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Sundarbans Tour Package from Kolkata3 days & 2 nights
INR 8,500
Sundarban Tour by Cruise from Kolkata2 days & 1 night
INR 5,100

Sundarban Packages

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Planning a trip to the Sundarbans? You just can’t go wrong with the specially curated Sundarbans Tour packages from Thrillophilia. We offer an amazing range of packages to make sure each itinerary caters to your choice of activities. From safaris to boat cruises to village tours, you can add and customize your Sundarbans tour packages according to your interests and preferences.

We also offer a fantastic range of deals and discounts to ensure that your trip to the magnificent Sundarbans is truly memorable. Each package comes with its own benefits that is sure to delight you and keep you enthralled with the wonders of the many attractions here. We at Thrillophilia ensure seamless addition of your choice of activities to your Sundarbans tour packages so that you can enjoy a hasslefree planning of your vacation. 

We offer Sundarban trip packages of various durations that ensure you enjoy the best of what this place has to offer in the time that you have in hand. Experience a truly magical time in the Sundarbans mangrove on a moonlit night with our night boat safaris tour packages.

You can choose from a variety of activities such as birding, game cruises, river rafting, boat cruises, night safaris, forest walks or village tours with our Sundarbans trip packages.Explore fun-filled activities with our Sundarbans tour packages to experience the true magnificence of this enchanting wildlife destination.
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What are the best things to do at Sunderbans?

The Sunderbans Tour Packages includes a plethora of activities, out of which you can enjoy quite a few. Some of them are stated below.

1. Spotting the beautiful Bengal tigers - this is the highlight of the Sundarban tour packages. These magnificent beasts can leave anyone speechless.

2. Bird Watching at Sajnekhali Bird Sanctuary - Every trip is incomplete without exploring the wildlife and exotic birds. This sanctuary offers you a feast to eyes. There is a Sajnekhali watchtower from where you can catch a good view of the over 200 bird species of birds that inhabits this place including, kingfishers, sandpipers, herons, Caspian tern, open billed stork, whimbrels, white-bellied sea eagles.

3. Night safari to spot phytoplanktons - This is one of the most exhilarating experiences that you can indulge in. The mangroves turn into a whole different place when explored in the dark of the night with nothing but just the moonlight guiding you.

4. Take a tour of local villages - This is one thing you can do during those lazy evenings and also during some boring afternoons. It is a fun way to get some knowledge about the local culture and moreover you can pay some money to learn cooking special dishes from the locals here, also go fishing with locals.

5. Enjoy a boat ride Bhagabatpur - This is famous as the breeding center for freshwater crocodiles and a big attraction for tourists.

6. Indulge in photography - The Sundarbans offers some of the best backgrounds for wildlife photography.

7. Visit Jamtala Beach - Jamtala beach is considered as the cleanest and the nicest beach in West Bengal. It is also one of the most peaceful beaches you can find in the state. This is one of the favorite spots among many travelers.

8. Go Dolphins spotting - This is the only place in the world where two types of Dolphins co-exist. The types of Dolphins that are seen are - Gangetic dolphins and Irrawaddy dolphins. These dolphins are one of the most endangered mammals. This is the only place in India where you can spot dancing dolphins.

9. Visit a Wildlife Sanctuary - Experiencing the whole of Sunderbans is never complete without going through the jungles of a sanctuary, Visiting a sanctuary can increase your chances of spotting animals significantly and also photographers can click some awesome and interesting pictures.

10. Sitting in Watchtowers for Bird Spotting - This is often considered as a lazy sport, but some of the best pictures are clicked by the photographers sitting in these watchtowers which can be a part of Sunderbans Tour Packages.

11. Take a walk with the Olive Ridley Turtles in Kanak - Kanak is a beach that was turned into a sanctuary for these turtles. They travel miles to breed and lay eggs on the beach here. Nesting time is between December to March.

How can I go to Sundarban?

You can reach Sunderbans using air, rail and road. Sundarbans is accessible only by boat and you will need to reach the various stops from where you can board the boats or ferries that will take you to the inner forests of the Sundarbans. 

1. By Air - Nearest Airport is Dum Dum airport which is 168 km away from the Sunderbans. Once you reach here you can either opt for a train to the nearest railhead or board a bus or hire a cab to the Sundarbans.

2. By Road - You can either choose a public transport from Kolkata to Canning and then further from Canning to Godkhali. You can also hire a private vehicle from Kolkata to Godkhali which is about 120 km. 

3. By Rail - The nearest Station is Canning Station, which is almost 64 km from Sunderbans. The nearest town being Gosaba, is 50 km away. There are trains from Kolkata station to Canning and also road transport to Namkhana through which motor launch services are available for reaching Sunderbans which can be included in Sundarbans wildlife tour packages.

