Trip reference number: HPBB

Trip Operator: Nijhoom Tours

Best of Bangladesh (18 Days)

From: £1595.73**

Bangladesh travel package to take you to the best places and attractions in Bangladesh, recommended by popular travel guides like BRADT and Loneley Planet. Starting with a full day tour of Dhaka city and in the evening boarding Rocket Paddle Steamer for an once-in-a-lifetime overnight journey, you’ll visit the 15th century Muslim city Bagerhat, and spend 3 day in Sundarbans to explore it’s wildlife. Next we’ll take you to visit the most impressive archaeological sites in Rajshahi Division.

After that, we’ll take you to the tea capital of Bangladesh – Srimangal to visit it’s numerous tea gardens, national parks, and tribal villages. From there we go to the hill-tracts area in Chittagong Division. Starting with full day boat ride at beautiful Kaptai Lake, you’ll explore the beautiful hills in Bandarban and experience lifestyle of it’s many different tribes. Visit Chittagong Ship Breaking Yards before returning to Dhaka. If you want to experience the best places and attractions of Bangladesh on a single tour, this tour is for you.

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Tour Itinerary

Day-01: Arrival in Dhaka

Pick-up from Dhaka airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight at Dhaka (Hotel Civic Inn)

Day-02: Old Dhaka and Rocket

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).

Day-03: UNESCO World Heritage City Bagerhat

Visit the beautiful mosques at 15th century Mosque City of Bagerhat, transfer to Mongla in the evening. Overnight at Mongla (Parjatan Hotel Posur)

Day-04-06: Sundarbans Mangrove Forest

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)

Day-07-09: Archaeology of Rajshahi

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)

Day-10-12: Tea Plantations of Srimangal

Take a four hour train ride and spend 03 days at Srimangal, the tea capital of Bangladesh. Visit numerous tea gardens, tribal villages, rubber gardens, lemon orchards, and pineapple gardens; taste the famous 7 layer tea. Walk inside the trails of tea gardens, and trek inside Lawachhara National park in search of birds and rare animals, specially the Hulluk Gibbons. Back to Dhaka on another train (Nisorgo Eco Resort, Hotel Civic Inn)

Day-13: Old Capital Sonargaon

Visit Sonargaon, the old capital of Bengal, including the Folk-Art Museum, abandoned Panam City, 15th century Goaldi Mosque. Experience life on a river island of Meghna. Overnight at Dhaka (Hotel Civic Inn)

Day-14-17: Chittagong Hill-Tracts

Chittagon Hill-Tracts area is the home of the numerious indiginous groups in Bangladesh. In these four days you'll visit villages of many tribal groups, tribal bazaars, visit tribal handicraft markets and Buddhist temples, enjoy boat ride on beautiful Kaptai Lake and Sangu River - the most naturally beautiful river in Bangladesh. You'll also visit the Ship Breaking Yards in Chittagong to experience how the giant commercial vessels from all over the world come here and teared apart into pieces of steel. Also visit World War II cemetery at Chittagong, and return to Dhaka (Parjatan Hotel, Hillside Resort, Hotel Civic Inn)

Day-18: Departure

Transfer to airport for departure according to your flight, say good bye. End of the tour.

$100 Early-Booking Discount for the first 2 to join any scheduled tour 6 months in advance.

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