Gosaba Heritage Places
a village in the 24 parganas in west bengal, this is also the gateway to the beauiful sunderbans. this village has a block development office, a panchayat and a community block. gosaba is also an island which was bought by a british officer many years ago as a part of a group pf islands he bought from a local zamindar. this place is rich in flora and fauna and especially tall trees of wood. fishing is the main occupation here and the fishermen work here in the mouth of danger everyday.
sajnekhali, sunderban 130 kms from kolkata. this watchtower is the most popular among all watchtowers because of its proximity to most of the resorts in the sundarban area and is also the head office of the forest department. permission to enter the sundarban tiger reserve is required to be obtained from here. this watch tower has a capacity to host 20 persons at a time. there is also a mangrove interpretation centre, a bono bibi temple as well as a crocodile park in the sajnekhali watchtower complex.
sudhanyakhali watch tower offers a vista point to spot the bengal tigers. the watchtower can fit 25 people at a time, and besides tigers, you can spot other sundarbans wildlife, like axis deers, wild boars and crocodiles. there is a freshwater pond adjacent to the tower where the animals come to drink water, which is why the tower's strategic location is ideal for wildlife spotting.
dobanki watchtower presents one with a unique experience of watching wildlife from its canopy walk. this canopy walk is about half a kilometre long and at a height of about 20 ft from the ground. there is also a sweet water pond and chital deers as well as brahmini kites are very often sighted here apart from the tigers.
burirdabri is famous place in sundarban. watch tower in the burirdabri is important view point in burirdabri. the layout of this watchtower is very beautiful with one walking over wooden bridges and then through the mud cage and finally culminating to a wooden watch tower over looking bangladesh with the river raimongal forming the international boundary between india and bangladesh.