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Sundarban Adventure Tour Package
The largest mangrove forest in the world is a mist-shrouded, river-riddled swamp region of shifting tides, man-eating tigers and off-the-beaten-track adventure. It’s surrounded on three sides by two of the most densely populated countries on earth – India and Bangladesh – yet it remains remote, inhospitable and largely uninhabited by people. This is truly wild terrain, and chug-chugging along its river channels into its swampy heart of darkness is as thrilling as it is serene.
The star attraction is the Royal Bengal tiger. Around 200 of these magnificent creatures call the Sundarbans home, making this the largest single population of tigers on earth. Despite their reputation as man-eaters, they are extremely difficult to spot, but the thrill of trying to track one down is hard to overstate. And even if you see none, simply sitting on the deck of your boat as you float through thick mangrove forests is an unforgettably dreamy experience.
Destination: Sundarbans – Sajnekhali Watch Tower, Sajnekhali Sanctuary, Bird’ Island, Sudhyanakhali Watch Tower, Dobanki Watch Tower, Panchmukhani, Rabindranath Tagore’s Bunglow.
Duration : 2 nights 3 Days
Pick up & Drop: Kolkata ( Fixed Pick up point for group tour ,Residence or Hotel).
Accommodation: Double Deluxe Non AC Room/ Double Deluxe AC Room/ Luxury AC Room as per your choice.
What you may see: Mangrove forest with different species of trees, excellent view of Sunrise and Sunset , Royal Bengal Tiger, Crocodiles on the bank of the river, Monitor Lizard, Spotted Deer, Monkey, Small Octopus, Star Fish, Jelly Fish, Crabs, Prawn, different species of Birds.
TWO NIGHTS & THREE DAYS
1st Day: Kolkata – Sundarban :
Sundarban Wildlife Tourism welcome you to the Sundarban Tiger Reserve , Biggest Mangrove forest and a World Heriage site declared by UNESCO in the year 1985and was made a biosphere Reserve in 1989. . The journey will start in the morning at 7:30 AM from Esplanade (Near K.C.Das Confectionery and our second pick up point is from P.C.Chandra Garden (Gate No.1), Science city - at 8:00AM. Packed Breakfast will be served on the way with a brief stopover for tea and refreshments, At midday you arrive at Gothkhali Jetty, where you will be greeted by our local guide and transfer to the boat . We cruise through rivers Gomor, Durgadhwani to enter river Pitchkhali on bank of which lies Our Resort overlooking the Sunderban Tiger Reserve (Total Journey: 5 Hours [Road 3 Hours: Boat 2 Hours).
On your arrival you will be greeted by our team and checked into our Resort . Hot lunch will be served at our dining hall. Afternoon you cruise through the creeks and canals of the Sunderban Tiger Reserve forest to Sajnekhali Watchtower and Mangrove Interpretation Centre.
Watch the sun sets in the distant horizon we return to the resort to refresh and join us for Tea with snacks by the evening to watch Adivasi dance performed by the tribal’s of Sunderbans. They show happiness and hardships in their lives through dance.
A warm dinner will be served in the dinning hall at the 8:30 PM followed by camp fire ( Winter ) in the garden.
2nd Day: Sundarban Tiger Reserve
Wake up call at 6:00 AM with a hot cup of tea is served in your balcony. Refresh and board a thrilling cruise towards Dobanki Watch Tower as we move into the Sundarban Tiger Reserve Forest through creeks and dense forest and numerous rivers (breakfast on board).
The canopy walk at Dobanki Watch Tower inside the forest sends chills down your spine . After that we visit Panchamukhani, Pirkhali, Gajikhali by Boat which we cruise back through Matla – Sea Face (the point from where Bay of Bengal can be seen) . Then return to Resort for lunch.
In the afternoon you will experience the true Sunderban, as you walk through the native village of Jamespur. You will encounter many wonderful sights as you learn about the lifestyle, local crafts, cuisines, and way of life of the local villagers.
