Bangladesh tours

Friday, July 21, 2017

Ecological wildlife Expeditions in Sundarbans Bangladesh

Ecological wildlife Expeditions in Sundarbans Bangladesh by paddle wheel steamer cruise from Dhaka  


The word Sundarban means ‘beautiful forest’. It is a immeasurable area in the Ganges delta comprising a network of 108 swampy, two-third low-lying landmass amidst one- third water bodies of 450 river, canal and creeks, mainly fresh water flows north to south direction and sediments deposited in the delta covered with enormous brackish mud flats contain 28 species true mangrove plants boast of a variety of flora and diversified faunal array to bring an unequaled diverse wildlife

Sundarban Mangrove ecosystems are of massive ecological significance which Situated mostly in southwest Bangladesh, a small portion of it lies in India. The Indian part of the forest is estimated to be about 19 percent, while the Bangladeshi part is 81 percent. Three wildlife Sanctuaries superb by sedges, legumes, algal, grasses a variety of terrestrial shrubs and Magical mangrove trees where stealthily spotted deer, Macaque and wild boar survive and ferocious Bengal tiger its roam beyond various wildlife. Its declared as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1997.

Every year many travelers expedition in and around of these wildlife sanctuaries and mostly viewed sites – namely – KATKA, KACHIKHALI and HERON POINT. 

The Sundarbans incident four tides each day, on a six-hour round and wildlife view in the low tide than high tides.

Flora: overall 334 plants, The major tree species is Sundry which covers about 73% to total landmass and the second species is Gewa which covers about 16% of entire forest area. The plant species include 35 legumes, 29 grasses, 19 sedges, and 18 spurges,165 algal, 13 special orchids, 17 fern, 87 monocotyledon and 230 dicotyledon belonging to 245 genera and 75 families from the sundarbans and adjacent area are found available. 50 true mangrove plant species recorded throughout the globe, the Sundarbans only hold 35 species.


FISH - The Sundarban ecology supports rich fisheries diversity supports 24 species of shrimps, 8 species of lobsters, 7 species of crabs, 42 species of mollusks and 225 species of fish among them 120 species of commercially important fishes are available harvesting by the fisherman.

Avifauna - Birds is the best indication of beauty in nature. in Sundarbans 315 species have been recorded - 8 species king fisher including the common brown-winged kingfishers, Jungle red fowl and  the globally threatened lesser adjutants, masked fin foots birds of prey such as the ospreys, white-bellied sea eagles, grey-headed and Pallas fish eagles.

Aquatic fauna
Some fish and amphibians originate in the Sundarbans are butter fish, electric ray, common carp, king crab, silver carp, barb, river eels, starfish, sawfish, fiddler crab, hermit crab, prawn, shrimps, river dolphins, skipping frogs, common toads and tree frogs. One mostly exciting amphibious fish species is the mudskipper that climbs out of the water into mudflats and even climbs trees.

Predators:
42 species of mammal among them 25 vital mammalian species - significant habitats for the endangered Bengal tiger.The forest also contains leopard --  other smaller predators namely- Asian house shrew, Greater short-nosed fruit bat, Indian flying fox, Greater false vampire bat, tail-less leaf-nosed bat, Rhesus macaque , Red-cheeked squirrel, Greater bandicoot rat, Black rat, Little Indian field mouse, Porcupines, Humpback dolphin, Short-beaked common dolphin, Irrawaddy dolphin, South Asian river dolphin, Bengal fox, Golden jackal, Indian grey mongoose,Fishing cat, Jungle cat, Wild boar, Indian muntjac and monitor lizard.
It is expected that there are now 106 Bengal tigers and about 30,000 to 50,000 spotted deer in the area. Semi aquatic mammal namely The small-clawed otter moves in families often seen during low tides in the creeks.

