Waterways is the largest inland waterways company in India operating
Sunderban Cruises (West Bengal,
Vivada Cruises takes you through the meandering rivers and the eerie creeks
of Sunderbans to make your trip a thrilling one.
: Sunderbans, the largest mangrove ecosystem in the world was declared a World
Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985 and was honored as a Biosphere Reserve in
1989. Sunderban boasts a mix of dense mangrove forests and a fabulous
wildlife that attracts visitors like a magnet. The unique biodiversity of
this delta wins applause from all those who visit it. The delta at the
meeting point of the great rivers, Ganga and Brahmaputra covers a total area
of 9630 square kilometers. Sunderbans flaunts 84 species of mangrove and
mangrove-related plants, 200 species of birds, Including herons, tree
birds, raptors, egrets and many more. It houses the largest number of Royal
Bengal Tigers in India.Out of the 102 islands at Sunderbans, 54 are
inhabited and the people here make a living from agriculture, fishing and
: The ship, M.V.Paramhamsa is 53 meters in length and it houses a total of
32 cabins. The four-decked ship has an under deck, main deck, first deck and
The comfortable rooms of M.V.Paramhamsa are air-conditioned, spacious and
possess attached baths for the convenience of its guests. The ship comes
with 12 luxury rooms on the first deck and 20 deluxe rooms on the main deck.
The rooms are equipped with telephone, ample reading stuff, tea and coffee
maker and even an emergency kit.
Best time to
visit: September to March. The region has a tropical climate with hot
summers and cold winters. Maximum and minimum temperatures during the summer
are 42°C and 37°C respectively. In winters, the maximum and minimum
temperatures are 29°C and 9.2°C respectively.