Top 10 Places To Include In Your Sundarban Tour Package From Kolkata

If you believe that nature has the magical power to love and heal, Sundarban is the ideal place for you to be. It is not just a national park listed under UNESCO World Heritage Site but also the largest estuarine mangrove forest in the world. It is the home to numerous endangered species, including the legendary Royal Bengal Tiger.

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Get The Best Sundarban Tour Package By Including The Places Stated Below

1. Sundarban National Park

Tourists planning a trip to Sundarban this monsoon can make it memorable by preparing the itinerary wisely. Including this national park in your trip itinerary is something you won't repeat ever. It is covered by mangrove forests which enhance the visual appeal of the forest even further. There are around 250 species of birds, 58 species of mammals and 55 reptile species which attract numerous tourists to this park all over the year to enjoy its gorgeous sceneries. It is one of a kind mangrove reserve and you can travel through the forest by hiring a boat as jeep safaris are not allowed.

2. Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower

Visit this Watch Tower at least once during your trip as the maximum number of tigers has been sighted from this tower. It has a capacity of around 25 people at a time and let you catch a glimpse of various rare animals like wild boars, crocodiles, and axis deer. There is a sweet water pond near the watchtower where numerous animals come down to drink water. If you are willing to catch a glimpse of the animals from a distance, keep an eye on the large stretches of land behind the pond.

Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower

3. Gosaba

Gosaba is a beautiful village located in the Canning subdivision of South 24 Parganas district. It perfectly reflects the struggle of people against predators and nature. It is the most important deltaic island in that region and consists of a police station, a community development block, and an assembly constituency. Though being quite small, this island has all the basic facilities a tourist might require during their trip to the National Park. Though not quite prominent, you might have to face some power supply interruption so stay prepared to spend the night without electricity.

4. Sajnekhali Watch Tower

The Sajnekhali Watch Tower is regarded as one of the most beautiful spots in Sundarban as it let the tourists view the wildlife of Sundarban at close quarters. It is built at a notable height and can accommodate around 20 tourists at a time. Visiting this watchtower is a must if you are one of those bird lovers. If luck favours, you can even watch numerous colourful birds like Kingfisher, Sandpipers, Pelicans, White Bellied Sea Eagle, Whimbrel, Lap-Wings, and Plovers.
Sajnekhali Watch Tower

5. Godkhali

It is basically the island from where you can start your adventurous Sundarban trip. It is situated just opposite the Gosaba Island and is quite easy to track. It has the most productive and dynamic ecosystems in the world which enhance its popularity. You can either enjoy the mesmerizing landscape of Godkhali or create some memories as you entertain yourself with the traditional tribal dance, known as Jhumur. Plan your trip between September and March and get to enjoy the rich flora and fauna of the place.


6. Kapil Muni Temple

You can include the Kapil Muni Temple in your trip itinerary even if you are a not-so-religious person. Just ensure that your trip has not been scheduled during Makar Sankranti as this pilgrimage site is generally overcrowded during this season. The temple has numerous legendary tales surrounding them which make it more enchanting. It is a must-visit place for devotees, pilgrims, and adventure-lovers. There were few more temples surrounding the Kapil Muni Temple but they got destroyed in 1973.

7. Dobanki

The thrill one can experience in Dobanki can't be expressed in words. In fact, everyone including this place in their trip itinerary believes that the beauty of Dobanki is sufficient to plan the trip again. You can easily take a boat or launch from Sajnekhali or Sundhanyakhali to reach Dobanki. You can even catch a vivid view of the wildlife from the Dobanki watchtower. Strong nets are used to form a canopy cover from where you can enjoy the wildlife.

8. Sonakhali

Include Sonakhali in your Sundarban tour package from Kolkata if you are one of the wildlife photographers, nature lovers or just willing to visit a beautiful village in Sundarban. It is situated in the Basanti Block under the Canning subdivision of the South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal. There are high chances for you to spot a deer or some migratory birds by including this place in your trip itinerary. You can talk a walk through the village or cruise through the tourism zone.


9. Netidhopani

The tiger reserve in Netidhopani is situated in the core area of Sunderban and attracts numerous tourists from every corner of the world. It is a very interesting village with a tiger watchtower. You will also find a 400-year-old Shiva Temple which interest History students. There are numerous places to visit in and around Netidhopani like Chamta 3, Moore Island, Chandkhali Island, Khatuajhuri Island and Chairman, to name a few.


10. Katka

Not only is Katka a famous base for safaris in Sunderbans but also a preferred location for tiger spotting. Rare wild animals and migratory birds visit the place all over the year. If you are one of the adventure lovers planning a trek in Sundarban, you can consider Katla as the commencing point for the trail. It extends to Kachikhali and is regarded as the ideal trekking route by many.

Since there are so many places you can include in your tour package to make them memorable, start looking for a reliable travel agency who will customize one according to your budget and the duration of your tour.

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Guest Author: Atul07 Aug 2018

Thank you so much for giving such kind of information. Helped a lot. Keep doing this. All the best!

Guest Author: Holxo India09 Aug 2018

Nice article. It explains completely what all are the beautiful places in Kolkata.

Author: Semonsehal13 Aug 2018 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0

wow! it is the very nice place. Thanks for post.

Guest Author: Pappu16 Aug 2018

Good to know that today also there are people who really have a passion for writing a blog like you!

Guest Author: Scarlet23 Aug 2018

The pictures looks nice and the trip must be really thrilling!! Thanks for sharing...

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