Reptiles: Sundarbans is also home to 50 reptiles species including Estuarine  crocodiles are large aquatic reptiles is common and others are king cobras, Indian flap-shelled turtles, house geckos, monitor lizards, The river terrapin, hawksbill turtles, pythons, common kraits, green vine snake,  olive ridley turtles, sea snakes, dog-faced water snakes, green turtles, estuarine crocodiles, chameleons, Russell's vipers, checkered keelbacks and rat snakes. peacock soft-shelled turtles, Bengal monitors , water monitors and Indian pythons.

Bangladesh Expeditions organize special interest expeditions, bird watching trip, family tour in private basis, personal demanded tours, weekend package tours and filming / research documentary on any species.

Tour itinerary:
Day-01:  Paddle wheel steamer cruise
our guide will pick you to the sadarghat reaching by 04:00 PM for an exciting Paddle wheel steamer cruise globally known was launch in Bangladesh in the late 18th century by the British India General Navigation Railway Company built with unique design rare chance of sinking dilapidated torpedo-shaped two storey vessels comfortable as symbol of speed, safety and aristocracy once renowned and elite classes people cruises to Mongla and Khulna via Chandpur, Barisal and Hularhat. There were six paddle steamers built with steam engines from Europe and India now converted into diesel-run engines and electro-hydraulic engines. Presently only 4 paddle wheel steamer namely – PS Masud, PS Ostrich, PS Lepcha, PS Tern and introduced 2 new ships--MV Bangali and MV Madhumati launches according to the paddle steamer model operated from Dhaka every day except Friday started 04:00 PM from Badamtoli departing by 06:30 PM from Sadarghat terminal.

Day-02: Mongla to Katka
In the beginning of the Sundarbans forest protected zone a few hundred fisherman devastating natural breeding system catching fish and young shrimp.
On the way of our cruise we find before 200 meters of forested land and front of Daingmari forest office Known to be a popular course for dolphins and other aquatic animals once we find very rare hambok dolphin species. Dhangmari is not only place where endure dolphin, specialized declare Chandpai and Dudhmukhi areas of eastern Sundarbans as dolphin sanctuaries recorded 6,000 Irrawaddy Dolphin mammal species in Sundarbans Bangladesh.

Very soon our boat arrive at Chandpai Dolphin sanctuary adjacent joy moni fisherman village we stop our boat at forest office jetty to get permitted copy and armed forest guard accompanying the tour.

We direct cruise about to Bay of Bengal view Katka wildlife and Tiger point where mostly viewed diverse wildlife. Our small wooden boat immediately leave us to the nearby wildlife observation tower out looking the eye catching grass land surrounding green trees while birds back to the nest and spotted deer stealthily taking grass before sun set, return to the boat hearing evening alert sounds of Jungle fowl. Free time having prawn soup in the boat will be anchored convenient place in sea facing both side forested lands.   

Day-03: visit another World heritage site-  Bagerhat sixty dome Mosque
at around 09:30 AM leave the rocket for one hour car journey to the Ruins of Bagerhat are the remnants of the famous city of Khalifatabad from the medieval period established by Saint Ulug Khan Jahan. UNESCO declared World heritage sites- his sixty dome mosque although made many beautiful Mosque, we also visit Nine domed Mosque, lakes, the tomb of Khan Jahan Ali. In the afternoon drive another an hour to Pashur hotel. Late in the afternoon experience the coastal villages by auto rickshaw van having fresh air of the Sundarbans.

Day-04: whole day diverse wildlife and magical mangrove forest expeditions
Sundarbans is the unique ecological place for bird watchers, early in the morning alarm wake up for an exciting bird watching trip by silent boat through Katka canal / creeks chance to see the bird life and wildlife very close. Before entering in the canal right side sea faces mud flats where flying birds of prey hunting fishes and crabs. In the canal many species of birds you will find mostly brawn winged king fisher, ruddy king fisher deep of the creeks, racket tailed drongo, magpie robin, common king fisher, fish eagle on the top of die tree, bee eater and many if high tide closely viewed macaque and deer, green vine snake if low tides may find oriental small otters and pug print in the muddy bank, return to the boat having breakfast.