What is the best time to visit Sunderbans?

The best time to book and enjoy your Sundarbans tour packages is between September to March. This is the best time to spot the wide variety of wildlife that has made this wonderful natural habitat their home for centuries.

Summers: The temperatures rise during summer and range between 20°C and 42°C from the month of March to May. It can get really hot but this is also a good time to catch a glimpse of the majestic tigers heading for the waterhole.

Monsoons: Monsoons bring heavy rains and sometimes it can get a little difficult to get around during this time. Temperatures fall to 25°C and 35°C and for most of the animals here it is breeding season.

Winters: Winters is by far the best time to visit the Sundarbans and enjoy the various wildlife delights that this wonderful place has to offer. This is the best time to get a view of the Bengal Tigers, Ganges River Dolphins, saltwater crocodiles, different species of sharks and stingrays and many more. 

Which are the best places to visit on a Sundarban tour?

1. Sundarban National Park: Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the National Park in Sundarban spans across a staggering 10,000 square kilometers of the Ganga Delta.

Being the largest mangrove forest in the world, the Park is home to nearly 78 species of mangrove trees, along with one of the biggest Royal Bengal Tiger populations found anywhere. The stunning biosphere reserve is also home to a number of endangered birds, mammals and reptiles, making it a top inclusion in all Sundarban tour packages.

2. Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower: Being located in the close proximity of a drinking pond, Sudhyanakhali offers an ideal vantage for spotting animals. The watch tower can accommodate around 25 people at one time. Crocodiles, wild boars and even tigers can be spotted from here, making it a popular inclusion in all Sundarban packages.

3. Kalash Deep: A haven for birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts alike, Kalashdeep is a secluded island off the Sundarban coast. The island is home to a variety of coastal birds. In winters, Olive Ridley turtles can also be spotted here.

4. Netidhopani: Closely associated with the history of the island, Netidhopani is said to be the seat of the famous Behula-Lakhindar Legend. The historical watchtower commands an excellent view of the ruins of a 400 year old Shiv Temple. Accommodating a total of 10 people at a time, the Watch tower is also an ideal location for wildlife spotting.

Is Sundarban safe to visit?

Sundarbans is a wonderfully diverse wildlife destination. It is absolutely safe to visit the Sundarbans provided the basic rules and instructions are followed to the letter. Considering its location and nature the rules here are different from other destinations and one cannot be too relaxed about them.

The first step is to get a reputed tour operator and choose the right Sunderban tour packages. Next make sure you have an expert tour guide. Follow instructions and stick to the paths that have been chalked out. Do not venture out into the jungle alone and do not take hikes in unchartered territories.

Which are the best places to stay on a Sundarban tour?

1. Sunderban Tiger Camp Wildlife Resort: Nestled within the National Park, this solitary resort is one of the best places to stay on Sundarban tours. The rustic accommodation offers well-furnished rooms, tastefully decorated to match the forest theme. The resort also features a bar, a restaurant and a games room.

2. Sundarban Tiger Roar Resort: This luxury resort in Sundarban offers deluxe rooms and suites, all fitted with world-class amenities. Apart from its in-house restaurant serving delectable delights, the Resort also offers a number of luxury facilities such as nature walks, folk performances, boat safaris and more.

3. Sundarban Royal Eco Resort: A rustic resort offering modest cottages, Sundarban Royal Eco Resort offers you an opportunity to commune with nature. The homely retreat is known for its delicious seafood wares, made from the freshest catch. The Resort also organizes folk dance programs, jatras and other cultural presentations.

4. Solitary Nook: One of the best budget resorts to opt for on Sundarban tours, Solitary Nook offers low-key, rustic cottages with well maintained rooms. Nestled next to a lotus pond, the Resort also offers a perfect location for wildlife spotting. The Resort also offers a dining hall and birdwatching facilities.

Which are the best romantic places to visit on a Sundarban tour?

1. Sajnekhali Bird Sanctuary: Home to more than 200 species of birds, Sajnekhali is a treat for the eyes. The watchtower at the Sanctuary commands an excellent view of the Reserve, offering a scenic retreat to holidaying couples.

2. Bhagabatpur Crocodile Sanctuary: Nestled by the Saptamukhi estuary, Bhagabatpur offers a stunning natural retreat in the heart of the mangroves. A popular inclusion in all Sundarban packages, the Sanctuary boasts of a smattering of natural streams, dense forests, and a considerable crocodile population, which can be explored either through hikes or boat rides.

