Places To Visit In Sundarban National Park

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Here are the top 3 tourist attractions to see in Sundarbans:

1. Marichjhanpi

117 km
from city center
1 out of 3
places to visit in Sundarbans

Marichjhanpi is one of the islands within India’s most famous mangroves - the Sundarbans. Being the location for Amitav Ghosh’s novel The Hungry Tide and a Bengali movie that is due to be released in 2020, Marichjhanpi is known as an island of atrocities.

2. Ghoramara Island

88 km
from city center
2 out of 3
places to visit in Sundarbans

Ghoramara Island is one of the tiny islands of the Sundarban delta, 92km south of Kolkata. The island is a victim of global warming, soil erosion and the ever-rising water-levels of the Bay of Bengal - and is shrinking at exorbitant rates.

3. New Moore Island

27 km
from city center
3 out of 3
places to visit in Sundarbans

New Moore or India’s Purbasha or Bangladesh’s South Talapatti is an offshore sandbar island off the coast of the Sundarbans. Two kilometres away from the mouth of the Haribhanga River, the 25,000sq.m. island was completely submerged under the Bay of Bengal waters for years.

FAQs on Sundarbans

How can I commute within Sundarban national park?

River cruises on boats are the best way you can enjoy Sunderbans.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Sundarban national park?

Day 1 - Start from Kolkata. Reach Gosaba and explore the villages around the forests. You can enjoy a boat ride in the river.
Day 2 - Start off early morning. Visit the watch towers in Sajnekhali, Sudyanakhali and Do Banki. The mangrove interpretation centre in Sajnekhali is a must-visit. These regions highlight different features of the huge jungle and are exciting to explore.