Price: Starting from $400
Otter Fishing! Yes! Nowhere else you can experience the excitement of such variation of fishing except Bangladesh where fishermen still practice fishing with the trained otters from generation to generation. This would be an experience beyond your imagination.
The Sundarbans is a cluster of Islands-the single largest mangrove forest of the world and popularly known as the home of the Royal Bengal Tiger. Located at the estuary of the great Ganges spanning over more than 1065000 hectors of land on the south-west part of Bangladesh & the south-eastern portion of the state of West Bengal, India. Bangladesh possesses about 62% which covers an area about 6036 sq. km of the total forest area.
Entire Sundarbans forest has been declared as Reserved forest having 3 Wild life sanctuaries: “Sundarbans East”, “Sundarbans West” and “Sundarbans South” with the total sanctuary areas which stand 139, 698 hectares It has been declared as the world heritage site by the UNESCO in 1997.
Itinerary of Sundarbans & Otter Fishing Tour
In this Sundarbans and Otter Fishing Tour we will take you deep into the forest to explore wildlife. You might get a chance to see Royal Bengal Tigers, spotted deer, claw-less otters, salt-water crocodiles, many species of birds, and many other wildlife. And you will experience thousand years old otter fishing tradition.
Night 1 : At 6 p.m we will pick you up from your hotel lobby and head to Bus station. Take a business class night bus to Khulna.
Day 1 : Early morning arrive at Khulna and immediately start our journey by boat to the greatest Sundarbans. You will have breakfast on the boat. After starting our journey, first we will visit Harbaria. We will reach Harbaria at 2 to 3 p.m and we will spend around an hour there. Then we will start for Katka through narrow canal. Will reach Katka at 8 to 9 p.m. Then go for night safari. Enjoy the evening in the forest and stay overnight on boat in Katka.
Day 2 : At 5.30 a.m we will visit the beautiful places in Katka. After this area we will forward our journey to the Awesome place Jamtola Sea Beach. After visiting these places we will bring ourselves to the Kochikhali/Hiron Point. Then we will wander around the most beautiful and untouched place Dimer Char/Dublar Char. We will head to Karamjol then.
Day 3 : At 3rd day the Karamjol will be in our hand. We will explore the beautiful Karamjol area until noon. After visiting Karamjol we will start our journey back to Khulna. Arrive Khulna at late afternoon. Check into the hotel, take rest and overnight stay in Khulna.
Day 4 : At early morning we will head to Narail. It will take about an hour to reach Otter Fishing Village in Narail. We meet some fishermen and take the fishing boat to experience traditional Otter fishing. After 3-4 hours fishing we will be back to the fishermen village and see their life. Then take a bus back to Dhaka and will arrive Dhaka at late evening. Drop you off to your hotel.
We are happy to customize a Special Tour to Sundarbans and Otter Fishing to suit your unique travel interests.
# Business class bus or first class train ticket from Dhaka to Khulna and Narail to Dhaka.
# All transfers in Dhaka, Khulna and Narail.
# Accommodation on the boat in Sundarbans in a sleeping cabin on twin sharing basis.
# Forest permission fee.
# All meals, drinking water, tea and coffee while in Sundarbans.
# English speaking friendly guide.
# Any personal item.
# Any meal not mentioned above.
# Fee for bring any camera.
Price per person
1 pax: $500 / BDT 40000
2 pax: $450 /BDT 36000
3 pax: $420/BDT 33600
4 pax or more: $400/BDT 32000
Things to carry in Sundarbans & Otter Fishing Tour
# Windbreaker / raincoat / umbrella
# Snicker shoes for walking.
# Hat / Cap for Sun protection.
# Sun-burn lotion & insects spray.
# Camera & films
# Toothpaste & tooth brush
# Bath soap
# Flash light.