Day 01 : Arrive Kolkata
On arrival our representative shall meet you at the airport to welcome you and transfer you to hotel. Overnight hotel. Kolkata, The City of Joy, in the state of West Bengal often known as India’s 300 years old cultural capital. It was here that in 1690 an agent of the London based East India Company Job Charnock, received permission to set up a factory in a village named Sutanuti, and that triggered the start of the British Imperial colonization of the Indian subcontinent.
Day 02 : Kolkata
After breakfast enjoy city tour of Kolkata - Birla Planetarium, Victoria Memorial and drive past the Fort Williams, the Howrah Bridge, the Secretariat Building and the Old Court House Street. Overnight Hotel.
Day 03 : Kolkata - Sunderbans Jungle Camp
Morning transfer to Sonakhali Jetty through beautiful countryside’s, rural bazaar with stopovers at local Fishermen’s village. Arrive Sonakhali and embark motorized boat. Briefing and interpretation by our local guide com naturalist – followed by 2 hours spectacular cruise through river Hogol, Gomor, Drugaduani and Gumdi. Optional stopover at Gosaba – one of the human settlements of Sunderbans to visit the house of Sir Danniel Hamilton – a Scottish banker who initiated the first co-operative movement of India here. Arrive Bali Island and check into Sunderbans Jungle Camp. Lunch at the Camp and followed by 3 hours birding and game cruise to Sudhanyakhali watch tower through creeks and canals. Return to Camp by evening – infotainment by our poacher-turned-guides over tea and snacks. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04 : Sunderbans Jungle Camp
Morning after breakfast full day came cruise and birding tour to Netidhopani watch tower (subject to weather permitting the same) including Crab catching and fishing expeditions from the fragile country boats. Evening return to Camp and experience the local rural theatre performed by the villagers. The theatre tells interesting story about the Tiger Lord, Forest God and Goddess, fishermen and honey collectors with lot of songs and dance. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05 : Sunderbans Jungle Camp
After breakfast a guided village walk in which participants are encouraged to have a close interaction and interesting encounters with the local villagers and their lifestyle, Local craft and cuisines indigenous farming and household equipments used by the villagers. Followed by a guided adventure cruise by manually oared country boat and a short cruise to Do Banki watch towre to enjoy a small canopy walk. Evening at leisure. Overnight at the Camp.
Day 06 : Sunderbans Jungle Camp - Kolkata
Morning proceed to Sonakhali by boat – arrive and transfer Kolkata and check-in to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay.