General

Detailed Trip Itinerary  M.V CHHUTI Adventure Cruise to

Sundarban –

Land of the Tiger

The world’s largest contiguous mangrove forest hosts an amazing faunal & floral diversity, including the probably largest remaining population of Royal Bengal tigers, the endangered estuarine crocodile, Ganges River dolphins as well as an astounding variety of birds.Join our Adventure Cruise and explore this intricate maze of tidal waterways, a natural treasure of Bangladesh.

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Welcome to our Sundarban Adventure Cruise.

Early in the morning board the waiting boat at Jailkhana Ghat in Khulna. After completion of the boarding, the boat will begin the cruise to the south. After few hours of cruising the boat will stop at a forest station to complete formalities and also pick up armed forest guards to stay onboard. After that, the boat will resume the cruise and arrive at Kotka forest station late in the afternoon and anchor for the overnight stay. If time permits your guide will offer some activities in the forest. Overnight on board.

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Shortly after sunrise we invite you to explore the narrow creeks aboard a wooden rowboat, allowing a close look at the unique mangrove fauna & flora.

After a leisurely breakfast, the guide will offer a variety of activities, including an easy trek to the pristine beach facing the Bay of Bengal or a hike through the mangroves. In the afternoon there will be more activities for you. Overnight on board.

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Depending on the tide schedule, the boat will begin the return journey with the high tide and be cruising the whole day, arrive Khulna in the evening. Disembark the boat after dinner.

Price per person BDT.10000.00 for the group of minimum 15 people

       Forest permission will be BDT. 550/- Bangladeshi

        Forest permission will be BDT 5100/ foreign nationals.

PRICE SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:

  1. The trip as per itinerary with onboard accommodation on sharing basis and meals starting from breakfast on  day-01 to dinner on day-03
  2. Forest permission and entrance fees for Bangladeshis only
  3. English speaking guide

Kindly note that alcoholic drinks are not be served on board. But one is free to bring them along. Soft drinks shall be available for payment.For your own comfort, we request you to carry minimum luggage. However, we suggest

For your own comfort, we request you to carry minimum luggage. However, we suggest you carry the following items:

Torch / Towel / Umbrella or Raincoat / Binoculars / Suitable Clothes / Camera & Film / Mosquito repellent / Sun tan lotion / Walking shoes & Sandals / Swimming gear / Reading material / Board Games.

For inquiry, please contact inq@guidetours.info

DOS AND DONTS FOR VISITORS IN THE SUNDARBAN RESERVE FOREST

Safety is important for you and your friends. Always ensure that armed forest guards and/or an experienced guide accompany you when getting on land in the Sundarban. Their knowledge and experience is essential for your protection.

    1. Do not carry any kind of the following items: knife (of any size), fishing rod, guns (of all sorts) and specifically any sharp objects. Any violation of the above shall be subjected to a penalty or fine of BDT 1000.
    2. Please walk quietly and in small groups in the forest, follow and respect the signs, remain in the areas of public access only and do not disturb the wildlife, ongoing research or the other visitors.
    3. Respect the fragility of the forest. Do not cut, extract and damage the flora.
    4. Dispose of waste properly or if no bins are available, bring it back with you. Do not leave or throw anything inside the forest, including cigarette butts.

GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

BOOKING & CONFIRMATION:

Prior confirmation of booking is always necessary to avail our tours and services. A tour or service may be considered as confirmed only after an advance payment of 50%. The remaining payment has to be made as per the following deposit and payment policy.

DEPOSIT & PAYMENT:

All deposits and payments will be subject to our cancellation policy.

Confirmation of exclusive bookings must be done at least 40 days prior to departure. Full payment has to be made 19 days prior to departure.

We accept payments in cash, cheque and cards (Master and Visa only). A surcharge of 2.5% will be applicable on payment by cards. We also accept payment directly to our bank account. A copy of the deposit slip is required as a proof of payment.

We accept foreign currencies like US Dollars, GBP and Euros in cash.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

CANCELLATION POLICY FOR LONG HOLIDAY(3 DAYS OR MORE)
If cancelled Group/exclusive booking of package trips Individual booking of package trips Hillside Resort Booking Transport booking
Before 38 days Nil Nil Nil Nil
Between 28 & 37 days 40% Nil Nil Nil
Between 19 & 36 days 50% Nil Nil Nil
Between 9 & 18 days 60% 15% Nil Nil
Between 4 & 8 days 80% 30% Nil 15%
Less than 96 hours 100% 50% One night rent 50%
Less than 72 hours n/a 80% 100% 75%
Less than 48 hours n/a 100% n/a 100%

 

  1. All bookings will be subject to a minimum cancellation charge of Tk. 500/- irrespective of the time of cancellation.
  2. All air, bus, train, rocket tickets will be subject to the cancellation policy of the respective service providers. Similarly vehicles hired from other companies will be subject to cancellation policy of the respective transport company. In case of only hotel reservations, the hotels’ cancellation policy may be applicable.

FOR MORE DETAILS CONTACT US:

Guide Tours Flat No B1 (1st Floor) House No: 2E, Road No: 29

Gulshan Lake Palace (Prasad Nirman) Gulshan 1, Dhaka-1212

Bangladesh

Tel: 880-2-9862205, 9886983,

inq@guidetours.info

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Sundarban

SundarbanSUNDARBAN Areas we cover The Sundarban Forest is a diverse and complex ecosystem, influenced by fresh-water inflow, proximity to the Bay of Bengal and human activities. In the south eastern part, the biodiversity is highest. Due to open sea-facing meadows, wildlife visibility is best here. Therefore most of our tours visit Katka and Kochikhali in Read more

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