A mangrove area in the delta developed by the concurrence of the three rivers Brahmaputra, Padma, and Meghnain the Bay of Bengal, Sunderbans is an enchanting forest. Spread across an area of 139,500 ha (539 sq mi)the Sunderbans spans from the Baleswar River in Bangladesh's division to the Hooghly River in West Bengal. It consists of bothopen and closed mangrove forests, land used for agricultural purposes, and barren land, and is traversed by multiple abounding streams and channels. Sundarbans is home to the world's largest area of mangrove forests. There are four protected areas in the Sundarbans that are registeredin the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, they are the Sundarbans West, Sundarbans South, Sundarbans East, and Sundarbans National Park.
Situated in West Bengal, Sunderbans is also known for its rich diversity of Flora and Fauna Kindom. Known for having wildlife including Bengal Tigers, leopards, macaques, wild boars, foxes, Indian grey mongoose, jungle cats, crocodiles, etc. Sunderbans Forest is also preferred for Camping and Wildlife Safari.
Surrounded by the dense mangrove forest and cascading streams, camping in Sunderbans is itself an amazing experience to explore. One can get ample opportunities to explore the beauty of nature in a calm and soothing environment by listening to the melodious sound of the chirping of birds. One can opt for solo camping or also enjoy the luxurious camp experience with the accommodation provided by the Sunderbans. One of the best camping facilities is provided by the Sunderbans Jungle Camps. Surrounded by tall palm trees edged near the pond, Sundarbans Jungle Camps is one the most comfortable and picturesque wildlife lodges in the Sundarbans National Park, West Bengal. The resort is built in such a perfect location that one can explore the naturally rich flora and majestic fauna of the world’s largest mangrove forest Sundarbans National Park. Known as one of the well-maintained resorts in Sundarbans, Sundarbans Jungle Camp aims to deliver a memorable experience of adventure and wilderness with comfort and pleasure. There are other camps also like Sunderbans Bali Jungle Camp, Eco Camp.
Sunderbans can be visited during the whole year but the preferred time to visit this rich biodiversity land is between the months of September to March as this period is best known for Tiger and bird Sightings. Due to the chances of sightings, many wildlife photographers also opt for these months for the visit to the Sunderbans.
Sunderbans is situated in West Bengal.
Sunderbans is spread across an area of 139,500 ha.