Sundarbans: Home of the Royal Bengal Tiger

Sundarbans (Bangladesh) is the largest mangrove forest in the world. It is located in the Ganges Delta, in India and Bangladesh. Mostly, these are seasonally flooded freshwater swamp forests located in a network of channels and branches of the river. Here is the home of the Bengal tiger - the best recommendation for adventure and extreme tourism lovers from a personal tour guide.

Sundarban (Bangladesh), named after one of the Sundari mangrove species, covers an area of ​​1395 square kilometers, about 60% of which are in Bangladesh and 40% in India. It is the home of the famous Royal Bengal Tiger and also the largest mangrove forest in the world. A beautiful river that cuts through the forest, the fog that envelops the thickets, and the mystery and unpredictability of the surrounding landscape create an ideal world for adventurers, carrying the spirit of adventurism, the spirit of travel, who drove the ancient discoverers out of the house. This wonder of nature, stretching for more than 80 kilometers from the Bay of Bengal, consists of a network of interconnected waterways. This strip of unknown paradise, gloomy and, at the same time, inspiring, rightfully takes its place among the seven natural wonders of the earth. Going to the Sundarbans, be sure to enlist the help of a personal tour guide Fazle Rabbi Robin - here you will need it like nowhere else, because in front of you is a real mangrove jungle!


Jungle and Tigers Sundarbans

A large number of wildlife and adventure lovers flock to the northwest of Bangladesh to see with their own eyes, at least once, the Royal Bengal Tiger, rare in our times, in its mangrove natural habitat. It's a miracle that these forests have the largest population of these royal creatures. And the delight and feeling of danger from tracking down this predator, and besides, a human hunter, in his native element cannot be expressed in any words. And, even if you don’t meet the tigers of the Sundarbans on the way, the impression of the trip is still along the canals and branches of the river surrounded by mangrove jungles is unforgettable. The beauty of the wild jungle will amaze you, and the surrounding landscapes will vividly remind you of scenes from the ever-popular Jungle Book. Be sure to stay close to your tour guide as one of the most dangerous predators in the world lives here.

As evening approaches, the herds of deer go to their shelters, and the mischievous monkeys, plucking, throw down the leaves of Keora. Traveling at night, looking at the sky, you will be amazed by the fantastic vision of the starry cover, addictive and bewitching, so much so that it will be difficult for you to tear yourself away from its contemplation and feel the real space and objects around you. You will understand why the Sundarbans inspire fear and awe in its inhabitants, imbued with the aura of danger and beauty of a real living wild jungle.

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Tourist season in the jungle

The cooler winter months - from October to February - are the most preferred time for tourists. The air temperature at this time of the year is relatively comfortable, and there is not much rain. Harvest of honey, unfortunately, will be only by April.


Flora and fauna of Sundarban (Bangladesh)

The Sundarbans were declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1966. Currently, there are about 400 Royal Bengal tigers and 300 sika deer. In addition, a great variety of species of mammals, reptiles, birds, insects, and fish live here. More than 260 species of birds and 120 species of fish can call the Sundarbans (Bangladesh) their home. When traveling with a personal tour guide, be sure to ask him to show you river dolphins ( Platanista gangeticus ), it will not be difficult to meet them, because most of the tour is carried out on a boat. It is also estimated that at least fifty species of reptiles and 8 species of amphibians live in these parts. And the species of Salted Crocodile, which is in danger of extinction and is listed in the Red Book, lives only in these forests and nowhere else in Bangladesh. However, when you meet this huge predator, you will already be in danger, because this reptile reaches 5-6 meters in length and is very dangerous for humans. The forests of the Sundarbans (Bangladesh) have also gained popularity among botanists for their rich flora, representing exceptional specimens of flora. The best known are "Sundari" ( Heritiera fomes ) and "Geva" ( Excoecaria agalloc).

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The most popular places in the Sundarbans region (Bangladesh)

Most popular with tourists: Katka, Dublar Char Island, and Cape Hiran Point. The skating rink is one of the most beautiful places in the Sundarbans region, the local sunrises and sunsets are especially beautiful. A wooden observation tower has been erected here, from which you can observe the amazing transition of day into night and back. Ask a private tour guide to show you the famous beaches where you can not only swim but also meet a wide variety of fauna living in the Sundarbans reserve (Bangladesh).


Excursions: Dublar Char Island, Cape Hiran Point

Dublar Char is an island famous for its fishing. Excursions here are very popular among fans of active tourism, but not only. Large herds of spotted deer live here. And, coupled with impressive landscapes, it's just a paradise for lovers of photography and videography.

One of the most visited tourist places in the Sundarbans (Bangladesh) is Hiran Point. Among the local population, it is better known as Nilkamal and is one of the places listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. However, beware of tigers and crocodiles, because predators are still predators in protected forests. Consult a hired private tour guide for even more points of interest in the area such as fishing villages, ranger stations, and deer breeding grounds.

The spirit of the pioneers Sundarbans (Bangladesh)

It seems that for adventurers and lovers of extreme tourism, Sundarban (Bangladesh) is an ideal place where every sound and rustle will keep you on your toes. Waiting for the appearance of predators, the roar coming from the jungle, and the nightly concert of owls, under which you will fall asleep, will create an atmosphere that is so attractive for a real pioneer and traveler.



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