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Dhaka village home stay trip

experience the difference – explore rural Dhaka around 30 KM

Dhaka overnight village home stay trip around 30km.

Overnight Village Home stays with Meghna cruise to char village, Zamindar palaces, archaeological excursion to Sonargaon & live folk Music.

Enjoy warm Bangladeshi Hospitality Imagine living in a traditional house at the countryside, while you enjoy a laid-back lifestyle and plenty of fresh air. Wake up to the sound of birds and cockerels and have a pleasant day with your friendly host family. Savor local food and participate in the delightful activities you experience-tending cattle, weaving, local kids playing, boating, hooking fish, local market, up growing education system, nearby zamindar palace, folk music and much more during your stay with host family The home stay programmed whisks visitors off a retreat of silence and rustic charm. Expeditions home stays offer an opportunity for visitors to stay at a rural family cottage which is easily accessible only 30 km. away from Dhaka city. Home stay village presents a different and enjoyable experience visitors to village have the delightful experience of savoring tropical fruits freshly plucked from the orchard. Cruise different villages in the summer water & canal by country boat during a stay at village.
Places to see: Sonargaon, Murapara, Meghna river cruise, weavers and farmer life around 30Km

Bangladesh expeditions organize regular overnight trip around Dhaka based home stay cottage lies Dhaka – sylhet high way only 30 km from zero point situated at bonaid village of Narsingdi which is border of Narsingdi and Narayangonj.

Expedition’s home stay based this trip popular by expatriate community who are live in Dhaka.
This trip cover rural landscape and activities of the villager’s include fishing, farmer lifestyle, weaving villages, Murapara Jamindar palace & sitalakhya river, sonargaon Museum & day long cruise on Meghna river, morning village bazaar, even a significant folk musical program before the sleep in our guest cottage.

This trip started from Dhaka at around 08:00 am in the morning after brief sightseeing of sonargaon museum, panam City, jamindar ruins palace. After having lunch cruise started from boddarbazar of sonargaon into the Meghna river which is widest and Ganges river system . before sunset the boat you leave at Gopaldi near Babur hat of narsingdi to take the car to the expeditions homestay for Musical program and overnight in the furnished cottage.
In the second day more activities in the villages around rural landscape and palaces like weaving, agriculture, fishing after having lunch drive back to Dhaka on way explore Murapara Jamindar palace or Noapara Jamdhani weaving faactory. hopefully arrive in the hotel / residence by 06:00 pm.

Price per person: USD. 110 ( Minimum 02 Adults)
Price per person: USD. 80 ( Minimum 04 Adults)
Price per person: USD. 70 ( Minimum 06 Adults)
Trip price include: all meal, Music, guided sightseeing and river cruise for 2 days, reserved a/c transport

Price exclude: children toys / lozenge
Our overnight trips around Bangladesh by air, Volvo bus, train and reserved car / coach

travel to Chittagong hill tracts

South-east Bangladesh travel in Chittagong hill tracts and beach
This trip covers Major travel attraction of Rangamati hillside Kaptai lake cruise, Bandarban hill town hiking, Cox’s bazaar beach and Saint Martin coral island.
Mode of Transport: A/c sleeper class bus + A/c van and public transport.

Day-01: Dhaka to Rangamati by overnight if you take morning A/c bus journey in that case additional cost @ 1500 Taka for night stay one more night.

Day-02: Rangamati Kaptai lake cruise up to shuvolong waterfalls along the cruise explore chakma handicraft center and Buddhas Monk and vihara, after having lunch from Peda ting ting traditional restaurant cruise back to Parjatan motel, before sunset photography in the hanging bridge in front of the hotel.

Day-03: in the morning drive to Bandarban through Chandra gona by reserved A/c micro bus, on arrival Bandarban check in Parjatan hill top hotel then continue on to visit around Tiger hill and Golden temple after lunch free time in the hanging bridge and Meghla spot.

Day04: in the morning drive to Nilgiri which is the highest hill of Bandarban hill district, explore Chimbuk hill and  Bawm tribal village, on the way much more fun in the stream of sailopropat waterfalls . at around 03:00pm check out hotel for Purbani public bus journey to Cox’s bazaar, it takes 3 hours to reach our pre booked beach view 3 star hotel for night stay.

