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Sundarban spreading over an area of 4, 120 square kilometers including water was measured to be 16,000 square kilometers some 200 years ago . It is a must visit place for nature lovers. 42 kilometers away from Kolkata a place, Canning is often called as the gateway of Sundarban. Sundarban is the world’s largest Mangrove forest land. It is also famous for ‘Royal Bengal Tiger’. Steamer and country boats are the main way of transportation in this region of Bengal. Sudhanyakhali and Sajnekhali are the two main spots in Sundarban to watch Tiger. Sundarban is the largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world covering an area of nearly 10,000 square kilometers of which about 6,000 square kilometers is in Bangladesh. It was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1997 as Sundarbans National Park.
Largest Mangrove forest with 64 species of Palm, Phoenix, Avicenna, Bruguiera, Ceriops, Exeoicearia, Rhizophora etc.
Tiger, Fishing Cat, Rhesus Macaque, Estuarine Crocodile, Water Monitor Lizard, Wild Boar, Spotted Dear, White Bellied Sea Eagle, Goliath Heron, Migratory Birds, Dolphin, Sharks, Sea Turtles etc.
- Project Tiger
- Piyali, Fresherganj
- Lothian Island
- Canning, Mayadwip
- Bhagabatpur Crocodile Project
- Mangrove Interpretation Centre
By Air - Nearest airport is at Kolkata (Kolkata Airport), which is airlinked with all major Indian and international cities. Sundarban is 70 kilometers by road from Netaji Subhas Bose International airport.
By Rail – Direct train service to Sundarbun is not available. You can get a train from Kolkata to the nearest station of Canning. Time taken is approximately 2 1/2 hours and again a journey by Launch.
By Road – Buses are available directly from Calcutta to Canning , with journey time 3 – 3 ½ hours for 55 kilometers from Kolkata. Private vehicle can also be hired up to the water body.
This place is also called as the ‘queen of the hills’. This place is invariably a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
Kaziranga National Park is a Oldest and the most famous sanctuary in Assam bounded by the Brahmaputra river and the Mikir hills in the Golaghat...
Sundarban spreading over an area of 4, 120 square kilometers including water was measured to be 16,000 square kilometers some 200 years ago
Welcome to Visit North East North East Part of India is a travellers delight. North East India consists Indian states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & West Bengal. Although West Bengal is officialy is not a part of North East India, but is the gateway of accessing Read More
Nathu La Nathu La pass is situated around 60 kilometers from Gangtok at an altitude of 4,310 meters / 14,140 feet. The road to Nathu La passes through the Tsomgo Lake is nearly 2 hours drive. The terms ‘Nathu’ and ‘La’ literally mean listening ears and pass respectively in Tibetan language. In 1961, Read More
Tsomgo Lake Tsomgo Lake or Changu Lake is famous tourist an attraction in Sikkim is nearly 42 kilometers from the state capital Gangtok. It is situated at an altitude of nearly 3780 meters / 12,400 feet. The Lake known as The Source of the Lake in Bhutia dialect is ideally located near the Nathu La pass. The lake Read More