SUNDARBANS BY PADDLE STEAMER

(Dhaka 1N +Paddle Steamer 1N +Mongla 2N +Motor Launch 1N)

Day 01 Arrival Dhaka & Excursion to Sonargaon & Mainamati

Lalbagh FortArrive Dhaka in the morning immediately transfer to Sonargoan, the old capital of Bengal. Then proceed to Mainamati the Buddhist archeological sites. En-route visit World War II cemetery. Drive (3 hrs.) return back to your designated hotel for overnight stay in Dhaka.

 Day 02 : Dhaka city sightseeing

8 am & take a full day Dhaka city tour covering Central Shahid Minar – the symbol of sacrifice for mother language, historical Curzon Hall (British building) of Dhaka University, National Museum (closed on THU) with rich and rare collections (some of the rare collections of this museum were taken to France for international exposition), Also visit the Parliament Building – designed by the American architect Louis I. Khan, Dhakeswari Temple, the Central Hindu Temple, Star Mosque, Armenian Charch & Lalbagh fort (closed on SUN).

At 5:30 pm board on the heritage vessel paddle wheel “rocket steamer” bound to Moralganj from Sadarghat Rocket steamer terminal. Stay overnight at the AC cabin. During this river journey seating on the front deck chair you will enjoy the wonderful scenic beauty and subtle nature of the riverain Bangladesh. Overnight stay on board.

Day 03: On the Rocket Steamer-Mongla via Bagerhat

The whole day you will be staying on the vessel and enjoying overwhelming beauty of the different new raised islands, attracting fishing wooden boats and the primitive and nomadic life style of the fishermen. Reach Morolganj in the afternoon and Transfer to Mongla. En-route visit Sixty Doomed Mosque (UNSCO Heritage site) at Bagerhat. Check in Pashur Parjatan Motel at Mongla for overnight.

Day 04: Full day excursion to Karamjol & Ghagrariam forest station at Sundarbans    

Early in the morning board on the vessel & start cruising towards Sundarbans forest katkathrough the great expanse of Pasur river. The cruising boat will headed towards Karamjal and crocodiles nasturtium and birding center.  Here you can also enjoy exciting forest hiking and walking through the wooden pathway and the different wild animals.

Cruise towards Dhangmari forest station and continue the cruising towards the Ghagamari forest post. Here you enjoy the best scenic beauty of the forest and the villages of Buffer zone where the people are very often to face their confrontation of the man–eating tigers and as well as to conceive the natural phenomenon like cyclonic storms and tidal flushing.

karamjalReturn back to your boat and have lunch in the mean time we will start our return journey towards Mongla. Return to Mongla in the evening & Overnight stay at Pashur Parjatan Motel at Mongla.

 Day 05: Mongla to Dhaka

After breakfast proceed (5 hrs.) towards Barisal &enjoy local sightseeing. In the evening board on the Motor launch to Dhaka. Overnight stay at ac cabin of Motor Launch.

Day 06: Depart from Dhaka

Early in the morning arrive Dhaka & transfer to your designated hotel for refreshment. Rest of the day free till transfer to airport to catch your return flight in the afternoon.