Sundarban National Park

The Sundarban National Park located in West Bengal has the honor of being a world heritage site, tiger reserve and a biosphere reserve of the state. Also it is situated on the world’s largest delta i.e. the Ganges delta which is formed by the meeting of the river Ganga, Brahmaputra and Meghana. This tourist place in West Bengal is spread across in an area of 1330.10 sq-km and is situated 7.5 m above sea level.
This tourist place in India was established as a national park on 4th May 1984 and before this date it was declared as a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1977. You can find a wide variety of animals over here such as spotted deer, wild pigs, monkeys, kingfishers, eagles etc. including the main attractions of the park which are Royal Bengal Tigers and the Ridley Sea Turtle.
The Sundarbans National Park is known amongst the five natural world heritage sites with the other four named as Kaziranga National Park, Manas National Park, Keoladeo Wildlife Sanctuary and Nandadevi National Park.
The tourist place in Kolkata experiences very heavy rainfall and a very humid climate with 80% humidity on an average. Also the storms are very common over here in the month of May and from October-November.
So if you plan to visit this amazing place designed by nature you can opt for any mode of transport viz. rail, road, air or water. The best time to visit Sundarbans National Park is between September and February as during this period of time you can see the Royal Bengal Tiger enjoying the sun bath on the bank of the river.

Gautam Trehan

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