FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ) ABOUT SUNDARBANS HOUSEBOAT

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ) ABOUT SUNDARBANS HOUSEBOAT

Q1. What Is Sundarban?

Ans. Sundarban Is World’s Largest River Delta. It Is Situated In Both The Countries India (25%) And Bangladesh (75%). It Is Formed By The Three River, River Meghna, River Padma And River Brahmaputra. Sundarban Was Nominated As The New 7 Wonders Formed By The Nature.

Q2. Why We Visit Sundarban?

Ans. Named After The Tree “Sundari”, Sundarban Is The Largest Mangrove Forest. It Is A Home Of Many Flora And Fauna. Many Varieties Of Trees And Plants Are Found Here. The Most Exciting Thing Is That Sundarban Is A Home Of The Great Royal Bengal Tigers, One Of The Biggest And Most Dangerous Of The Cat Family.

Q3. What Is The Perfect Time To Visit Sundarban?

Ans. The Perfect Time To Visit Sundarban Is From November To February. But You Can Visit Any Time Throughout The Year.

Q4. What Is The Perfect Way To See The Sundarban?

Ans. Since The Sunderban Is Surrounded By All Rivers, The Only Means Of Transport Available For Travel To The Sundarbans Are Boats Or Houseboats. If You Want To See All The Natural Beauties Of Sundarbans, Then Houseboat Is The Perfect Transport.

Q5. Why I Choose FTS Stay For Travel To Sundarbans?

Ans. FTS Stay Is A Mobile Application Platform, Which Provides You An All-in-one Place Where You Can Rent A House Boat For Travel To The Sundarbans. You Can Rent Any Houseboat As Per Your Choice, As We Have Many Houseboats Which You Can Rent According To Your Choice And Need.

Q6. What Services Do You Provide In Sundarban Through FTS Stay?

Ans. Through FTS Stay, We Provide You A Platform Where You Can Rent A Houseboat For One Day Touring Purpose Or For Night Stay Also. Our Representative Will Show You All The Natural Beauties Of Sundarban. They Will Roam Along The River Coast And Try To Show You All The Flora And Fauna. There Are Many Watch Towers In The Internal Parts Of Sundarban Which Are Only Designed To Show You All The Roaming Animals Including The Beast ‘The Royal Bengal Tigers’. Our Houseboat Will Go To Those Watch Towers.

We Have Night Stays Available. Those Who Want To Experience The Night Life Of The Sundarbans And Those Who Want To Stay In The Middle Of The Forest At Night, Can Stop In The Houseboat At Night.

Q7. How Can I Rent A Houseboat Using FTS Stay?

Ans. First Of All You Have To Go To The Website Of Foodtravelstay.com To Download The Mobile Application Of FTS Stay Or You Can Simply Download It From The Google Playstore. You Have To Register Your Profile Where You Have To Add Some Necessary Information Like Your Adhaar Card Details And Pan Card Details. Then, You Can Search The Location Of Sundarban From The Location Searching Option. Then You Can Choose Your Desired Houseboat According To Your Choice. Pay The Charges And Then You Are Ready For An Unforgettable Experience.

Q8. What Are The Packages?

Ans. There Are Two Types Of Packages Available.
First For One Day Touring:- For One Day Touring, I.e. Only Visiting The Outer And Some Inner Parts Of The Sundarban, We Have One Day Touring Package, Where The Guests Have To Pay The Charge Of One Day Touring. Yes It Is To Be Mention That Food Charges And The Forest Permission Charges Are Not Included In This. Guests Have To Pay The Forest Permission Charge And Food Charges(if Needed).

Second The Night Packages:- For Those Who Wants To Stay In The Houseboat At Night, There Are Night Packages Available. Packages Like 2 Days+ 1 Night Package, 3 Days+ 2 Nights Package And So On Are Available Which The Guest Can Choose From According To Their Choice. In This Package, Food Charges And Forest Permission Charges Are Included.

Q9. Which Kind Of Food You Supply In The Houseboat?

Ans. There Are Welcome Drinks, Dinners, Lunch And Breakfast Available. When You Enter The Houseboat, You Will Be Welcome By The Welcome Drink Followed By The Breakfast. There Is A Kitchen Available In The Houseboat. The Chef Will Make Food According To Your Choice (both Veg And Non-veg).

Q10. What About The Drinking Water Supply?

Ans. The Staff Of The Houseboat Will Arrange Mineral Drinking Water At The Start Of The Journey. They Will Arrange Water According To The Number Of Days Of Your Visit.

Q11. What Types Of Boats You Provide?

Ans. We Have Many Varieties Of Boats. There Are Three Beds, Four Beds, And Five Beds Houseboats Available. You Can Choose According To The Number Of Persons.

Q12. How Many People Can Visit In A Single Houseboat?

Ans. For Touring Purpose Only, We Can Take 30-40 People With Houseboat. But For Night Stay, People Can Rent A Houseboat According To The Number Of Persons.

Q13. What Are The Charges?

Ans. First Of All Charges May Vary According To The Season And The Number Of People Renting The Houseboat. During November To February, Charges Are High Because This Is Perfect Time To See The Great Royal Bengal Tigers.

Let Us Consider You Are 4 People. If You Are Renting The Houseboat For Only One Day Touring Then The Charge Is Rs.5500-10000 For The Whole Houseboat.

Now, If You Renting For Night Stay, Then Charges Are Like 5000-10000 Per Person (depends Upon The Number Of Days Of Your Visit, Season Of Your Visit, Type Of Houseboat You Choose And The Number Of People).

Q14. Where Is The Pickup And Drop Location?

Ans. By Air- The Nearest Airport Is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Airport, Which Is Location In Kolkata. From There You Have To Book A Cab Or You Can Take A Train.

By Train- The Nearest Major Railway Station Is Howrah And Sealdah, Which Is Also In Kolkata. Then You Can Take A Train To Canning Railway Station, Which Is The Nearest Local Railway Station. There Are Many Local Transports Available Which Will Drop You To Godkhali, Which Is The Pickup And Drop Location.

By Road- Godkhali Is Connected By Well Managed Road. You Can Book A Cab And Come To Godkhali.

Sometimes Pickup And Drop To Canning Or To Kolkata Are Also Available.

Q15. What About The Cancellation Policy?

Ans. Yes, You May Cancel Your Booking Any Time. But, There Are Cancellation Charges Which You Will Find On The Website Of Foodtravelstay.com.

Q16. What If I Want To Extend My Booking Period?

Ans. For This, You Have To Contact FTS Stay. If The Boat Is Free For That Period Of Time Then You Can Extend Your Booking After Paying For Those Days In Advance.

Q17. Is There Any Child Policy?

Ans. There Are Some Discounts For The Children Who Are 6 Years Or Less.

Q18. What About The Security Issues?

Ans. We Follow All The Guidelines And All Security Norms Which Are Prescribed By Forest Department And Inland Water Transport Authority. We Have Taken All The Security Measures That Need To Be Taken During A Jungle Visit. All Houseboats Are Equipped With High Security. There Will Be Guards Who Will Protect You At The Time Of Night Stay. We Recommend Not To Let Your Child Free On The Houseboat.

Q19. Is There Any Tour Guide Available?

Ans. There Will Be A Chef, A Driver And A Staff Will Be Present. The Staff Will Guide Your Tour.

Q20. What If I Have Any Other Question Which Is Not Answered Here?

Ans. If You Have Any Issue Then You Can Mail Us At [email protected] Or You Can Call Or Whatsapp Us On 7890932779.