Sundarban Hilsa Festival 2023

Adrija Travels
9 min readMay 21, 2023


Sundarban Hilsa Festival is an annual event hosted by Adrija Travels in Sundarbans. It is also a unique Ilish Utsab Sundarban 2023, spread over the months of July, August And September every year. So come and join these Sundarban tour in monsoon, enjoy the mesmerizing scenic beauty and be a part of the Sundarban Hilsa Festival 2023. Gosaba Becon Bunglow & Rabindra Nath Tagore Bunglow, Hamilton Sahib Bunglow, Birds Jungle, Pakhiralaya, Pirkhali, Gajikhali, Banbibi Varani, Panchamukhani (Five Rever Junctions), Sudhanyakhali Tiger Reserve area & Watch tower, Pakhiralaya Island, Sajnekhali Tiger Reserve forest, Mangrove Interpretation Centre, Sajnekhali Watch tower.

Sundarban Tour Package Price :

3700/- (Night Stay at Launch),

4000/- (1 Night Hotel + 1 Night Launch),

4200/- (Night Stay at Hotel) (Double Sharing),

3 Sharing 3900/-,

4 Sharing 3700/-.
For AC Hotel Room — Rs.1000/- Extra Per Person.

Hotel Stay is Minimum Double Sharing Basis. No Gyser is available in Hotel, Per Bucket hot water charges Rs. 20/-.


Day 1 –

Morning ;- Kochuri , Alur dam, Misti, Tea.

11 A.M — Amudi Fish Fry, Coffee.

Lunch — Rice, Dal, Murighanta, Vaja, Kachu Sak Ilish, Ilish Vapa, Sarshe Ilish, Chatni, Papad.

After Launch — Fruit.

Evening;- Chawmin, Coffee

Dinner;- Rice ,Dal, Sabji, Mutton Curry, Salad

Day 2 –

Morning ;- Bed tea,Biscuit

Breakfast;- Luchi / Kachuri,, Chana masala, Misti, Tea.

11A.M — Alu Pakora, Coffee

Lunch ;- Rice, Potato Chips, Dal, Vaja, Ilish Vaja, Pui Ilish, Doi Ilish, Chatni, Papad, Fruit.

Evening;- Chicken Pakora, Coffee

Dinner;- Basanti Polao, Chicken Pakora, Salad OR Khichuri, Ilish Fish Fry, Begun Vaja.

Day 3 –

Morning ;- Bed tea, Biscuit

Breakfast ;- Puri, Alur Sabji, Boiled egg, Tea

11A.M — Onion Pokora, Coffee

Lunch;- Ilish Biriyani, Salad, Hajmola, Coconut


Pickup & drop sealdah by Local Train.
Pick up & Drop from Canning To Ferrighat by Auto.
All Meals like Bed tea, Breakfast, lunch, tiffin, dinner as per package schedule.
Jungle Permission.
Entry Fee.
Boat Safari.
Tour Manager.
Govt. Tourist Guide.
Local Folk Cultural Program.
Mattress & pillow at Launch. (Please note: No luxurious facilities are available at our launch for Night Stay. This is only for adventure lovers.)


Personal expenditure.
Coolie Charge.
Any meal out of inclusions.
Video Camera Permission Charges Rs.200/- Per Day.
**** Netidhopani Watch tower (Core Area) (November to March) entry fees & Guide Charge Rs.300/- extra ****


How about taking a trip to the land of the ferofreecious man eaters? We have the perfect package that makes a combined trip to Sunderbans with moments of Sajnekhali, Panchamukhani, Sonakhali and Gosaba Hamilton Bungalow thrown in! We have trips that range from a single day tour to a period of 4 days! All you have to do is to register yourself and provide the required details! So, what are you waiting for? Can’t you hear the call of the forests? Rush!!

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Day 1

Becon Bungalow, Hamilton & Rabindranath Tagore Bungalow, Birds Jungle.

On day one, we start our journey towards Sundarban tour from Kolkata, the Durga puja capital of India. You can avail one of the two options for traveling to Sonakhali ferry ghat, one is by train from Sealdah station and the other is by car.

Starting from Sealdah Station at 7.42 A.M / 8.28 A.M By Canning local we will reach Canning. Pick up from Caning Railway Station by Auto heading towards Sonakhali ferry ghat to board on launch.

Now the actual thrill begins. As we board the Sundarban launch and head towards our first destination, Gosaba, the windy Matla Riverand the green vegetation upon its delta is surely to take your heart away from the dun of the city life. The Sundarban launch ride is a huge attraction in itself and does not feel like any other mundane journey. Before we even know it, we will reach Gosaba and our Sundarban tour will get a head start. Breakfast with Drinking water will be served on the launch.

First, the Suburban tourism package will take us to the Sundarbans tour of 2 bungalows, the first is the Beacon bungalow. It is one of the most prominent Sundarban historical Bunglow and is famous because it was Tagore’s abode during his Sundarban tour.

Next, we head towards another of the major Sundarban bunglow that is Hamilton bungalow. Hamilton is called the father of Sundarban and he is said to have established the largest cooperative society in Sundarban. The Sundarbans tour package we offer covers both in details and provides you with an oral guide through the historical stories. Soon you will start to relish the nostalgia of Sundarban trip.

Delicious Lunch will be served on the launch.

