DAY BY DAY ITINERARY
Day 1: Meet at our office at Backpackers sundarban tour, 4 tottee lane and leave Calcutta by car. Clients can also have a pick up point from Science city at 9am..
Cross over to the island of Gosaba, which has no car or electricity.
Reach our eco village resort in the village of Satjelia and followed by lunch. A walk through the beautiful paddy fields and the village of honey collectors and fishermen, looking out for local rituals and beliefs.
Country boat ride for bird watching, during two to three hours, spotting seven types of kingfisher, egret, Brahmani eagles, pond heron, black cormorants, magpie robin, green bee eaters and above all getting introduced to the lovely mangroves, with surreal creatures like fiddler crabs, mud skipper fish etc.
Return to the hotel, just after the sunset. An enchanting evening with the local musicians with their age old musical instruments, trying to understand the local music in their backyard. A session of refreshments.
Dinner is served according to the leisure of every individual guests, getting prepared to spend the night in the mud cottages of our eco village or in the sleeping cabins of our boats, ELMAR and PARA SIEMPRE, with only oil lamps and candles.Although we have generator but nothing can beat the thrill of being in your cottage with the silence of the jungle and be sure to sleep like a baby.
Day 2: We try to start as early as possible. Board our personalized engine boat Breakfast, lunch and other refreshments will be cooked and served on the boat.
Today will be an exciting day for us as we shall drive to Besi Sahar, which is the gateway to 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.
Cruising the small channels and creeks we will try to spot different wildlife, spotted dear, wild boars, civet cat, monitor lizard, crocodiles, dolphins and of cos the ROYAL BENGAL TIGER.
Back to the village. This evening is without any activities, but the traveler can enjoy volleyball in our small white sand beach, sit on the banks of the river in front of our eco village or take a walk in the eco village under the sky filled with stars, enjoying the silence and the pollution free air of this village, or go to pay a visit to the families of honey collectors and fishermen, or make bonfire.
Day 3: A small walk in the village for pictures of sunrise, mangroves, village and birds, or else cycle can be provided for the ones who would like to explore the island on wheels.
Breakfast and start for Kolkata. Reach Kolkata and land up at Indian Coffee House for some refreshments.
We will next move towards Anath Nath Deb Bazaar for some shoppings.
Accommodations with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Transfer from Kolkatta city via a non AC vehicle.
Guide throughout the trip.
Visa and visa extension fees.
Meals that are not mentioned in the itinerary
Personal medical kit.
Expenses for personal nature
Emergency evacuation cost
Any kinds of transfers other than those mentioned in the itinerary
3.09% Govt. Service Tax will be applicable on total invoice value.
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