Sights to See
Bhagatpur Crocodile Project
Bhagabatpur is renowned for having a hatchery of the largest estuarine crocodiles in the world.
The Sajnekhali Bird Sanctuary
Located on the confluence of Matla and Gumdi this bird sanctuary is a part of the Sundarban National Park. The park boasts one of the largest concentrations and varieties of bird life in the world. Prominent among them are seven colourful species of Kingfisher, Plovers, White bellied Sea Eagle, Lap-Wings, Whimbrels, Curlew, Sandpipers and Pelican.
Sundarban is a Project Tiger Reserve -- India's homegrown initiative to protect the tigers’ dwindling numbers. Occupying an area of 2585 sq. km. the park is home to about 270 Royal Bengal Tigers.
Gateway to the Sunderbans,Piyali Islandissituated on the banks of Piyaliriver. A magical place, the island is haven of tranquility and shaded by mangrove forests. It is ideal for a weekend getaway from Kolkata and its adjacent areas.