Chandipur(Balasore )

With the sea water receding approximately 5 kms during low tide and advancing to the shore during high tide everyday, the Chandipur Beach at Odisha (Orissa) offers a truly unique and captivating sight.Easily accessible via train, the beach is merely 16 kms from the Balasore Railway Station on Howrah-Madras line of South Eastern Railways. Watching the sea vanish right in front of your eyes and then observing its return is a very rare site. And to add more to this hide and seek of water, the Casuarina trees and creeper sand dunes seem to be swaying on a melodious musical note. The bbeach is also in close proximity to certain other places of tourist interest namely Remuna, Panchalingeswar, Aradi and Chandaneswar. The seaside resort of Chandipur, 16 km east of Balasore, is one of Odisha (Orissa)'s finest beaches. The musical sway of the casuarinas trees and creepered white sand dunes add to its seductive beauty. Chandipur is one of the few beaches of the world where the sea recedes up to 5 km daily at low tide and chasing the waves in a jeep, when the sea retreats is unforgettable. When the tide is in, locals trawl for small fish along the coast. The serene and peaceful landscape of Chandipur captivates the visitor.Easily reachable by auto rickshaw or taxi from Balasore, the accommodation at Chandipur is plentiful. Enjoy your stay at Chandipur Beach, Odisha (Orissa).

Nearest Place To Visit:-

Kirochora Gopinath Tample,Nilagiri,Panchulingeswar

Nearest Hotel:-

1.Panthanivas,O.T.D.C. phone:-06782-270051 2.Hotel Subham phone:-06782-270025 3.HotelAnandamayee phone:-06782-270012 5.Hotel pacific In Phone:-06782-270083

Transport:-

Air:-The nearest air port for visiting the places of interest in Balasore district is at Bhubaneswar which is connected with Kolkata, Delhi, Hydrabad, Raipur, Nagpur and Mumbai by bording flights. Rail:-Nearest rail head is at Balasore on S.E.Rly. Road:-Chandipur is 16 Kms. By road from Balasore Bus services are available from Balasore to Chandipur

Favorite Food:-

1. Alu Bhaja- Potato slices fried in oil with whole spices. 2.Aludu- Spicy potato curry 3.Alu Matara- Diced potatoes and peas curry 4.Alu Phulakobi Bhaja- Diced potato and cauliflower florets sauteed in oil and spices 5.Alu Potala Rasa- Curried potatoes and pointed gourd 6.Bilatibaigana/patalghanta chutney- A very sweet chutney made of tomatoes, dates and sugar. 7.Dahi bhendi- Okra (Bhendi) or Ladies finger fried and dipped in spiced yogurt 8.Besar- Assorted vegetables stir fried in panch phutana and a mildly spiced mustard sauce 9.Badi Dahi- Fried Dalma dipped in spiced yogurt. 10.Badi chura- Powdered badi made of urad dal with green chillies, sometimes garlic&onion 11.Chadachadi- Sauteed mixed vegetables, diced potatoes and shrimp in a spicy mustard sauce 12.Chhencheda- Lightly spiced fish head and mixed vegetables 13.Chungdi Malai- Freshwater prawn cooked in coconut milk and spices 14.Chungdi Jhola- Freshwater prawn cooked in thick, spicy gravy 15.Crab Kalia- A spicy crab curry 16.Dahi baigana- Deep fried eggplant slices in a spiced yogurt sauce 17.Dahi Maachha- fried fish in a mildly spiced yogurt sauce 18.Ghanta (Food)- Vegetable medley and spice powders sauteed in oil 19.Ghugni- Boiled Peas and spices cooked in oil and then lightly curried. 20.Kancha Kadali bara jhola- A curry of green plantain/unripe banana kofta.

Best Time to Visit:-

October-April

Highest Temperature:-

40 c

Lowest Temperature:-

20 c

Distance From Capital:-

180 KM