Paddle Steamer & Sundarban Tour
The best Sundarbans experience you can have in Bangladesh having a Journey on a first-class cabin of century old Rocket Paddle Steamer from Dhaka to Hularhat, a tour that includes a full-day sightseeing at Old Dhaka and Bagerhat to visit Lalbagh Fort, Ahsan Manzil, 60 Dome Mosque, and Kodla Moth. This tour is an unique opportunity to visit 2 UNESCO world heritage site. First you will visit the 15th century Muslim city Bagerhat the next day after you will go for a full 3 days excursion to Sundarbans which is another UNESCO world heritage site, and home of Royal Bengal Tigers, monkeys, salt water crocodiles, sweet water dolphins, and many species of birds.
Day-01: Day-01: Old Dhaka tour and Journey on the rocket steamer.
An English speaking guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at 09 am to pick you up, and will start Old Dhaka to do a whole day tour in old Dhaka including Dhakeshwari Temple, Lalbagh Fort, Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque, Armenian Church, Star Mosque, Ahsan Manjil, and Sadarghat River Station. You will take a lunch break at a descent local restaurant in Old Dhaka, and continue sightseeing till the evening. You also will enjoy a short boat ride at Buriganga river in the evening on a wooden boat to experience the life the people from other bank of the river and life of boatman. Embark Rocket Steamer at Kodomtoli at 6 pm then a memorable overnight journey in Rocket Steamer to Hularhat. Overnight on the boat.
Day-02: Full day tour at Bagerhat, a worthy visit to UNESCO heritage.
Rocket Steamer will arrive around 9 am at Hularhat in the morning and the curing on the boat at morning time will give you a chance to learn about the life of people who reside on the bank of river and different profession based on the river water. After getting off the boat you will have a short drive of an hour towards Bagerhat in an air-conditioned car and visit the 15th century Muslim city once called Khalifatabad, which is presently Bagerhat, an UNESCO protected world heritage site. For the whole day you’ll visit most of the remaining mosques from the 15th century city Khalifabad, such as 60 Dome Mosque, 09 Dome Mosque, Rono Bijoypur Mosque, and Singair Mosque. Also we’ll take you to visit the shrine of Khan Jahan Ali, the saint general from Turkey who came to spread Islam in the Indian sub-continent and founded this great city, and Kodla Moth – a very beautiful Hindu temple from 17th century. By the evening you will be exhausted and drive back to Khulna for overnight or Drive toward Mongla (Parjatan Hotel Pasur) to catch the boat to go to Sunderban next day.
Day-03: Welcome to our Sundarban Adventure Cruise, the homeland of the tiger.
Just after completion of boarding, you will start the lifetime memory journey through the magical mangrove forest, you likely will be arriving in Kotka/ Kochikhali by late in the afternoon. Your expert guide will offer you some forest activities in the afternoon after reaching there and If only we are allowed by the daylight. Enjoy the fascinating nature; hang on to the music of silence. Overnight and all meals onboard. The boat will be anchored nearby the forest station.
Day-04: Full day activities Kotka/Kochikahli
Early in the morning around 6 am (will depend on the weather situation) your guide will offer you a silent wooden rowing boat trip, which is considered one of the must do activates during your stay at the home of tiger the magical forest , through the narrow creek for couples of hours and get back to the boat for breakfast. We will invite you to a six kilometer beach walk/ easy forest walk and beach activities for next couples of hours in between lunch and breakfast. After the beach activity return to the boat by lunch time, after lunch around 3:30pm an adventurous jungle walk will be offered by your guide. Soon after completion of your boarding on the boat you will start journey for the Pakhir Khal or at convenient location for overnight stay by the forest station.
Day-05: Sundarbans: Visit Fishing Village & Crocodile Breeding Center
Today you will be offered a boat ride on the noiseless wooden row boat just after the sun rise and explore a canal near the forest station. Return to the main boat at 7.30 am and have breakfast. We’ll start our return journey toward Mongla from here through other small rivers and canals. You will visit a fishing village and Koromjal Crocodile Breeding Center on the way to Mongla. And finally you reach at Mongla late in the afternoon, and drive back to Khulna for overnight journey to Dhaka or stay at Khulna and start journey next day morning by air or by train.
Day-06: Retunr Journey from Khulna to Dhaka
To end the tour after breakfast, transfer to Khulna Railway Station. Depart for Dhaka on by train on Chitra express which leaves at 8.30 am. You will arrived at Dhaka around 6 pm in the afternoon. You also another option to come to Dhaka by air from Jessor airport. First you will be transferred from Khulna to Jessor by airport shuttle service.
05 Nights accommodation with complementary breakfast in hotels and including on the house boat in sundarban as per intinerary on twin sharing basis.
All meals, drinking water, tea, and coffee while on the boat at during you stay Sundarbans for three days on the cruising boat.
1st class cabin on Rocket Paddle Steamer to Hularhat on twin sharing basis.(subject to availability and price will be adjust as per available option)
All site entrance fees.
Air-conditioned car, driver, and English speaking guide all the way except on the return journey of last day.
All tips except our guide, driver, and boat crew.
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Things to carry at Sundarban
Code of ethics and conduct for visitors to the Sundarban reserve forest.
Activity in Sundarban
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