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From this page, tourists will be able to know about the travel information of Bagerhat district. Which will come in handy in their travels. Not only this, with the name of each travel destination there is an hyperlink of an informative video which will give a clear idea about the place by watching the video and will make them interested in traveling.

 

Crocodiles in the water, tigers on land, this is our Sundarbans. The location of the Sundarbans covers a large area in the southwestern part of the country. Two hundred years ago, the extent of the original Sundarbans was about 1600 square kilometers. Due to shrinkage, the actual area now stands at about 10,000 square kilometers. After the partition of British India, about two-thirds of the Sundarbans fell in Bangladesh and the rest in India. As such, the Bangladesh part of the Sundarbans is about 5700 sq km and the Indian part is about 4200 sq km. About 4100 sq km of land and 1800 sq km of wetlands are part of Bangladesh. The Sundarbans is divided into four administrative ranges under the two divisions of East and West. The ranges are Chandpai, Sharankhola, Khulna and Satkhira. In 1855, the Sundarbans was declared the first protected forest. Of this, about 32,400 hectares have been identified as wildlife sanctuaries. In 1997, the Sundarbans was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is the 696th World Heritage Site. According to one, the Sundarbans is currently home to about four and a half thousand Royal Bengal Tigers and more than thirty thousand Chitra deer. Apart from this, deer, wild boar, monkey, guisap, otter dolphin, saltwater crocodile, king cobra, bengal cobra, python etc. are seen in the Sundarbans.

There are about 330 species of plants in the Sundarbans. Notable among these are- Sundari, Keora, Pashur, Dhundal, Amur, Garan, Garjan, Kholashi, Bola, Hetal, Golpata, Tiger Fern, Hargoza etc.

About 280 species of birds are found in the Sundarbans, both local and migratory. Notable among them are big white buck, sea eagle, falcon, mask fiskfoot, different species of fisherman, finch, needle thief, woodpecker, forest rooster. In addition, about four hundred kinds of fish are found in the Sundarbans area.

 

Sundarbans

 

Kotka is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Sundarbans under the Sharankhola Range. The beauty of this place in the lap of the Bay of Bengal fascinates everyone. The Jamtala beach here is also quite interesting. On the way to Jamtala beach, there is a four-storey jungle observation center. And there is a wooden bridge on the way to Katka Tiger Tiller. The Bengal Tiger, Chitra deer, wild boar, monkeys, saltwater crocodiles and various species of birds can be seen at the Katka Sanctuary. The Katkar creeks (small canals in the Sundarbans) can be seen by boat during high tide.

 

Another interesting place in Sharankhola Range is Kachikhali Sanctuary. This place is also famous for tigers. Apart from this, various birds including Chitra deer, wild boar, Bengal cobra, python, salt water crocodile can be seen in the place.

Kachikhali

 

The Sundarbans is a small island in the Bay of Bengal next to the Kachikhali Sanctuary. Seen from a distance, it is called egg char because it is oval in shape. A variety of birds can be seen here.

Egg Char

 

Another notable place in the Sharankhola Range is the Triangular Island. The island on the triangular canal on the east bank of the Kunga River is a sanctuary for various birds and wildlife. Kokilmani is a little upstream of this place.

Triangle

 

Dublar Char is a notable place in the Chandpai Range. Dubla is an isolated island between the rivers Kunga and Mara Pashur. In winter, hundreds of fishermen come here to make dried fish. Every year Ras Mela is held on Dublar Char on the occasion of holy bath Ras Purnima.

Dublar Char

 

This place in the southern Sundarbans is under the Khulna Range. Another name for it is Nilkamal, located on the west bank of the Kunga river. Bengal tiger, chitra deer, monkey, wild boar, reptile and various species of birds are here. There is a wooden path made by the forest department to go to the Keorashuntki forest observation tower about two kilometers away from Nilakalam. If you stay in the cruise ship at Hiran Point at night, you can hear the chirping of flying fish in the canal.

Diamond Point

 

Karamjal is part of the Sundarbans closest to Mars. It takes about half an hour to travel by motor boat from Mongla to the place under Chandpai Range. There are wildlife breeding centers, wooden bridges for walking in the forest, etc. Apart from this, various wild animals can also be seen here. Karamjal is an ideal place for day to day travel.

Karamja

 

It takes about three hours to reach this place in the Chandpai range by river from Mongla. Harbaria Ecopark has been built here. Apart from various wild animals and birds, one of the attractions of Harbaria is the Maya deer.

Harbaria

 

Shivsa in the Sundarbans is a significant place in the Khulna Range. Apart from the various biodiversity of the Sundarbans, the main attraction here is the destruction of two ancient structures. The two structures built in the sixteenth century are the Shekhertek Temple and the Barbari. The site is located on the east bank of the Shibsa River, about twenty-five kilometers from the Nalian Range office in the Sundarbans.

Shivsa

 

Swatch on No Ground is a kingdom of whales and dolphins in the deep sea south of the Sundarbans. If you go on a trawler or ship suitable for navigating the sea, you will see flocks of dolphins in the place. If luck helps, whales can also be seen here.

Traveling to the Sundarbans has become much easier now thanks to a few private travel agencies. Traveling here on private initiative is very difficult and risky. From Mongla, you can take a day trip in a small engine boat and visit Karamjal and its surrounding areas. However, for two or three days or more in the Sundarbans and if you want to go to the deep places of interest in the Sundarbans, you must take the help of an experienced and professional travel agency

 

Swatch of no Ground

There is a huge tank next to the tomb of Hazrat Khanjahan. This tank is made by him. Seeing the huge dighi built on 160 acres of land, everyone is still amazed at how this huge reservoir was built. Everyone knows it as Thakur Dighi. Various myths about this lake can be heard among the local people.

Thakur Delhi still has the worlds rarest species of freshwater crocodile. Kalapahar and Dhalapahar, which are more than a hundred years old, have passed away a couple of years ago. At present there are six freshwater crocodiles gifted by the Government of India in this tank. The whole dighi is surrounded by the houses of the descendants of various servants and employees of Hazrat Khanjahan (ra). Annual Urs and Mela are held here every year for the month of Chaitra

Thakur Dighi

The Singra Mosque is an ancient structure located on the Bagerhat-Khulna highway in the village of Sundarghona, about three hundred yards south-east of the sixty-domed mosque. Each arm of this square mosque is 39 feet long on the outside and 25 feet long on the inside. The walls of the brick mosque are about 6 feet wide. There are three entrances on the east wall of the mosque. There are three ornate mihrabs on the west wall along the entrance. However, the central mihrab is relatively large and well-appointed. There is an entrance on the north and south walls. No clear information is available about the construction period of this mosque. However, considering its construction style, historians think that the construction period of Singra Mosque is around the middle of the fifteenth century. By 1980, the mosque was in a state of disrepair. On 12 December 1975, the Department of Archeology of the Government of Bangladesh declared it a protected antiquities. The mosque was then renovated several times at different times. At present regular prayers are held at Singra Mosque.

Singra Mosque

It is a newly awakened char next to the egg char. On this small island, the char is a birds paradise and a fishermans abode. Many fishermen who come to the Sundarbans to catch fish because they are not afraid of tigers go to the birds at night.

Bird pirates

It takes about two to two and a half hours to go from Mongla to Laudub by engine boat. This place in the Chandpai range is densely forested on one side of the Sundarbans and inhabited on the other side across the canal

Laudub

 
 

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