Classic Tour to Srimangal
Srimangal, the hilly area, is the tea capital of Bangladesh, with tea estates, lemon orchards, pineapple and rubber plantations, is one of the most picturesque and enjoyable parts of the country. For miles around, tea estates form a perennially green carpet on the sloping hills. Your most treasured experiences in Bangladesh can be certainly, few days spent around it’s tea estates and exploring nearby villages and forests. This tour is not packed with activities and sightseeing. Instead you pass time here slowly enjoying beauty of it. You wonder in the numerous tea gardens to enjoy their beauty, visit tribal villages to see their lifestyle, trek through Lawachara National Park to discover wildlife and birds.
Day-01: Tea Plantations, Pineapple & Lemon orchard.
Pick up from the hotel at 06.30 am, transfer to Airport Railway Station and depart for Srimangal at 7 am on 709 Parabat Express. After 4 hours train journey you will reach at Srimangal around 11 am, transfer to the resort and after check-in its lunchtime (on the way of our journey we will confirm our arrival there and fix the menu for the lunch). In the afternoon, you will see tea deposit activities on a tea garden before sunset when female workers gather to deposit their tea leaves which they collected during the whole day, which is photogenic and walking through the tracks inside picturesque tea gardens, visit some pineapple lemon orchards on the gentle slope of the hills are some common activities at Srimangal at first day. Visit a colony of tea workers if time permits. After dinner, we’ll be taken to Nilkontho Tea cabin to taste the famous 7 layer tea of Srimangal. Overnight at Srimangal (Nisorgo Eco Resort).
Day-02: Lawachara National Park, and Bird Watching at Baikka Beal.
Very early in the morning around 5.30 to 6 am, before the local tourist arrives at the Lawachara national park, you will go for a rewarding nature trekking through the Lawachara National Park Park consists of 460 species, of which 167 species are plants, 4 amphibian species, 6 reptile species, 246 bird species, and 20 mammal species. Different types of plants make the natural view of ‘Lawachara’ very thrilling and attractive. We’ll take the 03 hours track for the maximum chance to see wildlife, especially the Hollock Gibbons for which this forest is famous for. In the afternoon visit Baikka Beal, a wetland sanctuary for the migratory birds and paradise for the bird lovers. Overnight at Nisorgo Eco Resort.
Day-03: Morning free time at Srimangal – Back to Dhaka by Train
Morning is free to do anything you like on your own. Transfer to the railway station, and depart for Dhaka either by Jayantika express (Thursday off) at 10.30 am or Kalani Express at 09.10 arrive Dhaka around 4 pm or 2 pm and transfer to hotel/Residence. End of the tour.
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