Bangladesh tours around Dhaka
Bangladesh Expeditions (Specialist in River Cruises & Eco-Adventure > since- 2001 )
There isn't a better or more exhilarating way to see the scenic majesty of the countryside. You board on Bangladesh Expedition’s comfortable wooden boat to absorb the sights, while experiencing the surprisingly peaceful sensations of being on the river. This is the only exciting way to discover Bangladesh. You stop on many villages, bazaars, see the real life style, and enjoy the different folk cultural programs in different villages in the evening.
A cruise on Ganges, Bharmaputra, Meghna and others rivers will introduce you to riverine Bangladesh and her history, culture and life style. Bangladesh Expedition offer different type of cruise.
Cruise On Meghna River explore Char village & visit Sonargaon (E v e r y d a y)
Depart Dhaka at 8:30 am from your nominated pick up point. You will board to the wooden decorated boat at Bouddhar Bazaar, which is 30 km from Dhaka and takes about an hour to reach to visit the Chars of the widest Meghna river accessbilbe by boat only. The river about 8km wide here in this tributary channel of the mighty Meghna river as it flows from ( Shillong)India through Bangladesh to Bay of Bengal.
The Meghna is braided network of interacting channels with numerous sandy bed ( Chars ) we discover the char village to observe the simplicity of Char life and know their society, education and culture.during the cruise you may find river dolphin and lot of cormorant with other birds. you will be inspired fishing activities and river bank farmer life
On way back, visit Sonargaon, which was the first capital of Bengal (13th to 17th century). A traditional Bangladeshi food will be served lunch which will be served in the Char silent place or Sonargaon restaurant.
. Leave the boat at around 2 pm. We will drop you at your residence at 06.30 in the evening.
Price per person in US$:
1 pax---2-pax ---3 pax---4 pax---5 pax----20 pax
110 ..........60 .......50.......40............35 …….30
cycle rickshaw based cruise for single 6,000 if couple 5,000
Half Day City Tour
This trip will be started in the morning and mostly cover the old part of Dhaka, which is more, attracted by the tourists. The main attractions are: Sadarghat, Ahsan Manjil Lalbagh Fort, Star Mosque, Armenian Church, Dhakeswai Temple, Karzan Hall,National Parliament Building, National Museum, Liberation War Museum and Dhaka Zoo. We will try to show you as many as possible within 4-5 hours.
Price per person: BDT. 3,500 (Minimum 02 Adults)
cycle rickshaw trip for single 5,000 if couple 6500
Sonargaon sight-seeing & Cruise on Meghna
Price per person: BDT. 5,000 (Minimum 02 Adults)
cycle rickshaw trip for single 6,000 if couple 8,000
Full Day Sight-seeing with Sonargaon
The First half will be same as half - day city tour. After having lunch at city Chinese restaurant, drive to either Sonargaon (29km).The oldest capital city of Bengal (13th - 17th century) or Saver (35km) to visit our National martyrs monument. Back to Dhaka at around 18:00 hour at your nominated pick up point.
Price per person: BDT 4,000. (Minimum 02 Adults)
cycle rickshaw trip for single 4,000 if couple 5,000
Archeological Excursion to Moinamoti
Start from Dhaka in the early morning for Moinamoti which is about 114 km southeast of Dhaka and well connected by road the journey will take two and half hours time. on arrival you will visit "War cemetery" where you can see the graveyard of the soldiers died in the Myanmar front during the World War-2. Drive to the Archeological camp where the Salbon Vihar and the Museum are located. Excavated Buddhist remains of 8th/9th century are dotted
all the way along the north - south running Lalmai - Moinamoti - hill range.
From here the following adjacent sites you may also visit: Ananda Vihar, Charpatra Mura, Itakhola Mura, Rupban Mura, Kutila Mura and Triratna Stupa. Among these, the Ananda Vihara, the Charpatra Mura and the Kutila Mura are situated within the Moinamoti Cantonment are therefore, prior permission of the cantonment authorities is necessary for the visit. After lunch at Miami restaurant we will drive back to Dhaka. On the way back, we will stop at Sonargaon, the oldest city, which was the capital of Bengal from 13th - 17th century for sight-seeing. If our time permits, we may visit the folklore museum and the Panam village. Arrival Dhaka in the evening.
Buddhist Archeological Sites (Day long) - US$ 60
cycle rickshaw trip for single 5,000 if couple 7,000
Excursion Trip to a Pottery Village
Depart Dhaka in the morning for Dhamrai is about 40 km drive to the north.Once this place was very famous for brass artisans. Now few of them are still surviving. You will see one of the places where they are at work. You can visit the "Rath" here in Dhamrai, which is very similar to the Roman Chariot. During the Bengali month of Ashar a big festival "Rath Jatra"
Pottery village trip (Day long) – BDT. 4,500 (Minimum 02 adults)
cycle rickshaw trip for single 5,000 if couple 6,000
day long tours in Manikanj baliati palaces, pottery and snake charmer village tours
price includes all cost @ 70.00 US$ ( minimum 02 adults )
cycle rickshaw trip for single 5,000 if couple 6,000
Experience the Difference - explore rural Dhaka weaving and fisherman village
Overnight Village Home stays with cruise, Jamindar palaces, archaeological excursion to sonargaon & live folk Music
Enjoy warm Bangladeshi Hospitality Imagine living in a traditional house at the countryside, while you enjoy a laid-back lifestyle and plenty of fresh air. Wake up to the sound of birds and cockerels and have a pleasant day with your friendly host family. Savor local food and participate in the delightful activities you experience-tending cattle, weaving, local kids playing, boating, hooking fish, local market, up growing education system, nearby jamindar palace, folk music and much more during your stay with host family The home stay programme whisks visitors off a retreat of silence and rustic charm. Expeditions home stays offer an opportunity for visitors to stay at a rural family cottage which is easily accessible only 30 km. away from Dhaka city. Home stay village presents a different and enjoyable experience visitors to village have the delightful experience of savoring tropical fruits freshly plucked from the orchard. Cruise different villages in the summer water & canal by country boat during a stay at village.
overnight trip Price per person: USD 120 (Minimum 02 Adults)
cycle rickshaw trip for single 7,000 if couple 10,000
Other day long tours:
*Padma resort trip * Heritage Palace & Shal forest trip, Manikgonj Baliai palaces and snake charmer village