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TOUR ITINERARY 1 - 3 Nights/4 Days Tour to the City of Joy (Kolkata Tour)

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Day 01: Kolkata

Arrive at Kolkata/Calcutta, the City of Joy, and then transfer to the hotel. Half day sightseeing includes Kali temple, Birla Planetarium, Victoria memorial, St.John’s Church, St. Paul’s Cathedral etc. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Kolkata

Full day city sight seeing of Kolkata. Morning visit the flower market and the Howrah bridge .Then visit Marble palace, Indian museum, Kolkata university and Bengali sweet making centre. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03: Botanical Gardens

Morning visit the Botanical Gardens which was founded in 1786 beside the Hooghly in Shibpur. The garden was started in order to promote Indian floral wealth covering 272 acres of land. The major tourist attraction of the garden is a 250-year-old, 98 feet high, banyan tree (Ficus Bengalhensis) with a circumference of 1,300 feet. Return to Kolkata. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04: Departure

The day is free for shopping or other independent activities. Board a flight from the airport for the onward destination in the evening.


TOUR ITINERARY 2 - Kolkata & sundarbans 4 Nights/5 Days

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Day 01: Kolkata

Arrive at Kolkata/Calcutta, the City of Joy, and then transfer to the hotel. Half day sightseeing includes Kali temple, Birla Planetarium, Victoria memorial, St.John’s Church, St. Paul’s Cathedral etc. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Kolkata

Full day city sight seeing of Kolkata. Morning visit the flower market and the Howrah bridge .Then visit Marble palace, Indian museum, Kolkata university and Bengali sweet making centre. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 03 : Kolkatta - Basanti Port - Sundarbans National Park

Drive from Kolkatta to Basanti port by car (3 hrs), passing through the picturesque countryside of Bengal. Start boat launch from Gosaba. A short ride by local rickshaw will take you to the entrance of the Sundarbans forest. Pay a afternoon visit to the forest museum & watch different species residing in the mangrove world of the Sunderbans. Spend evening at leisure. Overnight stay inside the Sundarbans forest lodge.

Day 04 : Sunderbans National Park

After breakfast visit the Sundarbans forest and enjoy a full day cruise by boat through the creeks of the dense forest. Visit Pakhiralya, Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower, Netidhopani Watch Tower & also other points of the Sundarbans forest. Enjoy an entertaining evening of special local religious / Kolkatta song “Banbibi Pala”. Dinner and night halt at forest lodge.

Day 05 : Sunderbans National Park - Basanti Port - Kolkatta

Early morning visit to the local village Rangabelia related with Tagore society for rural development project. After having lunch, transfer for Kolkata.


TOUR ITINERARY 3 - Sunderbans Jungle Camp – Kolkata (06 Nights / 07 Days)

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Day 01 / Arrival Kolkata

Arrive kolkata, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in kolkata. Kolkata,the city of Joy, in the state of West Bengal often known as India’s 300 years old cultural capital. It was here that in 1690 an agent of the London based East India Company Job Charnock, received permission to set up a factory in a village named Sutanuti, and that triggered the start of the British Imperial colonization of the Indian subcontinent

Day 02 / Kolkata

After leisurely breakfast enjoy the city tour of Kolkata - Birla Planetarium, Victoria Memorial and drive past the Fort Williams, the Howrah Bridge, the Secretariat Building and the Old Court House Street. Night stay in Kolkata.

Day 03 / Kolkata – Sunderbans Jungle Camp

Morning transfer to Sonakhali Jetty through beautiful countryside’s, rural bazaar with stopovers at local Fishermen’s village. Arrive Sonakhali and embark motorized boat. Briefing and interpretation by our local guide com naturalist – followed by 2 hours spectacular cruise through river Hogol, Gomor, Drugaduani and Gumdi. Optional stopover at Gosaba – one of the human settlements of Sunderbans to visit the house of Sir Danniel Hamilton – a Scottish banker who initiated the first co-operative movement of India here. Arrive Bali Island and check into Sunderbans Jungle Camp. Lunch at the Camp and followed by 3 hours birding and game cruise to Sudhanyakhali watch tower through creeks and canals. Return to Camp by evening. Night stay at the Camp.


Day 04 / Sunderbans Jungle Camp

Morning after breakfast spend full day on cruise and birding tour to Netidhopani watch tower (subject to weather permitting the same) including Crab catching and fishing expeditions from the fragile country boats. Evening return to Camp and experience the local rural theatre performed by the villagers. The theatre tells interesting story about the Tiger Lord, Forest God and Goddess, fishermen and honey collectors with lot of songs and dance. Night stay at the Camp.

Day 05 / Sunderbans Jungle Camp

After breakfast proceed for a guided village walk in which participants are encouraged to have a close interaction and interesting encounters with the local villagers and their lifestyle. Local craft and cuisines indigenous farming and household equipments used by the villagers. Followed by a guided adventure cruise by manually oared country boat and a short cruise to Do Banki watch towre to enjoy a small canopy walk. Evening at leisure. Night stay at the Camp.

Day06 / Sunderbans Jungle Camp - Kolkata

Morning proceed to Sonakhali by boat – arrive and transfer Kolkata and check-in to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay in Kolkata.

Day 07 / Kolkata - Departure

Transfer to airport to board the onward flight.