Sundarban Tour Package
Tour Package : Sundarban 3N 4D
Itinerary Code : VNE/JST 007
Duration : 3 Nights / 4 Days
It starts from Kolkata and ends at Kolkata – A group of minimum 6 – 7 guests will be viable – Larger group of 22 – 30 guest can be comfortably accommodated (As it has a licensed capacity of 40 guest) – This package can further be customised as per the requirement.
Kolkata to Godhkhali next to Sundarban - Pickup from Kolkata in an exclusive vehicle and drive to Godhkhali, a journey of about 3 Hours - We transfer guest from Godhkhali jetty by motor launch to the resort / hotel located in the Sundarbans Islands - This journey would take guest / tourist down the rivers Hogil, Gomar, Durgaduni and Gumdi in about an hour and a half - After lunch, set off on motor launch and view wildlife from the Sajnekhali watchtower and visit the Sajnekhali Museum and Mangrove Interpretation Centre - Overnight at hotel / resort.
Sundarban Sightseeing - The second day involves cruising through the deep creeks and covering the watchtowers of BurirDabri, Kumirmari as well as MorichJhapi - Burirdabri in Sundarban national Park is famous for its watchtower, a mudwalk and mangrove cage trail leading to a viewpoint known as Raimongal View Point – A visit to the watch Tower at Burirdabri camp - The Kumirmari watchtower offers an exciting view of the jungles - Overlooking an untamed forest, enjoy the sights and sounds of nature resplendent in her pristine virginal beauty - Guest can also take a stroll through the Kumirmari bazaar if one wants to have a first-hand view of a typical rustic Indian market place - Enjoy an absorbing evening watching Bono Bibir Pala - A folklore of Sundarban - Overnight at hotel / resort.
Sundarban Sightseeing - The third day involves a full day cruise through the rivers and narrow creeks of the Sundarban National Park and a lovely birding experience - Food would be prepared and served on the motor boat - Start after bed tea and visit the various watch towers of Neti Dhopani (Subject to weather and tide conditions permitting) as well as Do Banki - The canopy walk at Do Banki gives you an opportunity to view wildlife from a netted enclosure. Next on our itinerary would be the Spotted Deer Rehabilitation Centre - Thereafter, enjoy the thrill of cruising deep in the forested area and also around the islands of the Sundarban Tiger Project Area - Let be guided by our guide to view the Mangrove forest from close quarters, deep inside the creeks and return in the evening - The Netidhopani watchtower offers one a view of the ruins of a 400 year old Shiva Temple - It is also believed that there is a road on the extreme right of the forest which was built by King Pratapaditya to guard the coastal area - It is now covered with mud - There is also a sweet water pond - This watch tower has a capacity to host 20 persons at a time - Overnight stay would be at the hotel / boat.
Sundarban to Kolkata - In the morning guest cruise with the vessel along the creeks and take a village tour at Chargheri Char, the southernmost village of West Bengal, district of South 24 Parganas - Do not forget to carry your shorts as the inviting waters of the Sundarban entice you to wade through them and frolic on the Mudflats – One can spot Octopus, Star Fish, Jelly Fish, Horse shoe Crab, prawn seeds as well as many other variety of fishes etc - An interesting activity involves country boat ride along the jungles - Guest can set off for a visit to a village and learn about the experiences of the villagers in the forest - Meet the fishermen, the Honey Collectors as well as the woodcutters and share their experiences of the Jungle - Next visit the Sudhanyakhali watch tower at the Sundarban National Park - Most of the tigers are sighted from this tower - Some other wildlife like axis deers, wild boars and crocodiles may also be seen from this watch tower - There is a sweet water pond where animals drink water - Behind the pond one can sight animals from a distance - Dinner and night halt at the hotel / resort - After lunch at the resort / boat, at around 12:00 PM, we depart for Godhkhali to be transferred to Kolkata - Reach Kolkata by about 5:30 / 6:00 PM.
- Transport cost from Kolkata (Parama Island near Science City) to Godhkhali and back in vehicle (As per your choice). Other pick up points can be arranged according to your convenience, but, would be chargeable extra
- Welcome drinks on arrival (Non Alcoholic) and typical Bengali Cuisines
- Accommodation in on twin sharing basis with extra mattress for extra person in room
- Use of boat for 04 Days
- Food plan is AP (Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner)
- Guide charges, Boat Entry Fees, Passenger Entry Fees to watchtowers
- All kind of personal expenses such as tips, laundry, telephone bills, and beverages.
- It also does not include any meals unless and otherwise specifically mentioned.
- Optional, suggested or unspecified activities
- Entry Fees to watch towers and Camera fees
Kolkata tour can also be clubbed with Sundarban tour and thus the number of days can be designed for Kolkata and Sundarban visit / package
Our boat has a capacity of 45 persons on the deck - For staying overnight in the boat, a maximum of 8 persons can stay overnight in the boat - For stay in the boat an extra payment of INR 500 per person is to be paid - The boat will be anchored in the middle of the river opposite the Sundarban Tiger Reserve.