Sundarban National Park

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    Location: It is located at the Southeastern border of the 24 Parganas district about 110 km from Kolkata. The forest is mainly located at the junction of the Ganga and Brahmaputra rivers between India and Bangladesh

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2-3 hours

    If you have a desire to roam around forest jungles by boat in conjunction with walking to get thrilling adventurous experiences, Sundarban National park will fulfill all your enthusiasm. We are here to provide you with all the information about Sundarban National Park. It is the home of the Royal Bengal Tiger. If you enjoy your time with your family and friends then do visit Sundarban national park.


    The Sundarban Mangrove forest comprises an area of about 10,000 square kilometers. As the vast area of this forest is divided into the territory of two countries Bangladesh and India.

    The 6,017 square kilometers of Sundarban are covered by Khulna (a division of Bangladesh) and the left area is in West Bengal which extends over 4,260 square kilometers. The forest is grasped by thousands of rivers with many aquatic plants and creatures. It has a good number of one of the dangerous wildlife of river crocodiles with many other wild species. The main interest of this forest is  Royal Bengal Tiger as this jungle is their home. Besides many species of deer are found with many other living things of nature.  As the jungle covered a vast land the Sundarban embraced numerous numbers of trees. The most common among those trees are ‘Sundari’ and ‘Gewa’. The biodiversity aspect of Sundarban National Park cannot be explained in words without witnessing it in the eyes.


    Beautiful view of Sundarban National Park

    Sundarban National park is part of the Sundarbans on the Ganges Delta and adjacent to the Sundarban Reserve Forest In Bangladesh. Actually, it is covered by mangrove forests and is one of the largest reserves for the Bengal Tiger. The Sundarban National Park was declared the core area of the Sundarban Tiger Reserve in 1973, and a wildlife sanctuary in 1977. Later, on 4 may,1984 it was declared a national park. It is an area of 1330.10 sq. Km.UNESCO declared Sundarban National Park as a world heritage site.

    Inside/Outside Views

    The largest mangrove forest in the world

    The whole view of this park is beautiful.  The park is very well maintained.  Inside the park, you can see a lot of beautiful things. Inside the place, you can feel the silence of nature, the melodious singing of birds, the roar of motorboats, etc. Tourists can enjoy boat rides here. This park is full of a natural things. This national park is many things at once, a biosphere Reserve, a National park, and a Tiger Reserve. It is such the richness of This mangrove ecosystem. This place is worth visiting.

    Opening Hours

    Everyday 8am to 6pm this place remain open and close at Sunday.

    Entry & Others Fees

    For Indian’s it is 60/- per person and for foreigners it is 200/- per person.

    How to Reach

    The easiest route to Sundarban National Park is given below by  
    By Air: The airport is located at Dumdum in Kolkata and Bagdogra airport at Siliguri in North Bengal
    By Road: Few roadways helpful links to reach your destination perfectly by road

    Roadways links are collected from

    By Rail: The three major stations of West Bengal are:

    All these station tickets booking link:

    By Water: There are many rivers connected to the destination of Sundarban namely Hooghly and other rivers. So one can also travel by waterways. Below have some helpful links to reach your destination.

    Tips for Travellers

    You shold take a small bag Where you can carry your essentials things and take a small water bottle with you.Be carefull of boats.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Generally, every forest is risky if the visitors are not careful or do not maintain any kind of safety rules. Wild animals roam around the jungle, so it is a must for every tourist to ensure their own safety by following the rules and regulations given by the volunteers or travel guide.  Every day thousands of tourists visit Sundarban in both of the two countries and there is high security for all the tourists. It is safe to visit with friends, family, and near ones in Sundarban National Park.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in this place.

    Qus-03: What will be the best time to visit Sundarban Forest?

    Ans: The best month for visiting Sundarban National Forest are January – April & September – December.

    Qus-04: Why is it named ‘Sundarban’?

    Ans: The name is taken from ‘Sundari ’(Heritiera Minor) a mangrove plant that is found abundantly on Sundarban. The word ‘Sundari’ means beautiful so the jungle got the name from this plant. ‘If the word is translated to Bangla Sundarban means ‘Beautiful Jungle’.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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