Bangladesh Hills, Lakes and Tribal life
Discover intriguing Bangladesh, a small Asian country still unknown to mass tourism but with plenty to offer. This complete tour will make you see the best of this land, from its natural heritage to its temples, shrines and palaces. It will be a real journey through history, art and culture with an interesting insight on the tribal life of Bangladesh.Read more
Here are the highlights of the tour:
You will be met and greeted at Dhaka Airport. Transfer to the hotel and, time permitting, sightseeing in the city, including Dhaka University, established in 1921 and still the best university of country, called "Oxford of South Asia".
You will see the campus with Curzon Hall, the Language memorial, Arts building, the Statue of freedom and Parliament house or National Assembly at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar. Back to the hotel after dinner and overnight.
After breakfast more sightseeing in Dhaka, including Savar National Memorial, Jahangirnagar university and Heritage park. After lunch stop at National museum, Liberation war museum, Lalbag fort, Armenian Church and much else. Transfer to the hotel and overnight.
Leave Dhaka for Chittagong by train/reserved AC van (about 265 km, 6 hours journey). On the way (if by reserve van) visit Sonargaon, the ancient capital of Bengal, Panam city and Goaldi Mosque. Arrival in Chittagong and transfer to the hotel for overnight.
Morning visit to temples and lake trip, visit Shuvolong water fall, Pedating-ting, tribal villages around the lake, tribal king’s house, traditional textile handloom factory and much more. Overnight in Rangamati.
Leave Rangamati for Bandarban (67 km about 2 hours journey by road) in the early morning. In Bandarban you'll enjoy a scenic drive up into the Burmese hills with casual sightseeing around the colorful native market town. Overnight at Bandarban.
Morning visit to local Buddhist shrines, a Marma village and the tribal complex. In the afternoon available options include Sangu river cruises by country boat, swimming or strolling along the sandy river beach, a visit to the hanging bridge, waterfalls and lookout points.
Typical evening pastimes are visiting the homes of the locals (with home-brew for the thirsty), tea-stall crawling or perhaps just checking out the bazaar. Overnight at Bandarban.
After breakfast set off for Moheshkhali. Sightseeing there and then back to Cox’s Bazar. After lunch travel to Himchori. Return to Cox's bazaar for overnight.
After breakfast leave for Chittagong (242 km). Arrival in Chittagong and sightseeing, including Goldsmith’s alley, Reasuddin bazaar, colonial architecture and temples, Ethnological Museum, Kadam Mubarak Mosque, and Shahi Jama-e-Majsid etc. Overnight in Chittagong.
After breakfast leave for Dhaka. On the way visit Moinamoti in Comill, the famous Buddhist Stupa and the war cemetery dedicated to the soldiers of II World War. Back to Dhaka, dinner and overnight.
After breakfast airport transfer and end of services.
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