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“Aventures with Tigers”
Review of Sundarban Chalo

Sundarban Chalo
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Owner description: Tour Company to the Sundarban Jungle..
Leekerweg, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Aventures with Tigers”
Reviewed December 25, 2012

We entered this trip with some trepidation as Vivek the organiser attempted to kidnap me even before I'd paid for the trip. However, after a short wait for the craziest taxi driver ever the trip was under way. An interesting journey through the Kolkatta jungle to Sundraban. Breakfast and Chai provided en route. We then took a lesuirely boat Journey to the hotels in Sundraban where we would be based for the next 3 days. The first evening was a sunset bird watching boat trip very relaxing. Food was prepared upon arrival and was traditional Indian fair. A few beers followed and the hosts even allowed us to use their internet it was all good fun. An early start followed and then onwards to another boat trip with guide from the tiger reserve. Unfortuneatley no tigers spotted but plenty of crocodiles wild boar and dear. Food was provided on board the boat and again was lovely. Lazy day in the sun chugging along on a traditional boat. That evening we were entertained by traditional indian music. Along with beers and guitar with are two hosts V and V. My friend was that enamoured he stayed in the hosts tents. He wanted to get back to basics he said. Toilet facilities and food hotel etc all excellent with cable tv and showers very clean. Met the owners of the hotel as well who were all accomadating to our needs. A few small shops on the islands selling local honey and traditional nick nacks. We ended up on a boat the second day and then a late night return to Kolkatta. All in all a great expereicnce I wont forget and made some great friends V & V Rohit and Santos. Hoping them all the best in the future and realising their dream of being the number 1.

THanks again guys

Dave Owen

Visited December 2012
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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Memorable trip with memorable guys.....”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

The Journey to Sundarban was very exciting.The trip was started from our home itself by a Scorpio and the Pilot was non other then Ali bhai the funny guy. The arrangement of Sundarban Chalo Day tours was simply awesome especially Vkaaz , Vivek & last but not the least Ali Bhai these guys are very friendly and they felt us like we are their family member. The Banani Resort was very good.The bonfire night was just awesome and I must say mr. Vkaaz made our Trip with his song & Guitar. Food was great . sundarban is a great place to visit. Especially with Sundarban Chalo Day Tours....

Visited December 2012
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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A Wonderful Experiance of Life”
Reviewed December 17, 2012

The journey to Sundarban was very exciting. We Had to travel by Train, Cab, Boat, And Finally a Cycle Rickshaw to reach at the Banani Resort. There we met with our Tour guide Vkaaz who was very friendly and helpful. The bonfire night was just awesome and I must say mr. Vkaaz made our Trip when we heard him singing and playing Guitar. Food was great . Though We saw only deers and some birds in sundarban still I would say It is a great place to visit.,

Visited December 2012
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Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“wonderful, peaceful time :)”
Reviewed December 16, 2012

Unfortunatly our 2 days were really hot so that we didn't see any animas except a few birds and a dead crocodile, but it was a wonderful time! The silence and peace in this area was a great relief after the stressful Colkata and we enjoyed the time with the funny guides. The village tour gave us the opportunity to look into the lifestyle of the "real Indians" without being annoyed and we could take our time with them, and they with us.
If you need higher standards for your stay in a hotel, it is not that luxury, but acceptable.

Visited October 2012
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Swindon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great place to relax”
Reviewed December 3, 2012

Vivek, Rohit and Vikash made us feel extremely welcome on our two night tour. All travel arrangements went well and the company was great on the long journey from Kolkata. The hotel was basic and functional but don't expect 5 stars on this little island as it is much more about the experience. The tours were great and the local guide Manu who came along to spot animals and give information was exceptional. I loved the day long boat trips and the guys made every evening fun with plenty to do, but for me what really stood out was the helpfulness of the guys when my partner fell ill (she was ill prior to this trip) as they would always go out of their way to make sure she had all her needs taken care of - These guys made our trip !

Visited November 2012
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