The Sunderbans, which lies in the southern part of Bangladesh and East Indian state of West Bengal, is the realm of unique flora and fauna. Its biological significance has earned it a place on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. It sprawls over an area of approximately 10000 sq km, including land and water, in the delta formed by the Brahmaputra, the Ganges and the Meghna rivers. A number of rare and endangered species of plants as well as animals live in the area.
Sunderbans National Park is a famous wildlife safari destination in India. People from all over the country come here to capture sights of Royal Bengal Tigers. Besides, the protected territory is home to a large number of other mammals, including saltwater crocodiles, otters, Olive Ridley turtles, water monitor lizards and hawksbill turtles. People also come here to see Gangetic dolphins that are quite common in the area.
If you have been sitting at home, waiting for an opportunity to go on a wildlife safari in Sunderbans National Park, which has the honor of being the world's largest mangrove, then here it is. On this 3-day excursion, you have a chance to venture into the dense jungles and explore their wildlife treasures. This can be the ideal Sunderbans Wildlife Getaway you have been looking for.
The journey begins from Kolkata and takes you to Godkhali by road. Here, you step on a boat and travel to Sunderbans Jungle Camp. This is the place, where the real fun begins as you spend time exploring the landscape of the Sunderbans and spotting the numerous animals that live here. On the very first day, you get to experience the life of local people by taking a guided village walk tour. You can interact with people and know their stories on encounter with animals. These people have been living here for years, and Tigers every now and then knock on their doors.
On the second day, this Sunderban wildlife tour package takes you to Tiger reserve, giving you numerous chances to spot the local wildlife. The next day brings more fun as you enjoy a country boat ride. On the boat, you will see that the Sunderbans area is home to numerous varieties of flora and fauna and above all you will get introduced to the lovely mangroves of this region.
Day 1: Pickup from Kolkata | Kolkata – Godkhali –Sunderban Jungle Camp
The Sunderbans Wildlife Getaway begins with pickup from Kolkata, from where you drive to Godkhali, which is the last place accessible by road before the mangroves begin. On reaching Godkhali, board a boat, and transfer to the Sunderbans Jungle Camp situated in the heart of Sunderbans National Park. After check-in, rest for some time.
In the afternoon, post lunch, head out for a small excursion to a few points of interest in the area, starting with guided village walk. While here, admire mesmerising views of the spectacular landscape of the beautiful village in Sunderbans, and remember to click some pictures. Throughout your entire stay the sight of colourful birds and the sound of their chirping will be a treat to your senses. In evening, relish your snacks and tea, and interact with the locals to listen their intriguing stories.
Day 2: Sightseeing in Sunderbans
On the day of the trip, the Sunderban wildlife tour package takes you for sightseeing by boat. Post a filling breakfast, set out on the excursion by visiting the Tiger reserve. While here, you can come across crocodiles and an array of birds. Owing to the diverse avifauna found here, these surroundings have been declared an Important Bird Area.
You will be served with lunch, tea and water on the board itself. In the evening, sail back to the resort for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 3: Country Boat Ride | Campsite – Godkhali – Kolkata
Start your day with a hearty breakfast, and then embark on a country boat ride. The Sunderbans area is home to numerous varieties of flora and fauna and above all get introduced to the lovely mangroves. Return to the camp and check out. At this point, the Sunderbans Wildlife Getaway ends, and you are transferred to Godkhali, and then to Kolkata..
Best time to go: Throughout the year except monsoon
2N 3D package Single pax cost will be 53350+5%GST Twin sharing