03 Nights / 04 Days – Kolkata – Sunderban
03 Nights/04 Days
Arrival at Kolkata airport.Meeting & assistance on arrival and transfer to the city hotel.Rest of the day free as leisure.
Kolkata - Gothkhali – Sunderban Tiger Camp
Drive from Kolkata to Gothkhali Jetty (approx. 115 kms/03 hrs.). Your surface journey ends here and you board your exclusive boat for to cruise through rivers Gomor, Durgadhwani to enter river Pitchkhali on banks of where lies the Sunderban Tiger Camp. On your arrival you will be greeted by the Tiger Camp team and checked into your cottage followed by a hot lunch.
In the afternoon you will experience the true Sunderbans, as you walk through the native village of Dayapur. You will encounter many wonderful sights as you learn about the lifestyle, local crafts, cuisines, and way of life of the local villagers. Observe their indigenous farming methods and how their houses are completely mud made with small entrances. Your tour will pass through the village market and eventually end at the resort for refreshments followed by a dinner to end another day in the reserve forest.
One can also go to the watchtower at the resort after their return from the village to observe the birdlife within the resort (Sunderban Tiger Camp houses 64 species of birds to date).
Evening watch Movie show on the Tigers. A warm dinner cooked with farm fresh vegetables and is served at the Fisherman’s Wharf dining hall which displays different tools used by the locals to catch fish. Overnight at Tiger Camp.
Sunderban Tiger Camp – Gothkhali – Kolkata
Post breakfast proceed for a thrilling cruise towards Dobanke Watch Tower as we move into the Sunderban Tiger Reserve Forest through creeks and dense forest and numerous rivers (breakfast onboard).
The canopy walk at Dobanke Watch Tower inside the forest sends chills down your spine. Also visit the spotted deer rehabilitation center after which you cruise back through Matla – Sea Face (the point from where Bay of Bengal can be seen).
Keep a look at the sweet water pond where you may sight a deer drinking water or a water monitor lizard basking by the sun as well as monkeys and wild boars may be sighted nearby.
Cruise into the Sunderban Tiger Reserve once again through creeks and rivers heading to the Sudhayakhali Watchtower.
Walk through the caged walkways after disembarking towards the watchtower, searching for the elusive tiger.
Cruise back to Sunderban Tiger Camp for an early lunch. After lunch you will be transferred back to Gothkhali. On arrival at Gothkhali picked up by your vehicle and return back to Kolkata.
Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast transfer to the airport / station in time for onward connection.
Inclusions & Exclusions
Tour Package Includes
- Accommodation is on twin sharing basis
- Meals : breakfast at all places
- Transfers from one place to another
- Sightseeing in private cars
- Vehicle will be provided based on the itinerary
- All current taxes such as hotel taxes and transportation taxes
Tour Package Excludes
- Entrance fees at the monuments/ temples
- Meals not mentioned in inclusions
- Personal Expenses / Purchase of things
- Any kind of insurance
- Any increase in the govt. taxes and state taxes
- Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.
Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure
In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:
- 16 days to prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
- 15 days to 01 days prior to arrival or no show – 100% of the tour/service cost.
Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.