Day-05: in the morning short cruise to Moheskhali offshore island to it famous Adinath Temple and rakhain village, after lunch marine drive to look the beauty of himchari broken hill and picturesque Inanai beach and drive back to Cox’s bazaar.

Day-06: early in the morning drive to Teknaf by coach, on arrival after 80km journey board into the sea vessel which cruise to Saint Martin island. Walking around to experience dry fishing activities and beach of Saint Martin.

Day-07: Explore Cheera deep for snorkeling through the small coral island accessible by boat in the half past afternoon return to check out resort for return cruise to Teknaf then continue on to A/c bus counter for your return overnight A/c bus journey to Dhaka.

Price per person: BDT.
02 person – 04 person — 06 person – 08 person
33,000 >> 23,500 >> 19,000 >> 17,000

Price includes: all cost during your travel of 7 days .
Price excludes- all meal ( lunch and dinner ), tips if you included food per day additional 1,200 Taka per person.

Remarks:

a. visitors can fly to Cox’s bazar or Chittagong

b. travelers can like to book all transfer by A/c private car. price will be quote based comfort / luxury tour plan

eco adventure tours in Bangladesh

Eco Adventure tours in Bangladesh
This Eco adventure tours offering for those adventure travelers for wildlife and bird watching around magical mangrove forest where wildlife and Bengal Tiger is is living there. In this adventure we explore several tribal villages who are different one to others through off the beaten track around Keokradong highest peak of Bandarban hill tracts in Chittagong.

sundarban-2Category: offbeat mountain hiking / Eco adventure / wildlife / Nature photography / bird watching /  undiscovered ethnic culture.
Tour feature: Bandarban – Bandarban main travel attraction, cruise on Shangu river, Boga lake, waterfalls, tribal villages around Mt. keokradong peak of Bangladesh.
Sundarbans: rocket steamer cruise, Herbaria Eco tourism center, Karamjal croc breeding center, berrikhal channel cruise, Katka and Kachikhali wildlife sanctuaries for adventure activities like walking through magical mangroves, silent beach exploring, bird watching, Tiger safari and Mud bathing.

Day-01 – : on arrival Dhaka receives and transfers to the hotel / guest house at Central Dhaka. if visitors arrived in the evening.

Day-2: after having complimentary breakfast tour guide will take you out to the all attractive place of Dhaka city main attraction are Lalbagh fort, Ahshan Monzil, Karzan hall, high court building, star Mosque, Armenian church, National Assembly and Dhakeswari Temple after completing city tours board into the famous Paddle wheel steamer where we accommodate you in the 1st class cabin for overnight cruise about to Hularhat. ( no shower )

Day-03: in the morning the Rocket while  arrive at Hularhat just leave the rocket to our reserved A/c vehicle drive to Mongla on way move to Bagerhat sixty domed Mosque visit, continue on to Mongla to check in Passur hotel deluxe room for night stay.  sundarbans

Day-04: board into our luxury vessel which start its cruise immediately about to Kotka wildlife sanctuary where wildlife visible is best here, on the way to nearby Katka you find very attractive canal to observe animal and magical view both side, leave the vessel for bird watching or walking about to Tiger hill through mangrove forest where you chance to see many deer and monkey. return to the vessel to have evening snacks.

Day-05: early in the morning bird watching tour by our country boat to observe wildlife , otters and many birds after having breakfast walking through jungle about to silent sea beach for swimming on the way look the wildlife from observation tower. In the afternoon back to vessel and its cruise to another point Name Kachikhali wildlife sanctuary it take 2.50 hours, on arrival walking through grass land to look deer and pigs, in this trail you spotted deer and wild boars. before one hour of sunset canal cruise for bird watching, in this evening our vessel cruise back to harintana where we anchor for night stay in boat cabin.

