Sunderban Cruise – 3 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS

Sunderban Cruise – 3 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS

Embarkation: Vivada Jetty in Millennium Park, Kolkata.
Disembarkation: Gadkhali Jetty, Sunderbans.

Day 1
Kolkata Arrival / Cruise : Report at 12.00 noon at the embarkation point Vivada Jetty in Millennium Park. This is situated in the center of Kolkata. 40 minutes from airport. Check-in at the cruiser M.V. Paramhamsa.

After safety and tour briefing the cruiser sails for Sunderbans, the kingdom of the famous Royal Bengal Tigers as well as the World’s largest Mangrove Forest belt. The cruiser sails along the beautiful Ganges towards the south, passing through the various heritage sites to reach an the gate way of Sunderbans Namkhana.

Day 2
Cruise – Early this morning enjoy the unique scene of hundreds of fishing boats busy with their daily chores in the small fishing hamlet of Namkhana. The busy fishing harbour will give an insight to the lifestyle of the fishermen. The guests can buy fresh fish and other sea foods to be cooked in the live kitchen counters.

Afternoon guests can disemark to walk through the thick mangrove forest of Lothian island having extensive range of mangrove species where the guests can feast their eyes on the wide range of migratory and local birds of this region. excellent birding opportunity.Later the guests will visit the crocodile project on Bhagabatpur island which is a hatchery and sanctuary to the biggest estuarine crocodiles in the world.

Day 3
Cruise – Early morning visit the Nethidopani Watch Tower. Nethidopani has ruins of a 400-year-old temple and legends lend mystery to the atmosphere. Later after breakfast enjoy extensive creek ride through the dense Mangrove forest.

Later have a Canopy walk and explore Dobanke, the Deer Rehabilitation Center. Afternoon visit the Wildlife Watch Tower at Sudhayanakhali; famous for its watchtower and wildlife sighting

Day 4
Cruise / Kolkata Departure – Spend the morning at Bali Village, a typical Sunderban village for an interaction with the villagers to experience their life style. Guests will experience farming, paddy husking, honey packing, fishing and various occupations of the region. After breakfast check out and transfer Kolkata Jetty by surface (3 Hours).

The cruise schedule includes the latest information regarding your program, but last minute adjustments may occur. The schedule may shift due to the weather or to take advantage of unexpected opportunities. The exact time for each activity will be announced or posted by the onboard tour staff.