Boats and Small Ships - Only Modes of Transport in Sundarban Forest
Dobanki Camp Entrance in Sundarban National Park
Sundarban has been Declared as the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997
Sundarbans lies on the Delta of Rivers like Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna
Big Croc at Sundarban Crocodile Breeding Center
A Mudskipper Found at Sundarbans National Park
Blue-eared Kingfisher Spotted at Sundarbans National Park
Chittal Deer Spotted at Sundarbans Ecosystem
How To Reach Sundarbans
How to Reach Sundarbans
Safaris are available both from Kolkata and Dhaka into the Sunderbans. Boat Safaris are enjoyable and an interesting experience. From Kolkata, suburban trains can take you to Canning (64 km) from where launch services are available for Sundarban. Otherwise, you can take buses to reach Raidighi (76 km), Najat (92 km), Sonakhali (100 km) and Namkhana (105 km) from where motorboats will take you to Sundarban.
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How to reach Sundarbans by flight
The nearest airport is the Netaji Subhash Chandra International Airport in Kolkata. The airport is well connected to major cities of India through regular flights of various carriers. Cabs can be hired from the airport to reach Sundarbans which takes around 3 hours to reach.
Nearest Airport: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU)
- 129 kms from Sundarbans
Tentative return flight prices to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU) from major cities in India.
How to reach Sundarbans by road
Sundarbans is well connected to neighboring cities in West Bengal by a good network of roads. One can take a bus or car till Sonakhali, Godkhali, Namkhana, Canning, Raidighi or Najat and proceed up to Sundarbans through motorboats.
How to reach Sundarbans by train
There are no direct trains to Sundarbans. The closest railway junction is Sealdah. One can reach Sundarbans via Canning by boarding one of the regular local trains running between Canning and Kolkata.
Local transport in Sundarbans
River cruises on boats are the best way you can enjoy Sunderbans.