Sundarban Day Tour

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Sundarban  DayTour 

 Itinerary:

First Day

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM: First pick up point is from Esplanade (Near K.C.Das Confectionery) , reporting time is 7.00 A. M. and departure time is 7.30 A. M. Our second pick up point is from P.C.Chandra Garden (Gate No.1), Science city - reporting time is 7:30AM and departure time is 8.00 AM by AC vehicle. (Packed Breakfast will be served on the way).

10:30 A.M.: Arrive at Godkhali and transfer to the boat (Facilities available - Toilet, Sitting arrangement on the deck,  Life jacket,  bed available to take rest for elderly people) and proceed  to Resort. After Lunch Visit to Sajnekhali Museum, Mangrove Interpretation Centre and Watch Tower encounter to the world’s largest single block of ‘Mangrove Forest’. Swashing  through the rivers and delta wilderness. You may get to see crocodiles, wild boars, spotted deer,  water monitor lizards, kingfisher or different types of birds and  you can have a glimpse of ‘Royal Bengal Tiger’ of India, living in the natural habitat. Then Also Visit Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower.

5;00 PM - 5:30 PM: Evening snacks and Tea/Coffee reach Gothkhali and transfer to Car for Kolkata.

9:00 PM - 9:30 PM: Arrival at Kolkata.

Tour price includes:

  • Up and down Car Fare.
  • Accommodation in Resort (Family wise).
  • All meals (Tea / Coffee, Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner). 
  • All sightseeing.
  • Forest entry fees & guide charges.
  • Cultural program (Tribal folk dance)

Tour Price excludes:

  • Still / Video camera charges.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Optional tour.
  • Any type of special menu.
  • The Overseas tourists have to pay Rs. 1000.00 per head for guide charge from Kolkata. 

Note:

  • There are no hidden costs.
  • You must carry valid photo identity proof during travel.
  • Also carry specific medicines if you need.
  • Our Standard Journey Starts from specific point : Kolkata 
  • Obey the rules of Guide and Tour Manager.
  • Maintain peace and cleanliness of the Jungle & River
  • Itinerary may change without any prior notification.

THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND DURING SUNDARBAN TOUR

  • Carry sunglasses, hats and sun tan lotion duringyour Sundarban Trip.
  • Wear light cotton dress preferably with colour Green, Ash, light Brown.
  • Wear tied shoes preferably gumboots.
  • Carry medicines for cough, cold & fever etc.
  • Drink only Filtered water, Mineral water or Coconut water.
  • Carry torch with spare batteries.
  • Carry spare batteries for your cameras as recharging facilities is limited.
  • Carry Binoculars to view distant animals and landscapes.
  • Maintain silence when you are watching any animals during your Sundarban Trip.

THINGS YOU SHOULD AVOID DURING SUNDARBAN TRIP

  • Do not play sound systems& loud speakers during Sundarban Tour.
  • Travelling inside Sundarban is permitted only from Sunrise to Sunset.
  • Do not indulge in hunting or fishing during Sundarban Tour.
  • Do not pluck flowers in the Sundarban National Park.
  • Do not wear any glossy clothing that attract undue attention of the Wildlife.
  • Do not irritate the animals you see during Sundarban Jungle Safari.
  • Consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited in Sundarban ( Boat & Jungle).
  • Do not carry plastic bottles, plastic bags and chips packets inside Sundarban Core Area.

Do not pollute the pristine habitat by throwing anything from the boat/Launch

Documents Required :

Documents required during the Tour:

  1. Please carry valid photo Id proof (Original Voters card / Original Driving License)
  2. PAN CARD IS NOT ACCEPTED IN MANY HOTELS, 

Booking Policy :

Booking Confirmation has to be sent to us by E-mail,

Kindly send us the below details to book a tour:

  • 1.Guest Name
  • 2.Final confirmed guests
  • 3.Travel Date
  • 4. Arrival / Departure details

 Cancellation Policy :

Cancellation has to be sent to us by E-mail,

Cancellation as per Date of booking -

  • 30 -15 Days prior to departure 25% of tour cost
  • 14 -07 Days prior to departure 50% of tour cost
  • 07- 03 Days prior to departure 75% of tour cost
  • 03 Days/No show 100% of tour cost,

IDENTITY CARD:

  • Indian Guests   :  Need to carry Original Government approved ID card for all travellers.
  • Foreign Guests :   Need to carry Original Passport with Visa for Forest Permisission. Photo copy of the same should be carried.

 


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Ask Questions About Sundarban Day Tour

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.