Description

Come discover fascinating and mysterious Bangladesh in Asia with this unique tour and vacation in the most interesting places of the country. Still unknown to mass tourism, this land has much to offer to its visitors, both in terms of cultural heritage and in terms of stunning pristine nature. This tailor-made holiday and journey to Bangladesh will allow you to make the best of both!
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Come discover fascinating and mysterious Bangladesh in Asia with this unique tour and vacation in the most interesting places of the country. Still unknown to mass tourism, this land has much to offer to its visitors, both in terms of cultural heritage and in terms of stunning pristine nature. This tailor-made holiday and journey to Bangladesh will allow you to make the best of both!
 
Your tailormade trip and tour includes:
  • Tour of Dhaka, the lively capital city of Bangladesh
  • Exploration of Sunderban Mangrove Forest admiring its unique landscapes and wildlife
  • Sightseeing in the main temples and monasteries

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Dhaka
    Day 1
    Dhaka

    Upon arrival in the morning at Dhaka airport transfer to hotel for refreshment. Later on start Dhaka city tour. Lunch will be served meanwhile.

    The tour will cover Lord Curzon hall (Office of the British vice Roy Lord Curzon) in Dhaka University campus, National Shahid Minar, symbol of Bengali nationalism, Dhakeshwari Hindu Temple, the Armenian Church, the Star Mosque, Ahsan Monzil Museum and Shadorghat. Dinner will be served in a local restaurant. Overnight in Dhaka. (Dhaka city tour depends on the flight arriving time).

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  • 2
    River cruise in Sunderban
    Day 2
    River cruise in Sunderban

    After an early breakfast head towards Mongla. En-route you will visit one of the World Heritage sites in Bangladesh, the 60-dome Mosques in Bagerhat known as Khhan Jahan Ali Mosque.  Lunch will be served in a local restaurant.

    Once in Mongla in the late afternoon you will board your vessel and start your journey towards Sunderban. After an hour the boat will stop at Dhangmari/Changpai for forest access formalities. Afterwards proceed on your sailing trip while enjoying the breath-taking landscapes of Sunderban till you reach Katka. Dinner and overnight on board at anchor.

     

     

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  • 3
    Cruising through Sunderban
    Day 3
    Cruising through Sunderban

    Today you will take part in some activities in the forest such as exploring the narrow creeks and canals by country boat to observe the wildlife. A short walk inside the forest might be arranged and you will spend some time on the beach and watching tower.

    After returning to the boat you'll start sailing towards Kochikhali (Tiger point). Upon arrival you will take a short walk around the forest office area. BBQ Dinner and overnight inside Sunderban on board.

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  • 4
    Sunderban - Kushtia
    Day 4
    Sunderban - Kushtia

    Early in the morning the boat will start its journey back to Mongla. Lunch will be served on board. In the afternoon you will reach Mongla. Transfer to a tourist couch and travel to Kustia.(4 hours drive). Upon arrival in Kustia check in to the hotel.

    Visit the Tomb of Lalon Shah, the spiritual mendicant and famous mystic poet of the Bengali literature. Enjoy famous mystic Lalon folk songs in the evening. Dinner and overnight in Kustia.

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  • 5
    Kushtia - Rajshahi
    Day 5
    Kushtia - Rajshahi

    After an early breakfast travel to Rajshahi which is called "the city of silk" or "city of mango". En-route you will visit the temple city of Putia including Hindu temples such as Govindha, Gopala, Shiva temple, Anika Temple, and Lord Putia Palace. Meanwhile seasonal fruits will be served as lunch.

    After the tour of the city drive towards Rajshahi. It’s an hour drive. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Time permitting visit a silk factory, if open.

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  • 6
    Rajshahi - Bogra
    Day 6
    Rajshahi - Bogra

    Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast travel to Bogra. En-route we visit Kushimba Mosque and Paharpur Buddhist Monastery (781 BC- 821 BC), the single largest Buddhist monastery in the world which is also one of the world heritage sites declared by Unesco. A pure Bangladeshi lunch will be served in Paharpur in a local house.

    Late afternoon arrive in Bogra and check in to the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Bogra.

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  • 7
    Bogra - Dhaka
    Day 7
    Bogra - Dhaka

    After breakfast visit Mahastangahr bazaar and museum. Mahastanghar was the capital of Mourzo, Gupto, Pal and Sen Dynasty. Return to the hotel.  Lunch will be served in the hotel restaurant.

    After lunch travel towards Dhaka. En-route visit Navaratna Hindu temple in Hatikumrul. Late evening arrive in Dhaka. Dinner in a local restaurant and overnight in Dhaka.

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  • 8
    End of tour
    Day 8
    End of tour

    Free time till departure. Transfer to the airport. End of services.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Meet and greet at the airport upon arrival
    • Airport transfers
    • Hotel accommodation on twin share basis
    • 2 night accommodation on board in Sundarban in a shared cabin
    • Reserved AC transport
    • All meals
    • Entry fees in all tourist spots as per itinerary
    • Cruise inside the forest
    • All activities inside the forest
    • 1 liter mineral water bottle per day
    • 1 BBQ dinner in the mangrove forest on board
    • Forest fees & permissions
    • Armed forest guard from from the forest department
    • Guide

    Price does not include

    • Airfare
    • Drinks 
    • Insurance
    • Items of personal nature
    • Porterage
    • Tips
    • Laundry
    • Telephone bill
    • Extras and services which are not mentioned in the itinerary