HOW TO REACH
The interiors of Sunderbans Tiger Reserve are accessible only through waterways. Regular motorboat services are available to reach Sunderbans from the embarkation points at Namkhana, Raidighi, Sonakhali and Najat.
From Namkhana: Sagar Island, 2.5 hours; Bhagabatpur Crocodile Project, 2.5 hours; and Jambudwip, 3.5 hours.
From Sajnekhali: Sudhanyakhali, 40 minutes; Holiday Island, 3 hours; Netidhopari, 3.5 hours; and Buridabri (Tiger Project Area), 5 hours.
From Sonakhali: Gosaba, 1 hour.
From Raidighi: Kalas, 5 hours
Sajnekhali Tourist Lodge, Sunderban
Sajnekhali Tourist Lodge Hotel offers 30 double-bedded Standard Rooms and 1 Dormitory Room with 20 beds. The standard rooms are without A/C. Cost 1000-1500/- double bed room with breakfast & dinner
Hotel Krishna Kunja Pakhirala
A budget hotel located in Pakhirala Sundarban, opposite to Sajnekhali forest watch tower. Very closer to mangrove forest.
DOUBLE BED 600/-
HALL ROOMS 400/- PER BED
DORMITORY – 200/- PER BED
Address: Hotel Krishna Kunja Pakhiralaya, Sunderbans, West Bengal
What to Pack
Be sure to pack a good pair of shoes, your binoculars and mosquito repellant.
The WBTDC organizes guided tours- mostly of a duration of two or three days, starting and ending at Kolkata. They’re a good way of visiting Sunderbans without some of the adventure which accompanies making your own arrangements, and cost between Rs 1,000 and 3,000. Within Sunderbans, the only way to get around is by boat; you can take a boat ride, along with an official from the Project Tiger office. There are, in addition, watchtowers at a few places- such as Netidhopan, Sajnekhali, Sudhanyakhali and Haldi- from where you can keep a look out for passing wildlife.
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The activities that can be taken advantage of at the Sunderbans are game viewing, boat cruise, royal Bengal Tiger spotting, wildlife photography.
Sajnekhali Bird Sanctuary, Bhagabatpur Crocodile Park, Jambudwip, Sagar, Lothian, Kailash and Holiday Island are some of the places worth visiting.
There are no stand-alone restaurants in Sunderbans. The only available options are the restaurants attached to the various hotels and resorts in the Park.
Places of Interest
Dabu Picnic Spot ,Chora Gaji Khali , Pirkhali , Deulbharani Khari , Naubanki , Sajne Khali
Sudhaannya Khali Watch Tower , Do Banki Watch Tower, Jhar Khali, Sarak Khali, Prawn Culture Project
Netidhopani Watch Tower, Bana Bibi Bharani, Saptamukhani, Thakurani, Hatiani, Doani, Chemaguri
Bhagabatpur Crocodile Project, Kai Khali Ashram, Kapil Muni Ashram