All the wildlife enthusiasts looking for an authentic, in-depth tryst with the wild, head to region with the largest mangroves in Asia – the Sundarbans. And Sundarbans National Park in particular if you’re obsessed with animals such as the tigers, crocodiles, turtles, spotted deer and rhesus monkey among many other. A tiger and biosphere reserve – The park was established as a national park in 1984, before which it was just a wildlife sanctuary for the longest time.
The land of tigers – Sunderbans National Park covers an area of approximately 1,355km. The most preferable time to visit this park is between the month of September and May. If you visit in winter months you will see the Royal Bengal Tigers sun-bathing on the banks of the river. Other chief wildlife species that you will spot here are macaques, Indian grey mongoose, leopard cat, ridley sea turtle, wild boar, jungle cat, fox, flying fox, fishing cats, chital, pangolin among many others.
Sunderbans in West Bengal is a place of incredible natural beauty and mangrove habitat, and travelling here is sure to bring you close to the nature. Apart from exploring wildlife, you could glide across the river in boats or even take nature walks to make some wonderful memories. Away from the hustle and bustle of city; the vibrant bees and chirping of birds will calm your mind like never before. The Sunderbans delta is spread over India and Bangladesh; formed over two great Indian rivers- the Ganga and the Brahmaputra that converge on the Bengal basin.