SUNDARBANS

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Canopied with bondless azure sky with babbling streams & rivulets flowing across the endless stretch of greenery – the Sundari, Garan, Keora, Hental, Dhundul, Golpata, Passur, Garjan, Kakra & many other variety of trees – World’s best mangrove forest, the largest delta of the world, with all her exotic beauty & silent mystery – The Sundarbans is waiting to welcome you.

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Be with Khorlo Tours & Travels on our own luxurious pleasure launch – destined to take you through the meandering canal of Durga Duani to the area of Tiger Project. While moving through the rippling water of Matla you will come across rivers of different sizes & shapes named as Bidya, Hogol, Gosaba, Gona, Kartal, Netai, Raimangal, Kalindi, Haribhanga, Bidyadhari & Sundarban will unfold her myriad beauties before you one after other.

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The deep dense forest, the murmur of the sparking rivulets, various species of local & other migratory birds as Tern, Kingfisher, Heron, Cormorant, Egret, Seagull, White Bellied Sea Eagle, Whimprel, Black Tailed Godwit, Little Stint, Sandpiper, Golden Plover, Pintail, White-eyed Pochard, Dalmatian Pelican, Osprey, Shaheen Falcon, Lesser Adjutant Stork & Estuarine Crocodiles basking in the wintry sunshine, Chinese Pangolin, Spotted & Axis Deer, Wild Boar, Rhesus Monkey, Leopard Cat, Indian Fishing Cat, Common Yellow Water Monitor, Marine Indian Soft/ Flap shelled Olive Ridley Turtles, Gigantic Dolphin, Hard shelled Batagur, Terrapin, Pythons, King Kobra, various type of lizards & the feeling of emancipation in the lap of nature will certainly touch your mind.

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The inaccessibility of Sundarbans (declared as a Tiger Reserve on 1973) is its biggest attraction & in the mystery-shrouded Pirkhali, Gazikhali, Chora Ganjikhali, DeolBharani, Bhagaban Bharani, Panchamukhani & Sunarkhari you may have a glimpse of that awful beauty – The Royal Bengal Tiger. You may ascend the watch tower of Sajnekhali, Sudhanyakhali, Do Baanki, Marichjhapi, Burir Dabri & Netidhopani overlooking an untamed forestscape & enjoy sights & sounds of nature resplendent in her pristine virginal beauty.

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At dusk as the birds retire to their nests & the sky tinged with rays of the setting sun, the entire forest undergoes a subtle transformation when the shapes & forms, silhouetted against the evening sky, acquire a surrealistic character. The night stay in launch with eternal silvery moonlight, the star-studded blue sky & the constant murmur of the river is a different experience altogether. The variegated moods & colours of the forest form a Kaleidoscope, which is sure to fascinate you. The sounds of nocturnal birds at a distance will take your mind far far away from this madding world.

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The most interesting wilderness of the world, Sundarbans is a paradise for wild life enthusiasts, bird & butterfly watchers. Honey collectors, fishermen with their typical fishing boats will be an added attraction.

 

The Zoological Aspects Of Sundarbans

Major Birds Found at Sundarbans

Tern, Kingfisher, Heron, Cormorant, Egret, Seagull, White Bellied Sea Eagle, Whimprel, Black Tailed Godwit, Little Stint, Sandpiper, Golden Plover, Pintail, White-eyed Pochard, Dalmatian Pelican, Osprey, Shaheen Falcon, Lesser Adjutant Stork & others.

Major Animals Found at Sundarbans

Estuarine Crocodile, Chinese Pangolin, Spotted & Axis Deer, Wild Boar, Rhesus Monkey, Leopard Cat, Indian Fishing Cat, Common Yellow Water Monitor, Marine Indian Soft/ Flap shelled Olive Ridley Turtles, Gigantic Dolphin, Hard shelled Batagur, Terrapin, Pythons, King Kobra, various type of lizards etc.

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The Botanical Aspects Of Sundarbans

 Major Flora Found at Sundarbans

Sundari, Garan, Keora, Hental, Dhundul, Golpata, Passur, Garjan, Kakra

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Probable Itinerary for a 2 Night 3 Days Tour over at Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve

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Day 01: Pick up from Kolkata & transfer to Godhkhali (Dist: 24 PGS South) by road via Bantala, Ghatakpukur, Malancha, Kultoli & Sonakhali. Arrival at Godhkhali. Board Mechanised Boat M.V.Sonar Toree & start for Sajnekhali via Pathankhali, Goshaba villages through Hogol, Kartal, Bidya, Durgadoani rivers. Hotel Check In. Visit Sajnekhali Tiger Project (Watch Tower) & Nature Interpretation Centre. Have lunch on board & proceed to  Sudhanyakhali Tiger Project (Watch Tower) through Sudhanyakhali Khal. Night halt at Hotel.