Only one hour time for walking through forest en-route to the Tiger hill we find many deer and macaque under the keora tree and our conducted guide will broken branch of the tree where all of the deer eating with fear.
immediately board to the boat having snacks heading for 7km walking to the Jamtola beach trail through jungle.
In the grassland we may find deer, birds and many butterflies as total 37 species of butterflies under 7 families were recorded after 3.50km walk through picturesque scenery we wondered Katka beach where you find only dried trees and verities shell of Mollusks species.
We can happier if we could hiking Katka to Kachikhali through Jamtola beach and deep forest but this expeditions possible from December to March.
We can write about the adventurous expeditions those visit during the month of December to March.
After having bath and fruits / cookies eating return to the boat and its start cruise about to Kachikhali meantime late lunch will be served on vessel, on the way of cruise look out may find obscure Bengal tiger swimming in the canal.

Late afternoon on arrival Kachikhali wildlife in the sea front canal beyond a place will be anchor our vessel. Here you may see a large crocodile in the mud bank
Our small boat leave us at jetty Walking through grassland spotted deer in several group stealthily eating grasses and wild boars are common in this forest carefully walk as poisonous snakes found several time in our past trip.
Before sun set a significant bird watching through Kachikhali fascinating canal  A brown-winged kingfisher whizzes by, heading before stopping to perch, enduring us closed view of its spurious wing and attracting red bill. May you must see a deer, we may also find Crescent Serpent Eagle, otters if low tides as many fishes.
A BBQ dinner will be served and our boat few hours back to anchor nearby canal.

Day-05: bird canal expeditions + Berrikhal canal and Herbaria
early in the morning bird canal expeditions here surrounding mangrove apple and mangrove trees very spectacular by bird watchers as maximum species of bird observe here, water monitor, rhesus macaque also common. Return to the vessel for heading Berrikhal crisscrosses canal where diverse wildlife marked from the boat. Both side green trees and wildlife attracts any travelers, we find masked fin foot, lesser adjutant and greater egrets, several time we found crocodile baking in the sun, water monitor lying in tree, macaque make your return journey memorable.

In the afternoon leave the vessel for Harbaria Eco tourism sight-seeing from wooden made path searching Tiger foot print in the forest floor, continue on to the boat for Mongla catching train / Scania Volvo bus journey to Dhaka.

If visitors use return flight from Jessore to Dhaka just 02:30 pm should be leave the vessel for catching evening flight.  

This price only for foreigner

Price per person: US$ 410  (Transport : Rocket + Boat + Car + Air)
Price per person: US$ 355  (Transport :Rocket + Boat + Car + ac Bus)

Price shall include:
1. Cruise inside the Forest with exclusive tourist boat.
2. Accommodation on twin sharing basis
3. Food.
4. All activities inside the forest as per itinerary.
5. Small country boat to make trips inside small canals/creeks.
6. Mineral water for drinking during the trip.
7. Forest fees, permission & armed forest guard from the forest department
8. An Ecological Guide during the trip.
9. Air ticket (Jessore to Dhaka)
10. Rocket Cruise (Dhaka – Hularhat).
11. A/C Car for sightseeing and transfer

Sundarban Package Tour
Air-con Bus – Car – Boat
Price Per Person : US$ 160
Price shall include:
·        Cruise Inside the Forest with tourist boat.
·        Accommodation on twin sharing basis
·        Food (Breakfast, lunch, dinner, Tea/coffee, snacks)
·         All activities inside the forest as per itinerary.
·        Small country boat to make trips inside small canals/creeks.
·        Mineral water for drinking during the trip.
·        Forest fees, permission & armed forest guard from the forest department
·        An accompanied Guide during the trip.
·        Aircon Bus ticket (Dhaka – Khulna - Dhaka)
·        A/C Car for Transfer (Khulna – Mongla – Khulna)

PACKAGE COST EXCLUDES:
•          Drinks both hard and soft.
•          Items of personal nature and items not mentioned above.
•          Foreigners permission @ 5,000 BDT.

