SUDHANNYAKHALI Watch Tower – Sundarbans Tigar Camp

SUDHANNYAKHALI Watch Tower

SUDHANNYAKHALI Watch Tower

by

Joydeb Das and Amal Nayek

Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower

 

Sudhannyakhali is nearby Sajnekhali (20-minute journey). It is located on a side of the creek of the adjacent river Sudhannyakhali.

River Sudhanyakhali
River Sudhanyakhali

At Sudhannyakhali there is a Mangrove Park with varieties of mangrove plants and a Watch Tower beside a pond to see wildlife on a stretch of cleaned-up “observation-areas”.  Sudhannyakhali Watch Tower has a capacity to host 25 persons at a time.The garden area has many trees with name plates which help you know the different varieties of trees found in Sundarbans. There are many man-made creeks in this area which helps you get a clear view of animals who pass through this area.

Spotted Deer
Spotted Deer

A lucky visitor can see a tiger as most of the tigers are sighted from this tower. In the sweetwater pond, animals come to drink water.

Harial Dove
Harial Dove

The common sighting of other animals is wild boar, spotted deer, monkey, monitor lizard, jungle fowl, varieties of birds, crabs, mud-skipper and even the snakes like King cobra, pit-viper.

Ruddy Kingfisher
Ruddy Kingfisher

 

  • Entry: Paid
  • Not Allowed: Pets
  • Timings – Opening & Closing: Monday – Friday: 7.00 AM – 5.00 PM , Saturday: 7.00 AM – 5.00 PM , Sunday: 7.00 AM – 5.00 PM , Public Holidays: 7.00 AM – 5.00 PM
Common Bronze back (বেত আছাড়া)
Common Bronze back (বেত আছাড়া)
 

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