Jharkhali Travel Guide – A Complete Review

Jharkhali Travel Guide | Jharkhali Sundarban Travel Tips With Photo | Jharkhali Sundarban

Jharkhali is the last village in Sundarban area. Jharkhali is the most beautiful tourist spot. Actually Jharkhali is a  amazing upcoming tourist spot.Jharkhali is situated at a distance of 101 km from Kolkata.Your must visit Jharkhali for enjoy it’s exotic beauty.

Jhar-Bhanglow-A-tourist-lodge-in-Jharkhali-of-Fishery-department-in-forest - Jharkhali Sundorbon

Main Attraction Of Jharkhali:

  • Ifad area – Jharkhali Mangrove ecological garden
  • Dense Mangrove Forest
  • Watch Tower To get the view of Sundarban Wild Area
  • Jhar Bhanglow – A tourist lodge of Fishery department in forest zone

Way To Jharkhali – Jharkhali Route Direction:

  • Dharmatala to Jharkhali CSTC bus service has been started.Bus started from Dharmatala at 6.30 A.M. & from Jharkhali bus service started from 5.30 A.M,7.30 A.M .It takes around 4 hours. (This service has been stopped)
  • From Baruipur,Padmapukur bus stand SD 33 bus is available for Jharkhai. Lots of Baruipur – Jharkhali bus is available. This is currently the best way to reach Jharkhali
  • At afternoon, you may avail Tata Magic cab service from Jharkhali to Canning @ Rs 30

Side Scene In Jharkhali:

  • Take a cycle van from Jharkhali Bus stop & goto Samobai area( 7 KM distance)(Fare Rs 12-15/person Need 4 person).Then enter into the West Bengal Fishery department area by walk.
  • You need to walk 10-12 min to reach the popular IFad area in Jharkhali.
  • Visit the dense Mangrove forest around the IFad area & enjoy the silence of nature.
  • See the watch tower after the Goivernment tourist banglow to enjoy the beauty of Wild Sundorbon ( Entry fee Rs 5 in watch Tower).
  • You may hire a boat & see the wild sundorbon from water( Rate Rs 300/hours).Locals are helpful. You may ask anything if required.

Foods In Jharkhali:

  • You need to visit Hotel near Samobai area in Jharkhali for lunch/dinner. Better to order 1-2 hours before lunch/dinner
  • You may also buy foods from Jharkhali bazzar & ask locals to cook for you.

Stay In Jharkhali – Hotels In Jharkhali:

  • Jhar Bunglow is the best tourist lodge available in Jharkhali. But you must book in advance from Makukh Bhawan in Salt Lake
  • Stay in hotel near Samobai @ Rs 400 /day.Not too much good.
  • Stay hotels near Jharkhali bus stop.

Public Toilet/Sanitation Facility At Jharkhali:

  • No public urinal or sanitation facility is available in Jharkhali.For Girls/woman it is really a problem. Woman may talk with local girls & can use their bathroom. There is also a lots of open free space or dense forest. Woman/girls may use this open area/forest area for toilet.

Stay Safe In Jharkhali:

  • Tiger is the king of land just opposite of the river of  Jharkhali.Tiger may come anytime.
  • Do not bath in river water as river has full of Crocodile.
  • Do not land in wild river area
  • Do not walk in the iFad area after evening. as tiger may creat problem
  • Stay inside at hotel room as outside may have Snake or Tiger.
  • Carry your own medicine as Doctor & hospital is rare in this zone.

Picnic In Jharkhali:

  • Jharkhali is also a nice place to picnic in winter. But recently you have a provide a nominal fee Rs 400/group for Picnic in Jharkhai. Local cook is available. You can also contact the Jhar Bunglow caretaker to cook your food during picnic.

Photo Of Jharkhali Sundorban Area:

16 Responses to “Jharkhali Travel Guide – A Complete Review”


    I am interested to visit Jharkhali on 22st. january, 2012–Total 8 members. Like to have accommodation details at Jhar Bunglow at Jharkhali and designation of the person. Person to be contacted at Mayukh Bhavan in salt lake with e-mail id and phone no.Shall be obliged for such a favour.


    The date is corrected to 21st. January.


    we are a group of 8 adults wants to visit Jharkali on 7th of April & want accomodation at Jhar Bunglo.
    Please have booking done.

  4. K GANGULY Says:

    Jharkhali Mangrove Eco garden ia a 10-12 year old eco garden & was developed, Created & maintained by Calcutta Wildlife Society with the help of SDB & Forest & Env.Deptt. West Bengal.For more info write to mentioned e-mail add.

  5. K GANGULY Says:

    CWS Contact: cws@rediffmail.com

  6. Aloke Maity Says:

    I have contracted to cws@rediffmail.com and got phone number of Rvikumar: 09371423820
    But when I call this number, the person says he dont know anything regarding Jharkhali and he stay at Mumbai.

    Could you please provide phone number of contract person for booking Jharkhali tourist bunglow.

  7. Suparna Says:

    What’s the good tourist spots in jharkhali?

  8. Rajib Dey Says:

    Where to stay in Jharkhali? Is there any good hotels in Jharkhali?

  9. Rohit Sharma Says:

    Please provide driving direction from kolkata to Jharkhali forest

  10. Chaitali Harmalkar Says:

    What are jharkhali tourist attractions

  11. Shuvra Paul Says:

    How to book jharbunglow in jharkhali?

  12. Abir Mukherjee Says:

    What will be the best route to go Jharkhali from Sealdah?

  13. Nitin Dam Says:

    How to book Jharkhali tourist hotel over phone or online?

  14. Suvom Das Says:

    How to reach Jharkhali from saltlake Sector 5?

  15. Mriganka Pal Says:

    Does winter is a good time to visit Jharkhali?

  16. Rubi Patel Says:

    Where to find jharkhali sundarban map

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