Trip reference number: HPGB

Trip Operator: Nijhoom Tours

Glories of Bangladesh (14 Days)

From: £1132.68**

Visit the most glorious sights and attractions of Bangladesh, including all three UNESCO World Heritage sights – Bagerhat, Sundarbans, and Sompur Mahabhihara, with spending three day at Srimangal – the tea capital of Bangladesh, and a day tour to Sonargaon – the old capital of Bengal. You’ll get a taste of green forest and wildlife at Sundarbans and Srimangal, combining with exploring some great archaeological sites and experiencing life of people in Bagerhat, Rajshahi, Sonargaon, and Dhaka, with a leisure trip at paddle steamer called Rocket.

Starting with visiting Dhaka city and an overnight Rocket journey, you’ll visit the numerous mosques at Bagerhat, spend 3 day inside Sundarbans, visit Sompur Mahabhihara. Also visit a Santal tribal village to experience their lifestyle and a numerous bazaar full of activities. Later spend 3 day enjoying the tea plantations and tribal villages in Srimangal, and spend a day to the old capital Sonargaon. This is an arrival to departure package with hotels, breakfast, western style toilet, and airport transfers.

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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: 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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