10 Nights/11 Days Bangladesh Tour
Day 01 DHAKA
Arrive Dhaka by international flight. On arrival meeting and transfer to hotel.
Founded in 1608 as the seat of the imperial Mughal viceroys of Bengal. Known to the world for centuries for its fine silk and Muslin. As the capital of Bangladesh it has grown into a busy city of trades, business, cultural and sport activities. Having a happy blending of the old and new architectural trends, Dhaka has been developing fast as a modern city since the independence of Bangladesh in 197.
Day 02 DHAKA - BOGRA
Morning leave Dhaka for Bogra by road 6 h 11 min (198.4 km)Upon arrival at Bogra transfer to hotel. Bogra, the nerve centre of northern Bangladesh. Mahasthan Garh the earliest days of documented urban Bangla (3 century BC) is situated 13 km North of Bogra town. It has been identified with ancient city of Pundranagar, familliar in Maurya, Gupta, Pala and Sena literary and other epigraphic records, Buddhist relic-the Vasu-Vihara mound, only 6 km west of Mahastan Garh.
Afternoon visit Sumpura Vihara at Paharpur (world heritage site). Paharpur lies at Rajshahi district, relies of glorious past of Bengal under the Pala Dynasty during the 8th century CE. Excavations at this historic site exposed to the view the single largest Buddhist monastery in the world having a gigantic pyramidal temple with 177 monastic cells and numerous motive Stupas. The 63 stone images and about 3,000 beautiful terra-cotta plaques depict many Buddhist religious and other stories.
Day 03 BOGRA-DINAJPUR-BOGRA
Full day excursion to Dinarjpur, 3 h 25 min (139.4 km)Visit Kantaji's Temple (old terracotta Hindu temple). Kantaji's Temple is an 18th century brick temple situated about 18 km north of Dinajpur town. Maharaja Prannath began its construction from 1772 AD and was completed by his adopted son Maharaja Ramnath in 1752 AD with exquisite mythological terra-cotta decoration on its walls, On way back to Bogra visit Vasu Vihara and Vahastangarh.
Day 04 BOGRA – RAJSHAHI-KHULNA
Morning leave Bogra for Khulna. 8 h 38 min (293.0 km) Enroute visit old Hindu Temples (Govinda temple, Gopal Temple, Ghiva Temple etc) and Palace at Putia and Tomb of Lalon Shah at Kushtia ( the spiritual mendicant and the famous mystic poet of the Bengali literature ). Enjoy famous mystic "boul" songs. Late afternoon arrival Khulna and transfer to hotel .
Day 05 KHULNA-BAGERHAT-MONHLA
Early morning leave Khulna for Mongla en route visit Shat Gambuj Mosque ( World Heritage ), Bagerhat : About 30 km away from Khulna City is the place Bagerhat. The place was inside the inhospitable Mangrove forest of the Sundarbans near the coast of Bay of Bengal. A General, later known to be a saint named Khan Jahan Ali came here from Delhi. He was the earliest torch-bearer of Islam in the south of Indian Subcontinent. He laid the nucleus of an affluent city at Bagerhat in the mid-fifteenth century, during the reign of Sultan Nasiruddin Mahmud Shah (1442-1459). He adorned his city with numerous mosques, tanks, roads and other public buildings, the spectacular ruins of which are focused around the most imposing and largest multi-domed mosque in Bangladesh, known as the Shat-Gambuj Masjid.
Arrival at Mongla. On board motor boat for day excursions to Sundarbans (natural world heritage site). Spread over an area of about 6000 sq km of deltaic swamps along the coastal belt of Khulna district, the Sundarbans is the home of Royal Bengal Tigers. The dense, evergreen forests of the Sundarbans are criss-crossed by a network of rivers and creeks. Often swimming tigers in rivers and basking crocodiles in the sun on riverside can be seen . The Sundarbans is also the natural habitat of spotted deer, jungle fowls, wild boars, lizards, rhesus monkeys and innumerable varieties of beautiful birds. The Sundarbans is the largest Mangrove forest in the world. Visit Karamjal forest. Enjoy the beauty of the mangrove forest of Sundarbans. After sunset back Mongla and proceed to Khulna (one hour drive).
