Sunderban Mangrove Wetland - Tiger Reserve
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Explore the Sunderban Mangrove Wetland and Tiger Reserve, the world's largest coastal mangrove forest by cruising in buffer zone. The Sundarbans Forest is home to more than 400 tigers. The royal Bengal tigers have developed a unique characteristic of swimming in the saline waters, and are famous for their man-eating tendencies. Apart from the Bengal tiger, Fishing cats, Leopard cats, Macaques, Wild boar, Indian grey mongoose, Fox, Jungle cat, flying fox, Pangolin, Chital, are also found in abundance in the Sundarbans.
Day 1: Kolkata - Sunderban National Park (110kms)
Pick up from your hotel in Kolkata and drive to Sunderban National Park till Sonakhali/ Godhkhali jetty.
From here motor boat transfer to your lodge/ resort/ boat. Sunderban the natural abode of the famous Royal Bengal Tigers and numerous crocodiles, snakes and deer. This forest with entwining rivers is one of the last strongholds of the wild world. Boat cruise in the park. Lunch, dinner and overnight at hotel/ resort.
Day 2: Sunderban Mangrove Wetland (Tiger Reserve)
Breakfast at hotel. Cruise with the vessel along the creeks and take a village tour. Meet the fishermen, the Honey Collectors as well as the woodcutters and share their experiences of the Jungle. Next, visit the Sudhanyakhali watch tower, most of the Royal Bengal Tigers are sighted from this tower.
Sundarban Wetland is the largest mangrove forest in the world, that encompasses hundreds of islands and a maze of rivers, rivulets and creeks, in the delta of the Rivers Ganges and Brahmaputra on the Bay of Bengal in India and Bangladesh. The Indian Sundarban, covering the south-westernmost part of the delta, protect the hinterland from storms, cyclones, tidal surges, and the seepage and intrusion of saltwater inland and into waterways. Sundarban serve as nurseries to shellfish and finfish and sustain the fisheries of the entire eastern coast. The Sundarban Tiger Reserve is situated within the Site and part of it has been declared a critical tiger habitat. The Sundarbans are the only mangrove habitat which supports a significant population of tigers, and they have unique aquatic hunting skills. The Site is also home to a large number of rare and globally threatened species.
Lunch, dinner and overnight at hotel/ resort.
Day 3: Sunderban National Park - Kolkata
Breakfast at hotel motor boat transfer to Sonakhali/ Godhkhali jetty.
From here drive to Kolkata and drop off to your hotel or airport.
Assistance on arrival at airport.
2 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
Full-board accommodation (all meals included at hotels).
Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
Boat transfer & safari in Sunderban Mangrove Forest with naturalist.
Bottled drinking water in car.
Hotels used or similar for 2 nights accommodation
Sunderban x 2 nights
3* - Sundarban Residency/ Solitary Nook Resort
4* - Sajnekhali Tourist Lodge/ V Resorts Mangrove Retreat Sundarbans
5* - Sunderban Tiger Camp- Wildlife Resort
There are no 3* /4* / 5* certified hotels/ resort in Sundarban. We have given the star standard based on guest service.
Any flight tickets.
Camera charges at monuments.
Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
Gratuities & optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in inclusions.