Important Places in Sunderban
Sajnekhali Watch Tower:
Sajnekhali Watch Tower is counted among the most renowned watch towers in the park. The reason behind its popularity is its close proximity to a number of resorts in the Sunderban area. This place also serves as the head office of the forest department. A tourist can obtain the permission to enter the national park from this spot only. The watch tower can accommodate 20 people at a time. The major attractions in this region are Bono Bini Temple, Mangrove Interpretation Center and the tourist lodge of the Bengal Tourism Department. This watch tower makes exploring the wilderness fun and easy. Especially, the bird lovers get a special spectacle of avifauna species such as Pelican, Kingfishers, Plovers, Lap Wings, White Bellied Sea Eagle, Whimprel, Curfews, and Sandpipers.
Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower:
Sudhanyakhali Watch tower is the perfect place from where a wildlife freak can spot a tiger. The watch tower can hold 25 people at a time. There is a pond having sweet water behind the watch tower. Wild animals use to come and drink water at this point. There is vast grassland behind the pond which endows an invigorating site of the wilds. Other than the tigers, one can also spot other wildlife species such as crocodiles, wild boars and axis deer.
Do Ban Ki Watch Tower:
This watch tower renders canopy walk that a tourist can carry out to view the riveting flora and fauna. This canopy walk is at an elevation of 20 feet from the ground and is about half a kilometer in length. Apart from tigers, tourists may also encounter Bahmini Kites and Chital Deer.
Netidhopani Watch Tower:
This watch tower is linked with the famous tale of Lakhindari and Behula. It is said that on the extreme right of the woods, there is a road edified by King Pratap Aditya in order to protect the coastal area. The tower can accommodate 20 people at a time and it also embraces a sweet water lake in close proximity.
Bhagatpur Crocodile Project:
This area is an abode of the largest estuarine crocodiles. It embraces a famous hatchery and sanctuary making it a well-liked tourist charm in Sunderban.
It is a small area or town on the trail to the Sunderban National Park. It is an extremely scenic place that also offers a doorway to Sunderban.
These isles are positioned on the southern side of Sunderban Tiger Reserve. Halliday Wildlife Sanctuary is also located within the region. The sanctuary has the honor of being the last retreat of the rare barking deer. The Lothian Island Wildlife Sanctuary situated nearby is no less than a paradise for those who love to relish the sight of exotic birds.
The crystal clear waters and shores in Kanak are counted among the most preferred basking spot for Olive Ridley Turtles. There are many myths connected with Kanak these turtles. It is said that they travel in upright position to a distance of about 100 kilometers from the mouth of the sea to the Sunderban National Park.