Tourist can get entry into STR only with the booked in registered boats. Licences to the boats are already registered in STR management.
Tourists should travel by either of the means mentioned below to boat boarding point at Godkhali and Dhamakhali (as per your tour operator instructions). So tourists are advised to contact tour operators or boat which is available online and make their bookings before reaching Sundarbans.
Kolkata is the nearest major city, which can be reached via train either to Sealdah or Howrah.
The nearest railhead to Sundarban Tiger Reserve is Canning Railway Station. Trains (EMU) to reach Canning, are available from Sealdah at an interval of every one hour.
The nearest airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Dumdum.
One can reach Godkhali or Dhamakhali by bus route. Thereafter, one can avail ferry to reach Sajnekhali or the nearby destinations. West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation organizes guided tours
Within Sundarban, the only way to get around is by boat or launch.