Sundarbans Hilsa (Ilish) Festival (Utsav) Themed Tour The Sundarbans Hilsa Festival 2024 is a celebration of the beloved Hilsa fish, often referred to as the “Queen of Fish” in Bengal. As the monsoon season arrives, every Bengali eagerly anticipates the opportunity to savor the exquisite taste of Ilish. What better way to indulge in a wide array of delectable dishes prepared from Hilsa than by embarking on a journey to the enchanting Sundarbans?
During the Sundarbans Hilsa Festival 2024, you’ll have the chance to experience the rich and diverse world of Bengali cuisine centered around Hilsa. We source fresh Hilsa directly from local fishermen to ensure the highest quality for our culinary creations. In addition to Hilsa, our menu features a delightful fusion of other seafood and poultry dishes, adding a unique variety of flavors to the Sundarbans Ilish Utsav 2024.
Themed Tour Package From Kolkata During July August & September With Jungle Safari Tour.
Tour Itinerary –
Sundarban Hilsha Festival 2 Night 3 Days Itinerary
8 Am : After Breakfast at your hotel and leave Calcutta by Air Conditioned Car/Passenger Van. Guests can also have a pick up point from Science city at 8.30 am. Three and half hours of journey to Godkhali, the last road ends here in India Mainland. 12 Noon: Board Boat then visit the island of Gosaba which is the biggest market for hundreds of villages around. 1.30 Pm: Reach our Resort on the island of Sonagaon Godhkhali, followed by lunch. 3.00 Pm: A walk through the beautiful paddy fields and the village of honey collectors and fishermen, looking out for local rituals and beliefs. This village has no cars or electricity. 3.30 Pm: Boat ride for bird watching, during two to three hours, spotting seven types of kingfisher, egret, brahmani eagles, pond heron, black cormorants, etc and above all getting introduced to the lovely mangroves, with surreal creatures like fiddler crabs, mud skipper fish etc. 6.30 Pm: Return to the Resort, just after the sunset. 7 Pm: An enchanting evening with the local tribal Dance & Song Groups perform for you, you can join them and have a gala time. A session of refreshments. 9 Pm: Dinner is served according to the leisure of every individual guest, getting prepared to spend the night in the luxury of our resorts.
7.30 Am: We start as early as possible, board Luxury boat, get the required permissions & Forest approved guide from the forest office, and head off into the jungle, with one of the biggest mangroves of the world, rich in flora and fauna. This boat cruise will last till sunset and during this period we will visit 3 watch towers, namely Sajnekhali, Sudhanyakhali and Dobanki. This Covers Sajnekhali Tiger Project, Crocodile Project, Turtle Project, Mangroove Interpretation Center, Bono Bibi Temple, Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower, Dobanki Watch Tower, Canopy walk, Pirkhali, Gazikhali & other narrow Creeks, Pancha Mukhani(Five river confluence). Cruising the small channels and creeks we will try to spot different wildlife, spotted dear, wild boars, civet cat, monitor lizard, crocodiles, dolphins and of courses the Royal Bengal Tigers. Breakfast, lunch and other refreshments will be cooked and served on the boat.
8 am: Breakfast is served in Resort. 9.00 Am: A small walk in the village for pictures of sunrise, mangroves, village and birds, or else cycle can be provided for the ones who would like to explore the island on wheels. 12 Noon Lunch Is Served. Then we start boat to return to Godhkhali. Then to Kolkata we reach about 5.30 Pm. With you end you Sundarban Jungle Safari Tour. With that we end our Sundarban ilish utsav 2024.
Sundarban Hilsa Festival 2024 Menu
Breakfast (Packed To Be Served On Bus)- Veg Sandwich, Pastry, Banana, Bhujia, Sweets, Tea & Cookies, Mineral Water.
Lunch- Basmati Bhat(Rice), Green Salad, Ilisher Tel, Sona mug Dal, Beguni, Ilish Kachur Sak, Hilsa Paturi, Sweet Curd, Chatni, Papad. (For Vegetarian Participants replacement dishes will be served).
Evening Snacks- Veg/Paneer Pakora, Tea/Coffee.
Dinner- Monsoon Special Khichuri, Papad, Omlet, Hilsa Fry, Sweets.
Bed Tea With Biscuits
Breakfast- Luchi, Alu Dam, Sweets, Tea/coffee.
Lunch- Basmati Rice, Green Salad, Dal, Alu Fry, Ichor/Potol Chingri, Sorse Ilish Bhapa, Sweets, Chatni, Papad.
Evening Snacks- Vetki Fish Fry, Tea/ Coffee.
Dinner- Mixed Fried Rice, Chili Chicken, Chatni.
Breakfast- Alu Parota, Curd, Boiled Egg, Tea/Coffee.
Lunch- Rice, Green Salad, Dal, Hilsa Fry, Doi Ilish, Chatni, Papad Vaja.
Sundarban Hilsha Festival Package Rate
- → As per booking, accommodation of choice of room/ hotel.
- → Meals of all time: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner.
- → Necessary entry fees including Guides fees.
- → Jungle Safari within the Boat
- → Pickup & Drop Up from Kolkata
- → Well-Experienced & attentive Tour Guide
- → The things not mentioned in the inclusion section
- → Extra Services (directly payable)
- → G.S.T
- → All porter Charges
- → Medical Services
- → Camera Charges
- → Permission of any Audio System or Projector.
- → Insurance for Travelling