Sundarban--Tour

 

Sundarban  Tour is a great weekend plan for all, no matter if you are single, or you want to spend your weekend with your special friend or family. It’s not about enjoying a conventional tiger safari as there are many other tiger reserves in India. Touring in Sundarban means exploring the Mangrove Forest with its exotic biodiversities.

Nestled in the delta of the Bay of Bengal, the Sundarban Mangrove Forest is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that spans across India and Bangladesh. This unique mangrove forest is home to a rich and diverse ecosystem, making it a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. A Sundarban wildlife tour promises an immersive experience into the heart of this enchanting wilderness, where the intertwining rivers and dense mangrove vegetation create an otherworldly atmosphere. In this blog, we will explore eight captivating attractions that make a Sundarban wildlife tour a truly memorable adventure.


Sundarbans National Park: A Hub of Biodiversity Conservation

 

Established as a national park in 1984, the Sundarban National Park is a vitalmainstay for the conservation of the mangrove ecosystem. The park encompasses an expansive area and is the home to several species of mammals, reptiles, and birds. Visitors can explore the park through guided boat tours, walking trails, and watchtowers strategically placed for optimal wildlife viewing.


Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower: Gateway to the Wilderness

Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower is a popular attraction in the Mangrove Forest, offering wildlife visitors a panoramic view of the mangrove forest and its inhabitants. The watchtower is strategically located to improve the chances of spotting Royal Bengal Tigers, crocodiles, and other wildlife. As the sun sets, the tower provides a breathtaking view of the landscape bathed in the warm hues of twilight. A safari tour by foot on the watchtower canopy will surely keep you enthralled.


Sajnekhali Wildlife Sanctuary: Where Education Meets Conservation

 

Sajnekhali Wildlife Sanctuary is indeed a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. Also, it is an educational hub for your wildlife interest. The sanctuary houses a museum and an interpretation center that provides valuable insights into the ecology and conservation efforts in the Sundarbans. Visitors can learn about the unique flora and fauna of the region and understand the challenges faced in preserving this delicate ecosystem.


Dobanki: A Nature Lover's Retreat

 

If you are a wild forest lover and love to seek a tranquil escape into nature, Dobanki is an ideal destination within the Sundarban Tiger Safari. This ecotourism spot is known for its canopy walk, offering visitors a chance to stroll above the mangrove vegetation and observe the diverse flora and fauna from an elevated safe point in an aerial view. The serenity of Dobanki provides a stark contrast to the adrenaline-pumping tiger trails, creating a well-rounded experience for nature enthusiasts.


Bonbibi Temple: A Spiritual Interlude

 

In the heart of the Sundarban, the Bonbibi Temple stands as a symbol of the unique relationship between the local communities and the wilderness.  The temple and the offered prayer is dedicated to the goddess Bonbibi. The goddess is worshipped as the protector of the forest, and the temple is an integral part of the cultural fabric of the region. Visiting the Bonbibi Temple offers tourists a glimpse into the spiritual connection that the locals have with the Sundarban.


SundarbanTour - 2 Nights 3 Days Itinerary

Sundarban: – Day 01 

Sundarban Tiger Roar Resort welcomes you to the Sundarban Tiger Reserve, biggest Mangrove forest and a World Heritage site declared by UNESCO in the year 1985 and was made a biosphere Reserve in 1989. The journey will start in the morning at 8:30 AM from Kolkata. On arrival at Godkhali Jetty and transferred to the boat. Proceed to our resort through rivers Gomor, Durgadhwani to enter River Pitchkhali, on the bank of which lies Sundarban Tiger Roar Resort overlooking the Sundarban Tiger Reserve.

Hot Lunch will be served at our resort. After Lunch proceed to Bird’s Island and  Sunset Point and return to the Resort.

Evening Tea and snacks will be served followed by Adivasi Jhumur dance performed by the tribal people of Sundarbans.

Dinner will be served at 9.00 PM. 

 Sundarban: – Day 02 

After breakfast  report at Jetty ghat at 8:30 AM  in the morning for a thrilling cruise towards Sajnekhali Watchtower and Mangrove Interpretation Centre , then proceed to deep Jungle Safari through  creeks and dense forest and numerous rivers. like Sarakkhali 1 , Sudhanyakhali , Bonbibi bharani, Sunderkhali , Pirkhali ,  where you may see deer ,water monitor lizards, monkeys,  wild boars , crocodiles and the Royal Bengal Tiger.  Lunch will be served at the Boat/ Resort . 

Evening 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. 

In the evening join us for Tea with snacks  and  watch a cultural program of Baul Folk songs and dinner at 9:00 PM.

 

Sundarban:- Day 03

 Wake up call at 7:00am.  Breakfast at 8:30am, After Breakfast checkout at hotel and proceed to Gosaba ,visit Hamilton Bungalow and Rabindranath  Tagore Bunglow .

After Early Lunch (Packed Lunch)  transfer back to Kolkata.

  Itinerary may change without any prior notification.  

Sundarban Jungle Safari


THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND DURING SUNDARBAN TOUR

Ø  Carry sunglasses, hats and sunscreen lotion during your Sundarban Trip.

Ø  Wear light cotton dress preferably with colour Green, Ash, light Brown.

Ø  Wear tied shoes, preferably gumboots.

Ø  Carry medicines for cough, cold & fever etc.

Ø  Drink only Filtered water, Mineral water or Coconut water.

Ø  Carry torch with spare batteries.

Ø  Carry spare batteries for your cameras as recharging facilities are limited.

Ø  Carry Binoculars to view distant animals and landscapes.

Ø  Maintain silence when you are watching any animals during your Sundarban Trip.