The long day of Sundarban tour from Kolkata finally comes to an end as we reach one of the residential Sundarbans hotels at Pakhiralaya Island/ Dayapur and rest to prepare for the second day of Sundarban tour package of 1 night 2 days. Enjoy the enchanting evening with local Folk Caltural program along with Tea and Snacks. Dinner will be served on cruise/ Hotel.

Day 2:

Sajnekhali Tiger Reserve(W.T), Do Banki(W.T),Sajnekhali Tiger Reserve & Musuem (W.T), Sudhanyakhali Tiger Reserve (W.T), Pirkhali, Gazikhali, Bonbibi Varani, Panchamukhani (5 River Junctions).

Early morning we will start Sundarban delta Safari through boat.

Start Jungle Safari guided by our Govt tourist Guide at Sajnekhali Reserve.

We will start our thrilling Sundarban boat Safari through various rivers , Islands & small Creeks covering Pirkhali, SarakKhali, Gazikhali, Deul Varani, Banbib Varani. In this Tiger Reserve area for our share of viewing animals like spotted deer, crocodile, wild boar, snakes, water monitor lizard, different types of birds and also Royal Bengal Tiger ( if you are lucky).

Visit Do-Banki Tiger Reserve Area & Watch Tower. The 896 meter canopy walk at Do Banki gives you an opportunity to view wildlife from a netted enclosure.

Visit Panchamukhni through Boat.

After this thirilling sundarban national park safari we will reach at Pakhiralaya Village for marketting.

Dinner will be served at Hotel/ Boat.

Bonus — if you are heading on the Sundarbans tour package somewhere around November to March, we have in store for you a special visit to Netidhopani ghat and watchtower. This place has a Hindu mythological legend. It is believed that Behula was called upon by the Hindu Gods to their heavenly abode at this very ghat. This is where she mastered the life-giving chants. The mystic and nostalgic feel of this along with a broken Shiva temple is totally consuming.

Day 3

Pakhir Jungle. Back To Sonakhali

Early morning we will start Boat Safari. Explore the mystical forests while cruising through the dense woods and backwaters. Accompanied by the modern amenities, premiums and facilities, a sundarban launch safari with us can provide you an experience of a lifetime.

Breakfast will be provided in Launch. The menu for the breakfast will be disclosed when opting for the tour. Following the breakfast you can visit the Pakhir Jungle

our Sundarban trip moves towards the Pakhir Jungle. This place is a true paradise for bird lovers and an amusement even for the general lot. The thousands of birds from various species arrive and fly around the island, making it a beautiful destination. This makes Sundarban a great tourist place and brings you closer to the rulers of the sky. During this Journey tourist will spot seven types of kingfisher, black cormorants, egret, pond heron, Brahmani eagles, magpie robin, green bee eaters and above all getting introduced to the lovely mangroves, with surreal creatures like mud skipper fish, fiddler crabs etc.

Lunch will be served on the launch. You can choose the menu that you may want to have on board at the time of opting for the trip. After the lunch we do not have any more visits scheduled and will be heading back.

We will head back to Kolkata with sweet meories.

Visit to Sundarban
A Safari you will Never Forget If you are a naturalist or a wildlife lover, a visit to the Sundarban is non-negotiable. It can be an experience worth remembering your entire life. The largest mangrove forest in the world, Sundarban is a swamp region riddled by rivers. It is a land of shifting tides, home to the Bengal Tigers. The diversity of wildlife and the wild terrain can make this Sundarban tour package quite off-beat and filled with adventure.

Why Visit the Sundarban?
The primary reason why most people visit the Sundarban is because of the mighty Royal Bengal Tigers. But it is not the only thing that calls out to adventurers. The wide variety of wildlife such as the different types of birds which rule the skies and the magnificent creatures which inhabit the forest make visiting the Sundarban worth the time. Also, the Sundarban tour package costs are quite minimal, which is an add on.

Even if you are not a nature lover but are still on-board because of your friends or family, you do not need to worry. Quality time on the rivers while enjoying the view around, and an evening lazing in some of the most luxurious bungalows and hotels in the Sundarban tour package from Kolkata will make sure that you are not disappointed.

When is the Best Time to Book your Tour Package?
Sundarban is a place where you can visit at any time of the year. However, there are some specific times when it is recommended for the best experience. During the months of July to September for example, there is the Hilsa festival. It may be the best time to go for the tour. You will be provided with the menu beforehand. The schedule will also be given to you at the same time. It is highly recommended for fish lovers.

This Sundarban tour package from Kolkata will revive your body and refresh your mind with its charming, enchanting nature. This Sundarban tour package will make you witness the mesmerizing journey of blood-tingling woods, through the stimulating trail of Ganga surrounded by the overshade sensational mangroves. Not just that the gripping legend of each spot but the exquisite view all around can be quite an experience, so without hesitation start your Sundarban launch booking now. We can arrange Sundarban tour 1 night 2 days package for you, but if you want, then you can join us in our 3 days 2 nights Sundarban package tour.

To have the best Sundarban trip experience, you need to book the tickets in winter. During winters, the calm and content air can be the ideal weather for travelling. There will not be any danger of a storm or any other extreme weather conditions such as heavy rainfall. Not only that, but the foggy winters can give you a thrilling experience.

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