Sundarbans can be segregated as Sundar means beautiful and Bans means jungle or forests. Officially, declared as National Park in 1984, it is situated in the Ganga delta in West Bengal and connect the Teulia river in the east and Hooghly in the west. The Sundarbans have its name inspired from Sundari (Heritiera Minor), which is one of the mangrove plants, and is enclosed with with verdant forests and small steams nearby Bay of Bengal. You will be started to know that alone the place covers the total land area of about 4262 square kms in India, out of which, 2585 sq. kms is dedicated to the largest Tiger Reserve and National Parks. However, the larger portion of the great Sundarbans also exists in Bangladesh, and are created by the rivers Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna. Therefore presents an archipelago of 54 islands.
The best time to visit Sundarbans is between September to May as considered best to catch hold of unusual migratory birds. Around 270 Royal Bengal Tigers together with the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle, Monitor Lizard and Estuarine Crocodile are monitored in its Wildlife Sanctuary. Plus, another animals that can be easily spotted here include deer, monkeys, herons, kingfishers, wild pigs, etc. Additionally, the park’s extremely gawking attraction are the Sajnekhali Visitors' Centre, and also covers a crocodile, a turtle hatchery, shark pond and a Mangrove Interpretation Centre. However, the place is also a popular world’s heritage sites with some special draws like flora and fauna along with Netidhopani; an archaeological site, Kanak; it shelters the Olive Ridley Turtles, Holiday Island; The last habitat of the Barking Deer, Piyaly; an entry way to the park and the list just goes on.
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