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How to reach Sundarban from Kolkata

There are many options to reach Sundarban from Kolkata. The entry-level to Sunderban Tiger Reserve is Sonakhali through Canning or Bagna through Dhamakhali. To visit South 24 Parganas Forest Division, in the western part of the Matla River, the entry points are Namkhana, Raidighi or Jharkhali through Canning / Basanti. Entry permits are available in Canning, Sonakhali and Bagna for STR and in Canning, Namkhana and Raidighi for the western part of the Sunderban forest.

Please have a look at the available options to reach Sundarban from kolkata.

By Air :

The Sundarban are not quickly accessible. To obtain to the Sundarban nationwide park in India the nearest airport is Kolkata, The airport is located at a distance of 120 km from the starting point of the Sunderbans safari in the port of Godkhali. In addition, you can hire a taxi or a car to get to Godkhali from Kolkata airport, which will take about 3 hours by highway.

By Train:

The nearest main railway station is Sealdah and the closest local railway station is Canning. The Sealdah railway station is one of the main railway junction in West Bengal and is located on the main route of the north-eastern railway area and is connected to the various cities of India by regular trains. Therefore, you can visit the Sealdah railway junction from other corners of India and then reach the Canning using local trains, which will take about an hour and a half of the train journey. In addition, you can take the private taxi or shared public transport at Canning to reach the Sunderbans entry-point at Godkhali to board the boat for the safari.

By Road:

Sunderbans visitors, who wish to travel by road, can take public transportation from Kolkata to Canning and then Canning to Godkhali or rent the private taxi or car to get directly to Godkhali from Kolkata. It is better to hire a taxi or a car since public transport is very crowded. The road distance from Kolkata to Godkhali and Canning is around 120 km and 64 km respectively. In Godkhali, you can board the boat to explore the forest. The boat ride on the meandering rivers and the mysterious streams of Sundarban will make your trip memorable.

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