Sunderban the home of Royal Bengal Tiger and also largest mangrove area in the world. Tour starts from Kolkata and  the tourist will now be able to visit Namkhana, Bhagatpur, Lothin island, Nethi dhopani,Dobanki, Sudhanyakhali, Sajnekhali, Bali Village and other places of interest.

Travel Tips

Winter season is the best time to cruise and avoid monsoon. Carry first aid box, torch light.

When to visit

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Things To View

A 3 nights 4 days  tour on ship operated by Vivada Cruises takes to the interior of the forest and tiger reserve. River Cruise tour is a mix of interesting activities of the forest with the daily activities of village life. Tourist can enjoy a fishermen’s cove, crocodile project & various small islands along with thrilling forest work, deer rehabilitation centre, 300 years old temple at Nethi Dhopani along with tiger watch tower at Sajnekhali.Apart from  these there are many entertaining  programmes. On board cruise are an experience to remember.

Accommodation / Charges

  1. Vivada Cruise: A 3 nights 4 days tour on board in the ship operated by M.V. Paramhansa having

     Main Deck: 20 air-conditioned deluxe cabins with attached bath.

     First Deck:  12 luxury cabins, the Bar and Restaurant

     Sun Deck: This deck is specially created for Nature viewing.

     Guest Rooms: 20 deluxe cabins of 135 sq ft on the main deck and 12 Luxury 

     Rates:Starts from 40,500/-


  1. WBTDC: M.V.Chitralekha consists of coop, cabin berth, deck and bed roll.

Rate for 2nights/ 3 days starts from 3,000/-

How to Reach

  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is 15 km from the main city of Kolkata. Taxis and buses are available outside the airport
  • Howrah & Sealdah station are in the heart of the city and well connected with regular transport.
  • National highways links Kolkata with different cities and buses and cars are regularly available

Important Numbers

1. Vivada Inland Waterways Limited

14, Southern Avenue
Kolkata - 700 026, West Bengal, India.
Tel: + 91-33- 2463 1990 / 1991/ 1992 / 1993
Fax: + 91-33-24631994 Email:


2. WBTDC, Kolkata

Telephone & Emails
Tel: +91-11-41085922
Email: /