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  • Enjoy the drive from Kolkata to Godhkhali through the rural green countryside with the waterbodies, mudhuts, paddyfeilds, roadside markets.
  • Enjoy the outstanding view of the Godhkhali port where the road from the mainland India ends.
  • Visit the Hamilton Bunglow & Rabindra Nath Tagore Bungalow and immerse in the history of Sundarbans.
  • Visit the Rangabelia Handicraft center to collect souveniors & famous Sundarban honey.
  • Enjoy a evening cruise in the river to watch the unpolluted clear starry nights.
  • Join and enjoy a tribal dance and music performance with the locals. Donot mind if you miss the steps, its like an rural disco party.
  • Take a thrilling boat ride in a dingy(small country boat).
  • Go for a guided village walk to appreciate the livelyhood and day to day activities of the locals, also visit the weekly small markets or hats.
  • Visit the popular watchtowers of Sajnekhali, Sundhanyakhali & Dobanki Watch towers.
  • Know about the legendary Guardian Angel Bonobibi & Dankin Rai and understand the customs, beliefs of the locals.
  • Visit the tiger rescue center at Jharkhali where the injured maneaters are kept under observation.

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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.

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Sundarban National Park Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve is a unique mangrove forest near Kolkata which can be explored by One Day Sundarban Tour, 1 Night 2 Days Sundarban Tour or a relaxing 2 Night 3 Days Sundarban Tour Package From Kolkata. 

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Start at 8 am cofortably.

Travel through the green countryside of Bengal.

2 Day Boat Cruise in the backwaters.

Evening safari in the Bird Sanctuary.  

1 Day Boat Cruise inside the National Park.

Watch a documentary show on Sundarbans.

Enjoy a tribal dance program by the locals.

Enjoy Breakfast and Lunch on cruise.

Dinner at Resort.

Visit Sajnekhali, Sudhanyakhali & Dobanki watch towers.

Visit Hamilton & Rabindranath Tagore Bungalow.

Cruise the narrow creeks to sight wildlife.

Enjoy the Bengali hospitality & Sea food.

Experience the Village life & know about the human & wildlife conflicts & coexistence. 

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Start at 8 am cofortably.

Travel through the green countryside of Bengal.

1 Day Boat Cruise in the backwaters.

Evening safari in the Bird Sanctuary.  

1 Day Boat Cruise inside the National Park.

Watch a documentary show on Sundarbans.

Enjoy Breakfast and Lunch on cruise.

Dinner at Resort.

Visit Sajnekhali, Sudhanyakhali & Dobanki watch towers.

Visit Hamilton & Rabindranath Tagore Bungalow.

Cruise the narrow creeks to sight wildlife.

Enjoy the Bengali hospitality & Sea food.

Tourism in Sundarbans has highly developed in last few years and you will get variety of options from 3 star luxury to simple budget category options of stays and jungle cruise options.

If you are travelling in a group you can check for best bargains by clicking the link below. Or if you are a small family then you can join our weekly 2 Night 3 Days fixed departure tour every Friday of the week. Cost for fixed departure is also provided in the link.

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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.

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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.

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Sundarban tour has lot of activity, with lots of watch towers and creeks to visit for animal sightings. If you are on tight schedule and go for a Day Trip To Sundarbans, you will visit Sajnekhali Tiger Project & Sudhanya Khali Watch Tower and few Narrow Creeks.

If You opt for 1 Night 2 Days Trip additionally you will visit the Bird Sanctuary, Do Banki Watch Tower, a sunset cruise and narrow creeks. And If you are interested in 2 Nights 3 Days Sundarban Tour Package, you will cover the village visit, or add Nethidhopani Watch Tower, Jharkhali Tiger Rescue center, Bonnie Camp, Etc. 

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The Sundarbans, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the largest mangrove forest in the world, spanning the southern part of Bangladesh and the eastern part of India. Its rich history and ecological significance make it a fascinating subject of study. Evidence suggests that the Sundarbans region was inhabited by early human settlers as far back as 3,000 years ago. These early inhabitants were likely part of the ancient Bengal civilization. In the 18th century, the British East India Company took control of Bengal, including the Sundarbans. The British undertook systematic logging and cleared large parts of the forest for agriculture, altering the region's ecology significantly. In the mid-20th century, both India and Bangladesh recognized the ecological importance of the Sundarbans and established protected areas. The Sundarbans were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987 (Bangladesh) and 1989 (India). The Sundarbans is also home to several indigenous communities who have lived in harmony with the forest for centuries. These communities depend on the Sundarbans for their livelihoods, relying on fishing, honey collection, and small-scale agriculture.

