Sundarbans in Nutshell – Organic Non-AC Cottages


One Night Two Days Tour

Come, see, stay and enjoy in a short duration.

Tour Operated by Tour De Sundarbans

The first ever eco-centric tour operation with sustainable tourism in Sundarbans, Rajesh Kumar founded this company, introducing people to the world of tides, the abode of the Royal Bengal Tigers.

INR 4200 – 6000 per person
Extra INR 2000/- National Park fees for Non Indian Tourists
(Divided equally among all non Indian Tourists in the group
To be collected on the tour)

Child Price: 2100.00

Availability: In stock

Adults :

Start Time: 08:00

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in Nutshell

One Night Two Days Tour

Organized by Tour De Sundarbans

Tour de Sundarbans was incepted back in 2006 with a just a handful few.

 Conceptualized as the first ever eco-centric tour operation with sustainable tourism in Sundarban, Rajesh Kumar founded this company, introducing people to the world of tides, the abode of the Royal Bengal Tigers.
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Travel Itinerary

Day 1

8:00am : We Meet you at our office situated at 4 tottee lane and leave Calcutta by car/van/mini bus towards Godkhali, the last road point before the mighty Sundarbans jungle is only navigable by waterways. Three and half hours of journey to Godkhali. We will have washroom break in between.

Guests can also avail pick up from Science city pick up point at 9am.

9:00am: Breakfast of veg sandwich will be served.

12:00 pm : There are 2 ways of reaching our eco village from Godkhali.

  1. Cross over to the island of Gosaba, which is the biggest market for hundreds of villages around and then take a auto rickshaw to the River bank of our eco village.(takes approx. one and half hours.)
  2. Take direct engine boat to eco village.(takes approximately  two and half hours to three hours depending on Tide)

We will decide which way to take depending which will be faster and easier on that particular day.

1:30pm to 2:30pm : Reach our Eco village abode, on the island of Satjelia, followed by lunch with simple home cooked VEG/NON-VEG food comprising Rice,dal, 3 types of vegetables, papad chutney salad and fish curry.

3:00pm : A walk through the picturesque  paddy fields, the village of honey collectors and fishermen, looking out for local rituals and beliefs. Most striking are the smiles that is shared between the hosting villagers and the Guest of Eco village.

3:30PM : Country boat ride for bird watching, during one to two hours, spotting seven types of Kingfisher, Egret, Brahmani eagles, Pond heron, Cormorants etc and above all getting introduced to the lovely mangroves, with surreal creatures like fiddler crabs, mud skipper fish etc. and witnessing Gorgeous Sunset by the river.

6:30pm : Return to the eco village, just after the sunset and you will be welcomed with Black tea and freshly fried  veg Pakodas.

7:00pm : We will have local music session or the famous local play of sound and light called ‘Bonobibi Pala’ depicting the battle between the jungle Goddess Bonobibi and the Tiger incarnation ‘Dakhin Rai’, along with snacks and herbal tea. You can also engage yourself in the night photography of the Sundarbans sky which is lit up with millions of celestial bodies.

8:30-9:00pm: We will have Dinner and prepare ourself for a surprise activity which is the highlight of our tour and will be revealed during the tour. Though this is an optional activity we highly recommend it. This activity will leave you mesmerized and in awe of nature and Sundarbans in particular.


Day 2

6:30 am: We try to start as early as possible, on one of the four personalized engine boats(Elmar, Para siempre, Clandestino and Mangrove Mataal), get the required permissions from the forest office, which is just opposite to our village, and head off into the jungle, for our rendezvous with one of the biggest mangroves of the world, rich in flora and fauna.
This boat cruise will last till sunset and during this period we will visit 3 watch towers, namely Sajnekhali, Sudhanyakhali and Dobanki.

1:30 pm: Lunch will be served.
Cruising the small channels and creeks we will try to spot different wildlife, spotted deer, wild boars, civet cat, monitor lizard, crocodiles, dolphins and of cos the ROYAL BENGAL TIGER.

4:30 pm: Small snacks with tea.

At sunset we start our journey back for Kolkata and reach by 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm



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