Haldia is one of the major trading ports in India and a popular industrial hub with most numbers of tourists every year..The most popular tourists attraction of this place is its outsized shoreline and its natural views. The tourists can very closely observe the spirituality and mysticism of the nature. It is an ideal place for all the nature lovers and tourists as well. The cool breeze touches the coastline and thus the tourists derive delight out of it. The ripples of the flowing river change its color with the changing shades of the sun. This is also a perfect place for photography as it has a mesmerizing natural beauty. The red sun-rising and sun-setting sky and silver white sky during noon gives a clear reflection on the water and beautify the revering. Haldia not only have visitors but also large numbers of people are employed in the industries from different parts of India. The Casurina coastline which is a good picnic spot during winter.
It has the maximum numbers of industries such has Indian Oil Corporation and Haldia Petrochemicals.A small town, Haldia is crowded with industries and technological institutes. The fundamental significance of this place is the Industries which adds to the economy of the town and the River which is used for navigation. It is bordered by Haldia River which is an offshoot of the River Ganges.
Places to visit in Haldia
this is the place where the tourists can find number of ships approaching and departing with cargoes. It is the heart of the town as the port helps in bringing capital to the town. It has trade relation with many parts of the world. Haldia port is one of the startling feature to have a glimpse of.
it is a four storied yellow color building which has the collection of old photographs, statues, paintings of the freedom movement era. It also has a huge library with numerous books of colonial period.
one of the best and most luxurious guest house in Haldia which is governed by the Haldia Development Authority located on more than 5acre of land. It has 8 numbers of suits and 8 ordinary rooms. The tourists can have a view of the ships from the balcony of this guests house.
it is the gateway to the port city, Haldia and is situated at the side of the Hooghly river. The tourists can even enjoy the ferry ride over here.
Balughat River side sunset Point
It is a very calm and serene riverine beach where the tourists can enjoy sun-rise and sun-sets.
Here the ships approaches and departs, the place where loading and unloading of cargoes go es on and it is a regular activities. It is a real fun watching the ships arriving and then going away.
How to reach Haldia
Haldia does not have its own airport. Therefore one need to arrive at Kolkata airport at first. Taxi or cab is always available from there.
It takes around 3 hrs to reach Haldia by road. The bus fare is very reasonable and it is the fastest mode of transport.
It is well linked with different parts of the country as it has good railway facilities.
Best time to visit
It experiences moderate type of climate. Spring is the best time to visit Haldia.