Located in the state of West Bengal, the Sundarban National Park is a Tiger Reserve, and a Biosphere Reserve. Sundarban is renowned for an enchanting preserve for the Royal Bengal Tigers. The Sundarban National Park is located in a spectacular natural setting of Sundarbans delta which is formed by the Ganges River together with the Brahmaputra and filled with lush vegetation, islands of salt-tolerant mangrove forests that make it the largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world. Apart from the Royal Bengal Tigers, the Sundarban National Park is home to wide range of fauna, including 260 species of birds, aquatic mammals and other endangered species such as the estuarine crocodile and the Indian python. It has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987. The other fact about the Sundarban National Park is that two-third of the Sundarbans is in Bangladesh and the remaining third in West Bengal, India.
Temperature: Summer: 42-37C and Winter: 29-9.2 C
Season: September to March
Clothing: Summer- Tropical / Cotton, Winter- Woollens
Languages spoken: Bengali, Hindi, English
STD Code: 03219
How to Reach
Air: Nearest airport is Kolkata that is connected by flights from major cities of India.
Rail: Sundarbans is accessible only by riverine waterways. From Calcutta there are suburban trains to Canning.
Road: From Canning buses are available to Namkhana, Raidighi, Sonakhali and Najat from where motor launch services are available for Sundarbans. Also, these points are well connected to Kolkata by roads.