About Sundarban Royal Bengal Tiger Sanctuary
The word "Sunderban" is derived from sundari and ban. The combined ward Sundarban means "the forests of sundari" that is an obvious reference to the large mangrove trees. Sundarban was established as a National Park on May 4, 1984. Sundarban has an area of 1,330 sq km park area and about 2,585 sq km of reserve area. This Sanctuary is situated at a height of 0-10 m above the sea level. The annual Rainfall of this area is about 1,108 mm. The maximum temperature of this area is 42°C in Summer Season and 9.2°C in Winter Season. The Sundarban National Park was designed for Tiger reserve in the year 1973 and after this a wildlife sanctuary was created in the year 1977.
Main Attractions of Sundarban National Park
The main attraction of the National park is, it is the biggest Sanctuary of Royal Bengal Tigers in all over the world. Also many birds such as the Kingfisher and White-bellied Sea eagle add a brilliant burst of colour to this park. It is also a park of many beautiful animals. Such as spotted deer, boar, monkey, crocodile, python, Salvatore lizards, and a wide range of water birds etc. They are adding a beautiful atmosphere to this Sundarban National Park. Also the Bhagabatpur Crocodile Project is very nearer to this park. So it is one of the most attractions of Sundarban National Park.
Places to stay in Sundarban National Park
There are many Hotels and Lodges nearer to this park. There are also many travel and tour facilities available in this park. They also offers many attractive things such as Cruises facility and local food facility to their clients. So it is easy to stay there and take the joy of Nature in this world class National Park.
How to Reach in Sundarban National Park
Reach Sundarban By Road
Sundarban is located at a distance of 105kms from Namkhana, 100 kms from Sonakhali, 76 kms from Raidighi, 64kms from Cannin and 92 kms from Najat. So it is easy to reach there by Bus or taxi.
Reach Sundarban By Railway
There are many facilities for Railway Traveling. From Calcutta there are suburban train to Canning and buses to Namkhana, Raidighi, Sonakhali and Najat from where Motor launch services are available for Sundarbans. So it is also easy to travel through Rail.
Reach Sundarban By Air
The nearest airport is Calcutta which is 131 kms from Sundarban National Park which is connected with all major cities in India. So it is also a easy media for Traveling to the Sundarban National Park.