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2 Forests to Explore in South 24 Parganas

Checkout places to visit in South 24 Parganas

South 24 Parganas

It is the largest district of West Bengal and the sixth most populous district in India.

Forests to Explore in South 24 Parganas

Sajnekhali wildlife Sanctuary

The area is mainly mangrove scrub, forest and swamp. It was set up as a sanctuary in 1976. It is home to a rich population of different species of wildlife, such as water fowl, heron, pelican, spotted deer, rhesus macaques, wild boar, tigers, water monitor lizards, fishing cats, otters, Olive ridley turtle, crocodiles, Batagur terrapins, and migratory birds.

Sundarban National Park

The Sundarbans National Park is a national park, tiger reserve, and biosphere reserve in West Bengal, India. It is part of the Sundarbans on the Ganges Delta, and adjacent to the Sundarban Reserve Forest in Bangladesh. On 4 May 1984 it was declared a national park. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site . It is considered as a World Network of Biosphere Reserve.

Map of Forests to explore in South 24 Parganas