Sajnekhali Island is nestled in the forests of Sunderban at the confluence of Matla and Gumdi rivers. The Sunderban Mangrove Interpretation Centre is located at Sajnekhali. There is a watchtower beside the tourist lodge. The spectacular view of the river and the surrounding forests is mind blowing. You will be able to watch the daily life of wild animals from this watchtower. And if you're lucky, you may also get a sight of the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger. One can go for a boat ride in the rivers and creeks of the Sunderbans. You can also visit Netidhopani and Dobanki from here.

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How to Reach

You can reach Canning from Sealdah by Canning Local. It takes a little more than a hour to reach Canning from Sealdah. From Canning you can get launch to go to Dockghat. From there you can get bus, auto or rickshaw to reach Sonakhali. From Sonakhali you can get trekker to reach Gosaba Dwip. From there ferry service is available to reach Sajnekhali. Or you can board Sonakhali bound buses from Babughat.From there you can get trekker to reach Gosaba Dwip and then ferry to reach Sajnekhali.


WBTDC Sajnekhali Tourist Lodge. Tariff - Rs. 2100-4000. Tel: 03218-214960. Kolkata Office: Tourism Centre, 3/2 BBD Bag (East), Kolkata-1. Tel: 033-22436440.

1 comment:

Pawan Patil said...

Sundarbans National Park is a tiger reserve, national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Biosphere Reserve. The forests aren't just mangrove swamps though, they include some of the last remaining stands of the mighty jungles which once covered the Gangetic plain. Tourist across the seas comes here to visit the amazing location and prefer best resorts in Sunderbans.