Many places are again reopening for tourism and among them is Sundarbans Tiger Reserve. There are several restrictions to it. The Tourists need to follow the rules of wearing masks, using sanitisers, keeping an age limit for tourists and even temperature checks. Read below more about it!
The Largest Mangrove Forest In The World
We have read about the famous Mangrove forests in our school time. The Sundarbans is a mangrove area in the deltT by the confluence of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna Rivers in the Bay of Bengal.
It is a wild terrain along the coast, south of Kolkata and situated at the mouth of the Ganges. It probably preserves the Royal Bengal Tiger being the main attraction of this forest.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site
The forest is home to several wild animals and crocodiles. Also, it is a site of a tiger conservation project. This includes a large number of wild tigers. Also, the Suunderbans has been declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site. It spreads over 54 islands and two countries.
The magnificent Royal Bengal Tigers can be seen through jungle safaris. Generally, the tigers hide in the interiors of the forest. So, it is difficult to spot them, but will be an adventurous experience.
Also, for accomodation, there are a number of options to choose from. One can enjoy camping and go on a safari.
Best time to visit
So, the best time to visit is between September and March. If you want to walk and experience the Sundarbans, you can take the Honey-Harvest trail. In this, one needs to follow the local workers as they go in search of looking for honey. This tour begins in the month of April.
So, for bookings click here.
Location: Sundarbans National Park, Dayapur, Gosaba, West Bengal 743370
Phone: 090079 95888
Timings: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Cost: Starts at ₹3000 per person