Discover Bangladesh

Discover the diversity of Bangladeshi culture, its fascinating history, ancient traditional villages and the beauty of its rural regions including the Chars and Bandarban.

We tour New and Old Dhaka including major museums, archaeological sites, a handloom factory and Art Institute of Dhaka University.

Our Bangladesh tour includes an excursion to the intriguing Chars – a boat cruise to reach and then walk inside one of the old vilages.

The In-Depth journey through Bangladesh culminates with three days exploring Chittagong’s ethnic villages, river cruise, temples and museums.

Precedes our Sri Lanka tours.

BANGLADESH TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Tour New & Old Dhaka
  • Mahasthangarth, early capital of Bangladesh
  • River Cruise on the Padma River
  • Chittagong Tribal villages
  • The Bandarban

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  • 1
    Day 1-2: Dhaka

    Arrive and transfer to hotel. The following day we will visit, Dhaka University Art Institute, Old Dhaka, Tara Mosque, Ahsan Manzil (Pink Palace), Sadarghat Port and a rickshaw making workshop.

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    Day 3: Rajshahi

    This morning we depart to Rajshahi with stops en-route to visit the hand loom factory Sharee and the mustard factory for making mustard oil in Tangail. Next we visit the 11th century Puthia (city of temples), Puthia King's Palace, terracotta ornate temples, Shiva temple and the largest Shiva linga of the Indian sub-continent. After lunch, visit Barandra (Varendra) Museum. This evening, enjoy sunset from the banks of the Padma River (the Bangladesh part of the Ganges River).

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    Day 4: Rajshahi-Naogoan-Dinajpur

    Stops along the way to Dinajpur to visit: 16th century Kusumba Mosque, 7th century Paharpur Monastery, ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur, Halud Vihara and Jaggadala Vihara.

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    Day 5: Bogra

    Our group tour will proceed to Bogra, one of the oldest towns in northern Bangladesh. En-route, we visit the ornate terracotta Kantanagar Temple, a combination of Hindu and Mughal architecture. This afternoon, visit Mahasthangarh, early capital, considered sacred by Buddhists and Hindus.

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    Day 6: The Chars-Dhaka

    We depart early to visit the Chars of the Jamuna River. We’ll drive approx 2 hours on a rough road to Sirajganj town, on the bank of the Jamua River between Bogra and Dhaka. Then by boat we cruise one hour to the chars.

    We will disembark the boat and walk 15 minutes to a Char village to observe the simplicity of Char life: their cultivation, education, culture, commerce, society. We return to Sirajganj and drive to Dhaka (2.5 hours).

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    Day 7: Depart

    A morning tour of New Dhaka. Afternoon flight to Colombo if joining our Sri Lanka tour or depart for home.

  • 7
    OR CONTINUE TO CHITTAGONG
    Day 7: Dhaka-Comilla-Chittagong

    We will stop mid way on the drive in Comilla and visit the Folk Museum and Mainmani Buddhist Temple. Continue to Chittagong.

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    Day 8-9: Chitagong

    A full two days immersing in Chittagong sites including museums, ship breaking yards, Central bazaar, the old city and river front as well as the Bandarban including an ethnic village and boat ride on Sangu River.

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    Day 10: Chittagong-Dhaka-Depart

    Fly to Dhaka for your international flight home.

  • 10
    Option to Add on Sundarbans

    Please request.

  • Trip Length

    6-day Visit Bangladesh-Highlights

    10 day Explore Bangladesh In-Depth

    Trip begins and ends in Dhaka

  • Dates

    Highlights: January 12-18, 2019
    In-Depth: January 12-21, 2019

  • Land Cost

    Highlights From: $1985
    In-Depth From: $2650
    includes flights within tour

  • Accommodations

    4 star hotel in Dhaka
    3 star elsewhere

  • Group Size

    4-12 guests

  • Included Meals

    All breakfasts
    Highlights: 5 lunches and 1 dinner
    In-Depth: 8 lunches and 1 dinner

  • Reading List

    Suggested Reading

  • Extend Your Trip

    Sri Lanka Tour
    South India
    Extension to Sundarbans (wildlife). Please Inquire.

Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

Rajshahi Division, Bangladesh

Bogra, Rajshahi Division, Bangladesh

Comilla, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh

Chittagong, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh

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