Sunderban Tiger Camp, Sunderban National Park, West Bengal
Sunderbans National Park is the largest estuarine mangrove forest in the world. The majestic ‘Royal Bengal Tiger’ adds to the charm of the Sunderbans. In this mangrove forest, which is the only natural abode of the tigers, the camp offers four type of accommodation, totalling 21 rooms, designed with a focus on comfort, art and relevance to the local culture and history.
Seek rural atmosphere with modern day luxury in this camp as it includes huts, cottages, executive rooms and executive cottages. The interiors of the cottages are hand-painted by a local artist and the furniture is made with the extensive use of local craftsmanship and material in some cases. This Tiger Camp is one of the world’s unique resort destinations, because there is so much to experience. Dayapur island has no electricity and fresh water available; yet guests are able to enjoy the hospitality due to the rain water harvesting and energy generation through solar cells and generators.
It is that land, where past lives in present, as several writers have written about this mystic place at length. One can also relax and enjoy the sun whilst cruising or at the resort. Tours round the Sunderbans region or special activities such as wildlife safaris, dingy boat rides, crab catching, etc. are also organised. The resort has a private lake for migratory bird viewing within the premises, special birding walks in and around the resort, and organises visits to the local villages for cultural interactions.