Sundarban

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The Sundarbans are the largest littoral mangrove belt in the world, stretching 80 km (50 mi) into the Bangladeshi and Indian hinterland from the coast. The Sundarbans has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The forests aren’t just mangrove swamps though, they include some of the last remaining stands of the mighty jungles which once covered the Gangetic plain. The Sundarbans cover an area of 10,500 sq km, of which about one-third is covered in water/marsh areas. Since 1966 the Sundarbans have been a wildlife sanctuary, and it is estimated that there are now 400 Royal Bengal tigers and about 30,000 spotted deer in the area. Royal Bengal Tigers are the main draw, but you can also spot Saltwater Crocodiles, various primates, leopards, King Cobras and Indian Cobras.Sundarbans is home to many different species of birds, mammals, insects, reptiles and fishes. Over 120 species of fish and over 260 species of birds have been recorded in the Sundarbans. The Gangetic River Dolphin (Platanista gangeticus) is common in the rivers. No less than 50 species of reptiles and eight species of amphibians are known to occur. The Sundarbans now support the only population of the Estuarine, or Salt-Water Crocodile (Crocodylus parasus) in Bangladesh, and that population is estimated at less than two hundred individuals.The park is also home to sea gypsy fishing families who catch fish using trained otters.

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Sundarban National Park:images (1)

Sundarban National park is one of the heritage site in sundarban.Where the land meets to the sea at the southern tip of West Bengal lies the Indian Sunderbans, a areaof impenetrable mangrove forest of great size and bio-diversity. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Sunderbans is a vast area covering 4264 square km in India alone. The Indian Sunderbans forms the largest Tiger Reserve and National Park in India. A paradise for birdwatchers, the list includes such rarities as the Masked Finfoot, Mangrove Pitta and the Mangrove Whistler.The Sunderbans are a part of the world’s largest delta formed by the mighty rivers Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna. Situated on the lower end of the Gangetic West Bengal, it is also the world’s largest estuarine forest. The Sunderbans is criss-crossed by hundreds of creeks and tributaries. It is one of the most attractive and alluring places remaining on earth, a truly undiscovered paradise for anyone.Sundarban National park is one of the popular visiting place for the visitors.

Kotka Beach:River in the Sundarban

Bangladesh is a wonderful Country in the world. Bangladesh has many tourist spot. All spot are very attractive and well-known. Sundarban is one of them. It is more beautiful place for the Tourist. The largest mangrove forest in the World (140,000 ha). The World famous Royal Bengal Tiger’s homeland and about 400 tigers live in sundarban. About 30,000 wonderful spotted deer live in sundarban. There are many Tourist Spot in Sundarban. Katka is one of Heritage sites in Sunderban. Katka a base for safaris, and well spot to see tigers and for bird-watching. Katka is well known for many rare and majestic wild animals. At Katka, one can see many precious wild animals right from tigers to deer and also varieties of birds and many kinds of monkeys. Here one can hear the natures’ music mixed with the wild fowls in the mornings and evenings.For those interested in wildlife trekking, the vast expanse of grassy meadows running from Katka to Kachikhali (Tiger Point) is an ideal route. Don’t miss this place if you are an adventurous tourist.

 

