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Sundarban is about 3 hours by land and then another 1& 1/2 hours boat ride to the closest watchtower in the buffer area of the jungle. You should start as early as possible to cover the more time inside the jungle in a One day trip to Sundarbans . We provide tea/coffee and refreshments, meals so you need not waste time on the way. Our boats will be equipped with mineral water jars so please do not carry water bottles with you. Also the Sundarbans are strict plastic free Zone so do not carry any plastics carry bags. Please do not throw any thing in the rivers.

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​Highlight of One Day Trip To Sundarban National Park

Drive through the lush green countryside of rural Bengal with paddy fields all along the route. Enjoy a hot Bengali breakfast on arrival at the Jetty after boarding the cruise boat. Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while enjoying the gentle river breeze cruising along the backwaters with view of the local people doing their daily chores in the river like fishing or on the banks grazing cattle. You will reach the jungle after 1.5 hours and arrive at Sajneykhali Watch Tower where you will get your permits to enter the jungle and get your guide assigned by the forest department. In the Sajneykhali watch tower you will see the Mangrove interpretation center, Crocodile farm, Turtle germination and Bono Bibi Mandir. After that you cruise along the narrow creeks to sight the birds, crocodiles and animals along the river banks. Then you reach the Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower from where most tigers and other animals are sighted as there are artificial ponds where animals come to drink water. In the meantime enjoy your lunch prepared on the boat by local women who accompany you in the trip to serve you hot delicious meals. After that you start your return towards Godhkhali and enjoy a late afternoon tea with cookies. Once you reach the jetty you board your car and start your journey back to Kolkata to complete your one day tour to Sundarbans.

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WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT SUNDARBANS?


Unlike most National parks, The Sundarbans National Park is open through out the year. But maximum tourist visit the Sundarbans National Park between September to March. During this time the weather is pleasant and crocodiles are seen basking in the river banks. October to March is the best to enjoy Sundarban tour package due to the pleasant climate. But during the summers the chances of sighting of animals are higher as they come near the artificial water bodies adjoining the watchtowers.


HOW CAN I PLAN MY SUNDARBAN TOUR PACKAGE? HOW TO VISIT SUNDARBAN?


Sundarbans National Park is located about a hundred kilometres 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. Sundarbans provide lot of hotels and resorts are Pakhirala Village, Bali Island, Dayapur Island,  these are located opposite Sajnekhali watch tower. Hotels and resorts in Sundarbans comes in variety of categories, 3 stars as well as decent cottages. We also have one of the best hotels in Sundarbans in its category called the Sundarban Wild Camp. We also arrange stays in other best resorts of Sundarbans. About Safari will charge you anything between INR 7000 to 10000 per day depending upon the season you are travelling. The cost of jungle entry guide charges over and above this. Or you can avail a Sundarban tour package from Kolkata which covers all expenses. A Sundarban forest tour can be booked on a reserved basis or you can share it with other which we will help you along with a Sundarban tour guide. luxury resort in sundarban, 2 night 3 days sundarban package.


IS SUNDARBAN SAFE TO VISIT? IS SUNDARBAN SAFE FOR TOURISTS?


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. People also inquire about mosquitoes and other insects, but you can be rest assured that there is no problems from them either. Sundarban forest resort and hotels provide mosquito and insect repellent in every room.


WHAT ARE THE PLACES TO STAY/ACCOMMODATION IN SUNDARBANS?


If you are on Sundarban 1 night 2 days or 2 night 3 days tour you need to book a stay in Sundarbans. We help you book the best resort in Sundarban, Sundarban forest resort and hotels. There is nothing like Sundarban 5 star hotel, the best in offer is 3 star but provides a Luxury stay experience. While staying here we help you book your Sundarban cruise package inside the forests.


WHAT ARE THE PARK ENTRY CHARGES TO SUNDARBANS?


As of 15/04/2024 For a single day tour to Sundarbans covering Sajnekhali, Sudhayakhali & DoBanki Watch Towers the entry charges are as follows. Boat Entry & Guide charges To Jungle Rs 500 for Indians & Rs 2000 for Non Indians. Per Head Entry Charges for Indians is Rs 100 & Rs 200 for Non Indians. Guide Charges Is Rs 500 for Indians and for Non Indians It is Rs 1000/-. For Bonnie Camp and Kalash Island the same charges apply. For Nethidhopani Watchtowers which is only watchtower inside the core area all the charges are double. These charges sometimes changes due to peak season so you can call us before planning Sundarban tour package.
**Sundarban tour guide are local villagers with some extent of communicating in English but lot of knowledge about the jungle & animals. But the guides are not very competent in any other language that Hindi & Bengali. If you are looking for a professional guide with knowledge of English then you need to book one separately.


HOW CAN I GO FOR SUNDARBAN TOUR PACKAGES FROM KOLKATA?


By Train- From Kolkata you can go to Sunderbans by a train till Canning (1 Hours) from Sealdah Station In Kolkata, and then take road transport till Godhkhali (1 Hours). From Godkhali you need to cross ferry and reach Gosaba Town (30 Minutes). From there you need to take a auto van or mechanized rickshaw van for about 45 minutes to reach Pakhirala Village where accommodation is available in various resorts & Lodges. Alternately from Canning you can take Bus, Auto or shared Jeep transportation to Jharkhali where you will find accommodation. If you are travelling by train remember these trains are public transports and does not have any reservation systems or any 1st class or 2nd class compartments. These are suburban daily commute trains for lakhs of people who come and return to the City regularly for employments & other requirements. Sometimes they tend to get overcrowded and becomes very unpleasant for tourists.