Daniel Mackinnon Hamilton played a pivotal role in the development of the Sundarbans region during the early 20th century. His contributions were primarily focused on economic and social development, and he is remembered for his efforts to transform the area through innovative projects. In 1903, Daniel Mackinnon Hamilton acquired a large tract of land in the Sundarbans region, particularly in the areas of Gosaba and its surrounding islands. His objective was to transform these lands, which were largely underdeveloped and prone to flooding, into habitable and productive areas. Hamilton introduced several reforms aimed at improving agricultural productivity and the living conditions of the local population. He implemented measures to reclaim and cultivate the land, making it suitable for agriculture. This included building embankments to protect against flooding and salinity.

Hamilton was a strong advocate of the cooperative movement. He established cooperative societies in the Sundarbans to encourage collective farming and resource sharing among the local farmers. These cooperatives helped improve agricultural yields and provided financial stability to the farmers. Hamilton's efforts led to the significant transformation of Gosaba and its neighboring areas. The once sparsely populated and underdeveloped region became a thriving agricultural hub, providing livelihoods to thousands of people.

Hamilton's work in the Sundarbans set a precedent for future development projects in the region. His approach to land reclamation, cooperative farming, and community development served as a model for subsequent initiatives aimed at improving the socio-economic conditions of the Sundarbans' inhabitants.

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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. 

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Sundarban is home to the Royal Bengal Tigers, Crocodiles in the backwaters, the world largest mangrove forest, an unpolluted atmosphere and numerous other wildlife. If you opt for a day tour to Sundarbans your more likely to see spotted deer, crocodile, monitor lizard, etc.

If you are opting for longer Sundarban tour packages then there are more chances of bird encounters like kingfishers, herons, and many other species. Also you can see lot of reptiles like snakes which are unique to Sunderbans. So be wise to choose the best package to suit your taste.

Longer duration adventurous Sundarban Tour Package from Kolkata can be organized upon request. Of course you can come across the Royal Bengal Tigers on any day crossing the rivers or just majestically lazing on the mudflats.

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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.


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The Sundarbans in India is located in the state of West Bengal, covering the South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas districts. It is 100 kms from kolkata. The location is on the southern tip of the state of West Bengal and has the Bay of Bengal in the South. The Indian Sundarbans is about 4,260 sq km, of which about 1,700 sq km is occupied by water bodies like river, canals and creeks of varying width from a few feet to multiple kilometres.The islands of Sundarbans are only accessible by waterways and amenities are limited. The main market is Gosaba Island which caters to the most of the islands. 

​​​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,

Sundarban Tour Packages From Kolkata- ​We are a Tour Operator Of Sundarbans and in 2020 we are now 10 years Into operations. Sundarban the mangrove jungle offers boat safaris and can be explored in 2/3 days trip from kolkata. We operate best Sundarban Tour Package Day Trip To Sundarban, 1 Night 2 Days Sundarban Tour, 2 Nights 3 Days Sundarban Tour Package.

Trips can be customized as well group departure are available which are very cost friendly. We have option of door step pickup and drop from your hotel/home. We can arrange trips at very short notices with pickup and drop from Kolkata airport or Howrah/Sealdah Rail station of your choice. Over the years many thousands of tourists from India & Abroad have visited the Sundarban Tiger Reserve with us and enjoyed our hospitality.

We have Online booking systems, quality accommodations, great food, guided trips for you to enjoy a trip to Sundarbans. Day Tour are suited for people who are on tight schedule, whereas you can also spare 2 or 3 days to experience the fierce & beautiful Sundarbans. 

The Biosphere Reserve are open throughout the year, so you can plan a Sundarban Tour Package From Kolkata any day to enjoy the Sundarban boat safari Trip. Add the sea food delicacy and trip will be a memory to remember forever, as well as us as a credible Sundarban tours and travels. 

Start as early as possible 5 am.

Travel through the green countryside of Bengal.

Full Day Boat Cruise inside the National Park.

Enjoy Breakfast and Lunch on cruise.

Visit Sajnekhali & Sudhanyakhali watch towers.

Cruise the narrow creeks to sight wildlife.

Enjoy the Bengali hospitality & Sea food.

Geographical Location Of Sundarban NAtional Park

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.

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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

What is the best time to visit Sundarbans?

Sundarban Tour or Sundarbans National Park is best visited during winter (between December and February) & for bird watching September to March offers migrating birds. In the winters crocodiles sun basking in the mud flats are very common sights.

In the summers when the natural sweet water sources dries up it is not very uncommon to see deers, wild boars and even tigers visiting the artificial ponds created near the watchtowers to quench their thirst. Sundarban tourist place is open all around the year and it offering variety of charms in different seasons.

To approach Sundarban National Park, you have to start from kolkata and travel by road for about 100 kms where the main land ends. After there it takes around 1.5 hours by boat/or 15 minutes by local transportation from where the buffer area of the  jungle and Sundarban Tour starts.

There are also train connectivity & Public Buses plying but are not very convenient for tourists. You can rely on us for giving a very comfortable transportation option depending upon your group strength and at a budget you choose, call us for assistance.

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