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Sundarban Tours

Sundarban weekend package tour on every Thursday from Dhaka

Sundarban private tour for maximum wildlife safari during summer and autumn ( May to September )

our private tour to the Sundarbans for family / group at any date

The Sundarbans Ecosystem contains diverse flora and fauna is about 10,000 Sq. km of which roughly 60% lies in the south-west of Bangladesh is the world’s largest 35 species true tidal mangrove forest adapted aerial roots breath taking for respiration where living faunal diversity plays an important role in mangrove ecosystem. The Sundarbans is the magnificent rich wildlife conservation including Royal Bengal Tiger habitation area of local and global valued.

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The Bangladesh Sundarbans covers an area of about 6,000 Sq.km, of which 1,750 Sq. km is under water as rivers, canal and rest of the forest floor contain a wide range of precious natural products, such as timber for construction, fish, honey, nipa palm leaves for thatching, etc. A total 1,397 Sq.km of the three wildlife sanctuaries where wildlife are visible best there. The magnetic estuaries are Katka, Kachikhali and Heron point where Bangladesh responsible tour operators offers verities  package and private tours by many capacities of house boats that vary price as per standard of the vessel facilities.

Bangladesh Expeditions organize responsible private tours and weekend package tour departing Khulna or Mongla finally for 3 to 4 days manual wildlife expeditions in the estuaries.

  1. Dhaka – Khulna – Sundarbans by Volvo bus or train ( Katka and Kachikhali estuaries ) along with Harbaria Eco spot. ( 3 days / 4 nights ) @ 11,500 to 15,000 ( vessel quality varies )
  2. Dhaka – Hularhat – Bagerhat – Sundarbans by Rocket old steamer and sleeper train for 4 days / 4 nights @ 28,000 to 35,000 tk.
  3. Dhaka – Heron point – Katka – Dhaka ( 4 nights / 3 Days ) @ 12,500 to 16,000 Tk.
  4. Dhaka – Heron point – Katka – Dhaka by Non A/c bus based Mongla ( 5 nights / 4 Days ) @ 13,500 to 17,000 Tk.

Sundarban weekend Package tour itinerary:

Night – 1 on Thursday: overnight train or Volvo bus journey to Khulna.

Day-01 on Friday: early in the morning board into the Sundarbans tourist vessel either from Khulna steamer ghat or 1 hour car journey near about Sundarban at Mongla, the boat immediately start its cruise about to Katka, on the way we stop to get permission copy and forest armed guard joining in the trip usually.

Late in the afternoon on arrival Katka estuary just enjoyed spotted deer in the grass land from observation tower.

Day-02 on Saturday: early in the morning bird watching after breakfast a short visit to the Katka office back side en-route to Tiger hill where spotted many deer and Macaque under the keora tree which deer savoring.

A walk through jungle just 2.50 km for a silent sea beach and walk through beach trail, return to the boat having lunch meantime our boat started cruise through water bodies of the forest reaching by 2 hours and half for well worth visit at Kachikhali wildlife and Tiger point. The main activities are- walk through jungle deer spotting area and significant canal cruise in search of wildlife from our close, BBQ dinner.

Day-03 on Sunday: in the morning a cruise through Barrikal channel is narrow canal both side magical view and maximum endanger species spotted while 3 hours cruise up to Harbaria Eco tourism center. We walk dense forest on wooden path searching Tiger foot print in the muddy forest floor, return to have lunch, late in the afternoon visit Karamjal crocodile breeding center and in the evening after having snacks leave the boat at Mongla.

Package Price per person: BDT. 8,500 to 9,000 from Mongla

additional cost for transfer from Dhaka per person by Volvo @ 1300 Taka + Khulna to Mongla both way car rent 4000 taka

Tour Option -02: Expeditions best plan

Day-01: Mongla to Kachikhali wildlife estuary

on arrival Mongla board into tourist vessel that quickly started cruise to Kachakhali wildlife estuary, late in the afternoon ashore in the egg island silvery sandy sea beach, return to the vessel after sunset viewing over the forest.

