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Sundarban Food

Sundarban: food and festival

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Sundarban foods are famous for its sea and river fish. There are so many fisheries on the way to Sundarban from Kolkata. Bengali  special type of  Sundarban Food cuisine during a Sundarban tour like tiger prawn curry, crab curry, Hilsa fish curry is a popular dish in Sundarban. Sundarban is rich in the Bengali culture and one always has the option to go to resorts and hotels in Sundarban that serve various types of cuisines made by fish. If you hire a launch or Motorized boat for the Sundarban tour, there is always a chef present in the launch or boat. They allow tourists to have a different type of Bengali dishes in the boat itself. One special item that everyone must add in a Sundarban tour package is the Hilsa fish or as the Bengalis say “Ilish Maach”. One can try fishes, crabs and other seafood directly and freshly caught from the sea. Though they do not have any special cuisine, the various types of food items that tourists from round the globe must absolutely try are as follows:

  1. Hilsa Fish or Ilish Maach: The Hilsa fish is a famous Sundarban food is one of the signature dishes of the Bengalis. It can be prepared as a curry or fried Bhapa Ilish is something that is exceptionally delicious and requires effortless cooking. It is prepared by steaming the hilsa fish in mustard oil, turmeric, green chili, and salt. The spicy flavor of the Bengalis is mouth-watering and the freshwater fishes make the dish even more delicious. Hilsa is considered one of the traditional Bengali dishes and one should definitely try to include a dish prepared with hilsa during a Sundarban tour package.
  2. Chingri maacher malaikari: Another of Bengals special dishes ids chingri maacher malaikari. It is also a non-veg dish that Bengalis truly love to have. “Chingri maach” or prawn can easily be found in the freshwater rivers of Sundarban. This dish is easily available in the resorts of Sundarban tourism department. The prawn is prepared with a creamy, coconut, delicious gravy, flavored with cinnamon and green cardamoms or Chota elichi. Both Golda chingri (giant freshwater prawn) and bagda chingri (tiger prawn) can be used for the preparation of this dish and are easily available.
  3. Kosha mangsho: The Bengali Mutton or Chicken Kasha or curry is another of the signature dishes of the Bengalis. This dish originated from a restaurant in Kolkata names Golbari and has been famous ever since. The dish is also available in Sundarban as the boats get their grocery for preparation of all the food items beforehand. Kosha Mangsho is a dry, slow-cooked, dark brown chicken/mutton curry served with chapattis or rice,

There are several other dishes that are available in the Sundarban like Bhetki Paturi, Katla curry, etc. Tourists can also enjoy sweets like langcha, rossogolla, sitabhog, joyenogorer moya, etc.

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Sundarban Tour Package


Sundarban Tour Package

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Sundarban Tour Package

Sundarban Tour Package 2019

Sundarban package tour

A big mangrove reserve in Sunderban is divided between India and Bangladesh. Although a large part of this national park is located in Bangladesh.  One third of the Sundarbans is in India. To enjoy Sundarban Tour package ,a huge number of tourists come to visit Sunderbans throughout the year for all types of tourism friendly facilities here.

This area is one of the world heritage sites declared by UNESCO.

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Reserve size Sunderban Mangrove is the largest protected area and is more than 4200 square kilometers. This reserve protects many Indian tigers, which is one of the most endangered species in the world.  If you are lucky, you will see a glimpse of these beautiful creatures of the Sundarbans . There are Chital Deer, Wild boar and Monkeys are visible in Sunderbans.

Species like snake like king Kobra and water monitors lizards are also found here.

Sundarban is the Photographer’s Paradise.

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Most photographers wish to  visit Sunderbans National Park once in their life, where there are different species of birds like Masked Pinfoot, Mangrove Bile and Magov Hosteller. There are various types of trees in this area.

Mercury Tour Operator, Conducting the regular package of Sundarbans. Mercury provides  good hotels and resorts in Sundarban  for this, during  the Sundarban  tour we  offers good motor boat or launches .  Mercury Tour operator provide good meals during the Sunderban Tour.

One night or two night’s package is ideal to travel to the Sundarbans.  Start from Kolkata by car in the morning or in the train, reach to the Canning or the Gadkhali  Ghat.  From Godhkhali or Sonakhali take launch or motorized boat and then you can be reached at the hotels of the Sundarbgan islands.

It is a good place for family and friends to travel together in Sunderban.  The atmosphere here is romantic throughout the year.

Sundarban Food Festival throughout the year.

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We have planned to encourage local food and food feasts and have planned to present a Sundarban Food Festival throughout the year.  In order to become more familiar with the culture  of the people of the Sundarbans, we have kept our Sunderbans Tour Package 2 Nights 3 days  with the  local entertainment program. The residents of Sundarbans sing and dance these local programs.

We show the tourist spots of the Sundarbans  during our tour package of Sundarban.

Sajenakhali watch tower:

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It is a watch tower and there is a mangrove interpretation center. Here you will find out how many species of mangrove trees are available in the Sundarbans. Besides, you can also get acquainted with animals, birds, crocodiles, snakes etc.. There is a watch tower. From here it is seen far into the jungle.

Sudhanyakhali Watch tower

Sudhanakali Watch Tower is very popular, because in the last days Tigers have been seen many times from here. It is also the most beautiful Watch Tower and there are mangrove nurseries. We can collect a lot of information about the trees of the Sundarbans from these mangrove nurseries. This mangrove nursery is very important for the botany’s students.

Dobanki Jungle Camp:

It is known because there is a long canopy which has gone far beyond the jungle. It is 496 meters long canopy walk. Besides, there are deer conservation centers where many deer from the jungle are retired. There is a watch tower in Dobanki and there is wide view of jungle from here.

Islands and River crossing

During our Sundarban tour packages we see there are many small islands on the way from one place  to another place . While passing some of the Islands by boat, we see many animal birds, crocodiles, etc. that move in the open jungle.

We see many rivers and various branches during our Sundarban tour. Panchamukuni is the confluence of five such rivers. It seems as if we are crossing the sea. There is no other side visible while cross the river.

Sundarban Birds Island

Bird’s island Pakirala and Jatirampur villages are very popular, because here many birds are seen. It feels great when the birds return to their home before coming to the evening. Do not forget to see the bird’s island at the Sundarbans tour package.


Sundarban Tour Package 2019

sundarban tour plan

Day 1: In the morning, going to the bus or car from Kolkata to Sundarban, visit the bird’s land at noon and reached the Sunderban in the afternoon.

Day 02: Early in the morning, to see the watch tower board at the boat. All meals will be served on the boat.  Sajnekhali, Suryanakhali, Doabanki, Panchmukini, Pirkhali, Gazikhali, Deulvarani, Sarakktali etc. will be seen. During the evening, back to the hotel  and stay at night.

Day 03: Take a morning breakfast and see nearby villages. Then again, return to Calcutta.

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