Note: we also organize 2 days bird watching trip, 3 days trip to Katka and Heron point and 4 days trip to Katka, Heron point, Dubla island and Mandarbaria 

Authorized by
Abdullah al-Mamun
Manager- tours
Bangladesh Expeditions
+88 01715093412, info@expeditions-bd.com,


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Thursday, May 4, 2017

hills hiking and hillside cruise in Bangladesh

Hills hiking and hillside cruise in Bangladesh
Rangamati and Bandarban hillside river and lake cruise, walking around colorful indigenous villages and hiking highest hills of the Bandarban hill tracts.

This trip much popular all the year round even in the summer hillside cruise from Bandarban to Ruma and Rijuk waterfalls very attractive by local and foreign travelers.
Visitors can directly land at Chittagong International airport or connecting domestic flight from Dhaka only 40 minutes or Dhaka to Chittagong by overnight / morning train or Scania Volvo bus.
Cox’s bazaar world longest natural beach is not far from Bandarban

Rangamati and Bandarban hiking and cruise based air and car / jeep
Duration: 4 days
Tour itinerary:
Day-01:Depart Dhaka by morning domestic flight to Chittagong, on arrival transferred Rangamati by car / Van ( 77km ), rest of the day hillside Kaptai lake cruise along with Buddhist vihar, monks, Chakma handicraft center, Chakma village and Shuvolong waterfall, check in Parjatan motel ( L,D ) 

Day-02: walking around hanging bridge and leave Rangamati to Bandarban by car / van for check in hillside resort for lunch and visit surrounds of Bandarban.

Day03: in the morning hillside about 5 hours  cruise on shangu river up to Rijuk waterfall and return Bandarban by jeep from Ruma, on the way explore Tripura tribal village, overnight in Bandarban hillside resort.
Day-04: early in the morning jeep drive to Nilgiri and Chimbuk highest hills looking the overall beauty of whole Bandarban and a far view of Bay of Bengal, explore Bawm tribal village, shailo propat waterfall stream, in the afternoon drive 92km to Chittagong by car / A/c van catching evening flight back to Dhaka.

Bangladeshi currency price per person:
Single – 2 person ---- 03 person --- 4 person ---- 5 person
65,000….41,000 ….. 36,500…….29,500 …….29,000

Tour price includes:
  1. Dhaka – Chittagong – Dhaka return air tickets,
  2. Accommodation: 1 night in Rangamati Parjatan and 2 nights in Bandarban hillside resort
  3. Chittagong – Rangamati and Rangmati to Bandarban to Chittagong by car
  4. Kaptai lake cruise and sight-seeing by boat,
  5. Hillside long cruise in Bandarban and visit Tripura village and Shailo propat,
  6. Hiking trip to Nilgiri and Chimbuk hills,
  7. Accompanied English speaking guide and all food within 4 days.
  8. Foreigner’s permission and the tour as per itinerary.


 we provide responsible tours for small and large group 

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Historical, cultural and wildlife tours in Bangladesh

Historical, cultural and wildlife tours of Bangladesh Expeditions

Bangladesh tour around Sundarban - rocket steamer cruise - Rajshahi - Chapai nawab ganj - Paharpur - Mahasthangarh and Dhaka
Tour itinerary


21st May- Day-01: leave Chittagong morning hour started A/c private Micro bus journey to Dhaka, on the way explore Moinamoti Buddhist Archaeological sites and Sonargaon late in the afternoon board into the famous rocket steamer, Bangladeshi dal and rice mixture with vegetable, egg and chicken in the dinner is available order basis served on board.
Dinner only includes in this day
B, L, D includes in this day

23rd May- at around 07:00 AM board into the boat for day cruise inside the Sundarbans around Herbaria and Karamjal Eco park, at around 12:30 PM leave the boat for A/c Micro bus journey to Khulna catching afternoon train (15:00 hours ) for Rajshahi, overnight in hotel at Rajshahi.
B, L, D includes in this day

24th May: early morning drive to Chapai Nababganj, visiting the city of Mango and Chotto sona Mosque, overnight at Rajshahi nice hotel.