Day-02: Kachikhali and Katka wildlife Tiger point

early morning bird watching and wildlife through canal by wooden silent boat, after an early breakfast a large trail through kachikhali jungle and long silent beach ( maximum 7-8km), the beauty of the trail memorable up to Katka, in the afternoon on arrival Katka lunch will be served.

In the afternoon after freshen up a short walk up to the Tiger hill on our way you find 300 deer and macaque under the Keora tree while Tiger see from 1km distance under the dense Tiger hill area, in the evening magnificent Katka canal boat trip spotting wildlife, birds and aquatic too. BBQ dinner.

Day-03: Barrikhal channel cruise and Harbaria Eco tourism center

in the morning bird watching once again or last night cruise back to Tambulbunia for breathtaking cruise through Barikhal channel and explore Harbaria Eco tourism center, ( opt for Katka to Mongla direct cruise ), in the evening leave the boat at Mongla

weekend Package rice per person: BDT. 8,500 to 9,000 from Mongla / Khulna

Price includes:

  1. All food for 3 days,
  2. permission, country boat, revenue,
  3. tourist vessel twin or double sharing accommodation in our 10 person or 22 person or 34 person capacities tourist boats.
  4. Katka + Kachikhali + Harbaria and Barikhal channel visit
  5. Experience tour guide and the trip in multiple plan within Unesco natural wildlife heritage listed area.

Food Menu: every day 3 meal with river fishes + meat (mutton / beef / chichken + dal vegetable + bottle water and dessert, BBQ dinner.

Option-03: Sundarban tour by air and rocket steamer 1st class

Duration: 3 days / 3 nights in sundarban boat + 1 night in Pashur hotel + Rocket steamer 1st class cabin for 1 nights

Mode of transport: Dhaka to Jessore by air and Hularhat to Dhaka by rocket steamer.

Places to expedition: Sundarbans ( Katka + kachikhali wildlife estuaries ) and Bagerhat world heritage site

Tour type: Private wildlife expeditions

Private Tour itinerary:

Day-01: in the evening our guide transfer to Dhaka airport catching domestic flight to Jessore, Upon arrival car drive ( 3hours and half ) to Mongla for night halt in Pashur hotel or boat for 2 hours cruise to Chandpai forest.

Day-02: if you stay in hotel early in the morning board on our Sundarbans cruising boat which immediately start its cruise about to Sundarbans in Katka where wildlife visible are best there, on the way you will cross dolphin sanctuaries in the water bodies and  both side wildlife forest attracts us inspiring to expedition Sundarbans again and again, at the end of the afternoon the boat will reach at Katka where we ashore with guide to observe the wildlife in the grassland surrounded by misty trees line viewed from observation tower.

Day-03: whole day in Katka and Kachikhali diverse wildlife and magical mangrove forest

Sundarbans is the unique ecological best place for bird watchers, early in the morning wake up with alarm sound for an exciting bird watching trip by silent boat through Katka canal / creeks chance to see the bird life and wildlife very close. Before entering in the canal right side sea faces mud flats where flying birds of prey hunting fishes and crabs. In the canal many species of birds you will find mostly brawn winged king fisher, ruddy king fisher deep of the creeks, racket tailed drongo, magpie robin, common king fisher, fish eagle on the top of die tree, bee eater and many if high tide closely viewed macaque and deer, green vine snake if low tides may find oriental small otters and pug print in the muddy bank, return to the boat having breakfast.

Only one hour time for walking through forest en-route to the Tiger hill we find many deer and macaque under the keora tree and our conducted guide will broken branch of the tree all of the deer eating with fear whilst finishing leaves.

Return immediately board to the boat having snacks heading for 7km ( both way) walking to the Jamtola beach trail through jungle.

En route to the beach In the grassland we may find deer, birds and many butterflies as total 37 species of butterflies under 7 families were recorded after 3.50km walk through picturesque scenery we wondered Katka beach where you find only dried trees and verities shell of Mollusks species. Return to the boat which start cruise to Kachikhali meantime lunch will be served on boat, it takes 2 hours and half and request to be look out may find obscure Bengal tiger swimming in the canal.

