Escursioni a Kolkata-Calcutta: Sunderbans, the world's largest estuarine forest and delta covered by mangrove forests and vast saline mud flats is situated on the lower end of Gangetic West Bengal. With a little luck one may experience a salt water Crocodile sunbathing in the mud; a flash in the corner of your eye could be Deer running into the forests.
Most famously, however, this protected area is home to the Royal Bengal Tiger. You can also explore the wildlife of Sunderban that harbours Jungle Cats, Fishing Cats, Axis Deer, Wild Boar, Rhesus Monkeys, Mongooses and the largest Estuarine Crocodiles in the world.
Sunderban is the breeding ground of immense variety of birds like Heron, Egret, Cormorant, Fishing Engle, White Bellied Sea Eagle, Seagul, Tern, Kingfisher as well as migratory birds like Whimprel, Black-tailed Godwit, Little Stint, Eastern Knot, Curlew, Sandpiper, Golden Plover, Pintail, White-eyed Pochard and also Whistling teal. A wide variety of aquatic and reptile life forms that include Olive Ridley sea turtle, hardshelled Batgur Terrapin, Pythons, King Cobra, Chequered Killback, Monitor and Lizards including the Salvator Lizards are also there.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: Twelve to thirteen hours.
Start/opening time: At 7am.
Others: It is mandatory for a client to carry passport in original with a photocopy of the same along-with 2 passport size photographs (front facing with light (preferably white) background). The tour is not recommended during Monsoon season. The tour involves long drive & sailing on the vessel.