Sundarbans Wildlife Sanctuary

Sundarbans wildlife sanctuary is the most popular sanctuary of India; it is derived from the term f meaning ‘the forest of sundari’. There are number of wild animals and it is the home of them. A UNESCO world heritage site, Sundarbans is home to the largest of wild tigers in the world. It is one of the last preserves of the Royal Bengal tiger and the site of a tiger conservation project.


Sundarbans is situated in south of Calcutta city, which is lies on the eastern state of India, West Bengal. It located at the mouth of the Ganges, spreads over 54 islands.

Tourist Attractions

Sundarbans is the largest estuarine delta in the world and the biggest colony of the Royal Bengal Tigers.

Do ban ki Watch Tower renders canopy walk that a tourist can carry out view the riveting flora and fauna. This canopy walk is at an elevation of 20 feet from the ground and is about half a km in length. Apart from tigers, tourists may also encounter Bahmini Kites and Chital Deer.

Bhagatpur Crocodile Project area is an abode of the largest estuarine crocodiles. It embraces a famous hatchery and sanctuary making it a well-linked tourist charm in Sundarbans.Piyali is a small area or town on the trail to the Sundarbans National Park. It is an extremely scenic place that also offers a doorway to Sundarbans.Holliday Island has the honour of being the last retreat of the rare barking deer.Apart from these, there has another tourist attractions places such as Kanak, Sajnekhali, Sudhanyakhali etc. these places also good for visitors.

Best time to Visit

The climate of there is Tropical climate with hot summers and cold winters. Best time is winters season to visit, on that time it become easy to wander there.

How to Reach

By Air- at Calcutta, Dum Dum is the nearest airport situated at the distance about 166 kms.

By Rail- Canning is the nearest railway station from Calcutta.

By Road- there are number of place where road transport is available for Sundarbans from Calcutta including Namkhana, Canning, Sonakhali, Raidighi etc.



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