Upon arrival at Kachikhali Tiger point and the King cobra, we use our small boat to ashore of the Bay of Bengal. A few Mud skipper always you will see amidst water and mud bank.

Furthermore, here you may see a large crocodile in the mud bank

Our small boat leave us at jetty Walking through grassland spotted deer in several group stealthily eating grasses and wild boars are common in this forest carefully walk as poisonous snakes found several time in our past trip.

Before sun set a significant bird watching through Kachikhali fascinating canal  A brown-winged kingfisher whizzes by, heading before stopping to perch, enduring us closed view of its spurious wing and attracting red bill. May you must see a deer, we may also find Crescent Serpent Eagle, otters if low tides as many fishes.

A BBQ dinner will be served and our boat few hours back to anchor nearby canal.

We can happier if we could hiking Katka to Kachikhali through Jamtola beach and deep forest but this expeditions possible from December to March.

Day-04: bird canal expeditions + Berrikhal canal and Herbaria

Early in the morning bird canal expeditions where surrounding mangrove apple and mangrove trees very spectacular by bird watchers as maximum species of bird observe here, water monitor, rhesus macaque also common. Return to the vessel for heading Berrikhal criss-crosses canal where diverse wildlife marked from the boat. Both side green trees and wildlife attracts any travelers, we find masked fin foot, lesser adjutant and greater egrets, several time we found crocodile baking in the sun, water monitor lying in tree, macaque make your return journey memorable.

Late In the afternoon leave the vessel for Harbaria Eco tourism sight-seeing from wooden made path in search of Tiger foot print in the forest floor, continue on to the boat for Mongla for overnight stay in hotel Pashur.

 Day-05:  Bagerhat Heritage sites and Paddle wheel steamer cruise

our guide will outing you rocket for one hour car journey to the Ruins of Bagerhat are the remnants of the famous city of Khalifatabad from the medieval period established by Saint Ulug Khan Jahan. UNESCO declared World heritage sites- his sixty dome mosque although made many beautiful Mosque, we also visit Nine domed Mosque, lakes, the tomb of Khan Jahan Ali.

After visiting in short period having lunch and drive to Hularhat by A/c van by 01:30 PM for an exciting Paddle wheel steamer cruise globally known was launch in Bangladesh in the late 18th century by the British India General Navigation Railway Company built with unique design rare chance of sinking dilapidated torpedo-shaped two storey vessels comfortable as symbol of speed, safety and aristocracy once renowned and elite classes people cruises to Mongla and Khulna via Chandpur, Barisal and Hularhat. There were six paddle steamers built with steam engines from Europe and India now converted into diesel-run engines and electro-hydraulic engines. Presently only 4 paddle wheel steamer namely – PS Masud, PS Ostrich, PS Lepcha, PS Tern and introduced 2 new ships–MV Bangali and MV Madhumati launches according to the paddle steamer model operated from Dhaka every day except Friday started 04:00 PM from Badamtoli departing by 06:30 PM from Sadarghat terminal.

You will enjoy the rural rustic charms of the countryside while its cruise started from Hularhat by 14:00 hours and have dinner in fine dining.

Day-06: leave the rocket early in the morning at Sadarghat and our guide transfer you in hotel / residence.

This price only for foreigner

Private tour price per person: BDT.  (Transport : Rocket + Boat + Car + air)

02 person —03 person—04 person—05 person—06 person —10 person

$ 655 ……… $ 550 ……….$ 455…….$ 420………$ 390……$ 365 and $ 360

Note: we must use our 20 person capacities boat if 10 person

Price shall include:

  1. Cruise inside the Forest with exclusive tourist boat for 3 days / 3 nights
  2. hotel Pashur for 1 night
  3. all Food with heavy item
  4. All activities inside the forest as per itinerary.
  5. Small country boat to make trips inside small canals/creeks.
  6. Mineral water during the trip.
  7. Forest fees, permission & armed forest guard from the forest department
  8. An Experience tour guide during the trip.
  9. air ticket (Dhaka to Jessore)
  10. Rocket Cruise (Hularhat to Dhaka )
  11. A/C Van for sightseeing Bagerhat transfer and, entry fees.
  12. Jessore to Mongla by car

Price Exclude: tips and food during stay at rocket steamer and hotel.

