Know About splendid and eventful Beach Holiday at Balighai Beach – Orissa Beaches

Among the famous picnic spots of the sacred city Puri Balighai beach with dense population of Casuarina trees is always hold the prime place and rated very high.

This beautiful city beach- Balighai Beach [hardly 10 km from city heart] is also habitat of shy Baliharina deer. Puri is among the scared pilgrimage destination so for many domestic travelers Balighai beach is pilgrimage bonus where as for the others calm quite scenic sea shore location is the prime attraction.

Balighai beach is also favorite among the bird watchers as being located close to famous Chilka lake a few migratory birds get shelter here also. Balighai beach is also renowned for the nearby Sea Turtle Research Center.


Vital Tourist Information : Balighai Beach

Location :
Balighai beach is situated at road distance of less than 10 km from the pilgrimage city Puri.


Near By City : Puri


State : Orissa [India]


Famous as / For :
Sea Turtle Research Center - Baliharina Deer


Weather & Climate :
Balighai Beach, Puri experiences costal climate with heavy rains.


Temperature :
Summer : Max.36° C Min. 27° C
Winter : Max.25° C Min.15° C


Best Time to Visit :
October to March is the tourist season for Balighai Beach.


Spoken Languages :
Oriya - Bengali - Hindi - English


Dining / Food Facility :
At the beach side there are many stall of Non vegetarian dishes serving Chicken Pakoda Fishes Crabs and other sea food with Chinese sauces. Rashmalais, Khirmohons, Rasgullas and Khajas are the famous sweets.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
Puri is not a great place for shopping as this is a religious tourism dominated place, however local handicrafts and religious goods can be purchased here. Patta-paintings and applique work is popular shopping item among the tourists of western countries.


Beach Activities :
Bird Watching - Beach Walk - Sand Castle Construction - Swimming


Travel Tips :
If you decide to stay at Puri, advance booking of hotel rooms will prove quite handy as being a pilgrimage Puri have a constant inflow of tourist through out the year.


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Tourist Spots of Puri : Aruna Stambh 16 sided monolithic pillar - Balighai Beach - Chilka Lake - Konark Sun Temple - Puri Beach
Religious Places : Temple of Lord Jagannath


Interesting Information :
Jagannathpuri Ratha Yatra Fact File :
Time : From Full moon of Ashad [June - July]
Duration : 10 Days
Prime Attraction : Chariots of Lord Jagannath
Historic reference : Dates back to 11th Centaury


How To Reach Balighai Beach Orissa [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
This city from S.E. rail network have super fast train links with many cities like New Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati , Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Okha, Kolkatta, Tirupati & Thiruvanantapuram etc


Road Travel / Bus Route :
State highway connects the city with capital city Bhubaneshwar.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Nearest airport with domestic flight facility is Bhubaneshwar[60 odd km].


Local Transportation :
Tourist Taxi from Puri city are available for getting visitors to Balighai Beach.