3. Sundarban National Park: What better way to explore the stunning waters of Sundarban than to take a boat ride with a loved one? The enchanting forests at the National Park also offer a unique boat safari option. The rivers at Sundarban are the only ones in India that are home to the dancing dolphins- a unique river dolphin phenomenon.

4. Kotka Beach: With its palm trees and sands dotted with seashells, Kotka Beach is one of the most romantic inclusions in Sundarban tour packages. The quiet and fairly unexplored beach is good for relaxation, and is known to command excellent views of the sunset. Often, a number of animals can be spotted at the beach, such as crocodiles, monkeys and deer.

Any travel tips for visiting Sunderbans?

1. Pack necessary documents and make sure you have copies of these on you.
2. Make advance bookings so that you can choose accommodations and tours that fit your budget as well as your requirements.
3. Pack a first aid kit with all the necessary emergency medicines, ointments for pain or insect bites and mosquito repellants. 
4. Do not take pets with you as they are not allowed in the Park as well as the living areas.
5. Get the permit for entry into the National Park from the Reserve offices.
6. While visiting the crocodile park, make sure to stay alert at all times during the journey. The rider will ensure your safe travel.
7. Wear your life jacket before entering the waters. 
8. Carry a pair of binoculars to get the best views of the animals and birds here.

Which are the best places to visit at night on a Sundarban tour?

1. Sundarban National Park: An absolute must in all Sundarban tour packages, the night safari at the Sundarban National Park is a treat to the senses. The night safari takes you across the rivers on a boat, which can be seen aglow with phytoplankton.

2. Hiran Point: The southernmost tip of the Sundarbans, Hiran Point is home to a number of tigers, crocodiles, monkeys and a host of birds. The Island is also home to a single resthouse, where campers can choose to spend a night and enjoy tiger-spotting.

What are Sunderban National Park safari timings and charges?

Sundarbans can be explored anytime between sunrise and sunsets. No one is allowed to enter the Park after sunset or before sunrise. Below are the timings of the safaris in the Sundarban National Park:

Boat service is available from 8:30 in the morning till 4:00 in the evening. All boats should return by 6:30 PM. No boat services are allowed to go into the mangrove after 6:30.

Safaris are available on all days of the week.

Both AC and non-AC boats are available and large and small ones too.

Night safaris are also available for viewing the phytoplanktons. 

Safari charges are:-

Boat Safari at INR 100 per person 

Guide: INR 200

Camera: INR 300

Is Sundarban worth visiting?

Yes, Sundarban is an absolute must-visit. Home to the world’s largest mangrove forest, the beauty of this stunning delta region must be seen in order to be believed.

Home to a variety of birds, animals, blooming trees and the world-famous Royal Bengal Tiger, the Sundarban Islands are an absolute aesthetic treat for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers.

What is Sundarban famous for?

Sundarbans is known across the world for its unique mangrove forests, spreading across an area of about 40,000 square kilometers. The Sundari forests of this region is also home to the largest population of Royal Bengal tigers. Sundarbans is also the only place in India where dancing dolphins can be spotted.

Is there any white tiger in Sundarban?

Yes, white tigers are known to exist in the Sundarban forests. However, these tigers are extremely scarce, and can only be rarely spotted.

How many tigers are there in Sundarbans?

The Sundarbans is the only mangrove in the world where tigers thrive. The area is spread over West Bengal and Bangladesh and there are about 200 tigers in the region. According to the last report, there are about 22 Bengal Tigers on the Indian side in the South 24 Parganas area and about 81 in the Sundarban Tiger Reserve Forests. 

Which is the biggest island of Sundarban?

The biggest inhabited island in Sundarban is the Gosaba island. The entire island comprises about 40% of the total inhabited area in Sundarban. It is also the last inhabited island in the region, following which the forested islands appear.

What are the things I should keep in mind while visiting Sunderban?

1. Avoid drinking tap or locally available water. Always drink mineral water or coconut water.
2. Do not carry any plastic bags or plastic wrappers as the Sundarbans is a ‘no plastic zone’. 
3. Carry cash as ATMs may not be easily accessible. 
4. Carry a first aid kit with emergency medication for common ailments such as stomach upsets, cold, fever, mosquito repellants, pain killers, ointments for scratches or insect bites, etc.
5. Keep your important documents safe and make sure you have copies of them with you.
6. Wear comfortable, mild colored clothes. Do not wear very bright colors. 
7. Wear shoes that are fit for this kind of terrain and preferably tied ones. Make sure you tie your laces properly.
8. Be sure to carry a flashlight with you along with extra batteries whenever you venture out.
9. Do not enter the National Park area without a valid permit. The permit is available at the Sunderban Tiger reserve’s offices at Canning, Sonakhali, Sajnekhali.
10. Carry light fruits or snacks to munch on your expeditions to the Park or on the boat.
11. Do not throw snack wrappers or any other garbage from the boat/launch into the water. 
12. Any damage to the habitat, fishing, hunting, etc are not allowed in the Sundarbans National Park.
13. Pack sunglasses, hats, suntan lotions and mosquito repellants on your trip to the Sundarbans.
14. Carry spare batteries for your cameras, power banks, chargers, etc with you.
15. Do not play loud music or use speakers while exploring the Park

How many islands are there in Sundarban?

