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Sundarban Kolkata Tour

Wildlife

Tour Destinations


Highlights

  • Explore the Sundarban National Park, world's largest coastal mangrove forest.
  • Enjoy boat safari in Sunderban, probably the most adventurous and unique forest safari in India.
  • Indulge in bird watching and a gaming cruise to Sudhanyakhali, a watch tower.
  • Experience the local rural theater (Bonobibi Yatra) performed by the villagers at Sundarban.
  • Visit the world-renowned Victoria Memorial and Howrah Bridge in Kolkata.

Itinerary

On the day of arrival at Kolkata airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you at airport and transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Godhkhali Ferry Ghat. On the way, visit beautiful countryside's, rural bazaar with stopovers at a local tea shop and fishermen's villages. Upon arrival at Godkhali, a naturalist will accompany you for a 3 days escorted tour of Sunderbans National Park. Later, board a ferry to reach Jharkhali Island - nestled in the lap of the wonderful Sunderban, it's an isolated tourist spot, and the mangrove forests of the Sunderban start where Jharkhali ends. Enjoy two hours stunning journey through river Hogol, Gomor, Durgaduani, and Gumdi or you can stopover at Gosaba, one of the earliest human settlements of Sunderban to visit the house of Sir Daniel Hamilton (a Scottish banker who initiated the first co-operative movement of India from here). Upon arrival at Jharkhali (Sundarban National Park), check-in at your resort. Rest and relax at the resort, later proceed for 3 hours birding, and game cruise to Sudhanyakhali, and watchtower through canals and creeks. Overnight stay at the resort.

After breakfast at the resort, get ready to experience the most adventurous and unique forest boat safari in India. You can truly immerse yourself with stunning mangrove trees, sun-basking crocodiles, kingfishers whilst and formidable Bengal Tigers. We take you on a cruise down the rivers Hogol, Gomor, Durgaduani, Bidya and Gumdi. We further take you to the furthest point - Netidhopani where you can see old-age excavation and swimming of tigers can be spotted from Netidhopani Watchtower. In the evening, return to your resort to experience the local Rural theater (Bonobibi Yatra) performed by the villagers. The theater tells interesting story about the forest God and Goddess, Tiger Lord, fishermen and honey collectors with lot of dances and songs. Overnight stay at the resort.

After breakfast at the resort, enjoy a guided village walk in which you can have a close interaction with the local villagers. Later, proceed for a boat cruise followed by a short travel to DoBanki watchtower to enjoy a small canopy walk. In the afternoon, leave for Godkhali. Upon arrival at Godkhali Ferry Ghat, our representative will transfer you back to the hotel in Kolkata for overnight stay.

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Kolkata, visit Victoria Marble Palace, Science City, Memorial Hall, Belur Math, Mother Teresa Home, China Town, the Vidyasagar Setu, and Howrah Bridge. In the evening, take a leisurely walk to local market of Kolkata. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, our representative will transfer you to the Kolkata airport to board the flight to your home or onward destination.

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What's Included?

Accommodation

  • 5 nights accommodation in 3 star deluxe hotel/resort on twin or double sharing basis

Meals

  • Daily breakfast at the hotel in Kolkata
  • All meals at the resort in Sundar National Park (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)

Guide

  • English speaking local destination guide in Kolkata
  • Wildlife naturalist at Sundarban National Park

Transport

  • All sightseeing and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Round-way ferry ride between Godhkhali Ferry Ghat and Jharkhali Island

Additional Services

  • Personal assistance during arrival and departure
  • 2 boat safari's at Sundarban National Park
  • 1 mineral water bottle per person per day
  • All applicable taxes

What's Excluded?

Flights

  • Any International or domestic flights are not included

Additional Services

  • Insurance - It is advisable that you buy a comprehensive medical/travel insurance in advance from your country before traveling to India
  • Visa fee (if applicable)
  • Any monument entrance fee, camera fee
  • Any kind of tips, personal expenses, laundry, or telephone charges
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Accommodation

3 Star Accommodation

Name Address Type
The Lindsay Kolkata Hotel
Royal Sundarban Wild Resort Sundarban National Park Resort

Note: Hotel upgrades are available as per your choice.

Good To Know

Payment Terms

A deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 60 days prior tour starting date. For any bookings within 60 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash.

Cancellation

No additional cancellation fees apply for this tour. You can cancel the tour prior tour starting date and avoid paying the full amount, but the deposit you have paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within of tour starting date.

VISA

It is the sole responsibility of each individual traveller to get the required visa(s) for this tour, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with the Embassy of India in your home country.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Travel is one of those things that naturally gives rise to queries, concerns and doubts, so we’re here to put your mind at ease. Various "FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS" on your travel to India will be covered into the document, kindly go through the same. If there are any other questions, that are not mentioned in FAQ, then please feel free to contact us, it would be our pleasure to assist you.


YES. We can customize your India Holiday Package, as per your interest, and preferences.

On arrival at Kolkata Airport, India, our local representative will be there at the airport holding a placard of your name for identification. We shall also provide you list of emergency 24 hours contact numbers for any emergency.

Although tipping in India is not compulsory, doing so is a nice gesture. In some circumstances, a small tip is expected. The rules of etiquette for gratuity in India are a little muddled as a colonial past, tourism, and cultural influences clash. We do recommend tipping at various instances, but tip higher only when you are very happy with the service. Tip can given after completion of the services from 5$, 10$ or more as per your choice and depending on how much satisfied & happy you are with the service provider.

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Duration
6 Days
Destinations
Kolkata, Sundarban National Park Kolkata, Sundarban National Park
Starts/Ends In
Kolkata / Kolkata
Age Range
1 - 75 Years Old
Duration: Days

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