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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Forest & Jungles in Bangladesh
Sundarbans Royal Bengal Tiger in World’s
largest Mangrove forests
Sundarbans: The Home of Royal Bengal Tiger
about 320 km. south-west of Dhaka and spread over an area of about 60000
sq. km of deltaic swamps along the coastal belt of Khulna, Bangladesh's
Sundarbans (beautiful forests) is famous for the world's largest expanse
of mangrove forest, and the home of the Royal Bengal tiger. These dense
mangrove forests are criss-crossed by a network of rivers and creeks.
find tides flowing in two directions in the same creek and often tigers
swimming across a river or huge crocodiles basking in the sun. Other
wildlife of the region includes the cheetahs, beautiful spotted deer,
monkeys, pythons, wild bears and hyenas. The forest is accessible by
river from Khulna or from Mongla. There are rest-houses for visitors to
stay and enjoy the unspoiled beauty and splendour of the forest.
importance is recognised by the United Nations as a World Heritage Site
and as one of the last refuse for the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger.
Sundarbans has the potential to offer splendid opportunities for tourism.
The main tourist spots inside the Sundarbans include Hiron Point
(Nilkamal), Katka and Tri Kona Island. These places offer the best
vantage points for watching tigers, deer, monkeys, crocodiles and birds.
Another major attraction inside the Sundarbans is Dublachar (island), a
fishing village. Herds of spotted deer often come to graze here.
How to get there:
Dotted Deer in Sundarbans
transport is the only means of communication to the Sundarbans from
Khulna or Mongla port. Private motor launches, speed boats, country boats
as well as mechanised vessels of Mongla Port Authority offer regular
services on these routes. From Dhaka to Khulna the most enjoyable journey
is by paddle steamer ‘Rocket’ that offers visitors a picturesque panorama
of rural Bangladesh. Day and night coach services by road are also
available. The quickest mode is of course by air from Dhaka to Jessore
and then to Khulna by road.