The Sundarbans boasts of a diverse fauna which comprises around 260 species of birds, and some endangered animals like the Indian Python and Estuarine Crocodile. It is also home to the Bengal Tiger. Sundarbans also has great biodiversity when it comes to flora; 334 plant species belonging to 245 genera and 75 families, 165 algae and 13 orchid species.
The Sundarbans consists of three wildlife sanctuaries which have been protected by a number of laws due to the cultural and ecological significance of the place. Climatic irregularity, poaching and illegal lumberjacking are few of the reasons which has the ecosystem of this area vulnerable. Various organizations of the world have come together for protection of the Sunderbans.
Tourists love visiting the Sunderbans for a host of reasons. Tourists often visit the place to get a glimpse of The Royal Bengal Tiger. Besides, spending a night on a boat in middle of a distributary is a thrilling experience. The Sundarbans is also a photographers’ paradise with picturesque landscapes and beautiful biodiversity. In fact, tourism provides livelihood to a lot of natives of the region.
Words cannot do justice to the experience which is the Sundarbans. Come, Visit, Feel.