Travel whole Bangladesh with Bangladesh Expeditions
Bangladesh tailor made travel itineraries
Day-01: meet on arrival and transfer to hotel, lunch / dinner on your own at the hotel restaurant, if time permits we visit National Assembly, Dhaka university, Karzan hall and old high court complex, overnight in hotel victory or hotel 71.
Day-02: in this day we will visit old Dhaka main following sights.
Main interesting sights are
• Liberation war museum ( Aka freedom fighters memorial museum )
• Short break looking Language Martyrs monument from car
• Star Mosque ( built in Mughal style 3 domed Mosque in early 19th Century, it was rebuilt 1962 by alijan bepary adjacent 5 domed and varanda with English China Bangla – tiles and decorated motifs of blue star, created hundred of blue star and on the Domes of white marble )
• Ahshan Monzil ( Pink palace ) French architectural with terracotta on the bank of Buriganga river, is considered best beautiful building in Dhaka city. Built 1859 – 1872 as the seat of Dhaka Nawab. Renovation took place between 1985 – 92.
• Sadarghat Port is the dynamic place in Dhaka, is one of the largest river port if the world where everyday about 250 small and large passengers launches depart and arrival at the terminal. In the other part of the river where river craft and largest local garments beyond the river, hundred s of country boats laden passengers crossing the river.
• Walking through hindu street and chawk market
• Visit one of the Rickshaw art pain
• Lalbagh fort built 1678 ad by Prince Mohammad Azam, son of Emperor Aurangazeb, one of the best peaceful monument in Dhaka city to know about Mughal. Main interesting are southern wall, Tob of Bari bibi ( wife of Azam and daughter of Viceroy Shaistha Khan ) this memorial following design of Emperor Humayan Tomb and Tajmahal design, three domed Mosque, Hummam ( royal bath ) and audience hall. In the evening transfer to the hotel.
Day-03: depart Dhaka at 07:00 am by our reserved A/c vehicle for the drive to Rajshahi, on the way stop either to look the hand loom factory at Tangail for 15 minute or on the way visit Natore Maharaja’s palace, continue on to Puthia (100km ) Temple City main are terracotta’s ornate Shiva, Jagannat and guvinda temples, , overnight in Rajashi nice hotel or similar.
Day-04: a sunrise cruise on Padma river after breakfast visit varendra research museum to look the highest collection of excavated utensils and terracotta’s ) afterwards drive about to Paharpur (100km) on the way visit Kusumba Mosque, in this rest of the day visit following sights-
• Ruins of the Buddhist vihara at Paharpur
• Jaggadal vihara on tentative list for inclusion in World heritage site
• Halud vihara
Later In the afternoon 2 hours drive to Dinajpur for night stay.
Day-05: this morning drive to visit palace and countries best valued ornate terracotta’s Kantanagar Temple, continue on to Mahasthangarh – the earliest Capital of Bangladesh dating back 3rd Century. Fortified areas were used till the 18th Century AD. (Formerly known as Pundravardhana), Mahasthangarh is considered to be sacred by Buddhists and Hindus comparable.
Visit the Mazar ( holy tomb) of shah sultan Balkhi mahisawar near the hindu temple of Mahasthangarh, built in together with the ancient and medieval ruins. He was holy person devoted to islam who came to the Mahasthangarh area with vision of spreading Islam among non Muslims. He converted the people of this area to Islam and settled here.
Drive to Bogra for night stay.
Day-06: at around 07:30 am 3 hours drive to Sirajgonj to visit the Chars of the Jamuna river accessbilbe by boat. The river about 22km wide in the main tributary channel of the mighty Barhmaputra river as it flows from India to Bangladesh.
The Jamuna is braided network of interacting channels with numerous sandy bed ( Chars ) we discover the char village to observe the simplicity of Char life and know their society, education and culture. We return drive for Dhaka after having lunch from Jamuna resort.
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If you have an evening flight transfer to airport or morning flight additional price @ 4,000 TAKA for night stay and airport transfer
Day-07: Depart Dhaka by 07:00am about to Chittagong for night stay at Asian SR or similar 3 star hotel.
On the way 29km stop to visit Sonargaon which was the Capital of Bengal ( 13th to 17th Century ) we visit 101 room palace now turned into folk museum and Panam ruins city of sheep which was British cloth trade center during colonial period afterwards continue to Comilla Buddhist archaeological sites dating back 8th Century was cultural and education center till the 12th Century.
Main sight are – Shalvan vihara, museum, rupban mura, itakhola mura and triratna Stupa, after having lunch from Miami restaurant continue on to Chittagong for night stay.
