The Land of the Swimming Swamp Tigers

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    West Bengal

  • Best season :Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb

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Sundarban is one of the densest mangroves in the world.
✔ These mangrove forests are spread across a total area of 10,000 square kilometer.
✔ Named after the ‘Sundari’ trees that make up the jungles here. 
✔ The British declared Sundarban as a reserved forest way back in 1865 and it became a national park in 1984.
✔ The biggest attractions of Sundarban delta are the Royal Bengal Tigers, there are many other animals inhabiting in this swamp land.

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Sundarban is one of the densest mangroves in the world.
✔ These mangrove forests are spread across a total area of 10,000 square kilometer.
✔ Named after the ‘Sundari’ trees that make up the jungles here. 
✔ The British declared Sundarban as a reserved forest way back in 1865 and it became a national park in 1984.
✔ The biggest attractions of Sundarban delta are the Royal Bengal Tigers, there are many other animals inhabiting in this swamp land.

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Start Point : Kolkata End Point : Kolkata

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Kolkata – Gadkhali Ferry Point approx 3 Hrs – Sunderbans approx 2 Hrs 

Day 02: In Sunderbans (Boat Safari in Tiger Reserve)

Day 03: Departure from Sunderbans 

See Detailed Itinerary

Barely 65 miles on the South from Calcutta's mega-metropolis and dominated by the legendary swimming swamp Tigers, Sunderbans is the most extensive mangrove forests and delta in the world formed by three great river systems: Brahmaputra, Ganges & Meghna. Considered one of the last true wildernesses remaining on our planet Earth, this tidal country beholds a unique ecosystem governed by the diurnal tides resulting in a thriving arena for myriad life forms – from mammals to the vertebrates. Designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sunderbans is contiguous to Bangladesh. The legendary Bonobibi deity revered and worshipped communally by the Hindus, Christians, Animists, and Muslims, marks a remarkable tradition and cultural heritage. Being the only Mangrove Tiger Reserve globally, Sunderbans have the rare distinction of being declared a Biosphere Reserve. The 4 million people inhabiting in about 54 islands scattered across this vast landscape depend heavily for their livelihood on this mysterious and hostile forest terrain.

Itinerary : The Land of the Swimming Swamp Tigers

Day 01: Kolkata – Gadkhali Ferry Point approx 3 Hrs – Sunderbans approx 2 Hrs 

Today morning well in time you will be picked up from said point at 0800 Hrs and thereafter drive for approx 03 Hrs to Gadkhali ferry station through small bazaars, towns and country side. On reaching Transfer to motor launch and set sailing for about 2 hours to Sunderbans to our Camp on Bali Island. On arrival at Sunderbans. You will be provide with lunch and in the afternoon set out for a guided village walk to get a feel of the place and people and their local life. Evening tea and snacks. You may interact with our local team at the Camp. They are all from the village and will share their stories with you. 

Overnight stay in Huts / Camps                     
Meal Lunch & Dinner Only 

Day 02: In Sunderbans (Boat Safari in Tiger Reserve)

Today morning experience Sunderbans boat safari is probably the most adventurous and unique forest safari in India. The dense mangrove forest of the Sunderbans gets dissected into the numerous delta region by the numerous river channels which make the forest a truly wild and frightening. The natural home of the Royal Bengal Tigers, the most dangerous predator of the wild, the Sunderbans National Park attracts the wildlife lovers from all corners of the world for the adventurous safari organized by the tourism department of the West Bengal state in India. Exploring this dangerous forest which boasts the unique ecology and diverse range of a large number of wild flora and fauna is an adrenaline rushing adventurous activity loved by the Nature lovers and tiger-loving wildlife enthusiasts. Evening at leisure.

Overnight stay in Huts / Camps                
Meal Breakfast / Lunch & Dinner Only

Day 03: Departure from Sunderbans 

Today morning enjoy breakfast, thereafter we have an opportunity to go for a country boat ride. Come back to Camp, pack your luggage and check out. Transfer to Gadkhali ferry station. Drive back to Kolkata.

No Accommodation                        
Meal Breakfast / Lunch & Dinner Only

 

Clothes: It is advisable to wear clothes which cover the arms and legs so that if you come in contact with insects or wild animals, you won’t catch any allergy.

Digital Camera/Extra Batteries: You can experience some of the beautiful and amazing sights so you need to be prepared to capture it in your camera.

Power Bank: Your camera, phones need to be kept powered while experiencing beautiful jungle life so doesn’t forget to carry power banks.

Sunscreen: It is very important to carry a good sunscreen to protect your skin while safari.

Binoculars: Animals are generally far out in the fields, many times you need to spot them from a distance so you can carry a good quality binoculars with you.

Medications: While going in jungle, you need to be very careful about protecting yourself from diseases like Malaria and other so carry medicines which will be needed while your tour.

Hat: A comfortable hat will help a lot in protection from the sun, so don't forget to carry a hat with you.

Footwear: A good pair of water proof sports shoes is must.
 

