Bangladesh Adventure Tour

Make an adventure on the largest mangrove forest Sundarbans and natural Sylhet.  The Sundarbans lie on the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna rivers on the Bay of Bengal. It’s intersected by a complex network of tidal waterways, mudflats, and small islands of salt-tolerant mangrove forests. It presents an excellent example of ongoing ecological processes. The area is known for its wide range of fauna, including 260 bird species, the man-eating Bengal tiger, and other threatened species such as the estuarine crocodile and the Indian python.

Sylhet is a state tea capital of Bangladesh with wide natural resources like the Swampforest, Tamabil, Jaflong, and Lalakhal and the Bichanakandi-connected to Meghalaya by the river.  It has over 163 tea gardens are the most interesting place to visit. Srimagnal, a beautiful area of Sylhet is delighted by the Lawachara rain forest, Madampur Dam, Humhum waterfall,  Manipuri & Khashia communities and endless tea plantation.

This tour is expensive for the adventure lover and a wonderful experience of natural Bangladesh.

Duration :
11 Nights / 12 Days
Locations :
Dhaka, Barishal, Bagerhat, Sundarbans, Srimangal & Sylhet
Attractions :

Dhaka City

⊕ New & old Dhaka ⊕ Overnight ship journey.

Barishal

⊕Backwater Cruise ⊕ Floating Bazaar ⊕ Village beauty.

Sundarbans

⊕ Kochikhlai wildlife sanctuary ⊕ Kotka wildlife sanctuary ⊕ Harbaria Eco-Tourism Center ⊕ Jamtola Sea-beach ⊕ Karamjal Crocodile breeding center ⊕Fishing village & firm

Sylhet & Srimangal

⊕ Lalakhal & Bichanakandi ⊕ Trekking to Hum Hum & Madhabkunda Waterfalls ⊕ Rainforest & Swamp forest ⊕ Tea plantations, pineapple, lemon & rubber gardens ⊕ Monipuri & Khasia communities.

Bagerhat

⊕ Sixty Dome Mosque ⊕ Shrine of Khan Jahan Ali ⊕ Nine Dome Mosque

 

Tour Available :
Round the year.
Best time to go:
October to March

Tour Highlights:

  • Visit 2 UNESCO world heritage sites of Bangladesh.
  • Adventure on largest & famous forests-rivers exists in Bangladesh.
  • Adventure on the largest mangrove forest in the world & UNESCO world heritage Sundarbans with an exploration of 3 days inside the deep forest.
  • Adventure on Lawachara rain forest, the national reserved forest with lots of birds, animals, and rare trees. Explore Ratargul Swampforest by country boat.
  • Visit Hum Hum Waterfall, and Madhabkunda Waterfall by trekking. Make an adventure cruise to  Lalakhal and Bichanakandi. Visit Monipuri & Khashia community people.
  • Visit the tea capital Srimangal & Sylhet covered by around 163 tea gardens. Walk inside the tea plantations, rubber, pineapple & lemon gardens and enjoy Seven Layer tea in the traditional tea stall ‘Neel Kantha’.
  • Enjoy an overnight ship journey to Barishal and enjoy riverain Bangladesh.
  • Visit UNESCO world heritage Sixty Dome Mosque in Bagerhat including the Shrine of Khan Jahan Ali & Nine Dome Mosque.
  • Visit all the historical places in New and Old Dhaka.

