Sardar Bari at Sonargaon
Arrive Dhaka in the morning immediately transfer to Sonargoan, the old capital of Bengal. En-route visit Jamdani village at Murapara. Then enjoy two hours cruising on the mighty river Meghna by a country boat. return to your designated hotel for overnight stay in Dhaka.
8 am & take a full day Dhaka city tour covering the Parliament Building – designed by the American architect Louis I. Khan 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), Dhakeshwari Temple, the Central Hindu Temple, Star Mosque, Armenian Church & 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.
In the morning 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 Hularhat by 10 am and transfer to Mongla to board on the reserve motor boat headed to Sundarban. start cruising towards Sundarbans forest through the great expanse of Pasur river. Arrive Kotka forest station by 8 hrs. depend on tides.
Lunch & Dinner will be served on board. Overnight stay at NON ac cabin of motor boat inside the forest.
Early morning enjoy boating through narrow canals for bird watching. After breakfast enjoy jungle walk towards Jamtola beach & enjoy the forest from the watch tower at Kotka. In the afternoon will start our return journey towards Karamjal and crocodiles nasturtium and birding center. Overnight stay at NON ac cabin of motor boat inside the forest.
Early morning enjoy exciting forest hiking and walking through the wooden pathway and the different wild animals. Return back to your boat and have early lunch in the mean time we will start our return journey towards Mongla. Disembark the boat & proceed (5 hrs.) towards Barisal.
En-route visit Sixty Doomed Mosque (UNSCO Heritage site) at Bagerhat.
In the evening board on the Motor launch to Dhaka. Overnight stay at ac cabin of Motor Launch
Arrive Sadarghat river port early in the morning & transfer to bus stand to board on the Volvo bus to Cox’s Bazar. Arrival at Cox’s Bazar in the evening & check in to your designated hotel for overnight.
Day 7: Cox’s Bazar local Sightseeing with beach activities and overnight Volvo bus to Dhaka.
Early morning walk on the beach. After breakfast excursion to Mohshkhali island by speed boat & visit Buddist temple, tribal village & hill top Addinath temple. Return to Cox’s Bazar by noon. In the afternoon take a beach drive by a traditional 4W Jeep to Himchhari Eco park & enjoy sunset from the hill.
Return to Cox’s Bazar in the evening & board on the return Volvo bus to Dhaka. Overnight on board.
Day 8: Arrival at Dhaka – Fresh up and departure transfer to airport.
Arrival at Dhaka in the morning, immediately transfer to your designated hotel for fresh up & breakfast. Free at your hotel till 12 noon.
In time transfer to airport & board on to your onward flight.