House of Tiger SUNDARBAN

Tour Overview

Sundarban 3 Nights / 4 Days

The Sundarbans is a cluster of low-lying islands in the Bay of Bengal, spread across India and Bangladesh, famous for its unique mangrove forests. This active delta region is among the largest in the world, measuring about 40,000 sq km.

No. of Pax Non AC Hotel AC Hotel Boat Stay
20 Pax Group  7500  8500 6500 
30 Pax Group 7000   8000 6000 
40 Pax Group  6500  7500  5500

 

Valid upto 15th December 2019

Day 1 Kolkata to Gadkhali / Pakhiralay
  • Guest pickup will start at 9:30 AM from Kolkata, West Bengal.
  • Guests will be driven from the pickup area in our AC vehicle towards the Godkhali Jetty between 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM.
  • On boarding our Houseboat, guests will be served with Welcome Drinks and the cruise will start towards Sajnekhali between 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM.
  • Enroute you will be served Lunch at around 1.30PM - 2PM.
  • You will reach Sajnekhali at around 3.30PM - 4PM.
  • There you may visit Mangrove interpretation centre (Sundarban Museum) etc. From there we will move towards an Island (at around 5PM - 5.30PM), popularly known as the Pakhir Jungle or Bird Sanctuary and do some Bird Watching or we may cruise along the forest near Sajnekhali and spot some wildlife and also enjoy the the Sunset. After spending some quality time with a cup of Tea/Coffee we continue towards Pakhiralay where you may get down at around 6PM - 6.30PM and get some souvenirs for someone special or buy some local fish from the small island market. After you get back to the boat, it will move towards the Anchor Point near Sajnekhali / Pakhiralaya and anchor in the middle of the river for the night. Have Snacks with Tea or Coffee while watching the different Documentary films on Sundarban, or while watching an exclusive Tribal Dance performance by the locals (Chargeable). At around 7PM - 7.30PM. Dinner will be served between 9PM - 10.00PM.
Day 2 Watch Tower & Jungle Safari
  • We will start at around 6AM-7AM cruising towards,Dobanki a beautiful location deep in the forest.This is the Furthest point on the southern side of the Sanctuary Zone, beyond which the Core area starts.
  • We will reach Dobanki at around 10AM - 11AM. Here you will be able enjoy the Canopy Walk and have an aerial view of the forest floor. (Breakfast will be served enroute at around 8AM - 8.30AM). On the way we will be passing through islands like Pirkhali, Gazikhal and narrow channels like Chora Gazikhali. Also you will be able to see Panchmukhi. The whole day you will be cruising inside the deep forest which increases manifold your chance of sighting different wildlife including the Royal Bengal Tiger. (Enroute Lunch will be served at around 1PM - 2PM)In the evening the houseboat will reach back at Pakhiralaya at around 6PM - 6.30 PM and anchor for the night.
  • Tea/Coffee will be served at around 4.30PM - 5.30PM. Snacks is served at around 6.30PM - 7.30PM followed by Dinner at around 9PM - 10PM.
Day 3 Adventure in Mangrove Forest
  • Next day early in the morning at around 6AM the houseboat will start cruising towards Burir Dabri, a beautiful location deep in the forest.
  • On the way we will be passing through the historical site - Morichhapi. We will cruise through numerous remote and isolated inhabited islands like Satjelia, MollaKhali, Kumirmari etc. This is the last location in the extreme south east of sundarban (near Bangladesh border).
  • We will reach Burirdabri Watch Tower at around 11PM - 12PM. On the way to the Tower you experience the walk through the famous Mud Walk. You will get a feeling of actually walking in the dense forest of Sundarban to reach the Wooden Watch Tower.
  • From the Tower you will be able to see the River Raimangal which also acts as the International Border Between India and Bangladesh.
  • On the opposite side of this river you will get a glimpse of the Bangladesh Sundarbans. You will start your journey back to Pakhiralaya at around 12PM - 1PM.
  • Enroute Lunch will be served at around 1PM - 2PM. Tea/Coffee will be served at around 4.30PM - 5.30PM.
  • In the evening the houseboat will reach back at Pakhiralaya at around 6PM - 6.30 PM and anchor for the night.
  • Snacks is served at around 6.30PM - 7.30PM followed by Dinner at around 9PM - 10PM.
Day 4 Kolkata Drop
  • Next day early morning (around 6AM - 7AM) the houseboat will start cruising towards Sudhanyakhali.
  • It will move inside the deep Forest (Forest Safari) and cruise through beautiful creeks and Narrow Channels Like Sarakkhali 1 or Sarakkhali 2, Banobibi Bharani Etc. to reach Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower at around 10AM to 10.30AM.
  • En-route you will be served Breakfast between 8AM to 8.30AM). There you may spend some time.
  • Then we will start back for Godkhali. At around 11.30AM we will serve Executive Lunch. You will disembark at around 12.00PM to 12.30PM at Godkhali.
  • From there you start your return journey by road and reach Kolkata at around 3.30 pm to 4.00 pm.
  • SIGHT-SEEING
  • FOOD
  • Transfer Vehicle
  • All personal expenses, optional tours and extra meals

  • Minimum 20 Pax group Required for Departure
  • 50% Payment at the time of booking required
  • 50% Payment before 1 Week of Journey date.

NOTE:-

Itinerary is subject to change/alteration as the visit to the various watchtowers depends upon weather, tide conditions & Forest department permissions available at that point of time. However, all watchtowers and destinations as mentioned in the itinerary will otherwise definitely be covered.

Sundarban is non-plastic zone so please do not carry any. Throwing ANYTHING, even spitting in the water or in the park areas while on boat will attract a fine of up to Rs.20,000/ - and immediate cancellation of tour. A separate detailed list of Do’s and Don’ts will be shared at the time of booking and has to be adhered to by every member. 

Things Have To Carry

  • Specific Medicine If You Need For Cough, Cold, Stomach Upset Etc.
  • Must carry valid photo id proof during travels.
  • Foreigners have to carry their original passport as an essential.
  • Camera / binoculars to view distance animal & landscape.
  • Light baggage that is easy to carry.
  • Comfortable footwear.
  • Carry sunglasses / hat cap/ sun tan lotions during your sundarban trip.
  • Preferably Carry Cash As Possibility Of Accessing ATM Is Remote. Only SBI Atm Is Available At Gosaba.