The Sundarbans is a mangrove area in the delta formed by the confluence of Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna Rivers in the Bay of Bengal. It spans from the Hooghly River in India's state of West Bengal to the Baleswar River in Bangladesh.
Day 01 : Kolkata (Arrival)
Upon arrival at the airport, our tour representative will meet you and assist you in smooth transfer to the hotel. Spend the day in leisure followed by overnight stay in Kolkata.
Day 02 : Kolkata - Namkhana
Today, in the morning, get transferred to the Millennium Park Jetty. In the afternoon, the cruiser will start sailing along the beautiful river Ganges towards the south. Take delight in the serene views of the river Ganges as the cruiser passes through various heritage sites. After a few hours of cruising, the cruiser will anchor at Namkhana, a fisherman's cove and entrance to Sunderbans.
Day 03 : Namkhana - Sunderbans
Early morning, the cruiser will start sailing towards the east wherein guests have a chance to experience the lifestyle and culture of the local fisherman. After you enter Sunderbans, take a glimpse of the dense mangrove followed by a short excursion to Lothian Island or Crocodile project at Bhagabatpur. Later, the cruiser will anchor at the confluence of the River Malta and River Bidya. Later, enjoy visiting some exotic islands- Nethidopani, Dobanki and Sajnekhali via small creek boats and witness mangrove species and exotic wildlife.
Day 04 : Sunderbans
Today, following an early morning breakfast, take an excursion to Bali followed by a visit to the Sunderban Village to witness the daily lifestyle of local people. The natives of this village are quite friendly and welcome visitors with warmth and geniality. Besides, guests will also visit some exotic sites followed by anchor for overnight stay.
Day 05 : Sunderbans - Kolkata
Today, after breakfast, sail back to Kolkata by cruising through the confluence of the rivers-Rupnarayan and Damodar. En-route, you will cross the ancient port of Diamond Harbour and the industrial town 'Haldia'. Post breakfast; disembark the cruiser followed by direct transfer to the airport by afternoon.