandipur

Chandipur

Weather

Chandipur located on the east coast of India has a peculiar tropical climate with hot and sundry winters and cold winter season. The summer months running between March and July are hot and sticky with maximum temperatures rising as high as 45 degrees Celsius. The monsoon season running from July to September beings adequate relief from the harsh summer but rains are erratic and can become torrential in between.  The winter season running from October to February is more pleasant and moderate but mercy can dip to as low as 4 degrees Celsius in the months of December making it a little too cold for comfort. 

How To Reach

By Road:

Chandipur is well connected by road and is located on the National Highway 5 at a distance of 16 kms away from Balasore and 214 Kms from Bhubaneswar city. Regular bus and cabs services are available to reach Chandipur from all major cities of India including Kolkata which is at a distance of 300 Kms from Chandipur. Orissa state transport corporation also runs various regular and deluxe bus services for tourists visiting Chandipur.


By Air:

Chandipur does not have a dedicated airport facility and the nearest airport is located in Bhubaneswar at a distance of 230 Kms. The international airport located in Kolkata is the nearest International airport located at a distance of 314 KMs. Both the Kolkata and Bhubaneswar airports are well connected with major Indian cities having a regular flight services from major India cities on a daily basis. Bus and cab services are available at Kolkata and Bhubaneswar to visit Chandipur.



By Rail:

Chandipur does not have a dedicated functional railway station and the nearest Railway station is at Balasore. The Balasore railway station located on the Kolkata-Chennai mainline at distance of 16 Kms from Chandipur city center is well connected by all major cities and towns offering regular train services.


Overview

Chandipur, also known as the town of the silvery moon is an important tourist destination located in the Balasore district of Orissa. Known for its wonderful beaches, pristine charm and scenic beauty, Chandipur is a tourist's delight offering natural and spiritual beauty in all its glory.

 

Chandipur attracts large number of visitors, especially to the Chandipur-on-sea resort because of its unique receding waters that go as far as 5 Kms from the shore line. With the scene of sea vanishing and coming back rhythmically at regular intervals, Chandipur beaches offer an unforgettable experience of the visitors. Accompanied by ancient cultural and spiritual heritage, Chandipur is home to some of the popular ancient temples of East India.

 

Chandipur is a beach-comber's delight with its abundant sea-shells and clean beaches while acting as the demarked site for Indian Army’s Integrated Test Ranges. The people of Chandipur are warm and friendly with fishing being the major occupation in the city. The flourishing fishing community of Chandipur also offers wide variety of sea food delicacies for the tourists making it an ideal hotspot for witnessing the gourmet delights of eastern Indian shores.

 

Chandipur is also famous for its annual four day Golden beach festival held in December celebrating the coastal marvels of the town attracting various cultural and social festivities. Away from the hustle and bustle of regular tourist hangouts, Chandipur offers a perfect holiday getaway for travelers seeking solitude and isolation making it one of the most beautiful coastal towns of east India.