Bangladesh creates an unforgettable impression of a land of peace, tranquility and enormous beauty; land of hundreds of serpentine rivers, crystal clear water lakes surrounded by evergreen hills, luxuriant tropical rain forests, and beautiful cascades of green paddy and tea gardens.
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Bangladesh creates an unforgettable impression of a land of peace, tranquility and enormous beauty; land of hundreds of serpentine rivers, crystal clear water lakes surrounded by evergreen hills, luxuriant tropical rain forests, and beautiful cascades of green paddy and tea gardens. World’s largest mangrove forest–a World Heritage & home to the Royal Bengal Tigers and other wild lives; World’s longest natural unbroken sandy sea beach, rich cultural heritage, relics of ancient civilizations and Buddhist Architecture,colourful ethnic minorities with their primitive life style and culture; old terracotta mosques, temples, churches and historic monuments, friendly and lively peoples and hidden beauty everywhere. This Largest delta in the world rises from the Bay of Bengal and goes up to the footsteps of the Himalayas. The mighty Bay of Bengal guards its coasts. Explore Sundarbansthe largest mangrove forest in the world and a natural world heritage listed by UNESCO, enjoying the vantage point of a boat cruise. Note the huge array of life that the mangroves support and be sure to watch out for the large group of four-pawed inhabitants, the mighty Bengal tiger. Enjoy true tea mastery in Srimangal. Walk through the fascinating Lawachara National Park, watching for squirrels and monkeys, and visit Khulna to be entertained by traditional Baul(mystic song) performers/ Gazirgaan (the songs of the wood cutters and honey collectors of the Sundarbans forest).
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Arrival at Dhaka(Meals Included: Dinner) Arrival at Dhaka International Airport. Meet & greet at the Terminal-2 and transfer by representative and guide to your pre-confirmed hotel of your choice. Your Bangladeshi adventure will begin with an orientation of the guide followed with lunch/dinner depending on flight arrival, at local a restaurant or the hotel.Overnight at Hotel. Dhaka is more than 1500 years old city, and became capital of the country in 1608 under the Mughal rule. During ancient and medieval periods the city was known to the world for its unique product, the Muslin – the finest fabric ever produced in the world. As the capital of Bangladesh it has grown into a bustling city of trades and commerce, cultural and sport activities, vibrating with full of life. The city has two parts – the old part and the new part. The old part is known as the Old Dhaka, which developed during the Mughal period. With the happy blending of the old and new architectural trends, traditions and modernization, Dhaka has been expanding so fast since the independence of Bangladesh in 1971. At present about 15 million people live in the city. Now the city of Dhaka is filled with history, tradition and culture. It has endless numbers of activities, attractions accommodations and business opportunities.
Dhaka(Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner) Buffet Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to Sonargaon to visit Panam Nagar at Sonargaon(About 29 km from Dhaka).Sonargaon was one of the oldest capitals of ancient Bangladesh. Dhaka was connected with the silk road by Uttarapath (North Road) constructed in the 3rd century BC. The road was refurbished in the 16th century AD and became known as The Grand Trunk Road which also connected Dhaka with Sonargaon.SonargaonFolk Art Museum & Goaldi Mosque(The Goaldi Mosque is one of the very few surviving medieval monuments in the city of Sonargaon about half mile northwest of the little township of Panam. Built in 1519, the graceful, single-domed Goaldi Mosque is the most impressive of the few extant monuments of the old capital city, and a good example of pre-Mughal architecture). Later proceed to experience spectrum of Bangladesh riverine life by a river cruise on Shitolakha River/ Meghna River- one of the mightiest rivers in Bangladesh. About 250 rivers are crisscross Bangladesh which is the largest delta in the world. It is also an active delta.Enjoy local Bangla cuisine, specially prepared by chef of cuisine. Disembark from cruise and back to hotel. Dinner at local restaurant & overnight at Hotel.
Dhaka(Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner) Buffet breakfast at hotel and full day sightseeing covering Sadarghat River Front, located in the southern part of Dhaka, on the river Burignaga, is one of the most dynamic places in Dhaka. Here, the Sadarghat Lunch Terminal is one of the largest river ports in the world. About 200 large and small passenger launches (motorized boats) depart and arrive at the terminal every day. According to the officials at the terminal, 30,000 people, in average, use the terminal for departure and arrival every day. At this place the scene of hundreds of country boats laden with passengers and merchandise crossing the river is fascinating, Ahsan Manjil(Pink Palace) -Ahsan Manzil is one of the most significant architectural monuments of Bangladesh. It was built in 1872 in the style of Indo-Saracen Revival architecture on the bank of the river Buriganga. Also known as the Pink Palace for its color, the two-storied building stands on a raised platform of one meter. The lofty dome of the palace stands 27.13m above the ground. Once the residential palace of the Nabob of Dhaka, its now houses a splendid museum, which gives a good insight into the luxurious life-style of the past Nabobs of Dhaka,Lalbagh fort-It is an old Mughal fort in the southwestern part of Dhaka City. The construction of the fort was commenced in 1678 by a Mughal prince, Muhammad Azam. The fort, with its three gateways, is a combination of three buildings: the Diwan-i-Aam or Audience Hall with a HamamKhana or Turkish bath downstairs, the Tomb of PariBibi and the mosque. The fort covers 18 acres of land. Lunch at local restaurant. Later Liberation War Museum and Parliament House (outside). Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at hotel.