Day-06: early in the morning boat will resume start towards berikhal channel which is very attractive criss -crosses canal inside the sundarbans to look the activities of wildlife like monkey taking Keora fruits for their meal and crocodile may basking in the sun and many birds may attracts to travelers, one more stop in Harbaria forest station to look the Tiger foot print and resume cruise to Karamjal Eco park where many monkey and crocodiles firm ( if time permits) leave the vessel at Mongla for car journey to Jessore to take your evening domestic flight to Dhaka for check in to the hotel nearby airport.

Day-07: in the morning domestic flight to Chittagong airport, on arrival Chittagong to bandarban by reserved a/c transport on way foreign tourist will control in the check point our guide will show the advance copy to entry. Bandarban to ruma by reserved chander gari after 1 hour cruise on shangu river we will rest in the restaurant meantime our guide will permits show to the BDR camp of ruma bazaar. We will proceed again to Boga lake by 4 wheel jeep for overnight stay in Boga lake home stay cottage. ( in the summer we have to walk 11km to reach at Boga lake cottage )

Day-08: early in the morning with travel bag only walking trail start about to keokradong peak, ( you must carry few dry food and bottle water, Mosquito lotion and raincoat if summer ) on arrival after 3.30 hrs reached in keokradong then 1 hrs free time around Zadipai waterfalls and nearby zadipai para, hike down to Boga lake  for overnight stay.

Day-09: in this trail you will discover few tribal village and return to Ruma for a hillside cruise on shangu river about to Rijuk waterfalls, in the evening chek in Ruma hotel.

Day- 10: in this day explore Tripura tribal village on the way to Bandarban after having lunch  visit Golden temple, Megla and local attraction of Bandarban town, overnight in bandarban hillside resort.

111 baktlai para woman with childDay-11: in the morning our guide will transfer you to Chittagong for vising shipyard and Potenga  sea beach before catching return flight to Dhaka.

Day-12: free time and transfer you
Price per person:
02 person ——04 person ——– 12 person ——–14 person
1,09,000 ………. 82,500 …………….. 67,000 ………….. 65,000
Price includes
• 3 nights Dhaka hotel victory or hotel 71
• 1 night in rocket 1st class cabin and 2 nights in sundarbans vessel,
• 1 nights in Bandarban and 4 nights in remote indigenous home stay,
• Dhaka – Chittagong – Dhaka return air tickets and Jessore – Dhaka air tickets,
• All food day-01 to day 12 wwith 2 BBQ dinner ( Bandarban and sundarbans )
• 2 reserved A/c van for Morrelgonj to Bagerhat then Mongla and Mongla to Jessore,
• Chander gari ( car of moon and 4 wheel 2 jeep ( Ruma bazaar – Boga lake both way)
• English speaking guide, entry fees and forest permission.
• The trip as per itinerary

Price excludes: dry food and mosquito lotion, tips and personal cost.
We also quote the tour price with cheap rate based overnight a/c bus / Volvo bus as long drive transfer 8 to 9 hours or train if visitors doesn’t fly and cruise on rocket steamer.

Note: this adventure should not be taken by old ages travelers although not taught to hike.

Please contact:
BANGLADESH EXPEDITIONS
102/7, Dhaka – Mymensingh Hwy, Kakoli, Banani, Dhaka-1213
Hot line: +88 01715093412, 01976174432, info@expeditions-bd.com
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sundarban tours

Sundarban tours searching Tiger with  Bangladesh Expeditions

Tour Destination: Dhaka – Khulna – Sundarbans – Dhaka

Tour Type: Adventure Tours / Wildlife Safari / River Cruise / Eco tourism / bird watching / adventure cruise / Nature and photography tour

sundarbansArticle – These trips cover the Sundarbans forest- the largest mangrove forest in the world (5770sk.km) and the home of Royal Bengal Tiger. A network of River and creeks criss – crosses their dense evergreen forests. You often find tiger crossing the river and crocodiles basking in the sun. Deer’s, wild boars, otters river Dolphin, over 270 species of birds, 120 species of fish, 50 species of reptiles and 8 species of amphibians are still found there. THE WORLD HERITAS SITES- the largest remaining tract of habitat for the Royal Bengal Tiger can be the best place for adventures cruising for a few days.
Activities of Sundarbans adventure