Private tour  to Sundarban by air

Duration: 3 days / 2 nights

Day-01: Depart Dhaka by early morning flight by US- Bangla airlines to Jessore, Upon arrival our guide met and greets to Mongla where you board awaiting 20 person capacities vessel ( it takes minimum 3 hours A/c van drive ). the boat immediately start its cruise to south after 2 hours stop the boat for 10 minute at Chandpai Dolphin sanctuary while armed forest guard joining in the trip and resume the cruise to Kachaikhali / Katka, no activities in this day.

Day-02: On this day, we will offer different activities at around Katka & Kachikhali, like canal cruise for bird watching and walking through katka forest seeing many deer on the way to Tiger hill then Katka to Kachikhali best value wildlife and beach trail opt for a walking into the forest, sitting on the watch tower to have a look the wildlife, going into the beach and jungle grassland where spotted deer and wild boar.

late in the afternoon Adventure walking into the mangrove forest grasslands seeing many deer and wild boar at Kachikhali Tiger point.  Kachikhali canal cruise for birds watching in the evening. in the evening few hours cruise back to Tambulbunia.

Day-03:  a magnificent cruise through Barrikhal channel is very narrow meandering canal where often spotted few endanger species included Musket fin foot, egrets, crocodile, deer and Macaque, it takes 3 hours and half while we reached at Harbaria Eco tourism center searching Tiger foot print in the mud along the walk through wooden made path, in the afternoon we leave the boat at Mongla for A/c van journey to Jessore catching evening flight for Dhaka.

Private tour price per person – in US$

1 person–02 person—-03 person—-04 person —05 person —06 person

$ 1090———$ 600———-$ 490———-$ 420———–$ 390———–$ 370

Note: we use 1 A/c new shape 11 seated van for 8 person and if you are 10 person we must use 2 van.

Tour Price includes:

* Dhaka – Jessore – Dhaka return air tickets with low fair

* 3 days / 3 nights Sundarban cruise around Kotka, kachikhali and herbaria with berikhal channel.

* all food with BAR B Q dinner ( 3 meal and 2 snacks in a day, all time tea / coffee and bottle water, fruits, drinks

* Jessore – Khulna – Jessore by A/c 11 seated van

* Experienced basic English speaking tour guide.

Price Excludes: tips.

weekend package tour  to Sundarban by air 

Duration: 3 days / 3 nights

ThursDay-01: Dhaka to Jessore by air and car drive to Mongla 

Depart Dhaka by evening flight with US- Bangla airlines to Jessore, Upon arrival our guide met and greets to Mongla ( it takes minimum 3 hours A/c van drive ) where you will night stay in hotel Pashur deluxe room.

FriDay-02: egg island, wildlife Tiger point trail and canal cruise seeing wildlife

in the morning board into awaiting 10 or 20 person capacities vessel. the boat immediately start its cruise to south after 2 hours  the boat stop at Chandpai Dolphin sanctuary while armed forest guard joining in the trip, in the afternoon on arrival Kachikhali walk on Egg island sandy beach, walking in the forest in search of wildlife and before sunset Kachikhali canal cruise for bird and aquatic mammals watching,overnight in couple / twin cabin room of the boat at Kachikhali forest station.

SaturDay-03: Kachikhali to Katka majestic beach and wildlife trails 

On this day, early morning with boil eggs and banana / fruits / cookies a large trail Kachikhali to Katka 8km through wild beach and jamtola beach trail to Katka, we will offer different activities at around Katka & Kachikhali, like walking into the forest, sitting on the watch tower to have a look the wildlife, going into the beach through jungle grassland in a group.Adventure walking into the mangrove forest around many deer about to Tiger hill, Birds watching through canal in the evening by a country boat, in the evening few hours cruise back to Tambulbunia.