Observe their indigenous farming methods and mud houses made with small entrances. Back to the resort for refreshments followed by a Bawl Folk song and dinner at 9:00 PM.
3rd Day: Sundarban Tiger Reserve - Kolkata
Wake up call at 6 AM with a hot cup of tea in the morning . Refresh before we head for the morning cruise into the Sunderban Tiger Reserve once again through creeks and rivers heading to the Sudhayakhali Watchtower.
Walk to the disembarking towards the watchtower, searching for the elusive tiger. Keep a look at the sweet water pond where you may sight a deer drinking water or a water monitor lizard basking by the sun as well as monkeys and wild boars may be sighted nearby. Breakfast is served on board with refreshments as we cruise back to Resort. After an early lunch you will be transfer back to Kolkata .
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THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND DURING SUNDARBAN TOUR
THINGS YOU SHOULD AVOID DURING SUNDARBAN TRIP
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Sunderbans National Park was declared as a tiger reserve under Project Tiger in 1973 by Government of India and was given the status of the national park in 1978. It is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites too. The huge marshy delta of two great Indian rivers as Ganges and Brahmaputra expands over areas, which include the mangrove forest, marsh land and jungle island all mixed in a system of small rivers and also some streams. Sunderbans is the largest mangrove forest in the world. The name Sunderbans has come from Sundari plants, which were in a large quantity once in this region. The major attractions of the park is its topography. The major animal of the national park is Royal Bengal Tiger and it is one the most famous place for tiger safari in India. The few other wildlife of Sunderbans are Fishing Camp, Common Grey Mongoose, Jungle Cat, Wild boar, flying fox, fox, chital, macaques and Pangolin.
Anybody may plan their Sundarban tour by their own. The nearest Airport is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport. The Airport is well connected to major cities of India through regular flights. Cabs can be hired from the Airport to reach Sundarban which takes around 3 hours to reach.
Mostly 1 night/2 days or 2 nights/3 days packages are popular but anybody may extend their day. It is better to visit Sundarbans in a group. The main cost of visiting Sundarbans is the boat, thus visiting in a group helps dividing the boat cost, otherwise you have to bear the whole cost of the boat.
Yes, you may book a private boat for your family or group. It can be hired from Gothkhali or Sonakhali.
The most popular places to visit the Sundarbans are Sajnekhali Watch Tower, Sudhnyakhali Watch Tower, Dobanki Watch Tower, Panchmukhani, Pirkhali, Gajikhali, Hamilton Bunglow, Netidhopani, Buridabri, Kalash etc.
We arrange regular packages from Kolkata on sharing basis as well as private basis. Package includes up and down car fare from Kolkata to Gothkhali , Accommodation in our Resort ( Both AC and Non Ac rooms are available) , All meals ( Breakfast, Lunch, Evening snacks & Dinner), All Sightseeing as per itinerary, Forest permit & Guide charges, Cultural programme.
You have to select your Sundarban Tour Package on the basis of Land & River Transfers, Accommodation, Food, Jungle Permit & Guide. Normally a Sundarban Package comes as an all-inclusive package ex. Kolkata. The Tour Operator should provide a guide during Marine Safari hired additionally from Sajnekhali Office during permitting. You should select a proper tour operator to visit the Sundarban for make the package attractive and economical with proper safety measure like proper accommodation, hygienic food , life jacket & proper boat.
River Cruises on boats are the best way to enjoy the Sundarban Delta.
Although multi-cuisine is not available in Sundarbans, fresh local vegetables, fishes like Bhetki, Parshe and Hilsa and chicken is available. The food is delicious and healthy.
While the Sundarbans National Park makes up the core zone with the highest concentration of tigers, the buffer zone is made up of the Sajnekhali Wildlife Sanctuary. The area that tourists get to visit is the well-defined Eco-tourism zone where the incidence of any fatalities is extremely rare and to visit the Sundarban by a proper guide is completely safe and secure. You have to arrange your Sundarban tour by a proper professional tour operator to make your tour proper and attractive also.