Barisal Backwater Tour

Barisal Backwater Tour

Barisal -is The South part of Bangladesh, called The Island of Bengal, Venice of Bengal, The Land of Rice – River – Canals and Fish.When hills, tea valley and ancients monuments in other parts of Bangladesh then The Backwaters are unique to Barisal. The most beautiful and accessible part of the backwaters is The Attghar – Kuriana, The famous “Floating Guava Market”. There are 12-15 canals with full of natural beauty which is completely rare in over all Bangladesh and it is listed as prestigious with rich bio-diversity.The Barisal Back Waters are a network of interconnected canals, rivers, a labyrinthine system formed by a long water ways and some time compared to the Indian Kerala and American Bayou. In the midst of this landscape there are a number of villages and full of village activities.There are 4/5 mighty rivers has surrounded in this area. Miles after miles you can enjoy the full blossom of the nature. The shadow of the tree of two side of the canals falling on to canal and you can also imagine that you are doing backwater in Amazon Swamp Forest. Many unique species of aquatic life including crabs, frogs and mud-skippers, water birds such as terns, kingfishers and cormorants and animals such as otters and turtles live in and alongside the backwaters.Palm trees, Sugarcane and Hog Palm orchards, various leafy plants and bushes grow alongside the backwaters, providing a green hue to surrounding landscape. You can take your meals meantime of the trip – there are some village restaurants in there also. The Backwaters area start 40 minutes distance by CNG from Barisal City, Name – Banaripara River Port on mighty river “Sandha”. You can enjoy this backwater trip all over the year with your full satisfaction.

 

Night-1 Our guide will pick up you from Hotel and help to board the ferry/Rocket. You will keep your staffs inside the sleeping cabin and come outside to the see the beauty. Ferry/Rocket will leave Dhaka 6.30 p.m. You will stay Ferry cabin overnight.

Day 1: The ferry/Rocket will reach at 6 am in the morning. Our guide will pick up you from Ferry and immediately transferred to the Hotel. Take rest 1-2 hours. Then will go out to see the city. Will visit Church, the busy local bazaars, river ports. At 11 am, will take public ferry to Bhola. The ferry will go through small and big rivers and you will enjoy the riverside beauty seating on Ferry roof. After 2.5 hours, reach to Bhola. Walk around that area and come back same way. Evening, return to Barisal and stay overnight.

Day 2: Early morning guide will come and pick up you to start backwater and village trip. At first will go to Banaripara and ride small country boat. The boat will start running though tiny canals. You will see the village beauty of both sides of the canals. Will visit some floating markets and get off some small locality to meet the people. Then visit Pottery home, paddy field, battle leaf garden and many more village activities. At 4 pm : Head to Barisal to take the Ferry to Dhaka. Stay Ferry over night.

Day 3: Early morning (6 am) ferry will reach Dhaka Sadarghat and end the tour.

Means of Transports we will use: Ferry/Rocket, local transport , Boat and Walking

Price of Barisal Backwater Tour

Group Size      Standard Package       Deluxe Package    Luxury Package
BDT
Per Person
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Per Person
BDT
Per Person
USD
Per Person
BDT
Per Person
USD
Per Person
02 Pax 20,500 $270 23,000 $300 25,500 $335
03 Pax 19,500 $250 21,500 $280 24,000 $315
04 Pax 16,000 $210 22,500 $290 21,000 $275

 

Facilities    Standard  Package         Deluxe Package    Luxury Package
Dhaka – Barisal Ferry 2nd Class cabin on Rocket, or single/double cabin on traditional ferry (non-ac, common toilet) – Twin sharing basis 1st class cabin on Rocket, or double cabin on traditional ferry (ac, common toilet) – Twin sharing basis VIP Cabin on traditional ferry (air-conditioned) with attached bath and balcony – Twin sharing basis
Hotel at Barisal Hotel Athena (Basic hotel, air-conditioned room, western style toilet, hot water) – Twin sharing basis Room Hotel Arena (Moderate hotel, air-conditioned room, western style toilet, hot water, wi-fi on lobby) – Twin sharing basis Room

 

 

Tour includes:

  • 02 Nights’ accommodation on passenger ferry in a sleeping cabin on twin sharing basis. 1.5 Night accommodation in a hotel at Barisal.
  • 02 Breakfast, 02 lunches with locally purchased fruits, drinking water, tea while on country boat at Barisal.
  • Tuk-Tuk and Rickshaw as transport in Barisal.
  • All boat rides mentioned in the itinerary.
  • English speaking guide.

Tour excludes:

  1. Drinks both hard and soft.
  2. Items of personal nature and items not mentioned above.