SunDay-04: Barrikhal channel and Harbaria Eco tourism centre

a magnificent cruise through Barrikhal channel is very narrow meandering canal often spotted few endanger species included Musket fin foot, egrets, crocodile, deer and Macaque, it takes 3 hours and half while we reached at Harbaria Eco tourism center searching Tiger foot print in the mud along the walk through wooden made path, in the afternoon we leave the boat at Mongla for A/c van journey to Jessore catching evening flight for Dhaka.

Price per person – in US$

1 person–02 person—-03 person—-04 person —05 person —06 person

$ 520——-$ 430——$ 370——-$ 350———$ 340———$ 325

Tour Price includes:

* Dhaka – Jessore – Dhaka return air tickets with low fair for 8 person

* 3 days Sundarban cruise around Kotka, kachikhali and herbaria with berikhal channel.

* all food with BAR B Q dinner ( 3 meal and 2 snacks in a day, all time tea / coffee and bottle water, fruits, drinks

* Jessore – Khulna – Jessore by A/c 11 seated van for 8 and 2 van for 10 pax

* Experienced basic English speaking tour guide.

Price Excludes: tips

Private sundarban tour from Mongla

if run by any interesting foreigners group or run for above group based 10 person or 22 person or luxurious 34 person capacities tourist boat

Price per person – in US$

1 person–02 person—-03 person—-04 person —05 person —06/07 person

$ 750——–$ 410———$ 340———-$ 290———$ 260———-$ 240

Price per person – in US$

10 person—-12 person—-15 person—-20 person —25 person —30 person

$ 190——-$ 200———–$ 180———$ 160———$ 175———$ 155

Note: we discount BDT. 5000 Taka if Bangladeshi group

 Option – 03: Sundarban leisure / adventure in 4 days

These trip cover more than classic trail in the forest, You will chance to more activities in and around Katka + Kachikhali + bird canal and Harbaria

Day-01: Depart Dhaka by early morning flight by US- Bangla airlines to Jessore, Upon arrival our guide met and greets to Mongla where you board awaiting 20 person capacities vessel ( it takes minimum 3 hours A/c van drive ). the boat immediately start its cruise to south after 2 hours stop the boat for 10 minute at Chandpai Dolphin sanctuary while armed forest guard joining in the trip and resume the cruise to Kachaikhali, before sun set evening bird watching through Kachikhali canal, overnight in couple / twin cabin room of the boat at Kachikhali forest station.

Day-02: On this day, we will offer different activities at around Kachikhali, like walking into Egg island sandy beach and the Kachikhali forest, bird watching through creeks if you wish large beach and jungle trail ( Kachikhali to Katka approximately 8km)

sitting on the watch tower to have a look the wildlife, going into the beach through jungle grassland in a group. Trail into the mangrove forest spotted many deer while you heading to Tiger hill, Bird watching through canal in the evening by a country boat, overnight at Katka forest station.

Day-03:  half day or full day at Katka and then return cruise to Tambulbunia

Day-04: a magnificent cruise through Barrikhal channel is very narrow criss-crossses and spotted few endanger species included Musket fin foot, egrets, crocodile, deer and Macaque, it takes 3 hours and half while we reached at Harbaria Eco tourism center searching Tiger foot print in the mud along the walk through wooden made path, in the afternoon we leave the boat at Mongla for A/c van journey to Jessore for catching evening flight to Dhaka.

Price per person: BDT. 30,000 ( if run by 8 or 10 person )

Note: we use 1 A/c new shape 11 seated van for 8 person and if you are 10 person we must use 2 van.

Tour Price includes:

* Dhaka – Jessore – Dhaka return air tickets with low fair for 8 person

* 3 days Sundarban cruise around Kotka, kachikhali and herbaria with berikhal channel.

* all food with BAR B Q dinner ( 3 meal and 2 snacks in a day, all time tea / coffee and bottle water, fruits, drinks

* Jessore – Khulna – Jessore by A/c 11 seated van for 8 and 2 van for 10 pax

* Experienced basic English speaking tour guide.

Price Excludes: tips