The largest mangrove eco-system in the world, Sunderbans, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the hub of ‘Royal Bengal Tigers’. It is set on the vast delta formed by the convergence of three famous rivers- Padma, Brahmaputra and Meghna. Get on board Sunderbans Cruise and sail through the world of roaring tigers. Consider it your lucky day, if you catch the glimpse of the ‘Big Cat’ swimming while cruising through the streams of Sunderbans.
DAY 1ARRIVAL IN KOLKATA
Upon arrival at the airport, our tour representative will meet you and assist you in smooth transfer to the hotel. Spend the day in leisure followed by overnight stay in Kolkata.
DAY 2KOLKATA - NAMKHANA
Today, in the morning, get transferred to the Millennium Park Jetty. In the afternoon, the cruiser will start sailing along the beautiful river Ganges towards the south. Take delight in the serene views of the river Ganges as the cruiser passes through various heritage sites. After a few hours of cruising, the cruiser will anchor at Namkhana, a fisherman’s cove and entrance to Sunderbans.
Sundarbans Luxury Cruise
DAY 3NAMKHANA - SUNDARBANS
Early morning, the cruiser will start sailing towards the east wherein guests have a chance to experience the lifestyle and culture of the local fisherman. After you enter Sunderbans, take a glimpse of the dense mangrove followed by a short excursion to Lothian Island or Crocodile project at Bhagabatpur. Later, the cruiser will anchor at the confluence of the River Malta and River Bidya. Later, enjoy visiting some exotic islands- Nethidopani, Dobanki and Sajnekhali via small creek boats and witness mangrove species and exotic wildlife.
Today, following an early morning breakfast, take an excursion to Bali followed by a visit to the Sunderban Village to witness the daily lifestyle of local people. The natives of this village are quite friendly and welcome visitors with warmth and geniality. Besides, guests will also visit some exotic sites followed by anchor for overnight stay.
DAY 5SUNDARBANS - KOLKATA
Today, after breakfast, sail back to Kolkata by cruising through the confluence of the rivers-Rupnarayan and Damodar. En-route, you will cross the ancient port of Diamond Harbour and the industrial town ‘Haldia’. Post breakfast; disembark the cruiser followed by direct transfer to the Kolkata airport by afternoon. On arrival at Kolkata and get transferred to the Kolkata airport to catch the flight for onward destination. The tour ends with the sweet memories with Delightful India Holidays.