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Day 02: After breakfast transfer to Dobanki via short creeks of Bhagaban Bharani, Deul Bharani, Ganjikhali, Pirkhali, Choraganjikhali, Panchamukhani (a junction of five rivers). Enjoy ½ Km. Canopy walk over at Do Banki (Watch Tower). Visit Netidhopani Watch Tower & back to Sajnekhali. Night halt at Hotel.

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Day 03: After breakfast visit short creeks of Sarakkhali & after lunch back to Godhkhali. Transfer to Kolkata.

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Things to Carry:      

Sunglass, Camera, Bynocular, Torch, Light Woolens (in winter)

Things to Follow:

  • Sundarban is plastic free zone.
  • Don’t throw non biodegradable items to water. Use bin.
  • Do not disturb the wildlife & the environment.
  • Angling is strictly prohibited.

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MonChasha :: a rural tourism initiative

“mon chasha” is our latest rural based sustainable ecotourism module operating with social responsibility over at village paushi, east midnapore

mon chasha” is our latest rural based sustainable ecotourism module operating with social responsibility over at village paushi, east midnapore. “mon chasha” is a blend of authentic village culture, pure earthen tradition, cultural heritage of a speed less rural life and a true sentiment of natural india.

we are doing comprehensive research in finding out of suitable locations for village tourism, database of like minded tourists & their expectations, demarcate roles and responsibilities among various stakeholders, complete package to the guest families, scientific product development, provision and management of infrastructure, accommodation and food facilities, promotional plans and more importantly about the role of community for the strategic implementation of project.

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Bamboo Cottages of Monchasha Rural Tourism
  • CHECK IN TIME: 12 NOON

  • CHECK OUT TIME: 10 AM

The Tariff of Monchasha Rural Tourism Project

  • NAC Bamboo Cottage [02 – 04 person occupancy] :: Rs. 3500 Only [EP]
  • Extra Adult  :: Rs.500 Only [EP] / Free Stay For Children Below 10 Yrs (Sharing)
  • Full day Food Course By Fixed Menu:: Rs.1260/- only Per Head
  • Kids (below 5 years) pay the actual on spot
  • Driver’s Stay & Food:: Rs.900/- only or Rs.1350/- (Guest Type Food)
  • Pet Allowance:: Rs.500 Only [Per Pet Per Day]

This tariff is valid till 30th September 2020

Transfers / Pickup / Drop

  • Pick up / drop from Kalinagar Bus stop @ 400/- (one way)
  • Pick up / drop from Contai / Kathi Rail Station @ 800/- (one way)
  • Pick up / drop from Digha Rail Station @ 1800/- (one way)
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Room interior of Monchasha Rural Tourism Project

“mon chasha” is a journey, a theme of consciousness in global tourism arena by creating a sustainable ecotourism module with social responsibility, based on rural bengal.

Ecotourism Aspects of Monchasha (Click on the links below):

Q: Why we create MonChasha?

Q: Where is MonChasha?

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View From The Private Balcony

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

Deposit Cheque or transfer the money digitally over our current account

  • Bank: State Bank of India
  • Branch: Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071
  • Account Name: MONCHASHA
  • Account Number: 37046599777
  • RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: SBIN0003762

(Please intimate us immediately after any deposit)

  • 100% payment is required for final reservation
  • Before 10 days reservation can not be altered & cancelled
  • In any case booking amount is not refundable
  • In general case food package starts from lunch & end by next day breakfast

Kolkata Reservation Office: (Own Property)

  • Sikkim Commerce House, 4/1 Middleton Street, Ground Flr, Kolkata 700071, Bengal.
  • Landline Telephone: +91 33 30533973 – 75, 40010180
  • Mobile Contact: +91 98310.95234, +91 94774.76376, +91 9830203973
  • Email ID: monchasha@gmail.com
  • Website: www.monchasha.in

We hereby request you for your personal presence over at “monchasha” which will surely recharge our endeavour. according to our confidence this model of tourism – “monchasha” will certainly uphold the flag of west bengal tourism in the hospitality sector.

