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Places to see in Sundarbans National Park Sunderban

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    Best time to Visit Sundarbans National Park Sunderban: Sep,Oct,dec

    Category : Nature Explorer: Nature Explorer,Forest/Wildlife,River/Lakes/Waterfront

    Duration(days) : 1 Days

    Description

    Sundarbans is the largest mangrove forest in the world. It is a part of the world's largest delta formed by the rivers Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna. 
    These forests are home of the Royal Bengal Tigers.

    The word Sundarbans means beautiful forest
    It is home to large number of Sundari trees and is rich in flora and fauna. It is filled with gushing rivers, springs, creeks, estuaries, mudflats, small islands, salt-tolerant mangrove forests

    Sundarbans is declared as a UNESCO heritage site. This famous wildlife sanctuary, has an estimated population of 400 Royal Bengal Tigers and about 30,000 spotted deer and numerous crocodiles.

    Sundarbans is shared between India and Bangladesh.


    Best Season: The best time to visit Sunderbans is during winters between December and February.although the park is open for longer from September to March. 


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    Boat safaris

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    Although Sundarbans is filled with variety of wild animals. The main attractions of the Sunderbans are the Tiger, salt-water crocodiles, large reptiles like the Monitor Lizard, and the Olive Ridley Turtle
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      Sajnekhali watchtower

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      Sajnekhali Watchtower provides an opportunity to view wildlife from close distance.
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        Other watchtowers

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        BurirDabri, Kumirmari, MorichJhapi are some other watchtowers in the area.
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          Sajnekhali Museum

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          Sajnekhali Museum provides a good highlight on life in Sunderbans. It provides inside stories on how the locals go about getting inside the forest to collect honey, how they worship the goddess Bonbibi and how they put on masks behind their head to fool tigers into not attacking them and more.
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            Mangrove Interpretation Centre

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            Mangrove Interpretation Center helps to learn more about the unique ecology of this place.
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              Do Banki

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              The canopy walk at Do Banki gives you an opportunity to view wildlife from a netted enclosure.
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                Netidhopani

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                Neti Dhopani is a best place to spot wild animals. The sweet water pond at Neti Dhopani attracts a lot of wild animals and offers you the chance to view them from close distance. Neti Dhopani also has the ruins of a 400 year old Lord Shiva Temple.
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                  Viewpoints

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                  Nilkamalor Hiron Point and Katka viewpoints offer fantastic views of animals in wilderness.
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                    Mudflats of Chargheri Char

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                    The Sunderban mudflats are usually exposed in low tides and submerged in high tides. One of the famous mud-flats is Chargheri Char where you can enjoy coastal trekking. You will get the see small Octopus, Star Fish, Jelly Fish, Horse shoe Crab etc on these mudflats.
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                      The only means of travelling the park is to by boat, down the various lanes formed by the many flowing rivers. 

                      By Air:
                      To get close to the Sunderbans national park in India the nearest airport is at Kolkata.

                      By Train:
                      The nearest railway station is Canning Railway station which is located 29 km far from the Gate way of Sundarban (i.e. Godhkhali).

                      By Road: 
                      Sundarban National Park is well connected with Kolkata.
                      From Godhkhali jetty you can reach Sunderbans Islands only by motor boat. This journey would take you down the rivers Hogil, Gomar, Durgaduni and Gumdi in about one and a  half hour.