The largest delta and mangrove swamp formed by the confluence of three rivers- the Ganga, the Meghna and the Brahmaputra, Sunderbans is a beautiful biosphere reserve in remote area of West Bengal. It has a 2, 585 square kilometer wildlife sanctuary, which extends to Bangladesh. This wildlife sanctuary is known to be world's largest estuarine sanctuary with having some of India's most interesting wildlife, and worth a visit for. Sunderbans is spread over a series of saline water channels and thickly forested islands. It also feature 'Sunderban Tiger Reserve' that is home to around 270 Royal Bengal tigers, wild pigs, spotted deer, monkeys, kingfishers, herons and white bellied eagles. You can also spot aquatic wildlife including Olive Ridley turtles, river terrapins, estuarine crocodiles, Gangetic dolphins, catfish, black finless porpoises, mudskippers, shrimps, crabs and lobsters in the Sunderbans. It is amongst the only UNESCO World Heritage site in the region. A trip to the Sunderbans reserve offers to be a once in a lifetime experience. So, explore Sunderbans holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in to get the best offer for your tour.
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One of the major tourist attractions of Sunderbans is its tiger reserve, where the great Royal Bengal Tigers are sheltered. You can come here to observe this royal tiger's day- to-day activities from a distance.
Bhagabatpur Crocodile Project:
It is a hatchery and a sanctuary of Sunderbans. Bhagabatpur Crocodile Project is the biggest estuarine crocodiles can be found here, which is the special feature of this tourist attraction.
Netidhopani is beautified by the mangroves of Sunderbans and the remarkable wildlife. Netidhopani is popular for the ruins of a 400-year-old temple that attracts tourists coming to Sunderbans.
Situated in the south of Sunderbans Tiger Reserve, Halliday Island is thronged by tourists annually. The Barking Deer can be found here. Besides, travelers can also check out Lothian Island Wildlife Sanctuary that is a must-visit place for bird watchers.
Pitali is beautiful small town on way to Sunderbans with warm-hearted inhabitants. This town is the ideal place to chill out.
It is a safe haven for Olive Ridley Turtles, which thrive in its beaches and shallow waters. These turtles, during their breeding season move toward to the beaches of Kanak, from far-away places located around Sunderbans.