B, L, D includes in this day


25th May: drive to Visit Paharpur world heritage sites along with other historical sites, overnight at Bogra.
B, L, D includes in this day

26th May: drive for exploring ancient city of 3rd Century “ Mahasthangarh “ along with other historical sites, in the afternoon catch train journey to Dhaka and transferred to hotel ornate for night pass.
B, L, D includes in this day
27th May: Dhaka full day sightseeing till 07:00 PM then transferred to Dhaka airport.
(B, L, D) includes in this day
Price per person in BDT. 39,000 if all food not includes price @ 31,000 Taka
Price includes:
1. Chittagong to Dhaka by A/c private Micro bus transferred ,
2. Dhaka to Hularhat 1st class rocket steamer cabin tickets,
3. Bagerhat sight-seeing and cruise inside the Sundarbans day long with forest revenue, person permission for Herbaria and entry fee of Karamjal
4. 1 night stay at Mongla pashur hotel
5. All Transfer and sight-seeing by 7 seated A/c micro bus,
6. Khulna to Rajshahi by standard class afternoon train tickets ,
7. Accompanied English speaking tour guide + A/c reserved 7 seated van for Rajshahi.
8. 2 nights’ accommodation at Rajshahi hotel and 1 night at Bogra Naz garden hotel
9. All sight-seeing in and around Rahshahi and Chapai nawab ganj, Paharpur and Mahasthangarh by reserved van,
10. Sonargaon sight-seeing and Dhaka city tour .
11. All food based everyday 3 meal and light snacks for 7 days.
Price excludes: personal cost and tips of guide, no hidden cost.


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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

most visible 6 days tours in Bangladesh

Bangladesh most popular tour all the year round
Duration: 6 days
places to expeditions - Dhaka - Srimangal - Sylhet - Sonargaon - Meghna river cruise

tour itinerary :
Day-1: Check in hotel ornate


Day-02: Dhaka city tour half day and drive to Sonargaon for brief sightseeing and cruise on Meghna for 5 hours to Gopaldi and few km drive to the bonaid expeditions homestay lies Dhaka -Sylhet highway, enjoy folk musical program.
Day: 3- drive to the tea plantation region at Srimangal for visiting tea garden and Madhobpur lake, check in Tea resort.

Day-4: rain forest expeditions spotting hoolock gibbon and languor, drive to Sylhet on the way exploring Madhobkunda waterfall, check in Metro international.

Day-05: drive to Jaflong visiting most visible picture sque of Bangladesh, late afternoon return car journey to the hotel ornate at Dhaka.

Day-6: airport transferred catching your final departure from Bangladesh.

price per person in BDT.
1 people ---2 people - 3 people --4 people
70,000..... 42,000 ..... 35,000 .... 29,000
price includes - all 3 star accommodation, all food, 6 days car and fuel, English speaking tour guide, river cruise, folk music and the tour as per itinerary.

more custom tour please shoot an email - info@expeditions-bd.com
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Monday, March 27, 2017

otter fishing tours in Bangladesh

Experience the difference -
Otters fishing tour of Bangladesh expeditions

travel time: October to March
tour feature: fishing with trained otters at Norail and Sundarban day long cruise based rocket steamer and air
there are many fisherman catching fish with the help of trained otterssince- 200 years now a day lessees the survivors only 27 family exist in three villages of Norail districts at south west Bangladesh.
nature of fishing: there are 3/4 fisherman with a boat every night outing to river with trained otters. 2 fisherman pull the net and other one control the offer for driving the fish to the net from different direction when fish goes to net catches.