Dhaka-Khulna(Ferrying over Padma River-traveling around 280 km to Khulna)Meals Included: B, L, D Buffet breakfast at hotel and proceed to Khulna by road on air-conditioned vehiclecrossing Mighty Padma River by Ferry and enjoy natural view from the roof of the ferry. En-route visit National Memorial-The striking 50m high memorial is located at Savar 35 km northwest of Dhaka. It has been built to commemorate the numerous martyrs of the War of Liberation. The Monument tower is composed of seven isosceles triangular planes, each varying in size in its height and base. The planes are folded at the middle and placed one after another. The Monument complex is spread over an area of 34 hectares wrapped around by a green belt of 10 hectares. Some of the beautifully kept grounds of the Monument contain the mass graves of some of those slaughtered in the War of Liberationand Metal craft village in Dhamrai.Followed the lunch at local restaurant. After visit pottery village, tiles factory and Chanchra Shiva Temple-This Mughal period temple, said to have been constructed in 1729 in Jessore. Experience village life style in Jessore.Dinner and overnight at Khulna.
Khulna-Mongla-Sundarbans(on board cruise)(Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner) Buffet breakfast at Hotel. Begin the day visiting shrimp farming project in Bagerhat and head towards the Monglaghat and begin your enchanting journey thru Mangrove forest of ‘Sundarbans’ stopping along the way at Karamjal mangrove forest area and capturing unique way of catching fish by otters (Bhondar)(http://tinyurl.com/nl5qewo) . Lunch on board and enjoy the landscape of terrain of Sundarbans. Dinner and overnight on Board. The Sundarbans is a natural region in the Bengal region comprising Eastern India and Bangladesh. It is the largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world. The Sundarbans covers approximately 10,000 square kilometres (3,900 sq mi) of which 60 percent is in Bangladesh with the remainder in India. The Sundarbans is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Sundarbans isthe world largest mangrove forest. Housing a diverse array of flora and fauna the Sundarbans is home to at least 78 different species of mangroves. Located at the mouth of the Ganges and Brahmaputra Rivers between India and Bangladesh, its forest and waterways support a wide range of' fauna including a number of species threatened with extinction. The mangrove habitat supports the single largest population of tigers in the world which have adapted to an almost amphibious life, being capable of swimming for long distances and feeding on fish, crab and water monitor lizards.
Sundarbans(on board cruise)(Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner) This early morning the motorboat continuous to the bay of narrow canals, Dramatic excitement begins when you switch over to ‘country-boat’ rowing along picturesque view of thickness Mangrove forest with absolute silence prevails-discover pugmarks of ‘Royal Bengal Tiger’ various species of Kingfisher and home of crocodile. Later guarded by forest rangers, and local experts, time to explore Kotka Beach & Kotka wild life of Sundarbans by walking tours. Don not miss out capturing spotted deer (Chital Horin), different species of macaque Monkeys and mongoose, wild boar, endanger reptiles and Indian python, and explore as many species of birds out 260. Lunch, dinner and overnight at vessel.
