Welcome to the Greater Sundarbans!

This adventurous destination is a natural wonder and the bridge to a vibrant cultural corridor - inviting you to embark on a journey of a lifetime. Spanning across the enchanting communities that border the Sundarbans Reserved Forest, this unique tourism destination is a network of waterways leading visitors to awe-inspiring landscapes, rich biodiversity, and the warm hospitality of local people. Brace yourself for an immersive experience as you explore the world's largest remaining mangrove forest, search for the elusive Royal Bengal Tigers in their natural habitat, and engage with the fascinating traditions and heritage of the region's EcoVillages adjacent to the magical mangrove forest.

A visit to the Greater Sundarbans is an invitation to discover the wonders of nature and embrace the vibrant synergy of a truly captivating destination.

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Embarkation Points

These are the cities, communities and EcoVillages where you can stay and start your journey into the forest.

Sundarbans Reserved Forest

Points of Interest

Within the official boundaries of the Reserved Forest are many opportunities for exploration, including Ecotourism centers, heritage sites, hiking trails, wildlife sanctuaries, watch towers and beaches.

Greater Sundarbans Ecotourism Society

As a destination management organization, GSETS brings together local stakeholders that serve all aspects of the visitor experience, from lodging, tour operators, restaurants, and craftspeople - so that they can share insights into what makes their community stand out as a unique tourist destination. Learn more about our organization, how and why we were founded, and how you can become a member. 

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Greater Sundarbans Ecotourism Society Member Businesses

Welcome to the vibrant community of the Greater Sundarbans Ecotourism Society, where our diverse array of member businesses invites you to explore the richness of our region. From skilled artisans crafting unique souvenirs to seasoned ecoguides offering insightful tours, and from charming local restaurants serving authentic Sundarbans cuisine to eco-friendly hotels immersed in nature, our members embody the essence of responsible and immersive tourism. As you navigate through our listings, discover the varied experiences awaiting you, each contributing to the preservation of our delicate ecosystem and the well-being of our local communities. Join us in this journey of discovery and connection, and let the Greater Sundarbans captivate your heart.

Meet our Members

Why Visit the Sundarbans

Why Visit the Sundarbans

Responsible Tourism

Support our ecotourism initiatives that prioritize environmental conservation and community welfare, contributing to the long-term health and resilience of the Sundarbans Reserved Forest, ensuring the delicate ecosystem thrives for generations.

Why Visit the Sundarbans

Authentic Experiences

We integrate local cultural richness and traditions into the tourism experience, fostering a mutually beneficial relationship, offering opportunities to engage with communities, and savor traditional Sundarbans cuisine.

Why Visit the Sundarbans

Rich Biodiversity

Explore the majesty of the mangroves - a haven for nature enthusiasts where vibrant birdlife, diverse aquatic species, and unique animals thrive. We are committed to protecting the Sundarbans' unique biodiversity, promoting its vital role for the globe.