Here is what the tour fee includes:

1. Accommodation – Accommodation will be provided in standard category hotel, using standard room on triple sharing basis, in case of non-availability of rooms at the time of reservation, we shall accommodate our guests in alternative similar category hotel. In case any clients want to stay in the mentioned hotel, we will be happy to upgrade the room category which may result in additional cost to be borne by the client.

2. Meals – Kindly go through the detailed itinerary, as meals will be provided according to the mentions in each respective itinerary (meals are provided on fixed menu on buffet basis).

3. Transportation – We generally use transportation depending on number of person booked for the tour under following category:-
For 2-4 Person – Sedan car in AC in Plains & Non AC in Hills 
For 05 Person – Bolero / Sumo / Toyota Innova / Xylo Car AC in Plains & Non AC in Hills 
For 06-08 Person – Bolero / Sumo / Tempo Traveller 
For 09-12 Person – Tempo Traveller 
For 13+ - Mini Bus / 26 seated tempo 

Note:  Transport Fuels, toll, parking, and State tax are included.
a. In case of half day – It will be only 40 Kms / 4 Hrs 
b. In case of full day – it will be only 80 Kms / 8 Hrs  
c. There will be per kms / per hour additional charges crossing the above limit.

4. Guide – The Cost include fee of only local city / monuments guide only for sightseeing (if we required we will be happy to hire accompanied guide however at additional cost.)

5. For Wildlife Tour – Jungle Safaris are organized in Canter Safari on sharing basis (if required exclusive safari on non-sharing basis, we will be happy to book the same using Open Jeeps for all Jungle Safari, however at additional costs.) 

6. Forest Permits and Permission – While in National Parks / Wild life Sanctuary, all forest permits and fees are included.  

Here is what the tour fee not include: 

1. Mandatory GST of 5% on Invoice Amount 

2. Any kind of Travel / Health Insurance (Trekveda strictly recommend each traveller to please carry your own travel / health insurance)

3. Any specific Meals /Snacks / Beverages in during trip unless mentioned in cost include section

4. Any of Cost for Airfare, Train fare / or any kind of transportation reaching / departing from destination. (Can be arranged on request and at additional cost)

5. Any kind of medical expenses 

6. Any tips, laundry, Phone call, liquors, mineral water, camera fee or any other personal nature expenses.

7. Any other fee / charges not mentioned in the cost included section

Terms and Conditions

Confirmation Policy:

1. Payment can be done in parts.

2. After making your advance payment, you will get a confirmation email.

3. Once you make the 100% payment for your booking, you'll get the booking voucher containing all the information about your tour.

Payment Terms Policy:

100.0% of total tour cost will have to be paid 15 days before the date of travel.

Cancellation Policy & Charges

Cancelling a trip is like a real pain when you have been dreaming of it since a long time. But, to resolve it and to lesser your disappointment. We have a user-friendly cancellation policy for you. If you or any member of your group wants to cancel a booking, then you should notify us as soon as possible. You can notify us by phone, email or in writing. Your notice of cancellation will only take effect when it is received by us and will be effective from the date on which we receive it. If one or more member of a party cancel, it may increase the per person holiday price of those still travelling and you will be liable to pay this increase. Since we incur costs in cancelling your arrangements, you will have to pay the cancellation charges as follows:
1. If cancellation are made 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
2. If cancellation are made 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees. 
3. If cancellation are made 7 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 75.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees. 
4. If cancellation are made 0 days to 7 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees. 

How to cancel your Tour?
We don't want you to get into any situation where you need to cancel your tour, but sometimes things don't work the way we want. So no worries we have a most comfortable way for you.

1. Drop an email on cancel@trekveda.com.

2. Inform your tour expert about your cancellation and a reason for the same. Then they will help you with the futhure process.

What is Tour Voucher?

Tour voucher is your credit amount at Trekveda that you can redeem by tour in future with us within 1 year.

How to use Tour Voucher?
You can get in touch with our tour expert on given numbers 9821325153/54/56. They will help you in the redemption of your voucher.

Voucher Terms and condition:-

1. The vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of issue.
2. Unused values will not be refunded or attributed to any transactions after the expiry date.
3. The vouchers can be redeemed against any Tour / Trek operated by Trekveda, the rates will be applicable as on day.
4. The vouchers cannot be redeemed for cash, returned for a refund.
5. The Voucher can be transferred to your family members / friends, at a reduction of 45%.
6. The voucher can be redeemed for any Tour / Trek before 15 days of travel date, the base rates as on date will be applicable.
7. The voucher can be extended  30 days prior expiry date, for 03 months, 06 Month and 12 Month with reduction of 30%, 45%, 60% respectively.
8. Incase tour / trek amount exceeds the value of voucher, balance amount  must be paid by online banking, Google Pay and Paytm.
9. Trekveda reserves the right to cancel a voucher if we deem such action necessary i.e. after expiry date.
10. Trekveda can vary or replace these conditions from time to time (including to introduce new fees)

Note- The voucher is non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-extendable.