Sundarbans-Khulna(50 km approx.)(Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner) Breakfast at board and disembark from vessel and proceed to Khulna. En-route visit Sixty Dome Mosque (ShaitGombuj Mosque)-The Sixty Dome Mosque, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a mosque in Bangladesh, the largest in that country from the Sultanate period. It has been described as "the most impressive Muslim monuments in the whole of the Indian subcontinent. The construction of the mosque was started in 1442 and it was completed in 1459.The mosque was used for prayer purposes, Mausoleum of Khan Jahan Ali, 9 dome mosque-The Nine Dome Mosque is a historic mosque in Bagerhat, Bangladesh. It was built in the fifteenth century by a Mughal general on orders from Babur himself and supervised later on by Humayun. The Nine Dome Mosque is located to the west of the takurdighi tank and built in the 15th century, it is close to Khan Jahan Ali's Tomb and transfer to Hotel.If the time permits, engross yourself in the evening with mystic folk songs ‘Baul’(mostly performed by hermits who are followers of Sufism) or Gazirgaan (the songs of the wood cutters and honey collectors of the Sundarbans forest)(http://tinyurl.com/nu6aq8a), if available.Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Khulna-Dhaka(fly to Dhaka from Jessore)(Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner) After buffet breakfast proceed to Jessore airport to fly Dhaka. On arrival at Dhaka half day sightseeing covering National Museum (The museum, located at Shahbag, started its journey in 1913. It has very rich collections of a large number of sculptures, paintings, old coins, metal images, silver filigree, calligraphy, folk art and handicrafts etc. of ancient and medieval periods. The museum is well organized and displays have been housed in several departments like department of ethnography and decorative art, department of history and classical art, department of natural history, and department of contemporary and world civilization), Lord Curzon Hall (The Curzon Hall is a British Raj-era building and home of the Faculty of Science at the University of Dhaka. The building was originally intended to be a town hall and is named after Lord Curzon, the Viceroy of India who laid its foundation stone in 1904.Upon the establishment of Dacca University in 1921, it became the base of the university's science faculty), Central Shaheed Minar, Dhakeswari Temple (Dhakeshwari National Temple is a famous Hindu temple in Dhaka first built in 12th century, and later rebuilt and renovated numerous times. This state-owned temple is the ‘National Temple’. The name ‘Dhakeshwari’ means ‘Goddess of Dhaka’. Dhakeshwari Temple is the most important Hindu place of worship in Bangladesh). Dinner and overnight at hotel in Dhaka.
Dhaka-Srimangal(around 175 km 4hours drive)(Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner) Buffet breakfast at hotel and proceed to Srimangal. On the way stop few interesting places. On arrival at Srimangal visit Lawachara rain forest-A part of the famous Hollywood film “Around the World in 80 Days” shot in this forest, is a major national park and nature reserve in Bangladesh. The park is located at KamalganjUpazila, Maulvi Bazar District in the north eastern region of the country. The land was declared a national park by the Bangladesh government. Also visitKhasia tribal village. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Srimangal.
Srimangal(Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner) Buffet Breakfast at hotel. Proceed toBaikkabeel to enjoy the natural beauty (Baikkabeel is another bird sanctuary of this region. It is on the eastern part of the Hail haor. Hail haor is a large wetland encompassing about 100 hectares. It is about 20km from the Moulvibazar town. Baikkabeel was declared to be a sanctuary for fishes in 2003. Baikkabeel is located in an area of great natural beauty. The widespread empty wetland near it is simply amazing. The beautiful scenario stretching over miles creates an unbelievable feeling. You can see the blue horizon meeting the blue haor water here. This beel is the living place of numerous birds and fishes. From the time you enter the haor area you will be engrossed by the sweet chirping of various birds. Moorhans, marsh harriers, teals, ducks and many other birds are seen here. If you are a bird watcher you will be very delighted) PM visit tea garden, tea processing factory and enjoy a fresh cup of tea. After visittea museum at Srimangal Tea Resort. Evening enjoy very special cultural program by tribal people (supplement cost involved). Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Srimangal.
Srimangal-Dhaka(Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner) After buffet breakfast at hotel proceed to Dhaka. On arrival at Dhaka visit very interesting BenaroshiPolli(http://tinyurl.com/p9mf5y4) Handloom Heritage (Banarasi saris are made of finely woven silk and are decorated with intricate design. Their special characteristics are intricate intertwining floral and foliate motifs. The saris are often part of a bride's outfit. Depending on the intricacy of its designs and patterns, a sari can take from 15 days to a month and sometimes up to six months to complete. Banarasi saris are mostly worn by women on important occasions such as when attending a wedding and are expected to be complemented by the woman's best jewellery. Sometimes the saris are embroidered to improve their gorgeous look. The sarees manufactured here are not only supplied to all districts of Bangladesh but also exported to India, Pakistan, Srilanka, China, America and other countries of the world. About 10 to 15 thousand weavers are involved in Mirpur BenarasiSharee Industries where the sharees are designed, hand woven and marketed locally by traditional weavers and traders for generations. The Jacquard loom use punched card s which control the weaving, enabling workmen to produce the most beautiful patterns in a style. The punch cards are rectangular with holes punched in them. The hooks and needles used in weaving are guided by these holes in the cardboard. Any image can be embodied into a chain of punched cards and woven by the Jacquard loom.)in Mirpur. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at Hotel in Dhaka.
Departure DhakaBuffet breakfast at Hotel. Transfer to the airport for final departure with happy memories.
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