Bangladesh has three UNESCO World Heritage Site – Bagerhat, Sundarbans, and Sompur Mahabhihara. Bagerhat is a medieval period Muslim city from which 60 Dome Mosque is the most famous; Sundarbans is the largest mangrove forest on earth and home of Bengal tigers and many other wildlife; and Sompur Mahabhihara is a Buddhist monastery from 8th century, largest of it’s kind south of Himalayas. In this tour, we take you to visit all these 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Bangladesh and many other interesting sites and attractions in the shortest possible time.
Starting with visiting Dhaka city and a memorable overnight journey on Rocket Paddle Steamer, you’ll visit the numerous mosques at Bagerhat, spend 3 day in Sundarbans, and finally visit Sompur Mahabhihara. Also visit a Santal tribal village to experience their unique lifestyle and visit a bazaar full of activities. Tour includes hotels suitable for foreigners having western style toilet, hot water, wi-fi, with breakfast and airport transfers. If you have an evening departure flight, price for last night’s accommodation will be deducted.
Pick-up from Dhaka airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight at Dhaka (Hotel Civic Inn)
Visit key attractions of New and Old Dhaka the whole day, board Rocket paddle steamer in the evening. Overnight on Rocket Paddle Steamer(Sleeping Cabin).
Visit the beautiful mosques at 15th century Mosque City of Bagerhat, transfer to Mongla in the evening. Overnight at Mongla (Parjatan Hotel Posur)
Full 03 days excursion to Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest on earth, and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Stay on our house-boat anchoring in remote places deep inside the forest on each night. Explore the narrow creeks and canals on an wooden boat quietly early morning and evening each day in search of a Bengal tiger and other wildlife and birds, trek inside the forest, watch wildlife from a watch tower in the evening. Transfer to Khulna on the 3rd day evening. Overnight at Sundarbans and Khulna (Our House-Boat and City Inn Hotel)
Take the morning train to Rajshahi. Visit some of the best archaeological sights of the country, including the beautiful terracotta temples of Puthia, Sultanate period Kusumba Mosque, impressive Sompur Mahabhihara - the largest Buddhist monastery south of Himalayas from 8th century and a UNESCO World Heritage Sight. Visit villages of Santhal tribe and a remote island of Jamuna river to experience the traditional lifestyle of Bangladeshi people. Overnight at Rajshahi & Dhaka (Hotel Nice and Hotel Civic Inn)
Transfer to airport for departure according to your flight, say good bye. End of the tour.
$50 Early-Booking Discount for the first 2 to join any scheduled tour 6 months in advance.
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