Spectacular Sunderbans (Wildlife Special)
Kolkata – Gothkhali - Sunderbans- Gothkhali - Kolkata
5 Nights / 6 Days
If you are one of those who love being amidst nature then opt for Sunderbans tour which stretches in the duration of 5 nights and 6 days. With this specially-crafted Sunderban tour package, get the opportunity to enjoy the bio-diverse Sunderbans listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the popular tourist attractions of Kolkata. On this Sunderban tour indulge in interesting activities such as overnight camping, bird watching, theatre performance, fishing, crab catching, jetty and boat ride, canopy walk, etc. Get a respite from city life to the very heart of nature with the carefully-planned Sunderban tour package from Kolkata.
Visit the Victoria Memorial and Howrah Bridge in Kolkata
Enjoy motorboat journey on Bidyadhari, Durgaduani, and Gumdi
Indulge in bird watching at Sajnekhali, Sudhanyakhali, & Dobanki
Attend a local Sunderban theatre performance
Visit the local village
Enjoy a canopy walk at Dobanki
Day 1: Arrival at Kolkata
On arrival at the Kolkata Airport/ railway station, get assistance with transfer to your hotel. Take some rest and then you will embark on the sightseeing tour of the city. You will visit Kalighat Temple which is dedicated to Goddess Kali. This temple is one of the 51 Shakti Peetha. The Goddess Shakti is known as Dakshin Kalika here, however, the Bhairav is known as Nakulesh. It is believed that the right toe of the Dakshayani Sati has fallen here. This temple is considered as one of the holiest temples for the devotees of Goddess Shakti or Durga.
Later you will visit the Alipore Zoo and spot some of the exotic species of flora, fauna, and wildlife species. The evening is at your leisure. You can visit the market and buy some of the souvenirs for your loved ones.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Kolkata.
Day 2: Kolkata
Start the day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Later get ready to get some amazing sightseeing. The 2nd day of the Sunderban Tour Package includes a full day Kolkata sightseeing tour. Kolkata combines the charms of its heydays with its cultural spirits. The popular sites in the 'City of Joy' include Dakhineshwar Kali Temple, Belur Math, the world-renowned Howrah Bridge, Indian Museum, Mother House, and Victoria Memorial.
A well-spent day in Kolkata also includes the taste of the delicious gastronomy. The rest of the evening is at leisure. You can go shopping and buy some souvenirs for your loved ones.
Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3: Gothkhali – Sunderbans
Get transferred to the Gothkhali early morning. Today's plans for the Sunderban tour package from Kolkata include leaving the city life behind for the bio-diverse haven of Sunderbans, thriving with wildlife and enriching experiences.
On the way, admire the beautiful countryside and the rural shops. You will get a packed breakfast. On arriving at Gothkhali, start with a motorboat journey. Get a briefing from a local guide accompanied by a naturalist. Cruise on the rivers of Bidyadhari, Durgaduni, and Gumdi for around one and a half hours. Lunch will be served on-board.
On arrival at Dulki, check-in at the resort. The later afternoon is planned to enjoy bird watching. You will visit Bird's Island. You can spot a kingfisher, egret, Brahmani eagles, pond heron, black cormorants, magpie robin, green bee-eaters, etc. After dinner, retire to your comfy lodgings for the night.
Day 4: Sunderbans
Start the day with breakfast and get ready. The 4th day of the Sunderbans national park tour is completely reserved for Sunderban sightseeing. Proceed towards the watchtower for bird watching (subjected to weather conditions). You will visit the Sajnekhali watchtower, Sudhanyakhali watch tower, and Dobanki watchtower. You will also visit for the canopy walk at Dobanki from where you will be able to view wildlife from a netted enclosure. While cruising through the small channels and creeks you will be able to spot different wildlife such as dolphins, spotted deer, wild boars, monitor lizards, etc.
Savor the lunch in the boat and later get back to the resort. The evening is made special with a theatre performance, a musical dance performance that narrated the local life and culture of Sunderbans. Dinner and night stay at the resort.
Day 5: Sunderbans – Gothkhali – Kolkata
Start the day with breakfast. Later in the morning, you will proceed to the local village tour where you can buy honey and some locally made handicrafts. Later, get assistance with transfer to Gothkhali by boat. From Gothkhali, get on the road back to Kolkata.After reaching Kolkata, get dropped at the hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure. You can explore the city on your own. You can savor the charms of Kolkata or go shopping.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 6:Kolkata – Departure
The wonderful Sunderban tour ends today. Get timely transfer to the Airport to board your onward return flight, while taking with you the fond memories of this adventurous trip.