Barisal Backwater & Bagerhat Tour

Visit Barisal Backwater & Mosque city Bagerhat on a single trip. Barisal is the land of rice–river–canal, and the fish called the island of Bengal, Venice of Bengal. The backwaters’ most beautiful and accessible parts are  Atghar &  Kuriana Upazilla, The famous ‘Floating Guava Market. There are 12-15 canals full of natural beauty rare in Bangladesh and listed with rich bio-diversity. Sixty Dome Mosque which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site is the largest in that country from the Sultanate period. It has been described as the most impressive Muslim monument in the whole of the Indian subcontinent. In the middle of the 15th century, a Muslim colony was founded in the mangrove forest of the Sundarbans, near the coast in the Bagerhat District by a saint-General, named Khan Jahan Ali.

This tour starts with a full-day city tour, including the New and Old parts of Dhaka. After a whole night cruising by modern ship. We’ll go to the UNESCO World Heritage Site-Sixty Dome Mosque, Shrine of Khan Jahan Ali, and Nine-dome Mosque in Bagerhat, Khulna. Next day we’ll cover famous Backwater and floating markets of guava, vegetables, and other fruits in Barisal. Experience the traditional Bazaar beside the river, the lifestyle of the people, the school, and many exciting things for a memorable trip.

Duration :
3N / 3D
Locations :
Dhaka, Bagerhat & Barisal
Attractions :
  • New & Old Dhaka
  • Overnight ship journey by modern rocket.
  • Barisal Backwater
  • Floating Markets
  • Sixty DomedsMosque
  • Shrine of Khan Zahan Ali
  • Nine Domed Mosque
  • Kodla Mauth
Tour Available :
Round the year.
Best time to go:
July to September

Tour Highlights:

  • Visit historical places in New and Old Dhaka.
  • Enjoy an overnight river cruise by a modern rocket ship.
  • Visit UNESCO world heritage Sixty Dome Mosque, Nine Domed Mosque, and Shrine of Khan Jahan Ali at Bagerhat.
  • Enjoy a famous backwater cruise and experience the floating bazaar.
  • Walk around the village, Bazaars, and ports, and know the lifestyles.
  • Enjoy the small boat ride through the rivers and canals of Barisal.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 : Dhaka City & 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 Kawranbazar Vegetable 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 Manzil also 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.
  • We will accommodate ourselves at the Rocket Ship.  It will start the cruise at 18:30 hrs onward to Hularhat under Bagerhat.
  • Dinner & Night stay at the ship.
Day 2 : Historic Mosque city of Bagerhat & Barishal.
  • After a full night of cruising, the ship will arrive at Hularhat around 10:00 am. The sunrise and the beauty of rural Barishal are amazing in the morning.
  • Upon arrival, we will drive to Bagerhat to visit the historical 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 drive or will take a public ferry to Barishal in the afternoon.
  • Dinner and the overnight stay in Barishal.
Day 3 : Backwater and Floating Markets in Barishal.
  • Very early morning, we will 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’ll visit a village to meet the people from the small locality. Walk around and meet some friendly people. Specialty the children are very curious for you. The famous floating nursery plants are interesting.
  • After lunch, we will drive to visit the biggest pottery village. Spend the evening at the busy markets of the city and ferry piers.
  • After dinner, our ship will start its journey towards Dhaka around 8:30 pm.
  • Overnight in a modern ship cabin.
Day 4 : Arrival at Dhaka.
  • We will arrive at the Dhaka Sadarghat Launch terminal in the early morning. you will be dropped at your places after a wonderful Barishal trip.

Price for the tour (Per Person)

Starting Price
USD 320.00


  • All Accommodation in 3 stars hotels or resorts on a twin share basis. (Upgrades of hotels and single supplement is available)
  • All transportation like Air-conditioned cars, ship tickets, boat rides, and other vehicles are mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All meals at local standard restaurants and mineral water for drinking.
  • English-speaking accompanied guide for the entire trip.
  • All entrance fees during the trip.


  • Drinks both hard and soft.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips.


  • 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 the Sundarbans 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. Ahsan Manzil and Lalbagh Fort are also closed on government holidays. But you can have an outside view of these places.
  • Old Rocket Steamer is out of service but modern rocket ships are available on the same route.


The best time to visit Bangladesh depends on your preferences and the type of experience you’re seeking. Bangladesh has a tropical monsoon climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. October to March is generally considered the best time to visit Bangladesh.  The weather is cool and dry, making it comfortable for travel and outdoor activities. It’s an excellent time to explore cultural and historical sites, as well as natural attractions.


We are very sincere in making each of your trips special. Sundarbans is a place where you should be very careful to get it’s best.  Get the idea by following the information.

     Forest friendly Itinerary:

  • Our itinerary is made by experiences of 30 years. There are many things you should follow like tide, time, wildlife timing & silence.

     Off-the-Beaten-Path Exploration:

  • Explore lesser-known areas of the Sundarbans to have a more unique and less crowded experience.
  • There are many tourist boats & ships in the forest. We seek an empty spot in our activities.

     Specialized Activities:

  • Participate in specialized activities such as bird watching, canal cruises, or guided nature walks to enhance your experience.
  • Consider exploring the Sundarbans from a different perspective, such as a silent boat trip through the creeks.

     Responsible Tourism:

  • Our boats are eco-friendly and silent at night. We follow responsible tourism options to minimize your impact on the environment and support sustainable practices.

     Small Private Group:

  • Our group is private and smaller to experience the best of Sundarbans.


The experience of decades in inbound travel with honesty is our capital. Apart from that, our hospitality and care are priceless you get. We always believe that you are on holiday and it’s our job to make your days memorable. Our realistic and comfortable travel plan is prior to serving you at a reasonable price.


Yes. VOA is available at international airports. The citizens of All European Countries, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, China, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait & Oman can get Visa on Arrival (VOA) for the official duty, business, investment and tourism regardless of the Bangladeshi mission status.  Check eligibility, requirements, fees, duration & all other information from our website link.



You must get permission to visit Chittagong Hill Tracts and it’s included in our package. Separate permission is required for Rangamati and Bandarban. We are an authorized company and you must not worry about that.


Our Package includes complimentary breakfast at the hotels and lunch-dinner at good-quality restaurants. 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. In Sundarbans, we have a special chef to make your food. We offer food for vegetarians. But there are limitations of items at some restaurants in remote areas.

If you want to exclude food, that’s fine. We will take you to the best restaurants.