Hiron Point & Dublar Char


Also known as Nilkamal is another beautiful tourist destination in the Sundarbans South Wildlife Sanctuary. It is located on the western bank of the Kunga River with a long jetty and is a safe haven for tigers, deer, monkeys, birds, and reptiles. It is also an excellent spot for birding where one can see many kingfishers and egrets as well as various types of butterflies. At Keorasuti, 3 km from Hiron Point, there is an observation tower. It also offers dense mangrove forests, grassland, and stunning beaches. 

Dublar Char (Dubla Island) is an important tourist spot near Hiron Point on the coast of the Bay of Bengal. Fishermen live here for 6 months of the year (October to March) as they prepare dry fish. The popular Hindu festival Rash Mela takes place here in November during the full moon, to which thousands of religious devotees’ flock and has become a carnival-type tourist attraction in the Sundarbans. There is also an old lighthouse located on the island. It is a great experience for both local and international tourists to see the life of these fishermen and their fishing business on this tiny island. 

Tourists can have a comfortable stay in the middle of the forest in a 3-story rest house of Mongla Port Authority with prior booking.

Facilities and Amenities at Dublar:

  • BFD Patrol Office
  • HF Radio Station
  • Cyclone Shelter
  • Fish processing facilities and selling center
  • Mosque