Karamjol:Karamjal-Point-Sundarbans

Karmajal is one of the wonderful visiting place in sundarban. To appreciate and to view the most precious species of Bangladesh’s wildlife, thousands of visitors make their way to Karamjol, a ranger station deep in the forest that also serves as a deer-breeding center. Bangladesh has some exquisite wildlife species that are unique to the country, and Karamjol is one of the gateways to the majestic wildlife sanctuary, Sundarban.Visitors who are interested in catching a glimpse of the breathtaking wildlife of Bangladesh at Karamjol and Sundarban must first gain permission from the Forest Officer before entering the forest, and vaccines against Cholera must be taken before leaving for Karamjol. Other recommended items for the trip include dressing according to the tropical climate, comfortable walking shoes or boots with rubber soles, sufficient drinking water, insect repellent, a medical kit, anti-diarrhea medication and anit-malarial medication is also suggested.From Karamjol, guided tours of the Sundarban Wildlife Sanctuary can be arranged. In the year 1966, the 38 500 square kilometers of Sundarban was declared a wildlife sanctuary and, therefore, hunting in this area is strictly prohibited and illegal. The preservation and conservation of rare and endangered species, such as the Royal Bengal Tigers, are the primary concern of this national park. Sundarban is proud of the fact that they now have an estimated four hundred Royal Bengal Tigers that live in peace within the sanctuary and the spotted deer population has risen to approximately thirty thousand individuals.Visitors will be able to feast their eyes on a vast range of mammal, insects, bird species (260 species), reptiles and fish (120 species). Wildlife enthusiast can look forward to viewing Gangetic River Dophins, Salt-Water Crocodiles, deer, wild boar, ducks, sandpipers, moths, monkeys, snakes, foxes and the ever elusive and graceful Royal Bengal Tiger. The tranquility of the dense forests and peaceful waters transports visitors into a magical wildlife kingdom.Karamjol and the breathtaking natural world of the Sundarban Wildlife Sanctuary await the adventurous traveler. To stand in one of the world’s biggest mangrove belts, the mysterious forests and swamp land, and be amidst the picturesque jungle of Bangladesh, is an experience that will remain forever embedded in the hearts of those who come to explore Bangladesh.

 

Hiron Point:images

There is number of spot in sundarban. Hiron Point is another tourist spot in Sunderban. It is called the world heritage state. Hiron Point is a graceful spot, great for spotting tigers and other spectacular and rare wildlife animals. Also known as Nilkamal, it is well-known for tiger, deer, monkey, crocodiles and many precious birds. Often they are looking out their.This place attracts many tourists owing to its natural beauty and connate splendor. This is a place to have a look at the rare species of wild animals and birds, to be noted in the diary of bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts.Every visitors can Enjoy their time by watching this beautiful sinary of the nature.

 

Dublar Char Island:images (3)

The Sundarban is one of the biggest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world. It is located in Bangladesh. There are many tour place in there. Dublar Char Island is one of them. Dublar Char, a beautiful island known for its picturesque scenes, is famous for fishing and is a place for fishermen with abundant of fish fauna. One can enjoy the fishing here and have a first hand experience of this fun filled activity.The Island has all the natural beauty of any other places of the world renowned Islands. On the eastern side of this island, River Passur flows, while on the western side River Shibsha. In addition, this island is known for its beautiful views.The Island has all the natural beauty of any of the world distinguished Islands. It is an attractive island where herds of spotted deer are often seen to graze. A casual walk around the Island provides the tourist with the chance of spotting many wild animals. With water all around and with lots of fish fauna, Dublar Char offers unique experience to the enthusiastic visitors.

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Bangladesh is a beautiful Country in the world. It has many tourist spot. All spot are very attractive and popular. Sundarban is one of them. It is more beautiful place for the Tourist. The largest mangrove forest in the World (140,000 ha). The World famous Royal Bengal Tiger’s homeland and about 400 tigers live in sundarban. About 30,000 beautiful spotted deer live in sundarban. There are many Tourist Spot in Sundarban. Tin Kona Island, literally means three cornered Island, is another popular spot for wildlife spotting in Sundarbans. Tin Kona Island is well known for tiger and deer, where one can come across the real wildlife. This island has an enchanting, but wild beauty merged with wild forests and estuaries.Many tourists visit this Island just to have some relief from the busy town life and to get ideal resting place, merged with the wild beauty of forests and natures’ blessings.

Buridabri Watch Tower:Untitled2

Sundarbans.Buridabri is a Tiger project area in Sundarban located at riverside.Buridabri watch Tower in the Burirdabri camp is well-known for its watchtower, a mud walk and mangrove cage trail leading to a view point known as Raimongal View Point. The ground fauna consisting of snails, varieties of crabs and mollusc can be perceived closely during the mud walk.The layout of this watchtower is very graceful with one walking over wooden bridges and then through the mud cage and finally culminating to a wooden watch tower over looking Bangladesh with the river Raimongal forming the international boundary between India and Bangladesh. One can see the Bangladesh Sundarbans from this watchtower. This watchtower has a capacity to host 10 persons at a time.This is again, a watchtower, which is overlooked by tour operators as well as tourists, because of its distance from the Sajnekhali/Pakhiralaya/Jamespur area. It is a must-see watchtower at It is a nature’s trail and famous for the watch tower; from where fortunate tourists can get a glimpse of the strolling Royal Bengal Tigers.