tour itinerary: 
Day-01: Dhaka city tour or river craft and ship building activities experience in the bank of Buriganga river around Keraniganj, in the late afternoon board into the rocket steamer / paddle 1st class journey to Hularhat.
Day-02: leave the rocket and motor cycle / car journey to Mongla en-route visit Bagerhat Sixty dome Mosque, rest of the day cruise around Daingmari Dolphin sanctuary and Karamjal Eco park and crocodile breeding center, overnight in Khulna hotel.
Day-03: early in the morning drive to Noapara of Jessore by bus then local transport to the fisherman villages of Norail, late in the afternoon and night experience the fishing with otters.
Day-04: morning time look the fisherman villages and activities, return to Noapara and Jessore airport catching evening flight to Dhaka.
Price will be quote as per group size
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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Travel in Bangladesh for ultimate expeditions around hillside nature, beach and hills

Travel in Bangladesh for ultimate expeditions around hillside nature, beach and hills

Places to discover: Dhaka, Sylhet, Sreemangal, Chittagong - Bandarban - Cox's bazaar

Tour feature: tea garden, rain forest, hillside cruise, tribal villages, hiking, Cox's bazaar beach and offshore island.
tour itinerary:
Day-01: Dhaka city tour during day time and in the night overnight train journey to Sylhet.


Day-02: explore Jaflong and around picturesque scenery beyond Baangladesh - India border. you will enjoy in lalakhal cruise.

Day-03: in the morning train / bus journey to Srimangal, rest of the day walking around tea garden in the small hills and Madhabpur lake.

Day-04: early in the morning rain forest hiking for looking the hoolock gibbons family and macaque in the dense forest, explore Khasia punjee and hail haors. in the night train journey to Chittagong.

Day-05: car drive to Bandarban 92 km, on the way foreign travelers will submit their advance permits copy arranging by any tour operation company, in the afternoon visit surrounds of Bandarban.

Day-06: expedition to the highest hills at Nilgiri and Chimbuk hills, on the way look the beautiful waterfall stream at Shailopropat.

Day-07: in the morning hour hillside cruise on shangu river and in the afternoon public direct bus drive to Cox's bazaar.

Day-08: early morning walking through beach during sun rise, cruise to Moheskhali offshore island, in the afternoon drive to Inani beach and himchari broken hill.

Day-09: in the morning car drive to Ramu looking Buddhist stature and temples, in the afternoon check out hotel for A/c bus journey to Chittagong catching international flights or domestic flight to Dhaka.

Day-10: airport transfer to the hotel for night stay.

Day-11: transfer to the airport catching onward flight to your country.




Price per person in BDT > 80     Taka = > 1 US$
1 pax --- 02 pax ---03 pax ---04 pax--- 05 px---06 pax 
76,000 ….43,000 ….38,000 …. 32,000 ….30,500 … 28,000
Tour price included –
The tour as per itinerary based 3 star hotel facilities, all transfer by train / bus and sight-seeing by car / jeep, shangu river cruise, Moheskhali cruise and all sight-seeing, accompanied English speaking tour guide.
Price exclude: all lunch and dinner

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Rangamati and Bandarban tour to the Chittagong hill tracts

Rangamati and Bandarban trip to the Chittagong hill tracts
Best time to visit: all the year round

Places to see in Rangamati: interesting sights will be discover while you board on a boat in Kaptai lake cruise. More interesting are Ckakma handicraft center, Buddhist Monk, Master para tribal village, Shuvo long waterfall and hanging bridge.


Places to see in Bandarban:
Meghla, Nilachal ( Tiger hill), Golden temple and faruk para tribal village, Shailo propat waterfall, Nilgiri, Chimbuk and bawm tribal village.

Tour itinerary:

Night-01: leave Dhaka by A/c bus overnight journey to Rangamati.

Day-01: in the morning check in Parjatan motel or resort and rest of the mentioned places will be discovered while a cruise for day long - Kaptai lake cruise. More interesting are Ckakma handicraft center, Buddhist Monk, Master para tribal village, Shuvo long waterfall and hanging bridge.