Day-08: at around 07:30am depart Chittagong about to Bandarban, on the way stop to entry point where foreign tourists are controlled by government to show the permits copy. On arrival check in hillside resort or similar after lunch outing to visit
• Visit Dhatu zadi ( Golden temple )
• Marma ethnic village
• Cruise on hill around Shangu river
From the Golden temple it is a 15 minute drive to pier at kechinghata where we board on a wooden boat and 1 hour cruise to reach the baroitoli Marma village, on the way of cruise, you find indigenous agricultural system ( JHUM CHAS ) upon arrival to the Boroitoli meet with tribal people for photography, overnight in Bandarban.
Day-09: in this morning at 07:00 am drive by the car of moon to Nilgiri where from you can look the whole bandarban and far beach of Cox’s bazaar, on the way explore Bawm tribes and Shailo propat waterfalls stream , return to hotel for check out within short time for the drive to Chittagong to take the evening last flight to Dhaka.
on arrival Chittagong sleeper class train journey to Srimangal (countries evergreen area and tea capital )
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Mountain hiking around tribal villages and beach tour
Day 09: in the morning depart Bandarban to Ruma, on arrival drive to Ruma by car of moon then continue on to Boga lake via Ruma bazaar by 4 wheel jeep for night stay in indigenous guest home. BBQ dinner will be served
Day 10: Full day trekking, after having breakfast walking start for Keokradong. On the way, we will visit some waterfall and Darjeeling Para indigenous village (Darjeeling of Bengal). It will take 3 and half hours by walking. Lunch at Keokradong 3rd highest peaks and explore Zadiphai waterfalls Passing Para Murong Village, 2 hours and half hike down to Boga lake for night stay
Day 11: After breakfast we will trek to Komola Bazaar and drive to Ruma . On the way, visit Khumi para and Marma village before reaching Ruma bazaar, drive to Ruma for Bandarban, on the way stop to spend time in the stream of Shailapropat waterfall and check in Resort. After Lunch visit Meghla tourist spot, Golden Temple and hanging bridge, overnight at Hillside Resort.
Day -12: in the morning public bus journey to Cox’s bazaar, on arrival check in beach front 3 star hotel after having lunch drive to himchari hill and much more fun in the inani beach before sunset started our return drive back to hotel for night stay.
Day-13: Explore Moheskhali island for its famous Adinath Temple and pagoda accessible by offshore island boat, return to have lunch in Cox’s bazaar and return afternoon flight to Dhaka and those not ending the tour afternoon A/c bus journey to Chittagong for the sleeper class train journey to Srimangal.
Those return to Dhaka transfer to the hotel nearby airport for next day onward flight.
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Sylhet and Srimangal tour feature:
Rain forest, Madhobpur green lake around hill, tea garden, Madhobkunda waterfalls, Jafflong stone collection activities and shrine’s.
Day-14: on arrival Srimangal (countries evergreen region and tea capital) check in tea resort for breakfast afterwards 5km drive to explore Lawacherra rain forest where you spot the hoolock gibbons and endangered animal after 2 hours walking through off the beaten path completed then have a green tea more 20 minute walking to explore khasia tribal village in the forest, return to resort for swimming and lunch. In the afternoon drive about 40km to visit the hill around Madhobpur lake, on the way through another narrow tea garden road both sight fascinating charms attracts by any nature lover.
Day-15: in this morning leave Srimangal for the drive to Sylhet, on the way move to visit Madhobkunda waterfalls if you wish hiking 200ft to look the stream of country largest waterfalls, continue on to Sylhet for night stay at hotel Metro international or similar.
Day-16: Day 10- Jafflong – Tamabil – jaintapur
In the morning drive to Jafflong – one of the most panoramic beautiful areas of 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, overnight at Hotel Metro International or similar.
Day 17 – Sylhet – Dhaka by air
after an early breakfast visit the shrine of the great saint Hazrat Shah Jalal ( R), in the afternoon flight back to Dhaka.
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Tour feature: Kotka and Kachikhali wildlife sanctuaries searching Bengal Tiger and other wildlife through magical mangroves by vessel cruise, narrow canal cruise for maximum opportunities to look the wildlife and bird watching, walking though forest and beach activitie, berrikhal canal cruise and Herbaria Eco tourism center
Day-18: fly to Jessore by morning flight, on arrival our guide will 3 hours drove to Bagerhat to see Bagerhat sixty domed Mosque (World heritage Mosque) after visiting along the other site includes Khan Jahan ali shrine, continue on to Mongla for night stay in Passore hotel.
Day-19: 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. return to the vessel to have evening snacks.
Day-20: 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-21: 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-22: transfer to airport for your onward flights.
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