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Tour Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival at Dhaka
  • Arrive at Dhaka Airport. Our guide will meet you and transfer you to the hotel for the night's stay. Have rest for the day. Or let's make an introduction to Dhaka city by a Rickshaw ride.
Day 2 : Dhaka City and Overnight Ship Journey
  • Around 8:00 am-8:30 am, start the tour from your hotel or residence. Our responsible guide will pick you up in the car.  Start with KawranbazarVegetable Market, the biggest bazaar in Dhaka. Visit the outside view of the National Assembly (Parliament Building), the largest legislative complex in the world designed by famous American architect Louis Kahn.
  • Visit Curzon hall,   Dhakeswari Temple, the national Hindu temple of Bangladesh built by Ballal Sen in the 12th century.
  • Head to Lalbagh Fort, a key attraction for tourists. It’s an incomplete construction of the Mughal period in the 17th century started by Subahdar Muhammad Azam Shah. Visit Star Mosque, Armenian Church at Armanitola, and have your lunch.
  • After, we will visit the famous Ahsan Manzilalso known as Pink Palace in Sadarghat. It was the official residential palace of Nawab in Dacca in the 19th century.  We will go to Sadarghat River Port by walking for 5 min (or by car) on a busy street. Experience the floating people and trading boats in the iconic Buriganga River. Enjoy a small boat ride to cross the river. Shipbreaking activities are interesting there for photography.
  • We will accommodate ourselves on the modern ship. Enjoy the overnight ship journey to Barishal.
  • Dinner & Night stay at the ship cabin.
Day 3 : Beautiful Barishal, Historic Mosque city of Bagerhat and Mongla.
  • The ship will arrive in Barishal very early in the morning.  We will depart from the ship to start our car journey to  Banaripara. Our awaiting country boat will start cruising through the river. This is a wonderful moment when it goes through the tiny canals.  The village's beauty and people's lifestyle will definitely impress you.
  • We will visit some floating markets by country boat including the famous Guava market (August). Mostly the vendors come to buy fruits and vegetables from the wholesaler. Don't forget to have some fresh fruit there.
  • After, we will drive towards Bagerhat to visit the Sixty Dome Mosque which is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites in Bangladesh. Visit the Shrine of Khan Jahan Ali, who built more than a dozen mosques in Bagerhat including the Sixty Dome Mosque. Nine Dome Mosque, Singair Mosque, and Kodla Mauth are also on our bucket list.
  • We will check into the hotel Pashur in Mongla. Have lunch and rest for a while or visit the nearby river ghat and the bazaars.
  • Dinner and the overnight stay at Mongla.
Day 4 : Sundarbans National Forest.
  • Early in the morning, our Sundarbans journey will start. Get your accommodation and breakfast on the boat.
  • After the journey of two hours, the boat will stop at the Chadpai forest office to complete the formalities and to pick up an armed forest guard for security.
  • We’ll cruise to visit Harbaria eco-center, a popular spot for Sundarbans.  It 30 minutes of walking through the sanctuary.
  • We will cruise again through the deep forest. Experience the silence of the largest mangrove. In the evening, we’ll anchor our boat near the Kochikhali Forest office.  If time permits, we will make a small boat cruise through the canals.
  • Overnight stay in Kochikhali.
Day 5 : Kochikhali & Kotka Wildlife Sanctuaries, Sea Beach and deep forest walking.
  • Today is our biggest day on the Sundarbans. Very early in the morning, we will start with a boat trip through the small creeks. Spot wildlife especially different species of birds.  The morning sound will satisfy you. At a point, we’ll get off the small boat for a long walk into the forest office area.
  • We will cruise for Kotka. It takes 2 hours to reach Kotka station. On this journey, you’ll see wildlife including deers, crocodiles, birds, otters, and Bengal monitors.
  • We need an hour of walking to visit Jamtola Sea beach. This is an adventurous journey through the deep forest.  It's the Bay of Bengal which is our destination.
  • After lunch, visit the Kotka wildlife sanctuary area. This is the major point to see the group of deers. We will take enough time to explore the sanctuary and enjoy the sunset on the beach.
  • Then, we’ll start the journey back. We will anchor the boat at the middle point of Sundarban in Chadpai/Jaimoni. Enjoy B-B-Q Dinner on the boat and make the day fulfilled.
Day 6 : Fishing Village & Fly to Dhaka.
  • Early in the morning, we will make a small boat trip through the small creeks.
  • We will visit a fishing village today.  The village also produces a lot of Shimp firms. Meet people to know their lifestyle. Spend an enjoyable moment with happy children.
  • After lunch, make yourself ready to depart from the boat. We will start the car journey to Jessore Airport.
  • Fly Dhaka and transfer to the hotel for the night's stay.
Day 7 : Sreemangal Tea Estates, Madhabpur Lake and Manipuri Para.
  • Around 7:00, our responsible guide will meet you.  We will start a drive for 4:30 hrs approximately toward Srimangal.
  • On arrival, visit the nearest tea gardens. If we get the chance will visit the tea factory where you can see the processing of making drinkable tea.
  • We will drive to visit the Madhabpur dam (lake) covered by small hills and tea gardens. We will stop at some pineapple and rubber gardens on the way back.
  • We will go to the Manipuri Tribal community village. Learn their present lifestyles and weaving method of their own traditional clothes. Mostly they are living a modern lifestyle nowadays.
  • Taste the famous ‘7 layer tea’ in a tea stall called Neel Kantho in the evening. We will stop for the day in Sreemangal.
Day 8 : Trekking to Hum Hum Waterfall in Sreemangal.
  • Early in the morning,  we will drive to Kolabonpara to start a trek. We need 4 hours of trekking inside the forest to visit Hum Hum Waterfall.  Visit nearest villages and forest area till afternoon.
  • Overnight in Sreemangal.
Day 9 : National Rainforest of Lawachara, Madhabkunda Waterfall and Sylhet.
  • Early in the morning, get ready to visit the Lawachara National Park. It is the last remaining tropical rainforest in this country. Also, home to a large variety of rare and endangered species, the most prominent of which are the Hallock Gibbons.
  • After, we will drive to visit Madhabkunda Waterfall, which is the largest one in Bangladesh.
  • In the afternoon, we will drive to Sylhet for the night's stay.
Day 10 : Wonderful Lala Khal, Bichanakandi in Sylhet.
  • Today, we will start with a wonderful cruise on Lala Khal. Two hours of a refreshing cruise on blue water will let us see the Indian border.
  • After, we will drive to visit Bichanakandi. Here you can see the hilly tiny river flowing from the hills of Meghalaya, the stream flows through stones as usually found in this part of Sylhet, and it is surrounded by hills covered with green vegetation. The boat ride is really enjoyable.
  • Overnight in Sylhet City.
Day 11 : Ratargul Swamp forest and Journey back to Dhaka.
  • Today we will make a boat ride to explore Ratargul Swamp Forest. The flooded trees and the wild snakes are adventurous. This place is beautiful during the rainy season.
  • After visiting Lakkaura Tea garden, we will drive towards Dhaka.
  • Arrive in Dhaka and halt for the night's stay.
Day 12 : Departure
  • Before the flight, if you have time, go shopping or have your free time.
  • Transfer to the airport and fly to your place with the wonderful memories and experiences an enjoyable tour in beautiful Bangladesh.