The entire Sundarban delta region comprises a group of 102 islands in total, comprising an area of about 40,000 square kilometers. Out of these 102, 54 islands are inhabited, while 48 of them are forested.

What are the things I should avoid while visiting Sunderbans?

1. Do not play loud music or use speakers or shout while exploring the Park 
2. Do not get out of the boat or launch when you are out on the cruise to the mangroves.
3. Do not light fires or smoke within the protected areas.
4. Camping and campfires are not allowed within the protected area.
5. Entry before sunrise and after sunset is not allowed in the Sundarbans National Park. 
6. Do not try to feed the wild animals or the elephants that are kept captive within the Reserve. 
7. Do not exceed 20km/h while driving and make sure not to honk the horn at all within the protected areas.
8. Do not smoke within the protected area and while taking the elephant safari.
9. Heaters and electrical gadgets are not allowed within the premises
10. Do not tease or provoke wild animals on your explorations. 
11. Do not get too close to the animals during the safari and do not get down from the vehicle.
12. Do not go bathing in the river water. This is not permitted.
13. Do not carry guns, weapons, firecrackers, inflammable materials, bows and arrows, etc and possession of these with the Sundarban National Park is punishable by law.
14. Pets are not allowed in the Park or within the lodges. 
15. Do not play music or transistors or any other forms of loud noises within the protected areas.

How can I go to Sundarban from Kolkata?

Sundarban is 101 km from Kolkata. The nearest railhead is Canning and there are several suburban trains plying from Kolkata to Canning. Once you reach Canning, travel by road to Namkhana, Sonakhali, Raidighi or Najat to board the launch or boat that will take you to the Sundarbans.

Is Sunderbans safe for solo female travelers?

Yes, Sundarbans is safe for solo female travelers if the necessary safety measures are followed in its entirety. Touring with an experienced guide is one of the most important rules for a safe trip. Do a good research before venturing out on your own in these areas. Solo female travelers can opt for a reputed tour company and pick the right Sundarban tour packages to ensure a fun filled and safe trip here.

Why is Sundarban called Sundarban?

Sundarban is a large delta formed by the confluence of the River Ganga, Brahmaputra River and Meghna Rivers. The name Sundarban means ‘beautiful forest’ in Bengali. This area is home to the magnificent Sundri or Sundari which is a particular mangrove species. There is an abundance of this mangrove species here which may have led to the name Sundarbans. The name Sundarbans is believed to have been derived from the name of this particular type of mangrove. This region is also home to the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger and it is the largest protected area for the Tiger Project.

Which animals are found in Sundarbans National Park?

The Sundarbans National Park provides for a unique ecosystem for a wide variety of animals. There are around 60 species of mammals, 55 species of reptiles and more than 250 species of birds in the Park. This region is home to the Royal Bengal Tiger, leopards, jungle cats, rhinoceros, wild boar, chital, flying fox, macaques and the Indian Grey mongoose to name a few.

Some of the water animals found here are the electric rays, star fish, king crabs, shrimps, Gangetic dolphins, saw fish and many more. Whistling teals, spot-billed pelicans, red jungle fowls, great egrets, cormorants, seagulls and other kinds of birds can be found here. In reptiles, you can find the king cobra, crocodiles, monitor lizards, turtles and many others thriving. This region is also famous for being home to several endangered species like the saltwater crocodiles, ground turtle, Gangetic dolphins, etc.

Why is Sundarban declared as a World Heritage Site?

The Sundarbans was declared a World Heritage site in 1987. The Sundarbans is the largest mangrove in the world and it is home to a record 78 species of mangroves. The region plays a major role in providing a natural habitat and conserving several marine organisms, several endangered species and the largest concentration of the Royal Bengal Tigers.

Its unique environment supports an extraordinary level of biodiversity in terms of terrestrial as well as marine life. It also provides for the only remaining healthy habitat for several varieties of fauna and flora. The list includes 49 mammals, 59 reptiles, 8 amphibians, 43 mollusks species, 210 white fish, 24 shrimps and 14 crabs.

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