The Sundarbans, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located at the delta region of the Padma, Meghna, and Brahmaputra river basins, is an ecologically rich and unique area straddling the border between eastern India and Bangladesh. This sprawling network of dense mangrove forests and waterlogged marshes covers approximately 10,000 square kilometers, creating a compelling landscape that is as mystic as it is mysterious. It is best known for its elusive resident, the ‘Swamp tiger’ or the Bengal tiger, which has adapted uniquely to the challenging saline and aquatic environment.

The Sundarbans are one of the few places on Earth where tigers are found in a mangrove environment. These swamp tigers’ or swamp tigers, are notoriously elusive, making tiger sightings both rare and highly prized. Boat safaris are the primary means through which visitors explore the dense mangroves in hopes of spotting one of these majestic animals. These safaris offer a serene yet thrilling experience, navigating through narrow creeks and rivers waiting for the thrill of catching a glimpse of a Sundarbans tiger in the wild, swimming between islands or basking on the banks, is an unmatched wildlife experience. The rivers and creeks also host the Gangetic dolphin, an endangered species that occasionally surfaces in the quieter waters.

The Sundarbans offer a remarkable journey into one of the world’s most intriguing natural habitats. A boat safari here is not just a wildlife trip but an expedition into the heart of nature’s resilience and beauty, showcasing how life adapts in one of the most challenging climates on earth.

Safaris: We offer boat safaris with shore accommodation or for small groups Boats with onboard accommodation. It is a bit of tight squeeze, but the experience is matchless.