Sundarban home to the Royal Bengal Tigers, Crocodiles is the world largest mangrove forest, an unpolluted atmosphere and numerous other wildlife. Its home to spotted deer, monitor lizard, snakes, bird like kingfishers, herons, and many other species. Sundarban Tour Packages from Kolkata are organized daily.
The Sundarbans National Park is a vast natural region comprising a part in Eastern India and Bangladesh. It is largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world. Sundarbans National Park is an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Sundarbans National Park is a National Park, Tiger Reserve, and a Biosphere Reserve located in the Sundarbans delta in the Indian state of West Bengal.. The name Sundarban can be literally translated as "beautiful forest" in the Bengali language (Shundor, "beautiful" and bon, "forest". The name may have been derived from the Sundari trees (the mangrove species Heritiera fomes) that are found in Sundarbans in large numbers. The Sundarban forest lies in the vast delta on the Bay of Bengal formed by the super confluence of the Ganges. The seasonally flooded Sundarbans freshwater swamp forests lie inland from the mangrove forests on the coastal fringe. It became inscribed as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1997. The Indian part of Sundarbans is estimated to be about 4,110 square kilometers (1,590 sq mile), of which about 1,700 square kilometres (660 sq mile) is occupied by waterbodies in the forms of river, canals and creeks of width varying from a few meters to several kilometers.
Sundarbans provides a unique ecosystem and a rich wildlife habitat. According to the 2015 tiger census, the Sundarbans have about 170 tigers. Tiger attacks on local fisherman, honey collectors are frequent in the Sundarbans. Between 0 and 50 people are killed each year. There is much more wildlife here than just the endangered Royal Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris). Fishing cats, macaques, wild boars, common grey mongooses, foxes, jungle cats, flying foxes, pangolins, and spotted deer are also found in abundance in the Sundarbans.
Sundarban Tour From Kolkata are conducted as composite all inclusive tours with transfers, meals, stay, jungle safari, etc. If you want you can take a train from Sealdah Station and travel till Canning station, From there you can take public transport to Godhkhali ferry ghat.
Due to its proximity to the Bay of Bengal, Sunderban experiences very high humidity. Rainfall is quite heavy during monsoon, which last from mid-June to mid-September. After the monsoons, fair weather prevails until mid-March. However we operate Sundarban Trip departures all year round..
Sundarban Trip can be customized as per your requirements and can be a Days Tour to 3 Night 4 Days but the most popular Sundarban tour packages are the 2 Night 3 Days tour which are generally conducted every weekends and on public holidays.
Q. What is the best time to visit Sunderbans?
A. The Sundarbans National Park is open through out the year. During September to March the weather is pleasant and crocodiles are seen basking in the river banks. Avoid the Christmas & New Year weekends as hoards of tourist decent on the rivers and it becomes very noisy to sight animals. But during the summers the chances of sighting of animals are higher as they come near the artificial water bodies adjoining the watchtowers.
Q. How can I plan my Sundarban tour? How to visit Sunderban?
A. Sundarbans National Park is located hundred kilometers from kolkata. There are several places where you can take overnight accommodation and then you can go for boat Safari tour starting from half day or one day or 2 days tour. The places which provide decent accommodations are Pakhirala Village, Bali Island, Dayapur Island.About Safari will charge you anything between INR 3000 to 6000 per day depending upon the season you are travelling. The cost of jungle entry guide charges over and above this.
Q. Is Sundarban safe to visit? Is Sundarban safe for tourists?
A. Sundarban is the worlds largest mangrove forests in the planet earth. What makes it more unique is the presence of Royal Bengal Tiger. Crocodiles are found in abundance in these forest. There has not been a single instance of Tiger or Crocodile attack on the tourists. Whenever you are entering the forests you need to take a mandatory guide along.
Q. What is the difference between 1 Night 2 days & 2 Night 3 days Sundarban tour package?
A. The basic difference in 1 Night 2 Days and 2 Night 3 Days Sundarban Tour is that the later is of more relaxed itinerary and suitable for elderly or people who want to experience the jungle as well as the village or rural life of the region. Jungle safari in both the itinerary is he same duration.
Q. What are the Watchtowers covered in 2 Night 3 days Sundarban Tour?
A. This boat cruise will last till sunset and during this period we will visit 3 watch towers, namely Sajnekhali, Sudhanyakhali and Dobanki watchtower and canopy walk.
Q. What do one miss in an two night three days Sundarban Tour?
A. In terms of Jungle safari there is no difference but if you are not keen to understand and experience the rural and village of the local people, their culture and livelihood then you can opt for 1 night tour.
Q. How many person are required for an exclusive 2 Night 3 days Sundarban trip?
A. An exclusive tour can be organized at no other extra cost if the group strength is more than 8 person. But if you are less than that it will vary. Call us to know the exact cost of exclusive 2 night 3 days Sundarban trip.
Q. What is the Sundarban tour package cost?
A. A group departure tour will cost you INR 5500 with non AC stay and INR 6500 for AC Stay per head. An exclusive tour cost depends on the number of head traveling.
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