3 Nights & 2 Days
Gol Kanon Mangrove Eco Resort, Dacope, Bangladesh
Ever hear of Royal Bengal Tiger? Sundarban is the residence of Bengal Tigers! Sundarban is the largest mangrove forest in the world. The forest covering up to 10000 square kilometers of area. Sundarban forest was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. It is also a Ramsar Site. In this sundarban tour, you’ll be staying a unique eco-lodge, golkanon!
Gol Kanon Eco Resort is located at West Dhangmari, Mongla. Just half an hour from Mongla Port. The eco-lodge is located just the bank of Posur River. Sundarban is just the other side of the eco-lodge. So, you can have a tremendous view of Sundarban from the cottage. Gol Kanon Eco Resort is a community-based Eco-Tourism initiative. It is established by Relief International. The eco-cottage is marketed by Avijatrik Tourism. The vision of this project is to support local communities with a sustainable alternative livelihood. And while supporting ecotourism and wildlife conservation efforts.
– Visit Sundarban, the largest mangrove on earth while supporting ecotourism and wildlife conservation efforts.
– Visit Karamjol and Harbariya. Two distinctive locations are famous for wildlife exploration in Sundarban.
– Stay at the midst of Sundarban with a local family. We have a security protocol for you!
– Exotic local food and cultural program will surely amaze you.
Your trip will be started from Saydabad bus terminal riding on Non-A/C chair coach bus to Mongla Port.
The bus will leave at 9:00 PM from Dhaka and should be reaching at Mongla by 5 AM.
From Katakhali, a reserve sedan car will take you to the Mongla port. Its only half an hour journey.
7:00 AM: Boat journey to cross the Posur river in 10 minutes.
7:20 AM: Local transportation to reach Gol Kanon Eco Cottage. (20 minutes). You’ll be received by the local communities with flowers & refreshing coconut water. Upon arrival at the cottage breakfast will be served with 4-5 local food items.
1:30 PM: Lunch will be served with delicious local fish dishes and other food items. You’ll get a chance to experience at least 7-8 local exotic food items.
3 PM: A silent boat trip will be arranged to roam around the canals. Also, a small walk expedition on which the guides from local communities will be secure you.
6 PM: End of Silent boat trip and snacks will be served.
10 PM: Dinner will be served with 7-8 local food items. Night stay at ECO Cottage.
7 AM: Breakfast with local food items. (Egg, Ruti, Vegetable, Dal, Fruits).
8:00 AM: Boat trip to Karamjol and Harvariya will be started. A touring boat capacity of 15 people will be provided along with other precautionary equipment and a local guide. It’d take 40 min to reach Karamjol Wildlife Rescue Center and it’d take 3 hours to reach Harvariay Tourist Spot. On each spot, you’ll get 2 hours to roam around and explore the deep portion of the Sundarbans.
Lunch will be served on the boat.
5 PM: End of boat ride & start the journey to Khulna city by a reserve sedan car.
8 PM: Dinner will be served on the way at a local restaurant with Chui Jhal (A local traditional food item).
9 PM: Journey towards Dhaka by highway Non-AC chair coach bus from Khulna City.