Close encounter with the wild
At Sunderbans you can expect the thrills of a life time. While cruising through the brackish kharris flanked by dense mangrove forests all around in the luxury launch M.V. Chitrarekha and M.V. Madhukar, experience the two-day river cruise with one night on board with your family and friends.
Sunderbans A World Heritage Site
The Call Of The wild
In West Bengal
the land of exotic charms
welcomes you to explore its
natural beauty ...
General Information :
Rediscover the natural treasures:
Ever thought of spending a whole day in the midst of mudclad crocodiles,
hopping Cheetals and majestic Royal Bengals! If not, then come to Sunderbans.
A World Heritage Site (awarded by UNESCO in 97) that evokes the feeling of an
animal lover in you.
It is the worlds largest delta covered by mangrove forest and vast saline
mud flats. A land of 54 tiny islands, crisscrossed by innumerable tributaries
of Ganga, that was once infested by Arakanese and Portuguese pirates is now the
abode of varied flora & fauna population. An area of 9630 sq. km., where 70 percent
is under saline water makes the life of commoners, mostly honey-catchers,
prawn-catchers and fishermen, very difficult. This is Sunderbans, the worlds largest
A land ruled by 300 Royals : The land that is inhabited by Royal Bengal Tigers is not far from Kolkata.
You can explore unknown wildlife of Sunderbans that harbour jungle cats, fishing cats, Axis deer,
wild boar, Rhesus monkeys, mongooses and the largest estuarine crocodiles in the world.
How to get there : We take to the boarding points of the vessels ( canning or sonakhali ) by our own car. The boarding points are 54 kms & 105 kms from kolkata respectively.
Approx traveling time: Sonakhali (Basanti)-the jetty and also the last motorable point on the Kolkata-Basanti highway, is a two and half hours drive from Kolkata. The national park is three hours cruise from Sonakhali jetty.
Where to stay : Our vessels has excellent arrangements for on-board stay. One can also avail the facilities of Govt.tourist lodge at Sajnekhali,for overnight stay. We also arrange,both A/C and N/AC accomodation in a luxurious jungle resort and also organises package tours from Kolkata.
Sunderbans - Places of interest :
Tiger Project,Lothian Island Bird Sanctuary,Ganga Sagar (Kapil MuniAshram), Piyali,Mayadwip,Kalasdwip,SajnekhaliBirdSanctuary, Bhagabatpur Crocodile Projec,Gosaba,Canning etc.
State Wise Tour
Theme wise Tour
New Tourist Circuit
Spl. Interest Tour