Price for the tour (Per Person)

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Includes:

  • Airport pickup and drops.
  • All Accommodation in 3 stars hotels or resorts on a twin share basis. (Upgrades of accommodation and single supplements are available)
  • All transportation like the air-conditioned car, Tuk-tuk, Ship cabin, air, and small boats as per itinerary.
  • All meals at local restaurants with quality food and mineral water for drinking.
  • 1st class cabin bed on the ship for Dhaka to Hularhat.
  • 1st class train ticket for Khulna to Rajshahi.
  • 24X7 Tea or coffee for the Sundarbans trip.
  • 10,500 TK forest revenue & Forest Gaurd for the Sundarban trip.
  • All permissions, Entry fees, and tax for the entire trip.
  • English-speaking guide for the entire trip.

Excludes:

  • Personal expenses.
  • Food not mentioned above.
  • Tips.

Notes:

  • Timing and assembling for the places are flexible; we could change them because of traffic or timing during the tour. But we will cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bengali local food is spicy. Plain rice, vegetables, fish & meat are available in restaurants. Biriyani & Khichuri made of Rice, lentils, meat, and special spices are the famous food of old Dhaka also available in other cities. (Non-spicy food is possible to order at most of the restaurants if you like.)
  • It requires modest clothes to visit any mosque. It does not allow shorts for the purpose, and especially, women have to cover their hair and arms with clothes.
  • The dress of shorts is not a problem in Sundarban, Srimangal area.
  • Ahsan Manzil is closed on Thursday and opens Fridays after 3:00 pm. Lalbagh Fort is closed on Sundays and open on Mondays after 2:00 pm.

Sundarbans:

  • The itinerary could be changed because of tides, daylight hours, moon phases, and weather. But we always try to cover all the mentioned places.
  • The small boats are best for the Sundarban cruise. We organize a private basis tour with the accommodation of 4-10 people by these boats. The room size is quite smaller, with no running hot water, electricity is supplied by the battery, and a small generator to charge up the electrical devices. But it’s comfortable to spend days with the facilities.
  • We make the food on the boat by the experienced chef during the trip.
  • The quantity of mosquitoes is more sometimes. You must carry the mosquito repellent for the trip.
  • No phone signal works inside the deeper forest, but at some point, you will get a phone signal to call an emergency. If you use Bangladeshi TeleTalk SIM, we’ll get better coverage in a remote area like Kotka.
  • The chance of seeing tigers is very rare in the Sundarbans. The lucky one gets the chance of it.
  • Make yourself silent for the boat trip or walking into the forest. The best way to explore Sundarban is to keep silent and look.