By Road- There are two popular roads connecting to Sundarban. One via Baruipur Canning which is about 100 kms from Kolkata and takes about 4 hours drive due to heavy traffic. The other road is via Basanti Highway which is longer distance but the traffic is low hence the journey time is little less. So if you want to approach Sundarbans Via Godkhali you will be dropped there and take the same ferry & land route to Pakhirala. However if you want to go to Jharkhali you can directly reach there by driving your car.


WHAT IS FAMOUS IN SUNDARBANS? WHAT IS SUNDARBANS FAMOUS FOR?


The Sundarbans forest is home to many rare and globally threatened wildlife species such as the estuarine crocodile (Crocodilus porosus), royal Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris), Water monitor lizard (Varanus salvator), Gangetic dolphin (Platinista gangetica), and olive ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea). Sundarban sightseeing does include sightings of animals and birds, but cruising in the Sundarban houseboat along with the sea food give you an awesome experience of the nature in its purest form.


WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF SIGHTING TIGERS IN SUNDARBAN TRIP PACKAGE?


The latest estimate suggest the tiger numbers in the Indian Sunderbans indicate an increase in the population of big cats. According to the West Bengal Forest Department, the tiger count for the year 2019-20 rose to 96, from 88 in 2018-19. However if you are traveling to sight the Royal Bengal Tigers in the wild then you might be in for disappointment, because tiger sightings are very rare but not impossible. 

Inclusions in Sundarban Day Tour

Transfers From Kolkata in A/C Cars.
Non AC boat with open deck for wildlife viewing and western toilets
 and rest area in lower deck.

Breakfast, Lunch and evening tea, Mineral ( Purified Packed Drinking) water.
Forest Guide during trip, Jungle Entry Permit Fees & Boat Permit Fees.


Exclusions

Personal Shopping/Beverages.

Camera Charges (Applicable for Professional Cameras)

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Sundarban Day Tour  Package Itinerary 

​​​​​5.00 Am: Single 0r 1(One) Day Tour To Sundarbans starts from your hotel/ home by AC Car/Van. Three and half hours of drive to Godkhali, the last road point in Mainland India.



8.30 Am: Board the boat, here you are welcomed by our crew with welcome drinks, breakfast and tea will be served on your cruise to reach Sajnekhali. After getting the Entry Permission & Guide we head off into the vast Sundarban forest for our rendezvous with one of the biggest mangroves of the world, rich in flora and fauna. This boat cruise will ring this period we will visit 2 watch towers, namely Sajnekhali & Sudhanyakhali. 


Sajnekhali Watch Tower is most popular watch towers in the park. The reason behind its popularity is tourist can obtain the permission to enter the national park from this spot only. The major attractions are Bono Bini Temple, Mangrove Interpretation Center and turtle project. This watch tower you can see avifauna species such as Pelican, Kingfishers, Plovers, Lap Wings, White Bellied Sea Eagle, Whimbrel, Curfews, and Sandpipers. 


Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower:  Most of the tigers are sighted from this tower. Some other wildlife like deers, wild boars and crocodiles are commonly seen from this watch tower. There is a sweet water pond where animals come to drink water. Behind the pond are stretches of land devoid of any vegetation where one can sight animals in the clearings. 


Cruising the small channels and creeks we will try to spot different wildlife, spotted dear, wild boars, civet cat, monitor lizard, crocodiles, dolphins and of course the tigers and diverse types of birds. Lunch will be served on return to resort at 3.00 pm. Boats are equipped with clean western and Indian style toilets.



4.00 PM : Return to Godkhali the car and start for Kolkata.
8.00 PM : Reach Back to Kolkata Drop  at  Hotel/Home/Airport/Station. With this we end the one day trip to Sundarban.


Cost For Sundarban Day Tour 

INR 16000 total for 1 to 4 travelers, for every additional traveler: INR 1400.​​​ Child Below 4 Yrs Complementary. Child 4-8yrs 50% INR. 600 Only.

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Full payment has to be made on the start of the travel.
Advance 2000 per head to be paid at the time of bookings.
Refund On Cancellations:
7 Days Before Journey Full Refund.
​1 to 7 Days 50% Of Booking amount.

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Question & Answer - 1 Day Tour To Sundarbans

Q: Are same Day tour to Sundarban arranged on sharing basis.

A: One Day tour to Sundarbans or Single day tour to Sundarban are arranged as customized tours with shared Jungle safari by boat.

Q: What is the timing for day trip to Sundarban?

A: A day tour starts at 5 am pickup is done from your place of stay in Kolkata and ends in late evening at around 8 pm.

Q: What are included in an a dat tour to Sundarbans?

A: Transportation from place of stay, breakfast, lunch, guided jungle safari is included in the packages. Two watchtowers are covered in the tour along with narrow creeks.

Q: Is it possible to explore Sundarban in one day?

A: You can explore the part of National park and the backwaters of the Sundarbans delta and enjoy some great Bengali food.