Sundarbans is a very popular name for the thirsty Adventure Travelers. Among these fascinating places of Sundarbans, Katka has always occupied a different interest in the list of tourists. Katka beach is located in the southeast corner of Sundarbans. It is about 90 km away from Mongla port of Khulna. It is the main center of the Sundarbans Eastern Sanctuary.
One of the main attractions of the Sundarbans is the Royal Bengal Tiger. But watching the tiger in the forestry area is just as risky. However, the two possible sightings of tigers which are considered safe- from the Katka Sanctuary, mainly a beautiful tourist center in Sundarbans. Most often every tourist can see the Royal Bengal Tiger from here. Besides, the presence of charming Chitra deer, different species of birds, calm nature and various wild animals all fill this place with amazing beauty.
If you want to visit Katka Sanctuary you must first visit the Sundarbans. The launch is, in fact, the primary ways to travel to Katka. Mainly, the launch is anchored with tourists at the Katka Canal. When you will cross the west side of the canal, it is the offices of the forest department. From here you will see a short walkway. Then you will watch the sea within a little distance. You can observe the huge waves of the ocean. From this place, you can see the beautiful sunset. There are numerous small canals around it. If you travel by boat on these canals, it is so funny. On the bank of the canal you will see a group of Chitra deer hanging out in groups. Apart from this, monkeys, leopards, and forest cocks are also seen. Occasionally the roar of the tiger can be heard here. The dark night will actually fascinate and captivate you to the tune of millions of light of the lightning bug.
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Besides, if you can go to a little quiet area, you can meet Chitra deer. You will find Tiger Tila where the tiger is often seen. On the two sides of this area, there are the treses of Keora and Golpata. You will also see various types of birds in this part of Sundarbans (Tour Plan).
How Much Does It Cost:
The daily public travel fee for domestic tourists in the sanctuary area is – BDT 150, for students – BDT 30. For foreign tourists, the travel fee is BDT 1500. Out of the sanctuary, the travel fee of the local tourists – BDT 70, for student – BDT 20. Travel fee for domestic tourists in Karamjal is Tk 20 per person, BDT 300 for foreigners.
Apart from the travel fee of the forest department, the other charges include a fee of BDT 500 per day for guides, BDT 300 for security guards, BDT 70 for launch crew, BDT 200 for Telecommunication fee. Domestic tourists have to pay BDT 200 for video cameras and BDT 300 for foreign tourists.
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How to go to Katka Sea Beach
At present, there are more than a hundred companies engaged in tourism business in Sundarbans including Travel Mate. You can easily get to Sundarbans with a good tour management company. You can go to Katka through all these established company.
The main way to go to Katka is Launch. Tourists anchor the launch at Katka canal.
Apart from this, there are various bus services that go to Khulna or Bagerhat from Gabtali and Sayedabad. From Sayedabad, you will find bus services including Meghna Transport and Parjatak Paribahan from the Terminal. From the Gabtali bus terminal, you will find at Sakura Transport and Shohagh Paribahan. If you want, you can also come to Khulna by train from Kamalapur. You can get a launch from Rupsa from Khulna or from the Mongla port of Bagerhat to the Sundarbans. You can also rent different boats from Bagerhat (Morelganj, Sharankhola) to go to Sundarbans.
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Where Will You Stay Near Katka-
There are arrangements to stay at Kachikhali Tiger Point, Nilkamal of Hiron Point, and Rest House of Forest Department in Katka. If you want to stay in the Nilkamal, it will cost BDT three thousand per room for domestic tourists and BDT five thousand for foreigners. At Kachikhali, it will cost BDT three thousand per room and five thousand for foreigners. It will cost BDT two thousand per room in Kotka and BDT 5000 per room for foreigners.
There is not enough residential hotel accommodation in Bagerhat. The facilities at the Mamtaz Hotel on Rail Road are good, but the cost is a little bit high. You can also search for other hotels near Mamtaz Hotel.
Tourism Corporation has a hotel to stay in Mongla. There are some general quality hotels for tourists to stay at the Poshur Bondor.
If you want to stay in Satkhira city, you will find some general quality hotels.
The best option to stay near Sundarbans is Khulna city. There are some of the most popular residential hotels in Khulna City. For example, Hotel Royal, Castle Salaam, Hotel Tiger Garden, Hotel West Inn, Hotel City Inn, Hotel Millennium, etc.
Want To Travel Katka?
Katka Beach is a perfect place for a group or family tour. The beauty of this place will give you awesome feelings. At the same time, you can come back with a fresh mind by visiting here. Hopefully, you can go to Katka Sea Beach within a tight budget. If you want to travel Katka Beach with safety and want to enjoy the place with more joy, Travel Mate can help you with arranging the tour. Contact us for further details. Above all, you may add any missing information about things to do or places to visit in Katka Sea Beach from the comment section. Happy Traveling. ♥