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The Sundarbans mangrove forest, one of the largest such forests in the world (140,000 ha), lies on the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers on the Bay of Bengal. It is the only mangrove habitat in the world for Royal Bengal Tigers. Considering the great value of Sundarbans it has become now part of the world heritage area. Therefore, the forest is equally important to nature-loving tourists. In addition, it’s being important to the naturalists, ecologists, biologists and scientific researchers as well. King Cobra, World’s longest venomous snake is also found in the jungles of Sundarbans. Shikra birds, spotted deer, and Lesser Adjutants are few of the animals living in this enchanting forest. Nothing can be more thrilling than watching a Monitor Lizards swimming across one of the channels, deer grazing at the end of the woods and colorful birds chirping happily in the trees while you take a relaxing boat ride.
The best time to visit the Sundarbans is from mid-November to mid-February. During this time, in the morning for a few hours, there might be fog. Then the days are sunny and warm. And at night, sometimes the sky would be so clear with moon & stars.
You’ll get to explore these spots in Sundarbans:
Departure from Dhaka at 10:30 pm (by Bus Coach Service)
Our vessel awaiting in Khulna Rupsha ferry ghat early in the morning within 7:00 am. Then start cruise towards the Sundarbans forest. On the way, the boat will stop at Dhangmari / Chandpai Forest station. Take the permit & pay the fees and take 2 forest armed guards then visit Harabia Forest Office. The cruising will continue till Kotka upon arrival.
Very early in the morning take the small boat for a cruise through the small canal for bird watching trip inside the forest. Back to the ship and take breakfast then walk through the Mangrove forest and climbing the watchtower to Jamtala sea-beach for sunbath, back to ship then the boat will resume its journey towards the Forest which will continue till Kochikhali. Upon arrival, the accompanying Guide will lead you towards the Kochikhali Forest Office, where you will find plenty of deer, Monkey, birds, etc. Back to the boat, snacks will be served. On this evening, Bar-B-Q dinner will serve. Our vessel will start in the evening journey to Dhangmari/Chandpai forest office upon arrival and stay overnight.
After breakfast we will visit the Karamjal forest office and resume its journey towards Khulna. On the way, Take a stopover for surrender forest permission and get down arms guard. We shall reach Khulna in the evening and after Dinner check Bus for Dhaka. Over Night Journey. Morning Reach in Dhaka.
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