Exploring River Life and Surroundings
This tour, designed for, who is running short of time, will give an occasion to relish a scenic cruise on Ganges (Padma) River by public launch from the river front of Dhaka to Chandpur. Chandpur is very popular for Hilsha fish, the national fish of Bangladesh. Highest numbers of Hilsha fish are catches here during the monsoon which has a very high demand all over the country and to the west Bengal of India as well. Walk through the rural fishing village and meeting peoples, enjoy the evening on river cruising at Padma River.
Day 1 Welcome To Chandpur, Famous for Hilsha Fish.
Our guide and driver will pick you from your location and start for Shadarghat at 8 am. After reaching at boat terminal we will get on board onto the available public ferry boat for Chandpur. You will enjoy the scenic natural river beauty of Holly Ganges River and the life besides the Shitalakha & Meghna River. On the way to Chadpur chaotic boat could be overwhelming but has fun too. After 5/6 hours boat journey you will arrive in Chandput boat terminal. Just after arriving at Chadpur our guide will arrange a CNG (TukTuk) for a shorter transfer to your hotel. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant after check in to your hotel. You may require some rest after lunch also to avoid midday harsh sun and hit. Roughly at 3pm in the afternoon leave the hotel for sightseeing. Visiting fishermen village is the worthy activity for a shorter period, walk around and explore their life. Late in the afternoon take a boat to enjoy the sunset on Padma (Ganges) River, same boat will bring you back to the town. Dinner and overnight in the Chandpur town. Advise: Hotel in Chandpur is very basic and the only Bangla foods are available.
Day 2 Return to Dhaka
After breakfast visit the local market place and your guide will hire a local country boat for couples of hours back water cruise. After an early lunch take the boat (ETD 1:30 PM) form the same place back to Dhaka. End of the tour.
All necessary local transfer by reserved public taxi in Chandpur
Experience English speaking guide all the way
Accommodation in Chandpur twin sharing basis
Bottled water for drinking
River cruise on Padma River by hired country boat
What's not Included?
Transfer to and from Sadarghat, Meals, Personal expenses, gratuities, activities not specifically mentioned in the itinerary.
Transfer from hotel/residence to Shadarghat and Return
Transfer to and from Shadharghat and hotel/residence will be by public taxi. for the private taxi, another 3000 BDTaka will be added with price in each way.
Accommodation in Chandpur
There is very limited accommodation at Chandpur. There is a Govt. Guesthouse but very difficult to book that. if we fail to book the govt. In that case, A guesthouse a private hotel will be the only accommodation option.
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