a famous beach resort and a little seaside town located in the Baleshwar
(Balasore) district of Orissa. Located 16 km from Balasore town, this quaint place
can resemble any other coastal town at first glance, thanks to its beautiful
and tranquil locations. Surrounded by
swaying casuarina trees and sand dunes covered by green creepers, the beach
here is an inviting place. You can book South India tour packages when planning a holiday in Chandipur.
might seem right with the beach at first, nature will spring a surprise at you
- the ebb and flow of the water as the tides turn are attractive to watch on any
seaside, but here, it occurs on a grand scale.
The sea here
can recede anywhere from 1 km to 5 km when the tides recede. When this occurs,
you will be able to see the sea fading further away before your eyes, leaving
huge tracts of sand exposed where once there was water. The receding sea
uncovers beautiful sea shells and also living sea creatures like Horseshoe Crabs
and Red Crabs. You can take a walk over this stretch of sand and chase the sea
as far as you dare to. You will just get your feet wet, no more.
care should be taken in these stretches as during the high tide the sea returns
to reclaim the land in a very dramatic fashion. The sea surges in again and
covers the sand, shells, and crabs, wiping out all traces of the previously
phenomenon can occur more than once per day in Chandipur and to view this
wonderful spectacle, it is best to plan at least a whole day’s stay in the town on your holiday trip to Chandipur.
to See Near Chandipur
Integrated Test Range Site
the location of the Indian Army’s Integrated Test Range, from which missiles
like Agni, Akash, Shaurya and Prithvi were once launched and tested.
The Panchalingeshwara Temple
Temple is a Shaivite shrine which has five Lingas that are constantly covered
by a flowing stream. It lies at a distance of 45 km from Chandipur.
at a distance of 25 km from Chandipur. This place houses the famous Kirchora
Gopala shrine. The temple has strong associations with the Vaishnavite saints
of Eastern India like Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, his teacher Madhavendrapuri and Sri
Chaitanya’s follower Jeevaswami Goswami.
temple town has a temple that’s dedicated to the Goddess Chandi, and this is an
interesting site that’s a must visit location for any religiously inclined
has a temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath, and there is also a wildlife
sanctuary nearby, called Kalidiha. Kalidiha offers ample opportunities for
trekking through and exploring the locations.
is the nearest airport, and Baleshwar or Balasore has the nearest railway
station and bus terminus. It lies at a distance of 16 km from Chandipur, so
there are multiple options that you can try.
proximity to major cities in Orissa, Chandipur is an ideal off season getaway
that’s unique in its own way. The next time you decided to pack up and head to
the beach, make sure you push Chandipur to the top of your list!