For witnessing the true beauty of the magnificent mangrove forest, nothing can be compared with 3 days and 2 nights of river cruising around the Sundarban. M.V. Aral Sea cruise will provide a tremendous unforgettable trip. If this sounds like wishful thinking, be assured that the M.V. Aral Sea cruise can make it a reality for you.
We want to offer you to explore the beauty of the Sundarbans on our luxurious cruise ship.
M.V. Aral Sea cruise is a 3-decked ship made of steel capable of navigating rivers by Power Supply of 2 Nos. high KVA generator to ensure power supply of Japanese and England Origin.
It can roam around for 3 days and 2 nights while transporting 56 passengers. Our ship offers accommodation for 56 persons in 22 well-decorated rooms. Wide seating areas under the ship's open roof provide a comfortable spot to breathe fresh air, snack, chat with other passengers, and plan events in the boat. It has 22 rooms and in them, there are one Presidential Suites which has 1 Couple bed, Seven Honeymoon Suites which has 1 Couple bed, One Panorama King Suite which has Double Beds, Four Bridal Suites which has 1 Couple bed, One Ultra Deluxe King Suites which has Double Beds, Two Triple Super Deluxe which has 1 Couple bed & 1 Single Bunk Bed, Six Triple Standards Suite which has 1 Couple bed & 1 Single Bunk Bed. Every room has facilities like Spacious Rooms with modern interior decoration, Individual Air Condition in each room with control, Comfortable bed Sofa and Mirror, Cabinets for storage, Space for luggage keeping, Attached washrooms, Running hot water, Central Sound System for announcement Intercom & 24 hours room service.
The M.V. Aral Sea Cruise Sundarban has an open rooftop garden dining system with 56 guests dining facility at a time. M.V. Aral Sea Cruise has an expert chef for delicious food preparation.
Also, we offer 24/7 Tea Coffee, Juice BAR, Tea/Coffee BAR, Live Kitchen (Bar-B-Q & Nan) & Large Television for entertainment while dining and roaming around.
Also, the M.V. Aral Sea Cruise ship has a Multipurpose room in which 50-plus guests can be accommodated for seminars. It is well decorated multipurpose hall, Multimedia setup & good quality sound system.
M.V. Aral Sea Cruise Ship offers Entertainment to our guests with a reading corner, Plenty of open spaces for observation on the Bridge deck and main deck, a Wide Corridor and stairs, a Prayer Room, Dual entry points on the rear and bottom of the main deck, and Reception desk.
M.V. Aral Sea Cruise Ship is perfectly suitable for children. It has its Play Zone for Kids available on the Rooftop. Children can play Indoor games like Golf, Football, Chess, Ludo, Carrom, and Dartboards. M.V. Aral Sea Cruise Ship also has plenty of Baby Toys like Elephant Combo, Rock Rider Motorbikes, Blow Winner Horse, and Yao Yao Fish Rider.
The foremost concern of the ship's designers was the safety of its passengers, thus they included safety features in a wide variety of locations throughout the vessel like a life jacket, lifebuoy, and the large number of fire extinguishers, GPS, Rader, Echo Sounder, High range VHF, CCTV.
The memories you make during your short, but unforgettable trip of just 3 days and 2 nights, will stay with you forever. A truly unforgettable vacation is just a click away.
The best time to visit the Sundarbans is from mid-November to mid-February. During this time, in the morning, for a few hours, there might be fog, but gorgeous fog and migratory birds. Then the days are sunny and warm. And at night, sometimes the sky would be so clear that you would just lie down and try to find yourself among the stars. You’ll get to explore these spots in Sundarbans:
> Karamjol Wildlife Conservation Site
> Harbariya Eco-Tourism Site
> Jamtola Point
> Jamtola Sea Beach
> Kochikhali Wilde Life Point
> Kotka Sea Beach & Wildlife Point
> Tiger Point.
Day 1: Into the Wild
7 AM: Report on the boat at the jetty just beside Khulna city.
8 AM: Get settled, and breakfast will be served with a standard Bengali menu.
After breakfast, the ship will start cruising through the river towards Mongla to enter the Sundarbans. At noon, we should be crossing Mongla and entering the mangrove forest.
1 PM: Lunch will be served with a Standard Bengali Menu. We guarantee top-notch quality food available in that region!
We’ll make a stop at the Harbariya Eco-Tourism Center to get the first deep forest train experience in the Sundarbans. A 30 Min trek will be arranged through the mangrove accompanied by an armed forest guard.
5 PM: We’ll be reaching Kotka point and exploring the forest there, accompanied by an armed forest guard and a tour guide who will walk you through the history and characteristics of the mangrove forest. Before sunset, a wooden rowboat will take you deep into the canal, searching for wild animals. In the evening, most of the wild animals come near the banks of the canal to drink water. If you are lucky, you can easily watch lots of deer, monkeys, snakes, and crocodiles. We call it a silent boat ride. Imagine you are riding a boat silently rowing through the wild forest. Experience the breathtaking environment surrounded by wildlife and hear the birds chirping.
Return to the boat before sunset, and snacks will be served.
9 PM: Dinner will be served with a standard food menu. Spend the night in the cabin equipped with standard facilities.
Day 2: Mangrove Expedition with Royal Bengal Tiger
Try to wake up early in the morning to watch the beauty of the forest and birds. Breakfast will be served on your appetite. You will reach Jamotola Forest in the morning. Start hiking towards Jamtola beach. A sandy quiet beach where you’ll find a tremendous view of Sundarbans.
12 PM: Return to the boat and get freshen up.
01 PM: Lunch will be served on the boat.
Visit Kocikhali Point on the way and explore the deep mangrove.
After lunch, visit Kotka Wildlife Sanctuary and a silent boat ride through the canal to reach the mainland from the mother boat. Kotka watchtower offers a unique opportunity to experience a top view of the forest, and also, you might encounter wild animals coming closer to eat grass. If you are lucky might hear the roar of the Royal Bengal Tiger.
Return to the mother boat and enjoy the evening with snacks. Dinner will be served with Chicken BBQ, Paratha, and Soft Drinks on the boat. Spend the night in the cabin equipped with standard facilities.
Day 3: Lifestyle Expedition & Return with Memories
Try to wake up early in the morning to watch the beauty of the forest and birds. Breakfast will be served on your appetite.
Get another silent boat ride in the morning & lifestyle expedition.
01 PM: Lunch will be served on the boat with the standard Bengali menu.
In the afternoon, visit Karamjol Wildlife center. You’ll find information and animals of all species on the conservation site. Also, visit the crocodile breeding project in Karamjol.
05 PM: Check out from the ship and arrive at Khulna city. Roam around Khulna for a couple of hours. 08 PM: Dinner will be served with a Standard Bengali Menu.
By the end of the tour, You will be amazed to witness the drizzling and adventurous surroundings of this forest.