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Sundarban

Sundarban is the world’s largest mangrove forest. It is famous for the Royal Bengal Tiger, there are about 400 Royal Bengal Tiger in this forest. You can also find beautiful spotted deer in this forest as well as crocodiles, varieties of birds , monkey and many other wild animals. Sundari tree a type of mangrove that is extensively found here. The main place of Sundarban is Harbaria, Katka, Kachikhali, Hiron point. The main attraction of Sundarbans are wildlife photography including photography of the famous Royal Bengal Tiger. Here you will enjoy wildlife viewing, nature study, meeting fishermen, wood-cutters and honey-collectors as well as peace and tranquility in the wilderness. Every year thousands of locals and foreigners come to Bangladesh to visit  this unique mangrove forest and they enjoy its dazzling beauty very much.

    • Location Sundarban, Khulna
    • Climate Full monsoon is from June to September. The annual rainfall average between 65" and 70". During ebb tide the forest becomes bare by 6-7 feet and at high tide (30 miles and hour) the entire territory of the forest floats on water.
    • How to get there

      Direct bus service is available between Dhaka and Khulna. It may takes 7-8 hours to reach Khulna. After get reach at Khulna you have to go Mongla, You can get to Mongla by bus within 3 hours. From Mongla you have to hire a small engine boat or launches to get Sundarbans. It take 2-3 hours to get “Harbaria Ecotourism Center”. Usually it takes 6 to 10 hours journey by launch from Mongla to Hiron Point or Katka.

    • Where to stay

      A three storey Rest House of Mongla Port Authority is also available, where tourists can plan their stay, however prior booking is required. But it is also possible to stay in launch at night as well as there is fooding facilities.

      There are also many residential hotel in Khulna and Mongla town. you can stay there.The hotel rent is reasonable over there.

    • Entry Permits/Fees

      Must get permission from Harbaria Forest Office for 1 day tour. If you go for 2 days or more then get permission from the Divisional Forest Office, Circuit House Road, Khulna. Required entrance fees for visitors, vessel or boat payable at the relevant forest station/range office. For Bangladeshi people have to pay 50 BDT and Foreign tourist have to pay 700 BDT. Additional 100 taka will have to pay if you carry camera.

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