The Sundarbans-the largest continuous blackofmangrove forest in the world –covers in area of 5770sq.km of land and water. It is a part of world's largest delta, which has been formed form sediments deposited by the great rivers Ganges and Bhamhaputra that converge on to the Bengal basin. The western part of the forest lies India and the rest [about 60%] in Bangladesh . River channels and tidal creeks, varying, in width from just a few meters to five kilometers in some places All parts of the Sundarbans forest are subject tidal inundation during spring tides. The Bangladesh part of the forest is dominated by a high mangrove forest cover. The climate is mainly tropical maritime with lots of rain, most of which falls during the monsoon. The monsoon season [May-October] is hot and humid, while winter [October-Feb] is mild and dry. During January temperature can fall as low as 4 deg c.
The entire National Park area is covered by mangrove forest. There are small patches of brackish marshes on emerging islands and riverbanks, and sandy areas with grass and low shrubs on some of the outer islands. The two dominant mangroves are Sundori and Gewa
Sundarbans is home to many different species of birds, mammals, and insects, reptiles and fishes. Over 120 species of fish and over 270 species of birds have been recorded in the Sundarbans.The gangetic River Dolphin is common in the rivers, and 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 in Bangladesh , and the population is around two hundred individuals.
About 32 species of mammal are still found in this forest. Among these are Rhesus Macaques, Clawless, Otters, and Leopard Cats, Fishing Cats and Spotted Deer. The entire Sundarbans Forest comprises the largest remaining tract of habitat for the Royal Bengal Tiger
Some Bright Moments with The World heritage Sundarbans :
The package is towards Sundarban forest that is declared by UNISCO as world Heritage Side, we also have to visit some archeological sides here.
Day 01: DHAKA-KHULNA Leave Dhaka by the reserve AC van/air for Khulna .
Arrive Khulna and transfer to hotel for overnight.
Day 02: KHULNA-BAGERHAT-KHULNA
After an early breakfast, drive to Bagerhat, the Islamic Metropolis for Sightseeing. Here, we will explore on old mosque with a massive structure having sixty domes, and you will also visit the area including some more mosques. Then back to hotel and overnight.
Day 03: KHULN-JESSOR-KHULNA
After breakfast, drive to Jessor for Sightseeing. Here, we will visit the house of the famous poet Michel Madhusudan Dutta and also visit the area including some more heritage sides. After lunch transferred to our waiting boat then start cruising towards the Sundarbans Forest , overnight on boat.
Day 04: SUNDERBANS
Very early in the morning we shall arrange trip inside the small canals
With country boat for watching birds, wild-life and feeling the Forest from very closely. Back to the boat and start cruising. Then we shall stop for another jungle activities, anchor the boat and the accompanied
Guide will offer forest activates including; short walk inside he forest,
Climbing the watch tower, small boat trip inside the canals, etc. over Night on the boat inside the Forest .
Day 05: SUNDERBANS
Very early in the morning , trip through the small canals will be offered. After breakfast, more forest activates including, climbing the watch tower walking through the Forest trail to the beach and enjoying a bath etc. back to the boat for lunch. After lunch more walk around the Kotka Forest Station to see deer, monkeys, etc. In the late afternoon the boat will start its return journey towards Mongla. Over night on the Boat.
Day 06: SUNDERBANS-KHULNA
Early in the morning the boat will resume its cruising and will stop at the
place where you can see deer, crocodile, monkeys pythons being
Reared by the forest dep. Arrival Khulna in the evening transfer to the hotel for overnight.
Day 07: KHULNA-DHAKA
After breakfast leave khulna for Dhaka by reserve transport/air.
Arrive Dhaka and end of the tour.