Day-02: leave Rangamati to Bandarban after an early breakfast by hiace or jeep or Non a/c bus in reserved basis, rest of the day outing for visiting Meghla, Nilachal ( Tiger hill), Golden temple and faruk para tribal village, overnight stay in Parjatan motel or resort.

Day-03: hilly drive to Nilgiri en-route explore Shailo propat waterfall, Nilgiri, Chimbuk and bawm tribal village, at around 03:30 Pm a sighnificant hillside cruise on shangu river till sunset, in the night overnight A/c bus journey to Dhaka.

Tour Price per person: in BDT.
02 pax --- 04 pax --- 06 pax ----08 pax ---12 pax---15 pax---20 pax
20,000…..15,000……13,000…….12,000…..11,500….10,900…. 10,500

Note: we are comfort for quoting tour price for couple, family and group 

Price includes-
  1. Dhaka > Rangamati and Bandarban > Dhaka by A/c bus,
  2. Rangamati parjatan motel or hotel sufia A/c accommodation,
  3. Full day Kaptai lake cruise and sightseeing all mentioned places,
  4. Rangamati to Bandarban by A/c hiace or local bus in reserved basis,
  5. Bandarban sight-seeing by Chander gari ( jeep )
  6. Nilgiri and Chimbuk, shailo propat visit by Chander gari ( jeep)
  7. Hillside late afternoon sunset cruise on shangu river,
  8. Bandarban Parjatan or resort similar A/c room accommodation,
  9. Experience tour guide,
  10. three days All food ( 3 time meal and one snacks a day).

Hot line: Bangladesh expeditions - +88 01715093412,

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tours in Bangladesh around Sundarban - Cox's bazaar and Srimangal

tours in Bangladesh around Dhaka - Sundarban –
Cox's bazaar and Srimangal
Bangladesh tour
13 Days/12 Nights
ITINERARY
Day-1 - Dhaka
Guide will receive you from airport and transfer to Hotel for night halt.

Day-2– Tea Capital Srimongal
Depart from Dhaka in the morning after breakfast about to Srimongal. On arrival take you to the Tea resort or Hotel to check inn & having Lunch. In the afternoon drive to a nearby tea plantation and visit the Manipuri and Khashia tribal village to know their life style, agriculture, weaving and betel leave farmer. In the late afternoon visit scenic beauty of tea garden, rubber garden & betel nut tree. Overnight at Srimongal (3 star Hotel).


Day-3– Rain Forest Srimongal
Early in the morning walking into the Lawachara rain forest to observe many species of Birds, insects, endangered wild animal. It is the home of “Hollock Gibbons “as tropical rain forest of Bangladesh. Here, you find many species of birds which is more interesting by the bird’s watchers. After taking breakfast we’ll drive two and half hours to reach at Madhobkunda waterfall (biggest waterfall of region).You may trekking to hills (200ft.). Overnight stay at Grand sultan golf resort.
Note: There are 5 star hotels.


Day-4– Dame (Lake) Srimongal
After breakfast visit Madhobpur Dam (lake) & scenic view of Tripura (India) from High hills.  In the afternoon drive to Dhaka. Night halt in Dhaka.

Day-5– Dhaka City and Sonargaon
Dhaka is a capital of Bangladesh since 1608 beside Buriganga River. It’s a Centre for trade and culture, with a long history as a seat of government in the 17th century. Visit Sonargaon which was first Mughal capital of Bengal (13th – 17th century), and many palaces and mosques from that period remain. Visit Dhaka National Museum, Liberation war museum. After taking dinner drive to Khulna by overnight Scania Volvo coach.

Those ending the trip to Srimangal and Dhaka
Price per person: BDT. ( 4 star and 5 star hotel basis )
02 person –04 person ----06 person ----08 person
40,000 …… 33,000 …… 30,500……….. 28,000


Price per person: BDT. ( 3 star hotel / resort basis )
02 person –04 person ----06 person ----08 person
26,000 …… 18,000 ………. 15,000………12,000


Day-6- Sundarban Mangrove forest 
Early  in  the  morning,  Board  to  our  awaiting  boat  at  Khulna. Immediately Boat will start journey for Sundarban. After few hours of cruising visiting Herbaria and starting journey again. The boat will stop at a forest station to complete formalities and also pick up armed forest guards to stay onboard. The boat will resume the cruise immediately. Arrive at Kochikhali forest station late in the afternoon and anchor for overnight stay. Overnight on board.

