Day-1 Arrival at Kolkata Arrive at Kolkata. Kolkata is capital of West Bengal and a city renowned for its colonial character, cuisine and riverside character.
Day-2 Half day Sight seeing of Kolkata Undertake Half day sightseeing of Kolkata that comprises Victoria Memorial, The Mother house, St Pauls Cathedral and St John's Church. Experiential travellers can opt for a heritage walk and guests with an interest in ethnic cuisine can opt for a cuisine tour.
Day-3 Travel to Sunderbans (Road and Boat ride). Evening visit to reserve forest area. 8.00 A.M. : Departure from Priya Cinema near Deshapriya Park located in South Kolkata, West Bengal India.
12.00 A.M. : Arrival at Gothkhali (Here the road journey ends and the cruise to beautiful Sunderban begins).
12.30 P.M. : Departure by Boat for Dayapur.
1.30-2.00 P.M. : Arrival at Resort.
3.30 P.M. : Departure by boat for Sajnekhali Tiger Project Area for viewing Wild life, Sajnekhali Museum, Mangrove Interpretation Centre & Watch Tower.
5.30 P.M. : Return to Resort.
6.00 P.M. : Enjoy a Panoramic View from Watch Tower. Evening Get-Together. Folk Dance by Local Artists/ Wild Life Movie and Bonfire
Day-4 Boat Cruise inside creeks and dense forest. Evening Village visit. 7.30 A.M. : Boat Cruise inside creeks and dense forest (breakfast on boat during cruise) through numerous rivers while visiting Dobanke - the caged canopy walkway inside the forest (experience the life in which caged animals live in, while getting an all-around view of the forest). Also visit the Spotted Deer Rehabilitation Centre. After which we cruise through Matla Sea Face (the point from where Bay of Bengal can be seen) – back through the 5 river junction - to Pitchkhali. Return for Lunch. 4.00 P.M. : Promenade around the Neighbouring village to interact with the Local Community at a typical Sunderban settlement to understand their local Art, Culture and Way of Life (how man and tiger coexist in such a difficult terrain.) In simple words a “Rendezvous with the Rural Bengal.” 5:30 P.M. : Folk Dance by Local Artists/Wildlife Movie.
Day-5 Visit to Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower and Cruise through Rivers and Narrow Creeks before departure. Kolkata arrival by evening. 7.15 A.M. : Visit to Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower and Cruise through Rivers and Narrow Creeks of Pitchkhali- Sarakhkhali-Sudhanokhali- Bonobibi Dharani (narrow creek) and visit the Watch-Tower followed by a cruise around the Islands of the Sunderban Tiger Project Area. Return by 10 AM 11.50 P.M. : Departure for Gothkhali by Boat. 3.00 P.M. : Arrival at Gothkhali. 3.30 P.M. : Departure for Kolkata. 6.30 P.M. : Arrival at Kolkata
Day-6 Departure Depart from Kolkata
Kolkata - Kolkata is capital city of West Bengal. Kolkata is typically visited as a transit destination for visiting other parts of East India. Kolkata lies in close proximity to Sunderban, a world heritage site having Royal Bengal Tigers and hence is visited as a part of fixed 2-night itinerary from here.
Sunderbans - Sundarbans is the largest mangrove forest in the world and part of UNESCO heritage site. These Forests are home to Royal Bengal Tigers, birds, spotted deer, crocodiles and snakes. The area is excellent for bird watching.