The Sundarbans is one of the largest mangrove estuarine forests in the world located in the south west part of Bangladesh, in the district of greater Khulna. The total land area is about 38,000 square kilometers. Sundarbans is a large block of littoral forests. The Sundarbans is a land of mystery. Cloaked in tangled mangrove roots and constant moisture, even the words meaning is uncertain. The name “sundarban” is translated to mean “beautiful forest”.
Badabon Eco Cottage is the right place to stay over if you are traveling to Shundarban. Badabon eco cottage started its journey as a community tourism eco cottage in January 2018. It offers you the best services at a reasonable price. Unlike most other cottages in Shundarban Badabon eco cottages has a solar system which provides electricity to the tourists. The food is delicious, services are pretty good and the cottage authority has their own local guide to make sure that tourists can enjoy the best experiences.
Badabon Eco Cottage is in Mongla at south Chilla. The roof of the cottage is made of Nipa-palm and with wooden floor. So the tourists can enjoy the nature and its life to the fullest. The cottage has two rooms, each room contains two beds. A total number of 10 people can stay here. The scenario of the cottage is magnificent. The green heaven of mangrove is surrounded by the cottage, there is a pond in front of the cottage and to enjoy the scenario and fresh afternoon air, you can have a sit on the beach chair. Truly, the beauty of Badabon eco cottage will mesmerize you.
This tour offers you a perfect opportunity to explore Sundarbans with locals. And get the best out of your holiday staying with local community, close to nature. Imagine you are living at the heart of the largest mangrove forest on earth!
6 Person: BDT 5500 per person
8 Person: BDT 4900 per person
10 Person: BDT 4600 per person
12 Person: BDT 3950 per person
1 Person: BDT 18000 per person
2 Person: BDT 11000 per person
3 Person: BDT 9000 per person
4 Person: BDT 7500 per person
Your trip will be started from Saydabad bus terminal riding on A/C or 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 Mongla, 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 river in 10 minutes.
7:20 AM: Local transportation to reach Badabon 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 arrange 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 Lodge.
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 the each spot you’ll get 2 hours roam around and explore the deep portion of the Sundarbans.
Lunch will be served on the boat.
5 PM: End of boat ride & start 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 A/C or Non A/C chair coach bus from Khulna City.