Indranil Sen, West Bengal State Tourism Minister, told the Assembly that the West Bengal government is planning ways to improve tourism infrastructure in the Sundarbans. According to Sen, the state government was tied to the private sector and foresees a host of new infrastructure opportunities in the Sundarbans.Read also – Tourism in Nepal: good news! Fully Vaccinated Travelers No Longer Need Mandatory RT-PCR Testing
In the forests of the Sundarbans, infrastructures such as eco-responsible hotels, entertainment and various other measures are planned to be put in place and studied. Read also – Kaziranga National Park will remain closed from March 26 to carry out a census of one-horned rhinos
Currently, the state of West Bengal offers a range of tours from the city to the Sundarbans for travelers. The government has also introduced ferries to the jungles. Currently, the government is looking at other ways to develop infrastructure. Read also – Tourism in Ladakh: take part in the very first Siachen ice climbing festival
Reports indicate that the West Bengal government was eager to launch houseboat services in the Sundarbans within the next six months. It would be very similar to that of Kashmir.
The major destination of the country’s mangrove forest is the Sundarbans. It is home to Bengal tigers and unique species. Nearly 400 majestic tigers are found there. If you are visiting West Bengal, the Sundarbans must be on your travel bucket list.