Exclusive Tour 2 Nights 3 Days – Culture & Mangrove of Sundarbans – EX2N3D B

Travel Time: Kolkata to Sunderban Tiger Camp

Land – 3 hours | Boat – 1.45 hours

‘Sunderban Tiger Camp’ is an escapade in the lap of nature. Located at Dayapur, an island village in Sundarban, it’s a blissful world that shields you from your television, newspapers, Internet or (sometimes) telephone.

We make a conscious effort to take our guests out of their cottages and allow them to experience the beauty of Dayapur Island that’s home to salt water crocodiles and a variety of exotic birds and of course, the Sundarban National Park, a world heritage site and biosphere reserve that promises a rare sighting of the elusive ‘Royal Bengal Tiger’.

Trip Highlights

  • Sundarban National Park – World Heritage Site
  • Cruise in the Mangroves – Largest Mangrove Forest in the world with Tiger Habitat
  • Jatirampur Visit – Bird nesting spot near the village
  • Adibasi Dance – Tribal Dance of the aboriginals
  • Cruise to Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower – Observation point
  • Netidhopani Watch Tower – 300 year old temple of Bonbibi
  • Bonbibi Jatra – A local Folk drama
  • Dingy Boat – Native boat used by fishermen
  • Adibasi Village visit – Aboriginals of Sundarbans

DAY-WISE TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1

Morning

  • Pick up from the preferred location mentioned by the guest (Hotel/Airport/Railway Station).
  • Travel by boat to Waxpol Ghat, from where guests will be escorted to the Sunderban Tiger Camp.
  • Optional Stopover at ‘Gosaba’, one of the earliest human settlements in the Sundarbans.
  • Check-in followed by lunch at Fisherman’s Wharf restaurant.
  • Post lunch, guests can either relax in their room or walk around the resort.

Afternoon

  • Depart for a visit to the ‘Adibasi village’ at Dayapur Island. Guest can walk through this village to observe and get a sense of their lifestyle, local crafts, cuisines, and marvel as how local villagers and tigers coexist in a difficult terrain.

Evening

  • Around sunset, return to the resort for hi-tea and snacks.
  • Sit around the bonfire (winters only) and view the Adibasi dance, a performance by aboriginal natives of Sundarbans.
  • Dinner at Fisherman’s Wharf restaurant.
  • Guests can relax at the Gol Ghar bar or call it a night.

Day 3

  • Embark on the morning boat safari to Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower. Breakfast will be served on the boat.
  • Return to the resort before noon. Enjoy an early lunch and depart for Kolkata. You will be transferred to your preferred drop-off point (Hotel/Airport/Railway station).

Day 2

Morning & Afternoon

  • Enjoy a delicious breakfast at Fisherman’s Wharf restaurant.
  • Embark on the morning boat safari to Netidhopani Watch Tower, which is located deep inside the Sundarban Tiger Reserve. It houses a 300-year-old temple of ‘Bono Bibi,’ considered the Forest Goddess and worshipped by all the villagers.
  • Hot lunch is served on the boat during the return journey to the resort.

Evening

  • In the evening, an invitation to the local rural theatre (Bonobibi Yatra) performed by the villagers in their native language ‘Bengali.’
  • Watch a Wildlife Movie
  • Dinner at Fisherman’s Wharf restaurant.
  • Guests can relax at the Gol Ghar bar or call it a night.

Inclusions:

  • 2 nights and 3 days’ accommodation at Sunderban Tiger Camp
  • Meals: 2 Breakfast + 3 Lunch + 2 Evening Snacks + 2 Dinner and tea/coffee service
  • Pick up and drop from the nearest city (Kolkata/ railway/airport/hotel) etc
  • Cruise in Private Local motor boat in the Creeks & Forest
  • Services of local trained guide
  • Adibasi dance show
  • Adibasi village visit
  • Bon bibi Jatra
  • Visit of watch tower as per itinerary
  • All currently applicable taxes

Exclusions:

  • Fees for Video and Still Camera
  • Forest Entry Fees
  • A-la-carte orders
  • All expenses of personal nature- additional meals, en route meals, etc.
  • Soft Beverages, Mineral Water and Alcoholic Drinks
  • Other activities undertaken at special request, which are not mentioned in the tariff.
  • Insurance: Emergency medical cover and travel insurance,
  • It is advised that before you travel to India, you must subscribe to comprehensive travel insurance covering personal effects, personal accident, medical exigencies, emergency travel expenses, cancellation and curtailment.
  • Gratuity for the staff and guide.

You may consider extending your stay in Sundarbans and do more safaris before or after the above tour, you can also customise it according to your interest.

If you require any additional information about this itinerary, please contact us on reservations@waxpolhotels.com

  

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