Day 06 KHULNA - DHAKA
Morning leave Khulna for Dhaka 7 h 47 min (230.5 km) crossing ferry on the mighty river Padma. Visit martyrs monument at Savar and Dhamrai village. Ricksaw ride in the village. Late afternoon arrival Dhaka and transfer to hotel, Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 DHAKA - CHITTAGONG
Morning leave Dhaka for Chittagong. 5 h 12 min (243.9 km) En route visit old Panam Nagar buildings were constructed during 19th century and famous Grand Trunk Road was built during 16th century and Sonargaon village about 29 km from Dhaka was one of the oldest capital of Bengal as well as the capital of independent Sultanate of Bengal during 13th century. Also visit old Buddhist ruins at Mainamoti in Comilla about 96 km from Dhaka City, Comilla was the seat of a Buddhist civilization that flourished from 7th to 12 Century AD. At about 8 km west of Comilla Town as many as fifty spots have been marked of which some have been dug out from under the soil of a range of low hills known as Mainamati - Lalmai Ridge. The excavations of Shalban Vihara, Vasu Vihara, Ananda Vihara, Kotila Mura, Charpatra Mura, Itakhola Mura and Rupban Mura have immense archeological and cultural importance especially in the field of studies of Buddhism. There is also a museum with a collection of historical artifacts found at the excavation sites. A visit to the World War II Cemetery at Mainamati where the bodies of 753 soldiers of the allied forces along with the bodies of some Japanese soldiers are lying in unforgettable. The Saptadasha Ratna Temple ( 17-towered temple built in the 17th century by Maharaja Ratnamanikya II of Tripura) located at outskirts of Comilla Town, is also worth seeing.
Continue drive to Chittagong. CHITTAGONG: about 268 km from Dhaka by road and 35 minutes by air is Chittagong, the second largest city of Bangladesh and a busy sea-port. The green hill forests and the sea beaches have made Chittagong a good spot for the holiday-makers. Chittagong was described by the famous Chinese traveler Yuan Chuang (7th century AD) as a sleeping beauty emerging from the mist and water and has been given the nickname "PORTO GRANDE" by the 16th century Portuguese seafarers, Late afternoon arrival Chittagong and transfer to hotel.
Day 08 CHITTAGONG – RANGAMATI
Morning leave Chittagong for Rangamati. RANGAMATI the focal point of Chittagong hill tracts, is connected with Chittagong by a 77 km metalled road. The town-ship is located in the west bank of the Kaptai lake, the largest "man made" lake, spreading over 680 sq. km crystal clean water flanked by hills & ever green forests. Rangamati is a favorite holiday resort because of its beautiful landscape, scenic beauty, flora & fauna, homespun textiles, bamboo handbags, flower vases, silver jewelry. For the tourist the attractions of Rangamati are numerous, tribal life, fishing, speed boat cruising, water-skiing, hiking or merely enjoying nature as it is. There is a Buddhist Temple near the Kaptai Lake. One of the old preachers is preaching over there.
En route visit Tomb of Sultan Baizid Bustami and world war 11 cemetery, by noon arrival Rangamati and visit tribal handloom factory and Buddhist temple. Transfer to hotel and lunch. Afternoon excursion by motor boat on Kaptai lake. Visit tribal village.
Day 09 RANGAMATI - DHAKA
Morning leave Rangamati for Dhaka. Late afternoon arrival Dhaka and transfer to hotel.
Day 10 DHAKA
Morning city sightseeing. Visit Sadarghat waterfront, the Ahsan Manjil (Pink Palace). After visiting the Star Mosque and Dhakeswari Temple, enjoy lunch in a Bangladeshi restaurant. Then visit New Market, the National Museum and Parliament building, have dinner evening have dinner live song at hotel restaurant. .
Day 11: DEPARTURE TO ABROAD
After breakfast if time permit has shopping after that transfer to airport as per the flight schedule.
GROUP SIZE 30+1 FOC NET: PER PERSON USD 528$
Single supplementary per person USD 90$
TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDED
All Hotel ac accommodation twin share basis.
All travel and transportation by Chartered AC tourist coach.
All entry fees.
All meals Breakfast, lunch, dinner, Bangladeshi restaurant.
All activities during the trip.
An accompanied English-speaking Guide during the trip.
Airport - hotel – Airport transfer.
TOUR PACKAGE EXCLUDES:
Hard drinks, Personal Tips, Laundry Charge, Telephone, Fax, Internet etc.
Things to carry:
(1) Flash light. (2) Snicker shoes for walking. (3) Hat/Cap for Sun protection. (4) Sun-burn lotion & insects spray. (5) Binoculars (6) Camera, films & battery (7) Toothpaste & tooth brush (8) Towels (9) Bath soap / Shampoo (10.) Routine medicine.
Booking and Payment
01. Minimum 50%of the said payment required to book a tour and rest the 50% should be paid before the commencement of the tour.
We will be responsible for the operation of the tours as per the itinerary under normal situation. For personal accident, sickness, loss of baggage during the tour, delay or cancellation of Train, any political problem, natural disaster creating unusual situation to conduct a tour, etc. We shall not be directly responsible. We will be responsible to extend all possible assistance in overcoming those problems. In this circumstances guest(s) must pay any extra cost incurred overcome those problems. We reserve the right to withdraw or amend any tour, should the situation warrant such action in our operation, on should such situation a refund of proportionate amount will be made. The Tour operator reserves the right to accept or refuse any participant as a member of a tour package.
Special note: Itinerary might be changed by mutual understanding between honorable guest/team leader and guide.