Prepared by Mizanur Rahman Abdullah all masum Irin Sultana Salma Nasrin
1st Batch Dept. of Tourism and Hospitality Management Faculty of Business Studies University of Dhaka
Sundarban The mangrove forest
Classified as tropical moist forest. Temperatures vary between 30o and 21oC High temperatures occur from mid-March to mid-June Low in December and January.
Annual rainfall ranges of 1640-2000 mm.
Most rainfall occurs during the monsoon from May to October.
Humidity varies from 70% at Satkhira to 80% at Patuakhali.
Humidity is highest in June-October and lowest in February.
Tourist can enjoy…..
few accommodation and transportation facilities………. A large well equipped rest house at Hiron point A smaller one at katka Some launches equipped with catering and sleeping facilities Visitors can stay in Khulna and Bagerhat
Bay of Bengal Exploration Honey Collection (April – June) BonbibiMela (January) Dubla Rash PurnimaMela Bird-watching Tours Fishing with Trained Otters :
Bay of Bengal exploration
Exploring narrow creeks by silent country boat
Observing wildlife up close
Walking on the beautiful unspoiled sandy beaches along the Bay of Bengal
Visitors can join with the Mowal in their search for precious honey after watching the official opening ceremony. This can be a true adventure in the field of tiger
The local people of Sundarban pray for their safety to Bonbibi, The local deity and once a year they arrange a festive occasion with music, theaters, fairs etc.
Management constraints Geographical position Natural calamity Over exploitation of timber resources and fauna Illegal hunting and trapping Killing and marketing of marine mammals for food
A common boundary of approx. 20 km with Bangladesh. Rivers Raimongal and Harinbhanga form boundary with. Large unmanned stretches of border area. High population density with low socio economic status
Extremely poor fringe population
Global warming Though no concrete studies carried out to this effect Potential danger in the long run
Protection Establishment of new land based camps Special patrolling during sensitive periods Local youth involved in patrolling Floating camps and check posts Protection Monitoring Protocol Development of intelligence network