A Memorable Stay at Sunderban Tiger Camp - Waxpol Resort #HomeAwayFromHome

Photo of A Memorable Stay at Sunderban Tiger Camp - Waxpol Resort #HomeAwayFromHome by Kanj Saurav

I visited the largest mangrove forest in the world Sunderbans in December 2022. Many of you might not know that Sunderban has some exotic resorts that make your trip to this gorgeous but marshy wild terrain comfortable. I had the opportunity pf staying in one such resort - Sunderban Tiger Camp


Nestled in the heart of the magnificent Sunderban region, Sunderban Tiger Camp - Waxpol Resort provided me with an unforgettable experience that allowed me to connect with nature in its purest form. Surrounded by the lush mangrove forests and teeming with diverse wildlife, this resort became my sanctuary, offering a perfect blend of comfort, adventure, and tranquility. This article recounts my personal journey, from the captivating encounters with the wildlife to the delectable cuisine and the exploration of nearby attractions. Join me as I delve into the enchanting world of the Sunderbans through the lens of my stay at the Sunderban Tiger Camp - Waxpol Resort.

Getting to Sunderban Tiger Camp - Waxpol Resort:

To reach Sunderban Tiger Camp - Waxpol Resort, one must first travel to Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal. Kolkata is well-connected by air, rail, and road transport. From Kolkata, a scenic journey by road takes you to Godkhali, the gateway to the Sunderban region. From Godkhali, one can take a boat ride through the winding waterways of the Sunderbans to reach the resort. The boat ride itself is an adventure, allowing you to witness the stunning beauty of the mangrove forests and the thriving wildlife that calls this place home.

The Resort and Accommodations:

Photo of A Memorable Stay at Sunderban Tiger Camp - Waxpol Resort #HomeAwayFromHome by Kanj Saurav

As I arrived at Sunderban Tiger Camp - Waxpol Resort, I was greeted by the warm and friendly staff who made me feel instantly at home. The resort offers a range of comfortable accommodations that blend seamlessly with the natural surroundings. From cozy cottages to spacious rooms, each option provides a serene and comfortable stay. The rooms are equipped with modern amenities, ensuring a relaxing experience after a day of exploration in the Sunderbans.

Sunderban Tiger Camp offers 21 uniquely crafted rooms with stunning views of the lagoon and resort landscape. The spacious rooms are designed for comfort and showcase local culture and history, featuring artwork by local artists and furniture made by local craftsmen. The resort strives to minimize its impact on the environment. Accommodation options cater to couples, families, and small groups, including Executive Cottages, Executive Rooms, Deluxe Cottages, AC Deluxe Huts, and Huts.

The Executive Cottages are perfect for two people, with a spacious layout and a balcony for relaxation and bird-watching. The cottage interiors are adorned with hand-painted artwork showcasing the flora and fauna of Sundarbans National Park. Each room is equipped with modern amenities and a work area, catering to the needs of eco-conscious travelers.

Exploring the Sunderbans and Nearby Attractions:

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The Sunderbans is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is renowned for its rich biodiversity and the majestic Royal Bengal Tigers. My days at the resort were filled with thrilling encounters with nature's wonders. Guided by experienced naturalists, I embarked on boat safaris deep into the mangrove forests, eagerly searching for glimpses of the elusive tigers and other wildlife species that inhabit this unique ecosystem.

As the boat glided through the narrow channels and creeks, I witnessed the beauty of the mangrove forests up close. The vibrant hues of green, the intertwining roots, and the serenity of the waterways created an enchanting backdrop for my wildlife encounters. Along the way, I spotted playful dolphins frolicking in the waters, diverse bird species soaring above, and crocodiles basking in the sun along the riverbanks.

Photo of A Memorable Stay at Sunderban Tiger Camp - Waxpol Resort #HomeAwayFromHome by Kanj Saurav

A visit to the Sunderban Tiger Reserve was a highlight of my stay. This protected area is home to an incredible array of flora and fauna, including the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger. Walking through the dense mangrove forests, with the sounds of nature enveloping me, I felt a deep connection to this untamed wilderness. The expert guides shared their knowledge about the unique ecosystem, ensuring an educational and immersive experience.

Back at the resort, I indulged in the delectable cuisine that showcased the flavors of the region. The restaurant at Sunderban Tiger Camp - Waxpol Resort served a variety of freshly prepared dishes, including local seafood delicacies and traditional Bengali cuisine. Each meal was a delightful culinary journey that complemented my adventure-filled days.

Nearby attractions, such as the Sajnekhali Wildlife Sanctuary and the Dobanki Watchtower, offer additional opportunities to explore the Sunderbans. These places provide a chance to spot more wildlife, including various bird species and other animals that thrive in this unique ecosystem. The Dobanki Watchtower offers panoramic views of the surrounding forests, allowing visitors to appreciate the vastness and beauty of the Sunderbans.

My stay at Sunderban Tiger Camp - Waxpol Resort was an extraordinary experience that immersed me in the captivating world of the Sunderbans. From the enchanting boat safaris and wildlife encounters to the cozy accommodations and delectable cuisine, every aspect of my stay at the resort surpassed my expectations. The Sunderbans, with its untamed beauty and thriving biodiversity, provided a profound connection with nature that left an indelible mark on my soul. If you seek an unforgettable adventure in the lap of nature, Sunderban Tiger Camp - Waxpol Resort is the perfect destination to embrace the wonders of the Sunderbans.

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