Sundarban Package – III - A Sundarban Package of Three (03) Nights Four (04) 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.
Day – 01 - 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
Day – 02 – 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
Day – 03 - 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
Day – 04 - 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
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