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. The Sunway Cruise Sundarbans will provide a tremendous unforgettable trip. If this sounds like wishful thinking, be assured that the Sunway Cruise Sundarbans can make it a reality for you.
Sunway Cruise Sundarbans is 3 decked ship made of steel capable of navigating rivers for 3 days and 2 nights while transporting 52 passengers. Wide seating areas under the ship's open roof provide a comfortable spot to take in the fresh air, snack, chat with other passengers, and plan events on the ship. It has 22 rooms, there is 1 V.I.P. couple bed (A/C) with an attached bathroom, 6 cabins that have couple beds (A/C) with an attached bathroom, 2 cabins that have a single bed with an attached bathroom, and a single cabin which has two couple beds with an attached bathroom. On the second floor, there is 2 cabin which has two couple beds and 8 cabin which has twin beds. The second floor has a common bathroom facility. On the 3rd floor, there are 2 cabins which have 4 bunker beds with a common bathroom. This ship has a small seating area on the entry and an open roof on the 3rd floor with a large seating area that allows guests to enjoy the true beauty of nature. There is a large sound system set up in a restaurant setting for the benefit of the diners. There's a nice open lounge area within the ship with nice lighting and comfortable seating towards the ship's center. The entire vessel is equipped with amazing amenities and styled in a way that is sure to catch your eye.
Each bedroom has large windows that let in plenty of natural light. Mornings spent gazing out at the natural world have a way of making you forget about the stresses of the day. 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 life jackets, lifebuoys, and a large number of fire extinguishers.
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 Sundarban 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 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 Bengali 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.
Noon: 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.