Nandail Dighi

Type: Lake
Contributed By: Nayeem


Nandail Dighi is huge and its length is 1 km. It is said that King Nandail in 1610 excavated this Dighi. The volume of this Dighi is 59,4 acre. It is said by many that this Dighi was excavated in one night. The sides of the Dighi were very big once. Many migratory birds come here in winter. Due to its natural beauty it is frequently used as a picnic spot nowadays. Close to this Dighi there is Nandail College.

How to go

Referred how to reach Joypurhat from Dhaka, click here. For directions to Kalai Upazila see

How To Reach: Joypurhat District

(A) SR Travels: Dhaka to Joypurhat
Counter Contact:
1. Kollyanpur Bus Stand, Phone: 02-8013793, 02-8019312, 01711-394801
2. Abdullahpur Bus Stand, Phone: 01711-944023
3. Gabtoli Bus Terminal, Phone: 02-8011226
4. Bijoy Nagar, Kakrail, Phone: 02-9352118
5. Mohakhali Bus Terminal, Phone: 02-8834833, 01552-315831

(B) Hanif Paribahan, Phone: 0571-63392
(C) Keya Paribahan, Phone: 0571-63447
(D) Salma Paribahan, Phone: 0571-62681
(E) Shyamoli Paribahan, Phone: 0571-63212

Intercity Trains From Joypurhat :

Train No Name Off Day From Departure To Arrival
705 Ekota Express Tuesday Joypurhat 4:59:00 PM Dinajpur 7:40:00 PM
706 Ekota Express Monday Joypurhat 12:01:00 AM Dhaka 7:15:00 AM
727 Rupsha Express Thursday Joypurhat 3:13:00 PM Saidpur 5:15:00 PM
728 Rupsha Express Thursday Joypurhat 9:59:00 AM Khulna 6:00:00 PM
731 Barandra Express Sunday Joypurhat 6:14:00 PM Nilphamari 9:00:00 PM
732 Barandra Express Sunday Joypurhat 9:09:00 AM Rajshahi 12:35:00 PM
733 Titumir Express Wednesday Joypurhat 09:58:00 AM Chilahati 1:40:00 PM
734 Titumir Express Wednesday Joypurhat 6:15:00 PM Rajshahi 10:00:00 PM
747 Simanta Express No Joypurhat 4:30:00 AM Saidpur 6:20:00 AM
748 Simanta Express No Joypurhat 8:57:00 PM Khulna 4:30:00 AM
757 Drutajan Express Wednesday Joypurhat 2:40:00 AM Dinajpur 5:30:00 AM
758 Drutajan Express Wednesday Joypurhat 10:29:00 AM Dhaka 5:55:00 PM
765 Nilsagor Express Monday Joypurhat 2:48:00 PM Nilphamari 5:15:00 PM
766 Nilsagor Express Sunday Joypurhat 12:59:00 AM Dhaka Cant. 07:50:00 AM
Mail Express Train From Joypurhat :

Train No Name Off Day From Departure To Arrival
23 Rocket Exp No Joypurhat 8:25:00 PM Parbatipur 10:00:00 PM
24 Rocket Exp No Joypurhat 11:39:00 AM Khulna 12:10:00 AM
31 Uttara Express No Joypurhat 5:57:00 PM Parbatipur 8:15:00 PM
32 Uttara Express No Joypurhat 5:03:00 AM Rajshahi 10:25:00 AM
Other Train Information are:
1. Drutojan Express
Train Number: 757
Train Route: Dhaka – Dinajpur – Dhaka
Starting Station: Dhaka
Starting Time: 1950
Destination Station: Dinajpur
Arrival Time: 0510
Time Taken: 9 Hours 20 Minutes

2. Drutojan Express
Train Number: 758
Train Route: Dinajpur – Dhaka – Dinajpur
Starting Station: Dinajpur
Starting Time: 0830
Destination Station: Dhaka
Arrival Time: 1810
Time Taken: 9 Hours 40 Minutes

Where to Stay

The accommodation facilities in Joypurhat are as follows:

1. Hotel Saad
Address: Number 1 station Road, Joypurhat.
Total Rooms: 14 (Single-7, Double-7),
AC Room (double)- 4, AC Rooms (single)- 2
Phone no-01721904488, 0571-51097

2. Hotel Prithibi International
Address: Sadar road, Joypurhat.
Phone no-01717866529

3. Promee Hotel
Address: Sadar road, Adjacent to Joypurhat-Hilly road.
Phone no- 0571-62633, 01713364066.

4. Hok Convention Center
Address: Adjacent to Joypurhat- Hilly road, 1.5 km North from Pachu’r Mor
Phone: 0571-62633, 01713364066

5. Sultan Doi Ghar Hotel & Restaurant
Address: South of CNB Road in Kalai Bus Stand
Items: sweets, rice and different curries.

Things to do

Have a picnic in the spot with friends
Enjoy natural view of the Dighi.
Click pictures.

Eating Facilities

If you are hungry you may search for restaurants or fast food shops nearby. You may also carry your own food.


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