Tours

HILSA / ILISH FESTIVAL by LET'S MEET UP TOURS in SUNDARBAN

Activity Summary :

Break free from the commotion of the busy life to embrace the tranquillity of nature and enjoy the Hilsa Festival on board. Hilsa shad, Tenualosa ilisha. Hilsa is considered as one of the most tastiest fish due to its distinctly soft oily texture, mouth watering flavour and superb mouth feel. The fish is locally called "Macher Raja" means the king of fish. Let us take you a step closer to nature. Revive yourself from the busy schedule of life & Rejuvenate yourself for the challenges coming your way. Treat yourself with the serenity of nature amidst the magnificent flora and fauna of Sundarbans. The forests are the hub of various migratory birds such as Siberian Cranes, Yellow Wagtail, Wood Sandpiper, Eurasian Golden Oriole and many more.

Activity Day Wise Details :

Day 1 : Our Sundarban Tiger Reserve approved guide who awaits your arrival on the Steamer apprises you and keeps on providing information about this Unique Ecosystem as the boat cruises down the rivers Hogol, Gomar, Durgaduni and Gumdi and in about an hour and a half you would reach the Sajnekhali watchtower. Enroute enjoy birding and game cruise and try to sight wildlife from the Sajnekhali watchtower and also visit the Sajnekhali Museum, the River Terrapin Pond and Mangrove Interpretation Centre. Thereafter enjoy the Sunset over the Bird's Island / Jatirampur Bird's Sanctuary (As many other Tour operator's itinerary mention) outside the forest of Sundarbans and return to your resort for the night.

Overnight stay would be at the resort/Boat depending upon your prior choice.

Day 2 : The second day involves a full day cruise through the rivers and narrow creeks of the Sundarbans National Park as well as the World's Largest Mangrove Forest. Cross through the numerous creeks and canals of the Sunderban Tiger Reserve, notable among them being the Bonobibi Bharani, the Sundar Khali, Gazikhali, Chora Gazi Khali, Deul Bharani, the Pancha Mukhani (5 River junction) and visit the Canopy Walk and the watchtower of Dobanki. The canopy walk at Dobanki gives you an opportunity to view wildlife from a netted enclosure.

Overnight stay would be at the resort/Boat depending upon your prior choice.

Day 3 : Early in the morning, you may visit the village around the resort on your own and then start your journey to the Sundarban Tiger Reserve. This involves cruising through the creeks of Pirkhali and visiting the watchtower of Sudhanyakhali. Most of the tigers are sighted from the Sudhanyakhali tower. Some other wildlife like axis deers, wild boars and crocodiles may also be seen from this watch tower. we cruise through the creeks and canals of the Sundarban Tiger Reserve looking for a chance to spot the Royal Bengal Tiger and other wild animals and after lunch on the boat, at around 12:00 - 12:30 hrs, depart for Godhkhali. Arrive at Kolkata by about 16:30 / 17:00 hrs. Your Sundarbans tour ends with sweet memories.

Inclusions
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • 2-course dinner
  • 3-course breakfast
  • 3-course lunch
  • Driver
  • Professional guide
  • Transfer from Kolkata to Sonakhali/Godhkhali/Jharkhali and return by AC Vehicle.
  • Boat rent and boat charges for all the days
  • Welcome drinks (Non Alcoholic) on arrival.
Exclusions
  • All kind of personal expenses such as tips, laundry, telephone bills, and beverages.
  • It also does not include any meals unless and otherwise specifically mentioned.
  • Camera Charges, Optional, suggested or unspecified activities.
  • Insurance – Personal as well as Travel insurance. Let's Meet up Tours does not take any insurance on behalf of their guests. Guests are however advised to take the same of their own.
  • Collie and Porterage/ Van hire charges.
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Sundarbans is a NO PLASTIC ZONE.
  • Consumption of Alcohol drinks or any Narcotics is STRICTLY PROHIBITED ON THE BOAT. Consumption of Alcohol is allowed only at specified areas in the Resort or in the Resort Rooms. Carrying or consumption of Narcotics is strictly prohibited.
  • Please carry ORIGINAL PASSPORT AS WELL AS VISA during your travel and send us a scanned copy of passport and visa for forest permit BEFORE THE START OF THE TOUR.
  • Duration : 2N/3D
  • Availability date : 17th August, 24th August, 31st August, 7th September, 14th September, 21st September & 28th September 2018.
  • Charges : INR 5,700 + 5% GST per pax (Indian Nationals)
    USD 132 per pax (Foreign Nationals)
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Food Menu

Day 1
Breakfast
(Packaged from Kolkata)
Veg Sandwich
Dhokla
Chinese Samosa / Aloo Samosa
Sweet
Fruit Juice Tetra Pack
500 ml Mineral Water
Lunch Steamed Rice / Roti
Dal Fry
One Seasonal Veg Sabzi
Aloo Bhaja / Kakrol Bhaja / Baigun Bhaja
Sorse Ilish
Ilish Bhaja
Topse Fry
Green Salad
Papad
Chutney / Achar
Sweets
Evening Snacks Veg Pakora / Chicken Pakora / French Fries
Tea / Coffee
Dinner Jeera Rice / Roti
One Veg Curry
Desi Chicken Kosa
Egg Curry / Egg Fry
Ilish Bhaja
Day 2
Breakfast Luchi , Aloo Sabzi OR Kachuri, Aloo Sabzi
Boiled Egg / Omlette / Egg Burji
Tea / Coffee
Lunch Steamed Rice / Tawa Roti
Dal Fry
One Seasonal Veg Sabzi
French Fries / Aloo Bhaja / Kakrol Bhaja / Baigun Bhaja
Ilish Paturi
Kachu Sag Ilish
Ilish Curry
Green Salad
Papad
Chutney / Achar
Sweets
Evening Snacks Veg / Egg Chowmein
Tea / Coffee
Dinner Fried Rice / Tawa Roti
One Veg Sabzi
Chilli Chicken
Egg Curry / Egg Bhurji
Day 3
Breakfast Aloo Paratha with Dahi OR Chana Dal and Luchi
Boiled Egg / Omlette / Egg Burji (Any one as per Day's Menu)
Sweet
Tea / Coffee
Lunch Steamed Rice / Roti
Dal Fry
One Seasonal Veg Sabzi
Aloo Bhaja / Kakrol Bhaja / Baigun Bhaja
Doi Ilish
Ilish Kalia
Ilish Tok
Papad
Chutney / Achar
Sweets
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