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Katka

Katka is one of the most popular spot of Sundarban. There is a wooden watching tower of 40 ft. high from where you can enjoy the scenic beauty of Sundarban. A beautiful sea beach is there also, you will enjoy while you are walking to go the beach from the watching tower. Verities birds, deer, tiger ,crocodiles are visible in this spot. Vast expanse of grassy meadows running from Katka to Kachikhali (Tiger Point) provide opportunities for wild tracking.

    • Location Sharankhola range,Sundarban
    • Climate Climate is moderate here. Air is humid. 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 Sundarban. It take 2-3 hours to get “Harbaria Ecotourism Center”. Usually it takes 6 to 10 hours journey by launch from Mongla to Katka.

    • Where to stay

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

      There are also several private hotels and restaurants in Mongla town to stay and have food.

    • 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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