Day-7- Sundarban Mangrove forest
Early in the morning at 6:00am, we shall offer trip through small creeks and canals by country boat to see the wildlife and jungle walk towards the forest office to feel the forest from very close. After breakfast, visiting Kochikhali Sea beach and back to the boat before lunch. At around 12:00hrs start cruising towards Kotka wildlife sanctuary, upon arrival Jungle walk near forest office to explore the jungle and small boat trip to the small cannels. Bar – B – Q dinner on boat. Overnight on board in Tambulbunia.

Day-8 - Sundarban Mangrove forest
In the morning the boat will resume cruising. After visiting Herbaria, we will seek for Khulna. Arrive at Khulna in the evening after an enjoyable tour. After dinner drive back to Dhaka by overnight coach.

Day-9- Dhaka
In the morning arrive in Dhaka. Free time and overnight stay.

Day-10– Cox’s Bazar Longest sea beach
Leave Dhaka in the morning and journey to Cox’s bazar by a/c Scania Volvo coach. Upon arriving at Cox’s bazaar check in to hotel and night halt. 


Day-11- Cox’s Bazar Longest sea beach
After breakfast guided excursion to the “Broken Hills” and waterfalls of Himchori (32 km south from Cox’s Bazar) and Inani beach. Return to Cox’s Bazar. Afternoon is free for your own leisure. Overnight stay at Cox’sbazar.

Day-12 - Cox’s Bazar Longest sea beach
After breakfast take the morning Scania Volvo bus journey to return Dhaka. Arriving Dhaka in the evening, night stay in Dhaka.

Day-13– Dhaka
Departure.

Price per person: BDT. ( 4 star and 5 star hotel basis )
02 person –04 person ----06 person ----08 person
1,06,000 …… 81,000 …… 75,000……. 71,000

Price per person: BDT. 3 star hotel basis )
02 person –04 person ----06 person ----08 person
85,000 …… 58,000 …… 48,500………. 45,000


PACKAGE SHALL INCLUDE:
·         Accommodations twin/couple sharing basis.
·         All transport and sightseeing by ac bus/vehicle.
·         Cruise inside the Forest with exclusive Boat
·         Accommodation on our cruiser on sharing basis
·         All meals.
·         All activities inside the forest as per itinerary.
·         Small country boat to make trips inside small canals/creeks.
·         Mineral water for drinking during the trip.
·         BAR-B-Q dinner on the last night inside the Sundarban forest.
·         Entry fee, Forest fees & permission
·         Armed forest guard from the forest department.
·         Toll and tax.
·         An accompanied expeditions Guide during the trip.

PACKAGE EXCLUDES:

·         Drinks both hard & soft (But soft drinks can be purchased from the boat).
·         Items of personal nature.
·         Tips.

THINGS TO CARRY:
(1)     Windbreaker / raincoat / umbrella (2) Snicker shoes for walking. (3) Hat / Cap for Sun protection. (4) Sun-burn lotion & insects spray. (5) Binoculars (6) Camera & films (7) Flash light. (8) A pair of sharp eyes to locate interesting objects.


BANGLADESH EXPEDITIONS
( LONELY PLANET RECOMMANDED TOUR OPERATOR IN BANGLADESH)
CONTACT
DHAKA OFFICE:
102/7, Airport road,Kakoli,Banani, Dhaka-1213
Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel,107, Kazi Nazrul Islam Av. Dhaka, Bangladesh
Phone: 00 88 01976174432, 00 88 – 01715093412  Fax:00 88 02- 8140217



               An expedition with us, an experience forever …