Other Tour Policies

1. Trekveda shall not be responsible for any change in the itinerary, Except where otherwise expressly stated in these Booking Conditions, we regret we cannot accept liability or pay any compensation where the performance or prompt performance of our contractual obligations is prevented or affected by “Force Majeure”, meaning any event beyond our control, the consequences of which could not have been avoided even if all reasonable measures had been taken. Examples include warfare and acts of terrorism (and threat thereof), civil strife, significant risks to human health such as the outbreak of serious disease at the travel destination or natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes or weather conditions which make it impossible to travel safely to the travel destination or remain at the travel destination, government action; industrial dispute; lock closure; natural or other disaster; nuclear incident; terrorist activity; chemical or biological disaster; closure of airports; fire; flood; drought; re-scheduling; or cancellation of flights or alteration of the airline; or aircraft type by an airline and unavoidable technical problems and all similar events outside our or the supplier(s) concerned control

2. If  there  is  any  unprecedented  hike  in  the  cost  of  transport,  Local  Union,  Government, Air (including fuel surcharge) or accommodation  made by any parties other than Trekveda. It will also affect the cost. The additional unprecedented cost will be the responsibility of the Client.

3. Please  note  the  quote for these programs has  been  quoted  and  calculated  as  per  the  current  tax  structure,  any changes/ amendments, increase in the tax structure, which will be imposed by the government of India, will affect the quotation and this will be additional cost to be borne by the clients.

4. We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred – directly or indirectly – due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipment’s, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.

5. The prices shown on this website are per paying person. We reserve the right to amend the price of unsold holidays at any time and correct errors in the prices of confirmed holidays. 

6. If you are forced to return home early and cut your holiday short we cannot refund the cost of any travel arrangements you have not used. If you cut short your holiday and return home early in circumstances where you have no reasonable cause for complaint about the standard of accommodation and services provided, we will not offer you any refund for that part of your holiday not completed, or be liable for any associated costs you may incur. 

7. We start planning your trip many months in advance. Whilst it is unlikely that we will have to cancel your holiday or make changes to it, occasionally we may have to do so, and we reserve the right to do so at any time. We also reserve the right to make changes to or correct errors in our tanneries and on our website. If we make an insignificant change to your holiday, we will make reasonable efforts to inform you or your travel agent as soon as reasonably possible if there is time before your departure but we will have no liability to you.

8. For wildlife tours obtain a valid permit before entering the wildlife reserve Park. Don't carry cigarette or match box During the Tiger Safari. Don't smoke or light fire, it can cause forest fire. Don't carry or play transistor or tape recorder inside the National Parks.

9. Jungle safari trips are accompanied by naturalist are allowed into the park at fixed timings. Wildlife safari timing in Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Park is just like most parks in the country. Timings for entry into, and exit from, the park vary according to the season. In winters, due to the shorter duration of daylight hours, the morning entry time is later and evening exit time is earlier.

National Park remains open for visitors from 15th October to 30th June of every year 

1. All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants’ safety, comfort & general wellbeing.

2. We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggages & personal property/s at all times are at the client’s risk.

There are some necessary details which required for safari reservation:

1. Full Name of every visitor
2. Age & Gender
3. Nationality
4. Any Identity proof details like Passport, Driving License, PAN Card or Voter
5. I D Card. Visitor is required to carry the same ID proof in original at the time of visiting the national park.

Risk and Liabilities - Clients shall agree that Trekveda shall not be held responsible for consequences of natural calamities, weather condition, failure of scheduled airline, detention and delays due to quarantine, strike, theft, force major, civil disturbance, government restriction or regulation, accident by aircraft, car, bus or any other form of transport relating to program schedule. The travellers understand that such situations may occur, and we will inform you of the situation as soon as we have knowledge of it. The right is reserved to cancel or alter any package as conditions require, all additional cost occurs in such case will fully be borne by the travellers. Also, Trekveda shall not be held responsible for any loss/damage of your personal belongings.

1. Where we start our tour?
The tour starts from Boat Safari at Sundarban.

2. Do I need to carry an identity proof?
Indian nationals need to carry any kind of photo ID proof, Foreigners need to carry their original passport with Indian Visa is Must. We do all the necessary permissions and permits.

3. Need to carry blankets and sleeping bag?
No need to carry sleeping blankets and sleeping bag

4. What kind of clothes do we have to carry for the trip to Sundarban?
For summers any kind of light clothes. During winter warm clothes it might get chilly.

5. Things to carry while the tour?
Facemask
Sanitizer
Camera
Binoculars
Hat/Cap
Comfortable foot ware

6. Is Tiger Sightseeing Guaranteed?
Yes, the tigers can be spotted. 

7. Is there any malaria or other epidemic in Sundarbans?
Absolutely no, there is no chance of getting infected by Malaria or any other epidemic. 

8. Are there any chances of tiger attacks on the boat?
There has never been one, and we don’t see any chance of it.

9. Do you allow alcohol in Sundarbans Tour?
No, alcohol is prohibited.

10. Are pets allowed at Sundarbans tour?
No, pets are not allowed there. 
 

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