KHULNA

Kotka, Sundarbans

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Kotka Sea-beach is located in the south-east corner of the Sundarbans and about 90 kilometers away from Mongla port. One of the main attractions of the Sundarbans is Royal Bengal Tiger. It is possible to meet the tiger with security from the beautiful tourist center ‘Kotka Sanctuary’. Kotka Sanctuary always occupies a different place in the list of tourist favorites as it has beautiful deer, variety of birds, crocodiles, peaceful nature, presence of wild animals. There is a rest house of forest department in Kotka and from this, huge waves of the ocean can be seen. There are numerous small canals surrounding it. Tours with boats in the canals are really enjoyable.

HOW TO GO:

Launch is the main and only medium to reach Kotka. Tourists can use launch from Khulna to Rupsha or Mongla port of Bagerhat and then they can use ship from Mongla or Morelganj or Sharonkhola to reach Sundarbans. There are some buses starting from Dhaka to Khulna whose details are given below.

NAME OF SERVICE COUNTER NAME (PHONE NO.)
Hanif Enterprise Gabtoli Terminal (8015366, 8011750, 9003380)
Jhenaidah (041-810451)
Green Line Fakirapool (9356506)
Sayedabad (7552739)
Kalabagan (9112287)
Eagle Paribahan Gabtoli (8017698, 8017320, 04494413673)

WHERE TO STAY:

There are many hotels and government rest house in Khulna to stay in.

HOTEL NAME PHONE NO.
CSS Rest House 041722355
Hotel Castle Salam 041730725
Hotel Royal International 041813067-9
Platinum Jute Mills Ltd Rest House 041762335

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