Dobanki Watch Tower:Untitled6

The Sundarbans are the biggest littoral mangrove belt in the world, stretching 80 km (50 mi) into the Bangladeshi and Indian hinterland from the coast. The Sundarbans has been announced a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The forests aren’t just mangrove swamps though, they include some of the last remaining stands of the mighty jungles which once covered the Gangetic plain. The Sundarbans cover an area of 10,500 sq km, of which about one-third is covered in water/marsh areas. Since 1966 the Sundarbans have been a wildlife sanctuary, and it is estimated that there are now 400 Royal Bengal tigers and about 30,000 spotted deer in the area.This is the third point on the tour of Sundarban National Park.The grand Canopy Walk is what this Watch Tower is well-known for and visited for. Your trip to the Sundarban would be incomplete without this Canopy Walk. Infact this Canopy Walk completes your trip to the Sundarban. It is more than half kilometre long walkway, at a height of 20 feet from the ground which is protect ed in grill and strong net in the form of a canopy to protect from the wildlife and therefore is safe. This Canopy Walk takes you half kilometre broad into the forest where you could be walking along side deers, tigers etc. It is a very thrilling experience which brings back tourists for repeat-walks. This Watch Tower overlooks a sweet water pond where spotted Deers, Tigers and Brahmini Kites visit.

Netidhopani Watch Tower:Untitled3

Bangladesh is a wonderful Country in the south asia. Bangladesh has many tourist spot. All spot are very attractive and popular. Sundarban is one of them. It is more beautiful place for the Tourist. The largest mangrove forest in the World (140,000 ha). The World famous Royal Bengal Tiger’s homeland and about 400 tigers live in sundarban. About 30,000 beautiful spotted deer live in sundarban. There are many Tourist Spot in Sundarban. The Netidhopani Camp, a picturesque location in Sundarbans National Park in West Bengal, India, is bestowed with abundance of flora and fauna. Sundarbans, being popular for its mangrove forests are prevalented by tourists who also visit Netidhopani Camp as it is the end point for tourists visiting Sunderbans delta. Tourists can reach Netidhopani Camp by boat.The tiger watchtower and the ruins of a 400 year old temple found here are the main attractions of the place. The legends associated with this old temple are very interesting. If you are fortunate enough you can see Bengal tigers from this camp.

 

Sajnekhali Watch Tower:Untitled5

Sundarban have many beutiful spot. Sajnekhali Watch Tower is one of the beautiful spot in sundarban and also Sajnekhali is the most favorite and the most visited Watch Tower which is built at a height and can hold 20 viewers at a time.Presenting a good opportunity to view Sundarbans wildlife at close quarters from here, Sajnekhali Watchtower is a favorite with bird watchers The same Watch Tower also houses Mangrove Interpretation Centre, a Bono Bibi Temple as well as a Crocodile Park.Sajnekhali Bird Sanctuary houses colourful birds such as White Bellied Sea Eagle, Kingfisher, Plovers, Lap-Wings, Whimprel, Curfews, Sandpipers and Pelicans. This place is a bird-watcher and a photographers paradise.The Head Office of the Forest Department is also located in Sajnekhali where the permit to enter the Sundarban Tiger Reserve is issued.

 

Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower:images

Sudhanyakhali watch tower is one of the important spot in sundarban. Sudhanyakhali Watchtower situated in Sundarbans National Park in West Bengal state of India. Sundarbans, the biggest mangrove forest in the country spreads over 10, 200 sq. km and is a World Heritage Site.The Sundarbans National Park is considered as the world’s largest delta and the unique feature about this place is the Tiger Reserve where you get to see a number of Royal Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris). This particular video shows the watchtower and the enclosings inside the park. Tourists often visit this scenic spot and they enjoy the view a lot.

Kanak Sundarban:Untitled4

It is one of the sanctuary beaches of Olive Ridley Turtles in Sunderban. The turtles move to the shallow coastal waters from a long distance to breed. The turtles are thinked to travel upriver as far as 100 km from the sea mouth into the Sunderban.It is a bellied place in Sundarban to all kind of travelers for the presence of the rare Olive Ridley Tortoise. This is principally thriving in shallow waters and beaches. During the engendering season of the Ridley turtles, the turtles approach this place from distant areas.Every visitors can enjoy the beauty of the nature.