SUNDARBAN Tour Information

The Sundarbans is a mangrove area in the delta formed by the confluence of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna Rivers in the Bay of Bengal. It spans from the Hooghly River in India's state of West Bengal to the Baleswar River in Bangladesh. The most abundant tree species are sundri and gewa .
 The Bengali name Sundarban Bengali: সুন্দরবন means "beautiful forest."It may have been derived from the word Sundari or Sundri, the local name of the mangrove species Heritiera fomes.
The first Forest Management Division to have jurisdiction over the Sundarbans was established in1869. In 1875 a large portion of the mangrove forests was declared as reserved forests under the Forest Act, 1865 (Act VIII of 1865).
The park was established as a national park on 4th May 1984 as earlier it was created as wildlife sanctuary in 1977, designated as the core area of Sunderbans Tiger Reserve.
The Sundarbans forest is about 10,000 sq km across India and Bangladesh, of which 40% lies in India, and is home to many rare and globally threatened wildlife species such as the estuarine royal Bengal tiger, Water monitor lizard, Gangetic dolphin and olive ridley turtle.

Attractions of Sundarban:
Sunderban Tiger Reserve Area
Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower
Sajnekhali Watch Tower
Sajnekhali bird sanctuary
Katka bird watching zone
BurirDabri Watch Tower
Bhagabatpur Crocodile Sanctuary
Netidhopani Watch Tower
Haliday Island, etc.

How to Reach
By Air: The nearest airport is the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Airport at Kolkata. From there one can take road journey and after that boat ride to reach Sundarbans.
By Train: Local trains to Canning are available from Sealdah (South) at regular intervals. Local shared vans are available from Canning to Godhkhali Jetty, the starting point of boat journey to the Sundabans.
By Road: Sundarbans is well connected with Kolkata. Road transportation is also available from Kolkata for Namkhana, Sonakhali, Raidighi, Canning, and Najat, which are all near the Sunderbans and have access to the riverine waterways. India Beacons arrange vehicles as part of their package tours to pick and drop tourists from Kolkata to Godhkhali Jetty, the starting point of the boat journey to the Sundabans.


Tour Itinerary

Tour Furnished below


Day1: Gosaba Becon Bunglow, Hamilton Sahib, Beacon Bunglow & Rabindra Nath Tagore Bunglow, Birds Jungle. Pakhiralaya/dayapur(night holt).
Day2:Sajnekhali tiger reserve & Mangrove Interpretation centre (Watch Tower),
Sudhanyakhali Tiger Reserve (Watch Tower), Do Banki Tiger Reserve (Watch Tower), Pirkhali,Gazikhali, Duel Varani, Bonbibi Varani, Netidhopani Tiger reserver (Watch Tower),Panchamukhani(FiveRiverJunction).Pakhiralaya/Dayapur(nightholt).
Day3:Ganga sagorer mohona, jharkhali, herovanga, katamari forest, finally back to Sonakhali/Godkhali with sweet memories.