March-late June, Hot and humid Temperatures - 36.5°C-41.2°C.
June-September, Heavy rainfall Annual Rainfall - 1640-2000 mm
October-March, Cool and pleasant Temperatures - 9.2°C-29.3°C
Local Languages: Bengali, Hindi & English
Best Time to Visit: September-March, although the luxury tours to the Sunderbans carry on year round, and the monsoon holds its own magic over tourists on the expanse of the Sunderbans
Clothing: Light cottons are sufficient for the year through and carry a pair of sturdy boots
Moving around: Sunderbans can only be explored by boat rides that take you through the criss-cross waterways.
Tourist Offices: Field Director, Sunderbans Tiger Reserve, Canning PO, 24 Parganas, Tel: 03218-214311
Permits: You don't need a permission to take a boat trip through Sunderbans. However, if you are visiting Sajnekhali and the area controlled by Project Tiger, get a permit from the Forest Office in Sajnekhali.