Monsoon Special – Backwater with UNESCO site on Paddle Steamer

Monsoon Special Tour

 BACKWATER & VILLAGE TRIP @ BARISAL-The Vanes Of The East!

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THUSDAY 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.

 

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.

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