Kalashdeep Sundarban

Kalashdweep is the seventh point on the tour of Sundarban National Park. Kalash Island, in South 24 Parganas, is a part of Sundarbans National Park that lies at the estuary of the River Matla. Being outside the Core area of Sundarbans, visitors with armed guards are permitted to get down on the beach.

During the dry season, it is the breeding ground of the Olive Ridley Turtles that arrive in a large numbers on this beach for nesting.

It is also the home to many varieties of coastal birds and is specially a good place to spot uncommon waders. The Great Stone-curlew or Great Thick-knee (Esacus recurvirostris) is sighted on the beach.

Access by boat to this wonderful beach is usually from the Forest Department’s Kalash Camp. A visit to Kalash Island combines the Sundarbans experience with bird-watching It is a well-kwon place for the visitors.

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