Location -Sunderbans lies in the delta of BAY OF BENGAL. The forest covers 10000 square kilometers and lies in the region of West Bengal in India.The Delta is worlds largest formed by meeting of three mighty rivers Ganga ,Bhramaputra and Meghna.
Sunderban is really an undiscovered Paradise on Earth.
Exploring Sunderbans-Watch towers are the options for gazing wild animals and cruising through mangrove forests is really spine chilling.
Sunderban provide a unique ecosystem and a rich wildlife habitat.Royal Bengal Tigers ,Boars ,Fishing cats,Grey Mongoose, Spotted deer ,wild pigs and Flying Fox are some of the resident species.
Sunderbans is a unique place for adventure lovers as it houses excellent numbers of reptiles as well.Crocodiles ,snakes , Olive Ridley turtles, sea snakes, Dog Faced Water Snakes, Green Turtles, Estuarine Crocodiles, Chameleons, King Cobras, Salvator Lizards, Hard Shelled Batgun Terrapins, Russels Vipers, Mouse Ghekos, Monitor Lizards, Curviers, Hawks Bill Turtles, Pythons, Common Kraits, Chequered Killbacks and rat Snakes. Indian Python is also in abundance.
Rare species of birds of this region are Open Billed Storks, White Ibis, Water Hens, Coots, Pheasant-tailed Jacanas, Pariah Kites, Brahminy Kite, Marsh Harriers, Swamp Partridges, Red Junglefowls, Spotted Doves, Common Mynahs, Jungle Crows, Jungle Babblers, Cotton Teals, Herring Gulls, Caspian Terns, Gray Herons, Brahminy Ducks, Spot-billed Pelicans, Large Egrets, Night Herons, Common Snipes, Wood Sandpipers, Green Pigeons, Rose Ringed Parakeets, Paradise Flycatchers, Cormorants, Fishing Eagles, White-bellied Sea Eagles, Seagulls, Common Kingfishers, Peregrine falcons, Woodpeckers, Whimprels, Black-tailed Godwits, Little Stints, Eastern Knots, Curlews, Golden Plovers, Pintails, White Eyed Pochards and Whistling Teals.
How to reach-Nearest airport is Kolkata.
Nearest railway station is Canning.
Sunderbans is accessible only by waterways.From Kolkata there are buses to Canning.From Canning waterway leads to Sunderbans.
Accomodation-Forest Lodges and forest rest houses are available for accomodation.
The enchanting fragrance of mud ,the beauty of wild mangrove trees and vivacious Fauna ,mystic beauty will definately establish a link between man and animals with unforgettable memories.