Sunderbans
( 03 Nights / 04 Days )

At the tip of the Ganges is a mystic mangrove forest on the myriad of islands. Impenetrable mangrove forests, winding rivers, Lush Sundari trees, water changing its colour at every creek from muddy river to emerald blue sea, narrow creeks to several miles wide rivers, where the man and man eater s eat fish to survive, crabs climb the tree, tiger swim long distances and mighty crocodile bask in the sun.

This is a wonderland indeed and to be explored through waterways only. From the north to the south east to west, the cruise transverses the entire area anchoring at the most exotic waters.

  • Sunderban Tiger reserve
  • Mangrove forest walking
  • Experiencing the village life
  • Visit to the local fish market
  • Folk theatre performance by the Villagers
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Luxury 16200
per night per pax
Delux 14750
per night per pax
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Luxury 16200
per night per pax
Delux 14750
per night per pax

Embarkation: Gadkhali Jetty, Sunderbans
Disembarkation: Vivada Jetty at Millennium Park, Kolkata.
The Sunderbans Down itinerary will follow the reverse order.

  • Day 1

    Embark the Cruiser - M.V. Paramhamsa anchored at Sunderban. The Embarkartion point is at Gadkhali, which is 110km from Kolkata. Safety and tour briefing. After lunch, visit to 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. In the evening you will enjoy a rich mythological folk drama by the local artists followed by a traditional Bengali meal, overnight on board MV Paramhamsa.

  • 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 dense mangrove forest. 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.

Note: The time of excursions may vary depending upon the tidal and other environmental conditions.

SAILING DATES

CO1: Sunderbans to Kolkata

  • February 26, 2018 to March 01, 2018

C11: Kolkata-Sunderbans-Kolkata

  • April 01, 2018 to April 04, 2018
  • April 06, 2018 to April 09, 2018

Embarkation: Kolkata, Vivada Jetty.
Disembarkation: Sunderbans

  • Day 1

    Kolkata Arrival / Cruise : Report at 1.00 p.m. 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 on 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 to small vessel for disembarkation. Depart for Kolkata by surface (3 Hours). Reach Kolkata for your onward journey.

Note: The time of excursions may vary depending upon the tidal and other environmental conditions.

SAILING DATES

CO6: Kolkata to Sunderbans

  • February 23, 2018 to February 26, 2018

C11: Kolkata-Sunderbans-Kolkata

  • September 30, 2017 to October 03, 2017
  • November 07, 2017 to November 10, 2017
  • December 09, 2017 to December 12, 2017
  • December 28, 2017 to December 31, 2017