To get away from the busy chaotic city-life and experience an amazing and spine-thrilling holiday, one must definitely explore nature at its wildest best. The Sunderbans, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
, is an enchanting mix of mangrove forests, inland waterways, mudflats, innumerable flora and fauna. A haven for the endangeredRoyal Bengal Tiger
, the Sunderbans is a national park, tiger reserve and a biosphere reserve. It covers a total area of nearly 10,000 square km and has been listed in the New 7 Wonders of Nature
. One can relish a superb holiday while staying at the numerous accommodations in Sunderbans
A number of budget and star-rated properties in the vicinity of the forests takes care of the demands of its numerous admirers. A list is furnished below for your reference:
- To enjoy a wonderful stay with lavish supplements, the Sunderbans Tiger Camp, luxury accommodation in the mangrove-forests, is at your service. It is well-maintained with amazing view and facilities to keep its guests delighted and entertained.
- Royal Group Mangrove Wild Resort and Royal Group Hotel Dolphin are wonderful 3-star hotels in Sunderbans that ensures their guests a peaceful and comfortable stay amidst adventure and thrill.
- With decent arrangements and wonderful services, affordable Sunderbans hotels namely Tiger Land Resort and Suranjana Holiday Resort are highly preferred by budget-seeking tourists.
Sunderbans is the largest, single, tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world and houses nearly 334 species of plants with theSundari Tree
as its main characteristic feature. It is home to a rich wildlife habitat with an abundance of fishing cats, macaques, flying foxes, pangolins, spotted dear, wild boars, chital deer, saltwater crocodile, mugger crocodile, gharial along with a myriad of birds, amphibians, fishes and reptiles. While Sunderbans National Park
and Sajnakhali Wildlife Sanctuary
are in West Bengal, Sunderbans East, Sunderbans South
andSunderbans West Wildlife Sanctuaries
are in Bangladesh. The main deities worshipped in the region are Manasa Devi, Bonbibi
and Dakshin Rai