Bangladesh nature / wildlife and archaeological tours
Feature: Wildlife / Nature / Archaeological sites / culture
* Archaeological sites – Paharpur world heritage Stupa, Mahasthangarh ancient City and its glorious monuments, Rajshahi Temples City, Manikgonj terracotta’s palaces and pottery village.
* Sylhet and Srimangal – tea valley, rain forest, waterfalls, natural fascinating landscape and shrine’s
* Sundarbans wildlife sanctuaries
Day 1 – Dhaka
On arrival in Dhaka, transfer to the hotel. Time permitting, explore Dhaka and get to shoot with this exciting city, overnight at hotel pacific or hotel victory.
Day 2 – Dhamrai – Manik gonj – Tangail
Today we explore Dhamrai (40km), a small market town once famous for its fine pottery, brass casting and other traditional arts. Some are still being experienced today. We’ll be welcome by a family that has been casting brass for over 200 years. This afternoon we continue on to Manikgonj Baliati terracottas palaces where you feel like ancient city after visiting drive about to Tangail heritage palace to look and check in resort for night stay.
Day3 – Tangail – Bogra
After an early breakfast drive to Bogra to visit Mahastangarh, the world heritage site and famous Buddhist monastery dating back to the 3rd century BC. Overnight at Hotel Naz Garden or similar.
Day 4 – Paharpur – Rajshahi
Today we will drive to Paharpur to visit this famous Buddhist world heritage site. This is the most inspiring archaeological site in Bangladesh and it dates from the 8th century AD. Later in the day we will visit the Hindu Terracotta temples of Puthia, overnight at Hotel Nice or similar, Rajshahi (120km).
Day 5 – Khulna – Mongla
Early morning train journey to Khulna (approx. 6hrs). Arrive Khulna in the afternoon and then transfer to Mongla to board on the Sundarban cruise vessel or night stay at Passore hotel.
Day 6 – Sundarbans – Katka wildlife Sanctuary
Spend a full day exploring the Sundarbans by boat. This is the earth largest mangrove forest, the home of the Royal Bengal Tiger and many other mammals and birds. You cruise both the larger rivers and are able to enter smaller canals for maximum opportunities to see wildlife. Later in the afternoon our vessel cruise through a canal both side magical view and may chance to look the wildlife and birds. You will also be able to go ashore to walk through and experience the forest first-hand, overnight on board.
Day 7 – Katka and Kachikhali wildlife sanctuaries
Early this morning wake to narrow canal cruise for bird watching and highest opportunities to observe the wildlife, after having breakfast walking through mangrove root where wildlife visible is best here up to Tiger hill ( 1.50 hours ), return to vessel for 10 minute meantime our guide serve snacks then resume small boat cruise to ashore for walking through jungle about to beach if wish swimming , look the grassland where wildlife visible from observation tower. This trail takes 3 hours. When we return to vessel start its cruise about to Kachikhali wildlife sanctuary meantime lunch will be serve, after2 hours and half cruising we get to short walking through grass land to observe animals and before sun set evening bird watching through Kachikhali fascinating canal, our vessel night time cruise to anchor at Harintana, overnight on board.
Day08 – Harintana – Berrikhal channel – Herbaria – Mongla
In this last day delay wake meantime our vessel start its cruise through Sundarbans best criss- crosses canal where you chance to look the both side majestic beauty of the forest sitting on the vessel, wwe stop to ashore at herbaria Eco tourism center to look the Tiger foot print and mangrove root, resume cruise back to Mongla for Jessore to take our evening flight to Dhaka, transfer to hotel.
Day 9 – Dhaka – Srimangal – Madhobpur lake
After breakfast drive to Srimangal ( 191km) most green and beautiful region of Bangladesh. on arrival before check in tea resort walking through tea garden for 10 minute after having lunch at around 02:30pm drive about 40km to look themonipuri village weavers and hill around Madhobpur lake and drive through narrow road both side hillock and fascinating tea valley, overnight at nature beyond Banglaw or swimming front room.
Day 10 – Lawacherra rain forest – Madhobkunda waterfalls – Sylhet
Early this morning by 06:30 am 5km drive to hike in the Lowacherra Forest Reserve, with its numerous species of birds and primates including the extremely rare Hoolock gibbon, which we hope to spot. It takes 2 hours to complete after having breakfast drive to Madhobkunda waterfalls which countries largest waterfalls after having lunch from Parjatan restaurant resume drive to sylhet for night stay at hotel Metro international or similar.
Day 11- Jafflong – Tamabil – jaintapur
Today drive to Jaflong – one of the most picture-sque areas in Bangladesh, close to the Indian border. Here we can see how the local people are collecting stone, with great opportunities to see a different side of Bangladeshi life and superb chances for photography. Visit the village across the river to meet Khasia tribal people and see their daily lifestyle. Return to Sylhet and visit the shrine of the great saint Hazrat Shah Jalal ( R), overnight Hotel Metro International or similar.
Day12- Sylhet – Dhaka
after an breakfast drive back to Dhaka on the you can wish to look any rural charms and activities of villagers, overnight in Dhaka.
Day-13 – in this day Dhaka interesting places and monument will visit, the main are – Ahshan Monzil (Pink palace), Lalbagh fort ( Mughal best monuments ), Dhakeswari Temple, Armenian church, Star Mosque, river front, Dhaka University and National assembly building., free time for shopping rest of the day, overnight in Dhaka.
Day14- transfer to airport for your onward flight.
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