Bangladesh Expeditions cover Tiger point of Kotka and Kachikhali where sea facing river both side muddy bank of magical forest wildlife visibility is best here. Walking through the forest where deer and monkies visible on the way to Tiger hill. In the other part mud bathing then walking about to silent Kotka beach for swimming and photography from observation tower is very interesting by travelers. Bird watching early in the morning through Kotka canal and evening bird watching tour through Kachikhali canal are most important of the tours.

sundarbans mud bathingTour Duration:
a. 3 days / 4 nights by Volvo bus ( Dhaka > Khulna – Dhaka )
b. 4 days / 3 Nights by air ( Dhaka – Jessore – Dhaka by air and Jessore – Mongla Jessore by car / van )
c. Dhaka – Morrelganj by Rocket steamer and Morrelgonj – Bagerhat – Mongla – Jessoore by car and Jessore – Dhaka by air.

Confirmed departure: 10th to 13th, 17th to 20th, 26th to 29th September, 7th to 11th October ( rocket and air ), Dolphins watching and heron point trip on 20th to 24th December and every Thursday from Dhaka in the whole month of November to March 2016.

Nature and Wildlife tour itinerary
Day-01: Depart hotel / residence by 03:00 pm to board on the rocket steamer for an overnight journey which started from sadarghat at 06:00 pm for 21 hours cruise up to Morrelgonj.

Day-02: in the morning the Rocket resume start its cruise towards south you cross many places and countryside in the afternoon at 02:40 PM leave the rocket to our reserved A/c vehicle to Mongla on way move to Bagerhat sixty domed Mosque visit, continue on to Mongla to check in Passore hotel deluxe room for night stay.

monkey photoDay-03: board into our luxury vessel which start the cruise immediately about to Kotka wildlife sanctuary where wildlife visible is best here, on the way to nearby Katka you find very attractive canal to observe animal and magical view both side, leave the vessel for bird watching or walking about to Tiger hill through mangrove forest where you chance to see many deer and monkey. Back to vessel having evening snacks.

Day-04: early in the morning bird watching tour by our country boat to observe wildlife , otters and many birds after having breakfast walking through jungle about to silent sea beach for swimming on the way look the wildlife from observation tower. In the afternoon back to vessel its cruise to another point Name Kachikhali wildlife sanctuary it take 2.50 hours, on arrival walking through grass land to look deer and pigs, in this trail you may find King cobra be careful. before one hour of sunset canal cruise for bird watching, in this evening our vessel cruise back to harintana for convenient anchor.

Day-05: early in the morning boat will resume start towards berikhal channel which is very attractive criss -crosses canal inside the sundarbans to look the activities of wildlife like monkey taking Keora fruits for their meal and crocodile may basking in the sun and many birds may attracts to travelers, one more stop in Harbaria forest station to look the Tiger foot print and resume cruise to Karamjal Eco park where many monkey and crocodiles firm ( if time permits) leave the vessel at Mongla for car journey to Jessore to take your evening domestic flight to Dhaka.

crocodile of sundarbanPackage price based rocket steamer and air

Price per person if join in the package tours: Bangladeshi TAKA
1 person – 2 person – 3 person – 4 person – 5 person – 6 person
35,500 …. 32,500…. 29,000 …..27,000 …. 26,000 … 25,500

Sundarbans tours by Volo bus for 3 days / 4 nights
Package tours from BDT 12,500 (by bus), BDT 28500 (by air)
Package tours from BDT 13,500 (by Volvo bus + both way car journey to and from Mongla)

Price per person in Bangladeshi TAKA: if he tour run as exclusively reserved for as above
1 pax –2 pax —3 pax—4 pax —5 pax———-6+ — 7 — 8 — 10
78,000 > 43,500 > 34000 > 26,000 > 23,000 > 20,500 > 18,500 > 17,500

Archaeological tours

Guided tour to North Bengal archaeological sites for 3 days
Guided Tour to North Bengal – rajshahi division by reserved private air condition transport
( 3 Days / 2 Nights )

Paharpur heritage Stupa
Paharpur heritage Stupa

Day 1: Depart Dhaka in the morning at around 07:30 am by reserved a/c vehicle about to rajshahi on way stop to take picture of rural Bangladesh. After having lunch from highway restaurant Visit natore Digapatiya king terracotta palace and drive to puthia rajbari, shiva, Jagannat and gubinda temple before check-in hotel nice or parjatan hotel.

