The excursions of Kolkata include beautiful beaches. Digha beach is among the most famous beaches located on the eastern coast of India. About 187 km from the city of Kolkata, this place is the most popular sea resort of West Bengal. The place was referred as the 'Brighton of the East' by Warren Hastings, the first Governor-General of Bengal, due to its mesmerizing beauty. Originally known as Beerkul, it is a place with serene and tranquil atmosphere, accompanied with rustic charm and undiluted air.