Best Sundarban Tour Package
Here is a guide how to select best Sundarban Tour package for your holidays.
First thing first … Short Time Long Tour
Decide how long you want to spend in Sundarban. If you have very short time (few hrs.) then you can plan from Single day Sundarban Tour Package.
Single Day Sundarban Tour Package : This package is most popular among the travellers who are spending few times in Kolkata. This package mostly comes with private tour option. As this is not regular package. Sundarban Single Day program starts from as early as you can starts Sundarban tour from Kolkata. If you depart from Kolkata early morning like 5 am it will be great Sundarban Tour for you.
Distance : From Kolkata to Sundarban near about 70 km by car and it will takes around 2 hrs. 30 min.
Boat Fare : For a Single day tour journey boat fare is about Rs. 6000/- + permission cost (BLC) + Members Permission Charge + Guide Charge
Lets calculate a figure : If you are a group of 4 Travellers, then the charges only for boat and permission is Rs. 6000 + Rs. 2000 (Approx).
Foods: Now come to the important point for Day tour, i.e. Foods. Most cost effective method is to carry dry food with you, unless you need to hire a cook, utensils, Gas Cylinder, moreover the ingredients of preparation of the food, i.e. vegetables, fish, meat etc.
If you have a big group then the boat fare may be divided by all of you.
Destinations cover by this package: If you entering in Sundarban within 9 am then, three major watch towers may be cover in this package. 1) Sajnekhali Watch Tower 2) Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower 3) Dobanki Watch Tower. It is completely depends on the timings. If give more time the chances are more high that you cover all those above mentioned spots in a single day Sundarban Tour.
Advantage of Single Day Sundarban Tour package:
- You don’t need to stay long time
- Cost effective for a big group
- Full privacy as this tour comes with private option.
- Single day light spending
Disadvantage of Single Day Sundarban Tour Package
- Costly for small group
- Chances of availability in sharing tour is very low.
- Without food (if you curtle the cooking costs).
- 5 Hrs car journey and 8 hrs boat journey.