Monsoon Special- Back Water Trip to Barisal by Paddle steamer

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BARISAL IN MONSOON & GUAVA TOUR

MONSOON TOUR:

When the hubbubs of celebrations settle down in Barisal by the month of July starts the carnival of Nature in which she flaunts her million moods at their fullest. After the long and hot summer days the monsoon torrent is a welcome change in this reagon. The thrilling aroma of dry earth loosing its summer fever, the exciting drumming of water droplets on roofs and the tiny boats sailing reluctantly in shallow water pools; all make monsoon the most pleasurable season in Bangladesh & specially at the southern part like Barisal.

As the atmosphere gets filled with raindrops and rainbows, none would think of missing it in the closed indoors of their homes. It is the best time for having fun offered by the nature, monsoon brings everything fresh and live. Fresh vegetation, washed streets, tender buds all greet you with their untainted smiles, you may feel the countless kisses of heavens, compelling you to wade through knee-deep waters, pushing you further to your innocent & pleased childhood days of tiny boats and sloshing around in the gurgling streams.

When the heavens romance Nature with heavy droplets the rhapsody that ensues will surely be beyond the limits of ecstasy.

 

GUAVA TOUR:

Guava – tenderly called the “Apple of Bengal” – is found in both its native and genetically modified varieties in Bangladesh, but Barisal is especially known for the inhabitant. Soil of Barisal region produces a special variety of tasty guava having an attractive scent that’s why Barisal is known as Guava capital of Bangladesh.

Will visit it’s numerous guava gardens and Floating Markets at Attghar, Kuriana and Vimruli, while enjoying The Great Back Water Cruise, Glamorous Canal Cruise and Fabulous Village Home Stay Tour.

This tour could be in best use at July to September while it is the full Guava season, and the whole Zone is full on the smell of ripe guava. But also possible to arrange at the other time of the year, which will be of the same value, because it highlights all the major attractions at Barisal Chapter.

This Tour Duration will be in the month of Mid July – Mid September.

So to travel in Barisal, this will help you enjoy the limitless joys of monsoon and Guava Tour at its best.

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BACK WATER & VILLAGE TRIP @ BARISAL-The Vanes Of The East!

THURSDAY EVENING: OVERNIGHT JOURNEY TO BARISAL BY STEAMER

At 6 pm will starts cruising towards the southern part of Bangladesh. Within an hour, ship will join the main stream of the mighty rivers Meghna, Padma (Ganges) and we will leave the city lights gradually. Winds are blowing strongly and the ship itself is dancing by the rhythm of waves. Dinner & overnight at ac cabin on the Steamer.

FRIDAY: STEAMER CRUISE & VISIT SIXTY DOMED MOSQUE AT BAGERHAT

Early morning steamer will reach at Barisal here local guide will join with you & enjoy the beauty of riverside villages & their daily life. Steamer will reach at Hularhat river port by 9:30 am immediately transfer (1½ hrs.) to Bagerhat & explore the UNESCO world heritage site Sixty Domed Mosque, also visit the site museum & other interesting places till noo. Return to Hularhat to board on the return steamer headed to Barisal. Arrival at Barisal by 6 pm. Check in to your designated hotel for a night stay in Barisal.

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SATURDAY: ENJOY ADVENTUROUS & EXCITING BACK WATER TRIP BY A COUNTRY ENGINE BOAT.

After early breakfast at 6 am transfer (2 hrs.) by ac car to Banaripara river front & board on the reserve engine boat to enjoy a day long cruise through many canals & rivers from Banaripara to Swarupkathi, the river port & a hub for Forest woods along with Nipa Palm Leaves from the Sunderbans, the world largest mangrove forest. It is really a unique experience while you will overview the vegetation on the bank of the narrow canals & the rural villages. Enjoy many interesting activities of the locals based on the rivers & canals. Will explore a local market where you will find many small boats full with seasonal fruits like Guava, Lemon, Hog-Palm and others are selling by the farmers to the merchant buyers with big boats in this market.

You can enjoy a cup of a hot tea/coffee with cookies on board. Will take a short visit to a rural village on the bank of the river to meet the locals & spend some time with a local family to get some experience on their life style. Late in the afternoon will return to Banaripara river port & transfer to Barisal. Will visit Gotia mosque on our way to Barisal. At 6 pm board on the AC cabin of the Paddle Steamer steamer will start for an overnight cruise to Dhaka.

SUNDAY: EARLY IN THE MORNING ARRIVE SADARGHAT RIVER FRONT IN DHAKA.