04-Kolkata & Sunderban tour

Highlight of The Trip
Duration: 04 Days / 03 Nights  Places covered: Kolkata , Sunderban
Day itinerary:

Day 01: Delhi / Onward Destination – Dumdum Airport / Howrah Rly Station (Kolkata)- Sunderban

On arrival at airport / Rly. Station you will be received by our representative, who will be waiting for a warm welcome just outside of the airport (customs area) / Rly. Station by your name plate /your referral and proceed to sunderbans ( 04 Hours )

Kolkata – Godhkhali - SunderbansPickup from Kolkata in an exclusive vehicle and drive to Godhkhali, a journey of about 3 hrs. After obtaining requisite Forest permission we transfer you from Godhkhali jetty by motor fitted country boat to the tourist lodge located in the Sunderbans Islands. This journey would take you down the rivers Hogil, Gomar, Durgaduni and Gumdi in about an hour.  In the afternoon after lunch, set off on motor boat and proceed towards the Sundarbans National Park and view wildlife from the Sajnekhali watchtower. Also visit the Sajnekhali Museum and Mangrove Interpretation Centre. After watching the sunset from your motorboat, we return you to your resort either to rest or if you are interested, you may enjoy an entertaining evening of Folk Dance “Banbibi Pala"(Optional). Dinner and night halt at the forest resort/boat.

Day 02: Sunderban Nature activity 

The second day involves a half day cruise through the rivers and narrow creeks of the Sunderbans National Park and a lovely birding experience. Food would be prepared and served on the launch itself. Start after bed tea and visit the watch towers of Do Banki and Sudhanyakhali. The canopy walk at Do Banki gives you an opportunity to view wildlife from a netted enclosure. Thereafter, enjoy the thrill of cruising deep in the forest creeks and also around the islands of the Sunderban Tiger Project Area. Let yourself be guided by our Naturalist and Guide to view the Mangrove forest from close quarters, deep inside the creeks of Sarak Khali. Last on your itinerary would be the Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower. The sweet water pond at Sudhanyakhali attracts a lot of wild animals and offers you the chance to view them from close quarters. After lunch on the boat, we depart for Godhkhali and reach Godhkhali at 02:30 p.m. From Godhkhali, we transfer you to Kolkata. Arrive at Kolkata by about 5:30 / 6:00 pm.

 Day 03: Kolkata city Sightseeing

Today after breakfast visit visit Kalighat Temple, one of the most oldest and important temple in India for Mata Kali devi beside the temple visit the home of unsheltered people made by Mother Teresa as known mother of the world. Zoological Garden, Kolkata's interesting zoo-the oldest in India. It was opened on Jan 1st 1876, by the Prince of Wales. The 16 hectare grounds house a wide species of animals & birds including the rare white Bengal Tiger. Directly across the main zoo is an aquarium, with a variety of aquatic life around the world. Later proceed for Indian Museum, a huge piece of Italian architecture on Jawaharlal Nehru Road, which was built in 1875. The largest museum in the country and is popularly known as Jadu Ghar (Magic House), this is the premier national collection in the subcontinent. Also visit Victoria Memorial, This is one of India's most beautiful monuments built between 1906 and 1921 on the lines of white marble. All monuments of this memorial were designed in Italian Renaissance-Mughal style and build of white marble from Rajasthan. The memorial was the inspiration of Lord Curzon, who in 1901, felt that his lately departed Queen Empress, required a suitable monument to her memory.  It took 20 years to build at a cost of 10 million rupees. Later proceed for Science City, This 21st Century marvel of science, communication and environment is the first and only institution of its kind in India and has a Space Theatre. The main attraction of the Science City is the Space Flight, Dinosaurs Alive, Dynamotion, Life in Water, a world of Insects and Reptiles, walkthrough Aviary, Butterfly corner, Convention Centre, four seminar halls, Mini Auditorium, Musical fountain etc.

Day 4: Transfer to Rly. Station / Airport.

Today transfer to airport / Rail station.

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