Sunderbans Cruise – 3 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS

Sunderbans Cruise – 3 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS

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

Day 1
Guest need to report at 8.00 am at Vivada Jetty, Millennium park, Kolkata – 01. Transfer by AC Coach from Vivada Jetty, Kolkata to Gadkhali Jetty, Sunderbans whould take 3 hrs of drive through beautiful countryside’s and rural bazaar.

Embark the Cruiser – M.V. Paramhamsa anchored at Sunderban. The Embarkartion point is at Gadkhali, which is 110 km from Kolkata. Safety and tour briefing. After lunch, visit to a typical Sunderban village for an interaction with the village, to experience their life style. Guests will experience farming, paddy husking, honey packing, fishing and various occupations of the region. In the evening you will enjoy a rich mythological folk drama by the local artists followed by a traditional Bengali meal, overnight on board Vivada cruise.

Day 2
Early this morning at 5.30 AM you may enjoy a spectacular sunrise, while the cruiser sails towards the east. This day the guests will experience the rich Biodiversity of the Sunderban Tiger reserve. Visits to watch towers and cruising through the small creeks along the mangrove forests for wildlife sighting, birding through the dese mangrove froest. Being a swamp forest, forest visits are only through boats only. Evening, there will be talk show on Sunderbans along with wild life films.

Day 3
This morning, walk through the mangroves and visit the crocodile project on Bhagabatpur island which is a hatchery and sanctuary to the biggest estuarine crocodiles in the world. A good birding opportunity for wide range of migratory and local birds of this region. Next the guests will visit the Fisherman’s Cove at 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. Later in the evening depending on the tide, vessel sails to Kolkata passing through Haldia, Diamond Harbour, Raichak etc

Day 4
Arrival at Kolkata by Morning. Check – out and Disembark from M V Paramhamsa after breakfast at Vivada Jetty in Millennium Park, Kolkata.

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 on-board tour staff.