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~ see you at monchasha ~

W.B.T.D.C. Lodges

West Bengal Tourism Development Tourism Lodges

Bakkhali Tourist Lodge (Bakkhali), Bisnupur Tourist Lodge (Bisnupur), Baharampur Tourist Lodge (Baharampur), Digha Tourist Lodge (Digha), Digha Tent Complex (Udaipur), Diamond Harbour Tourist Centre (Diamond Harbour), Darjeeling Tourist Lodge (Darjeeling), Hill Top Tourist Lodge (Kalimpong), Morgan House (Kalimpong), Jaldapara Tourist Lodge (Jaldapara), Kurseong Tourist Lodge (Kurseong), Mainak Tourist Lodge (Siliguri), Malancha Tourist Lodge (Barracpore), Malda Tourist Lodge (Malda), Malbazar Tourist Lodge (Malbazar), Maithon Tourist Lodge (Maithon), Pathik Motel (Durgapur), Raigunj Tourist Lodge (Raigunj), Rani Siromoni Parjatak Abas (Midnapore), Rupnarayan Tourist Lodge (Gadiara), Santiniketan Tourist Lodge (Santiniketan), Sajnekhali Tourist Lodge (Sundarbans), Tarakeswar Tourist Lodge (Tarakeshwar), Teesta Parjatak Abas (Darjeeling), Udayachal Tourist Lodge (Saltlake, Kolkata), Kalighat P.F.C. (Near Kalighat Kali Temple)

For latest tariff & reservation please click on the link below

https://bengaltourism.blog/bengal-lodges/wbtdc-lodges/

Benfish – in – tourism :: Lodges

Orchid (Kalimpong), Himalayan (Darjeeling), Aranyak (Malbazar), Raktajaba Tourist Lodge (Tarapith), Sirajbag (Baharampur), Maharaja (Coochbihar), Kinara (Shankarpur), Tatini Tourist Lodge (Shankarpur), Minakshi (Digha), Taranga (Digha), Dheu (Puri), Ganga (Diamond Harbour), Mohana Nayachar (Haldia), Janhabi (Kakdwip), Sagari (Frasergunj)

Reservation: Khorlo Tours & Travels (Private) Ltd

Registered with Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal. Authorised Marketing Agent (AMA) of West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation – WBTDC, &  Benfish-in-Tourism Lodges)

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

Deposit Cheque or Cash at ICICI Bank Ltd, Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: 355005000049
RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: ICIC0003550

Deposit Cheque or Cash at Axis Bank Ltd, Park Street Branch,  Kolkata 700016, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: 916020009224065
RTGS / IFSC Code: UTIB0002780

Deposit Cheque or Cash at Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd, Sikkim House Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: C.A. 520011056758
RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: KKBK0006572

Please check the rules of reservation & cancellation policy before booking.
It is mandatory to carry any of the Identity cards (Voter Identity Card / Passport / PAN Card / Driving License / Photo ID card issued by Central / State Govt /Adhar Card). Both these will be examined at the time of check-in.
Service Tax will not be refunded on cancellation of booking.

Bengal :: History

The region has its beginning in the Vedic times and was known as Vanga. The Aryans settled here after the Vedic period and many principalities and kingdoms were formed. The dynasties of Palas, the Pundras, Guptas, Mauryas and the Sens ruled over the region before the Mughals took control. The strategic location led to trade with the South East Asian countries especially Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar. Muslim influence was responsible for a rich culture and art. The ease of access brought the Portuguese, Dutch and French influence to its art and culture. The British successfully brought the modern education to Bengal and to this date, Calcutta has been considered the land of intelligentsia. No wonder that most of the Nobel Prizes for India have come from this State; Tagore, Bhabha, Mother Teresa and Amartya Sen.

The State has the alluvial plains known as the “dooars” in the South & the mountainous Himalaya in the North. The diversed geography of Bengal is always fascinating. The Darjeeling district is known as her scenic beauty & the tea. The dence forest region of Dooars is renowned by its collection of rich flora & fauna. The alluvial plains in the South are the basin of river Damodar, also known as the “Sorrow Of Bengal”. Other main rivers are Ganga & Hoogly. The coastal fringes of Midnapore have a curios mix of large shifting sand dunes & marshes. The district 24 pargana (South) has Sundarbans, the largest delta consists of swamps, quick sand & thick, impenetrable mangrove forest belt.