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Wild Life:Royal Bengal Tiger, Spotted Dear, Javan Rhinoceros, Water Buffalo, Swamp Deer, Gaur, Squirrel, Rhesus Monkey, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Dolphin, Estuarine Crocodiles, Pythons, Lizards, Flap-shelled Spotted Turtles, Green Turtles, Betki, Rekha, Boncha, Faissa, Pangash, Ritha, Silon, Hilsha, Catfish, Lobster, Shrimp, Prawn, Pond Heron, Kingfisher, Cattle Egret, Little Egret, Golden Plover, White-beaked Vulture, Fishing Eagle, White-breasted Eagle, Red Jungle Fowl Adventure:Wildlife photography, Jungle safari, Boating
Region:Lying on disjunct deltaic islands in the Sundarbans Forest Division of Khulna District, close to the border with India and just west of the main outflow of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers. Location:Bagerhat District, Khulna Division, Bangladesh
Best Time to Visit:01-Nov to 31-Mar Getting There:Water transport is the only means of communication for visiting the Sundarbans from Khulna or Mongla Port. Private motor launch, speed boats, country boats as well as mechanised vessel of Mongla Port Authority might be hired for the purpose. From Dhaka visitors may travel by air, road or rocket steamer to Khulna the gateway to the Sundarbans. Most pleasant journey from Dhaka to Khulna is by Paddle Steamer, Rocket presenting picturesque panorama of rural Bangladesh. Day and night-long coach services by road are also available. The quickest mode is by air from Dhaka to Jessore and then to Khulna by road. Nearest Town: Bagerhat Nearest Airport:Jessore airport, Jessore Nearest Railway Station:Bagerhat
Accommodation:The use of launches equipped with catering and sleeping facilities is considered more practicable than permanent land-based facilities and would provide greater flexibility. There is, however, large well-equipped rest house belonging to the Port Authority at Hiron Point, Sundarbans South Wildlife Sanctuary, and smaller one belonging to the Forest Department at Katka in Sundarbans East Wildlife Sanctuary.
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Temp: 12 c to 35 c Rainfall: 1800 cm Altitude:7.5 m
Established:1977 Area:312 sq km Language:Bangla, English