Day 2: in the morning visit Barendra research museum where excavated findings have also been preserved and drive to countries most beautiful sona Mosque ( Golden Mosque )The ancient monument was established by Wali Muhammad during the rule of Sultan Alauddin Husain Shah in 15th Century Located at Gaur in Rajshahi, the elegant monument bears the reputation and importance of the Muslim era. Visit also Darasbari Mosque and Bagha Mosque which was built by Sultan Nusrat Shah in 1523 A.D. Bagha Mosque is a richly decorated monument originally roofed over with 10 domes which collapsed long ago. But recently this Mosque rebuilt carefully to their original form. After lunch drive to Bogra on way visit Kushumba Mosque, The entire building of the mosque is built mainly from brick, the famous mosque is one of the historical sites and tourist attractions in Rajshahi. Kushumba Mosque situated on the banks of Atrai River.The ancient mosque was built during the Afghan rule in Bengal under the reign of Ghiyasuddin Bahadur Shah. The mosque features a rectangular shape with six domes, two aisles and three entrances. Bricks and stones have been used for the entire construction of the exterior walls. The style of architecture in Muslim period is different from the Buddhist and Hindu architecture and this mosque resembles the contemporary kind of architecture. Rajshahi Kushumba Mosque is the last important monuments of the Sultanate period.overnight in Bogra parjatan motel / similar.

Historical Tour in Bangladesh
Historical Tour in Bangladesh

Day-03: after early breakfast drive to Paharpur ( Stupas)-where the remains of the most important and the largest known monastery, south of the Himalayas has been excavated. This 8th century A.D. archaeological find covers an area of 27 acres of land declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
After having lunch, visit Mahasthangarh which was the oldest archaeological site and earliest City of Bangladesh during 3rd century B. C. visit Mohasthangar museum and Mohasthan Buddhist Stambho locally called as Behula’s Basar. Start return drive about to Dhaka, hopefully reach at around 10: 00 pm.

Price per person in Bangladeshi TAKA:
1 pax –2 pax —3 pax—4 pax —5 pax———-6++ pax
39,000 > 23,000 > 19,000 > 15000 > 14,000 > 13,000
This trip price have been quote by reserved A/c vehicle.

Food Menu:
Breakfast: chapati / bread, Eggs, vegetable, jelly, fruits, bottle water and tea /coffee.
Lunch: mixed vegetable, chicken curry, beef bhuna, dal, plain rice, salad and bottle water.
Dinner: Buffet dinner, soft drinks and bottle water. puthia terra cotta
Evening snacks: chips / cookies and tea / coffee.
Price includes:
1. a/c reserved transport for surface transfer;
2. 2 night hotel accommodation a/c deluxe twin;
3. All meal from hotel restaurant; tea, water & snacks;
4. Experienced English speaking tour guide,
5. The tour as per itinerary.

Please query for 4 D / 3 N travel in North Bengal for Rajshahi – Bogra and Dinajpur
This tours cover the whole North Bengal Terracota’s Mosque, Temples and Stupas around Rajshahi, chapai nababgonj, Natore, Puthia, Dinajpur, Paharpur and Bogra by reserved A/c vehicle for 4 days includedall cost.

Price per person in Bangladeshi TAKA:
1 pax –2 pax —3 pax—4 pax —5 pax—–6 pax –8++ pax
48,000 > 28,000 > 23,000 > 18000 > 17,000 > 16,000 > 15000

Overnight tours / 2 days tours in archaeological sites
This trip covers the Paharpur World heritage Sites and Countries oldest city of 3rd Century – Mahasthangarh and its relics, Museum.
Price per person in Bangladeshi TAKA:
1 pax –2 pax —3 pax—4 pax —5 pax—–6 pax –8++ pax
28,000 > 16,900 > 13,000 > 11500 > 10,000 > 9,000 > 8,500